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A Little Harmless by Melissa Schroeder

A Little Harmless by Melissa Schroeder (Harmless Books 1-8)


Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless SEX (Harmless #1)


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A Little Harmless Sex by Melissa Schroeder
Is it love, or just a little harmless sex? Book one in the Harmless series.
Max has always been Anna's knight in shining armor. But Max has always seen her as a charming, and very sexy, little sister.

Until Max's cold fiance dumps him, Anna unloads another of her many conquests and she invites him over for margaritas and Mexican food. Too much tequila, too much flirting, and too many years of fighting the attraction -- Max loses control and has mind-blowing sex with Anna on her couch. And in her shower. And in her bed.

When the sun rises the next morning, both of them must face that their night together is just the first of many. For Max, he knows he wants Anna forever, but convincing a commitment-phobe like Anna is no easy task. For Anna, she can't believe she has finally slipped beneath Max's steely self-control. He is every woman's dark, wet fantasy come true. But what happens when the Max pushes Anna for more than just A Little Harmless Sex?

Warning, this title contains the following, explicit sex, graphic terms for body parts, torture via silk stockings, a little spanking, and shower and office sex.


Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless Pleasure (Harmless #2)



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Melissa Schroeder -
A Little Harmless Pleasure (Harmless #2)

Is it love, or a little harmless pleasure?

Second in the Harmless series.

Cynthia Myers meets Chris Dupree at her former fiance s wedding. After a little dancing, and champagne, she ends up back in Chris s hotel room. For one night of down and dirty sex. That s it, that s all. He lives far away, and she has other things to do like get a life.

Chris is a switch. He likes to dominate but he also likes to play the role of a submissive from time to time. His last relationship with a sub turned nasty and since then, he has shied away from anything but straight vanilla sex. When he meets Cynthia, he finds a woman who could change his mind. His mate. The only problem is he has to convince her.

In a carefully orchestrated seduction, Chris teaches Cynthia about submission and dominance, allowing her take the reins. As he leads her through pleasures she thought she d never experience, Cynthia s self confidence soars and she finds herself falling in love with him. But, when he asks for submission in the bedroom, can she surrender to prove her love or was it all about a little harmless pleasure?

Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless Obsession (Harmless #3)


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A Little Harmless Obsession (Harmless #3)
What begins as a quest for submission becomes an unrelenting need for love.

May Aiona’s crush on sexy Evan Chambers is a bad habit that should be easy to break. It’s not like he’s ever noticed her. Looking for a safe place to release the reins of control and explore her curiosity about BDSM, May takes a friend up on an invitation to visit an exclusive bondage club—all she has to agree to is a public submission.

Evan can’t help but notice the exotically beautiful May. But despite his success, the dirty secrets of his past whisper that he’ll never be good enough for her. When Evan sees her standing in his club ready to submit to his best friend, he gives in to the thing he wants most—May as his sub. After their session, he knows one night will never be enough. But loving May isn’t easy for a man always ready to take charge. She might like to submit in the bedroom, but she doesn’t like anyone telling her what to do outside of it.

When May insists she’s not in any danger from the person seemingly obsessed with her, she ends up in the sights of a deranged stalker—with Evan possibly too far away to help.

Warning: This book contains sexy Hawaiian settings, crazy relatives, and a submission scene that leaves the heroine breathless and the hero frustrated. There are toys, bondage, and love scenes so hot, you’ll need ice water and a towel. Remember, it’s a Harmless story, so you know there’s nothing harmless about it

Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless Lie (Harmless #4)


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A Little Harmless Lie (Harmless #4)
Falling for her might be easy, seducing her may be damned hard, but keeping her alive might just be deadly.

Harmless, Book 4

Coming from nothing, Micah Ross now has more than he knows what to do with. His Hawaii BDSM club is flourishing, and he has his pick of women. Except one. Dee Sumners is cute, sexy, feisty and, since she s on his payroll, off-limits. Plus, she insists she isn t into the life. Until one heated kiss hints that his head bartender secretly hungers to be his sub.

Life on the run doesn t allow Dee to indulge in long-term relationships. Still, Micah manages to work his way through her tough armor and under her skin. Yet even as she succumbs to his skilled seduction, her survival instinct forms a plan to leave the island she has grown to love and the man she s in danger of loving.

