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Between the Sheets

3.55  ·  Rating Details ·  232 Ratings  ·  29 Reviews
How do you have a life when everyone in America thinks you gave the president-elect a fatal heart attack during an illicit sex romp?
Emma Jamison never thought she'd have to answer that question, but here she is, smack dab in the middle of a political scandal that would make Monica Lewinsky blush. Trouble is, nobody believes that Emma wasn't the call-girl who killed the pre
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Forever (first published 2008)
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Passion For Pages
Jun 06, 2012 Passion For Pages rated it liked it
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3.5 stars

Let me start by throwing two words at you: weenie starch. Even if I had hated the book that little nickname for Viagra would have made the read worth it. But I didn’t hate the book. It was fun and flirty, even with the eye rolls I had to throw in every now and then.

I loved, absolutely loved Dorothy! The witty, flirtatious, sexually empowered elder was the hit of the book in my opinion. And when you mixed Harold, her confused yet so sweet
Christi Snow
Sep 14, 2012 Christi Snow rated it it was amazing
My Review:
Oh wow, this was such an amazing story, but what made it so good was the fact that Emma could be you or me. She was a normal person living a normal life, even if she was a slight over-achiever, but one simple event ruined everything. She became the most infamous person in America and everything about her life fell apart and she did not do a single thing that she was accused of, but she never got her trial to prove that.

Emma had her own, very successful, business providing temporary
Oct 02, 2012 Vox rated it liked it
Schadenfreude. My favorite word. Oh, how I derive joy from the misery of others. And by 'misery,' I mean the "you brought this on yourself, you horny bastard" variety, not poverty or hunger.

So I looked forward to reading this book, because it offers an element of schadenfreude. Emma Jamison is a butler. She owns her own temporary butler business providing butler services to those who need it. Hired to work one weekend at a New Orleans mansion whose owners are out of town, she watches as the gues
Beth Cutwright
Jul 21, 2014 Beth Cutwright rated it it was amazing
What a fun book Between the Sheets by Robin Wells was. I borrowed this book from my mother and it was a lovely romance. Published in 2008, this was a character driven read. The main character Emma Jamison, had it all together. She was orderly, owned her own business, provided housekeeping services to high profile clientele, and in the blink of an eye, lost her reputation and her business, all because she was caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. Can you relate to a life altering change in ...more
Maria Elmvang
Jan 29, 2008 Maria Elmvang rated it it was amazing
It's a nightmare come true. Instead of continuing her lucrative career as a Butler, Emma Jamison suddenly finds herself having to pick up the shatters of her reputation, move away from her home, and start afresh in a small rural town after being at the wrong place at the wrong time means everybody thinks she's the girl who gave the president-elect a fatal heart-attack during an illicit sex-romp.

Unfortunately moving away changes nothing. Everybody is still convinced of her guilt, and as she has a
Christa Sigman
Jan 13, 2016 Christa Sigman rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2016
This book is not smutty even though the cover and title would make you think it would be. I was intrigued by the premise and I have to say I was not disappointed. While the writing is quite formulaic - let's be honest that is what you would expect from a book that looks like this - it is actually super interesting. Funny, romantic and a little mystery thrown in - I really enjoyed a lighthearted, easy read.
Aliaa El-Nashar
Feb 26, 2014 Aliaa El-Nashar rated it liked it
When I first saw this book in NetGalley I loved the cover. But not only that, the synopsis sounded really interesting. In addition to that, the title sounded really good, so before I knew it I had requested the book and looking forward to reading it.

There's such a thing as being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Emma Jamison learned that the hard way as she was tending to a job, which happened to include the president-elect. She was working as a butler in the house the president-elect had ch
Sep 14, 2012 Marquetta rated it it was ok
Between the Sheets is a cute romance where the supporting characters were more interesting than the main ones.

Emma's life has been destroyed after she mistakenly identified as the woman who had sex with the President-elect who ends up dying of a heart attack. Emma loses her business, her good name and her good reputation. Trying to put the scandal behind her, Emma moves to a small town in Louisiana to be closer to her grandmother and to try and live her life in anonymity. The thing is, even smal
Jaime Arkin
2.5 stars -

Everyone in America thinks that Emma Jamison was having an illicit affair with the president-elect when he died. She's become infamous for something she didn't even do and no one believes her.

