ARC Review: The Proposition by Jennifer Lyon

Posted May 24, 2013 by Angela in Reviews / 9 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
ARC Review: The Proposition by Jennifer Lyon
The Proposition
by Jennifer Lyon

5 Stars


Released: February 22, 2013
Series: The Plus One Chronicles #1
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance
Pages: 123
Format: ARC
 

 

 

I am very impressed with this new to me author. She gave a perfect blend of romance, suspense and quite bit of steam factor. She literally had me hooked from the first page and kept me intrigued until the very last page.” ~Under the Covers Book Blog

The Proposition is an exhilarating start to The Plus One Chronicles series. Ms. Lyon wrote a story of two people who has had a difficult past and though they survived, both have not fully healed. Finding each other has just given them an opportunity to move forward and maybe giving themselves a chance at happiness.

Kat Thayne had learned to keep herself safe by avoiding crowds. She has found comfort in baking and keeping herself out of any prying eyes. Who can blame her? She was brutally mugged six years ago and again finds herself defenseless to another attack. Luckily, Sloane Michaels, ex-UFC fighter happens to interrupts and saves her. Sloane, the alpha male that he is, feels the need to claim her *cough* I mean protect her… from then on, he just can’t stay away.

Right from the beginning, you know that Kat had great fears due to her past. She was determined to live her life in seclusion but when the opportunity came, she was more than willing to move on. I was intrigued on how Ms. Lyon was going to break her out of that shell. Ultimately, she had given her a powerful tool…Sloane.

Let me tell you, watching Sloane give her that power back was exhilarating and inspiring. And I have to say, sexy as hell! Oh yes, There were several panty-dropping scenes that just leave you with no choice but swoon over this bad boy. He’s a hot billionaire UFC fighter for God sakes. As soon as the first scene where he takes off his shirt (to save Kat from muggers), I knew he belonged to my book-boyfriend-list. He is sexy, strong, possessive, protective, rich, determined and every other cliché you can think of that an alpha male can possess. Sloane Michaels is an alpha male personified and I love him!!!

I am very impressed with this new to me author. She gave a perfect blend of romance, suspense and quite bit of steam factor. She literally had me hooked from the first page and kept me intrigued until the very last page. I do have to mention that there is a bit of cliffhanger at the end. There will be unfinished business that will need taking care of and I cannot wait what Ms. Lyon has installed for Kat and Sloane.

Ms. Lyon knows what she is doing. She is not a newbie by a long shot. Having written several PNR and Mystery books under her belt which I totally plan to explore. Her work will definitely be an auto buy for me from here on. Speaking of which, The Possession (The Plus One Chronicles #2) will be out soon and THAT installment I expect to be good if not better.

*ARC provided by publisher in exchange for my honest review

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About Jennifer Lyon

Jen lives in Southern California where she continually plots ways to convince her husband that they should get a dog. So far, she has failed in her doggy endeavor. She consoles herself by pouring her passion into writing books. To date, Jen has published more than fifteen books, including a fun and sexy mystery series and a variety of contemporary romances under the name Jennifer Apodaca, and a dark, sizzling paranormal series as Jennifer Lyon. She’s won awards and had her books translated into multiple languages, but she still hasn’t come up with a way to persuade her husband that they need a dog.

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I am young at heart and a die hard romantic living in California.I am happily married to a man who understands my love for reading, blogging and my book boyfriends. I have two beautiful girls who are also avid readers but forbidden to any of my books.I like running, CrossFit and eat healthy but not necessarily good at it.My motto is “I have the right to choose my calories” and often, my choice of poison is a bag of Flammin’ Hot Cheetos.

I coblog and review here at Under the Covers and occasionally review for Hot Listens.I love to read PNR, UF, Contemporary, New Adult, and Romantic Suspense. Occasionally, I will venture to Erotica, BDSM reads and rarely Historical Romance. There are some sub-genres that I don’t always enjoy, but I’m open to stepping out of my comfort zone.For the most part, as long as there’s a hint of romance, I’m pretty much in.
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9 responses to “ARC Review: The Proposition by Jennifer Lyon

  1. Glittergirl

    I agree Angela. I loved this book. It was not quite what I thought it would be but then again I was pleasantly surprised. I believe this might be a trilogy following their relationship. Check out Goodreads for thumbnails of the future books and release dates =)

  2. Bube

    The cake on the cover looks delicious 😀
    Sounds good this book,looking forward to read 🙂

    Thanks for the great review Angela 🙂

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