Gorgeous Taylor Carr is all about her career in advertising and not so much about her feelings. Freelance writer and bartender Nick Ballantine seems to be an expert at pushing Taylor’s buttons taking her from cold to hot. The sparks coming off of these two might just burn down the walls they have erected around their hearts!
Grudging attraction, sarcastic put downs and lots of sizzling pheromones converge for one entertaining read in I Knew You Were Trouble, book four in Lauren Layne’s Oxford series. Taylor and Nick were great nemesis, even better friends and in the end the perfect couple. I would have been more then a little let down if Taylor was not fabulously forthright and lacking an arsenal of killer snark and Ms. Layne’s matching her with Nick who was equally armed with fantastic come backs, intelligence and backbone was spot on. This story’s progression as it was moved along by wit tempered by sadness and a whole lot of good writing was so well put together. Heightened chemistry took over this work from the start and ended with a resolution that felt right and made not only Ms. Layne’s couple blissfully happy but would be hard pressed not to leave her readers high fiving their way to cloud nine.
*I was given an advanced copy. All opinions expressed are my own.*
*While part of a series this work can be read as a stand alone.*