Bad Boys After Dark: Mick (Bad Billionaires After Dark)

Bad Boys After Dark: Mick (Bad Billionaires After Dark)

by Melissa Foster


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Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Love in Bloom series.


Indulge your inner vixen with these sexy billionaires!

Meet the Bad Boys... Four fiercely loyal, sinfully sexy, uber alpha brothers, about to fall head over heels for their leading ladies.


Amanda Jenner is done being a boring-man magnet and has finally taken control of her love life. As any smart paralegal would, she's researched the hell out of how to seduce a man. She's waxed, primped, and ready to put her newfound skills into action--and a masquerade bar crawl is the perfect venue for her solo coming-out party.

Entertainment attorney Mick Bad lives by two hard and fast rules. He never mixes business with pleasure, and he doesn't do relationships, which makes the anonymity of a masquerade bar crawl the perfect place for a onetime hookup.

Amanda thinks she's hit the jackpot when she bags a tall, dark, and sinfully delicious masked man--until she discovers the man she's made out with is her off-limits boss. Mick's already crossed a line he can never uncross, and one taste of sweet and sexy Amanda has only whet his appetite. When Mick offers to give Amanda a lesson in seduction--no strings, no regrets, and for goodness' sake, come Monday, no quitting--the tables turn, and Mick's totally unprepared for the lessons this sweet temptress provides.


SNOW SISTERS: Sisters in Love, Sisters in Bloom, Sisters in White

THE BRADENS (Weston, CO): Lovers at Heart, Reimagined, Destined for Love, Friendship on Fire, Sea of Love, Bursting with Love, Hearts at Play, Promise My Love, Our New Love, Story of Love, Daring Her Love, A Very Braden Christmas

THE BRADENS (Trusty, CO): Taken by Love, Fated for Love, Romancing My Love, Flirting with Love, Dreaming of Love, Crashing into Love, Love at Last

THE BRADENS (Peaceful Harbor, MD): Healed by Love, Surrender My Love, River of Love, Crushing on Love, Whisper of Love, Thrill of Love

THE BRADENS & MONTGOMERYS (Pleasant Hill – Oak Falls) Embracing Her Heart, Anything for Love, Trails of Love – Wild, Crazy Heart, Making You Mine, Searching for Love

THE REMINGTONS: Game of Love, Stroke of Love, Flames of Love, Slope of Love, Read, Write, Love, Touched by Love

SEASIDE SUMMERS: Seaside Dreams, Seaside Hearts, Seaside Sunsets, Seaside Secrets, Seaside Nights, Seaside Embrace, Seaside Lovers, Seaside Whispers

BAYSIDE SUMMERS: Bayside Desires, Bayside Passions, Bayside Heat, Bayside Escape, Coming Soon: Bayside Fantasies and Bayside Romance

THE RYDERS: Seized by Love, Claimed by Love, Chased by Love. Rescued by Love, Swept into Love

TRU BLUE & THE WHISKEYS: Tru Blue, Truly, Madly, Whiskey, Driving Whiskey Wild, Wicked Whiskey Love, Mad about Moon

HARBORSIDE NIGHTS: Catching Cassidy, Discovering Delilah, Tempting Tristan, Coming Soon: Chasing Charley, Breaking Brandon

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941480403
Publisher: World Literary Press
Publication date: 06/22/2016
Series: Love in Bloom: Bad Billionaires After Dark Series , #1
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance and new adult romance with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa's emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented--perfect beach reads for contemporary romance lovers who enjoy reading about wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines.

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LURED BY THE pulse of sex and anonymity, Amanda Jenner moved through the dusky bar, brushing against silk, satin, cotton, and flesh, each graze feeding the adrenaline coursing through her veins. Blue lights misted over sweaty strangers lost in the seductive bump and grind of foreplay and hoping for a night of erotic pleasure. If Amanda tried hard enough, she could smell tomorrow’s scent du jour—regret. Tonight she had no room for the confidence-crushing worry of what tomorrow would bring. She scanned the crowd, as she had in the previous three bars, immediately dismissing anyone who wasn’t in costume. Her world was full of boring men who excelled at wining, dining, and boring her to sleep. Ten years of romance novels and movies had led her astray, looking for the elusive needle in a haystack. She’d led herself astray, always the careful thinker, careful dresser. Or as her younger sister, Ally, would say, Careful kisser, careful lover. Ally, however, had taken charge of her sex life—and she’d found the perfect man.

