Dare To Resist

· Dare Nation Book 1 · Sold by CP Publishing
128 reviews

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He’s about to find a baby on his doorstep … and his assistant in his bed.

Austin Prescott is a lot of things. Ex football player. Sports agent. And as of this morning? Father. Finding a baby on his doorstep should have been a joke but the pink sticky note and baby carrier she came in is deadly serious.

What’s an out of his depth bachelor to do? Call his tempting and beyond gorgeous executive assistant and beg her to move in.

Quinnlyn Stone agrees to help Austin until he can straighten out his messy life. It’s just another item on her very long To-Do list. It’s absolutely not because she’s attracted to her very single and extremely handsome boss.

Close quarters. A baby. Undeniable chemistry. What could possibly go wrong?

128 reviews
Jackie Wright
May 12, 2020
Dare to Resist is book 1 in The Dare Nation and what a great start to the new series from Ms Phillips. The Dares are one family I can’t get enough off and I was excited to see we were getting a spin of from their series and let me tell you this book was everything I expected and more. Austin Prescott is at the top of his profession, he was a great football player and now he is a great sports agent but is he ready to be a great dad!!! Well he is about to find out because he just found baby Jenny on his doorstep...... Austin does what any top professional would do and that’s call his executive assistant Quinn Stone to get help. Quinn is used to babies and she comes in and takes over organising the nursery as well as teaching Austin how to care for Jenny , what neither of them expected was for the time spent together left both of them fighting feelings for each other. Will Jenny bring them closer together or will the pressure force them further apart....... This book ticked all my boxes, we have a swoon worthy ex football player and a strong and confident woman who both want the best for Jenny, this couple are adorable and easy to love and once you add in the rest of this extended family and friends you get the perfect read. This story has the perfect mix of passion, humour with a hint of angst and teal,y can’t wait for book 2. Great start to a new series.
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Liza Brown
May 14, 2020
Dare to Resist is the first book in the Dare Nation series from Carly Phillips. The Dare family is absolutely one of my favorite series of characters from Carly Phillips. I was so excited to discover we had more Dares with the Prescott children. Paul Dare, who is Robert Dare's brother, helped out his best friend and her husband when they couldn't have children and only recently shared with Austin Prescott and his siblings when he needed a kidney transplant. I loved getting to finally meet Paul Dare, and all the new Prescott-Dares. Austin Prescott is a former NFL player and sports agent who needs a fantastic assistant to keep him in the know and everything running smoothly while he recovers from kidney transplant surgery. When Quinnlyn Scott applies, he knows she is perfect for the job...even if Austin feels an instant attraction to her. Quinn is smart; super organized, and knows what she wants out of life, and willing to work hard to get it. She also knows what she doesn't want thanks to her family, and that is children of her own. When Austin arrives home from an evening out to find a baby with a note stating Jenny is his, he knows he needs the help of his organized and amazing assistant Quinn to help him out. I loved both Austin and Quinn from the very first. They worked amazingly well both at the office and at home as Quinn taught Austin how to care for Jenny. Thanks to Quinn's family always relying on her to care for her younger siblings and cousins, she is like a baby-whisperer. I loved how she stepped in to help out and how protective she became over anyone other than she or Austin caring for Jenny. The mutual attraction between Austin and Quinn had been there from their very first meeting, and I loved they grew closer to one another and their chemistry only grew stronger with each passing day. I absolutely fell in love with them as a couple. I loved how Austin saw the real Quinn and accepted her exactly as she was, and Quinn was always honest about what she wanted and didn't want. Both Quinn and Austin are such strong characters, their finding each other and accepting each other made me so happy. Seriously, this book was like catnip to me. Carly Phillips gave me all the happy feels with this secret baby, office romance. Readers will fall in love with a whole new family of Dares! I can't wait to read more stories in this series. Rating: 5 Stars (A+) Review copy provided by publisher
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Eileen Aberman-Wells
May 12, 2020
Austin and Quinn’s love story in Dare to Resist, book one in the Dare Nation series by Carly Phillips is another winner. Ms. Phillips once again gives us an alpha male hero suddenly changing perspective about his life and future when a baby is left on his doorstep; with a sticky note telling him she’s his baby. We are also given a strong, diligent, and decisive heroine who is determined not to have children after raising all of the children in her extended family; siblings, cousins, nieces, and nephews. This breathtakingly beautiful love story contains so many feelings and responsibilities, family ties, heartbreak, attraction, off the charts sizzling chemistry, inner turmoil, and lots of steamy scenes. Ex-football player and now sports agent, Austin Prescott could not survive without his amazing executive assistant Quinnlyn Stone. So when he finds a baby on his doorstep, with a note saying “Jenny is his” and no idea what to do with a baby; he knows who to call. Quinn agrees to help Austin out until he can straighten things out. She realizes that he is out of element and has no idea how to handle a baby. Quinn is the baby whisperer which is most likely why she basically raised every baby in her extended family. Quinn teaches Austin how to handle Jenny, how to change her diaper, make a bottle; basically how to be a father. Austin and Quinn have been attracted to each other since he hired her, but neither has acted on it. When Austin begs Quinn to move in you just know there will be more fireworks than explaining the presence of a baby. There is major chemistry and undeniable attraction between them, which they both respond and react to. The more time Quinn spends with Austin and Jenny she realizes that having children of her own was not necessarily a deal breaker for her. Ms. Phillips wrote a wonderful, emotional and sexy story that will pull at your heartstrings and is not to be missed. She provided a tale rich with sizzling chemistry, amusing banter, and endearing characters giving Austin and Quinn a chance for happiness, love and the possibility for future together. I highly recommend Dare to Resist to other readers and look forward to the next book in this series. I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book.
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About the author

Carly Phillips, whose real name is Karen Drogin, was born on July 7, 1965 in New York. She received an undergraduate degree from Brandeis University. She eventually became a lawyer, but never really enjoyed practicing law. After having her first child, she decided she wanted to write a romance novel. Seven years later, she sold her first book, Brazen, to Harlequin Temptation. She is now the best-selling author of numerous romances including Simply Sinful, The Playboy, Summer Lovin', Hot Property, Cross My Heart, and Lucky Break. She also writes the New York Times bestselling Dare to Love series.

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