Bare It All by Lori Foster
Date Read: April 2013
Genre: Romance, Suspense
"A cop's craving to know more about the woman next door could prove fatal in the steamy new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster"
As the person responsible for taking down a brutal human trafficker, Alice Appleton fears retaliation at every turn. No one knows about her past, which is exactly how she prefers it...until the sexy cop next door comes knocking.
Detective Reese Bareden thinks he knows what makes women tick, but his ever-elusive neighbor keeps him guessing like no other. Is his goal to unmask Alice's secrets? Or protect her from a dangerous new threat? One thing is certain: their chemistry is a time bomb waiting to explode. And with no one to trust but each other, Reese and Alice are soon drawn into a deadly maze of corruption, intrigue and desire-and into the line of fire....
Publisher: Harlequin HQN, Pocket Books
Series: Love Undercover #2
Also by this author: A Perfect Storm, Getting Rowdy, Dash of Peril br> br>
Also in this series: Getting Rowdy, Dash of Peril
Read for Review/Blog Tour (Meryl L. Moss Media Relations, Inc)
Overall Rating: 4.25
Story Rating: 4.00
Character Rating: 4.75
First Thought When Finished: Bare It All had Holy hot undercover cops! *SWOON*
Story Thoughts: The first thought I had when I finished book 1 in the Love Undercover series was I need this book! See I was a huge fan of the Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor series and I liked the idea of combining characters from both. IT WORKED! Seriously y’all, this story really did meet my Romantic Suspense expectations. The case was fast paced, the action was gnarly, and the romance wasn’t too rushed (especially if you read book 1). I read this in one afternoon and now I am
patiently waiting on the next one: ROWDY! (said in my best Rocky voice)
Character Thoughts: I adore the characters in Bare It All! Alice is one complicated chic: secretive, overly armed, and good with dogs. What is not to love about that? I mean if ever there was a leading lady built to hook up with a police officer it is her. Reese is her match in every way. He just FITS! Oh, he is sexy as hell and at times has that “swagger” that alpha male types do BUT he is also patient, kind, and uber swoon-worthy! We get all the other characters we have grown to love. We get to check back in with Pepper and Logan. I giggled at their banter and Logan’s “healing. Dash is there too and I think I see that romance in the making. Did I mention that I might have a thing for Rowdy. We get to swoon over him next!
Final Thoughts: If you love sexy undercover cops then I think you just might enjoy this series as much as I do 🙂
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