Dirty Little Secret

Dirty Little Secret

by Kendall Ryan

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ISBN-13: 9781548139148
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Pages: 354
Sales rank: 281,703
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine. She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

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Dirty Little Secret 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can enjoy a good dirty novel. This one had potential with an interesting plot design. I got caught up on quite a few grammatical errors such as "her grabbed her" instead of 'she grabbed her'. I hope there is a better editor or an editor that is actually reading the book to catch any future flaws. I hated the leading male. There wasn't enough depth to him to get me to understand his actions. Maybe it will be revealed in a later book but I'm not sure I'm intrigued enough to read another. Also, the book leaves out details. It will have the leading female kneeling for his pleasure in one paragraph but the next talks about the leading male pleasing her with his tongue without any transition. Perhaps I'm picky but describe what's going on! A couple of times I paused and re-read sections to picture if what was being said was possible or just poorly described.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good
bookbruin More than 1 year ago
4.5 stars Oh man. This was just DELICIOUS! What a way to start a new series! This sexy alpha billionaire romance hooked me right from the start and was a great change of pace from the rom coms I've been reading lately. Don't get me wrong. I love a good laugh, but sometimes, you need to get a little dirty ;) Gavin and Emma both have some major emotional baggage and their experiences have left some pretty significant scars. There's a lot of push and pull between them, but once their histories come to light, it's easier to understand why. I loved that we got to be inside each of their heads (as well as Cooper's) because it really helps to understand the fears, insecurities, hopes, and desires waging battle in our character's minds. Did I agree with all the decisions our characters made? No, not at all, but that's what makes these characters so relatable. They are flawed individuals who make mistakes. When secrets are discovered, will the connection between Emma and Gavin be enough or will it rip them apart? This was a fantastic angsty read and I can't wait for the next book, Dirty Little Promise. *I voluntarily read an advance reader copy of this book*
DebDiem More than 1 year ago
Dirty Little Secret by Kendall Ryan is an entertaining contemporary romance. Ms. Ryan has delivered a book that is well-written. It is in first person, alternating point of view format, not my favorite. Gavin is part owner of an escort service. Emma is a librarian that has been fascinated with Gavin since she first saw him at a coffee shop. Their story is a twisted, emotional rollercoaster. There is plenty of drama, angst and sex. My least favorite part of this story is, yes, the dreaded cliff-hanger. I hate cliff-hangers and would have never read this if I had known ahead of time. Dirty Little Secret is book 1 of the Forbidden Desires Series. This is not a complete book and does end in a cliff-hanger. I'm glad I got this free through bookfunnel, I'd have been even more upset if I had actually paid for it. I won't be reading any of the other books in the series. I voluntarily read a complimentary copy of this book that I received from Bookfunnel. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
KimP65 More than 1 year ago
This was so unexpectedly good! At first I thought it would just be ok but what a shock it turned out to be! The characters were deep, exciting, sexy and just really surprising. I can't wait to read more in this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. What fantastic, complicated and complex characters we have in this book created by Kendall Ryan. Emma, like everyone , has secrets that she has tried to avoid but when she meets Gavin, the cold, calculating distant and objective man or sometimes the sweetheart who is so caring, loving and protective, he helps her work through some of her secrets. But he has some of his own that he is scared to reveal to anyone. They have both been watching the other for months when they get their cup of coffee in the morning when he leaves his business card one day which she takes and finds him. This begins their story. But secrets usually do get exposed and can Emma cope with Gavin's? A fantastic tale that is woven throughout the story that will keep you turning page after page. A winning book. DEFINITELY RECOMMENDED!
