Scarlett Ashford needs a date for her father's wedding to
step mother from hell. But not just any date, preferably a
bodyguard who can keep the lecherous Edward away from her
and for all. Viewed by the world as a pampered princess
wealthy family, nobody knows the true Scarlett as she
struggles with trying to please her father, and trying to
the person she wants to be. Maybe hiring her own date for
wedding is the first step to reclaiming her life.
Enter Jackson Grayson. Having worked his way out of
and an abusive childhood, he now runs a successful
company with his two brothers. When he sets eyes on
he has no problem playing the role of protective boyfriend
an evening. But what neither of them expected is the
chemistry that exists between them.
As lust takes over, Jackson is risking the reputation of
company, and Scarlett is throwing caution to the wind and
having a one night stand for the first time in her life.
what happens when once is not enough? And when two people
from two such different worlds, can lust ever turn into
HOLD ME UNTIL MIDNIGHT by Christina Phillips is a short,
steamy romance that is sure to leave you hot and bothered.
author has created emotional characters that I found
intriguing and I love the innovative plotline. Delving
both Scarlett and Jackson's past added depth and substance
the novel, and time flew by as I indulged in this story.
an enjoyable, sexy romance with loveable characters, then
no further than HOLD ME UNTIL MIDNIGHT by Christina
and I cannot wait to read about Jackson's brothers!
Scarlett Ashford needs a date for her father's wedding.
she doesn't just need a guy in a suit-she needs a
The only problem is that Jackson Grayson is big and
and way too sexy. So much so that Scarlett's tempted to
this hot bad boy ruin her oh-so-good reputation...
Jackson doesn't do relationships and he certainly doesn't
sleep with clients. Yet he can't fight their inconvenient
attraction, or how badly he wants Scarlett's warm and
curves against his body. He wants her. Now. Even if it's
just for one night, and even if walking away the next
morning isn't as easy as he thought.
Besides, one hot and incredibly intense night between a
boy and a pampered princess could never turn into
Scarlett stood, and then forgot how to breathe.
The man before her, taking up more space than any mortal
had any right to, was over six feet tall, with muscles
filling out his black tee to the point of indecency.
He looks like Thor.
Her mouth dried as she dragged her fascinated gaze up
from his biceps. Donâ€™t think about his biceps. She
focused on his stubble-darkened jaw instead, but that
didnâ€™t help. Sheâ€™d never gone for the unshaven look
before, but to hell with that.
Stop staring at him.
Good advice. A shame she couldnâ€™t follow it.
The gossip at work hadnâ€™t done him justice. He was so
right for her purposes it was unnerving.
â€śIâ€™ll leave you to it then,â€ť the girl said. Scarlett had
completely forgotten about her. She tried to ignore
Jacksonâ€™s messy black hair, which brushed his collar. And
Thorâ€™s body. Lokiâ€™s hair. Could it get any better?
â€śYeah. Thanks, Ella.â€ť
Yes, it could. Even his voice dripped with sin. Dark and
dangerous with a hint of deadly menace. Darts of pleasure
stirred in places sheâ€™d almost forgotten she had.
How was that even possible? They hadnâ€™t even touched, and
she was more turned on than sheâ€™d been in ages.
The click of the shutting door cut through her lustful
Pull yourself together. She was here on business.
Jackson Grayson would never take her seriously if all she
could do was drool over him.