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Seducing The Boss (Pulse #2)

4.03  ·  Rating details ·  350 Ratings  ·  115 Reviews
Kellan James is unwinding at Score when he spots the last person he’d ever expect to find in his favorite bar. Sara Connelly—ER nurse, do-gooder, charitable crusader, and frequent pain in his ass. Both grew up privileged in swanky Southampton, but that’s where the similarities end. Kellan’s made it his mission to seek out life’s pleasures; Sara gains pleasure from lecturin ...more
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Published August 1st 2016 by Entangled Publishing
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Claire Robinson
5 - "Never say never." Stars!

Being the first book I have read by this author, I have to say I was mightily impressed by Seducing the Boss, it may have been short, but it was perfectly formed.

I think the main thing that stood out for me, is the fact that Mari Carr took me back to the days where you were pretty much guaranteed to know that the Brazen book you were picking up would contain two things; plenty of sex, and an easy to get along with story-line, she did this in spades and I really hope
ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review

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You know you are a bonafide Brazen book junkie when you practically don’t have to read the blurb because you automatically will read any of the books they published. And how could I not when their books have that push and pull, steamy romantic story lines. In the case for Mari Carr, she seduces her readers with a sexy friends to lovers romance trope in Seducing the Boss.

 photo 721487def42d8451a579d85b24df00_zpse4sb4jsw.gif“Sara Connelly was hands down the toughest chick he knew. She was a
* Meli Mel *

♥ ♥ ♥ 4 STARS ♥ ♥ ♥

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"You want a one-night stand, and I want to have it with you. You want to explore your wild side, and I have the experience to guide you through those desires—safely. You don’t want a lifetime with me, and I have no intention of making a long-term commitment. Everything lines up. It’s fate.”

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Hot Damn!! This was my first Mari Carr book, and it sure won't be the last after fin
Jul 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Mari Carr wastes no time in showing her reader what awaits them in Seducing the Boss and whilst may be a little heavy on the tropes, they're done well and Kellan and Sara bring plenty of hot and steamy goodness.


Hospital CEO and ER Charge Nurse, commitment-phobe and dreamer of love and family, Kellan James and Sara Carr are on so many different pages they shouldn't work. But they've been friends since childhood and when she's stood up for a date, he's there finding himself making suggestions nei
Jul 28, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 stars

I really enjoyed reading Seducing the Boss, it was one of those books you didn't want to put down.
The writing is well done, the characters Kellan and Sara were likable, entertaining and the chemistry between was smoking!

If you're like me and enjoy friends to lovers storylines, you will definitely want to read this one.
Seducing the Boss is a great start to The Pulse Series, I highly recommend it.

*Thank you to Entangled Brazen via NetGalley for the advance copy*
Mirjana **DTR - Down to Read**

***4.25 Stars***

This friends-to-lovers quickie hit the spot! Fun, sexy, and with the perfect amount of emotion to pull at the heartstrings. Loved!

One thing was clear when I finished this book...I need to read more Mari Carr!!
Chris  C - A Midlife Wife
I love a delightful hot and steamy read when I just want to forget everything else. Mari Carr delivered the goods with this spicy read that brings together two childhood friends that quickly find that the benefits can be amazing.

With plenty of heat and a touch of erotic flavor, this is a face paced read that just got better as it went along. A definite page turner, I love the delicious sex-on-a-stick Kellan. His protective streak comes out when anything has to do with sexy Sara.

Sweet heat combin
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)
Link to full review below! If you want a steamy romance that doesn't have a lot of angst and drama, this is a good pick! This review was originally posted on The Book Disciple
Carmen Rae
Seducing the boss was a steamy, hot, sexy novel with a whole heap of sweet, feel good mixed in. It’s been a while since I have read a book that was just so easy. The characters were well developed for a book this length and I genuinely liked them both.

The blurb is a little misleading or maybe it’s just that it doesn’t really do the book enough justice. I was expecting a work place romance with the h trying to seduce the H but it never really felt like that.

