Author: Tessa Bailey

MAKE ME by Tessa Bailey

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MAKE ME by Tessa BaileyMake Me by Tessa Bailey
Series: Broke and Beautiful #3
Published by Avon Genres: Contemporary, Erotic
Reviewed by Joy

Russell!!!!! Yes yes yes yes. Once again, Ms. Bailey has given us a hero who has earned my heart. I have been waiting for Russell’s story since, Chase Me. We have watched Russell love Abby from afar. His friends want him to declare his love to her, put them both out of their misery and I thoroughly agreed with them : )

 

Russell has friend zoned himself with Abby, the love of his life. He believes he isn’t good enough for her, for you see, Russell is blue collar and thinks that unless he can provide Abby with the material things in life, then he is unworthy of her love. His Abby was raised in luxury and her money intimidates him. Abby is stronger than Russell gives her credit for, she is handling a situation that is breaking her down both mentally and physically. For reasons of confidentiality, Abby is unable to share with her friends why she’s working endlessly, both night and day.

 

Watching Russell struggle with hiding his love of Abby, being there for her and doing anything in his power to make her happy endeared him to me. My heart hurt to see him continuously fight those around him and his own pride as he fought his feelings for Abby. Once Abby realizes that she has feelings for Russell, she decides that for once in her life, she will go after what she wants. Russell doesn’t stand a chance, mwahahahahaa.

 

Tessa is famous for her dirty talking Alpha heroes and in Russell, she didn’t disappoint. Russell is an Alpha male with a sensitivity that made me fall in love with him from the very beginning of Make Me. The love scenes between Russell and Abby were heart pounding, erotic and sexy. I eagerly, impatiently, anticipated Russell and Abby’s story, not only was Make Me worth the wait, Russell goes into my list of top three Tessa Bailey heroes.

 

We catch up with couples from the other books in the Broke and Beautiful series throughout Make Me. Ms. Bailey makes sure that the couples are integrated into the story line without them taking over. It is why I love her books, we get to read about previous characters we’ve come to love without forsaking the existing characters. I hated for Make Me to end as I have such a love for Russell but it was definitely a very satisfying, sizzling and emotional read. Thank you Tessa, for writing such a great hero in Russell and ending out the series with a bang.

OWNED BY FATE by Tessa Bailey

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OWNED BY FATE by Tessa BaileyOwned by Fate by Tessa Bailey
Series: Serve #1
Published by Entangled Publishing, LLC Genres: Contemporary, Erotic
ReviewedbyMiranda

Caroline Preston and her friend enter New York City’s famous BDSM club Serve with the intention of checking out the debauchery within.  Caroline is a serious journalist determined to hate everything the club stands for.  She is driven by the fact that her brother wants to turn the family’s famous magazine into a read for the sexually adventurous. Caroline is not ready to see her family name become synonymous with sex!

 

Jonah Briggs is the proud owner of Serve.  He takes his job very seriously.  It is his job to make sure Serve is a safe environment for those who love to take their sexual proclivities to the next level. When he spots the beautiful Caroline at the bar he is drawn to her.  This is something that has never happened before and he wants to explore the reaction.  He will have his hands full convincing Caroline to give him a chance.  Jonah may open her eyes to a whole new world.

 

Tessa Bailey has the sparks a flying high between Caroline and Jonah in Owned By Fate!  I’ll be honest I wasn’t so sure I was going to like this book from the blurb.  There are a lot of BDSM club books out there today and they were starting to run together.  However, I was pleasantly surprised by Ms. Bailey’s first foray into the Serve world.  There is a great solid story behind Owned By Fate.

 

Jonah and Caroline have scorching chemistry from their first meeting and it only gets hotter throughout the book.  Caroline and Jonah are both proud people looking for acceptance so you can guess they are going to butt heads regarding the state of her family magazine and his club.  I found this part of Owned By Fate to be both intriguing and sexy.  It’s a compelling, delicious treat.

 

Tessa Bailey turns up the heat in the boardroom and beyond in Owned By Fate.

 

RISKING IT ALL by Tessa Bailey

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RISKING IT ALL by Tessa BaileyRisking it All by Tessa Bailey
Series: Crossing the Line #1
Published by Entangled Publishing, LLC Genres: Contemporary, Suspense
ReviewedbyMiranda

Seraphina Newsom is working undercover trying to find the gangsters responsible for her brother’s death. She may be a bit in over her head but she will do whatever it takes even put her life in danger.  Suddenly, she finds herself alone in the middle of the most dangerous part of New York City.

