He was a pig, a jerk, selfish, callous, crude, tactless, prone to outbursts and gorgeous. The kind of gorgeous where you didn’t even attempt to hide the fact that you were staring. I knew the type: His entire life he has coasted on his good looks, artificial charm, and sex appeal. Everyone wanted to be on him or be him. I had been hurt by jerks like him before. He was like those guys but far worse.
I was the unfortunate sucker to be offered a gig I desperately needed as his live-in chef for a Summer in the Hamptons. But I wasn’t like the other girls, the models and socialites who came through the revolving door of his bedroom. I would bite the bullet, take the gig, deal with his sexist comments, his expectation that I would fawn over him, and have no problem letting the door hit my ass on the way out when I was done.
But then something unexpected happened that changed everything and I realized that there maybe more to him than the labels I had affixed to his character. Maybe. But if he really wanted me, it wasn’t going to be easy, not like everything else in his life. He was going to have to work, I was going to make him miserable. He was going to hate wanting me just as much as I hated myself for wanting him back.
Heath Hillabrand: International Supermodel. Womanizer.
Gorgeous Rotten Scoundrel.
3 Sweet Stars!
This is my third book of Nina.G.Jones that I have read. I really enjoyed her 'Strapped' series which is dark erotica with suspense and much more. This book of hers was a total change, it's a fun, quick, funny and sweet read.
Sadie is a chef,she is sarcastic and guarded.She thinks hot men can't be trusted with your heart. Having her heart broken by a hot player caused these opinions to form.So what will happen when she has to work for hot, player and international supermodel Heath?
Heath is a rich supermodel who pretty much has it all. Well that's what it seems on the outside but there is a lot more to Heath than he lets on.Money can't buy everything and that's how Heath feels. An incident occurs in which Sadie has to help Heath out and this brings them closer together. She starts seeing Heath as more than an arrogant player. But can anything come from their attraction towards each other? Is this something they should take a chance on?
"Yeah, well now I'm back to six-foot-three and I don't know where anything is in that damn kitchen, so I look through all the cupboards and drawers just to find a goddamn spatula.Then I saw your betrayal: hiding cookies from me.It hurt, I must admit."
This story was pretty straight forward and predictable.Heath was funny and cocky and Sadie was sarcastic. At time they both frustrated the hell out of me I just wanted to shake them and scream 'Get your shit together people!' Wow that sounds really weird but hey it's what I would have said. I liked it but wanted something more added to it. If you like hot quick funny reads this is a book for you ;)
**ARC provided by the author for an honest review**
"You're a big boy," I said, lifting his legs up.
"You're an angel," he murmured, woozy from the booze.
I used all of my might to push him in further, and slipped on the rug, falling on his chest. Our faces were within inches of each other, and yes, there was that pause, that moment of: should we or shouldn't we? But unlike before, he didn't jump at me. He respected me now, and it only made me enjoy him more.
"Goodnight," he smiled warmly.
I meandered back to my bedroom, still heady from the wine. This quiet evening was the most pleasant one I had in a long time and I felt a surprising sting of sadness going back to my room alone.
I lay in my bed, staring at the ceiling, unable to sleep. I missed him. Like Heath, I too didn't want to be alone. I couldn't remember the last time I felt that way. It wasn't just physical, it's that feeling you had as a kid when you met a friend you liked so much that even though you spent all day with them at school, as soon as you got home you would call them up. Or the way you might stay awake as long as you could at a sleepover because no matter how tired you were, sleep was not nearly as enjoyable as the conversation with your friends. I wasn't ready for our time together that night to end.
The wine in my veins made me shameless enough to follow through.
I tip-toed to his room and slowly opened the door. In my gut, I hoped he might be asleep and I would change my mind.
"Is everything okay?" he asked almost as soon as I stepped foot in the room.
"Yes, I couldn't sleep." What the hell are you doing? Tell him you're here to check in on him as his new nurse—yeah, that's the ticket!
"Oh, me neither. It hard with all this crap on me," he said in an amused whisper. He was as close to a mummy as I had ever seen.
"I don't want to be alone tonight."
Meet the Author:
Nina G. Jones was born and raised in Bronx, NY and currently resides in Milwaukee, WI with her husband and two crazy Boxers.
She is the author of the Strapped series, and is currently working on an Erotic Romance, Gorgeous Rotten Scoundrel, slated to be released in Spring 2014.
Nina lives a pretty wholesome life, but is fascinated with the dark side of things and has the mouth of a sailor. She loves watching true crime TV shows and it creeps her husband out to no end. Nina has a degree in Psychology and uses her characters as a vehicle to explore the human psyche.