Seducing Seven

Seducing Seven

by MK Meredith

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Seducing Seven by MK Meredith

Romance author Seven Michaels believes in love to her very core. She has to-not only for herself, but for her readers. So when luxury salesman Blake Turner insults not only her books but the people who read them, Seven's ready to throw down. How dare a playboy like Blake insinuate romance lovers are full of crap?
He wants proof? Fine. She bets Blake she can make him fall for her by using the rules in her latest novel before the end of the convention, or she'll denounce love in front of all her fellow authors and fans at the Romance Lovers Convention ball. A dangerous game to be sure, but humiliating Blake is worth the risk.
But when Seven realizes she's the one who's being seduced, she's no longer sure who is playing whom...or whether she'll have a career when the bet is over.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943892709
Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 10/04/2015
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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Seducing Seven

A What Happens in Vegas Story


By MK Meredith, Kate Brauning

Entangled Publishing, LLC

Copyright © 2015 MK Meredith
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-63375-380-8


CHAPTER 1

"I bet I could have you in six."

Sevannah Michaels, Seven to her friends, winced at the prepubescent voice and almost tripped as she stepped through the entrance of the Masquerade Casino. The immense balls of the man-child following her were amazing. Who would make such an audacious claim simply because he'd read her book? All she wanted to do was get to her hotel room and relax without having to put on a show. Her life in the romance writing world had exploded into the spotlight after her first book hit the New York Times best-seller list, and with each new book she wrote, things only picked up speed. She couldn't be happier, but she really preferred to stand at the edge of all that light.

Her new "friend" had spotted her getting out of the taxi, hovered while she checked in, and adhered himself to her side with the sticky strength of a fly strip. His inability to swallow all of his saliva while he spoke not only made her appetite nonexistent, but her patience, too.

She smiled, or at least tried to, the action so awkward she couldn't be sure it translated. "I'm glad you enjoyed my book."

He sidled in closer.

Damn it, her smile had translated too well.

"I didn't just read it, I studied it." He stepped ahead of her, forcing her to a stop. "I'm Ted."

She clamped her lips together and, adjusting her bags in her hand, stepped around him, making a beeline to the elevators. The problem with her was that when she was nervous or put on the spot, she tended to lose her filter, and she could hear her mother now. "Sevannah, think about what you say before you say it." If only it were that easy.

She swallowed the first three retorts for Ted that came to mind. "Okay then, have a great time." She couldn't wrap her head around him studying her book. Her most recent best seller was a romance novel where the heroine used seven rules of seduction to make the hero fall in love with her. She'd never thought of it as a manual before, but with her lack of action lately, maybe it was worth considering.

She shook her head. There were all kinds of people out there, but hell, she was in Vegas, baby — the breeding ground of all kinds. But his insistence magnified the pathetic state of her own situation and made her throat tighten. She had to be the only romance writer whose life was void of romance beyond the words she put to paper.

Come on. Tapping her foot, she watched as each elevator floor number illuminated. The damn thing needed to get here before she clocked this guy with her bag.

"I plan on it. I scheduled my whole weekend to be with you."

Her shoulder blades pinched back and sent an insistent throbbing up through the base of her skull. Oh God, kill me now. She loved her fans, she truly did, but there was always at least one who couldn't see boundaries.

Leaning against the wall with his elbow, Ted winked. "By the end of the weekend, you won't want to say good-bye."

She needed a plan — this guy was not going to stalk her all weekend. Who was she kidding? She needed a miracle, or her favorite convention of the year would be ruined before it began.

The elevator doors opened, and her miracle stood right in front of her — at well over six feet tall.

The answer to her prayers was dressed in a business suit with the top of his shirt unbuttoned and his jacket slung over one of his very wide shoulders. Eyes the color of whiskey spared her a bored look under full dark brows as she crossed the threshold. If she could have gotten away with it, she would have taken his picture for her "hero inspiration" file.

She smiled and stepped forward with an energetic, "Darling, there you are."

He straightened, his broad chest at eye level — whoa — and looked her up and down. Oh my God, oh my God.

With her heart slamming in her chest, she let her bags fall at his feet, reciting a silent prayer as she raised on tiptoes. Please play along, please play along. Oh hell, she might as well beg him. She whispered in his ear. "Please play along."

She laid her lips against his.

With a quick pull of breath, he tensed, then, closing his arms around her, he pulled her up to his chest and off her feet. She squeaked as her stomach dropped. Angling his head, he slid his lower lip more fully against hers, turning her world upside down and then right side up again. With one final, lingering brush of his mouth, he let her slide slowly down the front of him.

