Saturday, July 19, 2014

**BT & Giveaway** Under Contract ~ The GEG Series ~ Jacquelyn Ayres

Book: Under Contract
Author: Jacquelyn Ayres
Genre: Erotic Romance/Erotic Humor

Charlotte McKendrick is your typical thirty-something stay-at-home mom. She has three beautiful children, a loving family, special friends, and the most wonderful, adoring husband. Her life is a dream. Er . . . let’s try this again. Charlotte McKendrick is not your typical thirty-something stay-at-home mom. Yes, she’s got three beautiful children, a loving family (all of them lingerers—you’ll see), and her friends are special, all right! As far as her wonderful, adoring husband, what a joke! That bastard abandoned her and the kids six months ago. Now, she will do anything she can to survive and provide for her children. Even if it means signing on the dotted line . . . Mitch Colton is the CEO of Colton Technologies. Most of his year is spent traveling around the world, bringing companies the latest innovations in automobile technology. He doesn’t have time for a traditional relationship and the BS that comes with it. He doesn’t do the “marriage” thing, the “kid” thing, and he certainly doesn’t do the “falling in love” thing. All that said, he still wants someone to come home to. Someone who will offer everything he wants, and nothing he doesn’t. He realizes loyalty paired with these kinds of demands won’t come cheap. No problem. What he doesn’t realize is that once Charlotte McKendrick signs that dotted line, he’ll be paying with a lot more than money.

A classic, sweet, charming novel about a mother who will go to extraordinary lengths to care for her children. And the man who thinks he's getting what he wants, when in reality, he's getting everything he needs. 

Upon signing the contract, Charlotte second guesses her decision to be Mitchell's mistress. Then the thoughts of her kids, her home she may lose, and all she's had to give up cements her decision to follow through. Charlotte is a wonderfully likeable character with her sweet quirks and laugh out loud disposition. 

Mitchell just wants someone to come home to. He doesn't want all the fuss that comes with relationships, he just wants someone waiting for him, someone to keep him warm at night. He realized the moment he sunk into Charlotte for the first time that he was getting more than he bargained for. Mitch does the typical male thing and fights those little voices in his head that tells him she is the one. He fights it until life is knocking some sense into him - as well as everyone around him! 

Jacquelyn Ayres has a great novel here. A funny, laugh-out-loud romance that will leave the reader wanting more of Charlotte and Mitch's story. I'm anxiously awaiting to see what the next GEG novel will bring. I'm sure it will be a laugh!! 

I am a domestic engineer (born and raised in NJ) whose sole responsibility is to guide three young, impressionable kids into becoming phenomenal adults. This challenging yet rewarding work requires a lot of love (coffee), patience (wine), and determination (periodic exorcisms). I work this magic from the beautiful state of New Hampshire.
Before becoming a domestic goddess (not really), I spent over a decade in the medical field, where I wore more hats than the Queen.
I have loved the written word and the great escape it provides since I was a little girl. When I wasn't reading about people and the places they lived, I was creating my own characters and adventures. 
Finding myself again through my writing in The Lost & Found Series, The One, and The GEG Series has been nothing short of a dream come true. Also, it makes people feel better when I laugh randomly or talk to myself, knowing it's my characters and not "the voices" . . . that would be creepy. 

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