When Dee disappears, Micah s anger turns to fear when he realizes she didn t leave willingly. Calling on his skills as a former bounty hunter, he tracks her to the mainland only to discover she is entangled in a web of lies and deceit that not only threatens their love, but her life.Warning: This book contains more Hawaiian settings, a Native American Dom who always thinks he s right, a woman on the run, sexy kisses, murderous relatives, a trip to Sin City, and a seduction that is sweet and hot and everything in between. Ice water and a towel are recommended while reading. "

Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless Addiction (Harmless #5)


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A Little Harmless Addiction (Harmless #5)
Falling in love might not be the smart thing, but it might be the one thing they both need. Harmless, Book 5Jocelyn Dupree has come to Hawaii to heal. After a horrific experience with her last boss, she is on the mend and ready to start again. She is focused on rebuilding her life and her career as a pastry chef. She definitely doesn t need a man in her life, or so she thinks.Kai Aiona has always been the guy to mend a broken heart. Unfortunately, the last heart that was broken was his. He has sworn off damaged women, but he can t resist Jocelyn s sad eyes, not to mention her determination to succeed.
One little date turns into several and soon, Jocelyn finds herself easily addicted to Kai s sensual nature. Resisting him becomes impossible, but Jocelyn isn t ready to trust completely. When Kai discovers she hasn t been telling him everything, Jocelyn is left with two choices: trust her heart, or let the one man she has ever loved go."






Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless Submission (Harmless #6)


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A Little Harmless Submission (Harmless #6)
For a tough as nails Dom hunting a sadistic serial killer is nothing compared to losing his heart.
Rome Carino is hunting a predator. One who likes to hurt submissives and the most popular BDSM club’s patrons are being targeted. With each fresh kill, he gets more brazen. Rome knows he just needs one little break, but before he can make headway, the FBI shows up. Worse, the uptight, buttoned-down Special Agent Maria Callahan suggests a plan that is dangerous, but worth it because it might just catch the killer. If Rome can keep his mind on the case and off the beautiful FBI agent, he'll be just fine.
Maria is still trying to step out of her legendary father's shadow and knows just how to do it. Luring the killer by posing as Rome's new sub seems like a good idea. That is, until undercover becomes real life and she finds herself tangled up with a man who amazes and scares her at the same time. Her growing attraction to the Honolulu Police Detective is a little too much to handle. Even knowing that, she can't help falling in love with the tough Dom and losing herself in the games they play in the bedroom.

Rome is overwhelmed by his need for Maria. He has never had a sub respond to him the way she does and no matter what he does, he feels himself slipping off that cliff into love. As their relationship starts to unfold, he realizes that he will do anything to win her heart, to convince her to become his sub for a lifetime. But before he can do anything, the killer turns his attention on Rome and the one thing he holds dear: Maria.

WARNING: The following book contains: A Dom who thinks he can do no wrong, a new sub who is about to teach him he can, palm trees, a trip or two to Rough ‘n Ready, a flirty Aussie Dom with questionable motives, old friends, and a new enemy. Yeah, it might be called Harmless, but you Addicts know it’s anything but.

Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless Fascination (Harmless #7)


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Harmless Fascination (Harmless #7)
Wanting her isn't smart, seducing her is inevitable, but falling in love with her could be downright deadly for both of them.
A Little Harmless Fascination
Harmless Book 7

Security expert Conner Dillon isn’t a man who often takes a vacation. So when he is ordered to take a month off and his sister insists on a trip to Hawaii, he isn’t very happy. But, after seeing his landlady Jillian Sawyer again, he might just find something—or someone—to occupy his time.

For years, Jillian has always had a crush on Conner. Now an erotic romance author with a thing for Doms, she finds herself beyond intrigued by the man. He is good to the core, but there is something else darker in him that calls to her.
After one night in bed, they both find themselves addicted. In Jillian, Conner has found the perfect sub…and in him she finds someone she can trust. Falling in love isn’t what they expected, but walking away is impossible—especially when they realize someone wants Jillian dead.

WARNING this book contains the following: An uptight security expert who prefers schedules, a romance writer who does not, tattoos, a trip to the Aloha Swap Meet, two hunky neighbors who irritate our hero, Hawaiian scenes, and of course this would not be a Harmless book without a trip to Rough 'n Ready. Ice is recommended as any Harmless Addict will tell you, but the author takes no responsibility if a reader should become overheated. Read at your own risk.

Melissa Schroeder - A Little Harmless Fantasy (Harmless #8)


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Harmless Fantasy (Harmless #8)
What starts out as simple fantasy among friends, becomes an overwhelming need that none of them can deny.