Seven stood a moment, staring at the third button on his shirt, and blinked. Then blinked again. Where the hell was she right now? His low chuckle floated to her ears, but she couldn't care less.

"What's this?" Ted accused from behind her.

Damn it. Surely this kid hadn't followed her onto the elevator.

She looked up at her new hero and mouthed the words, "Thank you." Turning, she slid in next to him and gave him an appreciative grin. "Were you coming down to get me? Aren't you the sweetest, thank you."

A few other patrons stepped onto the elevator, forcing her to step in front of her darling. She held her body stiff to keep from touching him. She'd already pushed her luck with that kiss and wasn't willing to risk his revealing the truth now that Ted had joined them in the elevator. If she could disappear and reappear in her hotel room, she'd never ask for another thing for the rest of her life.

Ted pushed through the crowd until he faced Sevannah. "What's this?"

She spared the man behind her a quick glance — which was all she could spare without turning red to her widow's peak. "This is my boyfriend."

A hand reached around her and grasped Ted's in a strong grip, if Ted's quick hiss of breath was any indication.

"Blake Turner, and you are?"

The smaller man pressed his lips together and then answered, his tone stiff. "Ted Willard."

Blake dropped Ted's hand and lowered his to Seven's waist, pulling her back against him. The heat of his chest burned through her back, and she held completely still. Oh my God, oh my God, oh my God. What the hell had she gotten herself into?

"If you want this to work, you need to relax." His warm breath cascaded over the shell of her ear in a whisper, sending goose bumps down her neck and across her breasts. He squeezed her hip, and she forced herself to relax back into him, her backside settling against a hard ridge that only continued to grow. She tensed again.

"Easy. Nothing more than biology."

His casual dismissal grated in a way she didn't understand. Nothing more than biology? What the hell? Like any attraction to her couldn't be anything more than simple science? She was an attractive, intelligent New York Times best seller.

And if she lost sight of that, she wouldn't be able to make it through this weekend.

Ted narrowed his eyes. "This guy's your boyfriend?"

Seven placed her hand over Blake's at her waist and nodded. "Three months now, right babe?"

"Almost four." Blake pressed a kiss to her temple and ran his hand down her hip and then back up again, sending her stomach into a slow, low roll. Whoa. She tightened her grip on top of his hand, trying to keep it in place.

Ted turned away. "What a waste. Four hundred dollars, and you have a boyfriend." He turned back, wagging his finger at her. "You know, you really should inform your fans of things like this." He pushed his way back through the crowd on the elevator. Once he made his way to the panel, he pressed the next floor in line, bringing the elevator to a stop. The doors opened and he stepped out. Turning around, he sent Seven a sad look over the crowd. "You don't know what you're missing."

And the doors closed.

Seven closed her eyes. She hated to hurt his feelings, but the one thing he'd missed from her novel was the importance of respect. Making demands and feeling entitled to her time because he was a fan didn't show her that. No relationship could ever thrive without mutual respect. She hoped he'd find it one day.

Hell, she hoped she'd find it one day.

Blake's hand traveled a bit forward and then back on her hip, reminding her of her present predicament. She wanted to pull away, but when Ted got off, three more people got on, leaving no place for her to go.

Blake's hot breath flashed against her ear again, sending another slew of goose bumps along her skin and a hint of mint along her senses.

Damn it. She was going to have to get over this reaction to him — and yesterday.

"You're not wearing any underwear."

She stilled. "Why ... what ..." Heat ran up her neck, burning at her hairline.

His fingers ran over the fabric of her dress along the area the top of her panties would have been had she been wearing them. With nowhere to go, she pulled his hand around the front of her and gripped it between both of hers. The last thing she needed was this joker thinking he could keep exploring. "My vagina's claustrophobic." She slapped her hand over her mouth.

No less than five heads turned back to look at her. Oh my God. When would she learn to filter first?

Blake's bark of laughter startled her, and she spun around to place a finger over his lips.

She gave him a strained look. "Shhhhh, oh my God. I didn't. You —" she sputtered. Damn it.

The hands still around her waist pulled her in against him, that ridge she'd noticed before now pressing into her stomach, and he smiled down at her like an adoring lover. "I like it."

Seven wanted to die, and she was going to have a very stern conversation with her libido later if her desire to press back against him was any indication of its attitude this weekend. What was wrong with her?

