Genres: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance
Published by Beachwalk Press on December 14, 2012
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Can mixing business and pleasure ever result in a happy ending?
When sexy, rich Lawrence Russo asks Mia to come and work for him in Italy for two weeks, she jumps at the chance. After all, it beats pole dancing, and the salary he offers her is practically obscene.
A relationship quickly begins to develop between the two, but Mia can't help but wonder if Lawrence's feelings for her are genuine or if he feels he's just paying for a service.
Even if their relationship is strong enough to survive her insecurities, what will happen when somebody from her past shows up and threatens to reveal her deepest, darkest secret?
Mia’s life seems to revolve around the stripper pole and serving drinks. Lawrence Russo is one of her regular customers and he has an offer that is very hard to refuse. What a way to start a story.
The descriptions are graphic and to the point. This plays on our fantasies about the poor girl and the rich knight in shining armor. I will say that Emily plays into the assumptions people make about the real reason he’s asked her to go to Italy – shame on me!
Emily makes Mia very aware of her sexuality. She knows what she likes and she’s not afraid to show what she likes. But she also has a vulnerable side. Then just when you think this is going to be a hearts and flowers story, Emily does a 180. And then you have no choice but to continue reading because otherwise you’ll miss how things work out for Mia.
As you read, you’ll come to care for her and want to know that she has someone who cares about and for her. Emily shows the reader that you can change yourself and not let your past define who you are. And then the story was over. I was disappointed because I wanted to know that Mia had a great life. But this is when your imagination will kick in and give you the ending you are hoping for. This is a series to watch out for. (Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds from Romance Reader Enthusiast)