KristieK More than 1 year ago
Dirty Little Secret By: Kendall Ryan ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review by Kristie K Sweet, kind, and innocent meets dark, damaged, and alpha in this intoxicating tale of forbidden desires… Kendall Ryan delivers the first installment in a tantalizing new series with Dirty Little Secret. Three brothers that built an empire out of a broken childhood, and a dark tragedy that stains the soul of one. Gavin Kingsley is damaged, dark, and seductive. Everything that Emma Bell should steer clear of…but she can’t deny the intense pull she feels to the enigmatic millionaire. A chance encounter, and an unusual proposal are all it takes to throw Emma into the adventure of a lifetime. The question is whether or not she will come out with her heart intact. As one of my go-to authors, Kendall Ryan never disappoints. Dirty Little Secret is a fantastic start to what I am sure to be a dark and fabulously sinful series. Gavin Kingsley is a broken man that has hidden himself from love, denied his ability to, and refuses to put himself out there. Emma is an open book, with a devastating trauma in her past, a heart of gold, and a powerful inner strength. Opposites with an explosive chemistry that cannot be denied, they find themselves fighting both for and against one another. Ms. Ryan brought this new world to life with passion, intrigue, mystery, and heart. The storyline is unique, with twists and turns the reader never expects. Cleverly executed to keep you on your toes, and at the edge of your seat. The characters come alive within the text, and burrow their way into your heart and soul, begging for love and redemption. After just one hit of this intoxicating series, I am addicted. Oh, Ms. Ryan…what will come next? Kristie K
DaneWeimMama More than 1 year ago
Fantastic story!! Stayed up way to late reading this book. Dirty little Secret is a story about brothers, overcoming ones past, & smoking hot romance. My only complaint is that this book ended on a cliff hanger- looking forward to the next book for sure. I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
Sandy-thereadingcafe More than 1 year ago
3.5 stars--DIRTY LITTLE SECRET is the first installment in Kendall Ryan’s contemporary, adult FORBIDDEN DESIRES erotic, romance series. This is successful businessmen Gavin Kingsley, his brother Cooper, and thirty year old librarian Emma Bell’s story line. Told from three first person perspectives (Gavin, Cooper, Emma) DIRTY LITTLE SECRET follows the building relationships between librarian Emma Bell, and two brothers who battle for our heroine’s affections. For months Emma Bell has ‘stalked’ a man she will come to know as successful businessman Gavin Kingsley- a man who keeps secret his past buried beneath a cold façade of professionalism and formality; an intense and arrogant, emotionally withdrawn alpha male. A wayward business card finds our heroine researching the man with whom she will fall in love but not before facing a life altering decision to ‘work’ for the men in charge. What ensues is the building romance between Gavin and Emma, and the potential fall out as Emma discovers the truth about his past. On the surface DIRTY LITTLE SECRET is a love triangle but a triangle where two people become lovers leaving the third to clean up when everything goes wrong. Both men ‘need’ Emma’ for personal and professional reasons but it is Emma and Gavin’s overwhelming obsession with one another that pushes Cooper to side, only to be pulled back in when Emma’s life spirals out of control. An ex seeking a second chance; a past mired in dark secrets; a family history of heartbreak and pain finds our couple battling emotional highs and lows, as well as a potential relationship where only one half of the couple is willing to take a chance on something more. We are introduced to Gavin’s brothers-Cooper and Quinn- three brothers who own and operate a successful business that caters to the rich and famous; Gavin’s PA Alyssa; as well as Emma’s co-worker and friend Bethany. I am purposely keeping ‘secret’ the more intricate details of Kendall Ryan’s DIRTY LITTLE SECRET including the business of which the Kingsley brothers own. As Emma and Gavin’s relationship begins to build, Cooper knows that his feelings for Emma will never be returned but saying that Emma’s dependence upon Cooper continuously gives Cooper a glimmer of hope-a glimmer that dims time and again. DIRTY LITTLE SECRET is a slow building story line as Gavin struggles with his feelings for Emma Bell but saying that I had a difficult time ‘feeling’ the attraction; there was no palpable sexual energy between our leading couple but I did feel something more for Cooper Kingsley. Looking back, I think I am struggling with Emma and Gavin’s relationship due to the cold persona and arrogant attitude offered as a result of Gavin’s darkened past- a past that has yet to come fully into the light. There was just something missing; I couldn’t connect with the story line couple, and in this my emotional attachment is uncertain. Cooper knew his brother Gavin was attracted to Emma Bell, and knowing this he continued to push Gavin after every encounter. The premise is dramatic; I felt somewhat ambivalent and neutral about the leading characters (Gavin and Emma), and Emma’s lack of personality is disconcerting; the romance struggled with Gavin’s inability to move on from the past.