Maura Dillon has always been someone who lived life on her own terms. From the time she in college she knew she had different needs than most of her friends. But she never thought she would find herself torn between two very sexy men, or that they would want to add her to their relationship.

Zeke and Rory have known each other for years. Their casual relationship has spanned a decade, but now that they are living together things are on a whole other level. Add in their mutual attraction for Maura and things are just getting out of hand.
Rory understands their desires and suggests a week in Hawaii. No rules, no limits, no regrets. But as their nights are filled with unimaginable erotic pleasure, there is someone lurking in the shadows. Someone who wants revenge, and will stop at nothing to succeed.

Warning the book contains the following: Two sexy men who are hot for each other and the heroine, more Hawaiian scenery, a Dom who thinks he can control everything, two lovers who know he can’t, and scenes that push even Harmless Addicts over the edge.



 

 

 

 

 

Reviews


What can I say but thank goodness for Amazon Kindle free reads that allow me the genuine pleasure of finding a fast, fun, sexy book to devour in a day's reading!

I love the premise of two people who have been friends since very early childhood, been confidantes since early adulthood and at a certain point in their lives discover that those feeling have become something so much deeper and richer than mere friendship for one another!

Anna is a very liberated forthright 28 year old woman living in a small Georgia town who has learned to keep her heart protected but enjoy her sexual escapades whenever she can!

Max is running his families business after returning in his early 20's to take over from his father and is Anna's best friend...

The two have always had the ability to connect intellectually and there is no shortage of fun when they are together, however their definition of fun takes on a whole new meaning when they both find themselves unattached and act on the mutual attraction they have been denying for over 10 years!

This book has quite a bit going for it, a wonderful sexy male lead and a very sensual and together female counterpart... The story lines go from present to past experiences seamlessly allowing the reader a chance to dip into what makes Anna and Max tick and also explains what leads up to their explosive pairing up!

I enjoyed watching these two dynamic people work their way through the relationship, from being friends to being lovers to finally admitting to being in love and wanting nothing more than to spend their lives together making each other happy!

The best part about reading this story was the fact at the end not only did I have a smile on my face but I have found an author new to me that intrigued me, gave me a wonderful sexy love story and convinced me to even like Max's ex-fiance Cynthia by the end of the book...

I am looking forward to at some point reading the next book in this seriesA Little Harmless Pleasure and if I like it will continue on with the ones after that A Little Harmless Obsession, A Little Harmless Lie, A Little Harmless Addiction!
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The beginning of an AMAZING series!

Max Chandler was always doing the right thing. He did what people expected of him in life, business... But his world is thrown upside down when doing the right thing left him alone. His fiance broke up with him and naturally he wanted answers. So Max turns to his best friend, Anna Dewinter.
Anna ran a business and found herself dating to occupy her free time. She didn't know exactly what she was looking for, but most of the men she knew, were not it! And having a male best friend didn't help. Max was one person who would call her out on her choices.

So when Max tells Anna about his broken engagement, she is ready to help him "drink the sorrow away." One night of food & drinks, leads to something that they can't return from... And they don't know if they want to. Bringing these two together set people in motion to try and make Max see that the pairing is not going to last.

Anna & Max face a lot of negativity from the town & each other. They don't know what to do with the new feelings that they are showing. And it definitely leaves them causing their own chaos.

I read this story with no idea what to expect from the author... She was new to me. I am so happy that I found this story. It left me wanting more from the characters and those they were close to.
ALH Sex was a sexy Friends-to-Lovers story that takes the characters on a journey of finding themselves and building a unbreakable bond!
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Max and Anna, best friends since childhood, realize one day that they both just broke up with their SO's and therefore they're both single at the same time. Each has been harboring more-than-friends feelings for years, but each thinks the other is just looking for a quick fling. Max is a swoonworthy alpha boyfriend and he takes charge, setting up a plan to convince her that he's serious and that she loves him, too. His declaration at the end was perfect for driving away all of Anna's doubts and insecurities.

