Can the ex who once broke her heart seduce her into happily ever after?
Once, Eryn Hope fell fast and incurably for Weston Quaid. And he seemed to adore her too—until she learned their love was built on lies when he walked out on their wedding day.
Three years later, West has finally won control of his family empire and fortune, but it cost him Eryn—something he regrets every day. When business forces him to return to her life and temporarily shut down her livelihood, of course she’s furious. But their chemistry is still beyond combustible. So he makes her a proposition: he’ll take care of her until her bistro reopens…if she becomes his mistress. Her mind screams no, but her body whimpers yes, yes, yes.
As soon as West has her back in his bed, their passion burns hotter than ever. So do his feelings. But can he and Eryn really recapture the love they shared? And when their bargain ends, will he be the one shattered this time or will they finally come together forever?
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What's better than a new Shayla Black book? One that is part of the Misadventures series, that's what. This series is so much fun, if you haven't read any of the books yet no worries you can start right here. Each book is a standalone, novella sized romance that takes you on a journey of a Misadventure and in this case we have one with an EX so if the Second-Chance-at-Love is a favorite trope of yours your in luck.
Eryn and West have a complicated past, one more complicated than even Eryn knows. West broke off their engagement the morning of their wedding and hasn't spoken to Eryn since. To say she was devastated would be putting it mildly, it's been three years and not only has Eryn not moved on but it doesn't look like it will be happening anytime in the near future either.
Okay it has to be said that if you walk out on your bride on the day of your wedding you better have a damn good explanation and not just cold feet. This maybe a novella but I have to tell you I did not feel as if the story was rushed at all, we get the full explanation as to why things happened the way they did and what happened in the three years since. The chemistry between West and Eryn was amazing.....three years of missing one another added a WHOLE NEW LEVEL of heat to their flame.
This was a fun sexy quick read that can be enjoyed in just one afternoon. If you have read Misadventures of a Backup Bride you will remember Carson and Ella, Ella is Eryn's sister and they both make an appearance in this book, if you haven't no worries this is a standalone. This is an easy book to recommend for all lovers of contemporary romance that enjoy a good story with some heat.
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.