Ask For It (Contemporary Romance)

Ask For It (Contemporary Romance)

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by Selena Blake

Trevor Wyatt has lusted for journalist JJ Fairchild since before he retired from the NFL. Now she's back in his life and he's not going to miss the opportunity to show her just how good they could be together.

Words may be JJ's tool of trade, but when it comes to the bedroom, words escape her. Trevor's an excellent teacher and before she knows it, she's…  See more details below


Trevor Wyatt has lusted for journalist JJ Fairchild since before he retired from the NFL. Now she's back in his life and he's not going to miss the opportunity to show her just how good they could be together.

Words may be JJ's tool of trade, but when it comes to the bedroom, words escape her. Trevor's an excellent teacher and before she knows it, she's asking for what she wants.

But when outside forces threaten to expose dark secrets from Trevor's past, can he overcome his suspicions and trust the woman in his bed?

ASK FOR IT is a full length contemporary romance novel from bestselling author Selena Blake. Get the associated short story free at


JJ wasn't going in. She wasn't.

She should just head on to her hotel and figure out what to do for dinner. But as she clutched her handbag and stared at the colorful display of sneakers behind the large window, she felt her irritation rise. Why shouldn't she go in? She hadn't done anything wrong.

Straightening her spine, she reached for the door handle and pulled. JJ didn't know what she expected to find in the shoe store. Obviously shoes, but certainly not the gorgeous salesman behind the counter.

He stood with his back to her, a phone pressed against his right ear. He was tall with broad shoulders and plenty of chiseled muscle filling out the navy t-shirt and well-worn jeans.

Staring is rude, her mother's voice whispered through her mind. JJ knew that but she couldn't help herself.

There was something familiar about the man and she found it nearly impossible to tear her gaze away. Those muscles made her tingle in some very important places and it'd been a long time since her body had reacted so strongly, so quickly. There was no denying the increased heart rate, the sweaty palms, the way her knees trembled or her breasts tightened.

Stopping next to a display of walking shoes she forced herself to look at the colorful laces and take a deep breath. The scent of synthetic material and rubber soles was thick in the air.

Where did she know him from? A covert glance from the corner of her eye let her take in his profile. Holy smokes. At this rate she'd need a glass of ice water before he even turned around.

As if she'd called his name, whatever it was, he hung up the phone and turned toward her. JJ bit back a gasp as she took in the golden blond hair and sparkling blue eyes. She'd know that handsome face anywhere...his strong jaw, full lips, and that sexy dimple in his cheek.

Trevor Wyatt was only one of the best looking men to have ever played in the NFL. Not to mention, one of the cockiest. At least until his accident.

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Cocktails and Books - Karen Reviewer
ASK FOR IT is a well written love story and Julia and Trevor have sizzling chemistry together. Once I started this book, I didn't want to put it down.

