Misadventures with My Ex

· Waterhouse Press
17 reviews

About this ebook

Beautifully written characters, honest and true emotions and a lovable storyline that had me hooked from the opening pages.” ~The Overflowing Bookcase

Once, Eryn Hope fell fast and incurably for Weston Quaid. And he seemed to adore her too—until she learned their love was built on lies when he walked out on their wedding day.

Three years later, West has finally won control of his family empire and fortune, but it cost him Eryn—something he regrets every day. When business forces him to return to her life and temporarily shut down her livelihood, of course she’s furious. But their chemistry is still beyond combustible. So he makes her a proposition: he’ll take care of her until her bistro reopens…if she becomes his mistress. Her mind screams no, but her body whimpers yes, yes, yes.

As soon as West has her back in his bed, their passion burns hotter than ever. So do his feelings. But can he and Eryn really recapture the love they shared? And when their bargain ends, will he be the one shattered this time or will they finally come together forever?

Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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17 reviews
Eva Millien
March 30, 2019
She thought he adored her and Eryn Hope fell fast and incurably for Weston Quaid, until he day be walked on their wedding day and readers can’t help but become caught up in West’s determination to win her back in this emotionally gripping misadventure romance. The characters are strong and real which makes it easy for readers to relate to them and the chemistry between West and Eryn is sexy and sizzles with lots of heat. Eryn is determined to protect her heart no matter how undeniable the attraction feels, so much of the story is an emotional roller coaster as she struggles not to give in to West’s seduction and the hero is a dominate male that will use whatever he has to get Eryn back into his life. The relationship is further complicated by some less than desirable family members which adds to the drama and suspense of this couple’s happily ever after. The story is set at a steady pace and the hero is a wealthy CEO who’s willing to bargain in order to get the upper hand when it comes to matters of the heart, which is scandalously sexy. The story is quite emotional but there is also some snarky dialogue and chuckle worthy moments peppered throughout the story and with every turn of the page readers find themselves pleased more and more with all the chemistry and romance of Eryn and Hope’s road to happily ever after with every turn of the page.
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Sandy S.
March 17, 2019
MISADVENTURES WITH MY EX is Shayla Black’s second contribution to the multi-author Misadventures series. This is café owner Eryn Hope, and twenty-four year old, businessman Weston Quaid’s story line. All of the Misadventures story lines are stand alone story lines. MISADVENTURES WITH MY EX continues to focus on the Hope sisters. We were first introduced to Eryn and her sisters in Ella’s book - Misadventures of a BackUp Bride. Told from dual third person perspectives (Eryn and West) MISADVENTURES WITH MY EX follows the second chance relationship between café owner Eryn Hope, and twenty-four year old, businessman Weston Quaid. Three years earlier Weston Quaid destroyed Eryn Hope’s heart just hours before walking down the aisle. Fast forward to present day wherein Weston makes Eryn an offer she cannot refuse in light of the devastation and pain caused years before. Eryn’s business is about to be shut down for renovations and repairs, and with no source of income for herself or her employees, Weston offers Eryn a six week contract for which Eryn’s financial obligations will be covered and cared. What ensues is the rebuilding but acrimonious relationship between Eryn and West, and the potential fall-out as Eryn’s struggles with issues of trust are made more difficult by someone determined to destroy Eryn’s heart-once again. Eryn Hope has never stopped loving Weston Quaid but the path of devastation left behind with his disappearance and no explanation years before finds our heroine battling between head and heart knowing Weston still has the power to crush her heart. Weston Quaid never knew loss like that of losing Eryn Hope but behind the scenes battle for company control, and threats against the woman he loved forced West to walk away with his own broken heart. The relationship between Eryn and Weston is a rekindling romance; a second chance between two people destroyed by power, greed, threats and control. But herein lies the difficult or challenging part (for me) of the story line premise: West’s approach to getting Eryn back is all kinds of wrong including a legal contract that all but screams paid wh*re and mistress for as long as he wants. I am not a fan of ‘forced’ servitude or ‘forced’ $ex when a woman is desperate to keep food on the table or a roof above her head…and in this, the story line premise and contractual demands too closely reflects money and stability in exchange for service and $ex. The ‘contractual demands’ would be more in line with a dark romance. The $ex scenes are intimate, passionate and spicy, without the use of over the top, sexually graphic language and text. The colorful secondary and supporting characters include Eryn’s sisters Ella and Echo, as well as Ella’s husband Carson Frost; Echo’s best friend Hayes Elliott; Weston’s mother Miriam Quaid, and his uncle Edward. MISADVENTURES WITH MY EX is a story of family, forgiveness, secrets and lies. The premise is emotional and engaging; the romance is desperate and impassioned; the characters are energetic, determined and wounded. MISADVENTURES WITH MY EX is a strong, sensitive and intoxicating tale.
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Theresa Kerchenski
March 28, 2019
Great stand alone series I loved this story. Eryn is strong willed and is trying to move from the most devastating day, when West left her at the alter. Three years later he comes back in her life trying to win her back, after shutting her restaurant down. Can West get Eryn to listen to him and can Eryn be able to trust west enough to love him again. This was a wonderful second chance read I could not get enough. Shayla Black did not disappoint and I highly recommend.
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About the author

Shayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than fifty novels. For over fifteen years, she’s written contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances via traditional, independent, foreign, and audio publishers. Her books have sold well over a million copies and been published in a dozen languages.

Raised as an only child, Shayla occupied herself with lots of daydreaming, much to the chagrin of her teachers. In college, she found her love for reading and realized that she could have a career publishing the stories spinning in her imagination. Though she graduated with a degree in Marketing/Advertising and embarked on a stint in corporate America to pay the bills, her heart has always been with her characters. She’s thrilled that she’s been living her dream as a full-time author for the past nine years.

Shayla currently lives in North Texas with her wonderfully supportive husband, her teenage daughter, and a very spoiled cat. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, and listening to an eclectic blend of music.

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