Now it’s my turn.

Amanda was on the prowl, in search of a man who could wine and dine her, make her laugh, think, and feel—for one night. A man who not only knew how to get a woman off, but enjoyed doing it many times before taking his fill. If not for Ally, she wouldn’t have known guys like that existed in real life. But now that she did, she wanted one, and the masquerade bar crawl was the perfect venue for her solo coming-out party.

Her eyes caught on the dark figure of a man, big and powerful, standing a few inches above the crowd. He leaned toward a woman wearing a slinky little black dress and a mask that covered her from nose to forehead, like Amanda’s. Amanda’s pulse quickened—for the broad, strapping, masked man, not for her competition. Like any good paralegal, she’d done her research, trading romance novels for The Handbook: Release Your Inner Temptress and stalking Internet sites for tips on flirting and taking charge of her sexuality. Then she’d practiced.


She’d spent weeks mentally role-playing her new vixen persona, using her boss, and secret crush of three years, as her prey. He was sex and sin all wrapped up in Armani and blessed with a beautifully smart brain—and off-limits. He never mixed business with pleasure, which made him the perfect fantasy playmate.

The masked man turned, giving Amanda a better view of his wide chest and shoulders, draped in black leather. I’d like to be draped in you. A shiver chased the thought. Was she really doing this? She inhaled a shaky breath and took in the silver mask dipping low on his cheeks, hiding some of his thick, sexy dark scruff, and riding up over his nose to his hairline. His gaze shifted, catching her staring. Her nipples tightened with awareness. The unfamiliar sensation startled her, momentarily shaking her confidence again. She averted her eyes to catch her breath, reminding herself this was what she was here for—a flash of fire, a forbidden fuck.

Pushing past the frightening thunder inside her chest, she curled her fingers around the hem of her treacherously short skirt. She couldn’t chicken out. Not after weeks of research and pep talks. Especially not after finally finding the courage to get waxed from head to toe, including all the painful parts in between, which was easily as scary as standing in a crowd of strangers searching for someone to have meaningless sex with.

Oh God, am I really going to do this?

She chanced another look at Leatherman, now casually leaning against a pillar and brazenly watching her. A dizzying mix of thrill and fear soared through her. She wasn’t a quitter. Careful Amanda fought hard, but vixen Amanda thrust her aside. She was doing this. She was doing him.

If she could stop shaking like a frigging leaf. She lowered her chin, holding Leatherman’s steady gaze. One, two…I can’t breathe…Three, four…She tore her eyes away. Damn it. The book said to count to seven.

She’d build up. Practice on a few unsuspecting men before going in for the kill.