 

Bowen Driscol is the reluctant gangster forced to take over his father’s criminal empire. Bowen isn’t exactly excited about his new gig. He is less excited when the NYPD blackmails him into protecting a newbie undercover agent gone rogue.  However, Bowen never counted on the way Seraphina would make him feel. Now, he will do whatever it takes to protect her.

 

Tessa Bailey’s Risking It All is racy seduction.  Seraphina and Bowen are both suffering emotionally in their own ways.  They need each other to heal their broken souls but they don’t realize it at first.  In fact, they go through quite a bit of drama.  Bowen and Seraphina are both strong-willed and eager to complete their own agenda. They both have to decide what is most important to them before the danger catches up to them. Risking It All is a thrilling passionate read.

RISKIER BUSINESS by Tessa Bailey

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RISKIER BUSINESS by Tessa BaileyRiskier Business by Tessa Bailey
Series: Crossing the Line #.5
Published by Entangled Publishing, LLC Genres: Contemporary
ReviewedbyMiranda

Ruby Elliott is finally on the right track and more importantly happy.  She has left her life as a con and pool shark behind for the sexy NYPD Detective Troy Bennett.  For Ruby and Troy it was lust at first sight.  It may have seemed like a match made in hell in the beginning but in the end they fit together perfectly like two matching puzzle pieces.

 

Their happiness is about to be tested.  Ruby and Troy face the return of her father.  The man that taught her how to cheat and steal for a living is back with an offer she cannot refuse.  If Ruby plays one last game and wins her father will tell her the identity of the mother she’s never known.  This drives a wedge between Ruby and Troy because he doesn’t want her to have anything to do with her father.  However, Ruby can’t let this chance pass her by and Troy sees that as her not trusting him.  Will Ruby and Troy let the test drive them apart or bring them closer than ever?

 

We last saw Ruby and Troy in His Risk to Take from Ms. Bailey’s Line of Duty novels.  Unfortunately, their HEA didn’t last very long which I makes sense because there was a lot from Ruby’s past left unresolved.  Ruby has spent most of her life conning people out of their money with her father.  When her father walks back into her life asking for a favor Ruby is conflicted but resolved. Ruby and Troy are a couple with staying power and it’s a good thing because they are being pushed to their limits in Riskier Business.

 

Ruby is still tough as nails but I like seeing her lean on Troy a bit.  They still sizzle in and out of the bedroom but its the emotional scenes that stick out. I look forward to reading more in Bailey’s new Crossing the Line series.

PROTECTING WHAT’S THEIRS by Tessa Bailey

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PROTECTING WHAT’S THEIRS by Tessa BaileyProtecting What's Theirs by Tessa Bailey
Series: Line of Duty Novella
Published by Entangled Publishing, LLC Genres: Contemporary, Erotic
Reviewed by Miranda

Ginger Peet and Derek Tyler are heading towards different stages in their relationship.  They are happy living together and Ginger has some special news for her Lieutenant but he refuses to listen.  Derek closes Ginger out instead of sharing the truth with her.  A bad guy returns to Chicago and Derek thinks putting distance between himself and Ginger is the right move.

 

Ginger’s insecurities return the longer Derek is absent from her life.  She starts to think the worst.  If Derek and Ginger don’t share the secrets they are keeping, this relationship could have a disastrous end.

 

This novella is a follow up to the first Line of Duty novel from Author Tessa Baily, Protecting What’s His.   Protecting What’s Theirs is a fantastic follow up to Ginger and Derek’s love story.  I absolutely love this couple.  While the sex is absolutely sinful in the most sensational ways it’s Ginger’s vulnerability & quirkiness combined with Derek’s dirty talking Alpha “she is mine” attitude that brings this reader back for more.

UNFIXABLE by Tessa Bailey

UNFIXABLE by Tessa Bailey

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HIS RISK TO TAKE by Tessa Bailey

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OFFICER OFF LIMITS by Tessa Bailey

OFFICER OFF LIMITS by Tessa Bailey

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ASKING FOR TROUBLE by Tessa Bailey

ASKING FOR TROUBLE by Tessa Bailey

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