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One Night Stand

(The Martin Family #1)

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Amanda Martin has the worst taste in men. After being cheated on not once, but twice, she’s lost all faith in men … and in herself. Determined to regain her confidence, Amanda decides to have a one-night stand. No relationship, no promises, no threat of being hurt again … just sex. What she doesn’t anticipate is meeting a handsome-as-sin stranger who will give her pleasure ...more
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Published August 20th 2012 by Liquid Silver Books
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The BookChick
My Rating: ❤❤❤❤
VERY GOOD: The characteristics of a 4 star book include: a great story; I loved the characters; and there was an interesting plot and unique story elements; there may have been a few odd things kept the story from being amazing. I would read it again and I would recommend it to a friend.
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Amanda Martin has the worst taste in men. After being cheated on not once, but twice, she’s lost all faith in men … and in herself. Determined to regain her confidence, Amanda de
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❤️ Dorsey aka Wrath Lover Reviews ❤️
Feb 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to ❤️ Dorsey aka Wrath Lover Reviews ❤️ by: The BookChick
4 Sexy Stars!!

A sexy fun read. Amanda is set on finding a "One Night Stand" after another failed relationship. She meets Joe and her one night turns into several delicious nights (and days). The secondary characters are fantastic, I'm looking forward to Caleb, Alac, and Brandon's books. A big thank you to Bookie for recommending this book to me!!




t'irla ~The Bookslayer~ t'irla's Talk Book Blog
Feb 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Lovers of Contemporary Romance
Recommended to t'irla ~The Bookslayer~ by: Bookie the enabler
*sigh* A wonderfully sexy romantic read with outstanding characters and a heartwarming story...a MUST read.

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Amanda Martin has the worst taste in men. After being cheated on not once, but twice, she’s lost all faith in men … and in herself. Determined to regain her confidence, Amanda decides to have a one-night stand. No relationship, no promises, no threat of being hurt again … just sex. What she doesn't anticipate is meeting a handsome-as-sin stranger who will give her pleasure unli
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Iris
You find out that the man you’ve been dating is sleeping with his secretary. You’ve become a cliché. What’s your next step? That is, aside of from the obvious first step of calling your best friend and get rip roaring drunk.

Step one: Get drunk… check
Step two: Take some time off. Get away from the family. You love your big brothers, but the horsemen of the apocalypse cannot know what happened just yet. check
Step three: Allow your best friend to convince you that what you really need is a hot mea
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Rosanna Leo
Sep 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Well, all I can say is this: One Night Stand took my breath away. Firstly, the sex was not only hot but so poignant and well-written. Ms. Kincade has created a hero in Joe that every reader will lust after and adore. Secondly, there is great action in the form of a kick-ass fight scene and intrigue. Luckily, not only does the heroine have Joe, she has 3 gorgeous, overbearing brothers who love to look out for her. Caleb, in particular, rang my bell! I hope he gets his own book! Thirdly, there is ...more
Liz at Fictional Candy
If you like erotic romance, then you need to read Parker Kincade’s One Night Stand. Seriously, this story was just fantastic. I thought about quitting my job so that I could get home quicker to read more of the book. I also got a chance to connect with Parker on Twitter (read: I’m a stalker) and there are three more upcoming books in the series! She told me which one is next, but I’m not telling you until you read this one. Parker was very nice and I hope to get to know (stalk) her more in the f ...more
Rhonda
Feb 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love the sense of humor the author gives her character and the background noise of the secondary characters Caleb and Samantha have me waiting very impatiently for the next book in the Martin Family Saga. I can’t wait to read more from this author. She was new-to-me and is very promising based on this one book. Check out my full review at http://allromanceallthetime.wordpress...
Victoria
3.25 RATING- The best part of this book were the steamy sex scenes which I thought were well done. The rest of the story was just "meh". Readers looking for a quick steamy read, with instant attraction, and a solid hero may want to check this one out.

JoLee (Wickedly Delicious Book Blog)
Parker Kincade’s writing voice and story telling is beautiful. She knows how to write a amazing erotic romance with a good suspense plot, scorching sex scenes, yummy alpha male heroes with kick butt heroines that know how to put them in their place.

Joe is a sexy dirty talking, Harley Riding, ex military sniper with a alpha male attitude but is also sweet that you will fall in love with right at the beginning. I know I did! Fell head over heals more for him through out the novel.

Loved Amanda’s
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Denise H.

***** What a delight to read !! ***** Sexy as can be, interesting, and heartwarming !
This tale is so much more than you may have thought !

