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by Lorelei James
Released: November 9, 2010
Series: Rough Riders #10
Published by Samhain Publishing
Jessie McKay has accepted her marriage to Luke McKay wasn’t perfect. After two years of widowhood, she’s ready to kick up her bootheels—until Luke’s younger brother shows up to spoil her fun. But if Brandt thinks she’ll ever take orders from another McKay male, he’s got manure for brains.
Brandt McKay has avoided his sweet, sexy sister-in-law ever since the night he confessed his feelings for her weren’t the brotherly type. Unexpectedly faced with proof of Luke’s infidelity, Brandt is forced to ask for Jessie’s help in taking care of Luke’s young son. Jessie agrees on one condition—she wants Brandt’s boots exclusively under her bed for the duration.
The sexual heat that’s always simmered between them ignites. Brandt is determined to make the temporary situation permanent, proving to Jessie he’s a one-woman man. And Jessie is shaken by feelings she’s sworn never to have again for any man…especially not a McKay. From Goodreads
You know what they say, it is always the quiet ones…! Well this book is a whole testament to that statement! Brandt is a quiet, nice guy on the outside, on the inside he is a sexy passionate man, who has been in love with Jessie since he first saw her. Unfortunately for both of them, she chose the wrong brother.
I really liked seeing them come closer together as they both look after the child, and seeing Jessie realize that Brandt might just be the perfect man for her. He is protctive and responsible, a perfect gentlman, but in the bedroom (or the sofa, the kitchen…) he is shows her passion that she has never really had before.
Like all the other Rough Riders books, this is HAWT, with plenty of dirty cowboy sex which just begs to be read again and again. But it was also sweet watching Brandt and Jessie falling in love was a treat.
We were also introduced to another side of the McKay family, as we seem to have run out of McKay brothers and I imagine they will be the subjects of the next books in this series and I cannot wait to read about them.
Annnnnd I will stop myself there, before I start waxing lyrical about my love of historical romance and fantasy as well; no one needs to know about my elf fantasies. As you can tell, I adore and day dream about most romance genres, and my three big loves are 1) reading about romance 2) writing about romance and 3) talking about romance with my gals. Which, is why I love Under the Covers so much, I get all my bookish needs satisfied and don’t get judged when I talk about my favourite characters like they are real people. Which they are right?