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Bad Boys After Dark: Mick 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 54 reviews.
MaimeosAngelsEL More than 1 year ago
This was a new author to me and what an introduction it was. This is the story of Amanda Jenner, a paralegal who is determined to take control of her love life; no longer happy to sit back and let life pass her by Her totally off limits boss is Mick Bad, an entertainment attorney; he never mixes business with pleasure, nor does he believe in relationships. Both decide to attend a masquerade bar crawl. Amanda is thoroughly delighted when she makes out with a smoking hot tall, dark man, only to be horrified when she finds out it is her commitment phobic boss Mick (and her secret fantasy). Mick on the other hand realises it is Amanda, which is an absolute delight since he has the hots for her. Mick now that he has tasted the delights of Amanda wants more and offers to assist her in learning the art of seduction. A no strings attached weekend that will end on Monday. What Mick doesn’t count on is his attraction for Amanda deepening whilst Amanda is uncertain she will survive a weekend of sheer bliss with Mick. I loved this book. There were some extremely stimulating and panty melting moments reading this book. Mick and Amanda are destined to be together, their chemistry is outstanding and I must admit I was hard pressed to stop reading. I loved Mick and Amanda together, as a couple and more importantly as individuals. I was cheering till the end and cannot wait to read more in the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read. Loved this book! Lord I want this Bad boy for myself! Great inti to this new series. If the other Bad brothers are half the man that Mick is..... God give me stregnth!!!! I will definitely need it!!!!
Anonymous 7 months ago
I read this book in the space of a few hours broken up because that’s mom life. Oh but it was great. A short steamy romance with all the heat and sizzle you need for a distraction read. I was drawn into it from the first chapter and couldn’t put it down for long. Completely recommend. Now I think I’ll go see what Dylan is up to...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another good one .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good family conflict read that love overcame
GoldenGurl More than 1 year ago
Ever since I read Mick and Amanda's brief interaction in Heath's book, I have been hoping that they would get their own book and boy, it didn't disappoint. It was pretty much everything I thought it would be. I found myself relating a lot to Amanda, the reserved girl who is trying to break out of her shell and can't quite figure out to do it. Mick is now my new favorite romantic hero. I wonder how long that will last..... Like the Wild Boys After Dark series, the Bad Boys After Dark are a little racier when it comes to the sex scenes (A little more dirty talk and fouler language), but all of the love and romance from the other Love in Bloom books is still there.
WhatsBeyondForks More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed Mick's story. He's an Alpha with vulnerabilities. He doesn't want anything serious with anyone, but he's been hiding an attraction for Amanda since she first started working for him; however, he also never keeps business and pleasure very separate. Amanda is a good girl for the most part who wants to bring out her inner bad girl, and it's pretty funny watching her try. Putting these two together was entertaining to say the least. They went through hot and cold moments and soft and hard moments with all kinds of chemistry seeping off the pages. This was the first book I've read by this author, and I'm looking forward to reading more of her work. The ARC of Bad Boys After Dark: Mick by Melissa Foster was kindly provided to me by the author for review. The opinions are my own.
JessicaCali More than 1 year ago
First and foremost, this book is super explicit and totally recommended towards readers ages 18 and up... Now, on to the review... You guys... Mick is hot.. Holy crap!! Amanda sets out on an adventure to become a seductress, while trying to find the right man for her, one that isn't boring in her opinion, and the first night she goes to a bar, she finds a guy, but since it's a masquerade thing, she doesn't know who he is. Things get rather heated in the bathroom of the club they are at, yet once he sees her hand, and these freckles on her hand, he instantly knows who she is, even though she is wearing a wig and says her name is Lola. He stops everything there, asking her to meet him the next night at a different club. Once SHE figured out who he was, she was kind of embarrassed. Mick is Amanda's boss. She's pined for and wanted him since she started working at his law firm, but unbeknownst to her, he's wanted her as well. I thought this was a very good book. The sex scenes will leave you panting and sweating, and the non sex scenes will have you drawn in completely too. I can't wait to read the rest of the Bad Boy series by Melissa Foster!!! I received this book from Beck Valley Book Tours in exchange for my honest opinion. All opinions are my own.
Littlebird84 More than 1 year ago
