on January 1st 1970
A full-length STANDALONE romantic comedy from USA TODAY bestselling author R.S. Grey.
When your life is a hot mess at twenty, it’s cute. At twenty-seven…well, not so much.
It’s just that my lofty dreams—making it as a real estate agent, paying rent on time, showering daily—have stayed just that: dreams. Oh, and love? I’ve decided love might be a little ambitious for me at the moment. Instead, I’ve settled for the two guys who will never leave me: Ben & Jerry.
That is, until Dr. Adam Foxe takes up residence as the town’s new vet.
With his strong jaw, easy confidence, and form-fitting scrubs, it’s not long before every housewife in Hamilton is dragging neglected tomcats in for weekly checkups.
Like everyone else, I’m intrigued. Even after I spoil my chance at a good first impression, he still offers me a proposition I can’t refuse: play his girlfriend at a family function and he’ll hire me as his real estate agent. Welcome to love in the 21st century.
It’s too bad I underestimated Adam’s irresistible charm and the undeniable attraction that burns between us. The day he pins me to the wall and silences me with a kiss, the line between reality and ruse begins to blur. Every teasing touch brings me to my knees. Every kiss promises more.
It looks like my hot mess of a life is about to get a little hotter.
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Looking for some summertime reading?! Look no further because RS Grey has your back, as per her usual! Gosh, I absolutely love EVERYTHING this lady writes, so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this. I didn’t even look at the blurb so it didn’t dawn on me until a couple chapters in that this book is about Madeline….as in Daisy’s Madeline from Anything You Can Do! WHAT?!?! YES!!!!!!
I adored Madeline in Anything You Can Do and was begging for Rachel to write her story NOW! Girls, let me tell you, she did disappoint!!! As we already know, Madeline is a bit of a mess. Let’s just say a dark cloud has been following her around for the last 5 years or so, raining on her everyday parade. Although she is a pretty upbeat individual, a person can only take so much.
I didn’t plan to be this dysfunctional at 27, but dysfunctionality has a way of creeping up on you. One second, you’re 22, wrapping up your undergraduate degree from a top business school, and then suddenly, you’re sitting alone in your car at 27, wondering how five years slipped through your fingers without so much as a blink.
Madeline hasn’t found her niche in real estate quite yet, and if she doesn’t sell a property pretty quick, her boss is cutting her lose. But it’s not just her professional life that’s been stagnant. Madeline hasn’t been having much luck in the romance department either, despite her best efforts I might add. So it’s just her luck that her beast of a “puppy” just molested the only viable bachelor in the county.
Today, I think I finally see why my mother adoringly refers to me as her “lost cause”.
Meet Adam Foxe….perfect name by the way, Rachel. Adam just moved to Texas from Chicago to be closer to his family, but we start to unveil the true motivation he left Chicago was something much more personal. Despite his best efforts, he keeps running into the crazy, uncontrollable and sexy brunette and her spastic dog.
She has an uncanny way of grating on my nerves, and the fact that she just keeps popping up is getting ridiculous.
So obviously, Adam isn’t a fan of Madeline. In fact, the beginning of their relationship is pretty rocky and hilarious at the same time. But this is a small town and two keep running into each other and spending more and more time together. Adam’s very upfront about him not wanting to date anyone at this time, crushing Madeline’s ego. Despite this, they continue to see each other as friends.
Adam and Madeline are very hot and cold throughout the first half of this book. Now, this might drive some people crazy, but I just couldn’t wait to get to the bottom of it! I absolutely loved how Madeline’s character is depicted as a complete mess despite that she has the best intentions and a kind heart. The girl has no luck whatsoever. I was completely addicted to seeing Adam’s feelings for Madeline transform from annoyance to adoration. His inner dialogue was super swoony! Grey also writes the best friendships, and Madeline and Daisy’s friendship is fantastic! And I love that we get to see more of Daisy and Lucas as well.
There’s so much in this book that I want to gush over, but don’t want to spoil! I will say, once their romance started heating up, I found their relationship sexy but also incredibly sweet! I also love how Grey puts these little nuggets of information in her stories, always skimming below the surface, just to pop up at the perfect time to tie everything all together. Absolute perfection!
You guys have to pick this one up for the summer! It’s perfect, fun, sexy, summertime read that will leave you laughing and smiling along!
**ARC Provided in exchange for an honest review
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I follow his gaze to where my dress has ridden up. When I’m standing, it’s a modest length, but the leather seats in his Audi have hiked up the skirt and a few inches of my thighs are now on perfect display.
His gaze drags down, pausing on my lips for a moment before he trails down my neck and chest. He’s studying my dress—no, he’s studying my body beneath the fabric. His smile is slow to spread, a little haunting…sexual.
About R.S. Grey
R.S. Grey is the USA Today bestselling author of thirteen novels, including THE FOXE & THE HOUND. She lives in Texas with her husband and two dogs, and can be found reading, binge-watching reality TV, or practicing yoga! Visit her at rsgrey.com