Welcome to my blog tour stop for the fabulous Monica Murphy's latest novel, CRAVE!
I have an INCREDIBLY awesome guest post today: Ivy is here to dish about the 10 Things that you want to know about the sexy Archer. Get ready to melt. You have been warned!
Then, stay tuned for my review and a giveaway!!
Billionaire Archer Bancroft always gets what he wants—and he’s wanted Ivy Emerson, his best friend’s sister, for far too long. Being forbidden and untouchable only makes her more tempting. When a million-dollar bet with his friends throws down a challenge—last bachelor standing takes all—Archer knows he can win. That is, until one enchanted evening with Ivy takes his heart for a ride.
Ivy knows Archer is nothing but bad news: Infuriating, arrogant…and completely intoxicating. But despite her best efforts, she can’t seem to keep away. When a stolen kiss leads to a night of heated passion, Ivy realizes she’s in trouble and in head over heels.
But in the light of day, everything seems clearer and Archer’s not so sure a one-night stand is all he wants. Concocting a plan to keep Ivy by his side, Archer might just be willing to lose this bet…and win the jackpot instead.
This is me. Melting.
And now for my review:
*Spoiler-Free* REVIEW: Crave by Monica Murphy
Published On: August 6th, 2013
*DISCLOSURE: ARC was provided in exchange for a fair and honest review
Holy HAWT Billionaires, Batman!
If you’ve been around me at all (in real life, on my blog, on twitter, on facebook, etc. etc.) you will know that I love me some Karonica, aka Monica Murphy aka Karen Erickson. I badger, beg, and stalk her constantly because I just always need and want more.
So when I heard about this Billionaire Bachelors Club series, I nearly went apoplectic. ESPECIALLY when I heard that the first book involved the love story between a woman and her older brother’s best friend. Monica must’ve listened to my prayers, because I LOVE LOVE LOVE this theme. Never get tired of it. Never can read it too often.
THEN, throw in the main characters named Archer Bancroft and Ivy Emerson? Seriously. How awesome and sexy are these names? Monica, I may just come to you to choose my future children’s names.
Okay, so at this point, I haven’t even gotten my hands on this book, but I am in LUST with it. So, how did it stack up? Well, let’s just say my lusty feelings turned to love. Once again, Monica astounds me with her ability to craft words in such a beautiful, free flowing, yet impactful way. The chemistry and the tension, ranging from playful banter to all out flaming sexual attraction, leaps off the page, wraps around you, and sucks you in. Throw in dashes of humor and sweetness and you have me in a puddle of satisfied mush.
"Besides, I'm not asking you to wait for me naked in my bed every night, though the idea is appealing."
The arrogance dripping from his voice makes me want to hit something. Preferably him.
"Come on, I know you haven't forgotten how easy it was between us that night, Ivy," he murmurs, his voice low. Sexy.
My only qualm with the story was that it ended so quickly, and a bit abruptly. I NEED MORE!!! There is definitely resolution, so don’t be concerned with that! But I also feel that there is much more that can be told. Which, I suspect will come into play in book two of the series that centers around Ivy’s brother, Gage!(?) *Crossing fingers*
About the Author:
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Monica Murphy is a native Californian who lives in the foothills below Yosemite. A wife and mother of three, she writes New Adult and contemporary romance for Bantam and Avon. She is the author of One Week Girlfriend and Second Chance Boyfriend.
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