Beautiful, blonde Amanda works with her three brothers in Security IT.
She's been with two less than exciting men, and needs a boost to her life. Her friend Samantha tells her to go ahead and try a one night stand. At the bar, she's accosted and decks a guy. The owner, big, ex-Special Forces, muscled Joe, likes her right away. She's strong and gorgeous. Sh
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╰⊱♥⊱╮ღ꧁Kathy,Ahmazing Book Faerie꧂ღ╭⊱♥≺
This was just the kind of story I needed right now, it was sweet, romantic,sexy, funny and enjoyable.

A compact story, that contained all the elements to keep you entertained from start to finish.
It is a complete story in itself, but makes you wonder what might happen to the other characters, without the feeling that you have to read any more of the Martin Family series right now.

Amanda Martin and Joe Sterling were great,as individual characters, but together they were just made for each other. A
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Brandy
This book was awesome! I usually don't like the heroines in books that I read, but I loved ALL of the characters in this book. They all had their little quirks that made them different than all of the other characters in the novel. I was also impressed that I was inclined to give a book 1 of a series a 5 star rating, which I normally do not do. Usually first books start slow & are hard to finish for me, but again, I found myself unable to stop turning the pages. I can't wait for the next boo ...more
Melissa Kendall
Sep 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cowboys
I loved the premise behind this story. Amanda and Joe for me were completely loveable, relate-able characters. I also love the horsemen ( you'll know what I mean when you read).

For the most part this is a well paced well written read. My only complaint would be that a couple of the sex scenes seemed a little long and overly drawn out and I might have skimmed to the end a little to get on with the story. Other than that I loved this book and the way the romance develops between Joe and Mandy.

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Mandy
Sep 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
What a great discovery! I'm so glad I bought Ms Kincade's first book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this. Amanda is tough (what can you expect with 3 brothers), sassy but yet vulnerable. Joe is sexy, strong & slightly mysterious & a little bit dominant ;-) Together the chemistry between the two of them is sizzling.

We get to know quite a bit about the main characters & what makes them tick. You can feel the emotional connection between the two of them building. The cast of supporting c
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Genney Blass
Feb 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was a great book, short and sweet with a lot of action, and drop dead gorgeous men. Love the Four Horsemen. Jake is a doll, Joe, delicious. Caleb, strong but sexy as hell, Brandon, a big teddy bear and Alec fast talker delightful. Oh and let me not for Samantha, girl you are Amanda Shero. Applause to the author.
Obsessed
Sep 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: pdf, cowboys, nook
A very enjoyable and steamy book. The epilogue, of all things, was the one thing that truly felt rushed. I felt the book would have been just fine without it. Any follow-up novels could have filled in those few remaining details. And speaking of follow-ups, I want one.
Carole Franciscotty
Sep 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Parker Kincade is an upcoming Author. Her first book "One Night Stand" is a book that brings her readers a story that captures your attention. While reading this book Parker gives you the feeling you are right there with the characters. I like that and loved this book.
Vanessa North
Nov 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A deliciously sexy romp with big ol' heart. Unbelieveably hot alpha man meets hot as hell alpha lady. Add large unruly (but loveable) family, a dear of a best friend, some baddies, and you have a wonderful story about a One Night Stand that turns into a whole lot more.
Carolyn
Amanda Martin has three older brothers who are overprotective brutes, and after being cheated on not once, but twice, she goes to her family ranch an hour away to get away from all the men in her life. Determined to regain her confidence, Amanda decides to go to the local bar, as per the advice of her bestie and have a one-night stand. Just sex, no relationship and then walk away. Amanda has no idea what hot, monkey-sex is like but, on meeting a handsome stranger who gets her motor running, she' ...more
A.R. Von
Jan 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A fun, sexy and exciting read that I had a blast reading! I was taken with the family antics, snarky characters and surprises. So much so I could not put it down, for long. A 4.5 out of 5 rating for me. A definite must read for those that are fans of the genre. I feel anyone that reads it will have fun with it (and possibly drool a bit over the hotness).

Amanda is a beautiful and intelligent woman that I liked immediately. She’s one tough cookie that takes no bull from anyone. I believe the fact
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namericanwordcat
I am excited to have found this new writer, Parker Kincaid. This book as a kick ass heroine who holds her own against a super sex ex miltary man.

Joe is great and knows a good thing when he sees it and seizes it. Our heroine has some abandonment issues but these are reasonable and otherwise is a fierce and appealing heroine.

