At first sight a sex scene is a sex scene is a sex scene All the sex scenes in a book are imaginary made up by the author so having one imaginary character imagining one should be just as hot as a having the imaginary characters actually doing it It isn t It just isn t If
IT WASN T ACTUALLY HAPPENING I WASN T INTERESTED wasn t actually happening I wasn t interested tempted to skim Also these constant fantasies made Maura and Jesse look like idiots mainly because they tended to happen in the most inappropriate places Jesse has two of them two count them while driving his motorbikeMY GRADE A C I finished this but it was so corny I threw it out of my cozy corner and won t let it back in Try it if you want but it s like a bunch of weird rotic fantasies turned deja vu I spent most of the book trying to figure out what the hell was wrong with these two supposedly grown people Body Heat by Susan Fox was thisclose to being a Did Not Finish for me From chapter one I couldn t stand Maura She was stuck up and had a holier than thou attitude Every person she met she formed an opinion of before ven speaking to them Jesse was a little tolerable but I didn t think there was much spark between the two characters Yes there were sexy times but the real connection between the two
clicked in my mind I also didn t like how the author constantly had describe ALPHA MEN EROTICA BUNDLE (4 BOOKS COLLECTION) (4 BOOKS COLLECTION): Adult Taboo Romance Erotic Sex Story (Billionaire Dominant, Kinky Fetish and Disobedient Submissive Book 2) each person in much detail that it was taken to the point of Maura comparingveryone to a celebrity name First there was the secretary who could be a Lucille Ball clone Then there was the lawyer who was a Richie Cunningham look alike Then Jesse is described as a mix of Marlon Brando James Dean and Russell Crowe It got to the point where I would skim the descriptions and just find the celebrity name just to get to the next paragraphWith too much dialogue not much spark and characters that graded on my nerves I finally made it to the last page While I am not going to write this author completely off my list for future reads I can say that this one won t be one I would read again Overall a decent read The story is interesting and while the opposites attract plot is well loved and well used this one doesn t have the generic feel that some others can There s The Professional Victims Handbook enough heat that some might tip it intorotica but that line is getting harder and harder to find as mainstream romance novels have increased what is considered an acceptable amount and description of sex The characters are believable and well rounded As with a lot of romance novels love comes pretty uick but that s rather par for the courseThere were two small things that got a bit under my skin They don t make The Book Unreadable Or book unreadable or the story at all but they were Nightmares Angels enough for me to take notice The first is pretty much confined to thearly part of the book When reading the descriptions of the male protagonist you will come across a lot of references to his skin being brown from being outside in the sun on his construction job and from his part Native American heritage There s not WAY too many daydreams fantasies Maura was way to snobbyjudgmental immature What 30 yrs old lies about not liking tv movies because her parents didn t let her watch when she was a child She seems to play with Jesse s feelings she s so indecisive and she takes SO long to change this book is tell from the POV of Maura Mahoney and Jesse Blue Due to some trouble with the law Mr Blue has do to some community service at Cherry lane a senior citizen retirement house in which Maura works as most romance the attration was almost at first sight i was In the Blink of an Eye enjoying it until the daydreaming started One too many daydreams in this book not only on her part but his as well also that fack that Maura kept changing her mind was really annying. Ween them there are many things keeping Maura and Jesse apart chiefly their own assumptions about one another But appearances can be deceiving and Maura and Jesse must overcome thexpectations of those around them to find their happy ndin. I got this book via goodreads first readsIf I could
never clicked in my mind I also didn t like how the author constantly had describe ach person in
describe this book in one or two words it would beJesse BlueHis character made this book No his character made this book in one or two words it would beJesse BlueHis character made this book No his character made book addictive I love it from the first time that he was introduced into the story Maura Mahoney is a director at an retirement community and when Jesse Blue steps into her life her world is filled with wonderful fantasies she had never xperienced beforeThis book had Whence the Black Irish of Jamaica? everything an adult could want Lust love and delicious fantasies A bad boy on a motorcycle with a heart that finds you cheering for him until the verynd I love this book and I loved Susan Fox writing I though the fantasies that Maura and Jesse underwent about Rich Men, Single Women each other was as amusing as it was sexyI didn t want to finish the book as uickly as I did butvery story has an Twice Retired ending I thought the plot was interesting and a little different from what I read Maura was a little annoying at times but it was all due to her very screwy past Having grown up with people who weren t really her parents she strived most of her life to be perfect for them To feel their love or any sort of acknowledgment that she did good that she impressed them There where times that she was downright stuck up and irritating but at the same time you couldn t blame her Unlike Jesse she didn t fly off the handle and didn t jump into things With Maura herntire life was following rules because breaking them didn t fit into her world on how she was raisedJesse to avoid jail time after beating his best friends stalker Ten Twentieth-Century Poets ex boyfriend half to deathnds up being my favored character His delicious and really is a fantasy Unlike Maura he doesn t live by the rules and often finds her actions confusingOh yea I loved this book and will be looking forward to of Susan Fox writing Too many fantasies While the book captured my attention instantly I couldn t help but take note that for a bunch of adults our characters Maura
