One Time Only

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4.9
24 reviews
Ebook
300
Pages

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A fiery, passionate MM forbidden romance novel from #1 New York Times Bestselling author Lauren Blakely…

Ever hear the story about the bodyguard who falls for the rock star?

Yeah, it never ends well.

Each day I remind myself that it's my job to protect Stone. And nowhere in the job description does it say I should lust after the charismatic, charming man.

Especially since we're opposites.

But every night I spend with him the dangerous, off-limits attraction grows more intense. 

Until one night in a limo when we combust.

One time only will have to be enough. One scorching, forbidden night.

Because the mistakes from the past are chasing me. And if I give in again, I'll lose everything. 

But sometimes you grab hold of the desire. And other times, the desire takes hold of you. No matter the cost.


4.9
24 reviews
Jackie Wright
November 18, 2020
I really can’t believe this is only the second MM romance by this author and the first thing I need to say is, this really shows how talented and how diverse Ms Blakely is with her strong writing skills. This is Stone Zenith and Jackson Pearce’s story and what a wonderful love story One Time Only is. Jackson is rock star Stone’s bodyguard but he not only works for the man he secretly crushes on, he also classes him as his best friend so that means many lines that shouldn’t be crossed..... The attraction is mutual but neither of them have acted on it but what happens when they decide it’s time to explore the sexual tension in the room, will their friendship survive and will the working relationship be changed forever...... This book ticked all my boxes, I loved the characters and I loved the witty banter they shared, I laughed and I swooned as I watch Jackson and Stone move from friends to lovers. This is a gem of a read that is very special and it will stay with me long after I read the final words.
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Heather Fueger
November 18, 2020
We got a peek at Stone Zenith in Lauren Blakely's novella, One Night Only, and I was intrigued by him then, but reading more about him in One Time Only, only made me love him more! While Stone is a rockstar, he's got a huge heart, is super observant and it's clear he lives for music and for the things that go on in the bedroom. He doesn't discriminate when it comes to his lovers and he's not quiet about it. Jackson Pearce has been working as Stone's bodyguard for several months and all of that time, he's been trying to deny the growing feelings he has for his boss. He's a man of principle and he doesn't want to break the golden rule of getting involved with his boss. He's an intense guy, loves his family, and likes to have control of all situations. He's also very witty. While Stone is nearly certain Jackson is straight, there are some things that happen to make him start believing that maybe he's been reading the hunky bodyguard all wrong. The two love to tease one another and have a great friendship, but even though one is the boss and one is the employee, will they end up giving in to the feelings they both have? Talk about a build up of tension!! These two hare hot together and the chemistry they share is absolutely undeniable. Even those around them notice it although they both thought they were doing a pretty good job of covering up their feelings. There are definite risks in this book, but the rewards are so sweet that it made me want to pull for these two to be together. I loved this book and all of the intensity, passion and humor it brought along the way!
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Sue Galuska
January 20, 2021
In the prequel novella Maybe This Time we met Jackson Pearce the bodyguard and Stone Zenith the rock star. As boss and employee these two cannot act on their forbidden feelings. Of course the more time these two spend together, the more their desires grow until finally they mutually decide to give in just one time only! Of course those well made plans never succeed and one night turns into many. Just when it seems as though Jackson and Stone have found true happiness, things from the past come rushing in ruining everything. It will take a lot of soul searching for these two unlikely men to find their happy ever after, but when they finally do, it's all worth it. I really loved this story and couldn't put it down. I don't read much M/M stories, but this one just drew me in and wouldn't let go. I went through all of the emotions....happy, sad, swooning. FYI...This story was also off the charts HOT!
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About the author

A #1 New York Times Bestselling, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling, and #1 Audible Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that's sweet, sexy and witty. She also writes red-hot, ultra-steamy romance for her Lauren Blakely After Dark line. She'd love to give you a free book today! Check out her web site to grab your free read: https://laurenblakely.com/one-free-book/ Connect with Lauren here ➜ WEBSITE: laurenblakely.com ➜ NEWSLETTER: laurenblakely.com/newsletter ➜ FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/LaurenBlakelyBooks/ ➜ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/laurenblakelybooks/ ➜ TWITTER: www.twitter.com/laurenblakely3

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