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In Too Close (Holiday Heat #1)

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Friends with benefits…

The Deal: Elizabeth Anders and best friend Bradley Hunt made a pact—if they were both single at thirty, they would add a "naughty benefits" package to their friendship. Now it's time to seal the deal…and it's going to involve much more than just a kiss!

The Dilemma: Elizabeth is all about The Career. No relationships, no complications. Still, the cha
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 21st 2014 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2014)
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Nov 08, 2015 Carmen rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: No One
Recommended to Carmen by: Harlequin
This is one of the most irritating, frustrating books I have ever read in my entire life.

Two people who have a relationship spend the entire novel being weak-ass, pathetic-ass, whiny-ass, wishy-washy, mealy-mouthed pussyfooters who can't make a *&^%ing decision to save their lives. You know when people's lives are near-perfect and they just invent problems for themselves unconsciously because they are bored? Yeah. That's what this couple is like.

At first I could take the whining, hesitant,
I received an advance copy in exchange for an honest review.
Elizabeth was dedicated to her career and didn't want a relationship to get in the way. Bradley didn't think he was capable of love and was just as competitive as Elizabeth. They had been friends since college and made a pact that if they were both still single at 30 they would become friends with benefits.
I really liked this book. I loved the way Elizabeth grew and came to realize that she can have it all, career and a relationship if
Angela Hodkinson
Nov 11, 2014 Angela Hodkinson rated it really liked it
I usually don't read books in the full out romance genre, but I have before, so I decided to give it another try. This book was amazing and hot of course. It was full of conflicting emotions, about what the characters wanted from each other. The plot was amazing. I'm glad I gave it a try. It's definitely one of my favorite groups. Now Bradley will be in my fantasies!
Nov 27, 2014 Wendy rated it really liked it
Recommended to Wendy by: Goodreads Giveaways
Shelves: romance, chick-lit
"In Too Close" which I won through Goodreads Giveaways is a delightful romantic cat and mouse game between Elizabeth (Lizzie)Anders and her friend Bradley Hunt whose hearts have to take a leap of faith before they can experience true love. At thirty the two have decided to act on their "friends -with- benefits pact" never expecting that the taste of the kiss they shared years ago at Lizzie sister's wedding would explode into a passion neither can walk away from.

Katherine Garbera sets the stage
Nov 25, 2014 Carole rated it it was ok
Shelves: blaze, did-not-keep
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Miniseries: Holiday Heat

I know people like these two and their story reminded me of how vulnerable my friends really are. They hide it well behind their hard exterior and single-mindedness. I'll try to remember to cut them some slack when I really would like to tell them to open up your dang eyes and see what you have! Looking forward to the next book. :) ~Kim
Joy Strother
Jan 03, 2015 Joy Strother rated it it was amazing
I thought this was a great book.I couldn't put it down.I think Bradley isa very sexy man.The story is romantic and I loved that.The only thing is I was hoping Bradley would find his father.I was really wishing he would find his father.Overall I really likes this book and I recommend it to anyone.
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Katherine Garbera is the USA Today best-selling author of more than 75 books for Harlequin Desire, Harlequin Blaze, Harper Impulse, Tule Publishing and Kensington Brava. Her books have been featured in magazines such as REDBOOK (11/98)and have even been featured on the large JumboTron in Times Square, and excerpted in COSMO (7/10). She has been nominated for RT Book Club's career achievement ...more
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