This Review Tour for Laura Kaye's DARE TO RESIST is awesome!!
DARE TO RESIST is the prequel novella to Laura's Wedding Dare Series and is being published by Entangled Publishing.
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Title: Dare to Resist
Author: Laura Kaye
Release Date: May 12, 2014
Author: Laura Kaye
Release Date: May 12, 2014
DARE TO RESIST is the prequel novella to the sexy wedding event of the year! The Wedding Dare Series brings together five New York Times bestselling authors, one sizzling story of how the bride and groom fell in love, and four super sexy tales of bridesmaids who hope to get lucky in lust—or maybe even love—at their friend’s wedding.
Here’s the story that starts it all!
Trapped and tempted, this battle of wills rages all night long… Kady Dresco and Colton Brooks click on a level that defies logic. There are only two problems. One, he’s her older brother’s irritating best friend, and two, they're bidding on the same military security services contract. When the competition heats up, Colton is torn between wanting to strangle Kady (and her annoying brilliance) and kissing her into submission. Which is a bad idea for a million reasons, because Kady’s submission is exactly what he craves. Being trapped in a tiny motel room with the object of his darkest fantasies will require every ounce of his restraint. Kady doesn’t want his restraint, but Colton knows better. She deserves love, marriage, and a white picket fence—three things Colton can’t give her. But her proximity and the memory of their steamy near-miss three years ago slowly destroys his resolve. And he’s not sure how much longer he can keep his hands off…or his heart closed.
Damn she had a smart mouth on her. So many things he’d like to do to temporarily cure her of that. Andnow he knew she’d enjoy them, too. “Kady, I just meant—” She huffed, stoking both the flames of his aggression and his arousal. “I got it.” He fisted his hands. “No, you fucking don’t, because you won’t stop talking long enough for me to explain myself.” She blanched. “Well, do it. What do you want to say?” Here it was. Moment of truth time. Fucking finally. “Three years ago—” “Colton, I don’t want to talk about ancient—” He was on her in a flash. One hand over her mouth, the other cradling the back of her head so that he didn’t hurt her when he shoved her against the closet door. He held her there with the weight of his own body, his legs on the outsides of hers effectively boxing her in. “It’s not your turn to talk. Understand?” Eyes wide, nostrils flaring, Kady searched his eyes and finally nodded. He could almost feel the questions rolling off of her. “Three years ago,” he said again, arching a brow, “I pulled back from what we started for a couple of reasons. Same reasons why I pulled away again yesterday when I wanted to kiss you. But this book…this book makes me wonder if maybe one of those reasons isn’t as relevant as I originally thought.” He heaved a breath and leaned his forehead against hers, bringing them eye to eye. “The guy in your book? I’m that guy,” he said, putting it in terms he hoped she’d understand. A shiver ran over her body. Against his chest, her nipples went hard. Holy hell. Did his declaration just turn her on? Her pupils were dilating. Right there was his answer. His cock went from hard to downright torture. “You get what I’m saying?” he asked. A small nod. “I get off on being rough. Because I like and respect you, and because you’re my best friend’s little sister—” Her brows furrowed. He pressed his hand more firmly against her mouth and nailed her with a stare. “I get it. After our talk yesterday, that’s not how I see you. But it is how Tyler sees you. How he’ll always see you. Big brothers are genetically programmed to be protective of younger sisters no matter their age. Trust me. I know from firsthand experience. So I’ve backed off because I didn’t want to scare you or offend you with what I want, and I certainly didn’t want to piss Tyler off, either.” Her fingers pulled softly at the hand covering her mouth, a gentle plea. He removed his hand immediately. “Can I say something now?” she asked quietly. When had Kady Dresco ever asked for permission to speak around him? But he’d exerted a little dominance over her, and she’d responded with submissiveness. Probably wasn’t even aware she’d done it. A dark satisfaction heated his blood and further hardened his cock. “Go ahead.”
*ARC received in return for an honest review
Now everyone who knows me, knows that when it comes to anything Laura Kaye I go all fangirl. From not knowing what to say (I was totally author struck when meeting her in London last year), stalking her on twitter and facebook, to being first in the queue for any future releases of her sexy, hot books!!
So the greedy girl I am snatches this one from my blogging partner Andrea to review but she has learnt when it comes to certain authors I go all Crazy Author Fangirl and when it comes to Laura Kaye I just cannot compromise!! But Andrea understands as she has her C.A.F moments as well!!
Laura Kaye really has set up this new series with this prequel novella involving lead characters Kady and Colton. For such a short book there is definitely quality over quantity, it really is that saying...its not how big it is, it's how you use it!! The story is taken over 24hrs but within this Laura has managed to set up Kady and Colton's background story, so you really get to know them and how they feel about each other. I must admit I'm a sucker for stories that has sister falling for brother's bad-ass hot friend and this was the case and so much more.
Colton......oh my Colton! Laura really know how I like my alpha males. Colton was moody, sexy-hot, with a hell lot of kinky thrown in but also had a softer and gentler side which made me want to lick and sink my teeth into his behind, and so much more!!
“You aren't getting my cock until you come again. I want you to come so hard my whole hand is wet with it."
Kady's characters was strong, sassy and loved that she worked in a male dominated work force and held her own. She wasn't afraid to say what she wanted to get across but when it came to Colton that was a different story! I loved the way they both thought they were not right for each other and wanted and needed different things to fulfill their lives and passions.
She couldn’t actually think of a time when Colton Brooks hadn’t owned a little piece of her heart.
The sex is, well, duh......It's Laura Kaye!! Queen of sexy panties, melting hot scenes I can never get enough and that's why I will forever stalk Laura Kaye and her books, which should come with a warning label (over-heating will occur).
This is one of those books I will put on my afternoon delight book case and will be well used and abused, along side my Hearts In Darkness (signed of course). I recommend this to anyone who wants to add a bit of hot, sexy spice to their afternoon with a chilled glass of wine to cool you down. This prequel novella that Laura has given us, introducing Kady and Colton to set us up nicely for the forthcoming series, is first class. Now, after having read Dare To Resist, I cannot wait to read the rest in the series...these books cannot come fast enough for me!
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About the Wedding Dare Series
When four bridesmaids dare one another to find lust—or maybe even love—at the destination wedding event of the year, the groomsmen don’t stand a chance. But little do the women know, the men are onto their game, and sparks will fly alongside the bouquet. Four bridesmaids. Four groomsmen. Four New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling authors. Long-carried torches, sizzling new attractions, and forbidden conquests will ensure a wedding never to be forgotten.
Tessa Bailey, Baiting the Maid of Honor
Diane Alberts, Falling for the Groomsmen
Katee Robert, Seducing the Bridesmaid
Samanthe Beck, Best Man with Benefits
Coming June 9!
Laura Kaye Bio
Laura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over a dozen books in contemporary and paranormal romance and romantic suspense. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.