Oh.My.God! Deliciously sexy, heart pounding, toe curling escapism in another fantastic erotic novel from Melissa Foster. I've been a fan of Melissa's from the first page of the Harborside Nights series. Her books are always hot with the depth and feeling you want from any novel but in this series however Melissa has cranked up the heat, cranked up the language and sex oozes from the pages. I read this book in two sittings, only because life got in the way ha ha! I couldn't put it down. What I really loved in this book was that consent, which has been an issue for me in other popular erotic novels, is addressed fully. Everything that happens, happens between two consenting adults who through exploring each other are also finding themselves. I loved the setting of the novel, I could almost hear the leaves of the trees rustling as Mick and Amanda arrived in their little paradise. He's rich and powerful, she's shy but sizzling, it's fantasy in every aspect. Beautiful people, in beautiful locations, experiencing beautiful pleasure. I found it to be wonderful escapism from every day hum drum and even my husband enjoyed the . . erm . . . effects of the book *blush* I never put spoilers in my reviews as I think it detracts from the reading experience but I'm almost certain this book will have you breathless with antici . . . .pation! I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.
Silvie_MySillyLittleGang More than 1 year ago
I don’t know what is hotter, this book or Mick! My goodness was this a book that I just couldn’t put down. Mick’s character in this book is HOT and very INTENSE! Amanda however is very much the opposite. I would actually go out there and call her prudish. But that isn’t where all the opposites end. Amanda is a true romantic which I actually loved about her. I guess since I’m a true romantic also. Mick however doesn’t believe in love or in happy ever afters. This book is amazing and I love every single moment! Like I always say when it comes to Melissa Foster…. She did it again!
TheSassyBookster More than 1 year ago
I have read quite a number of books by Melissa Foster and have enjoyed her sweet and sensuous romances, but this is my first book in her new After Dark series and I have to say the button was turned up all the way from steamy to sizzling hot! This is one steaming hot read and Amanda and Mick had off the charts chemistry, enhanced by their secrets feelings for each other and in spite of how hot this story was, it still retains the sweetness and sensuality that readers have come to expect from Ms. Foster. Amanda Jenner is looking to unleash her inner vixen and take control of her love life, and after much research on the subject she settles on a masquerade party as the perfect place to try out her newly acquired skills. Only the masked man she sets her sights on turns out to be her boss and after some persuasion, she agrees to a weekend of decadent pleasure. But what will happen come Monday morning? And will she be able to hide her love for him as she's done for the last three years? Mick Bad avoids relationships, with good reason and never mixes business with pleasure in spite of the many options available to him in his line of work, which makes one time hookups his preferred option, but when his hookup is his paralegal whom he's been lusting after for as long as she been working for him, all bets are off. I really enjoyed Amanda and Mick. Amanda is the very definition of innocent temptress and Mick is one sexy man. I love that even though the story itself is fast, their romance had been building for several years and they couldn't hide how they felt about each other even when Mick was supposed to be teaching her the art of seduction. If you love a sexy romance, then this book should make your reading list this summer, but make sure to keep cool while reading it because it's sure to raise your temperature. I'm looking forward to the next book in the series and will be catching up the Wild Boys series in the meantime. Disclaimer: I received this book for free from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
wifetoalineman02 More than 1 year ago
Love is willing to take a risk Wow! Ms. Melissa Foster did not play games on this book. Just damn! the first few pages hit you like a tornado with that sizzling electricity between Amanda and Mick. Love is willing to risk between these two characters. A boss and his employee who are insatiable and have secrets desires toward each other is a big factor these two are not willing to let go. There is no strings attached as promised after the weekend. This story not only hot and the hottest among the Bad Boys After Dark will not only explode your desires but your heart as well. It is an emotional book. It is very funny and sexy. It is the best proposal ever. I so loved reading this book. Disclosure: I received an ARC of this book in exchange of my honest review.
collyn23 More than 1 year ago
Another amazing book by Melissa Foster. I think she is becoming one of my favorite writers. I just love her style of writing. I never get bored and I am always hooked by the first page because she is that good. This book didn't disappoint. I loved it and I fell in love with Mick and Amanda. Bad boy and the good girl get together and it is just amazing fireworks and passion. It is HOTT! Mick and Amanda's love is meant be. They fought it for years and tried to keep things professional but fate has other plans. Amanda is sick of professional boring men who talk about themselves like its a turn on. She wants to seduce the wild , fun, naughty boy and she bought a book to teach her how. Mick is a man that had to grow up fast after losing his sister and his family falling apart. He was the man of the house and took care of everyone else. He didn't believe in forever love or happily ever after because it all ends painfully anyways. I just love how Mick was Amanda's wild side and helped her learn how to get the man of her dreams. Little did he know he was that man and helped him see good in love again. I loved how they bettered each other and fit together like puzzle pieces. Such an incredible story I couldn't put it down! Who doesn't want a perfect person to be their rock and give them everything their heart never knew it wanted? Definitely a must read book!
