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Hallen Jansen has it all. At 28, he has a flashy car, a great apartment, and a job he’s good at and that he loves – as an escort – working at your beck and call.

His life is easy, with no emotions or attachments slowing him down – choosing to keep moving, always running from the past.
But when a new client awakens unfamiliar feelings, all bets are off. Can he convince a rece
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Published May 30th 2014 (first published May 7th 2014)
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Baba
3 the-heroine-frustrated-the-hell-outta-me stars. Review completed June 5, 2014

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It's amazing, isn't it, how almost everybody is fine with a 48-year-old man dating a 28-year-old woman but if it's the other way around it's frowned upon and we feel uncomfortable or act judgmental. I think it's simply none of our business. Love is love after all and older women have the same right to fall in love with younger men without feeling guilty. Frankly, I found it irritating the way Laura's son acted when he
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
4.5 stars!!

This is probably my favorite Jane Harvey-Berrick book to date – sorry Sebastian and Caroline! Everyone meet my new book boyfriend Hallen Jansen ;)

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This is not your typical gigolo story – for one it’s told almost entirely from Hallen’s POV so you really do delve deep into the mind of a longtime escort. Another is, I think you need to be in a certain mood to read this book or all the details and descriptions will become monotonous for you. This isn’t a fun, lovey-dovey story like Damaged
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Lisa *-* GiViNg It To YoU * LoCk StOcK & TwO SmOkiNg BaRrELs
4.5 StArS

*D*I*N*G* *D*O*N*G*


If Hallen Came A Knocking, My World Would Be Rocking!!



Yes ladies, I'm in lust with the lovely Hallen Jansen.




I'm at your Beck & Call, I'll make you SCREAM MY NAME. I'll be YOUR FANTASY. I'll CHERISH AND DEVOUR YOU .

But when the CLOCK STOPS....I go home alone.



This was Hallen's life for 8 years, a professional escort. Then he met's Laura....and this stirs up feelings he hasn't felt before.


The first half of this book was really great, more like a Bible Of How
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Natasha is a Book Junkie
“I want a relationship that lasts longer than a night and isn’t billed by the hour!”

It doesn’t happen often but it does occasionally happen that I devour a book quite literally in one sitting. Okay, I might have been on a plane when I started reading this particular one and there was really nowhere to go for a very long time, but let me assure you that only an emergency landing would have succeeded in distracting me from one of the most fascinating, engrossing, exceptionally written stories
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Lelyana's Reviews
***10 STARS FOR HONESTLY AND HEART WRENCHING STORY OF A BROKEN MAN***

I'M OFFICIALLY "MARRIED" WITH HALLEN JANSEN!
BACK OFF EVERYONE!!!
HE'S MINE!




This man, Hallen, is obviously my latest obsession. Just can't get enough of him.
Jane Harvey-Berrick has a way writing something unusual stuff and makes her reader addicted to her books. I'm one of them.

Hallen probably not everybody's BBF everyday material.



But I want him real. I'm obsessed to him .
I was crying a lot and devastated by this book. The rea
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Brenna
Apr 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars - At Your Beck & Call was unexpected, unpredictable, gritty, and emotional. This is a book I won’t soon forget.

Hallen has been an escort for the past seven years and as the blurb says, “not all services are professional.” He’s extremely good at what he does, knowing just what his clients need without them having to say a word. It’s his job to make the woman he sees feel special, at ease, and satisfied, something he can do now with his eyes closed. But after all these years, it fina
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Rob
Jun 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I finished this book this morning and it's been on my mind all day. I've been trying to put into words how this book made me feel. Nothing I write will ever be enough to say how brilliant I think it is.

I have only ever known one author to be able to write a male POV that was convincing....now I know 2. Seriously, the stuff I was reading would be the same stuff that I would be thinking in those circumstances. I'm glad the author didn't just dump a load of swears into his chat and think that is ho
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The Hopeless Romantics Book Blog
Book Gifted for Honest Review. Full Review is up

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"At your Beck and Call" was not what I was expecting at all. The story was unconventional, unpredictable and unique in it's own right and I was fascinated, enlightened, entertained and most definitely captivated as I turned the pages. If you haven't read this book, you must because you really don't want to miss out on meeting Hallen Jansen ... that man
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AJ
Jun 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
3.5 raw, gritty and emotional stars

Heartfelt and emotional, this book is an in-depth look at the life of a male escort. Gritty and unrestrained, this book wasn’t what I was expecting, but it was a fascinating read which really pulled on my heartstrings, and I really enjoyed it.

