The oval-shaped sleeves that hung below her bare shoulders and the banded, low-cut neckline framed her toned biceps like two golden bracelets. Some of the women, mostly Eve's aunts, were seated in lawn chairs underneath the big maple tree laughing and no doubt gossiping, while alternately yelling at grandkids and making sure the food on the picnic tables didn't run low. Holiday Heat by Beverly Jenkins For Eve Clark, winter usually means long cold nights spent alone, until she's persuaded to attend a masked ball. Of course, with their faces masked, it was impossible to tell what they really looked like, but he was enjoying fantasizing about the French maids, she-devils, Playboy Bunnies and the five Tina Turners he spotted in the crowd. Not if the man in question is drop-dead-sexy Montel Starks, Candy Lahane's competitor since he started at their ad agency a year ago. I'm not a fan of those relationships.
She found a pair of black leather short-heeled boots in the box that were as soft and well-made as the catsuit. Camille and Gideon's relationship progressed at a normal rate. Candy Christmas by Adrianne Byrd Peace on earth and goodwill to all men? At age thirty-five, Eve had a body like seventies film icon Pam Grier, with the height and stature to represent. Once Upon a Holiday also has stories from Adrianne Byrd and Kimberly Kaye Terry. And since I detest spoilers I only gonna say I am glad to have my own centurion. She and Shelly were more like sisters than cousins. Suppose I catch a case in the middle of this? Even though they already had a daughter, Shelly, they still loved and nurtured Eve as if she was their own.
May be incomplete or contain other coding. Adrianne Byrd is the Queen of surprises. She picked up the costume in sheer disbelief. The room that had once belonged to her and Shelly now held five air mattresses, with four of the younger girls sharing two twin-size beds. Spread out across the yard were teenage cousins and their friends, little cousins playing with hula hoops and video games, while the uncles swapped lies and slapped dominoes.
I found it kind of boring and was ecstatic that this was not a full length novel. I rated one 4 stars and the other two 2 stars, so I give the collection an average of 3 stars. . No matter what the thermostat says, the holidays can be the hottest time of year when you're curled up with these unforgettably sexy stories from three of romance's most sizzling talents. First up, Beverly Jenkins appropriately titled Holiday Heat.
In the early days of her career in law enforcement, Eve had done more undercover assignments than she cared to talk about. This is definitely a collection of stories to read to heat up the holidays. But the man she was sure she'd never see again is now her instructor in a two-week managerial workshop, and Gideon Taber is making it clear that he'd love to relive every delicious detail of their encounter, again and again. And for the past month Shelly had been calling and sending endless e-mails, trying to convince her to attend a big Halloween masquerade ball in Detroit. Hanging from the ceiling were animatronic witches, cackling and riding brooms as ghosts floated nearby.
I loved the women in each of these stories; they were very strong in their careers and let nothing stand in their way of success. I just don't find the connection between the heroine and hero believable. What are we going to do with you? And for the past month Shelly had been calling and sending endless e-mails, trying to convince her to attend a big Halloween masquerade ball in Detroit. Some of the women, mostly Eve's aunts, were seated in lawn chairs underneath the big maple tree laughing and no doubt gossiping, while alternately yelling at grandkids and making sure the food on the picnic tables didn't run low. Chocolate Truffles by Kimberly Kaye Terry It started as an innocent drink with a stranger to celebrate her promotion.
Sexy and fun, they were great reads. My only complaint is that I wished it was a full length novel. If you really want to buy this one, as opposed to borrowing it, you may as well tell yourself you are doing so for the hot stuff in this one. I enjoyed this story as much as the other two. I bought this thinking I was gonna get some cute but romantic Holiday stories what I got instead was something far hotter. I will only say that the scene in Candy's office between her and Monty is gonna require a cool drink, a fan and a man to get past it. » » Order of Beverly Jenkins Books Welcome to OrderofBooks.
He kissed her on the forehead. We currently have listed on the site and with more added each day. Cuffed by Candlelight also includes stories from Gwyneth Bolton, Simone Harlow and Katherine D. But the man she was sure she'd never see again is now her instructor in a two-week managerial workshop, and Gideon Taber is making it clear that he'd love to relive every delicious detail of their encounter, again and again. Though she runs from their hotel room the next morning, Leyton Palmer is determined to track Eve down and show her that the night neither can forget was only the start of something sensational. There were a slew of cops and firefighters in the Clark family. With the headdress positioned just so, the long, silver hair flowed behind her like an African waterfall.