AngelaMc1 More than 1 year ago
I really do not like when books start out slow and lose my interest fast. That is why I love this book! It started right off the bat with a hot steamy scene. Melissa Foster jumps right in. I really love how she introduces you to her characters. She gives you the point of view from each one and that always grabs my attention. I feel closer to them that way. This was a great read full of steam and Amanda and Mick were on fire from the start.
lifeasleels More than 1 year ago
Let me skip over the “bad boy after dark” part and focus on the emotion in this book just for a moment. Mick’s story will bring tears to your eyes. It is heart wrenching and emotional. The connection between Amanda and Mick is something indescribable – different than what we have read from the other couples before. The things he notices? Seriously!? Are there really men out there who are that romantic and senstive and sweet? There is more emotion to this story than just the steamy-ness. The book does not disappoint in the steamy department. The physical relationship between Mick and Amanda is intense, but loving. They make an amazing pair and their story is full of heat and emotions. It was also great to run into some past characters such as Willow and Louie, from previous stories! While I don’t recommend this for kids – it definitely is a great mommy time book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't know how she does it! She sucks you in to an incredible world from the first page. You won't regret reading this story. Melissa delivers a wonderful story filled with emotion, romance, and HEA.
_staceykym_ More than 1 year ago
ARC kindly provided by Melissa Foster via Beck Valley Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. Review This is not my first read by the wonderful Melissa Foster, so I knew what to expect before I even opened 'Mick'. Here is what I knew: 1. It was going to be passionate, sexy and hot, hot, hot; 2. It was going to be a FIVE star; 3. My heart strings would not only be pulled; they would be shredded; 4. I was going to fall in love with Mick Bad. And surprise, surprise! 'Mick' did just that! This novella is the first in the 'Bad Boys After Dark' and the fifth in the 'After Dark'. The 'After Dark' series is a sort of large, overarching banner series to 'Wild Boys After Dark', 'Bad Boys After Dark' and 'Good Girls After Dark'. If you haven't checked out 'Wild Boys After Dark', BE SURE TO! I loved how relatable the characters were! It was as if they were personally designed to appeal to me! The connections I forged with them allowed for me to experience their world on a very high level! I couldn't have asked for better characters! I loved how the novella didn't just contain the passionate scenes but it focused on a real story. One that sounded and felt real with a depth of emotion and design. These characters felt like real people because of the history that each was given. I was completely enchanted! Amanda Jenner was a great female lead! I felt like she perfectly captured the shy and insecure parts of every women. Those determines to escape their shells and become somebody more confident and sexy. Mick Bad has topped my favourite male lead in this series! I feel like with every consecutive new novella, each male lead has risen above the previous. He was mighty sexy and I admired the thought and background that the author put behind him! The writing style was great! It conveyed a lot with the simplest of words and this really showed itself. I really admire this about Melissa Foster! Despite the short length of the novella, I found it highly entertaining! I as a reader I thought that the short length would draw away from the power and emotion that usually make these types of romance novels...but once again I was mistaken. I wouldn't doubt picking these novellas up despite their short length. They're well worth it! Congratulations to Melissa Foster on publishing the first instalment in the 'Bad Boys After Dark' series! Rating Plan 1 star : Strongly did not like the book, writing and plot was bad. Idea of the book was against my liking. 2 star : Didn't like it, didn't find it interesting or gripping. Seemed to drag on to me. 3 star : An average book. Wasn't bad or good. Everything else was well done. Original idea. 4 star : Like a 3 star but has potential to it as a series or the book grew on me as it progressed and certain scenes captured me. I Enjoyed it and read it in one sitting. 5 star : I LOVED IT! I stayed up late until 3 am. Author is a genius, characters, plot, idea, development, EVERYTHING was EXCELLENT. Nothing else can possibly be said except that it's 5 STAR!
Naughty_Book_Blog More than 1 year ago
Sexy, sensual & sinful! I really have a hard time immersing myself in the story when it's written in third person, but I didn't have this problem at all with this book. I might have been a little too involved and I really focused on the details. Mick was a fantastic book boyfriend. Set in his ways, in a rather infuriating manner that made me want to smack him upside the head while somehow endearing me to him at the same time. I found some of the dialogue a little cheesy for my liking, but overall it was beautifully written and made my heart swell with good feels.
