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After This Night (Seductive Nights #2)

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Their world was passion, pleasure and secrets.

Far too many secrets. But Clay Nichols can't get Julia Bell out of his mind. He's so drawn to her, and to the nights they shared, that he can't focus on work or business. Only her. And she's pissing him off with her hot and cold act. She has her reasons though–she's trying to stay one step ahead of the trouble that's been chasi
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Published May 12th 2014 by Lauren Blakely Books
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Anja
Apr 30, 2015 Anja rated it really liked it
Shelves: series, kinky

THEIR world was passion,
pleasure and secrets



It could be so easy....just when CLAY & JULIA have decided to give this "thing" between them a shot, JULIA's secret threatens to destroy everything.

Can CLAY live with the fact that Julia lied to him?
Can JULIA convince Clay she only did it to protect him?



After This Night was just as HAWT as Night After Night.
Although I absolutely love CLAY's dirty mouth, seeing his softer side made me fall in love with him even more...**sigh**



I also really
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
4.25 - 4.5 More Than One Night Needed Stars!

Great third installment of the Seductive Nights Trilogy! I wasn't quite sure if this was gonna be angsty and lose the erotic edge that the author started. I mean how can the erotica continue when Clay walked away?

Oh silly me...Julia wanted her man too much to just let him go...and Clay was never able to forget his fiery red! So phone heat? yes. Dirty texts and emails? yes. surprise melt your panties show ups? yes. And so you see the erotica was back an
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Vaso
Sep 08, 2015 Vaso rated it it was amazing
I totally loved this book, because it had everything I wanted...
Julia finally revealed her secrets to Clay and Clay showed how much he cares about her through his actions....
The love scene were hot!!! But the thing is that there were feelings that developed their story....
Clay and Julia, you are among my favorite couples by far!!!!!!
Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for honest review

4.5 Lemon Drop Your Panties for Clay Nichols

AfterThisNight

I think I am in need of a Heist cocktail .... I want Clay Nichols on my lips...scratch that I just want him!!! After this Night reaffirms my love for Clay. I love this sweet sexy, dirty talking and panty melting attorney. Ms. Blakely did it once again in this third installment of the Seductive Nights series, she had me begging for more and did not disappoint her fans. This book had it all fr
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GG
May 13, 2014 GG rated it it was amazing
OMFG! Essa série é perfeita -fato!

Admitidamente sou uma pessoa muito crítica e sempre acho (ou procuro) defeitos nas coisas, mas não há o que se falar de Seductive Nights, tudo nessa série me agradou! Tô muito feliz por ter lido (consumido) os livros.


A continuação da história do Clay e da Júlia tem a mesma qualidade dos dois livros anteriores, só que a autora foi além, porque está mais romântico (ou talvez eu tenha atingido um nível mais alto de admiração pelos personagens ao longo da série), cu
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Mara De Guzman
5 “I’m already drunk on Clay” Stars!
ARC received for an honest review
Review on behalf of Give Me Books

“I want you to believe me with the same certainty that you want to fuck me.”

I started my previous reviews on this series gushing about Clay Nichols, now, I’m starting off with Julia Bell.

After keeping her problem all to herself in Night After Night, she decided to take a risk and trust Clay to listen and believe her. Not to help her pay off her debt but more on letting Clay know that she is onl
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Jasmine
5 STEAMING HOT STARS!!

WOW. WOWZERS. The amount of cold showers I would need to get over the scorching heat of this book would be a complete understatement. Lauren Blakely has brew up the perfect cocktail mix of sweet and hot with these two characters.



“I would never do something with you that I felt I had to. Everything I do with you I want to. I have so much want for you I don’t know what to do with it all, but to give you more of it.


After I was left hanging at Night After Night, I straight a
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Sarah
Jan 02, 2015 Sarah rated it really liked it
After this Night is another fabulous instalment in the Seductive Nights series by Lauren Blakely. I really enjoyed the prequel short story and the first book but I'll admit I was a little nervous that Julia would continue keeping secrets from Clay and end up causing unnecessary drama in this book. Luckily that isn't the case and although it takes her a little time to trust Clay she does end up opening up to him and letting him in on her big secret. Of course Clay, being the kind of man he is, wa ...more
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Oh my gosh, Lauren made an explosive and fantastic trilogy come together with the BEST , AMAZING and PERFECT ending.

I was so worried when Night after Night ended.





My entire mind was screaming..NOOOOO don't let this go like this. But Lauren she has a way with writing angst with just the right level of drama. You just know she's not going to torture you to
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Sierra McBride
Don't read this review if you haven't read book 1, Night After Night.