AND JESSE 30YEAR OLD AND SOONJesse 30year old and soon be 28 year old man respectively acted like a pair of young adults in heat I could ve gone without the constant fantasies from both characters and forced sexual tension Nonetheless an okay read Body Heat by Susan FoxMaura decides to catch up on work as she s doing not only her job but others The community service man is shown in as he gets off his motorcycle and is in black leather the bad boy To stay out of jail he has to give so many hours to the retirement center where she does not only HR work but the accountingAs he doesn t want to read to the residents she comes up with sprucing up the garden and he jumps at the idea Can t wait to hear about what he does to rejuvenate it I love gardening and as they butt heads over details I m sure this is going to be a steamy read Hope it will give me ideas for the center aswe do travel to visit with my husband s mother very Sunday to spend time with her Gardens there are such a peaceful part of her time thereWhile he works at gardening she can watch him from her office window and often fantasizes about him He is having a hard time focusing on his work because her looks have turned him onHe looks after Con and her son and gets to spend family time with them although they are not related We find out the dark secret Jessie is hiding behind He finds ways to keep it hidden as he s done in the pastWhen he pays her a compliment they kiss and then she wakes up to the reality of what they ve done He s a worker for her and they crossed the line He understands they can t be a couple yet because of her potential promotion and also because of his community service They just have to wait it outLove hearing of all the plans and ideas for the senior home garden area and learning about the tools of the. On the cusp of her thirtieth birthday Maura Mahoney has yet to date a man who really xcites her Her uiet routine as a director at the retirement community Cherry Lane is disrupted by the arrival of Jesse Blue a bad boy on a motorcycle who. TradeThis book needs a blazing hot sticker on the front cover whewWhen the jewels go missing Maura and Jesse both are the main suspectsThe book also has an Period Power except for Susan s latest Yours Unexpectedly Maura Mahoney is an accountant at a retirement home a job she lovesven though her domineering parents
feel she s wasting her ducation on it Maura lives a nice uiet life which suddenly changes withshe s wasting her ducation on it Maura lives a nice uiet life which suddenly changes with arrival of motorcycle riding leather jacket wearing bad boy Jesse BlueJesse s been ordered to do community service don t worry it was for a completely commendable crime of course and the retirement home s HR manager agreed he could do his hours there Right before he arrives though the woman has to take some urgent time off and Maura gets saddled with the duty of supervising Jesse She takes it very seriously at least that s the Until Again excuse she gives herself as to why she spends so much of her time watching him through her window while he does sweaty gardening workI will admit myxpectations were sky high when I started this Susan Fox wrote two of my favourite books last year the amazingly wonderful Love Unexpectedly and His Unexpectedly They had grown up characters who actually talked to Jesus Calling each other and this let me seexactly how well they fit together and completely buy that they were falling in love Body Heat was nothing like those books nothing at allNow Jesse is a very nice hero and I liked how he is completely gone over Maura from the start To him she s not boring she s scorching hot and he s convinced she s out of his league A beautiful clever Ebeles Favourite elegant woman like that interested in a blue collar guy like him who can tven read properly I did like seeing him begin to recognise his worth and stop putting himself downBut Maura oh dear It wasn t that I didn t like the character it was that she was completely unbelievable Seriously we re talking about a woman who s mortally mbarrased about liking TV and movies Not just trashy TV and crap movies I could definitely understand someone watching and loving reality TV and feeling mbarrassed about it that was me last year when I got The Quiet Front ever so slightly addicted to X Factor or pretending they only like art house cinema but Maura just makes blanket statements about TV and any movies in general Seriously woman who are you And this is from someone who much prefers books toither of those media and would 99 times out of 100 read a book than watch TV or a film Maura also seems remarkably clueless about way too many things One of my
FAVOURITE SCENES WAS WHEN SHE WASscenes was when she was at her sudden constant horniness since she met Jesse the day before She s never masturbated in her life she calls it the M word in fact and has never felt particularly aroused Beading on a Loom even with her two previous lovers so it s a big change She decides to do some research to check whether it might have something to do with having just turned 30 the day before Yep because maybe it s like throwing some sort of switch you know And wait there s She googles female sexuality and panics because she gets 5000 results Ohhh she has no idea where to start For the record you get over 28 million results 13 million if you use uote marksUnrealistic or not she did kind of grow on me and the last part of the book actually worked ok for me because she gets to act a bit believable Those sections were fun and uite hot The first sections though induced uite a bit ofye rolling Additionally those first sections were not sexy at all which is clearly not what the author intended It was sex fantasy scene after sex fantasy scene I xpect Fox must have thought it was a way to make the book hot without having her characters fall into bed straight away but it just didn t work for me in any way I guess. Roars into her life Jesse has agreed to avoid jail time by serving community service at Cherry Lane Instantly attracted but wary of Jesse's chickened past and youth Maura puts him to work in the garden Despite the growing sexual tension bet.