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The Anatomy of Jane (WJM #1)

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I’ve always been on my own. My life used to consist of nothing but work, keeping Allen out of trouble, and if I had time, sleep. Then I became their maid.


Every day more than half a million people tune in to watch my show. They trust me. I know it’s because I’m the only son of the prominent Emerson family. However, I like to believe it because I’m honest no matter
Nook, 272 pages
Published May 31st 2016
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

★★★★★! The Anatomy of Jane, book 1 of 2. To cover up a secret m/m relationship Max & Wes invite Jane into their lives & bed for some kinky times that soon gets complicated!

“I was unable to tear my eyes away from them as they ripped each other’s clothes off. It was two men, no better make that two gods that I must have dreamt up.”

Books in WJM duet should be read in order:
Book 1: The Anatomy of Jane
Book 2: The Anatomy of Us

The Anatomy of Jane (book 1) opens up to Jane Chapman’s life
5 stars!!!


I’m going to start this review off with a warning… Once you start The Anatomy of Jane, clear your schedule. Seriously. You won’t be able to put this one down! At the end of every chapter you’ll be wanting more! I love books with a taboo element, but this book was special in so many ways besides being just taboo. Was it steamy? Hell yes. Off the charts. But that’s not all it was. It had an interesting and captivating story, strong and fascinating characters and a lot of heart!

Jane Chap
Hulya Kara Yuksel
WARNING : This is a threesome story. If you're under 18 years old, I wouldn't recommend this book to you... So PLEASE, PLEASE STAY AWAY! ;)

OKAY this is going to be long and hot and wet journey! And you should spare a new panties ladies, cause you'll need it later. Oh yeah, you read it right.. You'll get wet when you read this book or maybe even when you read this review too because this story is fucking burning like a fireeee! :D

God, where do I start? Jane, Max and Wesley! I loved them so much
Jennifer Kyle
Apr 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arcs, favorites

”You can’t like two people equally,”she whispered as I leaned into her. “Watch me.”


I think that the author offering me the opportunity to read this story was pretty brave on her part. I have only read five mm stories all of which were part of mf series and I can’t even think of one fully based ménage book that I have even read though I have read scenes in random books. The above being mentioned, I was and am fully invested in all three of the main characters and it’s all due the s
4.5 Stars!!


To be honest this one turned out to be so much better than I had expected. This first installment in the series was intriguing and held my attention from the beginning until the end despite the fact I’m not really a fan of manage stories. Maybe because the plot was so well developed or maybe because I found the three main characters to be endearing and fascinating, but this one really worked for me. This taboo story was well written, steamy a hell and totally unputdownable, so if you
Carol [Goodreads Addict]

Amelia LeFay:

The Anatomy of Jane is book one in the WJM series by Amelia LeFay. This book was generously provided to me in exchange for an honest review by NetGalley and by the author.

Wesley Uhler is a famous chef who has won countless awards and is the king of his kitchen. People pay hundreds of dollars to dine in his posh restaurant. He has also been in love with Maxwell Emerson for the last four years. But they keep it secret because that’s what Max needs. But then everything changed the
Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
May 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: m-m-f

★✩★✩★✩NOT A STANDALONE★✩★✩★✩

"I wasn't a good girl.
I wasn't a bad girl.
I was their girl."

➦This is a first book in the WJM series by Amelia LeFay about an unconventional relationship between three people. The story is told from three POVs so the reader gets an insight into all three characters.
Max and Wesley have been in a secret relationship for four years. Max comes from a very wealthy background and is a famous news anchor. Wesley is one of the best chefs in the country and owns multiple r
Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
Jane has had a hard life. She was born addicted to drugs and just dumped off. She knows how to take care of herself though and actually has a pretty decent brain in her head. She is working in a club as the manager when she finds out her boss (who she looks to as a brother) has drug her into a mess with some bad guys. So she walks out. She heads to another friend who has a cleaning business and starts cleaning an apartment. She has to sign a privacy disclosure but thinks since it's a swanky apar ...more

To be completely honest, I wasn't sure what to expect with I picked this one up - I've not delved into much MM or MMF, at all. But being in the mist of a massive book funk, I decided to take a risk and try something out of my norm. And let me tell you, I am so glad I did. I'm not sure what it was about this story that worked for me, perhaps it was simply a fascination with such a taboo element, but I was hooked to my kindle.


Jane Chapman’s life is a mess - unappreciated and underpaid in her curr
5 LUV. LUV. LUV. stars
“You silly, silly girl...You think you can walk into the lions’ den and make us your pets?”