“All or nothing at all. If it's love there is no in-between.”


Stubborn! Clay and Julia are exactly alike in the beginning of this continuation of the Seductive Nights Series. Trying to forget about each other; Clay because he thinks she is a liar. Julia because she doesn't want to involve him in her dealings with Charlie. They are both just going through the motions and trying not to contact one another. That only lasts for
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Michelle
Jul 19, 2014 Michelle rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars.

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After This Night begins just after Clay had left Julia to head back to New York, unable to accept her inability to let him in, to explain why she lied. But the distance isn't enough to erase the memory of her from his head. Already burned by a woman who lied to him, Clay struggles with trusting in a woman that has turned him inside out in just a matter of a few nights.

Julia doesn't want to drag anyone into the mess that has become her life. Keeping everyone in the dark is the only wa
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YaYa
May 18, 2014 YaYa rated it it was amazing
*****4.5 Stars******

I've already thanked Lauren Blakely for Clay&Julia. They have easily climbed the favorite couples list. I love their fights, and their determination, but most of all, I love the chemistry between the two characters. You'd think that the way these two go at it things between them wouldn't work. Oh No. It's the fact that they both can dominate each other in a sense that makes their time together so powerful. Clay has taught Julia to finally Let Go and let me just say: Boy d
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Jen ~ The Literary Gossip
Clay and Julia are one of my favorite book couples – EVER. I want to be couple besties with them. I want to hang out with Julia and have her make me a Purple Snow Globe. It’s not fair that these two only exist on paper. I may be pouting a bit. Okay fine, I’m pouting A LOT. Lauren Blakely has made me a believer in these two. The Seductive Nights series is at the tippy top of my all-time favorites and I don’t want their story to end.

Hot as fuck and sweet as sin… that describes Clay and Julia to a
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D.C. Triana
Nights with Him
Every time I decide this is my favorite book of Lauren Blakely's, I keep changing my mind because she's just that good. I absolutely loved when Michelle and Jack first met, I will definitely get some pointers on how hot flirting can be from them. Michelle is a no-nonsense psychologist and Jack is a dashing and debonair toy salesman...I did say he’s a sex toy salesman, right? Exactly ladies, Jack Sullivan is a former soldier and the sexy as sin, CEO of Joy Delivered, a sex toy comp
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"After this Night" was yet another brilliant part to this erotic series. Julia and Clay were apart and missing the hell out of one another. However, each of them had some soul searching to do and all I kept wondering was, could this couple be together with Julie's secret hanging over their heads?

I was so apprehensive going into this book. I was certain that something bad was going t
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Shayna
The Seductive Nights series by Lauren Blakely is a TOP-NOTCH erotic romance series that will have you begging for more. With the prequel and book 1 doing extremely well, I had NO DOUBT in my mind that I would fall in love with After this Night. Books like these are the reason why I love to read. Lauren Blakely does a fantastic job of feeding my obsession of erotic romance. Heart stopping sex scenes with two characters that will bury themselves in your heart, After this Night will take you ...more
Jennifer
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~~ 5 "Awesome" Stars ~~

After This Night is the conclusion to Clay and Julia's story. What a conclusion it was. I was hooked right from the start. This book takes off right where Night After Night ended. I loved that there was no time loss. Lauren's writing style is flawless!!!! I love how she sucks you into the story and doesn't let go. She creates characters that
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Shreya
May 18, 2014 Shreya rated it liked it
Shelves: cheesy
3.5 Stars

The Blurb:


Their world was passion, pleasure and secrets.

Far too many secrets. But Clay Nichols can't get Julia Bell out of his mind. He's so drawn to her, and to the nights they shared, that he can't focus on work or business. Only her. And she's pissing him off with her hot and cold act. She has her reasons though–she's trying to stay one step ahead of the trouble that's been chasing her for months now, thanks to the criminal world her ex dragged her into. If only she can get out of th
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Patricia  Lee (A Literary Perusal)
The story picks up right where Night After Night left us hanging. A misunderstanding sent Clay running back to New York; back to his life without the woman he has fallen for. The woman he hopped on a plane and flew clear across the country to surprise because he missed her and wanted her in his life. The woman who holds the key to his heart and his happiness, but has secrets that keep him on the outside looking in.

