Book Title: Emergency Attraction
Author: Samanthe Beck
Release Date: April 17, 2017
About the Emergency Attraction
Ten years ago when Shane Maguire chose the Marines as his escape from some trouble of his own making, he only regretted one thing—leaving Sinclair Smith behind. Despite his best intentions, she ended up as the one that got away. Now he’s back, determined to reclaim everything he gave up, including Sinclair.
Sinclair is immune to Shane’s charms. She’s immune to stolen kisses behind the gym. And she’s definitely immune to that maneuver he did in the back seat of his car… Okay, maybe her hormones are susceptible, but she has absolutely no desire to risk anything on the bad boy who broke all his promises.
When a little emergency lands her at his mercy, he offers her a deal she can’t refuse. And this time, she’ll show Shane what it means to be left wanting…
Rating : 4 out of 5 Stars
I enjoyed this story of second chance, it was full of heart and honesty! Sinclair Smith has lived her whole life in small town Magnolia Grove. Shane Maguire has accepted a short-term professional assignment in his hometown, related to an important real estate project. Sinclair and Shane haven’t seen each other in almost a decade. She was the good girl from a good family, he was the boy with a bad reputation and a dysfunctional family.
Against all odds, Shane has done very well for himself and holds a senior position in risk management. He is fully aware that this business assignment will be the perfect opportunity to see Sinclair again, he wants to get to know more about her. Sinclair is strong and independent and yet she is guarded. She keeps a part of herself closed off and is afraid of emotional entanglements. Her old feelings for Shane are unchanged, she is still attracted to him, but she doesn’t trust him anymore. This time around, Shane wants to see things through with her, he wants a second chance and I loved his determination to get it. He wants her to forgive him for leaving her and to trust him with her future. And he is willing to back his words with actions.
I loved the banter and the sexual tension between Sinclair and Shane. Their second chance was believable, it was only a matter of time till these star crossed lovers found themselves rekindling the love they shared in the past. Sinclair is not immune to Shane’s charm, despite her best efforts. There are true laugh out loud moments and many emotional moments which had me rooting for the characters, they were easy to love. Overall, Emergency Attraction is a hot, sweet, fun and romantic story with endearing characters and a charming small town setting.
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ARC generously provided by the publisher and Inkslinger PR.
“Not a mark on the car.”
Shane turned and walked back to where Sinclair stood with her skirt caught in the car door. “Or you?”
Her chin came up as he drew near. “That goes without saying.”
“Does it?” He dropped his gaze, and took a slow tour of some territory he’d once been intimately familiar with, starting at her bare shoulders and continuing to where satiny skin disappeared beneath blue silk. “I remember finding some extremely creative places to leave marks.” He ran his finger along the neckline of her dress. “So you wouldn’t get in trouble. You didn’t need to be as cautious with me.”
“I”—she broke off and swallowed—“I don’t remember…”
Oh, yeah. She remembered. He took the gift bag out of her hand and set it on the roof of the Mercedes. “I’ll let you in on a little secret, Sinclair.”
“What?” The word barely qualified as a whisper.
“I’m still extremely creative.” With that, he dropped to his knee, and peered behind her.
Her hand smacked his shoulder. “What are you doing?”
“Seeing if I can find a creative solution to your little predicament.” The position gave him an up-close look at the tangle of her skirt in the car door, the torn seam that rendered the dress un-wearable—he turned his head slightly—aaand the tiny, lacy, black panties that left mouthwatering portions of her ass bare to his view. Without doing any sort of motive check, he let his cheek brush the smooth flesh.
Muscles quivered in response. The hand on his shoulder switched to the top of his head, but she didn’t push him away. He trailed his lips across her thigh, automatically following the line of her panties where it hugged her hip and arrowed around front.
Her shuddery exhale triggered his inhale. Her scent stormed his senses, achingly familiar, and dangerously arousing. The molecules infiltrated his brain, coated the back of his throat, and left him dizzy from need. Balancing before her on both knees, taking a hip in each hand, he slowly closed in on the sheer triangle covering the prize.
He took another hungry inhale. The tip of his nose skimmed the lace. “Yes?”
Those slim fingers slid down until her palm cupped the back of his head. Her thighs parted.
A car alarm shattered the silence and broke the spell lust and memories had woven around them. She jerked away, shoved her skirt down, and glared at him. “That’s not part of our deal.”
He stood, intentionally taking up the space she’d tried to carve out for herself. “Don’t kid yourself, Sinclair. That’s always been part of our deal.”
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Samanthe Beck lives in Malibu, California, with her long-suffering husband, their turbo-son, and a furry ninja named Kitty.
When not dreaming up fun, fan-your-cheeks sexy ways to get her characters to happily-ever-after, she searches for the perfect cabernet to pair with Ambien.