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Night Owl

(Night Owl #1)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  17,341 ratings  ·  2,417 reviews
From bestselling ebook author M. Pierce comes Night Owl, the first novel in a provocative erotic trilogy where an anonymous online writing partnership turns into an uncontrollable, passionate obsession.

At twenty-eight, Matt Sky has the perfect life. He has a beautiful girlfriend, a massive inheritance, and four national bestsellers -- all penned under his airtight alias, M
ebook, 270 pages
Published September 6th 2013
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SQUEEEE!!! You guys HAVE to read this!!

If you're looking a book with great blend of sweet, hot, passionate and kinky romance, a healthy dose of angst mixed in, a fast paced plot and complex characters, this is it!! 

I was hooked from the first page and pretty much squeed and fanned my way through most of this book!! I didn't want to put it down, didn't want to stop reading... just totally LOVED it!!

The story is about Matt and Hannah. They'd never met before and only knew each other as Night Owl a
(Edited on November 12th to add couple of things. I swear to god it's the last time :).)

God, and here I thought that this book will be one of those books that I will enjoy even after some of my friends DNF-ed it. Words like 'weird' and 'WTF' doesn't scare me, people, those are my favorite words :-).
Did this book had "If you liked 50 shades you will love..." tag on it some place? I didn't see it. When will this FSoG bull be over?



I don't even know where to start.
Oct 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 Little Bird stars!

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There is no such thing as loneliness. There is only the idea of loneliness.

This book sort of popped up out of nowhere for me. There is nothing better than picking up a book you really hadn’t heard of, giving it a chance and absolutely LOVING it! Night Owl was that book for me!

Matt and Hannah. Night Owl and Little Bird. It all started with an online writing partnership. Matt had rules, and he had them for a reason. No real names. No photos. Nothing personal. Then lines sta
Candi~Dirty Laundry Review
Jan 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite
Ohhh I've been Mmmm Pierced....sighhh

Night owl. Greatest book ever. M. Pierce. Greatest author ever. Buy it. Read it. Left-hand inspiring. I want to lick Matthew Sky. It's very rare that I come across a book that has affected me such as Night Owl has. From the very first line, to the very last. I stared at my phone for a bit. Not sure what to do with myself. This book dealt with so many things close to my heart. Alcoholism, drug addiction, depression. And also had a whole lotta sexy going on. I
Ang~Dirty Laundry Review
I first read Night Owl last October. I love this book. I want to tell you why, but it’s hard to put my thoughts to paper. Where to start? How about the beginning. I was hooked on this book from the first two lines. I’m a sucker for a dual POV, and it really intrigued me when the book opened with Matt’s story. He tells us right away that he’s not a good guy. He’s a liar and a cheater. And I did not care. At all. I wanted to know more. What made him lie, why did he cheat, and why did I want to kno ...more
M. Pierce
Sep 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: wrote
This is my book. I hope you enjoy it.

If you took the time to write a review, good or bad, thank you so much. I appreciate your passion.

Please consider cross-posting your review on Amazon; I appreciate it.
Alexis *Reality Bites*
Spoiler Free- Mature content reader discretion advised.

5 STARS Yes, 5! Now please please let me explain my rating. This is one of those either you like it or you won’t kind of books. There will be no in the middles..well, maybe a few.
Me, I loved it from start to finish!!!

This book was...

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And Matt, he was all..

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And Hannah, she was…

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And I was pretty much…

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Love at first Skype?!
In Night Owl we are introduced to Hannah and Matt who’ve met and only known each other as online writi
I know I'm in the minority here, and risking an online mobbing, but I just didn't love this story. I wanted to love it. I expected to love it. I had extremely high hopes and now I feel kind of let-down. I liked it, but not as much as I thought I would.

Despite being well-written and original, I struggled to stay interested. Some of this may be due to the fact that I listened to the audiobook version. I've found that audiobooks just don't work for all stories for me. Sometimes, what would be an in
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time
I think I liked this book. But I think I didn't like this book. Fuck, I dont know. What was this book even about??? I'm so confused.

The first half I felt like I was in the twilight zone....the strip club, the dirty talk, the butt sex. I'm all for dirty talk but Matt kind of creeped me out. He was all kinds of uncomfortable and awkward.

I think I would have liked to have gotten more of Matt and Hannah's writing relationship, how they first met, etc. I loved that they met online--that was unique
Jan 28, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: nobody
Recommended to Jaidee by: shamefacedly my own choice
1 "insipid, ridiculous, sexist" star !!!

