ARC Review + Tour: Rusty Nailed by Alice Clayton

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ARC Review + Tour: Rusty Nailed by Alice Clayton
Rusty Nailed

3.5 Stars

Book Info

Released: 24 June 2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: Cocktail #2
Pages: 384


“…the book I am reading is Rusty Nailed and as well as being little romantic and a little sexy, it is also pretty darn hilarious.” ~ Under the Covers

Wallbanger and Pink Nightie Girl other wise know as Caroline and Simon are back and officially a proper grown up couple following the events of the first book in this series, Wallbanger. But that isn’t the end of the story, with crazy friends, a disappearing boss and a Wallbanger intent on nesting Caroline has plenty to keep her on her toes.

Picture this, relaxing in garden, sun shining down on me with an ice cold strawberry daiquiri in one hand, Sir Percy the Paperwhite in the other, perfect. Of course you need to ignore the weird snorty laughy noise that keep emerging, but I can’t help it, the book I am reading is Rusty Nailed and as well as being little romantic and a little sexy, it is also pretty darn hilarious.

Rusty Nailed is the second book in the Cocktail series by Alice Clayton and follows the same couple, Simon and Caroline, in Wallbanger, the first in the series we saw them get together and now in Rusty Nailed we see them testing their togetherness and merging their lives together. With funny, sexy and sweet results.

I can guarantee if you liked the first book you will like this one, they have the same kind of odd ball humour, which I enjoyed immensely and as it is a book about the same couple it was all very familiar. I think if I had just finished Wallbanger maybe I would have found this a little too familiar, but I hadn’t so it was comforting to slip back in with a couple I already know and love.

This was a great summer read, fantastic for lazing about and having fun with and I can’t wait to check out whatever Alice Clayton has to show us next.

*ARC provided by publisher

WallbangerBook 1 Rusty NailedBook 2 ScrewdriveredBook 3 Mai Tai'd UpBook 4

Wallbanger: Amazon Barnes & Noble | GoodReads Our Review
Rusty Nailed: Amazon Barnes & Noble | GoodReads
Screwdrivered: Amazon Barnes & Noble | GoodReads
Mai Tai’d Up: Amazon Barnes & Noble | GoodReads


About Alice Clayton

Alice Clayton is a novelist with an unholy love for her KitchenAid mixer. Making her home in St Louis, she enjoys gardening but not weeding, baking but not cleaning up afterwards, and is trying desperately to get her long time boyfriend to make her an honest woman. Hi sweetie!!

After working for years in the cosmetics industry as a makeup artist, esthetician, and national educator for a major cosmetics company, Alice picked up a pen (read laptop) for the first time at 33 to begin a new career, writer. Combining her love of storytelling with a sense of silly, she was shocked and awed to be nominated for a Goodreads Author award in 2010 for her debut novels, The Redhead Series.

Alice has penned three novels, The Unidentified Redhead,The Redhead Revealed, and coming soon in November 2012, Wallbanger. She thinks you should purchase them immediately. She’s not kidding, not even a little bit. Everyone needs some comedic erotica in their lives. She is hard at work on the third book in The Redhead Series, set to release in Spring of 2013, continuing the saucy and sexual escapades of everyone’s favorite couple, Jack and Grace.

Additionally, Alice loves spending time with her besties on Not Your Mother's Podcast, make sure you check them out at or over on iTunes. 3 women rushing towards their forties still acting like teenagers. A saucy little mix of sex, love, relationships, pop cultural, celebrity gossip and All Things Jake Ryan.

Alice enjoys pickles, Bloody Mary’s, 8 hours of sleep, and a good pounding.

Finally Alice would also like all her readers and listeners to help her convince Mt. Alice that the only other thing that would make her truly happy is finally bringing home a Bernese Mountain Dog. She is totally serious. And done talking about herself in the third person...


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Amy R

Thanks for the review, I am very excited to read Rusty Nailed and see what’s been going on and I need a Clive fix.

Betty Hamilton

Great review. I think I would love this book!

Sharlene Wegner

Loved the first book! Looking forward to reading this & the rest of the books in the series!

Barb Hill-Kidd

I am excited for book 2. I enjoyed the humor in book 1 and want to see how this interesting couple merge


I have got to read wallbanger!


Thanks for the review

Jenny Dauksa Schaber

I’m so excited to read this one. Thanks for the review.