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by Monica Murphy
 

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He's the player of all players...

Newly broke girl Alexandria Asher just wants to live a normal life. After her parents are sent to prison on embezzlement charges, she enrolls in college under her mother's maiden name and tries her best to pretend she's someone else.

Tristan Prescott is everything Alex is trying to avoid. A seemingly egotistical,

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He's the player of all players...

Newly broke girl Alexandria Asher just wants to live a normal life. After her parents are sent to prison on embezzlement charges, she enrolls in college under her mother's maiden name and tries her best to pretend she's someone else.

Tristan Prescott is everything Alex is trying to avoid. A seemingly egotistical, lazy, rich jerk, she dumps her beer on his head when he comes on to her one night at a party. This only spurs Tristan into action. He loves nothing more than a challenge. And the beautiful Alex is exactly the type of challenge that intrigues him.

Despite her reluctance, Alex finds herself quickly involved with Tristan. Underneath that playboy exterior is a good guy, a sweet and sexy guy who she is undoubtedly falling for. What they both don't realize is the actions of Alex's parents are the reason for so much tragedy in Tristan's family. And when Tristan discovers who Alex and her family really is, can he forgive and forget?

Product Details

BN ID:
2940150838482
Publisher:
Monica Murphy
Publication date:
10/13/2015
Series:
The Rules , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
12,160
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

New York Times, USA Today and international bestselling author Monica Murphy is a native Californian who lives in the foothills below Yosemite with her husband and three children. She’s a workaholic who loves her job. When she’s not busy writing, she also loves to read and travel with her family. She writes new adult and contemporary romance and is published with Bantam and Avon. She also writes romance as USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson.

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Slow Play 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. I laughed and I cried. The relationship that grows between Alex and Tristan is rocky in the beginning because Tristan has never had a relationship before nor did he ever want one therefor he really doesn't know how to be in one. He didn't get alot of love or attention from his parents so he doesn't really know how to love. Alex keeps a a terrible secret from him anout her parents being in prison. When he discovers her secret he blames her for his parents problems. After he has time to himself he realizes how much he misses her and how unfair it was of him to blame her. And slowly his heart starts to grow just like the grinch. Lol. He finally begins to figure out what love feels like. Their chemistry is off the charts smokin hot! I recommend this book if your looking for a sexy love story.
Sandy-thereadingcafe 4 months ago
3.5 stars---SLOW PLAY is the third installment in Monica Murphy’s contemporary, new adult THE RULES romance series focusing on a tight night group of college friends. This is Tristan Prescott, and Alexandria Asher’s story line. SLOW PLAY can be read as a stand alone without any difficulty. Any important information from previous story lines is revealed where necessary. Told from dual first person points of view (Tristan and Alexandria) SLOW PLAY focuses on the building relationship between two college students –Tristan Prescott and Alexandria Asher. Tristan’s reputation as a manwhore precedes his introduction to Alexandria Asher. His acerbic personality, rude comments, and childish behavior are three strikes against our story line hero that continue to grow throughout the series. Alexandria Asher is a young woman who once had it all but her parent’s fall from grace has left Alexandria struggling to make it on her own. Meeting Tristan Prescott pushes all of her buttons because she is attracted to the man who gets on her nerves. What ensues is the growing love between two people who keep secret their dark and heartbreaking pasts where lies, betrayal and secrets will come to the surface and destroy everything they had together. The attraction between Tristan and Alexandria is immediate but Alex has a difficult with Tristan’s less than appropriate behavior and sexual come-ons. Tristan is a man who goes for what he wants and he wants Alex in his bed and between the sheets. He is cocky and self centered; extremely gifted when it comes to the woman in his life. He is not looking for a relationship and in this the struggle between Tristan and Alex continues to grow. The $ex scenes are intimate and intense. All of the previous story line couples play secondary and supporting characters including Jade and Shep (Fair Game #1), and Gabe and Lucy (In the Dark #2), as well as an assortment of friends, roommates and potential love interests. The world building continues to focus on the love lives of several college friends. There is a wide assortment of personalities that allows for a continuous growth in the character development. There are several references to ‘Sex in the City’ and if you are a fan you will recognize most if not all. SLOW PLAY is a sexy and intimate story; the push and pull of heartbreak and passion. The premise is enjoyable and pleasant ; the characters are passionate and animated; the romance is tender and encouraging.
Anonymous 6 months ago
Another great read in this series. It would read more smoothly with the addition of many commas, but still well-written!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the entire series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book loved the whole series :)
really5 More than 1 year ago