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Temptation

(Club X #1)

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3.94  ·  Rating details ·  3,433 ratings  ·  251 reviews
The Club X Series, a scorching hot new erotic contemporary romance series by New York Times bestselling author K.M. Scott.

Cassian March, the public face of Tampa's most exclusive nightspot, Club X, has a great life. Women, sex, and money are his for the taking, and no man indulges his desires more. Life is short, and he plays hard. He lives by only one rule—never let a w
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ebook, 312 pages
Published August 3rd 2014 by Copper Key Media, LLC (first published July 21st 2014)
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Denisa
2.5 So much drama!!!


About 70% of this book was boring, so, of course, I ended up skimming a lot.
And the action was stalled. Probably trying to create a chemistry between the characters but well, it didn't really work out.


There were some stuff I enjoyed, I admit. It was a pretty steamy novel and it had its fun moments.
If you like this kind of stuff, it's worth a try. You shouldn't have extremely high hopes for it, but it's really skimmable (is that a word?) (nothing really happens for about 75% o
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Hanne
Aug 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Temptation is the first book in the Club X series. Club X is a club where you can go to have a drink and dance, but you can also go there if you want to have your sexual fantasies made come true. The club has three owners: Cash, Stefan and Kane. Cash and Stefan are brothers, and Kane is their half-brother. This book is about Cash. Cash does the general managing of the club.

Olivia desperately needs a new job, because she doesn’t have much money anymore. She wants to be Cash’s new assistant and sh
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Marie
Oct 29, 2014 rated it it was ok
Sorry...but don't be "tempted" to read this...
Marilyn Mcmannis
May 14, 2014 rated it liked it
Good start to a new series ***3.5 STARS***

First off I received an ARC copy of Temptation (Club X Book 1) in exchange for a honest .

I love KM Scott and her wonderful writing ability. The Heart of Stone series of Tristan and Nina is/was, in baseball terms, a grand slam and I think that is going to be hard to top and may always be used as a base for comparing future works no matter the genre.
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I do understand that Temptation (Club X - Book 1) is a new starting point / beginning for this mild (sof
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Mary Mooney
May 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Cassian March is a ladies man, he is one of the brothers that owns Club X and he life is perfect. He has all the women, sex and money any man could want. He doesn't do love because of his past. The one that hurt him has ruined him from ever loving anyone. Olivia Lucas has been out of work for a while and her savings is getting low. She needs a job now. When her friend Jake tells her about a job at Club X, Olivia is ready to go after it. She has never heard of the club before but it is a job. Aft ...more
Fierce & Fab Promotions
May 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: priority
Words can’t even begin to express just how PHENOMENAL Temptation Club X1 is!! K.M. Scott has hit this one out of the ballpark yet again and she definitely has me chomping at the bit to get to know and spend time with the rest of the Club X brothers.

Cassian and Olivia’s story touched and affected me to the core. The emotion and chemistry between these characters were extremely palpable. The angst, the build-up and anticipation between these two, made their story even much more intriguing and defi
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Kristina
Oh. I had such hope. First half of the book was a solid 4 stars. Last half was painful to read. Every single cliche you could think of - check!
Coco.V
Feb 22, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own-but-not-read
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**Received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review**

Can I just say WOW, KM Scott does not disappoint!! First her Heart of Stone series blew me away and now Club X with Cassian March! The tall, dark and sexy businessman. Cassian March owns Club X with his brothers and each one manages a different aspect of the club. This is an illegal club that helps customers fulfill their fantasies.

Cassian March and his brother's own Club X, a club that fulfills peoples' fantasies. These are the t
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Deborah
Sep 14, 2014 rated it really liked it

Olivia is the type of hardworking conscientious woman who put her career ahead of partying and having fun and this was working well for her until someone else gets promoted instead and she finds herself out of work. After six months Olivia is getting desperate so when a job at the mysterious Club X presents itself she can't say no. Now Club X is the exclusive members only nightspot that turns fantasies into reality but from the first minute she sees Cassian March, her boss Olivia realises that h
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Kelley Lisa Dawnmarie Janna Erica Kia
Review to come! Loved it!
Donna
Feb 14, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
I just couldn’t feel the connection between these two. I probably gave up too soon, but i just wasn’t feeling it. I have read similar storyline’s and I just was not in the mood to continue with this. It was just starting to heat up too! Oh well, better luck next time.
Ashley Jasper
Jul 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I was so excited to get my hands on this book. I am a huge fan of K.M. Scott's work. I feel in love with her writing while reading the Heart of Stone series and this book did not let me down. It had all the elements that I love in a book, realistic characters, interesting plot, hot and steamy sex and a little mystery.

The book is told in a dual POV, which at times doesn't work but here it did. It starts with Olivia, going in for a job interview with the owners of Club X. This is where she meets t
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Linda Sims
Sep 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
CLUB X WHERE ALL YOUR FANTASIES COME TRUE


First book in a new series, three sexy brothers Cash, Stefan and Kane joint owners of Club X where all your fantasies can come true, for a price. Cash is responsible for the business side of things, he needs a new personal assistant. Olivia college graduate and all round good girl gets the job. She's attracted to Cash but he's way out of her league or so she thinks. In actual fact he might be out of hers.

