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Tempting the Bodyguard

(Gamble Brothers #3)

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  11,085 ratings  ·  771 reviews
A sexy category romance from Entangled’s Brazen imprint...

He can protect her from everyone except himself.

Alana Gore is in danger. A take-no-prisoners publicist, her way with people has made her more than a few enemies over the years, but a creepy stalker is an entirely different matter. She needs a bodyguard, and the only man she can ask is not only ridiculously hot, but
ebook, 264 pages
Published May 12th 2014 by Entangled Publishing, LLC (Brazen)
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Dec 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I'm excited to see Chandler and Miss Gore battle out the sexual tension. But I'm even more excited to see the priceless expression from Chad when he realises something is going down between his older bro and his publicist aka the-spawn-of-satan-turned-matchmaking-vixen-and-he-has-like-hate-relationship-with. Should be hella entertaining.
Dying to read some of this anticipated greatness!

Jennifer L Armentrouts books are serious pages turners.
Her books literally keep you up at night wan
• Lisa •
Mar 08, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: brazen-addict

"I can promise you that there won't be a second of this you won't enjoy."


I have always loved this series and it feels like I have been waiting for forever to get my hands on the third book in this series and finally 'meet' the elusive, Chandler Gamble. What J Lynn can't create in the sexy stakes is not worth mentioning so if are expecting this book to be a steamy, sexy 'take-me-now-please' Gamble style treat then you will not be disappointed. This Gamble brother p
Jul 13, 2013 rated it liked it
From Tempting the Player (Gamble Brothers #2):

Chad stared at his publicist/babysitter/daughter of Satan. “Jesus, woman, I do not envy the man you end up with.”
Miss Gore’s smile was pure evil. “Neither do I.”



Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
Dec 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
3.5 Tempting Stars

He can protect her from everyone except himself.

I love this series, but more than that I simply love the Gamble brothers. I fell for Chase, I lusted after Chad, and I was utterly drooling over Chandler. My oh my but the man was potent.

After the little peak at him and his potential match in Tempting the Player. I was more than a little curious how he'd be bringing the uber uptight and super prissy Alana Gore to her knees. No pun intended...well...maybe a little.

I thi

RATING: 3 Sexy Gamble Brothers Hearts!! :)

“You’re absolutely beautiful when you lose control.”

Tempting the Bodyguard is a story we enter into expecting to be entertained, and rightly so given whose work we are reading; J. Lynn is the go-to author for all things sexy, sweet and humorous. And while this does deliver in all three aspects, it, unfortunately, cannot be put into the same category of 5-star reads as its companions.

On the surface this is pure pleasure; a read not unique in
4 Sexy Stars.

Finally we have the story of Chandler, the oldest of the Gamble brothers. He owns a security company, so when Alana Gore (you remember her from the previous book. Chad’s publicist from hell!) receives several life-threats he is the person she goes to.
Things between them soon start to get heated and lines soon begin to be crossed. But Alana’s past doesn’t allow her to trust or feel. That only brings heartbreak. What she didn’t expect was for Chandler to be even more stubborn than s
Jan 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: not-ya, adult
EDIT 5/13
Jennifer entertains as always. Toss up between 3.5 and 4 stars . The Epilogue could have been better and I wouldn't mind a sequel *hint* *hint*

Teaser on Jennifer's (A.K.A the author's) FB page

Struggling to get a grip on her quickly rising anger, she snapped the file folder against his chest. “Do you want to look at them? Or do you want to continue staring at my breasts like a pig?”
That ghost of smile spread into a full smirk. “I think I’ll keep staring at your breasts like a pig.”
Dec 15, 2012 added it
I fall in love with all JLAs assholes.

Wait, that didn't come out right...
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I mean...I always fall for the bad boy assholes.

The badder, the better. :)
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Come on. These two just don't work for me and he tries too hard and she tries so hard not to be affected and it's all just a big unrealistic headache. i have pretty much foreseen where the plot is going even with it so muddled up with sex. Sadly, i thought this one would of been my favorite. Disappointment, damn you.
Mar 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!!!

