Playing The Game

Playing The Game

by M.Q. Barber



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616507879
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 05/26/2015
Series: Neighborly Affection Series , #1
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

USA Today Bestselling Author M.Q. Barber likes to get lost in thought. She writes things down so she can find herself again. Often found staring off into space or frantically scratching words on sticky notes, M.Q. lives with one very tolerant, easily amused husband and one very tolerant, easily amused puppy.  She has a soft spot for romances that explore the inner workings of the heart and mind alongside all that steamy physical exertion. She loves memorable characters, witty banter, and heartfelt emotion in any genre. The former Midwestern gal is the author of the Neighborly Affection and Gentleman series as well as several other standalone romance novels. Pick a safeword, grab a partner or two, and jump in. Visit her on the web at

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Playing the Game 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've never reviewed a book before, so believe me when I say this one is fantastic! I actually physically felt a little stutter in my chest when I discovered I'd read the last page. This book is so well written; the interactions between the characters made me laugh at times, sigh at other times, and hot a lot of the time! I really loved that it was two or three times the length of most books I purchase. My only disappointment is that is the only book I can find by this author. I will definitely purchase any more she publishes!!
starblueny8 More than 1 year ago
Having sexy neighbors can be very distracting and Alice finds herself dreaming about Henry and Jay. Even after a year of friendship Alice still can’t decide if Henry and Jay are more than just roommates but that doesn’t stop her wild fantasies when she’s alone at night. What would it be like to be with Henry? What would it be like to be with Jay? Heck what would it be like to be with both of them together? Alice is trying to keep her mind off of her wayward thoughts when the sexy duo invites her over to celebrate her one year anniversary since moving into the building. Alice is excited and anxious to except their dinner offer. What she wasn’t expecting though was the game that they were asking her to play with them. Can Alice let and trust these guys enough to let them into her life? I thought this book was very well written. I loved the plot of the book and the characters. I have read many mfm erotica’s but this one stands above them. Some erotica’s tend to lose the story line because there is so much focus around the sex scenes but that doesn’t hold true with this one. M.Q. Barber not only manages to keep the story strong but also keeps Alice’s character strong and independent even though she is technically a submissive. I read this book quickly because I couldn’t put it down. If you enjoy erotica’s then you should definitely give this one a try. I can honestly say that I am looking forward to the continuation of Alice, Henry and Jay. I received this book from the author for an honest review.
DelphinaReadsTooMuch More than 1 year ago
I will be honest.  This book completely surprised me.  I guess I expected a book filled with fluffy characters in a bunch of hot scenes.  I was good with that.  I like those books.  This book, however was so much more than that. The characters were deep and so likable, even in their flaws.  The connections they made were felt before the heat even began and the BDSM was not for "shock" value and was not your typical BDSM.  It made the story fresh and different.  There were a couple of time where the POV seemed a bit off in the beginning, but overall, once I was sucked into the story I was completely emerged.  While the story does not end with a cliffhanger, it is clear that there is more left to tell.  I am very much looking forward to reading the next book when it comes out.  If you like hot reads with non traditional relationships, intelligent characters, and a bit of BDSM, this story is probably right up your alley.