She needs to move forward with her life,
but how can she when Carson still owns her heart?
Bad Boys After Dark, #3
Bad Boys After Dark, #3
by Melissa Foster
The Book Junkie Reads . . . Review of . . . Carson (Bad Boys After Dark, #3) . . . Hell bent on getting her man back. Tawny embarks on her last chance to determine if a second chance is what she needs or one she can do without. Carson Bad has been the bad boy of her heart for a decade. She ran from him once. Now, this time she runs to him. The second chance comes with more than she or Carson could have ever imagined. The past had to be rehashed to make sense in the here and now. Carson and Tawny deserves to find out what changed their world.
I have wanted more of Carson. Now I have his story and there was nothing left wanting once I finished. Carson’s story is part of a series but can most certainly be read as a standalone. If you are new to the series pick it up and enjoy. If you are already a reader of this series, then you must read Carson’s story. Him and her will keep you on your toes through their past and connecting again in the present. Sometimes second chance chemistry can burn much hotter.
Bad Boys After Dark series:
Mick – Bad Boys After Dark, #1
Dylan – Bad Boys After Dark, #2
Carson – Bad Boys After Dark, #3
Brett – Bad Boys After Dark, #4
As the founder of a multimillion-dollar international security business, Carson Bad exposes secrets for a living. He knows better than to forge relationships built on them. But for years he did just that with his best friend, and secret lover, Tawny Bishop. She brought a sense of calm and understanding to his life–in and out of the bedroom. Until one fateful night when a knock at the door changed everything.
Tawny is no longer a naive college student. She’s a sought-after perfumer living in Paris. She has plenty of resources at her fingertips, and lots of lonely nights to think about the only man she’s ever loved–the one she ran away from all those years ago. She needs to move forward with her life, but how can she when Carson still owns her heart?
Maybe showing up in the middle of the night unannounced isn’t the best route to unraveling the past and figuring out her future, but Tawny has played it safe for ten long years, and it’s only made her long for the man she never should have walked away from. Now she’s back in Carson’s life, and he’s determined not to make the same mistake twice. If only he knew what that mistake was…
With her heart in her throat, she lifted her gaze, and lost her breath at the sight of the strikingly handsome man who had once been her lover and best friend standing a few feet away with his brother, Brett. She’d met Brett once when he’d come to visit Carson at college.
Her attention moved swiftly back to Carson, and she was unable to look away. His white dress shirt was rolled up to his elbows, revealing muscular forearms, and tucked into perfectly tailored dark slacks. He was broader now, tall, and sturdy. A big, beautiful man with the classic good looks of a 1950s movie star. He raked a hand through his short hair, laughing at something Brett must have said. His familiar laughter made her knees weak.
Please look over.
No. Don’t. Her heart might explode.
Wait. Yes, look over.
What was she doing? She was a professional, educated woman. She should not be weak-kneed over the sight of a man. But apparently her body didn’t get the memo, because her pulse skyrocketed, and she could barely breathe. She gripped the handle of her suitcase tighter, using it for balance. Carson turned, his chiseled features softened by the hint of a five-o’clock shadow. Their eyes connected, and his brows knitted, his jaw tensed.
Disappointment clutched her. Didn’t he recognize her? Or did he? Was he angry? She should walk away, but she was pinned in place by his riveting gaze.
Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes steamy contemporary romance and contemporary women's fiction - perfect beach reads - with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page.