She decides to move to small town Chartreuse, Louisiana to live in her grandmother's house. With grandma moved into the local old age home, she settles in, but still can't seem to escape the speculation and disapproval of the local residents. When her grandma starts dating the father of Max Duva
Apr 09, 2009 Margaret rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
After having the misfortune of working as a butler in the house where the president-elect died of a heart attack while having sex with a call girl, a scandalous reputation follows Emma Jamison everywhere she goes. She was shoved out the door during the emergency, half-dressed because of a missing button, and now the whole world believes Emma was the woman in bed with the president-elect when he died. Unable to clear her name, she heads for the small town of Chartreuse, Louisiana, hoping to start ...more
Kathleen J
Oct 08, 2012 Kathleen J rated it it was ok
This book had great reviews and a great premise so I was hopeful. But I was disappointed. The idea that a relatively conservative woman would be mistaken for a call girl who had sex with the president is a very funny idea.

The heroine is chilly, uptight and doesn't have good sense. The author gave the h a dog and had her do nice things for residents of a nursing home trying to make her sympathetic. But I really couldn't like her---she was unbending and always halfway ready to go off on a rant or
Sep 22, 2012 Ryan rated it liked it
First warning, this book quickly dates itself. Before its republished it I think these things should be fixed. Our lead drives a new silver Saturn (not made any more), Oprah still has a show, and other small things just throw the story off. Emma Jamison is a butler. It is her job to get a big New Orleans house ready for a visit from the President Elect. When something goes wrong, she is escorted out of the house in a barely buttoned dresses for safety precautions. Pictures in the press leave the ...more
Feb 24, 2009 Marci rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Angela
Shelves: romance
Really light hearted good contemporary romance. Emma Jamison is a temporary butler working at a house the President is staying at. When the President has a heart attack and dies she gets mistaken for the call girl. She can't escape the media so she moves to a small town where her grandma lives and tries to start her life over. Then she meets Max Duvall who is running for DA in the small town she's moved to.
Oct 22, 2012 Sandy rated it really liked it
I wasn't 100% sure I really wanted to read this book, but I'm really glad I did. While my heart broke for Emma every time she was rejected or picked on, I also loved the humor in the story. Emma's grandmother is a hoot, although the mixed metaphors did get a little old after a while. Overall though, fantasic read.
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Aug 23, 2012 BBMoreB ~ marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Thanks to the publisher, Grand Central Publishing, and NetGalley for the chance to read this early!

Review Coming Soon!!!

Disclosure: This ebook was provided to me free of charge through NetGalley for the sole purpose of an honest review. All thoughts, comments, and ratings are my own.
Claudia Irene
Jan 26, 2014 Claudia Irene rated it liked it
Shelves: owned-book
This book is quite good. It's a full on fantasy book about a girl who struggle with flase publicity, and a handsome district attorney who wanted to prove that she is inocent. This story is romantic but u=not quite leave a deep impresion on me.
❀ Crystal ✿ -
Mar 01, 2013 ❀ Crystal ✿ - rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2007-2008
This book was awesome!!! Full of scandal, cute dogs, politicians, call girl's, kinky old people and polka dotted walls. It was really good without even trying and also minus all the kinky sex. All the characters were great and made the story all the more better.
Oct 29, 2010 Luisa rated it it was amazing
This book was the surprise of the month, it was so entertaining. Some histerically funny scenes involving alzheimer patients having a good time in New Orleans, great pace, great dialogue, lovely love story, sad moments and mushy moments. I loved it!
Aug 03, 2016 Linda rated it liked it
Not nearly as tawdry as it sounds. Interesting story of a woman who did not do anything wrong but it is caught up in a national scandal. She tries to put her life back together.
Nov 26, 2014 Sassy added it
Really liked very well rounded good romance funny characters. I like this series. Very cute characters in the senior home.
Susan Mcmanamen
Jun 09, 2009 Susan Mcmanamen rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone who enjoys a fun romance
Recommended to Susan by: kindle list
A very charming book. I'd recommend it to anyone enjoys escaping into a book with quirky characters and a great sense of humor.
May 02, 2011 Latte rated it really liked it
Really cute. Grandma Dorothy just steals the show in this. Read it if only to giggle at her convoluted colloquialisms.
Jude Bown
I love Robin's work. Sassy humor, quick pacing, quirky characters and in this book her characters' compassion handling Alzheimer patients was done beautifully. A fun read you'll enjoy.
Jun 18, 2015 Belle rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
Thoroughly enjoyable! This is a "wrong place, wrong time" story that effects the main character, who wants to clear her name. This book is so good you may decide to read it a second time!
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When Robin Wells sold her first romance novel in 1995, her family celebrated at a Chinese restaurant. Robin’s fortune cookie read, “Romance moves you in a new direction.”
And it certainly has! Robin has since written sixteen critically acclaimed novels that have been translated into eighteen languages. Her books have won the National Golden Heart Award, two National Readers’ Choice Awards, the Awa
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