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excerpt

As I approach his house, I see his Jeep parked in the drive, the hood up, and a tight, jean-clad ass bent over the side.

Okay, he’s definitely home.

I tentatively wander around the other side of the Jeep and lean against the side, looking at the engine. He hasn’t noticed that I’m here yet, and I’m not even sure how he’ll react to seeing me here, but I can’t seem to stay away. His dark head is bent low, his arms buried in the engine, tinkering with something. His arms are bare as he’s pulled off his T-shirt, which is draped over the windshield. A thin sheen of sweat covers his shoulders and back, and his entire sleeve tattoo, which runs from just above his wrist all the way up to the top of his right shoulder, is on full display, making my girlie parts all tingle and come to life.

Holy Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.

He’s so fucking toned it’s crazy. Jeez, his muscles bunch and stretch as he pulls on the wrench in his hand.

“Come on, you motherfucker,” he mutters. I have to bite my lips to keep from laughing out loud.

“So, what seems to be the problem?” I finally ask when he doesn’t notice me, keeping my eyes trained on the engine when his head whips up to look at me. I slowly lift my eyes to his and grin.

“I didn’t hear your car,” he murmurs with a smile.

“I walked.” I shrug and look back down into the bowels of his Jeep. “What’s wrong with your car?”

“You walked from your house?” he asks incredulously.

“No.” I shake my head and chuckle. “From Sips. I had coffee with Cara this morning.”

He stands up straight and leans his palms on the side of the Jeep, watching me. My eyes immediately fall to one drop of sweat slowly making its way down his hard chest.

“You had coffee with Cara?” He smiles.

“Yeah.” I shrug shyly. “I’m sorry to just stop by like this. I was out for a walk and just sort of found myself here.” I feel my cheeks heat and I back away, but he shakes his head and smiles widely.

“I’m glad you came by.” He raises his brows as I continue to stare.

I shake my head and raise my eyes to his, then bust out laughing.

“Why are you laughing?” he asks with a wide grin.

“Because I don’t think I’ve ever seen you without a shirt. I didn’t realize the tats went all the way up your arm. Who would have thought that under it all you’re just a bad boy?”

His eyes flash with heat as he narrows them on my face, watching me. He pulls a rag out of his back pocket and begins wiping off his hands, but his gray eyes stay on mine. Did I offend him?

“I’m not such a bad boy. Looks can be deceiving, Lauren.” He smirks as he lowers the hood on his Jeep. “But from the look of you right now, you don’t seem to mind the tats.”

“I don’t mind.” I shrug nonchalantly and try to ignore the way my heart picks up speed as he slowly saunters around the hood of the vehicle.

“Do you have any tats?”

“Yeah.”

His eyes widen in surprise and then rake over me from head to toe.

“Where?”

I grin, enjoying this flirtatious banter. “Here and there.”

“I have ways of making people talk, you know.”

“Bright lights and rubber hoses?” I ask with a raised brow.

He tosses his head back and laughs, an all-out belly laugh. “I’m not a cop,” he smirks.

“You might get to see them. Someday.”

He closes the gap between us and kisses me gently on the forehead, not touching me anywhere else.

“I hope someday comes sooner rather than later,” he whispers before pulling back and smiling softly down at me. “I would hug you, but I’m dirty.”

I wave him off, as if it’s no biggie, although I don’t mind so much that he’s a bit dirty and sweaty. “What were you doing?” I gesture to the car.

“Changing the oil.”

“There are places you can go,” I inform him with a perfectly straight face, “where you pull into this big garage, and then you leave your car and go into this small room with five-year-old magazines and stale coffee, and the people there will change your oil for you.”

“Or, smart-ass, I can do it myself in my own driveway.”

“Suit yourself.” I shrug.

“Did you sleep okay on the couch?” he asks, changing the subject.

“Yeah, actually, I did. But I could always sleep just about anywhere.”

“Hence the chaise in your office.” He chuckles.

I nod and stuff my hands in my pockets. “I’m sorry that I interrupted your morning. I was just out for a walk and found myself here.”

