*WARNING* Content for readers 18 yrs of age & older
When Eden Carver, Iowa farm girl turned NY actress, decides to seduce the sexy cop next door, she begins to wonder if she’s bitten off more than she can chew.
The last thing Officer Jay Bennett wants is to cross a line with the sweet and innocent country girl—no matter how much he’d like to help himself to a nibble. Not only are they in the friendship zone, a naïve girl like Eden doesn’t belong in his dangerous world.
But when she asks him to help her rehearse lines, and things go from simmer to boil, he finds himself doing the one thing he swore he’d never do.He knows he needs to walk away from temptation, but when sweet little Eden bites back, it tilts his world on its axis.
Because biting back changes everything.
Hold Me Down Hard is a short 4 chapter novella. You’ll definitely read it in just one quick sitting. I’m sure I would have even if it would have been much longer! It drew me in from the first paragraph and didn’t let go. While this is an erotic novella, it didn’t at all read like cheesy porn. A great job was done in developing the characters quickly. The dialogue was completely natural & Eden and her friends sounded like they’d be fun to hang with. I was laughing out loud just a few pages in.
Eden Carver grew up on a farm, but then moved to New York to pursue acting. Developing a major crush on her hunky cop neighbor next door wasn’t something she planned, but it happened. There are two dilemmas with falling for the sexy Jay Bennett: 1) he’s her best friend – they do everything together 2) she has a few kinky fetishes that she thinks might scare him off. One night her friends convince her to ask Jay to run lines with her. She says that he does all the time. This time, though, they want her to write the script.
I’m really so impressed that this was so short, but had so much depth. In just four chapters, I was laughing out loud, feeling the STRONG sexual tension, and experiencing worry on behalf of Eden. The only problem I had was just that it was too short – I wanted MORE!! It was deliciously naughty & heartwarming at the same time ~ an easy 4.5 STARS!!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Cathryn is a wife, mom, sister, daughter, and friend. She loves dogs, sunny weather, anything chocolate (she never says no to a brownie) pizza and red wine. She has two teenagers who keep her busy with their never ending activities, and a husband who is convinced he can turn her into a mixed martial arts fan. Cathryn can never find balance in her life, is always trying to find time to go to the gym, can never keep up with emails, Facebook or Twitter and tries to write page-turning books that her readers will love.
Cathryn also writes Young Adult novels under Cat Kalen and co-writes paranormal romance as Taylor Keating.
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I received an ARC of this book for my honest review. I was in no other way compensated.