She put the blame on her ultra-dense editor, Nathaniel Hennings. After a year of soul-crushing failed attempts to get him to ask her out, Seven needed to get him out of her mind. Especially after her last attempt to get his attention. Her well-rehearsed, nothing-but-panties-under-the-trench-coat plan had yielded a verbal pat on the head and a buttload of humiliation. Well, the convention would have been the perfect salve — if he hadn't decided to come last minute. Unrequited love was a bitch, but that kind of abject humiliation was almost lethal.

The elevator doors opened and half the people in the elevator stepped off. She moved away and found her own space.

Blake looked her up and down again, making her a tad bit self-conscious of her simple pullover dress and flip-flops. With her hair piled haphazardly on top of her head and her face free of any makeup, she was sure his opinion of her was on par with hers of Ted. Her face burned. She might not be showing her best side at the moment, but a little effort would wipe that smug look right off his face.

Pulling one of her bags higher on her shoulder, she returned his arrogant look with one of her own. "I do appreciate your help, but honey, you think you're pretty smooth, don't you?"

Shut up, just shut up. She would strangle herself if it were physically possible. She had the balls of a housefly, but couldn't back down from a challenge, which she'd paid for time and again in her youth.

He laughed, an outright, aggressive laugh. His eyes flashed down at her conference badge, and he raised a brow. "Really? And how's that, using Rules of Seduction?" He shook his head. "Seriously, it's sad the way you ladies believe the crap in those novels. And I mean 'novels' loosely."

Digging her nails into her palms, she swallowed back at least a dozen slashing retorts. How did so much arrogance fit inside one idiot? Instead of volleying insults, she studied him. His confident stance and challenging gaze told her more than his words ever could. A man like him didn't become convinced through debate, but by action.

An idea popped in her head. Maybe her friend Ted had had the right idea all along, though he just hadn't delivered it well. If she really believed in the rules from her book, why not use them? She could get a man's attention, his interest. Of course she could.

And interest could easily turn into something more.

Seven fisted her hands at her sides and clenched her teeth to keep from biting this idiot just to wipe the smirk off his face. Her book's success had to mean something. Unable to control the sarcasm her mother always warned her about, she said, "You laugh, but I could make any man in this place fall for me." She stepped toward him and narrowed her eyes. "And he'd get the best sex of his life." Shock factor. Of course, she just had to add sex. Because that was rational and well thought out, just as the interested murmurs and chuckles from their company in the elevator confirmed. She really needed to invest in having her mouth wired shut.

She held her badge in the air. "And yes, using this book. My book. The one I wrote."

A woman raised her hand with a sheepish grin. "Where can I get a copy?"


Blake Turner couldn't believe the nonsense coming out of the plain Jane all up in arms in front of him. He'd admit, she'd taken him off guard with that kiss — hell, he'd felt it well past his dick, which was surprising — but on second look, he could see she was the typical housewife romance reader, and apparently writer, he'd always imagined when he saw or heard the word "romance." Fuck, kill me now.

The sooner he got to work, the better. And it wouldn't be easy with his company sharing the casino with a romance convention, of all things. The damn place looked like a masquerade ball had fucked a Mardi Gras parade.

This weekend was his chance to prove he was ready for the VP of sales position, and though a heated kiss here and there made for a fun trip, he didn't have time for any distractions. As soon as he'd stepped off the plane, he missed the tall pines and mountain views of the Northwest — Vegas was already distraction enough.

In six minutes he was supposed to be sitting down in a meeting with a client who wanted to upgrade his personal fleet of luxury sedans, and this little woman was going to make him late.

He looked back down at her, her brown eyes challenging, her small mouth pressed into a thin line. He couldn't understand why he was still hard, but apparently his dick had opinions that didn't take his feelings into account. "You could make any man fall for you? Talk about thinking you're smooth."

She mimicked his arrogant stance. "Oh, you have no idea." Her eyes flared wide for a beat, then narrowed.

Blake shifted his weight until he leaned back against the wall. "Please, there is no way you could get any man you want using that damned book." Love was a fallacy, and commitment was nothing more than a prison sentence based on ignorance. The idea that she could produce anything real from using the rules in some ridiculous romance was laughable.

"No?"

"No."

"Wanna bet?"

Laughter from their audience echoed in the elevator. Her brown eyes turned more a molten fudge the feistier she got, and right now she was pretty fired up. He wanted to laugh, but one more chuckle might send the poor woman over the edge. He'd humor her, for now. Plus, he only had about five minutes left before he had to leave. "You seriously want to bet me on something so ridiculous?"

