They call me the #DirtyGentleman.
My reputation precedes me. I’m forward on the ice and in the bedroom With a filthy mouth and impressive moves. I always get the job done.
I have my future all planned out: Get laid often. Graduate. Land the job of my dreams.
Sounds easy. Right? It was until Delaney Dixon burst into my life.
Eyes as warm as melted chocolate. A sexy smile. And a pair of Double-Ds that sends men to their knees in gratitude.
She’s broken, hiding from a secret past, and refuses to let me in. But just like my game, I never quit.
She gave me one night.
But I want forever.
Review by Lisa Kane
Hope is a beautiful thing, and it's even more precious when you lose it and it somehow finds its way back to you.
They don't call Derek Davis the Dirty Gentlemen for nothing. This senior at GLU has got game, and I don't just mean on the ice. He's in Atlanta interviewing for a job that thanks to his parents, is pretty much his if he wants it. But before he goes back home to Ann Arbor, Michigan, things are going to get real interesting.
I've just never found a girl who speaks to me in that way. Let me be clear. I've spent many an evening with girls who knew exactly how to please me, but the pleasure was only temporary. I've never been one to believe in fairy tales as if there's some magic pussy out there made only for my dick.
Delaney "Laney" Dixon is at a wedding when she spies Noah, her ex. Fleeing the hotel's ballroom, she's desperate to get away from him. Bumping into a tall, dark and gorgeous man is no hardship. She pushes him right into his room. After a quick explanation of why she's there, the two of them take a really long, hard (emphasis on "hard" ) look at each other and both like what they see. Commence some hot making out! But Laney ends up fleeing, leaving her phone behind and returns to the reception.
Sometimes life has a way of throwing you a curveball. A curveball you don't have the option of letting slip past you.
Derek knows what he wants when he sees it, and he's not about to let this little hottie slip through his fingers. Enter the wedding crasher. One thing leads to lots of things and the two have the best night of their lives.
I get the feeling Derek Davis is a man who has a lot to say, but something about him makes me want to believe what he promised wouldn't be lies.
Both going back to reality. Only Derek can't get Laney out of his mind. Long distance calls, texts, phone sex become their new way of life. But Laney is hiding lots of secrets and one by one, they are all going to come out.
"Derek, I love you, but I can't help feeling like I'm a burden you have to bear. Sometimes I feel like I have nothing to offer you in return, and you deserve so much, Derek."
While I loved the steam between these two, a couple of things bothered me. For one, I can't imagine any guy being comfortable with Laney's part time job. I think it would have complicated things a lot more than it did in the story. There were lots of coincidences too, which stretched believability a little far. But for the most part, this one had lots of chemistry not to mention we got to visit with all the characters from Jersey Girl. (I loved that book!)
"Delaney Marie Dixon, it's no secret that I'm out of this world crazy head over heels in love with you. From the moment we met, you've set my heart on fire and it burns so strong every day."
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Meet the Author:
Rhonda James is an Amazon best-selling author who loves a good HEA, believes nice guys don’t finish last, and strives to create a book boyfriend for all her readers. Rhonda is married and lives in Michigan with her family. When not writing, some of her guilty pleasures include kissing, diving into a good book, and wasting time on Facebook, though she may do one more than the others.
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