I am so happy and at the same time…so sad! I love the Gamble brothers (my favorite one is still Chase Gamble from book 1 ;)) and I really hope Jennifer decides to write some more books in the series. All three books are light, entertaining and extremely steamy! But let’s focus on ‘Tempting the Bodyguard’.

“We’re going to hell for this.”
“But what a fun way to go, right?”

The story: Alana Gore is in serious danger or at least she believes she is. The letters from some psycho might be
Megha Patel
Jun 18, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: audiobooks
3.5 out of 5

I always enjoy any JLA books and this was not exception. She has a knack for writing the hot dudes and lovable female characters. This lady is a legit writing machine. She excels at every genre she writes.

The reason for the low rating would most likely be the characters, specially Alana. It definitely took a while to warm up to her but I still didn’t totally love her. I got her struggles and how hard it was for her to open up to Chandler. And Chandler was great. I really liked him
Perla The IB Teen Book Blogger
Mar 19, 2013 rated it did not like it
Really excited to read Chandler's story, but I really loathed the Alana Gore character. She was unredeemably hateful in Tempting the Player. I mean I completely HATED her.


I tried to read it- but I was fed up with the fucking gymnastics the author had to perform to make Alana redeemable. It's just that there is nothing here. Not with Alana, and not with Chandler. He's basically a walking hard-on, and the greatest claim to a personality is that she curses like a sailor- supposedly- when she
Feb 20, 2014 rated it liked it
3 "She's more evil than f**king Medusa on her period." Stars.

Tempting the Bodyguard is the third book in J. Lynn’s Gamble Brothers Series. Chase and Chad have met and fell in love with their matches and now it is time for Chandler.
From the offset you know what you are going to get from a book by

Jennifer, she does have a pretty formulaic way of writing, and although there is nothing wrong with that at all, I have read all three books over the past couple of weeks, and having done that it seems t
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**

***3 Stars***

I liked this one, but didn't love it. It was a nice conclusion to the Gamble Brothers series, though a bit underwhelming.

The steam and easy flow that I've come to expect was there, but I didn't feel as invested in Chandler and Alana's romance as I did with the previous brothers. Something didn't quite click for me to feel connected. I think my biggest problem was Alana. I didn't completely understand her commitment issues and her lack of sincerity or genuine emotion when dealing wi
Apr 14, 2014 rated it liked it
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The Gamble brothers are back! And Chandler is the most sarcastic of the bunch. I love the sarcasm he had in this book. I swear you can never get enough sarcasm.

It was a good book. Chandler is sex on a stick - we all love those protectors, don't we?

**ARC courtesy of Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review**
Emma ~ The Indecisive Reader ~
4 Stars!!

This fed my brazen craving perfectly!
Have loved this series and the gamble brothers. And feels like i ad waited forever for Chandlers story. He did not disappoint! Falling hard and fast for Miss Gore. He was tender when she need it, hot and sexy just came naturally to him. Alana, has the reputation of "stic up her arse" from her PR work and she is not liked by the other Gamble brothers. But, Chandler hasn't stopped thinking about her since the first time he met her.
Alana goes to Chandl
Rachel Reads Ravenously
Apr 28, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: ebooks
3.5 stars!

A great conclusion to a fun series! Tempting the Bodyguard is the story of Alana Gore, the infamous fixer sent to babysit Chad Gamble in the previous book. You know, she was the villain. Yipes! Anyways, it appears that poor Alana has developed a stalker for the past year, one that became much more threatening as of late and Alana finds herself in the position of needing to hire protection. Insert Chandler Gamble, brother of Chad, the sexy bodyguard who sent her senses into a tizzy af
Mar 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Fun sexy book. I really liked it.
Jenny Jo Weir
May 05, 2020 rated it did not like it
I'm not saying there aren't people out there who'd enjoy this book, but I am not one of them. I put this book down too many times to count. I kept forcing myself to finish it, just to get it over with, all the while wishing I was someone who could just leave it be and not torture myself. Yet, I'm not one to DNF and thus I find myself here, regretting the time I spent reading this and hoping to learn my lesson. Again, the book might not be bad, it simply is not my cup of tea; too much smut and no ...more
Sheila Wattpad
May 08, 2013 marked it as to-read
Jaime Arkin
I adore J. Lynn, (Jennifer Armentrout) and there really hasn't been a single thing that she's written that I didn't find myself enjoying. I especially love her adult/new adult titles because she just gets it! Tempting the Bodyguard is the third in her Gamble Brothers Series and I was so excited to read it I dropped everything the day it was released and bought it immediately!

