Getting Rowdy by Lori Foster
Date Read: October 2013
Genre: Romance, Suspense
An alpha hero's attraction to the one woman he can't have could draw him into a killer's snare in the sizzling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster
Charismatic bar owner Rowdy Yates isn’t the kind of man women say no to. So when he approaches waitress Avery Mullins, he fully expects to get her number. However, the elusive beauty has her reasons for keeping her distance—including a past that might come back to haunt them both.
Avery spends her nights working for tips… and trying to forget the secret Rowdy is determined to unearth. But when history threatens to repeat itself, Avery grows to rely on Rowdy’s protective presence. As the sparks between them ignite, she will be forced to choose between the security she’s finally found… and the passion she’s always wanted..
Publisher: Harlequin HQN
Series: Love Undercover #3
Also by this author: A Perfect Storm, Bare It All, Dash of Peril br> br>
Also in this series: Bare It All, Dash of Peril
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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon
Overall Rating: 5.00
Story Rating: 5.00
Character Rating: 5.00
Rowdy Rating: OFF THE FREAKING CHARTS!
First Thought when Finished: Getting Rowdy by Lori Foster is the best in a series that is filled with great books!
Story Thoughts: Bad guys: Check! Bad Ass leading characters (Rowdy/Avery): Check! Visits from characters that I already know and love: Check! What does this equal? A book that I love and adore! I will put this on my reread shelf (not many books go there) and visit Rowdy again in the future. The action was fantastic, the love story very organic and real, and the characters were brilliant. You don’t even have to read the rest of the series to enjoy Getting Rowdy though you will enjoy the other books too. Getting Rowdy was a page turner from beginning to end!
Character Thoughts: I loved bad-boy Rowdy Yates. He is that alpha male that gives off the “you can’t have me for more than one night but you know that you want me” vibe. The great thing about those alphas is you know they will meet their kryptonite sooner or later. Avery was great kryptonite. She didn’t play his games, did things on her own terms, and had enough stuff to deal with that she never asked more than he could give. They had explosive chemistry and off the charts sex appeal. Yep, I loved them!
Final Thoughts:Can I just say that I miss Rowdy already!
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