She needs to move forward with her life,
but how can she when Carson still owns her heart?
Bad Boys After Dark #3
Releasing July 11, 2017
World Literary Press
As the founder of a multimillion-dollar international security business, Carson Bad exposes secrets for a living. He knows better than to forge relationships built on them. But for years he did just that with his best friend, and secret lover, Tawny Bishop. She brought a sense of calm and understanding to his life–in and out of the bedroom. Until one fateful night when a knock at the door changed everything.
Tawny is no longer a naive college student. She’s a sought-after perfumer living in Paris. She has plenty of resources at her fingertips, and lots of lonely nights to think about the only man she’s ever loved–the one she ran away from all those years ago. She needs to move forward with her life, but how can she when Carson still owns her heart?
Maybe showing up in the middle of the night unannounced isn’t the best route to unraveling the past and figuring out her future, but Tawny has played it safe for ten long years, and it’s only made her long for the man she never should have walked away from. Now she’s back in Carson’s life, and he’s determined not to make the same mistake twice. If only he knew what that mistake was…
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Carson is the third book in the Bad Boys After Dark series and an improvement from Dylan. I loved the book, but I wish we had gotten to see Dylan spend more time with the little girl Tawny had fallen for. That would have made the book the most amazing experience I had in quite some time. The book came very close to giving me exactly what I wanted to read and this is the reason I am giving the book 5 stars. It was a very good love story. It was both sweet and sexy. The perfect combination. Honestly, the Bad boys are one of a kind and possibly the sexiest brothers in a book series. They don't disappoint and I am sure Brett will melt our panties and hearts.
Neither was celibate in the ten years they weren't together. Tawny married another man in her attempt to live a life without Carson. Tawny's motives weren't always clear and she is more complicated than Carson, but she is still a very likable heroine. Carson, unfortunately, wasn't able to kick Mick from his place as my favorite Bad brother, but he did an excellent job trying to. Since I rarely give 5 stars to a book these days, it should be a sign that you should definitely read the book.
With her heart in her throat, she lifted her gaze, and lost her breath at the sight of the strikingly handsome man who had once been her lover and best friend standing a few feet away with his brother, Brett. She’d met Brett once when he’d come to visit Carson at college.
Her attention moved swiftly back to Carson, and she was unable to look away. His white dress shirt was rolled up to his elbows, revealing muscular forearms, and tucked into perfectly tailored dark slacks. He was broader now, tall, and sturdy. A big, beautiful man with the classic good looks of a 1950s movie star. He raked a hand through his short hair, laughing at something Brett must have said. His familiar laughter made her knees weak.
Please look over.
No. Don’t. Her heart might explode.
Wait. Yes, look over.
What was she doing? She was a professional, educated woman. She should not be weak-kneed over the sight of a man. But apparently her body didn’t get the memo, because her pulse skyrocketed, and she could barely breathe. She gripped the handle of her suitcase tighter, using it for balance. Carson turned, his chiseled features softened by the hint of a five-o’clock shadow. Their eyes connected, and his brows knitted, his jaw tensed.
Disappointment clutched her. Didn’t he recognize her? Or did he? Was he angry? She should walk away, but she was pinned in place by his riveting gaze.
Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance and new adult romance with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa’s emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented–perfect beach reads for contemporary romance lovers who enjoy reading about wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines.