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Positive. With two little lines on a pregnancy test, everything in Lizzy Rollins' ordinary life is about to change forever. And all because of one big mistake in Vegas with Ben Nicholson, the irresistibly sexy bass player for Stage Dive. So what if Ben's the only man she's ever met who can make her feel completely safe, cherished, and out of control with desire at the same time? Lizzy knows the gorgeous rock star isn't looking for anything more permanent than a good time, no matter how much she wishes differently.
Ben knows Lizzy is off limits. Completely and utterly. She's his best friend's little sister now, and no matter how hot the chemistry is between them, no matter how sweet and sexy she is, he's not going to go there. But when Ben is forced to keep the one girl he's always had a weakness for out of trouble in Sin City, he quickly learns that what happens in Vegas, doesn't always stay there. Now he and Lizzie are connected in the deepest way possible...but will it lead to a connection of the heart?
Finally we have Ben's book! I was mid way through another story when this book landed on my kindle so I dropped it like a hot potato and dove in. Isn't it annoying when you start a really anticipated read in your lunch break and then you have to go back to work when all you can think about is getting back to your book?! Needless to say this book was completely inhaled in one day.
Lizzy is little sister to Ann (Mal's 'pumpkin') and has had a huge crush on Ben, the sexy, bearded bass player in Stage Dive. Ben likes Lizzy, is very attracted to her but knows she is off the menu. He would never live it down if he made a move on her. They do however develop a great friendship and regularly keep in touch, especially when Ben is on the road touring.
After one drunken night in Vegas they give into their desires and it leaves a lasting impact that will change their lives forever. In Lizzy's ideal world these two would ride off into the sunset and live happily every after. She would love for Ben to feel the same way about her that she does for him. As for the influx of hormones invading her body...
'One of those big hands ran over his short hair and I swear my sex
wept in gratitude at the sight. I was out of control.
If he fondled his beard I might faint.' - Lizzy
Ben is the guy who just blends in and for him being in the band is all about the music, he doesn't want or need the rock star lifestyle. Everyone else in the band seems to be settling down and setting up homes whilst he is just happy being Ben. He is stunned with the news that is about to flip his world on its axis. This is completely unexpected and he needs time to adjust. Maybe this is one of those unexpected blessings in life?
"You're giving him a place to belong, things to plan for, a life outside of all
of this. Idiot didn't even realise that he needed it, but he does.
You're grounding him. No one else has given him that in a long time." - Sam
Being with a woman carrying his baby makes Ben see everything in a different light. His protective instincts seem to just kick in and nothing becomes more important to him. He just needs to take that final leap of faith and stop ignoring what his heart is telling him.
I loved being back with the Stage Dive family and I must pay special mention to Mal, every time he featured in this story he completely stole the scene! This has been such an incredible series and Kylie please give us more when you can find time in your busy schedule, it would be awesome to take a glimpse back into the Stage Dive world one day.
I give this 5 stars
'Every love, every relationship, was different. And no way could anyone who wasn't on the inside understand how that couple worked.'
His laughter, it didn’t really sound the smallest bit amused. “Christ. You’re done here.”
“Ah, no. I’m actually not. Now see, this is where we have a problem.” I folded my arms. Then unfolded them because like fuck I’d look defensive. He was the one in the wrong, not me. “You’re not prepared to take me, or my feelings, seriously. What you want is to hide away in Mr. Too Cool for Commitment land and just play with my affections when it suits you. Okay, I’ve accepted that. But none of that means it’s okay for you to come in here and act like you’re the boss of me. None of it.”
“That so?” he asked, leaning down so that we were almost nose to nose.
“That’s so, baby.” I play-punched him in the shoulder, which it should be noted, I barely came up to. Okay, so maybe the alcohol on a mostly empty stomach had made me slightly/lots braver/sillier. “So why don’t you take your little caveman jealous tantrum bullshit somewhere else. See, I do this funny thing I like to refer to as whatever the fuck I want. Understand?”
He just stared.
“And as pretty as you are with your beard and your muscles, you are too damn tricky and . . . complicated and shit for me.”
“Yes, you are. Are you finally seeing my point here?”
“Excellent. So take your hotness elsewhere, kind sir. I want no part of it!” Huh. I had so told him. Drunken bravado was the best.
Kylie is a long time fan of erotic love stories and B-grade horror films. She demands a happy ending and if blood and carnage occur along the way then all the better. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and one delightful husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.
Kylie is represented by Amy Tannenbaum at the Jane Rotrosen Agency, New York.