· Lex Martin
115 reviews

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For the record, I’m not going to hook up with my boss.

I'm a lot of things—a screwup, a basket case, a flunky. But when I take a nanny job to be near my pregnant sister, I swear to myself I’ll walk the straight and narrow, which means I cannot fall for my insanely hot boss.

I don't want to be tempted by that rugged rancher. By his chiseled muscles or southern charm or the way he snuggles his kids at bedtime. Ethan Carter won't get the key to my heart, no matter how much I want him. 


Between us, she's the last thing I need as I finalize my hellish divorce. 

What sane man trying to rebuild his life wants a hot nanny with long, sexy hair, curves for miles, and a smart mouth? A perfectly kissable, pouty mouth that I shouldn't notice.

My focus is on my kids and my ranch, not the insufferable siren who sleeps in the room next to mine. It doesn't matter that she wins over my kids in a heartbeat or runs my life better than I do. Tori Duran is the one woman I can't have and shouldn't want, no matter how much I crave her. 

115 reviews
Tiffany Johnson
February 20, 2018
Feisty heroine, check Hunky single dad, check Perfect blend of sexy and swoony, double double check check! I loved this! Tori has this no nonsense exterior and is on a self imposed "man diet" after having her heartbroken by a scumbag. The black sheep of her family, she really wants to get her life back on track. When her pregnant sister suggests interviewing for a summer nanny job on a farm down from her own, Tori is reluctantly on board. Ethan is a single dad, Hemsworth look a like, going through a divorce and trying to run a farm on his own with the help of his brother. And he's kind of an ass, lol. Their first meeting has sparks flying everywhere and the claws are out. I love Tori. She has this fairly easy going personality but she's definitely a spitfire. Ethan was a hunk of swoony man meat. If that's what they're serving up in Texas then let's go, I'm moving, lol. Ethan's children are heartbreakers, so sweet, yet caught in this divorce. I wanted so much to just give them hugs. If you've read Shameless, you get small doses of Kat and Brady in this book which was a real treat to Lex fans. Overall this was the perfect blend of sweet and spicy, swoony and sexy. I devoured it with a smile on my face. Oh yeah, two more words for you...stable sex! On fire! You know you're curious. I recommend!
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Jen Zingaro
February 21, 2018
Holy HOT tamales! Ethan and Tori are on fire. I mean, I love forbidden romances.... so this had a flavor of that with the boss angle. It also had a little bit of hate to lovers flair as well. Both of these characters come with some baggage. I just adore flawed characters. I wouldn't call them flawed per se. Tori has lived in the shadow of her sister most of her life, never quite measuring up in the eyes of their parents. So, she got out on her own and tended to stay away. Until her sister needs her help with a high risk pregnancy and persuades her to come work for Ethan. Ethan is getting out of a marriage that he did everything to try to save but maybe it was never right in the first place. After sparks fly at the interview... and not necessarily the good kind... most of the story watches this unlikely pair cement a working relationship. There is drama for days, so if you're like me and you thrive on that and angst, then you will enjoy this story. So many tender moments to pull on your heartstrings as well.
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Khristy Sexton
February 15, 2018
I love these books. I am in love with Shameless and Reckless was just as good. I need to know of Logan gets with Joey.
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About the author

Lex Martin is the USA Today bestselling author of the Dark Texas Nights series (Reckless/Shameless) and the Dearest series. She writes contemporary romances, the sexy kind with lotsa angst, a whole lotta kissing, and the hot happily ever afters. When she's not writing, she lives a parallel life as an English teacher. She loves printing black and white photos, listening to music on vinyl, and getting lost in a great book. Bitten by wanderlust, she's lived all over the country but currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and twin daughters.

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