They Re Not The Marrying Kind The Do NOT Take Home To Mom Kind But These Three Brothers Are About To Meet The Tempting Women Who Have What It Takes To Tame Their Inner Bad BoysRAND After Tragedy Struck Six Years Ago, Rand Buried What Was Left Of His Heart But Phoebe Garrison Isn T Giving Up, And She S Got An Enticing Deal The Coveted Deed To Property His Company Needs In Exchange For One Hot Week In Her Bed It S An Offer Even The Brooding Rand Can T Refuse Now, As Every Hunger Is Explored, Every Secret Revealed, Rand Knows He Ll Need Than One Week To Indulge His Fantasies With This Amazing WomanWith These Bad Boys, You May Kiss The Bride Is Only The BeginningOriginally Published March Within The Brides For Bad Boys Trade Paperback Anthology And February Mass Market Paperback For Kensington Brava Reviewed for THC Reviews 4.5 stars Rand aka A Deal Is a Deal is the first in a trilogy of connected novellas about three half brothers This one features Rand, the oldest of the three, as the hero Although the specifics aren t mentioned, he lost his wife and child six years ago, and ever since then, he s had his heart locked up tight He still goes out with women and even sleeps with them from time to time, when the need for physical release becomes too great, but he has no intention of ever falling in love again His heroine, Phoebe, was engaged to Rand s brother, Carter, but it ended four years ago After that, she became close friends with Rand, and ever since, her feelings for him, both physical and emotional, have gradually been growing until she d give anything for just a week in his bed When she accidentally blurts out that fact at a charity event they re both attending and he overhears her, he offers to fulfill her fantasy in exchange for the deed to an island she owns that has a rich lithium deposit he needs for his business.I really liked Phoebe, because she s the perfect mix of sweet and sassy She tends to speak her mind, but she s also one of those seemingly rare, modern day virgins, and there s no one she wants to introduce her to the pleasures of the flesh but Rand She s tired of just being friends and wants so much from him Even though she knows he s kept his heart off limits, she can t help hoping that maybe he ll open it up for her Rand is an intensely sexy alpha male Most of the time I liked him He s an excellent lover and takes good care of Phoebe, but he has a few moments where he says things that border on cruel and made me want to smack him It was at those times, I found myself wishing he d dial back on the alpha a little, but overall he showed enough gentleness and vulnerability to stay in my good graces.With this being a short novella, things move rapidly between our hero and heroine It all takes place in the span of only one week, but I wasn t overly bothered by that Rand and Phoebe s long standing friendship played into their emotional connection a lot Phoebe was totally in love with Rand before the story even started, and while Rand fought it for a bit, I could tell from the start that he knew Phoebe was a keeper and not one of the loose women he usually tended to go for It s one of the reasons he d kept their relationship friends only up to that point The love scenes are smokin hot, and there s a decent little plot for a novella, with Rand and Carter both vying for the rights to Phoebe s island, as well as Carter trying to mend the troubled relationship with his brother So overall, Rand was a really fun story It was originally published under the title A Deal Is a Deal along with its two companion novellas in the anthology, 3 Brides for 3 Bad Boys but it has since been republished as a stand alone ebook, simply titled Rand. Used to love her writpFound this a bit boring Good sex scenes but the whole theme is of the story I lackluster Will finish the series I enjoyed this novella, but I felt it was rushed in places I felt a lot of their back story was glossed over and because of this the relationship just felt a little too quick and convenient It felt like there were bits missing especially since they had already known each other for four years What happened in those four years Why insta love now I will be reading the stories about the other brothers however, as Lucy Monroe is a great author Steamy romance scenes.
Award winning author Lucy Monroe had her first book published in September 2003 Since then she has sold than 70 books to four publishers and hit national bestsellers lists in the US and England She writes sexy category romance for Harlequin Presents including her own ongoing mini series, The Royal Brides If you prefer a longer book, but want to keep it steamy, try her Mercenary trilogy or
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