Alana & Chandler are like oil and water. It doesn't help that Alana did some pretty reprehensible things when she was rep
Hannah G
Sep 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: stand-outs
I'm rating this book 4.25 stars. Honestly this was my favorite book in the series. I really liked Alana's character I was excited to read this book. She came off as a cold hearted bitch in the previous book. I liked her character a lot she's one of those characters that your heart goes out for. She was all alone no friends,no love life and no family. All she had was he career and that's why she acted the way she did. Her career was all she had. The only thing I didn't like about her character wa ...more
Sarah (needs a break from reviewing)
21/6 - The mystery side of this book was pretty weak - Chandler hardly put much effort into working out who her stalker was and, other than declaring that it couldn't possibly be a past lover, Alana showed even less interest in her situation than Chandler - but the chemistry between Alana and Chandler was hot and sexy, which made up for the lack of mystery. I was also expecting the sex to be something a bit more on the 'kinky' side, considering where Alana tracked him down at the beginning, but ...more
Rebecca Davies
Sep 22, 2013 marked it as to-read
*Update* Brilliant ending to a fab series. well worth the wait... but I want more!!!

Will you ever be published? Please, I've been waiting nicely but you're not playing fair. LET ME READ YOU!!!
Nancy The book junkie
Mar 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebooks-i-own
Rating: 3.5/5

Review coming soon!
Kayleigh {K-Books}
Sep 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary
Tempting the Bodyguard Review on K-Books

"You'd better wake up before the best damn thing walks out of your life."

There are no words to explain just how excited I was when this little diamond landed in my inbox. I have been head-over-heels in love with Jen's Adult series since I devoured the first book, Tempting the Best Man, in one sitting back when it was first released. Since then I've been dying to get my hands on Chandler's story... and it is finally here and it doesn't disappoint. This
Dec 12, 2012 rated it liked it
We've had a wait for the third book in the Gamble Brothers, and Chandler was worth it, because of the three brothers, he has become my favourite. With his way with words and dominant protective yet understanding nature, there was very little not to love about the man.

“Tell me you want this. Tell me you need this as badly as I do and you will not regret a second of this.”

We met Alana in #2 as Chad's hard-nosed unpopular harpy of a publicist. A stubborn, organised commitment-phobe with a penchant
Mar 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

Alana and Chandler were two very feisty characters who loved to hate each other. The story was at its best and sparking when the two were sniping at each other, you could almost feel the build up as they verbally fought and physically fought to not tear each other's clothes off. The sexual tension was fun to read but without a stronger storyline the story ended up feeling a little fluffy. If you're looking for a hate so good couple and a quick, snappy, and steamy read, this would defini
❤️ Diana ❤️
Oh yeah! I am in, I so love these boys.
Jun 24, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This review may contain SPOILERS!
A nice ending for this series, but sadly it did nothing major for me! The story featured a sweet couple and a romantic setting, but lacked emotional depth and the secretive stalker the main character struggled with, wasn't that secretive. I feel like with a little more editing and a few more scenes were the main characters talked instead of being so overly physical with each other, the book could've turned out better than it did, to me at least. I don't think the
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A pseudonym for Jennifer L. Armentrout.

# 1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout Lives in West Virginia.

All the rumors you heard about her state aren’t true.

Well, mostly. When she's not hard at work writing, she spends her time, reading, working out, watching zombie movies, and pretending to write.


Other books in the series

Gamble Brothers (3 books)
  • Tempting the Best Man (Gamble Brothers, #1)
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