“Complicated love stories are the best kind,” but for me The Anatomy of Jane was not complicated at all. The beauty of their story is that there is not one without the other; Max, Wes and Jane go hand in hand. I fell in love with them based on how they loved each other.

Three Hearts and One Epic Love story...
"How do you measure if you love someone? If they were both hanging of

***** 5 Panty Melting Stars*****

This was the perfect book for me. It was funny,had a good story, some drama and great sexy scenes.

“I wasn't a good girl. I wasn't a bad girl. I was their girl.”

I have read menage books before but they were all M/F/M, so this was my first M/M/F book. And ladies I am happy to say my first experience was a good one. Who knew m/m could be so hot!

I'm not gonna lie, I had pictured myself taking Jane's place...

Sometimes you read a book and you say: Wow that was hot
⊱✿⊰ Alicia ⊱✿⊰
4.5 Rags to Riches Stars

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After reading some great reviews for this then seeing it free on Amazon (still was @ date of review) I jumped right in. I was very surprised by what I got, what I got was a real story with bones and not the light manage porn I thought it would be.

Jane has quit her job at the Bunny Rabbit a strip club where she was a bartender/servant to the strippers or as she put it I was like a dirty Mary Poppins. The club is owned by Allen who she grew up in a group home with. So now
Aug 09, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Anatomy Of Jane was a fun and sexy read. I was hooked from the beginning.

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They were all three so thoughtful for others feelings. They never had sex alone. They were all together or not at all.

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Even though Jane was about four years late to the party, she fit right in and was perfect for their trio. She was broke, she had huge debt and a loner, a fighter, mouthy and loved Wes and Max.

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Max was grouchy, rude, hard to read, the boss in every way but he also had a kind heart. He was also in the
ღFloღ the coffee addict
4 **Screw resting and fuck me.** STARS

“I wasn’t a good girl
I wasn’t a bad girl.
I was their girl.”

Well, the level of hotness was off the charts.

Anatomy of Jane is the first time JJ McAvoy writes under the pen-name Amelia LeFay to separate genres. It is the first part in a MMF contemporary romance duet. It’s not a triangle, but a menage. She brings the usual effortless storytelling and paired it with some seriously scorching characters. A fast moving, thought out and very sexy read.

Max and We
Kelly (and the Book Boar)
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The Anatomy of Jane wouldn’t have even popped up on my radar if it weren’t for a comment by Kathleen on another friend’s status (about something totally unrelated, of course). When I saw this plot was regarding the ol’ ménage à trois my reaction was a little like this . . .

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Now that I'm finished????

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Our female lead Jane has worked as a bartender/bookkeeper/seamstress/ for a local stripjoint. While Jane has tried to keep things on the
Before I even start my actual review, let me just say Holy. Shit. That ending just about killed me and I don't know if I have the ability to wait until the next book before going insane.

Maxwell Emerson and Wesley Uhler have been secret lovers for four years. Secret because Max is in the spotlight since he comes from a family deep in the heart of the political world, and being gay/bisexual is practically unheard of. For Wes, it's not always the easiest thing to hide that you're in love, but he c
~5 Smoldering Sinful Stars~
"This could end horribly, horribly wrong, but until then...I'm going to have the best goddamn sex of my life. God have mercy."

The Anatomy of Jane is a beautiful romance story full of raw passion, tenderness, and love. But can love truly be divided equally by three?
"All I have is me, so I treasure myself more than anyone or anything in the world."
Jane is a survivor. Jane is fierce and has learned to overcome all of the adversities in her life. While working as a
Sophia Triad
Jul 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am a sucker for fairytales. I confess...
And this book is the absolute fairytale times two.
There are:
-a land far far away, Boston
-this poor girl, Jane, innocent at heart (but tigress in bed as she proves)
-not just one, but two princes, Max and Wesley, who are in love and who will eventually fall in love with Jane
-the evil queen who wants to sabotage Max and Wesley's true love (that's Max's mother!)
-the fairy godmother who will buy Jane a stunning dress and stunning shoes and she will take her t
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
I have put this book off for so long. Threesomes never turn out okay, someone always gets hurt.
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I always want the HEA. I'm anxious to see how if any, we will get in the the next book. After this ending I have no clue what to expect. My heart already hurts.

But let me say this to those of you that have not read this story, the passion, the steam, yeah it's fricken hot❤❤❤
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S.M. West
May 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
4.25 STARS

Jane Chapman's an orphan who grew up in the foster care system. Taking care of herself is second nature and alone is the only thing she knows. Then there's two sexy alpha males, Maxwell Emerson and Wesley Uhler. Max and Wes are together but not openly out as a couple. Max comes from a wealthy and prominent family with highly political aspirations. Max's best known as a TV anchorman and being gay or bisexual is the last thing his family wants. Wes, on the other hand, is a world-renowned
Megan✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
***** 5 Stars *****


“Complicated love stories are the best kind.”

