Monday, August 17, 2015

Book Tour and Review: Playing for Her Heart by Megan Erickson


Welcome to the Playing for Her Heart book tour!

Playing for Her Heart Gamers # 2  
By: Megan Erickson  
Releasing August 11, 2015 
Entangled Brazen

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Title: Playing for Her Heart
Author: Megan Erickson
Published: August 11th 2015
Source: Copy given by author for honest review
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Caution: May contain spoilers
Grant Osprey just had the hottest sex of his life. Sure, they were both in costume, and yes, it was anonymous, but he never expected her to bolt in the middle of the night without so much as a good bye, let alone exchanging numbers. Or names. All he’s left with are her panties and some seriously X-rated memories...until he meets his business partner's little sister.

Only Chloe Talley isn't the bold, sexy vixen he remembers. And she wants nothing to do with him.

Cosplay is Chloe’s only chance to leave her boring, socially awkward world behind. To forget that she’s failing at life and can’t be with anyone, let alone a single-father like Grant. But the raw hunger between them is undeniable. With him, she can be a misbehaving maid. A sexy call girl for hire. Each scene pushes Chloe beyond her strict boundaries, until Grant demands the one character she can't play.

Herself.

My Thoughts:

After much love (and I mean MUCH love) for the first book in the Gamers series, Changing His Game, I knew I'd adore the second book. There's no doubt that sexy nerds have it going on, and Megan Erickson always knows how to bring it.

Grant and Chloe meet at a local Con (picking up right after the first book ended). Both are dressed as characters from the same game, and both are game for a night of heated fun. After indulging themselves, they go their separate ways--well, Chloe leaves without saying goodbye anyway. They meet up again when Grant starts working with Chloe's brother, Ethan. The attraction hasn't faded, but being in the real world again means they have to keep it in check. Until they fall into temptation again...and again...but always role playing. Which is great (like amazingly great), but something's missing and they both know it. What will it take to find the courage to go after what they both want?

Playing for Her Heart is an adorable and sensual story you won't be able to put down. The nerdy sexiness will have your heart pitter pattering for more, and the genuine sweetness will touch you deeply. The unique backgrounds of the characters in the story, especially with the things their families have to face, add so much to the book. I don't think it's possible not to love this series. Can't wait for the next book!

My Rating:


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Excerpt

Chloe craned her neck and moved to go around the man, but the he sidestepped, right into her path. She glared at him. Or rather, she glared at…Doc Ock.
 

A Doc Ock who was leering at her. 

For God’s sake. 

He twisted at the waist, so his metal octopus arms clanged together. Leaning into her, he pulled a string near his head so a claw snapped in her face. “Need a hand untying that corset, baby?” He held out his hands so that all four of his metal arms lifted. “Because I got six.” 

This was what was keeping her from Breck? A Spider-Man villain? She raised her eyebrows, emboldened by her costume so she could say what she never could without it. 

“Seriously? That’s your come on?” 

He blinked at her. “Uh, yeah I guess so.” 

“That’s the best you could come up with?” 

His lips twisted to the side. “Well, uh, how about, are you afraid of spiders? Because I can protect you.” 

She rolled her eyes. “Spiderman already beat you once and—” 

And then her world tilted as someone gripped her waist and slung her over a hard shoulder. Then she was moving as the body who held her began walking. She protested with an umph and raised her head, watching Doc Ock stare after them with wide eyes, his metal arms clanking. 

Chloe tried to get her wits together, remembering this was cosplay and she was Sari and how dare this guy pick her up? She turned her attention to her kidnapper. Or rather, his back. His blue-shirt-clad back. “Hey, put me down.” 

He did with a thunk, and once she righted her skirt and brushed her hair out of her face, she got a good look at Breck. Her Breck. 

Her incredibly hot rescuer. 

She placed her hand on her hips and tried to keep the breathiness out of her voice, because damn. “I was doing just fine back there.” 

“I know you were,” he said in a deep voice that skittered down her spine like fingers. “But I wasn’t. Had enough of watching that guy trying to hit on you.” Those full lips, so full they were almost feminine, twisted into a smile. “I wanted your attention. Because you’re the best Sari I’ve seen today.” 

Chloe sucked in a breath. Oh yes, he’d do.

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Author Info 
Megan worked as a journalist covering real-life dramas before she decided she liked writing her own endings better and switched to fiction.
She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, two kids and two cats. When she's not tapping away on her laptop, she's probably listening to the characters in her head who won't stop talking. 
Author Links:  Website | Facebook | Twitter | GoodReads


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4 comments:

  1. Thank you for hosting PLAYING FOR HER HEART

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  2. I like that this one is about nerds rather than models and sport stars. Sounds cute.

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    1. It is a nice change of pace in the romance department. ;)

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