Rating : 5 out of 5 Stars
If I had to find three words to describe Sugar Daddy, it would be riveting, thrilling and sexy. Sawyer Bennett is an auto-buy for me, I love her stories, but this book is definitely my favorite by her. The writing, the storytelling, the pace were flawless. This book was intense and utterly addictive, but beware of the cliffhanger!
Sela Halstead was gang raped at the age of 16. She has always refused to let her trauma define her life, and has been trying to move on. But when she sees wealthy playboy entrepreneur Jonathon Townsend, JT, on TV, she recognizes him as one of her rapists. Back at square one, Sela has only one goal: make him pay and identify the other rapists.
Despite all her seduction efforts, getting close to JT is no easy feat. As the co-owner of the mega-successful Sugar Bowl website, connecting Sugar Daddies with Sugar Babies, there are enough willing victims of his rough sexual proclivities. And Sela is definitely not his type.
But Beck North, the charming, sophisticated and equally wealthy co-founder of the Sugar Bowl might be the solution to her problem. Beck doesn’t do relationships, but after one night with Sela, he is fascinated by her and wants more, for the first time in his life. He offers to sign a sugar agreement, pay for her college debts and let her move in to his penthouse condo for a period of one month. Sela seizes this unique opportunity to get close to her rapist, Beck being JT’s childhood friend and business partner.
Beck knows JT has gotten out of control, and wants to buy him out of their business. Very different from JT, Beck is swoon-worthy, easygoing and caring yet enigmatic.
I loved how the author described the evolution of Sela and Beck’s connection as the story unfolded. It was realistic, tender, heartfelt and sexy as hell. But at the same time, I had a sense of dread in the back of my mind!
Sela is conflicted, she knows that using Beck as a pawn is a huge mistake, yet she doesn’t want her personal feelings for him to get in the way of her final goal. Can Beck forgive her for lying repeatedly to him, trust and honesty being so important to him?
I didn’t want this book to end… Needless to say I’m hooked and dying to read the next book, “Sugar Rush”. I highly recommend this fantastic start to a new series!
A copy of this book was kindly provided by publisher Random House Publishing Group – Loveswept, via NetGalley, in exchange for my honest review.