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RochellesReviews More than 1 year ago
I have become a huge fan of Kendall Ryan's since reading her "Screwed", "Imperfect Love", and "Roommates" series. But after starting Dirty Little Secret, the first book in her new series “Forbidden Desires”, I am head over heels in love with her writing. This story has a completely different tone that is said to be used in her Filthy Beautiful Lies series, so I am more than ready to experience Sophie and Colton's world in FBL while waiting for Dirty Little Promise to be released. I loved her dark and edgy writing and her yummy and sinful characters. I am like an addict waiting for their next rush. Hurry Kendall… I just don't know how long I can survive before stepping back into this fictional world and becoming completely immersed once again in the Kingsley brothers! Since I fell so deeply in love with the Kingsley brothers, I must start with them. The first one that stole my heart was Cooper. Not only is he gorgeous but also the perfect mixture of all male and sweetness. Every time called Emma “princess”, I fell just a little harder. I cannot wait to see Cooper find the perfect woman for him. Then comes along the dark prince of the Forbidden Desires empire Gavin, and my heart literally stopped. I found myself feeling the same mix of disgust, bewilderment, and unbridled lust and curiosity for this striking and mysterious hero. Emma Bell is a girl after my own heart with her love for romantic literature and craving for something a little dangerous and demanding. After her past relationship, the last thing she should want is danger and seduction but Gavin is bound and determined to give it to her in heart throbbing, heat inducing ways that leave not only Emma panting and a little disoriented but the reader as well. Kendall Ryan delivers a romance that is sure to have your heart twisted for not one but two different heroes. I highly recommend Dirty Little Secret for an explosive start to a new series that gives you a taste of something dark and sinful and leaves you with a craving for more Forbidden Desires. Kendall never fails to rock my emotional world and leave me reeling and with a never ending greed!
JackiesBookWorld More than 1 year ago
Rating: 4.5/5 This was definitely a great start to the Forbidden Desires series, it was filled with angst and dark secrets to keep you reading until the very end. The synopsis and the cover were intriguing enough for me to want to read this book and while having read the first book in Ryan’s, Filthy Beautiful Liesseries, Dirty Little Secretwas different and exciting. Dirty Little Secret starts of by introducing Emma Bell, a head librarian whose previous relationship has left her questioning any other guy that might be interested in her. After leaving an abusive relationship with her previous boyfriend, Emma has become more shy and often judges herself that makes her feel not wanted. When she gets glimpses of a sexy stranger at the coffee shop she frequents often, Emma suddenly finds herself wanting to know who the stranger is and thus the adventure begins when on one occasion he ends up leaving his business card in the tip jar knowing that Emma was going to be watching. Though their encounters are brief, that still leaves Emma wondering what he does for a living and what his personality is going to be like. This all changes when she finds out that the sexy stranger happens to be the CEO of Forbidden Desires, an escort service site and does the unthinkable by signing up to his company in order to get to know him without knowing that her life was about to change forever. Gavin Kingsley has it all, the money and looks to get just about any women he would like. With the help of his brothers, they are able to co-found Forbidden Desires, which has made them very rich. But that’s not what Gavin cares about, not when he gets a glimpse of Emma at the coffee shop. For months they have avoided talking to each other, but when he leaves his business card behind one day, he doesn’t expect her reach out to him until the very day she walks into his office that everything changes for him. He knows that he can’t share her with his other clients, but his brother makes an interesting proposition that Emma won’t be able to deny. It is this proposition that will leave her spending time with both brothers, but Gavin wasn’t expecting to develop feelings for Emma. Now he’ll have to decide if pursuing a relationship with her is worth it or not, especially when he knows that his past will eventually come out to haunt him. I very much enjoyed reading this book, this is definitely a different kind of story by the author, and I loved it. Gavin is a very secretive character who seems a bit careless at the beginning, but as he starts to spend time with Emma he starts to change a bit. Being the first book there is not a lot going on in terms of changes, but we do get to know the characters enough to keep us waiting for the next book to come. On the other hand, Emma is smart and kind. She has being through a lot and it’s understandable why she would not feel desired. It's a big step when she takes charge and decides to go meet Gavin, and what she gets out of it is not what imagined, but she is glad to be spending time with him. In the end, Emma is confronted with Gavin’s past and that is when the story ends. It's a huge cliffhanger that had me at the edge of my seat wanting to know what’s going to happen next. Kendall Ryan has managed to create yet another gripping story that will leave you wanting for more. I can’t wait to read the second book in the series, I would highly recommend Dirty Little Secret, you will not regret it! :) *ARC provided by the author
CrystalsBookWorld More than 1 year ago
THIS BOOK left me with my heart racing. I can not believe what was happening at the end when I had thought Gavin and Emma had finally worked things out. Cooper ( and yes I do believe by accident) ends up spilling the beans about the past. I knew it was hidden, but I did not see it coming. Okay so what am I blabbering about here? Well I just literally finished reading Dirty Little Secret by Kendall Ryan. So forgive me having my thoughts all over the place. This will happen to you. You will be left speechless. You will be craving to know what is going to happen next. Starting from page one, I knew instantly that the title of this book held up to its name. I was not sure if this story was going to give us an ugly love triangle situation. Instead it was more heartbreaking. I loved the POV's we get from Cooper, Emma, and Gavin. I truly want to believe Cooper is a good guy. Just a little lost and yearning for Emma's love. He is Emma's comfort place. She seems to call on him when she is not sure she can trust Gavin. Oh and our Gavin is so damaged and craves control that I want to give him anything he wants and keep him safe! He is experiencing new feelings and having a hard time keeping it together. I am rooting for Gavin and Emma. I love Cooper, but I believe his person is still out there waiting. The ending scared me a bit and I am not sure how Emma will be able to truly trust Gavin. Dirty Little Secret will have you blood racing, heart pounding, and you will get a little over heated with the sexy scenes we get. And there a few HOT SEXY scenes in this book. I am still swooning over these men and keeping my fingers cross that it is not over for Gavin and Emma. Happy reading friends!!!