The doors pinged open. She smirked. "What's wrong? Afraid you'll lose?"

He pushed away from the wall. "I never lose."

"Oh, you'll lose this one." Stepping from the elevator, she called over her shoulder, "This is my floor. I'm not riding in that thing all day."

Noting the floor number, he glanced at their audience and then back. Clenching his teeth, he pulled his bag higher on his shoulder and joined her.

She was the cockiest little thing he'd ever met. For not being much over five feet, she stood as if she were ten feet tall. High time he brought her back down to size. "What are the rules?"

With a slow nod, she adjusted her bags. "I'll seduce a man, using the seven rules the heroine used in my book."

"Seduce?"

She rolled her eyes. "You know the word. And no worries — even though his seduction will mean I win, he'll be greatly rewarded."

"With what?"

"With me." She looked away and then back, biting her lip.

His body tensed. She had to be kidding. "With you?"

She gave one jerk of her chin and challenge flashed in her eyes. "With me. And if I win, you have to buy ten of my books and ..." Her mouth spread into a wicked grin. "You're here for business, aren't you?"

He stilled. "Sales. So what?"

"You have meetings?"

A feeling of dread washed over him, but he couldn't put a finger on why, so he nodded, still not sure what she was getting at.


(Continues...)

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Seducing Seven 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I did enjoy this book. I really liked the plot. I loved where they don’t get along at all. And where Blake doesn’t like romance books. I really hilarious at times between these two and it also as some sexy scenes through in there as well. First off, I love when book are the haters to lovers books. And this one was. I also liked where the character is an author and uses her book to make the guy fall in love with her. I think the thing I loved most is where they disliked each other at first. And where they were always arguing with each other. Because you know when that happens spark are going to ignite and then they fly. And with these two that’s what happened. What I did not like: Nothing really stood out in that way. Overall, I think if you like books where the characters hate each other at first then this book would be great for you. Seven and Blake were explosive together. And I did enjoy their love story.
Blsfan68 More than 1 year ago
This is a fun, touching story that will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. It is wonderfully written and paced with likable characters and many surprises. Although the story takes place over two days, it felt longer to me. I love the Las Vegas setting and the feeling that anything can happen. I highly recommend this book and hope Ms. Meredith will give us Six's story. ARC received from Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review.
grandmareads102 More than 1 year ago
Can Seven use her seven rules for seduction to win the man of her dreams? When successful romance author Sevannah Michaels makes a bet with Blake Turner, a workaholic salesman, that she can make him fall for her in a weekend, the battle of the sexes begins. Blake doesn't respect Seven or her career. He thinks love and HEA are for saps and he doesn't hide his distain. It took me awhile to warm up to him. Seven is sexy, seductive and determined to defend her writing and her readers. Her love life may be disappointing, but she believes in love. When these two are together, you know that your in for a wild ride. Their attraction is amazing, but so is their stubborn attitude. They won't back down. Neither of them want to lose. I enjoyed their snappy banter and their take no prisoners attitude. Las Vegas and the Romance Lovers Convention highlight their battle. I enjoyed this fast-paced, romantic story. MK Meredith has a nice, light touch for love. I sided with Sevannah and wanted Blake to realize that he needed her in his life. This story was great fun!
Lori-Gonzo More than 1 year ago
3.5**** This was a story filled with a whole lot of action in a short amount of time. I thoroughly enjoyed the first meeting between Blake and Seven. I love the "just play along" scenes in books. They are usually very humorous and very foreshadowing of the heat that is to come to the couple. And they had a few doozy of encounters. Their interactions throughout the weekend that they met were very rollercoaster-like and frequent. Blake was a definite cynic but highly attracted to Seven. Seven was a hopeless romantic, by nature as well as profession, and very attracted to Blake. They were cute with the back and forth flirtations and then the abrupt endings to the conversations, and one leaving the conversation with a "what just happened" expression. Overall I liked this story. It was entertaining, had some very sweet parts, some really nice hot scenes, and a very strong instant love connection. I wish I could have had a little more insight into Blake and his story. The scenes between the sisters were golden. I received this book in exchange for an honest review from the publisher.
ReadYourWrites More than 1 year ago