Hallen is an escort. He is paid to spend time with women – taking them to dinner, accompanying them to events, and more often than not, sleeping with them. This has been his life for seven years, and he is very good at it
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ...more
Elaine
May 23, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hallen Jansen is what you would call an escort, for the older lady. At 21 he was spotted by Eloise and taught the ropes.
If you can afford him...you can have him and he's quite happy to give you any extra services at a cost..

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After 7 years of being some older womens toy, he feels its time to go back to his true love....painting. But that might not be as easy as it seems.

Then he meets Laura a 47 year old divorcee..
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Laura has been controlled and manipulated by her husband for years, but meeting Ha
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Kirsten
4 Unexpected stars

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This was a totally different, raw, and realistic aproach to the escort business. This is a tale of Hallen Jansen and the road he traveled while working in the sex industry. The unbelievable highs and very deep lows. An inside look at what we believe would be a glamorous lifestyle, that in actuality is filled with pain, loneliness, and shame.

I am by no means an expert when it comes to books about escorts, but I have read my fair share, and I will say this was so much different
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Charmaine Stephens
May 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I truly loved this story. It had that "it" factor that always kept me wanting to go back for more to discover what will happen next. And I felt like it was the perfect balance of a meaningful story, yet had steamy hotness & a good deal of heartfelt emotions. And this is completely told through Hallen's POV, which I loved. Something about a man's POV makes it 10x sexier to me.


I couldn't help but fall for Hallen. My heart went out to him with how he grew up. And how his mother was neglective
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Audrey
Nov 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: powerful-stories
Another eye opener story by Jane. It's not your normal escort story for sure.

Full review to come.

Warning: hold on tight and enjoy the ride. You're in for a surprise.
Beverly
May 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, wet-and-slippery
"Complimentary copy provided by author/publisher for an honest review."

Jane Never Disappoints. I was looking forward to read this book. A story about an Escort? What's not to like. I expected the typical hot as hell Escort story, I really wasn't prepared for what I read.

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I must say Jane has a gift. She writes beautiful stories and makes the reader prisoner. Addicted. Part of the story. How? Her characters are believable. Down to earth. Imperfect. Her books take the reader through a journey. Jan
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Lindsey Melia
May 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is my first book by Jane. And I can easily say that by the time the first chapter of this book was finished I knew I would be addicted to her writing!

This book was like anything I have ever read before. Told from the males point of view which in itself is weird but add to the mix that he is a male escort and you got yourself a drama packed book!

The book starts off with Hallen going on one of her numerous 'Dates'. This is where you first see his male escortness(Yes its a word LOL) kick off
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Milot
May 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite
Wow.!!! This book is absolutely a MUST READ. I love it so much.!

5 heart wreaking unique inspiring beautiful stars

Im in love with Hallen Jansen.!!!!

I'm such a big fan of ms Jane Harvey Berrick books, her writing is unique, astonishing and she always write intriguing and captivating books. She made us reader see how one's imperfection or flaws can be overcome because of love. At your beck and call is another masterpiece she'd given us and definitely one of my fave book of her ( I'm torn betwee
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Swoon Worthy
May 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Angela's 5 Star Review

A copy of the book was gifted by the author in exchange for an honest review.

"So what other services do offer, Hallen?"

At Your Beck & Call is not your typical love story, boy meets girl they date, have sex, fall in love, etc...No this a story about a young man Hallen Jansen who's lonely, broken, sweet, caring, thoughtful kind of guy. You see Hallen is an escort, working at your beck and call, he's a high paid male companion for wealthy woman. This is his story to tel
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Jennifer
A complimentary copy was provided by author for Blog Tour

Amazon Buy Link--->> At Your Beck & Call

~~ 4.5 Stars ~~

This is the second book by Jane Harvey-Berrick that I have read and so far this is by far my FAVORITE!!! This book was so different than I expected. I kind of expected it to be like all the other escort books I have read, but that is not the case. This was told kind of like a "day in the life" of…. It's almost like we were interviewing Hallen and he gave us his story of how
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Funzee Shu
May 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

*** SEVEN-PUREFECTLY-BEUTIFUL-HEART WRENCHING-HALLEN's-STARS

Seven is my lucky number.
Seven is also mean a "perfect" number for me.

So, you know what it means when I give a book "7 stars" ?
Yup ! That's only have one meaning....

"TOTALLY PERFECT" !!!!

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What cross on your mind when you read word "escort" ?