bribookishconfessions More than 1 year ago
**4.5 stars** Wow! Definitely got very steamy, very quickly after about 60% or so. Wow! Honestly, I love all 3 brothers. I definitely want to learn more about Quinn and just in general see more of the brothers. They are definitely something to swoon over. Gavin is an interesting character and I'm interested to learn about his past, a particular event and what happened. It does end in a cliffhanger, but nothing to "die" over. :) I'm definitely curious to see what direction this will take and what will happen with the ending.
VeraMachado More than 1 year ago
Emma Bell is a shy librarian that got out of an abusive relationship a year ago. While going through the motions of her boring life, she sees Gavin Kingsley, a hot business man. From that day on, Gavin becomes the star of Emma's fantasies and dreams. Until the day their eyes meet and Gavin leaves a clue for Emma to find him. When Emma finally has the chance to get to know Gavin, she finds herself over her head. But will she continue with her boring life and dreaming with Gavin? Or will she take a chance? I loved Dirty Little Secret! The story is amazing and hooked me from the first page. It is filled with drama, hot steamy scenes, secrets, and mystery. Once I started reading this phenomenal book, I couldn't stop. And the cliffhanger? I need Dirty Little Promise now! I really loved the chemistry between Emma and Gavin. It was off the charts! Emma Bell is a shy woman, very insecure. She loves her job and books, but dreams of something more. She left an abusive relationship and is still o the mend. I loved how brave she was accepting the Kingsley's proposal. Gavin Kingsley is a successful businessman. With his brothers by his side, he fought and worked hard to be where he is now. He's a very intense man, very controlling and possessive. He's hiding secrets from Emma that he knows will jeopardize their relationship. Like his brother, Cooper Kingsley is an accomplished businessman. He's very sweet and gentle, falling for Emma instantly. I loved that he wasn't afraid to show his interest for Emma. I love Kendall Ryan's books and Dirty Little Secret didn't disappoint! This book is totally different from all the other books I've read from Kendall, but I loved this dark and sexy story, full of drama, romance, scorching scenes, and secrets. I can't wait to read what happens next!
mrsdiddy More than 1 year ago
4.5 Stars! What an amazing start to a new series from Kendall Ryan!! Dirty Little Secrets is a sexy, darker romance about Emma, the sexy librarian with a bad dating history, and Gavin Kingsley, the CEO and co-owner of Forbidden Desires. Emma is a great character. She is a bit unsure, but capable. She's been lusting after Gavin for a year but has never said a word to him. She is quiet at first, but gets stronger as the book goes on. Gavin is dark, delicious and alpha. He likes control, needs control and he wants Emma, but he denies himself because of things that happened in his past. So, here's the thing... full disclosure, this book is written from three perspectives (Emma, Gavin and his brother, Cooper). There is a love triangle of sorts (but not really. You'll understand when you read the book). The books allude to the possibility of a D/s relationship and Gavin is always in control when it comes to sex. I know some people do not like love triangles, but Kendall Ryan uses this for mainly plot development and I believe to set up Cooper's up coming story. We get Kendall Ryan's flowing and emotional writing style, complex and interesting characters and a developing plot that does end on a cliff-hanger (and it's a doozy). There is even a bit of suspense/mystery that will carry over to the next book. I love how Kendall Ryan develops a set of characters that you feel you have to have more of. I loved this new book! I'm emotionally invested in Gavin and Emma and finding out how their story will wrap up. This is a definite must read!