The secondary characters who will clearly be getting their own books are lively and compelling. There is a nice thread of humor that makes the action adventure parts of this
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Pamela
Dec 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book has it all. A little suspense, a strong heroine, and one smokin' hot male specimen whose "eight-pack sported a thin line of dark hair that ran from his navel to his groin." A man no woman would ever kick out of bed.

When it comes to creating heat and chemistry between the H/h; and narrating all the sexual escapades, Parker Kincade ("Kincade") does not disappoint. One would think Kincade has been writing erotic romance for years. While the sex isn't tame, it's also not over-the-top ha
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PJ
3 Stars

A quick, hot, and uncomplicated read about a one night stand that evolves into insta-love between twice-spurned Amanda and bar owner Joe, who is Amanda's pick to have "wild monkey sex" with. There's a dangerous twist running throughout the book that threatens BFF Samantha, but it merely sets up more books in the series, and it barely held my interest. If I continued, it would only be to see what romantic entanglements big brothers Caleb, Brandon and Alec find themselves in. Um, add Jake,
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Tofu Fairy
Oct 26, 2012 rated it liked it
This was a hot book and a fun read but there needed to be more plot development. Things in the relationship moved too fast (not the sex but after that) and there was not enough delving into the characters' minds to explain it, so I felt a bit lost at times. I did enjoy it and will read any other books in this series just because I did enjoy the characters in this one, especially the brothers and best friend. I just wanted more. It left me wanting more of everything. That can be a good thing...bu ...more
Cynthia D'Alba
Jul 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. The writing is strong and tight. Heroine is damaged by events in her life, never really trusting anyone to stay. So when she picks up the hero for a one night stand, she expects the same...he'll be gone in the morning, except he doesn't. After four days when he does leave, it's her own doing.

Joe - the hero, is simply luscious and yummy. He's not perfect, by anyone's definition but OMG...talk about a knight on a white horse.

This is book one in this series. I cannot wa
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Petula
Feb 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5***** This is a good sexy romance with plenty of storyline in it. Amanda is feeling down after splitting up with her two timing boyfriend. Her best friend persuades her to go out and have "wild monkey sex". Amanda is not normally the one night stand type, but knows she needs something to restore her self esteem. I can't say much without spoiling the book except I enjoyed every page. There is much more to it than the title suggests. I look forward to reading about the other three horsemen. Well ...more
Michelle
Feb 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5-4 stars. It was good. Written well. I knew it was a short read so I was prepared for for a short read but the character building was excellent! And it definitely left you wanting more. More of the supporting characters!! I definitely want to read about Sam and Caleb and I want to read about Amanda's other brothers. Plus I just know if there are other books, Amanda and Joe. Great first book to a series!
Sofia Grey
Feb 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A fabulous 5-star read. Check out my full review at Silken Sheets & Seduction :-)

Parker, if you read this review, please PLEASE tell me there will be more in this series?

http://silkensheetsandseduction.wordp...

Cynthia
Oct 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance-suspense
It’s a great story with a little of everything along with some very hot sexy controlling men who won’t take no for an answer and women who won’t give in easy. There is a story inside a story that holds your interest and sets up the next book in the series that I am looking forward to reading. The author gives you some very hot heated scenes along with some suspense, a touch of humor that will have you laughing.

Amanda just can’t seem to find the right men in or out of bed. The last little cheat
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Tina
Oct 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One Night Stand by Parker Kincade is the first book in the Martin Family series. I love this steamy start to a great series. A fast-paced story with tons of heart and soul. There is also a side story with Samantha and Caleb I cannot wait to see explored more in the future.
In this story, Amanda is a good girl, who keeps getting involved with men who are losers. She has had two long-term relationships and both are not good. This last one the guy cheated on her. With the help of her partner in crim
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USA Today Bestselling Author, Parker Kincade, writes edge-of-your-seat-sexy romantic suspense, hot and steamy sports romance, and erotic western romance. Her first novel, One Night Stand, won the 2013 Reader’s Crown Award for Best First Book, the category of Best Erotic Romance in the Celtic Hearts Romance Writers Golden Claddagh contest, and was named finalist in the Romance Writers of America/Pa ...more

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“You make me crazy, Mandy. Do you have any idea how sexy you are? The way your tongue plays with the rim of your beer bottle as you take a drink. The way your lips wrapped around your fork as you ate.” He dropped his forehead on her shoulder. “The way you chew on that fucking lip.” He groaned. “Every move you make drives me absolutely bat-shit crazy.” The sound of a zipper releasing filled the room. He pushed at her feet. “Spread wider for me, baby. That’s it. Open those legs for me. I won’t go slow, Mandy. Once I get inside you … I won’t go slow.” 0 likes
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