Dr. Shelly Monroe is a woman who doesn't shy away from going after what she wants, but lately good sex has been hard to find. Shelly's become increasingly frustrated with the men she's been dating and the men she believes are the right choice.
Joshua Daniels is certainly not even close to the right choice. ...more
4.5 enticing stars.
Josh has a doggie! Er...the doggie's physical appearance is pretty impressive. :)
Even though Josh is wearing jeans all the time he cleans up nicely:
First of all let me say something about my rating. Overall I loved Entice. It's a wonderful, witty, steamy and at times very hilarious sequel to Exquisite. Loved the snappy dialogue! I found myself smiling and laughing all the time and I was pleasantly surprised when the light-hearted and funny ...more
No strings, Josh. Not one. Unless, of course, its to tie me up.
This book has...
I creamed my panties just from those two TALKING! I don't even have to say anything about the sex scenes 'cause they blew my mind!!!
I absolutely loved Exquisite, and this book comes very close to it, in fact, the first half of Entice was even better than the first book! I couldn't believe it! Just amazing
Anyway there was this one thing that ...more
Have you ever looked at someone and just thought, Yes, I know you. Youre meant to be mine.
Dr Shelly Monroe is smart and beautiful. She has a great job and wonderful friends. But she always seems to pick the wrong kind of guy. She wants someone responsible and successful, someone well put together and completely unlike her last boyfriend with his get rich quick schemes, ripped jeans, and flighty outlook on life. ...more
5 BLISSFUL STARS!! Ella Frank brings the goods again! Exquisite was no freshman fluke, this woman can write!
Ive been building a dream.
Oh Josh Daniels, you are MY DREAM!! As with her first book Exquisite, Ella Frank skillfully crafted another emotional, passionate, sensual, enchanting book!! Entice is proof that once again this author has what it takes when it comes to writing contemporary romance, and the staying power to compete with the big guns!
While first half of the book was good and quite ...more
Ella Frank first burst onto our horizons with her stunning contemporary romance, Exquisite, last year and weve been waiting for some months for Shellys story. We were delighted and privileged to receive an ARC of Entice from Ella Frank and were so happy to be able to tell you all that it was so worth the wait!!
Lifting his head, he told her softly, But we were just a fling....more
She tried to
***FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED***
I LOVED THIS BOOK!!! Let me introduce you to my Shelly & Josh...
"I've wanted you since the moment I turned around in Mason's bar. Happy?"
"I'm horny, not happy. You're so fucking sexy that all the blood in my body is in my cock. But you already know that because you keep aiming your eyes down there to check"
This is the story about Georgia/Shelly & Josh. Yeah, I like calling her Georgia because I just like this part of her. Shelly was a little bit annoying ...more
1. the first book "exquisite" was first published in july 2012
2. i read the first book in august 2012 (so you see i was really waiting really long for this)
3. i've been waiting for the sequel for 5 months!!!!!!!!
4. i reread exquisite couple of times because i love mason
5. i was hoping the second will blow my mind too
6. it didn't
- possible spoilers (depends what will be on my mind during writing the review)!
- i will keep this short.
- i really liked the ...more
You have a body thats made to pound a woman into her bed. So, Im really hoping you can live up to that.
This is the second book in the Exquisite series. This one is about construction businesss owner Josh(Delicious Daniels) and doctor Shelly(Man-Eater Monroe). Josh is the BFF of Mason and Shelly is the BFF of Lena..they were in the first book, remember?? Josh just moved back to Chicago, and meets Shelly at the weekly ...more
That will touch you:
And make you cry tears of joy:
Then this is the book for you :)
I can't even convey into words how much I loved it <3
PS. Ella, now that I'm done I'll stop stalking you through
PM...until Rachel's story ;))
Ella Frank writes the kind of contemporary romance I love. First and foremost Im happy to say this book has a concrete ending! With the serialization craze often leaving the reader hanging with a mind boggling cliffhanger, its more than refreshing to get lost in a well written romance that leaves you with a happy buzz at the end. Shes a great storyteller giving both POV with banter and dialogue that make it easy to become ...more
Entice is the second book in the exquisite story. I loved Mason in Exquisite but I love Josh, the hero of Entice more!! Call me fickle. It's a gorgeous story about two people looking for something and it's filled with DELICIOUSLY, HOT, SMOKING SEX!!!! Lovely!!!
Dr. Shelly Monroe is Lena's BFF. She's a smart woman who knows what she wants: GOOD SEX with a MAN and not just any man but one who is a suited professional who can take care of himself financially and take care of a woman in the bedroom.
What if everything you think you want isn't what you actually need? This is the exact question Ella Frank poses in her second book, and follow-up to the very popular Exquisite, Entice.
Dr. Shelly Monroe is NOT a shy woman. She goes after what she wants, but lately she's found herself conflicted between the kind of man who manages to light her fire in bed and the type of man she believes to be the right candidate for a life partner. Because he's Mason Langley's best friend, as well as ...more
HOT DAMN! Ella Frank did it again!
Whewwhere to start...
If you thought Exquisite was hot, ladies, wait until you read the scorching-hot scenes in Entice. I'm talking panty-melting, leave-you-breathless scenes. Ella Frank does not disappoint.
The story of Dr. Shelly Monroe is a realistic tale of finding what you need, where you least expect it. Overcoming your inner-demons and repairing your shattered soul. All with the help from an amazing (smoking-hot) man, who understands her ...more
Dont be too quick to throw it all away. Some dreams are meant to last.
Ive been building a dream.
Dreams are funny things. They shift and morph the more you grow
But what do you dream for when you have everything you already want?
