Saturday, December 19, 2015

Review: Scored by Lily Harlem

Book coverScored by Lily Harlem
Purchase link: Amazon

My rating: star star star star star

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Okay, so I eat, sleep and breathe football and reporting the beautiful game is my dream career. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have time for a major crush on the England captain, Lewis Tate. The bloke is sex on legs, hot with a capital H. Add in his awe-inspiring talent, his brooding good looks and what’s not to lust after?

So my excitement is sky-high as I set off with the official press team to cover England’s battle for the European Cup. But when a series of unfortunate, or as it turns out fortunate events, attracts Tate’s attention my way, who am I to say no?

Add in a misogynistic manager, an over-zealous colleague, two blue silk ties and some incredible ball-handling skills and it becomes clear the road to victory, for me, will be an intensely erotic journey. Determined to savor every moment, I hang onto my sanity as best I can while living the fantasy and wondering if it can ever become reality. Because once Lewis Tate has taken me to heaven and back, its clear no one else will ever compare.

Please note Scored will end at approximately 90% on your Kindle, you will then find information about the author plus several bonus chapters from other works. Enjoy!

It has come to my attention that I have been very remiss in my book reviewing duties when it comes to one of my all time favorite books and my number one book boyfriend, Lewis Tate. It seems while I have done a video book review for Scored, I never did a written one and I'm here to rectify this appalling lack of a review.

Where do I even start with this book? It's probably one of the sexiest books that I've ever read and one that I've reread at least 4 or 5 times. Every time I want something that really sizzles I pick up Scored by Lily Harlem. Why? because Lily writes erotic romance like no other author I've ever read. She brings her characters to life and she makes you feel what they feel every step of the way.

With Scored, I loved Nicky as she is making her way and trying to make her mark in the man's world of sports journalism. It's all about the game for her and when she is commanded by her boss to dig up the dirt on the players she's been sent to cover, she refuses. Instead she focuses on the game and in doing so gains the attention of the delicious team captain Lewis Tate. Nicky is one of the most likable heroines I have ever read. She's got integrity, she's sweet, she's nice and she finds herself in a rather clandestine relationship which brings back many memories of my own courtship to the love of my life. I guess that's part of the reason why this story resonates so much with me. There are many elements of the story that are a reflection of my life which brings back some very lovely, very nostalgic memories.

Which brings me to Lewis Tate, all round sexy as all get out, team captain and general nice guy. That's the thing about Lewis. He's a nice guy and when Nicky asks him why he is visiting her, I loved his very simple and endearing response. "I'm just a guy who likes a girl, Nicky. That's why I'm here." How do you not love that response from a guy, who then goes on to say, "It's been a long time since I've met anyone who's been my last thought as I"ve gone to sleep and my first thought each morning." He's a sexy athlete with endless stamina, and he's willing to go to many lengths and break a few rules to be with the girl he's fallen for. It all just makes my heart melt.

I adore this story. If anyone asks me to recommend a sizzling hot erotic romance or asks what my favorite erotic romance is, the answer will always be Scored by Lily Harlem.

Lily, just remember, I saw him first and I've got dibs! I'm not sharing. Tell the other girls to back off and go find someone else! Thank you for writing such a delicious man.

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About the author

auLily Harlem lives in the UK and is an award-winning, multi-published author of contemporary erotic romance. She writes for publishers on both sides of the Atlantic including HarperCollins, Totally Bound, Xcite, Ellora’s Cave and Sweetmeats Press. Her Hot Ice series regularly receives high praise and industry nominations.

Before turning her hand to writing Lily Harlem worked as a trauma nurse and her latest HarperCollins release, Confessions of a Naughty Night Nurse, draws on her many experiences while nursing in London. Lily also self-publishes and The Silk Tie, The Glass Knot,  In Expert Hands and Scored have been blessed with many 5* reviews since their release.

Lily writes MF, MM and ménage a trois, her books regularly hit the #1 spot on Amazon Best Seller lists and Breathe You In was named a USA Today Reviewer’s Recommended Read of 2014. Her latest MM novel is Dark Warrior.

Lily also co-authors with Natalie Dae and publishes under the name Harlem Dae - check out the Sexy as Hell Box Set available exclusively on Amazon - The Novice, The Player and The Vixen - and That Filthy Book which has been hailed as a novel 'every woman should read'.

One thing you can be sure of, whatever book you pick up by Ms Harlem, is it will be wildly romantic and down-and-dirty sexy. Enjoy!

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  1. Deanna, thank you so much for taking the time to review Scored and I'm thrilled you enjoyed Lewis and Nicky's story :)

    Lily x