3.5 stars Reviewed by Kim For years, romance authors have been looked down upon by other authors and non-romance readers. MK Meredith has taken those close-minded criticisms and turned them into Seducing Seven. Seven Michaels and Blake Turner are both in Las Vegas to attend conventions for their jobs. Seven is a romance author who has just released Rules of Seduction. While her love life doesn’t exist outside of her BOB, she believes in love and is open to it. Blake is a high end luxury salesman. His father has taught him to never settle, thus he thinks love is fleeting and simply doesn’t exist. When Blake saves Seven from an uncomfortable situation, the attraction is instant. Once Blake discovers what Seven does for a living, he insults her and all romance readers. Seven isn’t one to back down from a challenge. She bets Blake she can make him fall in love with her by the end of the weekend, using the rules from her book. All’s fair in love and war, so let the games begin. Being a romance lover, my biggest issue with the story was the bet itself. I couldn’t believe Seven would actually risk alienating authors and readers by saying her book was nothing but a fraud, written out of desperation for bored, insecure women. What? Ummmm, NO! (Blake, is an arrogant jerk to even suggest such a thing.) For whatever reason, I wasn’t overly invested in or truly made a connection with Seven and Blake. I did like them as well as the other characters in the book. What I loved was the way they pushed each other's buttons. Neither is willing to back down from what they believe, but they are also surprised by their feelings. To paraphrase the book, I love the way MK has managed to weave two very different people together and have them play off their differences. After all, that does make for a good romance. I’ve said this before, there’s something about MK Meredith’s writing that draws you in. What that something is, I have no idea. I just know I have to know where she’s taking the characters and readers. This is the second book I’ve read by her. And while my reviews aren’t glowing, MK manages to keep me wanting more. Seducing Seven mixes humor, passion, friendship, and love to bring a story that’s entertaining. **Received a copy from Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest unbiased opinion.**
Splashesintobooks1 More than 1 year ago
This is the ninth novella in this series but they are all standalones, you really don’t need to have read any of the others to still have a laugh at the events in this delightful addition to the series. Whilst attending the Romance Lover’s Convention in Las Vegas, romance writer Sevannah Michaels has a stalker, a man determined to apply the rules from her latest novel to win her love. Desperate to escape him, she kisses the tall, handsome stranger in the elevator and asks him to play along - and he does! He’s luxury goods salesman, Blake Turner, who doesn’t believe in love and, when he hears about her writing, claims all romance is fake and nonsense. The result - a challenge is thrown down, which both accept. She’ll make him fall for her before the end of the convention. They agree terms and the fun begins! This is a lovely, light hearted, quick read. All the action takes place over the long weekend, so it is quite rushed but still packs in humorous moments as the feisty writer and the man who doesn’t believe in love endeavour to win their bet. Will only one of them win or will both of them win a chance at having a HEA together? This is a quick but highly entertaining read, a great novella to escape into! Thanks to the author, publishers and NetGalley, too for provided an ARC for me to read in exchange for this, my honest review.
Anlenhart1 More than 1 year ago
Seven is a sexy romance author, who is in Las Vegas for a conference. She meets Blake Turner at the hotel. He is in town for an interview and they are instantly drawn to each other. When Blake insult romance authors and reader, she challenges him to a bet, that he will be seduced by the end of the weekend. They agree to spend time together and that's well things start to get interesting. Will Seven seduce Blake or she be caught in a trap of her own making? I liked this fast, sexy novella. Seven was the perfect mix of vamp and angel. I loved Blake's grow over the story and am happy to read more books by this author. I was given a free copy for an honest review by netgalley.com
IreneC More than 1 year ago
3.5 stars I really enjoyed reading Seducing Seven. The storyline was fun and enjoyable. Loved both Seven and Blake, they were fun and very likable characters that pulled you into their story from the first page. This was a quick read that left me full of happy feels.
EWright16 More than 1 year ago
Seven is a romance writer who doesn't have much luck in the romance department herself. Blake is all business, all the time. His father has killed his faith in romantic love and commitment. A chance encounter and a hasty bet throw these two together and pit romantic against cynic. This story was just okay for me. I found Blake to be more annoying than sexy and Seven was so wishy washy I couldn't really care what happened. It was a quick, easy read and it was entertaining to some degree. Fans of romantic comedies in particular will enjoy this one.
BooksnKisses More than 1 year ago
NUMBER OF HEARTS: 4 This was a very cute, fun and quick read. I started reading think I would read just a few chapters and a couple hours later I was finished. I really like Seven and Blake. They are both awesome, stubborn and don’t like to lose. I loved how these two met (makes me want to hang out by the elevators more often) to the firework show on the roof to the speech that Blake gives. It was a very sweet story. I am very glad that I pick up a copy of this story. I would like to request that Six get a story!!!! Just sayin’ MK. Six needs a story too. :) Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley & Entangled Publishing, LLC in exchange for an honest review. This review is my own opinion and not a paid review.