Shelly and Josh....
Such explosive chemistry from the very first time they saw each other... I could just feel the sparks! What an emotional roller coaster their journey was.. for them and me. I felt so many emotions ...more
So, this is the story of Lenas best friend, Shelly, and Masons best friend, Josh. They both got burned by past relationships so when they meet each other they automatically think the worst about the other and don't want anything with each other.
Since they really cant deny that are completely attracted to each other, they ...more
5 HOT and Romantic Stars
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Heat Barometer: 5 out of 5 flames
Ella Frank brought her "A" Game, AGAIN! Frank dazzled me in Exquisite, so much that I couldnt believe it was her debut book. If it is even possible I think I liked Entice more. She gives me what I crave most in a book. Her heroines are real, successful, strong yet flawed, and at times vulnerable. Her heroes are so sigh worthy and could write THE book on how to romance to get ...more
***4 Sexy Man-Eating Stars***
"I've been building a dream."
Dr. Shelly Monroe has had it with dating men who only use her. So, she broke it off with her boyfriend, who was only interested in her money, and decided to date men that are successful in their careers. Joshua Daniels has always dated women that were sexy as sin but after his ex used him for money and cheated on him, he decides to only date women that are sweet and calm. When these two meet to be part of Lena and Mason's wedding, the ...more
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Entice is a whip smart, sexy, and extremely steamy contemporary romance with a dash of erotic and a splash of humor. I will never look at a coat room the same again. Miz Frank has definitely moved up on my list of favorite contemporary romance authors. There is no way I will be missing out on anything she ...more
Ive been waiting a while for this book to come out and I was very excited it when it was released earlier. I started with Chapter 2, because the wonderful Ella Frank released the 1st Chapter on the 25th of Jan. I couldnt wait to continue reading.
I usually dont to casting, but when I saw this picture on GR I knew she was my Shelley: (Beautiful South African Candice Swanepoel) Im still trying to find my Jason.
I really enjoyed the book it felt like I was flying ...more
It started off with a boom.
It got even better.
We highlighted like crazy.
Finally some romance.
And then - boom! Half way through we was confused. First we wanted to slap Shelly. Then we wanted to slap Josh. Then we just gave up.
5 stars for the first half and 1 star for the second half = 3 stars. ...more
This book had it all going on in the best way for me, Steamy, Sexy, Laugh out loud funny, Great characters, full on chemistry and Fabulous story telling.
I was hooked from the get go, the writing style is like literary chocolate (and I like chocolate)! After falling in love with 'exquisite' this book most certainly did not disappoint. I for one love a series that links characters and this series does just that - I loved that I had another chance to learn more about characters from book one, ...more
It was also funny, heartbreaking, sad, and unbelievably sweet! I absolutely love Josh and Shelly . Their story tore at my heart and put a smile on my face. I LOVE this series! Ella Frank is quickly becoming a new favorite author of mine. I cannot wait to read Edible! I definitely recommend this book!
"I'm falling for you so hard that I can feel the scrapes on my knees as I'm ...more
Dont make me want to keep you. Josh felt a huge grin spread across his face.
Well then, dont make me want to be kept.
Josh and Shelly know what its like to be used and burned, they both have had relationships where they gave and gave without getting anything in return. They are sick of it, Josh is ready to settle down and is looking for someone nice and sweet, while all Shelly wants is for someone to take care of her. Josh and Shelly cant help but get roped into being at the same place ...more
Josh Mr. Delicious Daniels
Dr. Shelly Man-Eater Monroe- aka Georgia
In Exquisite, we meet Lenas best friend Shelly... Shelly Monroe is the perfect package. She is smart, successful, gorgeous and funny. So why is she still single? After being burned in the past and used for her money by exs, she is particular about who she dates. This causes her to date guys that are successful, and nice, and boring!
Josh Daniels is Masons best ...more
The story of Dr Shelly Monroe meets construction worker Josh Daniels. These two meet up at Monday night dinner at Exquisite with Lena and Mason. He's Mason's best buddy from grade school who just moved back from CA. Sparks fly but both are quick to refuse any chance of a relationship. Josh is everything Shelly wants but avoids at all costs. That tough, bad boy mentality that'll love them and leave them. Shelly is, in Josh's opinion a Man-Eater. It's ...more
I loved Exquisite so I had very high hopes for Entice. I enjoy this authors writing style, story development and detail. I was really feeling this one for the first 50 plus % and then not so much.
Josh was portrayed as just a bit too sweet even though he stood firm in what he wanted, and he did want the Man-Eater Monroe. Shelly was portrayed as an alpha female; upfront and direct in what she wanted sexually. Although afraid to let herself fall for Josh even though she wanted him badly.
This review may contain spoilers
From the moment Josh and Shelly meet at Mason's restaurant Exquisite there is an instant attraction between them, even though neither will admit it and they drive each other crazy. Mason and Lena keep trying to set Josh and Shelly up saying they will make the perfect couple. They deny their attraction and each think they have a good reason for doing so - Shelly recently broke up with Adam who was just using her for money so she doesn't want to get into...more
Looks like I'm in the minority again. So far, I'm not following the consensus when it comes to this series.
I just didn't understand Shelly. Her judgment of Josh in the beginning and of men in general didn't really sit with me. We were only given one example of her past relationships, and it just didn't seem a plausible enough reason for her to be so turned off by a blue-collar man. I also didn't buy her parents being the cause of her trust issues. For a good portion of the book, ...more
A life-long fan of the romance genre, Ella writes contemporary and erotic fiction.