Never mix business with pleasure. Never bring politics into the bedroom. I can't say I wasn't warned...Two years after I took Jackson Ruteledge as a lover, he was back. Walking into a deal I'd worked hard to close. Under the tuteledge on Lei Yeung, one of the sharpest businesswomen in New York, I had picked up a thing or two since Jax walked away. I wasn't the girl he once knew, but he hadn't changed. Unlike the last time we'd drifted into each other's lives, I knew exactly what I was dealing with...and how addictive his touch could be. The inner circle of glamour, sex and privelege was Jax's playground - but this time, I knew all the rules of the game. In the cutthroat business world, one adage rules all: keep your enemies close and your ex-lovers closer...


Sylvia Day's Afterburn/Aftershock combines in one paperback for the first time the debut title from the Cosmo Red-Hot Reads eBook series, Afterburn, along with the sequel Aftershock.

Afterburn/Aftershock - Sylvia Day

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Being totally honest I was a Sylvia Day virgin before Afterburn/Aftershock. I do have a pretty good collection of her books too, but as surprising as this may sound I read a few reviews that basically said her and Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James had very similar writing styles so I stayed clear as I hated the Fifty Shades books. Shooting myself in the foot here, but reviews can be wrong for some people, we're all completely different with what we want aren't we?


Anyway, moving on. Afterburn/Aftershock is a wonderful series. Short, on the ball and completely sexy it has you wanting and needing more. I absolutely loved the fact that the plot was based on more than just sex and to be fair it was a pretty strong one too. A lovely story of family values and romance.


Being brutally honest here and possibly being too picky Afterburn did start of a bit too slow for my liking, it heated up brilliantly and then gradually pulled me in slowly, sexily into a crashing game of will they, won't they? Aftershock, is more focused on the story side of it all, by god it's still hot and has your pulse racing, but it worked brilliantly that way and balanced the two books out perfectly.


I can't really say much as I don't want to give to much away, but if you're looking for something a bit on the raunchy side, but still has substance behind it then this is definitely something for you. Sharp, full of suspense, and erotically fascinating.She's not called the queen of Erotica for nothing.


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