2nd Most Fun Review that I Wrote in 2017 Award

Spoilers ahead but who cares as most of you won't read this book anyway !!

What I hoped for: When I read a description of this book and saw the very high ratings I was hoping and expecting a sweet heterosexual erotic romance with a touch of kink !!

What I experienced: A very dull, predictable, sexist and possibly antifeminist middle of america neglected housewife wet dream.

Hanna is a sweet dependent loser wh
Oct 28, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf-abandoned
*finally gives up and closes the book*

This is the last time I'm spending even a dime based on a particular blogger's recs.
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
2 stars
-one for effort
-one for making me feel sorry for Matt

If you don’t want any spoilers, you can stop reading here.


My biggest problems with the book:

-Sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, kink, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, shower, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, stalking, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, BAM - the story, sex, sex, sex. Oh and some more sex.
-Matt’s animal fascination.
-Matt’s cheatin’ ass!
-Let’s not forge
Oct 30, 2013 rated it liked it

2.5 stars.

This wasn't a bad read. Saw a few DNFs. Yeah, he was a bit mouthy with the name calling but some girls get off on that. Epilogue was interesting.
Oct 29, 2013 rated it it was ok

Honestly, I really wanted to rate this book higher... I don't like writing bad reviews, so I'm going to try to explain my feelings for why this book didn't work for me. It's not that I don't appreciate a good dark romance, I do, or even a serious mindfuck, because I'm all over that too. It's just that this story was an unpleasant experience for me all around. In fact, I contemplated putting it down many times. It was only on the advice of my very highly esteemed GR friends that I trudged
Oct 31, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica, mind-f-ck
**~~**4.5 Loved Every Hot Scorching Minute of it Stars**~~**

This book, oh sweet jesus... WAS HOT!!!
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Gawddddddd, I am speechless!
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Night Owl by M.Pierce had me captivated and enthralled within the first few pages.
I knew without a doubt this book was going to be a winner. And I am relieved to see that I was indeed correct.

Matt is unbelievably the most self assured, arrogant, assholery kind of douche there is. But at the same time its his arrogance and his dirtyyyyy mouth is what captivated me fro
Amy J Romance Author & Reader Events


As some of you are aware every now and then I will randomly pick a book to read that may have just come out and at that time doesn't have many reviews/ratings. Well, what a difference a few days makes. Once I finished, the reviews and ratings surged and Night Owl is on Amazon's top 100. So what can I possibly say that the many before have not already? Well, I'm giving
Jennifer Kyle
4.5 Stars

Quite frankly, this book is not for everyone. I have friends who loved it and those who didn’t care for it all. This story is told in alternating pov of Hannah and Matt and it does indeed end with a cliffhanger with the next book coming this January.

I absolutely LOVED the writing!! I think M. Pierce is truly a gifted writer. You're immensely talented and I’m jealous. You have a new fan girl in me!

The story had a dark edge which kept me on the edge of my seat to the very last page. The c
Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer

I just want to say "Thank You" to Jen for making me read this one!!
I absolutely freaking LOVED "Night Owl"!!!!

Right off the bat we're hit with some pretty steamy scenes.
There's dirty phone sex!!
Then when the two main characters meet, HOLY SMOKES, are the sex scenes hot as hell!!!
Matt and Hannah are working on a story together but only converse over the internet.

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There's an undeniable chemistry between the two but Matt isn't being all that truthful with Hannah.
Actually, h
Amy | Foxy Blogs
Oct 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Amy | Foxy Blogs by: Renee
Night Owl/Matt and Little Bird/Hannah met online and are writing a collaborative story. To keep this relationship strictly anonymous Matt has rules:
"No specifics, no last name, no phone number. Nothing. I don't want to know you, and I don't want you to know me. We write together online, that's it. I'm not looking for a new friend. I'm looking for a writing partner."