I read this months ago and loved it, then recently decided to tackle the series and wanted to start at the beginning so I read it again. Couldn't put it down - seriously good stuff. The writing is superb - the author really gets you into the characters' heads so you feel every hesitation, every internal conflict, but also the amazing depths of their love for each other. And the love scenes are some of the hottest I've ever read! Whew! One of the best books I've read this year.
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New to me author, I went into this one blind!! I usually scan reviews, but I wanted something different today and gave this a shot!
I am glad I did. This sexy fast humorous number is a great get to know read, showcasing the authors writing and what the rest of this looks to be delectable series will carry on as! I'm looking forward to digging into the rest of the books!
Happy to have found another author to add to my growing list of talented writers I enjoy reading!
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Best friends turned lovers...
You all know that this is one of my favorite story lines and this one did not disappoint. Anna & Max basically grew up together and have been best friends forever. About 10 years ago, that friendship developed into a different kind of awareness, but besides a single kiss, neither one has ever acted upon it. On paper, they are polar opposites. Max is a leader of the community, CEO of the family company which is a huge part of their small town. He's a commitment kind of guy. Anna is a free spirit. She owns a coffee shop in town and after a hard lesson in high school, has never been a commitment kind of gal. She's upfront about the fact that she likes sex, but the minute the guy starts to get more serious, she runs the other direction.

The thing that makes this romance so good is how well Max and Anna know each other. Max knows that he wants Anna and for more than a little sex- he wants a commitment and tries to trick her into feeling the same way. Anna knows his moves and motives though. She's trying to protect her heart at any cost- although she is finding that Max can be really persuasive. They both are trying to control the relationship and the power swings wildly back and forth between the two of them as they get caught up in their emotions.

There are pressures to making any romance work, but in this one, they have dealing with the small town and its gossip and expectations also. Heartbreak is that much harder when everyone is watching it in the fishbowl that is a small town.

In the midst of all the angst and emotion though, there are some truly funny scenes. A classic one is when Anna is bailing Max out of jail. This statement was LOL funny...
Pursing her lips, she cocked her head to one side.
"For some reason, I always thought I'd be the one calling you to be bailed out."

This was a fabulous read...sexy, emotional, entertaining. A wonderful first book for the start of the Harmless series.
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Wow! I loved this book. This is the first book by author Melissa Schroeder that I have read and I will definitely be reading more of her books.

Maxwell Thurston and Anna Dewinter are best friends. When Max’s fiancée Cynthia Myers decides to call off their engagement, Anna invites Max over for margaritas and enchiladas. Anna, who has a thing for younger men, happens to break things off with her boyfriend Brad the same day. Anna feels Brad is taking their relationship a little bit more seriously than he should. She tends to break things off before things get to serious with any man she dates.

Anna has a thing for Max besides him being her best friend. She’s secretly been mooning over him since they were kids. Max thinks of Anna as a little sister but also secretly has a thing for her. The chemistry between Anna and Max sizzles from the beginning. After Anna and Max drink a little two much, they end up having sex. And not just any sex, but hot and steamy makes your toes curl sex.

The next morning is a little awkward. Anna doesn’t do commitment and Max is determined to change her mind. Throughout the story he’s constantly trying to get Anna to commit to a lasting relationship but Anna’s been hurt in the past and she tends to shy away when things get a little bit too serious.

I loved the dialogue of this story. It is well written and I found myself unable to put it down. I enjoyed getting to know Anna and Max and wanted things to work out for them in the long run. There is a little twist towards the end of the book that I loved and it helped bring everything together quite nicely.

If you love a hot and steamy romance with a traditional happy ever after then A Little Harmless Sex is for you. Be sure to check out the other books in this series. A Little Harmless Pleasure and A Little Harmless Obsession.
Source: https://www.goodreads.com/series/44926-harmless

Hidden Depths by Aubrianna Hunter

Hidden Depths by Aubrianna Hunter


3.83  ·  Rating details ·  2,151 Ratings  ·  220 Reviews
Hidden Depths by Aubrianna Hunter
She is pierced, dyed and tattooed, born on the wrong side of the tracks. He is a traditional white knight born of the proverbial silver spoon. Their meeting was an accident, the fact that they became even the most tentative of friends, an anomaly. The only real thing they had in common... chemistry. Lots of chemistry. Unfortunately, that wasn't enough and Gia knew it. Now, if only she could convince her body...

Josh had always walked the line, lived the life he was expected to live. He had, by all accounts, the perfect life; a corporate lawyer, a beautiful home, a family empire to run, and the perfect fiancee. He was well on his way. The only question he had... was that really where he wanted to go? Plagued by dreams, Josh fought all his natural instincts, denying not only what he truly wanted but who he was deep down inside. Until one crazy night when he gave in to his desires...

Could these two polar opposites have more in common than even they realize?

This is a Erotic Romance, definitely 18+



Reviews


Story Rating-4 Stars
Character Rating-4 Stars
Romance Rating-4 Stars
Heat Level-4.5 Stars
Overall Rating-4 Stars

I really enjoyed this book, what a great read!

