Tuesday, February 19, 2019

THE WRONG GENTLEMAN by Louise Bay is now available!

by Louise Bay 
Release Date: February 19th
AVAILABLE NOW!! Grab it for $2.99 during release week ONLY!

Apple Books: https://apple.co/2M0J0qT 

Blurb: I’m an all-or-nothing man—100 percent focused on whatever has my attention.
First it was serving my country in the Special Forces. Then it was building my business. Right now it’s the hot blonde at the bar who’s about to become another notch on my bedpost.
But women never keep my attention for more than a night.
Until I peel off Skylar Anderson’s clothes and her mask starts to crumble, showing me glimpses of the girl she’s hiding. She’s funny, sexy and vulnerable and throws me out of bed before I can catch my breath and suggest breakfast.
When I start my last undercover job on a yacht, turns out, she’s one of the crew. I try, but I can’t look away.
Her high ponytail shows off her kissable neck that tastes like summer.
Her short uniform reveals the killer legs that were wrapped around me last night.
And her provocative smile? I know what that mouth is capable of.
I want to explore her body, discover her secrets and sail off into the sunset with her.
I might want to go all in for Skylar, but she should stay away from me. I’ve got secrets of my own and they can only bring her trouble.
This is a stand-alone novel.

Excerpt: “Did I tell you how beautiful you look tonight?”
For some reason, Landon’s compliment didn’t make me wince the way some men’s comments did. Everything about him was different and it had thrown me off kilter. His warm breath on my neck shouldn’t have made me shiver. He shouldn’t ease the ever-present knot in my stomach or have me wanting to slide my hand into his as we walked. He shouldn’t make me feel safe. “You didn’t.”
“Well, you do. Not that it’s any surprise.”
“Because you’re a gentleman who prefers blondes,” I said, nudging him gently with my elbow, trying to lighten the mood.
He pulled in a breath and scraped his hand through his hair. “I’m beginning to think I’m a man who just prefers you.”
I focused on the cobbled street in front of us. “Me?” Had I been mistaken about the ex-girlfriend in town or the girl on Tinder? I tried to hold my breath to ensure I heard his reply.
“Yeah, you. I like you. More and more.”
My stomach swooped, and I tried to think of a response. My head was telling me to run. Far away. I didn’t want to fall for anyone. I’d worked hard to stay single all these years—to keep away from temptation. But now, temptation right in front of me, I found myself rooted to the spot, wanting to know what was next. “Okay.”
“Okay?” he asked.
I nodded, unsure of what to say. Unsure of how I felt. I knew I found Landon attractive.
I knew I liked him too. But I also knew that I’d been single all these years for a reason.
He wrapped his large hand around my upper arm to steady me when I stumbled over a loose cobblestone. We stopped, and I looked up at him as he swept his thumb across my cheekbone. “I’m only going to ask you this once, and you don’t have to decide now, but stay with me tonight?”
“Landon . . .” Somehow, I couldn’t say no to him, even though I knew I shouldn’t say yes.
“Think about it.”

About the Author: USA Today bestselling author, Louise Bay writes sexy, contemporary romance novels – the kind she likes to read. Her books include the novels Faithful (not currently on sale as undergoing maintenance!), Hopeful, The Empire State Series, The Royals Series and The Nights Series (both series of standalones books each following different characters).
Ruined by romantic mini-series of the eighties, Louise loves all things romantic. There’s not enough of it in real life so she disappears into the fictional worlds in books and films. Louise loves the rain, The West Wing, London, days when she doesn’t have to wear make-up, being on her own, being with friends, elephants, and champagne. She loves to hear from readers so get in touch!


Skylar has given up on men.  She keeps saying she is looking for the perfect man, but really, she is just creating an impossible perfect man in her mind so she never has to worry about finding him.  She relies on her own efforts to support herself and is a truly independent woman.  As chief stewardess on a fancy yacht in the South of France, she makes good money plus tips.  She is perfectly content.  Her only hope is to be offered a three-year contract and the security that offers her.

Landon has recently sold his Security business and is now a millionaire.  Not yet ready to totally give up on work, he will start working as a consultant with MI5 at the end of Summer.  So, when his Special Forces friend offers him an easy job of being undercover as a deckhand on a yacht and just keep him informed on who comes and goes from the yacht, Landon cannot turn him down.

Chemistry flies when Skylar and Landon meet for the first time.  A one night stand further complicates things when they meet again and they both happen to be assigned to the same yacht.  There is danger in letting this attraction grow.  Plus for Landon, it is impossible to break his cover.  He cannot let Skylar know what his real job is on that yacht.  For Skylar, having been broken before by lies and secrets, she cannot but demand complete honesty and no secrets as she continues to be attracted to Landon.  See the problem?

Steamy, emotional, and full of danger, this book is exciting and gripping at the same time.  Loved it!

I am voluntarily reviewing this book.  Thanks to the author for sharing a copy with me.

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