“I’m glad you did.” He scratches his stomach, and my eyes follow the movement. His abs are just delicious. For being so dark haired, he has little hair on his chest and stomach, but a light trail of hair falls from his navel and disappears into his jeans. He’s also sporting a V in the muscles on his hips that the heroes in my novels would covet.

“Lo?” he asks with a wide grin.

“Yeah?” I drag my eyes up to his again.

“I lost you for a second.”

I blink rapidly and feel heat fill my cheeks. Jesus, get a grip! You’ve seen hot men before, Lauren. “Sorry, my mind wandered.”

Seducing Lauren

review

* A review copy was provided by the author via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review *

 

~~ 5 “Ty-licious” Stars ~~

 

I am totally in love with this series.  Seducing Lauren is book 2 in the Under the Montana Sky Series and I thought it was even better than book 1…Loving Cara.  If you are a hopeless romantic, then this is definitely the series for you.  Seducing Lauren was just as fun, sweet and sexy as Loving Cara was.  I love the writing style of these books, Kristen gets right into the story and moves everything at a great pace.  This book was a fairly quick read, but was totally engaging, and I didn’t want to put it down.  I absolutely loved the love story in this book, but she also added an element of suspense to the storyline, so you wanted to keep reading to see how it all worked out.  I loved that Kristen has created six main characters who are so relatable and life like.  She has the ability to create a story that sucks you in and makes you feel what the characters are feeling.  You can’t help but feel like you are a part of the circle of friends.

 

This series can be read as standalone, but I would recommend reading these books in order.  The story lines are different and each book centers around a new couple, but these characters are so intertwined that I think you need to start with book 1 to get the true feeling of all the characters and their connections to each other.

 

We meet Ty in Loving Cara and we get a small glimpse of Lauren in that book as well.  I knew I was going to love Ty in this book, because I totally feel for him in the first book.  Tyler Sullivan is one SWOONWORTHY man.  He is a well accomplished attorney, but when he isn’t working he doted on Lauren.  He is truly what every woman is looking for in a man.  And talk about melting panties….WOWZA!!!!  You will need a fan for this book.  I think this book was even steamier than the first one.  Lauren and Ty definitely have some amazing chemistry, but they also had so much more than that.  I loved their banter back and forth.  They had me giggling on more then one occasion.  Lauren was such a sweet character.  What she went through and goes through with her ex-husband Jack was horrible and my heart broke for her.  I was so glad when she found Ty and began to open up to him and trust him.  I loved watching these two fall in love with each other….Totally heartwarming 🙂

 

We see all the same characters in this book that we saw in book 1.  It was great that they are all such a big part of this story.  We were also introduced to Emily who is Lauren’s BFF and a great addition to this circle of friends.  I hope we get to see more of her in later books.

 

I would 100% recommend this book to all those hopeless romantics out there!!!  This is a book/series that I will read over and over again.  If you are looking for that fun, sweet and sexy read that has a totally intriguing and captivating storyline, that keeps you turning the page, then this is the book for you.  Don’t miss out on this book…you won’t be sorry!!!!

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synopsis

In the second book in the Love Under the Big Sky series from this NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling author of the With Me in Seattle series, life in Montana gets spicy when a woman and her divorce lawyer sign off the papers—and sign on to love.

Now that his best friend, Josh, has happily settled down with his true love on a Montana ranch, small-town lawyer Ty Sullivan starts thinking that maybe single life isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. And when Lauren Cunningham’s no-good ex-husband comes after her for an unexpected trust fund, Ty steps in to protect her. But soon he can’t help but think of her as more than a client. Lauren’s in no mood to jump into another relationship, so how can Ty convince her that her mistake wasn’t getting married, but marrying the wrong guy?

And don’t forget to read the first book in the Love Under the Big Sky Series…

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Loving Cara (Love Under the Big Sky Book 1)

abouttheauthor

KristenProby

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Kristen Proby is the author of the bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.

Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.

 

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3 thoughts on “RELEASE DAY**~**Seducing Lauren by Kristen Proby – Excerpt, Review, and GIVEAWAY!!!

  1. Kristen Gray

    I’d love to see more stories in the prairies, or even just in small towns. Hell, I’d love to see stories based in Canada!! In the end though, a book is good because of the characters’ character, not where it’s based!!

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