(Tall Dark And Texan #1)
Author: Kate Meader
Length: 253 pages
Rating: 5 Stars
A sexy category romance from Entangled's Brazen imprint...
He'll make her an offer she can't refuse...
Actress Tess McKenzie is performing in the Tenth Circle of Showbiz Hell-dinner theater. All she really wants is to start a theater of her own. Then Tess receives an offer she can't refuse. She'll get her funding...if she pretends to be the fiancée to her nemesis, Texan property tycoon Hunter Dade. If she's going to pull this off, she'll need all the luck she can get. Break a leg, indeed.
On the verge of a big business deal, Hunter needs to hire a fiancée. He hasn't quite forgiven Tess for ruining his wedding, but when their chemistry goes from combative to straight-up lust, the "no sex" clause in their mutually beneficial arrangement is tested. Which is a serious problem, because if Tess isn't careful, she'll go from breaking a leg to breaking her heart... Goodreads
Acting my ass! There is no way that an attraction as intense as the one searing the pages of Kate Meader's Even The Score can be anything less than soul-shatteringly, heart-stoppingly, panty-soakingly, authentic.
This blue collar Texan, and his blue blooded "lady of the stage" may begin their "fiancee farce" under terms that are anything but 100%...shall we say...above the belt. But it soon becomes very clear that Tess McKenzie and Hunter Dade share a passion that is REAL HOT!
Not one to leave even the smallest detail unaddressed, authoress Meader hits readers with a very intense and interconnected back story involving both Hunter and Tess. As well as very personal and heart-wrenching family dramas, designed to further endear the couple to each other and to their readers.
Though the scenes transition seamlessly, and dialog flows as easily as water from a fresh mountain spring. The ever present desire that these two share is what truly makes this novel work.
Nothing about this novel reads over done or forced, and the pacing is perfect for reading in one sitting.
Even The Score is the first novel in the Tall Dark, and Texan series, and this reader can wait to read more!
I love this book!