Julia is so stubborn and determined to escape the chains that have encroached on
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Cocktails and Books
May 11, 2014 Cocktails and Books rated it it was amazing
From what I understand, After This Night is he 3rd book in a series. The much-anticipated conclusion to Clay and Julia’s story. I have not read the first two books in this series, however that did not dampen my enjoyment in reading After This Night in the least. It reads perfect as a stand-alone novel. If you had no prior information, you would just assume that this particular book is about two perfect for each other people who made the mistake of splitting up instead of working out their ...more
Emma
Feb 23, 2016 Emma rated it really liked it
These two have quickly become my new obsession, the character development across the series is brilliant. I just can't help getting into the minds of Clay and Julia.
It's like a television programme that I tune into each night, I pick up the book and watch it all unfold.
I must also give a special mention to the long distance relationship emails. They most definitely know how to communicate!
Yiota Misiou
Jul 17, 2015 Yiota Misiou rated it it was amazing
Το απόλαυσα αυτό το βιβλίο!!!
Η συνέχεια και ο επίλογος της ιστορίας της Julia και του Clay είχε όλα όσα περίμενα και μου αρέσουν στις ερωτικές νουβέλες.
Καυτές ερωτικές σκηνές, πάθος, έντονα συναισθήματα,αγάπη, όμορφη ιστορία και το πιο σημαντικό υπέροχους, ολοκληρωμένους χαρακτήρες!
Crystal
May 19, 2015 Crystal rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
LOVED this book! Clay is deliciously swoony!
Kim
May 04, 2014 Kim rated it it was amazing
This begins right where Night After Night left off. Clay and Julia are apart because she is trying to protect him and he can't deal with secrets. So even though they are both emotionally invested and have wicked hot chemistry, they are in a stand off.

Julia is in a big financial mess that threatens her safety. She feels alone and burdened, but she isolates herself to keep it from touching those she cares about like her sister McKenna and the man she wants, Clay.

Distance provides some protection f
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Jessica (Lovin' Los Libros)
May 20, 2014 Jessica (Lovin' Los Libros) rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, adult
3.5/5 stars

Lauren Blakely is one of my go-to romance authors. She writes such likeable characters, creates fun and engaging storylines, and really knows how to bring the steam with her romance scenes. One of my absolute favorite things about Lauren's books is that they are all connected. Her books can be read as stand-alones, but those of us who have read Lauren's other books/series will recognize certain strangers and places in her books and I really loved that about this one especially.

Storyli
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All Romance
May 27, 2014 All Romance rated it it was amazing

MICHELLE'S REVIEW


Lauren Blakely. Will you just come to my house and write me stories about Clay all day long please????

When we leave Julia and Clay in Night After Night- they are hot and heavy but Julia can't unburden her secrets to Clay and he just can't take the lies.


When we see them again here, they just can't stay away from each other and I LOVE IT. Their passion is so hot, I feel like I am right there with them. When they orgasm, I go right there with them. Seriously- get the vibes out pe
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MJ
May 09, 2014 MJ rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014-books
After This Night is quite simply a wonderful and can I say perfect conclusion to Clay and Julia’s story.

Lauren Blakely continues to write well-crafted books that not only keep you completely captivated but encourage you to want more. More of a storyline that is smoking hot off the charts sexy yet at the same time is touching, funny and leaves you smiling broadly after you have read that last word.

And After This Night is no exception. This book picks up right where the story left off in Night Aft
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Give Me Books
May 12, 2014 Give Me Books rated it it was amazing
The story and the romance and the steam go hand in hand in After This Night , perfectly balanced in just the right amounts. This story was just erotic, sexy and it got me all hot and bothered. Lauren had me biting my nails in anticipation of what was to happen next. I love it when a book just pulls me in and have me all excited in so many different ways possible. Every time I read Lauren's books it takes me to another level, like I'm in my own erotic bubble and no one else exist. I just can't ...more
Gretchen
May 12, 2014 Gretchen rated it it was amazing
I could not have asked for a better ending to Clay and Julia's story. I love them!

I think Clay and Julia are fantastic, well thought out characters, and I was immediately pulled back into their world. Their connection and chemistry was so much deeper on an emotional level, it made their passion and commitment for one another even more off the charts! It made for an incredible build throughout the story.

Just like Night After Night, there was major hotness with their dirty mouths and sexcapades b
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~ Becs ~
Oct 29, 2014 ~ Becs ~ rated it really liked it
After This Night is the second book in the Seductive Nights series. It is necessary to have read the first book, Night After Night to enjoy this one. This will not work as a standalone novel.

I confess to being really mad at Clay at the end of After This Night. I do understand his reticence and his bad experience with his ex but his resolute refusal to trust Julia, a woman he has begun to fall in love with really irked me at the end of that book. He should have come over all protective and alpha
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