I really liked this story, it's well written. The c
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Bethyboo ღ The Book Addict ღ
I really need to stop getting my hopes up when it comes to freebies. I thought this book would be right up my alley. The whole hot and rich alpha and the slightly innocent woman (Yeah i know cliche, but i love it) and yet i was disappointed. Sure Olivia was a bit shy and innocent, but i didn't like her personality. As for Cassian? Just no. I didn't like him at all. He came across as pathetic in my opinion. The plot was boring and dragged. The sex almost caused me to fall asleep. So yeah. No go f ...more
Amy
Aug 07, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4-stars, 2014
I found this book to be really enjoyable. It had romance, drama/angst and a few WTF moments. I liked Cash and Olivia together and thought they had some great chemistry. My only complaint was the pacing of the story. It was fine until I got to the last few chapters. It felt like the end was really rushed. But, other than that, I did enjoy it and look forward to reading the other brothers stories when they come out.
andrea caro
Eh. Not much chemistry, I skimmed to 52% and gave up.
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Kindle freebie 1/29/16
Loraine Oliver
May 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-books
Temptation by K M Scott was an awesome read. I have read her Heart Of Stone Trilogy and so I knew it was going to be good and she did not disappoint me! This book is the first of a trilogy, and it was a great start! There is a lot of emotional angst in this book, as well as a few twists and turns to the plot I really did not see coming. Ms Scott's writing style is really impeccable, and it makes it a pleasure to read her books. I have read everything by her, and I know no matter how many books s ...more
Erica
Ok, I am going to do my best on my review. But I just don't think I could ever do justice to how amazing Temptation really is. I loved this book so much and it kinda sucks. Because here I am trying to find myself leaving a good enough review to match how great Temptation really was. But I know I could never do it justice, so I am just going to try.
We start out with Olivia. She is looking for employment and is to the point she will take anything. So when the opportunity presented itself to work
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Candice
Feb 14, 2016 rated it liked it
Okay, so three brothers own and run a completely illegal club in Florida. Downstairs and the next couple floors up are perfectly normal: dance floor, alcohol, a party every night of the week. But on the top floor, that's where all the real fun happens. That's where these brothers ensure the club's members' fantasies come to life. For some, that's a simple as a chat with an attractive partner. For others... well, a birthday party with a Roman orgy theme is mentioned in the book.

This first book in
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Caroline F
Oct 02, 2015 rated it liked it
Cassian 'Cash' March is gorgeous, sexy and restrained. Olivia is honest and sweet, and pushes herself out of her comfort zone.

The story moved along quite well, however, I found that, mainly towards the end, the story skipped parts in the timeline that could have been detailed in and, hence, felt a bit rushed. I can't quite explain it but, by the time I finished the book, I just felt a little bit dissatisfied.

Olivia is supposed to be inhibited and comes across as being quite straight and serious
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Heather andrews
Aug 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
*Fans self* Oh my lord, extra panties are totally needed. All I want for Christmas is a March man. Olivia that girl may come off shy and timid but you get her pi**ed you're gonna know it, "you're an a**hole, you know that? You knew I liked you, and still you left me sitting there tonight and had your brother tell me you were showing up." Cash, there are no words to describe that hunk of a man, (except I think I just did), he gets my blood pumping in areas you do not want to know about ladies, "g ...more
Jamie (The Kansan Reader)
For full review: https://jaynikkibelthoughts.wordpress...

My edition: Kindle

Pages: 312

Series: Club X #1

Rating: 3.5

Review: The story is told from both P.O.V.s in first person. (I'm getting a lot of those.) I didn't fall in love with Cassian but I did fall in lust. (I did fall for Kane. Can't wait to read his book.) It wasn't as serious as some books have been but it wasn't totally uplifting either. Just another one of "Hey, You two. Yeah you! Just fuck each other already." But still I loved it. I
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Steven Allen
For a book that sounds as if it was going to be filled with kinky BDSM, and 50 Shades of Gray puke rip off - I was rather disappointed this book's sex is so vanilla. I expected a lot kinkier and varied sex than what this book delivers. Some good, very light submissive sex at the beginning of the courtship between the two main characters. Great characters that I could empathize with, and obviously set up for easy follow on stories with the romantic interests of the other brothers. Some light cock ...more
Jos
Jun 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars

I loved this book!!! Great start to what appears to be a promising and very sexy and hot series!!!!!! I loved Cassian aka Cash.....Olivia, I liked a lot just not loved her as much as him. Her character was not the best for me and certainly was not the worst but I think that with a few tweaks she could have been better for me to love but that's just my take on her, very good just not great. By the end of the book I did borderline love her, lol! I truly loved, loved, loved this couple by
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Amy
Feb 07, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Kindle Freebie that’s seriously boring. Skipped a lot pages. Seemed like every page was the same thing over and over again.
Olivia was the self-conscious. good girl loaded with insecurities who always had her defensiveness walls up. She starts working at a sex club and gets involved with her boss Cash. Typical player who was constantly making comments or comparing Olivia to his ex Rachel.
Lost interest when he hooked up with that Trina chick the night before his first encounter with the Olivia.
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Maria (chicks4books)
Jan 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Cash is part owner in an unconventional club in need of hiring an assistant. Olivia is a smart girl who has finished school and is looking for a job. She is very straight laced and always business, well until she enters the club.

Olivia learns to take chances but learns sometimes things don't go the way you plan but still works out. Cash has his walls up because of his past but can Olivia put a crack in them?

The author gives us fantasy, love, lust, betrayal, trust and hot sex.
Kristina
Feb 16, 2015 rated it did not like it
Hated the H. He spends more than half the story screwing other women. Then decides to move onto the h, who is his assistant.

This is not a "love" story. Hellooo....he spends most of the book banging OTHER women!!!! That's my number one pet hate in any "romance" story. After he KEEPS doing this, it's just sleazy and demeaning and am completely put off by him.

And Olivia you stupid twat, you can do better than some slutpig who screws around on you.
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K.M. Scott is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance. Under her Gabrielle Bisset name, she writes paranormal romance. Readers can find out about all her books at her website at kmscottbooks.com and on Facebook.

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