Rhondaz More than 1 year ago
5 DIRTY LITTLE SECRET STARS!! What a fantastic start to a new series!! I couldn't flip the pages quick enough. I loved Gavin and Emma's story, like dark and light, two complete opposites. Gavin is kind of dark with a little bit of jerkiness to him, which makes him hot in my eyes. I can't wait for the conclusion of this story, hurry up October. I voluntarily reviewed an advance reader copy of this book from publisher via NetGalley.
BookReview4you More than 1 year ago
'Dirty Little Secret' by Kendall Ryan is the First Book in the New Series called "Forbidden Desires". This is the story of Emma Bell and Gavin Kingsley and there story doesn't end with this book. It continues into book Two "Dirty Little Promise" So there will be a cliffhanger at the end of this book. Emma is a Librarian who is just getting back her life after after about a year ago she got away from her controlling and abusive boyfriend. In that time she has been going to a coffee shop were Gavin too is going. They have never spoken and this goes on for several months. Gavin has turned into Emma's dream about boyfriend. When she thinks he leaves her his business card in the tip jar she starts to research him and that leads her to his company. Gavin runs a Expensive Escort Service. There she meets Cooper who is Gavin's younger brother and Quinn the older brother Cooper is friendly and outgoing where Gavin isn't. Cooper talks Emma in being a face of their business by going to social scene with him and Gavin. So she goes out with each guy to whatever social scene they have to help promote the business. Emma's attraction for Gavin is just growing. While Gavin is finding it harder to ignore Emma. But Emma looks like an old Girlfriend that ended up dying. In addition, what Cooper thought he would get with this ideal was to bring Gavin back to who he used to be....but Cooper is finding himself starting to have feelings for Emma. Loved this book and cannot wait for the next book!!!! "My honest review is for a special copy I voluntarily read."
Dalitza More than 1 year ago
A gripping sexy adventure of a demur librarian who's bold enough to explore the her hidden desires. This love triangle is absolutely hooking and a great start to Kendall Ryan’s new Forbidden Desires series. Dirty Little Secret centers around Emma Bell, a librarian who’s been secretly lusting after the dangerously handsome, impossible to ignore man in a suit that comes in to the same coffee place she does. They’ve never exchanged words, their eyes haven’t even crossed paths so the day he leaves his business card behind she doesn’t hesitate to learn more about the mystery man. After looking him up and finding out that he and his brothers own Forbidden Desires, a company that discreetly provides companionship for those who are willing to pay for their fees, she probably should have left the information and him to rest in peace. But being curious comes naturally to her and so she wonders not only into Gavin Kingsley’s life but into his brother’s, Cooper, as well by accepting to work for both of them. Will Cooper’s ploy to help his brother out backfire? How will Emma be able to choose between the brooding Gavin that mesmerizes her and the charming Cooper who’s thoughtfulness is so endearing? The chemistry between Emma and Gavin is off the charts but the camaraderie between her and Cooper is easy and natural. There’s more to Gavin that meets the eye though, and I can’t wait to see what Kendall Ryan has up her sleeve regarding his character and the gripping cliffhanger with which she left us. I started reading Kendall’s romantic comedy series Roommates and got hooked on her lighthearted, fun and easy reads but was very much intrigued by the romantic suspense side of her writing and she certainly delivered an enticing, sparks flying read. I’ve already decided which team I’m in as I’m sure Emma has but is a bit overwhelmed by so much sexy testosterone and the Dirty Little Secret she discovered. I think there’s never really been a choice for her. There’s only one Kingsley brother for her, something within both of them calls to the other. So just to be super clear, this is not a ménage. Dirty Little Secret is the first book in the Forbidden Desires series by Kendall Ryan. It is a delicious contemporary romance escape brimming with sexiness and anticipation. Told from several points of view and ends with a cliffhanger.
LexyH More than 1 year ago
Kendall has done it again. This woman is the queen of leaving me hanging and I can honestly say I love it. There is something about Gavin and Emma that has sucked me in. I'm dying to get more of them and I can't wait to see what happens. Their getting together is due to a coffee shop meeting where Emma develops a crush on someone she isn't sure as even noticed her. Little does she Gavin has noticied her, he just pretends that he hasn't. Watching these two together was an experience. Due to Emma's past and Gavin's present. I will say their book isn't for everyone due to the BDSM but overall, their story is beydon intriguing. I couldn't get enough of these two. Not only are the main characters amazing, so are the secondary ones. Cooper and Quinn, Gavin's brothers are just as mysterious and intriguing that I'm beyond exciting knowing we get their stories in the future as well. Book 2 can't come soon enough!
