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After This Night

(Seductive Nights #2)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  8,436 ratings  ·  504 reviews
Their world was passion, pleasure and secrets.

Far too many secrets. But Clay Nichols can't get Julia Bell out of his mind. He's so drawn to her, and to the nights they shared, that he can't focus on work or business. Only her. And she's pissing him off with her hot and cold act. She has her reasons though–she's trying to stay one step ahead of the trouble that's been chasi
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Published May 12th 2014 by Lauren Blakely Books
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Apr 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: series, kinky

THEIR world was passion,
pleasure and secrets

It could be so easy....just when CLAY & JULIA have decided to give this "thing" between them a shot, JULIA's secret threatens to destroy everything.

Can CLAY live with the fact that Julia lied to him?
Can JULIA convince Clay she only did it to protect him?

After This Night was just as HAWT as Night After Night.
Although I absolutely love CLAY's dirty mouth, seeing his softer side made me fall in love with him even more...**sigh**

I also really
.Under the pages
Mar 11, 2017 rated it liked it
This review is for the first three books of the series.

Julia Bell is the owner and bartender of Cubic Z with a big problem hanging above her head: her idiot of an ex-boyfriend left her after “borrowing” money from the mafia and now Julia is the one who has to pay it back. The only problem is that she doesn’t have that kind of money so the only way to do it is by playing poker for her dealer.
Clay Nichols is an entertainment lawyer raised in Vegas with a unique yet perfect family. No secrets, no
Kelli C
4.25 - 4.5 More Than One Night Needed Stars!

Great third installment of the Seductive Nights Trilogy! I wasn't quite sure if this was gonna be angsty and lose the erotic edge that the author started. I mean how can the erotica continue when Clay walked away?

Oh silly me...Julia wanted her man too much to just let him go...and Clay was never able to forget his fiery red! So phone heat? yes. Dirty texts and emails? yes. surprise melt your panties show ups? yes. And so you see the erotica was back an
May 17, 2021 rated it really liked it
4.25 Stars!!!

This book is so HOT!!! I really liked it, even more than the first book.

I forgot to include a few lines from this book that I really liked:

"I'd gone about it the wrong way, thinking that by asking her to move in first, I'd be able to keep her without reservation. But you don't get the girl until you've gotten the girl. And even then you have to put in the effort every single day to keep her. You don't win before you've won. You keep playing, and fighting for love every day."
May 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: e-books
I totally loved this book, because it had everything I wanted...
Julia finally revealed her secrets to Clay and Clay showed how much he cares about her through his actions....
The love scene were hot!!! But the thing is that there were feelings that developed their story....
Clay and Julia, you are among my favorite couples by far!!!!!!
May 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
I have no idea why I waited so long to dive into book 2 but let's just go with my weirdness guys.

After This Night was a fun book to listen to. I think the characters were just what I needed after a sad little book. Julia and Clay, the main characters, had some great chemistry. They definitely put a little smile on my face - which may or may not have freaked out my co-workers.

Of course, this book did deliver some drama because what book wouldn't if it was written by LB? Julia has a pretty big sec
ARC provided by author in exchange for honest review

☆ ☆ ☆☆ 4.5 Lemon Drop Your Panties for Clay Nichols☆ ☆ ☆☆


I think I am in need of a Heist cocktail .... I want Clay Nichols on my lips...scratch that I just want him!!! After this Night reaffirms my love for Clay. I love this sweet sexy, dirty talking and panty melting attorney. Ms. Blakely did it once again in this third installment of the Seductive Nights series, she had me begging for more and did not disappoint her fans. This book ha
Pam Nelson
Dec 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a conclusion!
I think I found a new favorite Lauren Blakely book swear to god this was HOT.

The back and forth the not knowing the trust and respect it really get you in the feels.
At times I was rooting for Julia then times I was rooting for Clay then for them together, swoon.

My heart went through a bit there but it was worth it for that ending!

If you’re a Lauren Blakely fan you NEED to read this series its everything her other books have and more steam. I love it I want MORE, MORE, MORE
Mara De Guzman
5 “I’m already drunk on Clay” Stars!
ARC received for an honest review
Review on behalf of Give Me Books

“I want you to believe me with the same certainty that you want to fuck me.”

I started my previous reviews on this series gushing about Clay Nichols, now, I’m starting off with Julia Bell.

After keeping her problem all to herself in Night After Night, she decided to take a risk and trust Clay to listen and believe her. Not to help her pay off her debt but more on letting Clay know that she is onl
Apr 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
After this Night is another fabulous instalment in the Seductive Nights series by Lauren Blakely. I really enjoyed the prequel short story and the first book but I'll admit I was a little nervous that Julia would continue keeping secrets from Clay and end up causing unnecessary drama in this book. Luckily that isn't the case and although it takes her a little time to trust Clay she does end up opening up to him and letting him in on her big secret. Of course Clay, being the kind of man he is, wa ...more
Jul 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Low 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟!!
Sierra McBride
Don't read this review if you haven't read book 1, Night After Night.

“All or nothing at all. If it's love there is no in-between.”

Stubborn! Clay and Julia are exactly alike in the beginning of this continuation of the Seductive Nights Series. Trying to forget about each other; Clay because he thinks she is a liar. Julia because she doesn't want to involve him in her dealings with Charlie. They are both just going through the motions and trying not to contact one another. That only la
Apr 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, audiobook
Fun sequel! I think I liked this more than the first book, it was hot and sweet and I liked the chemistry between Julia and Clay. The smut was really good and pretty constant throughout the book. Clay was frustrated at first, which is understandable since Julia is keeping a big secret from him. When he finds out what it is, he comes to Julia's rescue and is pretty sweet. He stands up for her and does whatever he can to help her. Julia is strong though and I liked that she helped herself. It was ...more
Al George
Aug 15, 2017 rated it liked it
I combined my review for the first 2.5 books in the series here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show... ...more
Mar 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 01-need-signed
4.5 Stars.


