When I think that I have gotten a handle on M. Never’s ridiculously incredible talent, she always manages to throw me for a loop. She’s written about the dark dirty that men do and women who are some of the strongest I have ever read. Still I didn’t expect this. Strip Me Bare is something so heartfelt yet complex and absolutely spellbinding.
It certainly doesn’t hurt that there’s a hot stripper with moves that rival Magic Mike.
Alana Remington is a good girl from old money. She’s been given every opportunity but is missing the one thing that she has always longed for – the unconditional love of her father. Since losing her mother, he has been all that she had but he has kept her arm’s length. Unlike her uncle and cousin who have done everything they can to show her the true meaning of family, Judge Remington feels that he must shield himself from emotions and has endeavored to make sure that Alana is steeled and prepared for the future. All of that changes the summer she meets him. Ryan Pierce changes everything. He’s sexy, steamy and completely devoted to her happiness. She gives him everything. Then he’s gone.
Fast forward five years and Alana is preparing to finish college and enter law school. She never expected to see Ryan again and there is he in the flesh. Literally. Ryan is Jack The Stripper at a club called Culture and just as beautiful, just as electric as he ever was. Ryan is shocked to see the love of his life in the club, but for him, nothing has changed. He still loves her, still wants her, still needs her so desperately in his life. But Ryan has a history and a past filled with regrets. A poor boy from New Jersey, he has made decisions to protect the only thing he has -his family, dysfunctional as it is. Now that he has a second chance, he cannot ruin the chance to have her and his career. He knows the dancing and its pitfalls won’t last forever, that it’s simply a step in his plans for the life he is determined to give Alana.
The odds are certainly stacked against them. Knowing her father holds all the cards to her future, Alana and Ryan have to make hard decisions. Alana’s heart is filled with insecurities. Ryan’s sense of obligation to his family will either destroy him or destroy his fragile reunion with Alana. These two experience as much angst as they do elation. Add to the mix intense passion, soul shattering heartbreak and a bond that defies wealth, societal norms and family influence.
This was a fantastic second chance romance! The romance of it sizzled. The swoony alpha hero and his strong sensational leading lady branded my heart. Even filled with a lifetime of hurt, Alana is amazing. This is the tremendous story of a young man determined to have true love and redemption despite the circumstances of his past and the consequences of the chaos. I turned the pages praying and hoping for his happiness, still knowing trouble wanted to infringe on his second chance. I didn’t want this one to end even as I turned the pages as fast I could to get more of this delicious romance! I was hungover and disoriented for days after finishing this book. It’s just that good.
Great job, lady!
Five Second Chance Stars!
“I may have had more lovers than you, and I may take my clothes off for countless women, but you are the only one who can strip me bare.”
Do you ever stop loving someone just because they’re gone?
Five years ago, Ryan Pierce disappeared from Alana Remington’s life without a trace. He was the one she gave her heart to, her soul to — and her virginity to. So, imagine her surprise when she finds him dancing at one of NYC’s hottest male revues as ‘Jack the Stripper.’
Ryan never stopped loving Alana, and now that she has serendipitously dropped back into his life, he’s vowed never to lose her again. But being together has its costs, and challenges Alana isn’t sure she can handle. She finally has Ryan back. But how in the world is she supposed to share the love of her life with half of the women in New York City?
Strip Me Bare is a second chance, standalone romance. It contains angst, heat, humor, heartbreak, and one seductive male stripper who will not only have you handing over your panties, but also your heart.
You’ve been warned.
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