Rhondaz More than 1 year ago
Bad Boys After Dark: Mick by Melissa Foster....This book was so good, who doesn't like bad boys and Mick is a perfect bad boy. The story has great characters Mick the hot rich lawyer and Amanda beautiful sweet and hard working in Mick's office. This book was sweet, fun, forgiveness, love and so sexy. Melissa Foster knows how to turn up the heat. This is one book you do not want to miss. I was given a complimentary book by publisher in exchange for an honest review.
CharlotteLynnsReviews More than 1 year ago
Have you ever dreamed of being with someone you know you shouldn’t? It would never work out…It just can’t happen. So you go on with life, you date boring people, then one day the decision is made to change your ways and find some excitement. You go to a masquerade party and find just the guy to start the new trend. Now you have to read the book to find out what happens… I love Amanda. She is shy, strong, smart, and sexy. This is exactly what I expect from a Melissa Foster character. Then she meets the perfect guy to teach her the ways of seduction. Until the seduction becomes more and feelings develop or maybe the feelings have been there for a while and they are just now acting on them. The idea of Amanda stepping out of her comfort zone, going for what she thinks she wants, and then getting it is wonderful. Mick, oh Mick. The lawyer in him keeps his true self hidden. He doesn’t deserve love or so he thinks, yet he does. He deserves it so much. I love his character. He is a “bad boy” yet he has a huge heart that just needs the walls around it removed. The perfect person to do this is found in the most unique place. The way his heart opens, accept, and loves makes me swoon. If you are a Melissa Foster follower you will be as thrilled as I was at the glances at past characters from her books that you catch here. Treat, SIGH!, is my favorite still. Bad Boys After Dark are a little steamier, sexier, and naughtier than others but equally wonderful. I definitely recommend checking it out. **CONTENT WARNING: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18+**
JackiesBookWorld More than 1 year ago
It's been a while since I've read any books by Melissa Foster that when I read the synopsis of this book, I knew I had to read it right away. In her latest novel, Foster delivers a story filled with swoon worthy moments as well as characters that will leave you wanting for more. The story starts off with Amanda Jenner, a successful paralegal that hasn't had any luck attracting the right type of guys. She doesn't know how to seduce the right men, and that ultimately leads her to researching her way to seduction by reading a book her best friend gave her. One night Amanda decided to take her research into practice and gave herself a new look, one that no one would recognize her. Yet, when she goes out for the night at a masquerade event, she ends up meeting a sexy stranger who makes her feeling wanted and that is when she decides to practice what she had learned from the book. But soon things start to get steamy, and when they decide to meet again the next day without knowing each other's names, Amanda meets the stranger only find out that it's her boss, Mick Bad who she had kissed the previous night. Not wanting to risk her job, she is determined to keep herself away from her boss, and forget the night that they both had, but he makes her an offer that she can't ignore. Now Amanda has to decide whether spending the weekend with Mick, while learning the act of seduction is the right thing to do or if she is going to be at risk of losing her job and her heart. Entertainment attorney Mick Bad has it all, he has money and plenty of women at his disposal. Yet having everything doesn't mean that he wants a long term relationship with anyone, and to his benefit the masquerade bar crawl is the perfect place for him to be with any women of his choosing without having to get attacked to someone. Though he never expected to find his paralegal at the bar while wearing a wig and a sexy little number that could leave any men wanting for more. Now Nick can't get enough of her, and will give her lessons in seduction, no string attacked. But when the weekend is over, they will go back to their normal routine and never speak of their weekend together again. Needless to say, Nick was surprised to find himself getting more attacked to Amanda that he had originally imagined. Now it's time for the both to decide whether a relationship together is worth fighting for or not. I really enjoyed reading Mick and Amanda's story, the characters have personalities that are hard to ignore. While Amanda might be a bit shy and apprehensive, Mick knows what he wants and gets it no matter the cost. It's evident from the very beginning that both of the characters have a thing for one another, but neither of them is willing to admit it first. When Mick offers to give Amanda lessons in seduction the story takes a whole new turn and we are left with swoon worthy moments that had me reading non-stop. Although the characters' biggest issue was trying to hide their growing feelings for each other, there were also other aspects of the characters that we get to learned in the story, a more personal side or background story of the characters that helped the book a lot. The pace of the story is steady, but there were a couple of times that I wished the author would elaborate on a scene, but other than that I liked the story. I would still highly recommend reading this book. *ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*