After This Night begins just after Clay had left Julia to head back to New York, unable to accept her inability to let him in, to explain why she lied. But the distance isn't enough to erase the memory of her from his head. Already burned by a woman who lied to him, Clay struggles with trusting in a woman that has turned him inside out in just a matter of a few nights.

Julia doesn't want to drag anyone into the mess that has become her life. Keeping everyone in the dark is the only
Apr 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
*****4.5 Stars******

I've already thanked Lauren Blakely for Clay&Julia. They have easily climbed the favorite couples list. I love their fights, and their determination, but most of all, I love the chemistry between the two characters. You'd think that the way these two go at it things between them wouldn't work. Oh No. It's the fact that they both can dominate each other in a sense that makes their time together so powerful. Clay has taught Julia to finally Let Go and let me just say: Boy does
J. McCoy
Apr 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Clay and Julia are one of my favorite book couples – EVER. I want to be couple besties with them. I want to hang out with Julia and have her make me a Purple Snow Globe. It’s not fair that these two only exist on paper. I may be pouting a bit. Okay fine, I’m pouting A LOT. Lauren Blakely has made me a believer in these two. The Seductive Nights series is at the tippy top of my all-time favorites and I don’t want their story to end.

Hot as fuck and sweet as sin… that describes Clay and Julia to a
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May 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The story and the romance and the steam go hand in hand in After This Night , perfectly balanced in just the right amounts. This story was just erotic, sexy and it got me all hot and bothered. Lauren had me biting my nails in anticipation of what was to happen next. I love it when a book just pulls me in and have me all excited in so many different ways possible. Every time I read Lauren's books it takes me to another level, like I'm in my own erotic bubble and no one else exist. I just can't se ...more

WOW. WOWZERS. The amount of cold showers I would need to get over the scorching heat of this book would be a complete understatement. Lauren Blakely has brew up the perfect cocktail mix of sweet and hot with these two characters.

“I would never do something with you that I felt I had to. Everything I do with you I want to. I have so much want for you I don’t know what to do with it all, but to give you more of it.

After I was left hanging at Night After Night, I straight
Jul 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Awesome second book. Clay and Julia mature and work out their issues and still have smokin hot sex. Can't wait to read the last part of their story. ...more
Rae Lake
Oct 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Apr 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I’ve fallen in love with the two main characters.
Apr 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a pretty good follow-up to the first book. The first book left you with such a cliffhanger ending that I wanted to jump right into this one. And boy, did it deliver. It definitely answered any questions I may have had about the MCs and their story.

Julia and Clay in this book try their damnedest to say away from one another and sever contact. But of course they can't. So they start talking again which leads to them seeing one another again. And that is really all there is to this story.
The Seductive Nights series by Lauren Blakely is a TOP-NOTCH erotic romance series that will have you begging for more. With the prequel and book 1 doing extremely well, I had NO DOUBT in my mind that I would fall in love with After this Night. Books like these are the reason why I love to read. Lauren Blakely does a fantastic job of feeding my obsession of erotic romance. Heart stopping sex scenes with two characters that will bury themselves in your heart, After this Night will take you straig ...more
Apr 23, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: cheesy
3.5 Stars

The Blurb:

Their world was passion, pleasure and secrets.

Far too many secrets. But Clay Nichols can't get Julia Bell out of his mind. He's so drawn to her, and to the nights they shared, that he can't focus on work or business. Only her. And she's pissing him off with her hot and cold act. She has her reasons though–she's trying to stay one step ahead of the trouble that's been chasing her for months now, thanks to the criminal world her ex dragged her into. If only she can get out of th
Mar 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The story picks up right where Night After Night left us hanging. A misunderstanding sent Clay running back to New York; back to his life without the woman he has fallen for. The woman he hopped on a plane and flew clear across the country to surprise because he missed her and wanted her in his life. The woman who holds the key to his heart and his happiness, but has secrets that keep him on the outside looking in.

Julia is so stubborn and determined to escape the chains that have encroached on
D.C. Triana
Nights with Him
Every time I decide this is my favorite book of Lauren Blakely's, I keep changing my mind because she's just that good. I absolutely loved when Michelle and Jack first met, I will definitely get some pointers on how hot flirting can be from them. Michelle is a no-nonsense psychologist and Jack is a dashing and debonair toy salesman...I did say he’s a sex toy salesman, right? Exactly ladies, Jack Sullivan is a former soldier and the sexy as sin, CEO of Joy Delivered, a sex toy comp
Cocktails and Books
May 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
From what I understand, After This Night is he 3rd book in a series. The much-anticipated conclusion to Clay and Julia’s story. I have not read the first two books in this series, however that did not dampen my enjoyment in reading After This Night in the least. It reads perfect as a stand-alone novel. If you had no prior information, you would just assume that this particular book is about two perfect for each other people who made the mistake of splitting up instead of working out their issues ...more
Dec 01, 2014 rated it liked it
I'm enjoying the story of these two characters, but Julie irritated the hell out of me in this book. She had a debt to pay off but she didn't want anyone to help her because it wasn't safe. All Charlie cared about was getting his money. Of course he's going to threaten her family and friends, because that's what kept her motivated to pay him back. I don't understand why Julie couldn't have borrowed the money from someone else and paid them back. Charlie didn't have to know where the money came f ...more
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