Katie Leven

Some Like It Wild is the second book in M. Leighton’s best-selling Wild Ones erotic (read: explicit) romance series, in which good girls encounter wild men who introduce them to the pleasures that have been missing from their straight-laced lives.

In Some Like It Wild, Laney Holt is forced to detour from her clear-cut path—find a good Christian man and start the perfect family—after her fiancé and best friend betray her. Shaken up, she returns to her small hometown in the South, where everyone knows her as the good-girl daughter of the preacher, which suits her just fine at first. Her excuse for being home is to survey the peach orchard owned by Jake Theopolis, a local boy with a bad reputation. No one would ever think they could possibly have anything in common.

Soon, however, Laney’s deeply ingrained sense of self is threatened by her undeniable attraction to this fire-fighting man with rippling muscles and honey-toned eyes. After all that’s happened to her, she’s willing to let that good girl go just a little. Then a little more, and a little more, until she can no longer deny that she’s adopted Jake’s charming devil-may-care attitude. There are other men who care quite a bit, though. Laney’s father and her ex-fiancé are not about to let her go so easily.

As Laney struggles to figure out what she really wants in life and Jake fights his own inner demons telling him all he does is hurt the ones he loves, the one bright spot is the physical pleasure that they find in each other. Whether they’re at a party in the woods or on top of a waterfall, Jake shows Laney the joy that can be found in the rush of living on the edge. And Laney shows Jake he’s worth caring about.

Thrilling, serious, funny and sexy, Some Like It Wild is a fast-paced, completely realistic and oh-so-erotic story. Leighton’s writing is skilled, and everything flows naturally. The main characters are richly fleshed out and easily likable, despite their propensities for being either too good or too wild. Though some of the secondary characters are a bit one-dimensional, they're still believable. 

With such solid storytelling and relatable characters, readers will enjoy going along on Laney’s steamy—explicit, at times—journey from prim and proper to free and feisty. 

Some Like It Wild is the second book in M. Leighton’s best-selling Wild Ones erotic (read: explicit) romance series, in which good girls encounter wild men who introduce them to the pleasures that have been missing from their straight-laced lives.

Maya Banks is a powerhouse contemporary romance and erotica writer whose Breathless Trilogy sprinted to the top of several bestseller lists. Because Banks is renown for her explicitly steamy love scenes and suspenseful storytelling, the launch of a new series is a highly anticipated event. Her latest novel, Letting Go—the first in her new Surrender Trilogy—definitely delivers the heat. (In fact, be advised that it contains graphic erotic content à la Fifty Shades of Grey.)

Letting Go presents a powerful story of profound loss and second chances. Josslyn is three years out from the tragic death of her husband and soul mate, Carson. Her late husband’s best friend, Dash, has been her rock, but on the third anniversary of Carson’s passing, Josslyn is ready to let go of both men. She is tired of living in constant mourning and burdening Dash with her pain. Utterly clueless that Dash has been harboring a deep love for her, she announces her intent to move on, that she isn’t going to worry him anymore.

Wrecked by this dismissal, Dash heads to an exclusive club that specializes in “the darker edges of desire,” where he’s lived out his secret fantasies with women he always imagines are Josslyn. But that night, he doesn’t have to imagine her being there, since she actually walks through the door for the first time. Neither one of them would have ever imagined that the other would be into erotic role playing, but in fact it’s something they both deeply desire. It’s the one thing Carson couldn’t give Josslyn, but it’s something Dash delivers to her with expertise and authority as they begin to explore the many facets of their new physical and emotional relationship.

Fans of the Breathless Trilogy and other erotic romance will not be disappointed, as Banks has crafted a fast-paced, impossibly steamy story that will immerse readers in a taboo world where love, pain, pleasure, flaws and perfection intersect as a matter of course.

Maya Banks is a powerhouse contemporary romance and erotica writer whose Breathless Trilogy sprinted to the top of several bestseller lists. Because Banks is renown for her explicitly steamy love scenes and suspenseful storytelling, the launch of a new series is a highly anticipated event. Her latest novel, Letting Go—the first in her new Surrender Trilogy—definitely delivers the heat. (In fact, be advised that it contains graphic erotic content à la Fifty Shades of Grey.)

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