Cheryl-S More than 1 year ago
In an anonymous masked club, they meet. It isn't until he sees that tiny trio of freckles on her hand that he knows who she really is. He's wanted her for three years. One night is all he'll give her so he can get her out of his system. Okay, maybe one weekend. He's sure that it will be enough. She's lying if she thinks one weekend will be enough for her. She's wanted Mick for quite some time now. He's her boss. Can she sleep with him and go back to seeing him every day at work and never speak of their secret weekend again? Will her heart survive? He'll never believe in HEA's and will never forgive himself for not being able to keep an impossible promise to his dying eight-year-old little sister. Mick Bad has stolen my heart. This is book one in the Bad Boys After Dark series and it stars power attorney, Mick Bad and his paralegal, Amanda Jenner. Melissa Foster definitely knows how to write her perfectly imperfect, tortured, sexy Bad boy. I am literally on the edge of my seat, scrambling to read more from this amazing author. The stories and characters are brilliant and captivating and progress so well that it's like a movie playing in my head. I loved it! I can't wait to read about Dylan. Received a copy via RockStarLit in exchange for an honest review. I was not compensated for my review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinion expressed is my own.
shortsassyblog More than 1 year ago
4 stars!! Melissa Foster has a new series about Bad Boys!! And I love it!! Amanda is a plain Jane who takes NO chances. She is cute and boring as can be. That makes her attract boring guys. She is sick of being stuck in a rut. Amanda has a brilliant idea to read a guide book on how to get a bad boy. She s ready to try something new and be fun and exciting! Mick is a bad boy. Attorney by day and playboy by night. He is also Amanda's boss. He doesn't do relationships. He likes one night stands with women who's names her cat remember in the morning. When Mick and Amanda hit it off in a bar, either knowing who the other person really is, things are off to a hot and steamy start. When Mick recognizes Amanda under her disguise, he slams on the breaks. He has always had a thing for her and he knows having meaningless one time sex in a bathroom at a bar isn't what Amanda deserves. Mick slams on the breaks and tells Amanda to meet him for a date the next night. When Amanda discovers Mick's true identity she is floored. She has been crushing on her boss for 3 years. Things go from crazy to super crazy when Mick suggests a weekend affair. No strings,just fun. Can a weekend be enough to get Amanda off boring men and Mick to get Amanda out of his system? Or is a weekend enough time to fall in love with the person who you were meant to be with with all along? I love Melissa Foster and this is going to be an amazing new series. If book one is any indication as to what is to come.... I am super excited!!
LynnB888 More than 1 year ago
SIZZLING! As the first book in the Bad Boys series, this was first foray into Melissa Foster’s “After Dark” world, and it will NOT be my last. She writes her characters with such a realness to them. You can feel their emotions as you read, you find yourself smiling when they interact, and you can feel the tension as they go through the ups and downs of figuring out what they are to each other. Looking forward to reading the rest of the Bad brother’s stories! Paralegal Amanda Jenner is bored! She’s tired of being the good girl and putting up with the boring men that she seems to draw like a magnet. She wants more … she wants hot sex! She’s dolled up and ready to try out her new vixen moves at a masquerade bar crawl! Entertainment attorney Mick Bad is having a bad week and just wants to unwind with a hot woman! He sees a sexy blonde across the room and decides he has to have her. After partly ravishing her at the party, Mick sees something that clues him in to the fact that the woman in his arms is his employee! Amanda has been crushing on Mick for three years, but he never mixes business with pleasure and is nothing but professional with her … until now! After realizing who each other is, they agree to have a very short term fling since they’ve already been this far with each other. Will Amanda be the person that can tear down the barriers Mick’s past has made him erect around himself?
dewer421 More than 1 year ago
Mick and Amanda are both looking for a one night stand. Mick is trying to ignore the fact that he's very interested in his employee, and Amanda is trying to have some fun, instead of boring dates with boring men. They meet at a masquerade party and have a very hot encounter in the bathroom. However, Mick figures out who his date is and cuts the party short. But Mick couldn't stay away from Amanda, and offers to teach her what she's looking to learn. This is a VERY steamy book! Be prepared to stay up all night reading, and then not be able to sleep because you're too heated up. This book is part of the After Dark series, but it can definitely be read as a standalone story (but you'll really want to read the rest!) I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.