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Hot As Hell

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2009

    The title included with the very attractive gentleman on the cover was promising but it did not live up to my imagination.

    I found the book very entertaining and I read it in approximately two or three days. If the book was suppose to be romantic suspense, it was accomplished. The main characters I found very independent and headstrong unwilling to confide in each other. Besides that issue, it is a great ESCAPE book.

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  • Posted January 12, 2009

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    Hot As Hell by HelenKay Dimon

    Really 3.5 stars. Three for the plot and four for the sex!<BR/><BR/>HelenKay Dimon's latest, "Hot as Hell", is a Brava release with some seriously sexy (and sexual) lead characters and an okay mystery/suspense/action story.<BR/><BR/>Lexy was in love with Noah...right up until she decided he was stealing from her family's company. And finding out about an unknown ex-wife didn't help matters either! In an effort to prove her suspicions, she takes off for a desert resort to track down the information she needs. When she finds a dead man in her resort cabin, she begins to think maybe this wasn't her best idea?<BR/><BR/>Noah is confused and pissed! He still doesn't know why Lexy broke off their engagement, much less why she disappeared. What he does know is that he has no intention of letting her get away. And when Lexy finds a dead body in her room, Noah's protective instincts go into overdrive.<BR/><BR/>I guess my main beef with the plot was twofold. First, I thought both Lexy and Noah were pretty stupid. Lexy for loving a man one minute and then assuming him capable of a felony? Fickle much? And the mystery was a bit irritating as well since although there were lots of clues and red herrings, it kind of felt like the author pulled the bad guy out of a hidden bag at the end. I really hate that.<BR/><BR/>But if you're just looking for a light-hearted, non-realistic, but very sexy romance...go grab "Hot as Hell". It should hit the spot.

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  • Posted November 5, 2008

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    Excellent contemporary romance

    When Alexa ¿Lexy¿ Stuart breaks her engagement with security specialist Noah Paxton, it isn¿t strictly because he has secrets he won¿t share, although the fact that he evidently forgot about having been married before remains a bit of a sore spot. She goes to a spa to get away and do some investigative thinking of her own only to have Noah follow, trying to talk her back. When a dead body shows up in Lexy¿s room and she finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation, Noah sticks by her. Noah knows about and accepts Lexy¿s weaknesses and insecurities from being raised by parents who are hoarders, and he goes above and beyond to make her feel safe and secure. The inexplicable need to be surrounded by her belongings is something Lexy battles constantly, sometimes more successfully than others. If only Noah could see that Lexy needs some truths from him before her mistrust will be completely set aside so they can return to the loving, passionate relationship they had before.******<BR/><BR/>Noah has secrets, yes, but Lexy is being plenty secretive herself, breaking their engagement and then inexplicably bringing some of his work files with her to this Godforsaken health spa, where he¿s forced to eat sprouts and go on endless hikes in the scorching sun. When the subject of those files is found murdered in Lexy¿s room, Noah¿s instincts are to keep her safe while doing his own investigation. Lexy is the most intriguing yet frustrating woman he has ever known and he knows that being the one steady constant in her life is his only hope for recapturing their relationship, despite the craziness surrounding them.******<BR/><BR/> HelenKay Dimon always gives readers the most fascinating characters. Her storylines are always fresh and new and I have yet to not enjoy one of her books. Lexy is a wonderful heroine who is an interesting mix of strength, self-sufficiency and vulnerability and while she may think she doesn¿t need Noah, the truth is she¿s incomplete with him. Noah, on the other hand, readily admits that he wants and needs Lexy and that his life is empty without her. I find the hoarding issue to be especially interesting and think it goes far in making this story incredibly realistic. Kudos to HelenKay for daring to bring this topic to light in a romance! I highly recommend this book to everyone who enjoys contemporary romance with a touch of humor and mystery.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2012

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    I want to read it

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    Posted July 25, 2009

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