Fame claimed Shealyn West suddenly and with a vengeance after starring in a steamy television drama, but it has come at the expense of her heart. Though she's pretending to date a co-star for her image, a past mistake has come back to haunt her. With a blackmailer watching her every move and the threat of career-ending exposure looming, Shealyn hires Cutter to shore up her security, never imagining their attraction will be too powerful to contain.
As Shealyn and Cutter navigate the scintillating line between business and pleasure, they unravel a web of secrets that threaten their relationship and their lives. When danger strikes, Cutter must decide whether to follow his heart for the first time, or risk losing Shealyn forever.
Shayla Black starts off this series with a one-two punch right in the solar-plexus, we are not only gifted with the hot and steamy insta-love story of Shealyn and Cutter but it is also filled with a ton of mystery and suspense.
Shealyn and Cutter weren't supposed to fall for one another, he was there to do a job then return his home in Louisiana and follow through with his commitments. He needed to find out who was blackmailing Shealyn and stop him/her before they leaked an extremely damaging video to the public and ruin Shealyn's image, the only problem with that was Shealyn just wanted to pay the person and be done with it hoping that they would never blackmail her again.
The attraction was instant although they both tried to fight it, but with chemistry as strong as theirs fighting it was a futile attempt to prolong the inevitable. What would you do for love? Would you leave your career behind and move to be with the person you loved? Would you break promises to some you cared for? These questions and many more are addressed in this first book of the Devoted Lovers Series.
Devoted to Pleasure was a great start to the series, there is a novella Devoted to Wicked that was released last year that is a cross over between the Wicked Lovers Series and the Devoted Lovers Series which is based on Cutter's brother Cage. I really enjoyed that read as well, you can see my review and other info on that book here, While that book came out before this one did the events actually take place after so you can read the books in whichever order you prefer.
I highly recommend this book to anyone that is a fan if Shalya Black's and if you haven't read any of her books yet, what are you waiting for?!?! Her books are HOT and filled with likable characters, great story lines, and secondary characters that have you wanting to know more about them as well. Happy Reading!!!
Raised an only child, Shayla occupied herself with lots of daydreaming, much to the chagrin of her teachers. In college, she found her love for reading and realized that she could have a career publishing the stories spinning in her imagination. Though she graduated with a degree in Marketing/Advertising and embarked on a stint in corporate America to pay the bills, her heart has always been with her characters. She’s thrilled that she’s been living her dream as a full-time author for the past eight years.
Shayla currently lives in North Texas with her wonderfully supportive husband, her daughter, and two spoiled tabbies. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, and listening to an eclectic blend of music.