Bad Boy Valentine (The Hard and Dirty Holidays #2)
by Celia Aaron
Published December 25th 2015
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Source: own copy
In a flutter: Super Steamy!!
Jess has always been shy. Keeping her head down and staying out of sight has served her well, especially when a sexy photographer moves in across the hall from her. Michael has a budding career, a dark past, and enough ink and piercings to make Jess’ mouth water. She is well equipped to watched him through her peephole and stalk him on social media. But what happens when the bad boy next door comes knocking?
Full Disclosure: This short story contains a virgin, instalove, and a super hot book boyfriend with a possessive streak. It can be read in one sitting
WorldBuilding: This story takes place in and around Jess and Michael’s apartment.
Characters: The main characters in this novella are Jess and Michael. Jess has always been a shy girl but when it comes to her neighbor Michael, she seems to lose her head. Tongue tied and heart racing is some of the symptoms she has whenever she sees him through her peep hole but she wishes they could be more. Suddenly it seems like her dreams are coming true when he finally makes a move and they fall head over heels in love, but how much do they really know about each other? Can Jess and Michael finally have a real relationship? Or will past misdeeds prove the beginning of their end?
Plot: This is a romance between Jess and Michael.
Writing: This novella is written in first person points of view of Jess and Michael. It is a standalone story.
Curb Appeal: This cover is complete eye candy and I love the colors! The blurb is short and sweet but gives just enough to entice the readers!
Ultimately: I enjoyed this short little story! It was steamy, slightly stalkery, and sweet! Celia Aaron always brings her A game and I love all of her stories! All in all, if you are in the mood for a possessive alpha male and heroine who actually had a heart of a lion then come check out Bad Boy Valentine!!!
I couldn't have said that better myself! Reading is huge passion of mine. And I'm glad that books not only expand my world view but that they bring the wonderful people who created them into my life. You can always find me with a book and an eclectic mix of music on. I am a HEA junkie extraordinaire! I am a Beta reader, who loves helping authors bring their characters to life. As well as an avid romance reader (every and anything ;D) turned aspiring author.
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