I really liked the characters in this book. It was refreshing to read about the heroine, Gia, being the tattooed and pierced one, instead of it being the hero as we usually get in our romance books. She was very colorful and stayed true to herself throughout the book. The hero, Josh, was a great character too. I loved how he was trying so hard to let loose and be his own person. There were also some fun and interesting secondary characters that brought humor to the story. I found myself laughing out loud quite a few times at the things that they said.

The storyline was perfect for me, but won’t be for everyone. There are things that happened over the course of this book that might bother other readers, but I was fine with it. The first being Josh was engaged to another woman and he just could not keep his attraction for Gia at bay. This did not bother me one bit, some may call it cheating and hate that, but I didn’t see it that way. Josh did kiss and fool around with Gia once before he broke off his engagement, but they went no further than that. Another thing that may bother readers was the fact that Gia kept denying her true feelings for Josh and this did go on right up until the ending. I felt she had a good enough reason to feel the way she did, so I did not find it to be a problem.

However, one thing that did bother me was when Josh broke off his engagement with his fiancée Deb; they both were completely okay with it, no big deal. There was no drama, no hard feelings, everything was fine, and we can and still are great friends. I was like…WTF! No emotions from either of them and they had been together for many years. Now, I would have been fine with that if maybe we had found out that Deb was secretly having feelings for another person too, if there had been a reason, explaining why it was so easy for Deb to give up on Josh, this book may have been a 4.5 or even a 5 star rating depending on what or why Deb was so okay with the breakup. All I can think of is maybe the author has plans to write Deb's book next and then we will find out exactly why the breakup didn’t affect her like I thought it should. If that's the case, I will surely be reading it!

Now I want to tell you about the heat level…this book was SCORCHING HOT!! Even in the beginning when they were just fooling around the scenes were off the charts HOT!!! As the story moved on and the sex/love scenes started up, they only got HOTTER with each encounter. There was a bit of BDSM in this book and it was done very tastefully, and although I normally don’t like reading about that in my books, it did not bother me here. The author definitely knows how to write spectacular erotic love scenes.

The ending was EXCELLENT, and I got the epilogue that I love so much, tying everything up perfectly, and leaving me with a smile and a sigh.

I truly enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more from this author in the future.
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This was suggested to me from a friend, and I'm entirely glad I read it! I was skeptical at first, because I don't normally enjoy reading about a break up of an engagement when the guy is in love with someone else. In this one, however, that was never an issue for me. 
Josh was trying to please everyone but himself and denying who he really was inside at the expense of his own happiness. Gia has never allowed herself to get close enough for someone to break her heart, but she knows deep inside that Josh is the one guy who can break down her walls enough to hurt her. She places all these rules and guidelines in hope of keeping her distance, but that proves to be pretty futile. The scenes between these two are just...scorching hot! Seriously, I thought my e-reader was going to spontaneously combust by the steaminess of this book. These two have an undeniable amount of chemistry! Only thing I would have liked to see more of, was to hear more of their witty banter between them. I just really enjoyed the parts we got to hear, so more would have been nice. As a whole though, this book rocked and I'm really glad I read it. :)
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Cold shower time for me after reading this book and writing a review!! This book is HOT from beginning to end, oh and there is actually a good story in there too.

It was a nice change to have a tatted up bad girl instead of the bad boy. Although Gia owns a tattoo shop and doesn't dress the "norm", she isn't necessarily a bad girl. She has a group of six friends she has known since college, about 10 years which includes Josh and his fiance Deb.

Josh is the rich, pretty boy with his life mapped out for him. His soon to be boring wife, house and kids are all part of his family's master plan, but Josh doesn't feel he fits into that plan. He wants Gia, something different. Josh and Gia are friends and he wants to be more, but will it cost him everything?

I am trying to write this without spoilers, so if you are looking for a good story and some hot sex scenes-this is your book.
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This was surprisingly good, but then I'm becoming jaded. If it's a new-to-me author (especially if it's self-published), I go into it expecting mediocre, so if it's a good story and not riddled with grammar and other issues, I'm a happy girl. And I'm a happy girl with this one.

First, word of warning... this book starts out with a bit of cheating. Josh is engaged to a girl he thinks his parents approve of. There's no real passion between them, and he's really just following a path he thinks his parents have laid out for him. But he's attracted to Gia (has been for years), who on the surface seems so wrong for him. Upon getting a tattoo from her, Josh and Gia kiss, and immediately call it a mistake. When Josh can't get the kiss out of his head, his best friend suggests that maybe he should do it again... to either make sure it was a mistake so he can put it behind him, or realize there could really be something there and avoid entering a marriage that is doomed. So he does, and it's massive sparks. So Josh calls off the engagement and tries really hard to make something real with Gia.