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Ask For It (Contemporary Romance) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was fantastic! I read it in a collection of alpha male stories and i was hooked, I instantly went looking for na second novel. Great job Selena! I'll keep my eyes out for part two! Can't wait!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a wonderful book. I love everything Selena writes and this book, even though different from her usual paranormal romances, is just as fantastic. A great story about love, friendship and family. Selena's talent really shines through and like always she gets you invested in every character and you finish always wanting more. Thanks Selena for another wonderful book!
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## LOVED IT. This story was marvelous. Albeit a tad long for my taste (ergo 4 stars), it kept me interested throughout. I liked the hero in this story but honestly, the heroine made this book for me. She was just tremendous. She can cook, loves sports, has her own career and loves to laugh with friends and family. She's loyal to a fault and is fabulously fun-loving. I loved that she could hold her own paint balling with the boys but also went gaga over a pair of Jimmy Choos. I hope that Baby will have her story next (although I'm not crazy about her name). Highly recommended.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't usually read out of this genre but LOVE this author so, I gave it a try.  I really enjoyed the characters and the story kept me entertained.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome story! Hoping there will be more.
Whit25 More than 1 year ago
Loved it! Julia lives in Atlanta and Trevor lives in New York. Can Julia handle the long distance and the public scrutiny that goes along with dating a famous ex NFL player?
Arch_Angel More than 1 year ago
Selena Blake at her best........ I have always been a devote reader of Selena Blake’s paranormal romances, but I have now been introduced to a whole new side of this astounding author. A brilliantly written story about two deeply secretive people, who value their family, friends and privacy above all else, but are thrust into the public eye at every turn. The story is filled with so many elements; mystery, suspense, devotion, suspicion, loyalty and passion, that it creates one of the best contemporary romances books I have ever read. Congratulations to Selena Blake for once again keeping me enthralled to the very last page.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good story line. Easy to get hooked into the characters. One works a sports journal and she falls in love with an x-football star. I read this in the alpha bad boys which has 7 stories by different authors.
booboo2004 More than 1 year ago
Loved this story.  Great boy and girl knew each other in HS. Grown up and having lived life they now find each other and sparks fly.   Then their past comes flying at them.  Will they make it?
lbassin More than 1 year ago
I have always like Selena Blake's books, this one is no exception.  I think this couple might be my favorite!!!  I want to see all of the brothers and friend's relationships that were in this book and maybe the JJ's Dad and Trevor's mom.  I can't wait for the follow up books.  This is another well written and developed story by Selena.
Lisamaria More than 1 year ago
My first Selena Blake story. It it original, romantic, and well written. I fell in love with all the book characters. Julia and Trevor's story could get more added in other books. This the perfect book to start a book series. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read and didn't care for some of her other stuff - but she knocked it out of the park with this one! Very good! Hope she does a lpt more
shannschoice More than 1 year ago
Selena Blake wrote a delightful contemporary romance about a gorgeous NFL player and a spunky sports writer. Julia Fairchild is a sports writer for a newspaper in Atlanta. While in New York on a business trip, Julia and Trevor Wyatt meet again. Julia knew Tevor when he was a wide receiver for the New York Wolves. Julia interviewed Trevor when he played in the NFL and he asked her out a few times, but she always refused. Julia was attracted to Trevor, but she thought he was an NFL playboy. He no longer plays football because of an injury that occurred the year before. Even though it's been a while since they have seen each other, there is still a strong attraction between them. I enjoyed Julia's character. She is a hard working, southern girl who grew up in Atlanta. She was raised with three brothers who are all sports enthusiasts and she grew up loving and playing sports. Although she is a tomboy at heart, Julia has a girly side too. To the delight of Trevor, she understands football and knows how to play it. Julia compartmentalizes her life and doesn't feel comfortable sharing her thoughts and dreams with her friends or family. Julia and her four best friends get together every week and have a wine tasting. It's amusing to read about Julia's friends and the fun they have together, sharing stories about dating, men and their lives. I loved everything about Trevor. He is a charming guy and even though he is a football legend, he is down to earth. He is always attentive and makes Julia feel pretty and sexy. Trevor is trying to adjust to life after football. Privacy is important to Trevor and he doesn't like to share too much about himself. ASK FOR IT is a well written love story and Julia and Trevor have sizzling chemistry together. Once I started this book, I didn't want to put it down. Reviewed by Karen for Cocktails and Books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you are a fan of Selena, you will love this deviation from her usual writings. I hope you continue with both the old and the new.
ZR1000 More than 1 year ago
Sweet Sexy Contemporary Romance…  Sometimes life gives you a second chance at love.  Have you ever really seriously liked someone but when they asked you out you said no time and time again? Not because you didn’t want to but because circumstances just weren’t right. Yet you never forgot that person.  And what if years later the opportunity arose again; would you say yes this time? Just read this book to find out what JJ’s answer to that question is for that is how “Ask For It” begins. This is a really sweet contemporary romance with a family theme. The main and supporting characters are very likeable and you soon become invested in all of them.  JJ and Trevor are the cutest sexy couple, they complement each other well and even though they never consummated any type of relationship in the past they thought of each other often and now in the present their fun begins. In real life things are never easy, we all have the ghosts of our past traumas that we bring with us to any relationship and sometimes there are outside forces to be contended with; JJ and Trevor do have theirs to deal with and they do so admirably and with much amusing banter and yes some tears. Trevor is strong, protective and such a sweetheart. JJ being a sports journalist is tough in her profession but when it comes to the personal she’s rather shy and not as vocal as she could be though when it comes to family and those she cares about she is a very protective fighter.  Trevor is so in tune with JJ’s needs and teaches her how to ask for what she truly wants not just from him but in all things. He gives her what she needs to become confidant in the areas she wasn’t. I found his understanding touching and the growth both characters exhibited perfect. Trevor isn’t the only teacher in this book; JJ teaches Trevor the meaning of true loyalty and helps him to face his pains. The chemistry between the two was palpable. I loved that Selena Blake gave us alternating POV’s.  This reader always likes to hear what each character is thinking. I really enjoyed this story, I laughed, I grinned, and I felt their troubles and rooted for the both of them to figure things out. Selena Blake did not disappoint this reader. I hope we get to see these characters again in the future.  This is one of my favorite passages, Trevor’s swoon-worthy thoughts that illustrate the flavor of this book: “She was a warrior goddess… who would have known? Fierce and loyal, he made a mental note never to get on her bad side. And man, did she have a way with words. Once again, she’d turned his upside down world right side up again. He leaned forward and cupped her cheeks. Staring back and forth into her eyes he knew without a doubt that he’d never love anyone the way he loved her.”
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cant make it today its me and jordans anniversary