Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Accidentally on Purpose by L.D. Davis Review:

Goodread Book Blurb:
Emmy thinks her boss Kyle Sterling of Sterling Corporations is a jerk.

So, she sleeps with him.

Emmy tries to put the mistake behind her, but then finds herself snowed in with Kyle. As the snow builds, so does the heat in the house between the two. The problem is that Kyle has a steady girlfriend that he is unwilling to break up with. Emmy cuts Kyle off and starts dating Luke. Even as their relationship takes off, Emmy is finding Kyle hard to shake. He is blatant in his feelings and desires for Emmy, putting her in an awkward situation. She tries hard to resist Kyle, but deep down inside Emmy's motives are shady. When Emmy succumbs to her hidden feelings for Kyle without setting Luke free, devastating consequences ensue.

In addition to her two men, Emmy daydreams about doing violent things to her loud mouthed, opinionated mother.

With some humor and sarcasm, and of course, some tequila, Emmy's world will flip upside down as she deals with the results of "accidentally on purpose" falling for two men at once.

Genra - Adult/Contemporary Romance/Woman's Fiction

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The Review:
First off, let me say how much I loved the main character, Emmy. She was a smartass, she had spunk and she was fun. Then I wanted to strangle her… then I wanted to hug her… then I envied her… then I wanted to strangle her again… and finally I felt happy for her.

Emmy is a PA for her boss, Kyle, at his company Sterling Corp. where he is notoriously knows as dickhead. He treats everyone in the office like his own personal punching bag, including Emmy who seems to take the brunt of his anger. So she’s surprised to find him searching her out at a bar she owns one night after a particularly stressful day. But instead of the surly ingrate she’s used to, he apologizes and they commence to get drunk together which leads to an unhealthy affair. He’s her addiction and she’s his. Their relationship is intense and passionate and on some occasions, toxic. However, the author does an incredible job making you like Kyle. Then in walks Luke, a wonderful and caring man who turns Emmy and Kyle’s affair into a triangle. It gets messy and convoluted but this story draws you in and holds you tight. The chemistry between Kyle and Emmy and between Luke and Emmy never falters and at one point I literally couldn’t decide which paring I liked best. Things take a dark and twisted turn and you can’t help but feel for Emmy even though she brought a lot of the complications on herself. I went through a myriad of emotions reading this book, ranging from love, dislike, hate and adoration.

The Wrap Up:
This book was a powerhouse of emotional angsts and I totally loved every minute of it. Its definitely one I’ll re-read.



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