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Alexia Keith, self-proclaimed nerd, and potty-mouth, is a beautiful, scotch drinking, complicated mess. I ...more
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This is the story of Alexia. Yes, only Alexia! There is also a guy, Jaxson but the whole story is about Alexia. Alexia that cannot forget a number once she sees it and that is in trouble although she did nothing wrong! Oh, Alexia had also a relationship with her super sexy boss!
I have to say that I enjoyed this story really much! The plot is kind of expected with a couple of really go ...more
After reading various reviews of Layers I was looking forward to a fun, sexy, and engaging read. I'm sorry to say I was disappointed. I wanted to love this book! Yes, there is sexy fun. Yes, there is funny banter. Unfortunately, that just wasn't enough. For me, the mark of a truly good story is the writer's ability to make me care about the characters. To get emotionally involved in their lives enough to feel as if I'm experiencing the journey along with them. To ride the roller ...more
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Memorable and fun
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Omg what did i just read???? I just finished it and i couldn't wait to write a
review. What a fascinating story, Layers is the first book i read from the author
and i have to say i'm really happy i request this book from Reading Alley.
The story begins where Alexia Keith is informed by the CEO Jaxson Ryan that she is framed for
embezzlement and that he is going to help her. That is th
This story had it all, humor, hot hot sexy times, angst, and everything in between. Alexia was such a strong independent women. She didn't take any shit from anyone and she followed her own rul ...more
This was the first book I have read by T.L. Alexander and I have to say I loved her writing style, I found myself laughing out loud on more than one occasion and I got some strange looks from the people around me.
Jaxson and Alexia had a brief fling but she got scared and called it off without an explanation and Jax was heartbroken but hopeful. Now a while later Alexia is in some major trouble at work and Jaxson, who is the CEO of Ryan Acquisitions, is the only one that can ...more
Jaxson is the poster boy rich guy, used to getting what he wants when he wants it until he meets Alexia. She is the first woman to tell him no and he doesn't know what to do with that, he has no idea how to woo a woman. Alexia has her reasons for staying away from Jaxson, she wants him but is determined to stay away from him until that is no longer an option. someone has been embezzling funds from Jaxson's company and they've made it look like it was Alexia, rather than have her arreste ...more
Alexia's monologues are hilarious and show a young fun side of an successful business woman. Others say it doesn't show the inner thinking of a real 27 year old but I disagree, yes at time she resembles more of a teen ...more
“He thinks a legal pad is a place where attorneys hang out, and legal briefs are the tighty-whities that crawl up his crack.”
“You are my crack – my heroin. It physically hurts to think about you not being a part of my life.”
“Eighty-five percent of my swimmers are doing the backstroke. The other fifteen percent can’t make it upstream.”
This is my first T.L. Alexander read and shortly after beginning this story, I hurriedly logged into Goodreads and added all ...more
You have to get used to the unusual writing style, but once you got it you can't put the book down.
The heroine is a very smart, strong lady, who knows exactly what she wants and does not give in to her desires but sticks to her responsibilities. The hero is the typical male although not super intelligent but more an average CEO, who thinks more with his dick and is miffed when the heroine does not fall for him.
The dialogues are hilarious ...more
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A very head strong woman named Alexia Elizabeth Keith is the leading woman in this book. Her world is full of "smartass" friends, a wonderful job that she loves, and her boss is the sexiest man alive! Soon after she gets back from a vacation she is pulled to the top floor escorted by security. While she racks her brain in tryin ...more
That being said, the plot is difficult to believe. Many readers may get to a certain part and say “well that’s not how that works in the real world but okay. ...more
Whenever I read a truly great book I just make a note to go back to it sometime. So I checked my list and it said “read Layered series again.” I found out I had two series named Layered so I picked this one. The book starts in the middle and by page three you have a pretty good idea of what you’re going to get. The characters first and secondary are fabulous, the dialogue is quirky, mildly funny and flows conversationally. Alexa is a 26 year old woman and not “still trying her han ...more
And this is just the beginning! Ther ...more
It's safe to say though, that it gets a little better. Lacking an original ending and sneak peek, it still remains an interesting book. This is a very disorganized novel. Therefore, a ...more
Review from Jeannie Zelos book reviews
I liked the sound of this but from the first I felt kind of plunged into a story, not sure what exactly was between Jackson and Alexia, wondering if they were together/had been together/intended getting together. Its all very strange.
Then the $20 million embezzlement changes come in and to top that Alexia's flat gets completely trashed, and she has some pretty horrible email and mail threats against her. Is she bothered ...more
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When Alexia Keith warns the reader on the first page that she is going to tell her story in the middle, she is not kidding. This is a risky approach in any type of writing, especially in erotica where the author tries to build a connection between the reader and the characters. When you sit down with TL Alexander’s Layers, throw away all your preconceived ideas of how a book should be written.
Disregard the fact th ...more
What can I say about Layers...First word comes to mind would be interesting...
It was a long read a bit over 300 pages, unfortunately I found myself drifting in some places and in other places its busy...a good mix? Depends on what you like.
Meet Alexia young woman that has got it together...mostly. Alexia is a lover of scotch with a snarky personality and a vocabulary that would rival a sailor.
Meet Jaxson well her boss mostly that just oozes all kinds of sex appeal, but the fact that h ...more
Layers is the first book in the Layers series by TL Alexander.
The beginning of the story leaves you wanting to know more. At the end of the first chapter, I could not wait to finish the book. The author did a good job of creating a realistic world that was easy to picture including a time frame and place. I was easily pulled in the writer’s world. The pace of the story was very fast paced. It was hard to keep up with at times. The main characters and the secondary charac ...more
Alexia Keith has a secret and she is not what she seems. She’s a feisty, headstrong, and extremely intelligent heroine, but withholds her heart and we don’t get the big reveal about her past until the end of this first installment. Currently, she’s accused of embezzlement, and Jaxson Ryan, CEO of Ryan Acquisitions and Alexia’s boss, believes she’s been set up. But who would do that, and why pin it on Alexia?
So begins this drama of Jaxson and Alexia and the myriad of secondary ch ...more
Oh I love Alexia! She'd all spunk and bite. She an absolutely gorgeous woman, has men falling over her, and just doesn't care. She often drops swear words in and dresses (except when at work, when she's all professional) for comfort.
Jaxson is her boss. He's rich and stunning and keeps chasing Alexia. At first, the story seems to have gaps, but the author slowly reveals to us their past and it all comes together nicely.
The story starts when Alexia arrives back from ho ...more
Alexia is definitely the most spunky, gorgeous potty mouth I have ever had the good fortune of reading about. I liked that the reader put a little explanation before the story because, yes, it's ...more
Alexia Keith did not think her life would change drastically when she returned from her vacation. She is brash with a potty mouth who loves her scotch.
Alexia has her own issues and does not need her boss CEO of Ryan Acquisitions, Jaxson Ryan into the mix despite how much they both want each other.
On her first day back to work, she finds she been fired and that she supposedly embezzled millions of dollars but due to the CEO infatuation with her he manages not to get her ar ...more
TL Alexander is the author of eight novels. Best known for the smexy, LOL, contemporary romance Layers Series, she ventured into the realm of romantic suspense in 2017 with the release of A.K.A.
In 2018, A.K.A. received the indieBRAG gold medallion.
She loves to hear for her fans. Give her a shout out on this site or connect with her @ tlalexanderauthor. ...more
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