MELHUTCHINSON More than 1 year ago
This was a cute story and I though it ironic that it was about a romance writer and her readers/followers. Such a clever idea since that is the audience that would be reading this story. I love the way that M.K. Meredith kept you wondering who was going to come out on top of the bet as well. At one point I thought I had it all figured out and then things suddenly changed and I didn't. I love that!! Seven is a romance author that is attending a conference in Vegas and has a run in with Blake, a salesman that is there for a job interview/meeting as well. When Blake calls Seven out and says that her writing and HEA are just for romance books, Seven bets him that she prove to him what is in her books and make him realize that he has the wrong perception about her and her readers. Blake takes the bet and it is on from there. The sparks begin to fly between the two and they are out to one up each other, but suddenly things begin to change for Seven. Seven realizes that Blake is the type of Alpha male that she writes about and she can not resist him. Blake had no idea that Seven would be so irresistible and pretty much throw herself at Blake from the beginning. Seven thinks that she has lost the bet, but at that point she does not care. Suddenly, Blake is giving in and saying that she won but she will not take that for an easy way out. The back and forth keeps up and then Blake thinks that he has been played. You need to read this story to see how things end for Blake and Seven. True love actually does play a factor in their decision and makes both of the realize that if it hadn't have been for the bet, they would never have found each other. M.K. Meredith's writing is so smooth and keeps you flipping the pages to see what ends up happening. Thanks for a great read and I look forward to more from you!
missalicia2013 More than 1 year ago
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review... Sassy, fun, and steamy read. Sevannah "Seven" Michaels is a top selling romance writer. She is in Vegas for a fun meet a greet conference with fans when an over zealous fan try's to corner her. What's a girl to do? Blake Turner is in Vegas for meetings and a job interview with his company, like Seven his star his on the rise, and he did intentionally mean to become a knight in shining armor. Blake saves Seven from her fan and Blake jaded soul that he is really can't get away fast enough until Seven makes a wager with him....She could make him fall in love with her in two days using the "rules in her romance book". They added some stipulations. They both decided Game On! Blake moved his room to the one next door to Seven to make it more convenient to the situation and they exchanged room keys. The next morning Seven wastes no time starting her seduction of Blake as she enters his room to greet him before his meeting with coffee. They battle back and forth each trying for the upper hand as they try not to lose their heart in the process. Seven calls in reinforcements and Blake try's an underhanded trick of his own. Will this just be a weekend fling or will it be a losing battle? Is there love outside of a romance book?
Bette313 More than 1 year ago
Very enjoyable read! The writing, characters and storyline made this a fun easy read that completely entertained me. Seven Michaels is a romance writer in Las Vegas for a writers convention. Blake Turner is also in Vegas on business. When Blake insults not only the type of books Seven writes but also the people who read them, it's game on! How dare he. In the heat of the moment she throws out a bet. They bet that she can make him fall for her using the seven tried and true rules she put in her last book. Yep game on!! This one is great, I highly recommend it.
Sarah_Ballance More than 1 year ago
Betting on romance in Vegas? I'm in, and I loved it. A romance author who quite literally wrote the rules of seduction goes up against a salesman who shamelessly insults the entire industry makes for quite a coupling, and they don't disappoint. Playing dirty takes on a whole new meaning as they hedge their bets in a sexy little tango that goes from banter to the bedroom in a hot hurry. And let's not forget the boardroom, where Blake puts an interesting twist on Seven's take on seduction that was both clever and a sleight of hand by the author, leaving no doubt who the real victor would be, no matter how much a certain character felt otherwise. (Forgive the evasiveness on my part, but I don't want to leave any spoilers.) But even with the inevitable end in sight, nothing could prepared me for what happened. Because the ending...OMG, it was to DIE for. The way Blake responded to Seven's rules was pure, poetic romance. I don't see how every woman in the room didn't fall to her knees, swooning. (That might sound like an exaggeration, but nope. It was that awesome.) This is my first read by MK Meredith but it won't be my last. SEDUCING SEVEN is a fun, flirty read with plenty of banter and hardball--just what one might expect from a couple of strong, determined characters who play their bets in Sin City...and win.
Lashea677 More than 1 year ago
Sexy, witty and entertaining. A romance writer with something to prove goes toe to toe with a smart alecky salesman. Falling in love has never been so appealing. Received an ARC of Seducing Seven by MK Meredith.