When I first started to read “The Anatomy of Jane,” I didn’t know what to expect. It was actually the first ménage book I have read and I really enjoyed it, loved it in fact. Once I started reading it I couldn’t put it down. I only stopped to try and get some sleep and go to work.
I wasn’t sure how this story would work, but it really did as it was such a compelling story filled with complex characters. To be honest, I didn’t real
Olga therebelreader
If you like ménage this book could definitely be for you. Two sexy, leading men, along with a sweet heroine, ready and willing to take them on, a little angst, strong love and heartache and you have the making of a good, entertaining, steamy book.

Max and Wesley are in a secret, long-term relationship. They share the same household and they are deeply in love with each other. They are both successful and at the top of their profession. Max comes from a prominent, wealthy political family, and Wes

"They were like fire and ice, and I couldn't take the swift temperature changes."

Jane is a woman who has been involved in a messy situation and she quits her job as an aftermath. Now she's a maid and she is hired to clean a penthouse, but for a month she hasn't fell across her boss. Until one day she does and it changes everything.

Wesley and Max have a secret long term relationship and even though they are happily taken with each other, when they meet Jane, their inter
**4.75 stars**

This book didn’t meet my expectations.  It  blew  right past them.

The author has absolutely stunned me with this addictive, enjoyable yet intense, deep and steamy romance. I was a little apprehensive reading this because ménage doesn’t appeal to me at all. I don’t believe you can love two people equally. Therefore, I LOATHE love triangles, sharing or whatsoever. But I’m a fan of Ms. McAvoy aka Amelia Lefay so I sucked it up and dived in. Best. Decision. Ever.

There are a lot of grea
It was insanely good. Bright and bold. It's not just erotic, crazy ride, but also emotional, suspenseful and fast-action gameplay. With this trio you can not be bored, and for sure it's extremely hot and very passionate.

For me it is the love triangle story, but it is one in which three people are together in one love relationship. You may be surprised how such a non-traditional relationship, despite the obvious problems with acceptance and judgment of the other people, works well and gives a fee
Mar 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
Oh my! I loved this book! I saw tons of people talking about this book and when I read the blurb I knew I had to read it. Luckily, I was approved for an ARC from NetGalley and read it right away. This is not my first time to read a ménage story, thanks to Nicole Edwards, so if you are a fan of hers then you will love Amelia LeFay's book.
"Complicated love stories are the best kind."

Jane Chapmen grew up in the foster system, so she has no family. She used to work at a strip club managing, bar
May 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Release Date : May 31st 2016

Story Rating ~ 5 Stars
Hero Rating ~ Max, 5 Stars
Hero Rating ~ Wes, 5 Stars
Heroine Rating ~ Jane, 5 HUGE STARS!!
Heat Rating ~ 5! These 3 were SCORCHING!
Ending ~ To be continued.
Overall Rating ~ 5, Totally Hooked me in STARS!

The Anatomy of Jane is a polyamorous romance with wonderful complex characters. It did not take very long for me to get hooked into the story line and once I was, it was extremely hard for me to put this book down.

Jane Chapman was a lost soul. She
Nov 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: need-to-read
That ending left me :"(, this book surpassed my expectations and I can't wait for the second part coming out next week .

OMG!!!!!!! That ending caught me off guard


like the feels were so there , it makes you so mad and sad and desperate for all of them


you just want everyone to be happy again :'(

May 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The Anatomy of Jane (TAoJ) is the first of two books in the WJM Duet Series, so be prepared for a tiny cliffy ending that will leave you desperate for book two, but not wanting to throttle the author.

I am huge fan of m/m romance and absolutely love m/f/m romances (when done right). TAoJ is done right!

Max and Wesley have the perfect life as a couple behind closed doors but in the public eye, both of these hugely successful men are hiding their love affair. When Jane, a down on her luck sort of
Apr 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
The Anatomy of Jane started hot and fun. But as it progressed, it surprisingly revealed itself as a deep and meaningful story that touches real and still very current issues.
It turned out more than I was expecting; intense due to complexity of the cast life style (Polygamy) and complicated because one of the guys couldn't come out as gay.


The story started with Jane showing that she is a person who doesn't hold back.
Gotta love Jane.

Jane was being exploited in her work and barely making mi
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