Blog Tour + Review – One More Time (Hollywood Heat, #3) by Laurelin Paige

ONE MORE TIME by Laurelin Paige is NOW LIVE!

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Designer: Letitia Hasser from RBA Designs

Release Date: May 2, 2018

Synopsis

A scorching, heart-tugging new standalone by New York Times
bestselling author Laurelin Paige!

Ten years ago, we were the toast of the town.
Tanner’s acting career had just begun. He was hotter than the stage lights, and twice as captivating. The gorgeous Australian A-lister was everyone’s teenage dream. And he’d picked me. Or so I thought, until he proved to be as false as everything else about Hollywood. Now I’ve finally scored the perfect opportunity to star in a major film. The kicker? Tanner will be my co- star. I don’t know if I can do this one more time….

Right now, we’re the talk of the town.
Jenna’s even more beautiful than she was the last time we were together. And just like before, I can’t keep my hands off her. She still doesn’t know the truth. The secret of what really happened back then. Now I have the length of this shoot to convince her to rewrite our script. But if I have her one more time, will once ever be enough?

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Review

NO SPOILERS!

One More Time was a sexy and sweet standalone contemporary romance in the Hollywood Heat series, and I really enjoyed it! The storyline and characters were great, and I loved Laurelin Paige’s writing style.

   Tanner and Jenna were wonderful and I really liked them and their story. I enjoyed their personalities and how their relationship progressed throughout. The sexual chemistry between them was red-hot, and definitely not lacking in the steam department. I really enjoyed reading the book from both Tanner and Jenna’s first person POV, and most of their banter and interactions with each other. I’ll be honest, it took me a while to warm up to the story and characters. Maybe it was just me and the mood I was in, or the fact that I’ve read a few other Hollywood inspired romances recently, but One More Time was missing something special that would have put it over the top. Don’t get me wrong, I still really enjoyed the concept of the story and the characters, but it just didn’t have the wow factor that would have made it a five star read. With all of that being said, One More Time was still an enjoyable and entertaining read, and I’m glad I gave it a chance. The last few chapters were by far my favorite, and I loved the conclusion to Tanner and Jenna’s story. It was perfect and made me very happy, both for them and as the reader.

   One More Time was a sweet and immensely sexy standalone in the Hollywood Heat series, and if you love the second chance trope and Hollywood inspired romances, then I would highly recommend it! Laurelin Paige did a great job with this book, and even though it was missing a little something special for me, I was very pleased with the outcome to Tanner and Jenna’s story. I’ve certainly enjoyed the Hollywood Heat series, and I’m definitely looking forward to reading more from this author!

ARC received in exchange for an honest review.

4 STARS

Excerpt

“Today meant nothing,” I say. “Our past is in the past.”

“Totally in the past. But when I’m working with you…”

I feel myself inch closer to him. “… what?”

“Sometimes I can’t tell where we leave off and our characters begin.” Is he sitting nearer than he was a few seconds ago?

“I know. I feel the same way,” I confess, and then I’m definitely moving closer to him. Definitely staring at his lips. We’re like two magnets. Simply telling them to stay apart never stops the pull.

“But that’s the job, right?” he says, and his eyes are on my mouth now.

I nod. “We have to put everything aside and just focus on the work.”

“Right. Yes. I can do that.” He’s so close we’re almost touching. Then he reaches his hand out and places it on my thigh. I feel a chill run up my body, and I close my eyes. The warm, heavy feeling of his hand is so familiar and so exciting at once. “Can you do that?”

The honest answer is that I don’t know. I open my eyes and find him staring at me. I get lost in his stare. For a moment, we hesitate.

Then the next thing I know, my lips are pressed against his and his tongue is finding its way inside my mouth. I don’t know who started it, but neither of us can deny this is what we both want in this moment. Have wanted since this afternoon. Maybe since we first saw each other outside craft services two weeks ago.

He cradles my face between his hands and shifts me closer, as though afraid I’ll break our connection.

But I’m not going anywhere. I want more. I swing my leg over to straddle him, so I can press my hips into his pelvis. I groan when I feel how hard he is, groan with the need that’s already built up unbearably between my thighs. I rock back and forth, desperate. Only a few scraps of cloth stand between us, but they’re enough to frustrate me.

He stands up, me still astride him, then he tosses me onto my back in front of him. He kneels on the ground, and I’m lying on the couch of my trailer looking up at the ceiling, and a part of me is wondering how the hell this happened again. But a much louder part of me doesn’t want it to end before we’re both naked and screaming out all our unresolved anger in orgasm.

Before I have time to register what’s happening, I feel Tanner’s fingers creep up my thighs and under my panties. He plays with me, teasing before he plunges two fingers inside my body.

I gasp in surprise and delight.

This. This is what I need.

I let my thighs fall farther apart, giving him all the access he wants. Tanner dances and swirls his fingers around, first deep inside me and then up to brush my clit. I grip the couch, nearly paralyzed in anticipation. My legs begin to shake, and I can’t remember my own name anymore. All I can think about is how incredible this feels, and how, improbably, he’s become even more talented at touching a woman over the years. Holy shit.

I’ve never been fingered like this before.

He leaves one hand to work every centimeter of my clit then takes the other and dances it up and down the inside of my thighs until I’m crying out. His free hand covers my mouth, but that doesn’t help. It isn’t until he stills that I quiet, although my hips are still rocking greedily, trying to get what I want from his fingers.

“Sshh,” he says, “Someone might still be around.”

“I don’t care,” I moan, and, in the moment, I swear I don’t. Let everyone hear how glorious this is. Tanner grins as he presses his fingers back inside me, bending them and twisting them, showing off more moves that get my body pulsing and my pussy soaking wet.

I’m going to come. I’m so close. “Fuck, Tanner, yes…”

“Yes,” he growls, and that’s all it takes to send me flying over the edge into ecstasy.

… just as someone knocks on the trailer door.

 

About the Author

Laurelin Paige

USA Today and New York Times Bestselling Author Laurelin Paige is a sucker for a good romance and gets giddy anytime there’s kissing, much to the embarrassment of her three daughters. Her husband doesn’t seem to complain, however. When she isn’t reading or writing sexy stories, she’s probably singing, watching Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead, or dreaming of Michael Fassbender. She’s also a proud member of Mensa International though she doesn’t do anything with the organization except use it as material for her bio. She is represented by Rebecca Friedman.

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