Kelly_BTCBlog More than 1 year ago
What could I possibly say that would do this review justice with how extraordinarily amazing this book is? Dirty Little Secret radiates lust, passion, and mix of dark curiosities and desires that leave a powerful impression on the reader! Kendall Ryan delivers another scintillating and seductive must-read that's quite different from what we've come to love from her. Dirty Little Secrets is the type of book that you'll dive head first into, and one you won't be able to put down. Provocative, enticing, and mysterious, this story is a romance truly unlike others. The characters, the storyline, and the emotions all coincide in an intense foray that leave readers grasping for more. Powerful, dominating, and alluring, Dirty Little Secrets is a scorching hot love story that will provoke your inner vixen. 5 Infectious Stars!
tsmb02 More than 1 year ago
Emma Bell is a librarian and recently broke up with a guy who abused her. All she wants to do is get control of her own life again. Every day Emma goes into a coffee shop to get her usual tea order and waits until He enters...her "pretend" boyfriend! One day he orders, looks at Emma, then drops his business card into a glass jar and leaves. Emma takes this card to find out who he is and that's when the real fun begins. Gavin Kingsley is President and co-owner of Forbidden Desires, a high end escort service. He knows he shouldn't be attracted to the sweet girl he sees every day at the coffee shop, but he couldn't help it. He left his business card hoping she would take it and make the next move. Imagine his surprise when Emma shows up at his office! The receptionist thinks she is there to interview for the open escort position and brings her to Gavin's office. Gavin's brother, Cooper is also there. Both guys are immediately drawn to her. Gavin is dark and mysterious while Cooper is open and friendly. Cooper knows about Gavin's past and his hidden secrets and he is very curious about his brother's obvious attraction to this girl so he sets his brother up to hire her to be their personal escort. Of course Emma didn't come to the office for this job but she could use the money to fix up her grandma's old house so she agrees to their proposition. The attraction between Gavin and Emma was so obvious and I just loved the way Cooper played that up, taunting his brother! Things progress quickly between Gavin and Emma and things seem to be great until Emma finds out about Gavin's hidden secret! This book ends on a cliffhanger and I can not wait until I get my hands on the next one! I could not put this book down. I just loved Emma...she was nice and sweet but she was also getting control of her life again and was a little ballsy at times. Gavin is an alpha with a tortured soul...everything that makes for a perfect romance! Great start to a new series!
KindleKat64 More than 1 year ago
One heck of a secret indeed!!! This is probably one of my favorite books by Kendall Ryan! There is so much going on here that she has just begun to scratch the surface on.. One woman, Emma, and two men who are also brothers Gavin and Cooper. One is perfect for her and she should be with him but she she simply can't stay away from the dark pull and sexual attraction of the other. Emma discovers a side of herself that she has never explored until Gavin. Their relationship is different for sure and not necessarily what you would think she would be into given her past relationship. Cooper would seem like a safer bet for her but she is falling hard for Gavin. One heck of a secret is discovered at the end of this book and I'm not sure what will happen or if Emma can come back from it. I really look forward to the next book! To see what happens.
AmyBosica More than 1 year ago
4.5 Stars!! I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul. Pablo Neruda’s “Sonnet XVII” was a favorite, and his words slid through me like a knife through softened butter. “Real life was not some romance novel. In fact, this moment seemed to belong to the horror genre, or maybe even dark comedy, depending on your outlook.” Dirty Little Secret is the all sexy and alluring all new novel from author Kendall Ryan. Follow Emma as she enters a world beyond her dreams and expectations. Gavin Kingsley is a force to be reckoned with and he is the type of man that no one says no to… Dirty Little Secret is a seductive tale that is told from multiple points of view. It pulls you in from the very first page. From the moment you start reading, you are captivated by the pull that Emma has for Gavin. From chance encounters to a bargain beyond Emma’s belief. Emma is about to embark on a thrilling journey that just might push all of her boundaries…Gavin is cold, dark and mysterious. His broody disposition makes you want to know more about this complex man. Is there more to him than meets the eye? He’s alpha one minute and cold as ice the next. His behavior is enough to keep your head spinning and at the same time, leaves you craving more. Dirty Little Secret is a thrilling start to the Forbidden Desires Series. The characters are mysterious and intriguing. Gavin is complicated, dominate and one delicious alpha. On the outside, Emma is the quiet put together Librarian with a secret sexy side. Together, these two steam up the pages, making you devour every word and leave you begging to get your hands on the next book. I enjoyed every single second to this story and can not wait to see what happens next!