But Gia has a rough history and she doesn't think she's good enough for Josh. There's not really any amount of talking that could make her think things could really work with Josh, considering the ritzy world he lives in and her preconceived notions about what he wants long term. Gia didn't give Josh nearly enough credit, and I felt really bad for Josh, thinking he's more or less Gia's "dirty little secret". He wanted to shout it from the rooftops, but she wanted to keep things quiet, even among their close friends. (And, by the way, their friends aren't stupid.)

So it finally ended with an HEA, but it took a bit to get there. Lots of sexy times... Josh had been a closeted dominant... he'd tried to keep those tendencies under wraps, but Gia just brought it to the forefront when they were together. And Gia loved to submit to Josh. It was pretty steamy! But I was glad to see them work everything out.
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They say opposites attract. 
That is definitely the case with Josh and Gia. Both main characters were great. Josh had it all – great job, beautiful home, and a wonderful fiance – he was living the dream. The only problem is that it was someone else's dream. He fantasized about letting loose and being free until he could not hide it anymore. Gia…well I loved Gia. She is not afraid to speak her mind and does not care what others think of her. She has a bit of a wild side and knows how to have fun. I love that the female is the wild one in this story; usually we are reading about pierced and tattooed guys, so Gia was a fun change.

The chemistry between Josh and Gia is sweltering. From the very first page the scenes between the two of them, even if they are just talking and flirting, are steamy hot. I also loved the emotion brought out through the story. I am glad I had the opportunity to read this book!
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This was an incredibly sweet and hot read. Usually it's the bad boy with the tattoos that catches the eye of the perfect good girl, and in this case, totally reversed. 
Except the girl with the tattoos is the one holding back and the perfect good boy is the one that is totally accepting! Josh is really a great, great guy. Two kisses, one by accident, and one to make sure, and the next day, Josh calls off his engagement with his fiancee. As soon as he gets back from a long business trip he was sent on (during which they didn't talk), he gets back and courts Gia in earnest. And what a courting it is. The sex is incredibly hot. The emotions are so sweet. It's full of love, passion and kink. I think that's really about all I've got to say. It's a great, great read and I thoroughly enjoyed it!
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Even though I got this book on a promo sale I would absolutely pay full price for it and let me tell you why. It has amazing chemistry between the main characters, the writing is fantastic, the depth and emotion is superb, there's hot kinky sex and the main reason I loved it is because it's a "Friends to Lovers" story and that's just my ultimate weakness.

The tables are turned in Hidden Depths with Gia being the tattooed and pierced wild child. You usually see the guy in that role but she played it well. She's the girl who grew up on the more Urban side of town. The girl who runs her own tattoo shop and does her own thing despite what anyone else thinks.

Josh is the guy from the Silver Spoons side of life. A lawyer by trade with a Country Club membership, he's living his life by others standards. What his parents want for him, what his fiance Deborah expects of him. But he's itching to break out of that mold and live the way he wants.

Friends for almost a decade, Josh and Gia have always had a push and pull relationship that from the outside appears to be snarky and biting but underneath it all the two share an intense chemistry that has suffered by bad timing. Whenever one of them was single the other was taken and both chose to push their attraction down an ignore it. Although Josh is engaged his dreams are filled with naughty thoughts and ideas of what he'd like to do to Gia in the bedroom and his attraction finally hits a boiling point when he makes his move.

I'm usually the anti-cheating watch dog when it comes to reads like this but the author handled everything so well that it actually worked in favor of the main characters. Yes Josh was engaged and fooling around with Gia a little bit but for me, when you have characters who've been friends for so long and fighting an attraction like this, it's a no-brainer, really. It's not right by any means but the author cleared the air pretty quickly to open the path for her MC's and I loved that. This book worked for me so well I had to tell my friends to get it even though I was only at the halfway mark at the time. I would have loved to see more of Josh and Gia's first meeting in College and how that went and a little more background on Gia's home life but the connection between Josh and Gia didn't suffer at all without it so it's not really a big deal. I just want more Gia and Josh. There is a lot of hot chemistry and even hotter sex and those are two things I enjoy in my books very much. If you're looking for something sweet yet wicked hot then you owe this to yourself!
Source: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17236289-hidden-depths?from_search=true