Matt's plan works until Hannah starts bucking the system. Little accidental e-mails from Hannah's personal account leads to Matt
*ARC Given to Blog for Honest Review*

5++++ “Mm.” “little bird” “Mr. Frostypants” Kisses

So...the synopsis hooked me. This is a pretty original concept, at least as far as I was concerned and it definitely piqued my interest. When it comes to reading erotica…I have one expectation - insanely hot sex…everything else just makes me a happier camper. Well, this book achieved that...and then some. I never knew what to expect with the story line or characters and up to the epilogue, I loved every dire
Nov 13, 2013 rated it did not like it

DNF-ed at 45%

I know there is supposed to be no rating, but I couldn't stop myslef

I don't know how it even happened that I finally gave in and started reading it. All this excitment and swooning totally clouded my judgement. I knew I'd be having hard time with Night Owl and yet I was stupid enough to actually 'read' this *facepalm*. I think my brain had an accident and turned off for awhile. There is so no other explanation, why I would torture myself. I wish I could forgot picking it up. I kn
Oct 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 Mm…ing stars

Matt & Hannah’s relationship arrangement begins as a simple agreement. Two writers co-authoring a story. But Matt has rules. No specifics, no last names, no phone numbers, no pictures… But even when these two stay within the rules the lines start to blur.

But when a mistake is made, it’s too late for Matt to clear his mind of what he now knows. One woman is driving his fantasies and this one woman is now within reach. But Matt’s life is not a simple one. Desperate for his priva
Lise *friends don't flag*
"Had I read too far into Matt's fiction?".... WTH... loved this twisted read...

I picked this one up because Sally said so and when Sally picks a winner, I almost always agree with her.

Why I loved this book:

1. The storyline- fresh, unique, addicting
2. Matt- his possessiveness, dirty mouthed sex crazed demands
3. "Assholery”
4. Hannah; her willingness, confidence and commitment
5. Hannah’s family
6. Matt’s rabbit, Pam his agent, and his brother, Nate
7. The sex-scorching, dominant, lots of it and lov
Nov 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Pam by: NiteReader
4.5 stars
"I never want to learn how to say goodbye."

What started off as an anonymous agreement between two writers, turned out to be so much more than what they are expected or want. They are drawn to each other’s words, information that was never supposed to be shared, temptation so strong resulting in some naughty decisions.
"God, Hannah. I've been thinking about fucking you. It's like there's something wrong with me. I can't stop thinking about it. I want my body against yours, my cock
Ang (Sizzling Pages)
Oct 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Nocturnally Sinful Stars


So, I decided to check out “NIGHT OWL”, the latest book everyone’s talking about. Being curious, I grabbed my kindle, loaded it up and – BAM! The intensity of this story lured me in like the proverbial fish on a hook. I was savagely devouring each word. I LOVED it and could not tear myself away. It took me a while to mull this one over and formulate cohesive thoughts, because this story evoked so man
Tara  TUG
Nov 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Holy Shit! Holy mother of Tug scenes with 7 and yes I fucking counted them. Trust me when I say the only thing you will be worried about while reading this book is where your next orgasm will come from. I'm in awe. This is the book that you will compare all other hot books too. Yes, it's that hot. When you find a book that at 3% you are encountering your first Tug scene and by 45% you have encountered 5 of them and you're slowly looking up to see if anyone is watching what you just read, then yo ...more
Nov 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Wendy'sThoughts by: DKristin
4.5 Stars...

Sometimes you read book which takes you a little out of your comfort zone. I was open to this due to the terrific review by my pal DKristin... and thought I would go for it.

Although I could see from the start I was captivated by the feel, writing and set up, it quickly moved to an area which made me take a moment. I need to adjust my mind set to the verbiage used during the sex between the characters. Once I was clear on the participation and desire of both on this, I was good to go
****This review will undoubtedly contain spoilers :)Read at your own risk.****

The first impression that I got from the hero who stars in this story was that he was a complete asshole. His character was all over the place and I had no clue where the author was going with him. At first. Then comes the hero's first sexual interaction with the heroine and it became clear where this author was going. Yes, he/she is going there.

The book is lacking character development. I don't mind D/s BDSM romanc
1/2 star rating

What was this? Seriously, what the hell kind of story was this?

I read a lot. I read books in many different genres, including many in the Erotica genre, and what I label as the dark/twisted sub-genres and the BDSM sub-genres. This book is a horrid not-funny joke to those genres, as is the belief that this author's writing could be labeled as "good" or "well written." No. This "book" was not well written, because if it was there would have been character development and plot develo
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
My Thoughts:

∞ Matt, aka Night Owl, and Hannah, aka Little Bird, meet through an online writing site and become writing partners. There's suppose to be absolutely no personal information exchanged but Hannah accidentally crosses the line and that sets things in motion.

∞ One of the problems is that Matt has a lot of secrets and slowly we find out he's had some problems in his past that are not pretty. It's almost like there are two sides to him. The situation with Hannah takes him by surprise an
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