Mmm-hmmm.....
I saw where your mind will go, ladies !!!

When I read the blurb and know that the hero is an escort.
I have all dirty scenario playing on my naughty mind ! *grinning*

I've read few books w
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Emma Harris
May 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 Shiny Sparkling Stars!!

I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of At Your Beck & Call from the lovely Jane Harvey-Berrick.

Being as Jane is a friend of mine and I have known about this book for sometime I'm very protective of it and Hallen (my reason will be come apparent, lol. My alter ego makes an appearance so look out for chapters 6 & 7 and the one and only Emma Darchelle. I was over the moon when Jane asked me if I'd like to be a character in At Your Beck & Call and Emma Darchelle
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Chelsea
May 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotica, romance
4.5 Acceptance Stars!!!

The story of this book is about Hallen, a male escort - on how he became one and his life from then on.

The first half talked about his teen life, but most of it is about the various clients he had as a professional escort, somewhat like a diary of being a gigolo - just like what my friend Feifei had said. This is your "getting to know stage" with the hero. In here, you'd know how some of the male escort might felt for being one.

The second half of this book is the "rom
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Farah *Professor Dean's Beauty*
All I'm asking is where can I find myself a Hallen for the night?? :pp
Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog
3.75 Stars

**Possible spoilers below**

Rough. Urgent. Taking. Giving. Blaming. Forgiving. Hands. Voices. Tongues. Lips. Fingers. Flesh. Biting. Biting. Licking. Touching. Tasting. Sucking. Kissing. Kissing. Breathing. Writing. Pleasure. Pain. Punish. Feeling. Tears. Eyes. Eyelids. Fluttering. Closing. Faster. Faster. Building. Rushing. Pushing. Craving. Needing. Release. Lights. Burning. Slowing. Sighing. Lips. Eyes. Words. Kissing. Kissing. Touching. Hope.

When I heard this book was coming out,
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Three Chicks
May 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
Hallen Jansen is a paid escort. Not every date ends with sex, but most do. He is gorgeous, buff and smart. Eloise is his pimp, the one who lines up his "dates"�. Years ago, he fell into doing some bit parts in porn movies, but after his first STD, the bloom was off that rose and he backed away. While bartending, he met Eloise, an older, wealthy woman who asked him to escort his recently dumped daughter to a wedding that her ex would be attending with his new girlfriend..and she would pay him han ...more
Kirsty
Nov 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
I'm going to keep this review short and sweet. Due to a crazy life lately I have been reading this book for what seems like weeks and I haven't been able to really enjoy it like I would wish to. Having said all of that, I did enjoy it and am pleased to say that yet again Jane Harvey-Berrick did not disappoint me.

I have read books about male escorts before, The Curio series by Cara McKenna was a particular favourite of mine, but At Your Beck Call was just as much of a brilliant book, mainly becau
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Alison
May 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
WOW!!!!!!!!!!! 5 holy steamy stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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So this book was very long, but you know what, I see why it had to be. The author had to explain the escort life of Hallen Jansen. Without seeing into the years of his escort life, we wouldn't see and understand what made him who he was.

This book was so detailed and had scenes I have never read before. It was different. I needed that, because I have been in a book slump for about 2 weeks, so this was the book that pulled me out. Some of the s
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Reckless Readers
Jun 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
****arc given by author in exchange for honest review****

Where do I start!!!! This book was fantastic. It was amazing to get in the mind of a male escort. The author kept me intrigued at all times. I could not put the book down. The writing was impeccable. Very well written. Awesome job.

Hallen quest to be a successful artist was a hard road to success. After not being drafted to play professional hockey he must do anything and everything to make ends meet. While working in a bar he meets Eloi
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Peggy Dabney
May 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Where do I begin. Talk about a rollercoaster of emotions! Struggling artist Hallen Jansen had it going on making big bucks as a male escort, giving his clients a night of entertainment ;) and pleasure ;) What more could a young guy ask for? Plus, he was really good at his job. We get a peek into his many adventures with these wanton women, and then...he falls in love. And thus our story begins... Awesome, real, and just downright sexy! I loved it! It's three in the morning and I couldn't w ...more
Kirsten P
Nov 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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“I had no illusions about my role. Prince Charming with a price tag. I was the fantasy lover and like all fantasies, I vanished before dawn.” 0 likes
“I haven’t dated in a long time, Laura, for obvious reasons. But I want that – with you. Laura Anderson, may I take you to dinner?” 0 likes
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