About the Book
Title: Torrid Little Affair
Series: Forbidden Desires, 3
Author: Kendall Ryan
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: Dec 11, 2017
The best way to get over someone is to get under someone else. And I have the perfect candidate all picked out.
My new assistant is tempting beyond belief with her curvy body and take-no-shit attitude. All those luscious curves, and a juicy ass I’m already in love with. God, the things that I would do to that ass…
But it’s the haunted look in her eyes that speaks to me. Like she’s taken just as much shit in her past as I have—maybe more. We both deserve a little fun.
Love can’t fix everything. Mind-blowing sex and a few killer orgasms, on the other hand?
I have a feeling those might do the trick.
This is book three in the Forbidden Desires series, and while it can be read as a standalone, it’s recommended you start with Dirty Little Secret.
I know the book description says that one should go read the first book in the series before cracking this one (it "spoils" the end of Book 1 in the first chapter, but given they're all romances, it's not that big of a spoiler), but given I'm in the middle of studying for finals and writing my final papers, I unfortunately didn't have time to do that (although I intend to once I'm done with the semester). In the meantime, let's get into my review.
The novel takes place in Boston, so woo! Okay, seriously now, my review:
Right off the bat, I really liked Cooper's brothers Quinn and Gavin (I have a feeling I'll like him even better when I go back to his novel and finally read it), and Corinne's maternal figure Mauve (isn't that such a cool name?). And she's such a firecracker, so that's awesome.
Cooper, on the other hand... I liked him at first but his initial (mistaken) reaction to Corinne had me cringing (especially given the current political and celebrity client). Luckily, he apologizes, but my god, I had to will myself to keep reading until I got lost in the story again (although that took a bit since his behavior, and some of his talk with his brothers that objectified women, left a sour taste in my mouth). Although, he proves to be a more stand-up guy when they negotiate in the fourth chapter, which made me happy. And the end of 6th chapter had him in my good graces again.
I liked Corinne a lot. I identified with her and wanted her to be happy from the get go, but her constant running had me wanting to shake her.
And, on a happier note, Cooper and Corinne have amazing chemistry. And can I just say that his nickname for her "little dove" was super sexy. I liked the outcome, but the main "obstacle" to their relationship struck me as strange and not as a strong enough reason (which itself becomes a plot point, but...). So, all in all, while they were both good people (bad early impressions aside) and I'm glad they're together, the story wasn't my favorites by any stretch.
About the Author
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than a dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world.
She's a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she's appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world.
Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.
She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.
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