Kellan & Sara have been friends si
Maria Rose
Seducing the Boss is Mari Carr’s first story in the Pulse series, a steamy medical romance series which is being written by different authors. This particular story combines a workplace romance with a friends to lovers trope that had me engaged from start to finish.
Friends for ages, Kellan and Sara are always at odds at work. She’s an ER nurse, and he’s part of the hospital management team, tasked with finding ways to cut costs. There’s no right answer when patient lives are on the line. But out
Sep 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This boy is just what I needed after so many bad reads. It's a friends to lovers book with zero angst. Just a little pushing from the hero towards the end but that was fast wrapped up. He was alpha, strong and sweet. She was not a doormat or a pushover. A normal, regular woman who had expectations like all of us but was aware of reality. Loved it. Books definitely need more heroines like Sara
Kellan James has known Sara Connelly for years, but it wasn't until he saw her spruced up at Score, a hot spot for the employees at the hospital that he noticed she was all thing feminine. When Sara admits she has been stood up, Kellan makes her an offer she can't refuse, one night no strings attached that will satisfy them both. One night leads to the weekend though and Sara goes about making sure that line is not crossed again. Kellan though has other ideas, but is he ready to commit?

Hot, hot,
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Jul 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, 2016
This was a short, quick enjoyable read about lifetime friends falling in love unexpectedly. I have to admit, I didn't think anything really stood out about this story until I got to the second half of the book. I struggled a bit in the beginning because I had a hard time thinking Kellan just suddenly saw Sara in a new light when they have known each other since childhood. But then the heart of the story came out half way through. You learn why Kellan was in a state of denial and why Sara was the ...more
Lady Heather
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"A copy of this book has been provided by IndieSagePR in exchange for an honest review"

Seducing the Boss

by Mari Carr
Publication Date: August 1, 2016
Genres: Adult, Entangled Pulse, Contemporary Romance

4.5 stars!
This slow burn story was friggin HOT!

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Synopsis: Kellan James is unwinding at Score when he spots the last person he’d ever expect to find in his favorite bar. Sara Connelly—ER nurse, do-gooder, charitable crusader, and frequent pain in his ass. Both grew up privileged in swanky Southampto
Tina "IRead2Escape"
Hotness Rating 3 out of 5

I don't even know where to begin with Seducing the Boss by Mari Carr. I think it's safe to say we've all read the best friend turns lover trope at one time or another. Seducing the Boss isn't reinventing this storyline, but it does give us a fast paced, sexy read that you won't want to put down. Well,except to maybe grab the fire extinguisher. This couple generates sparks in a big way.

Kellan James is such a likable character considering he's a womanizing workaholic. In
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Aug 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
Hello, hotness!! I should have known, after having read several of Mari Carr’s books, that I was going to get a little hot and bothered reading Seducing the Boss. And really, I did know. That was just one of the reasons why I decided to grab this one… I mean, a proven author—who has always given me fun stories and sexy characters and big smiles—and a boss/employee, push/pull relationship between two friends? Sign me up!

Seducing the Boss was a quick, easy and very hot read, and I loved the relat
Jul 31, 2016 rated it liked it
***ARC Provided by the Publisher and NetGalley***

Kellan and Sara had a story that was appealing, but at the same time never felt fully realized for me. I think they had the foundation for an excellent relationship, but I never really felt fully engaged with their story.

i thought the conflict of his position as her boss was never really the conflict that it could have been, that this was solved too easily. I never was able to fully believe in his change of heart, even though the author did presen
Jessica Alcazar
SO, this little book was quite surprising to me...

First, I didn't expect the story-line to be so completely well unfolded for us in such a short amount of pages. But it was.
Second, I expected the over-used trope of let's get this sex thing out of our system just this once and then never look back to make me eye-roll a million times because it never works lol. But it didn't. It was ridiculously well played and I had a ton of fun reading this!
Third, the sexual chemistry between Kellen & Sara
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
Slick's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews Mari Carr turns up the heat a notch or twenty in her first release for Entangled Pulse, Seducing The Boss. He doesn't do commitment, she wants home and hearth, but for one weekend these childhood friends and work adversaries explore every sexy thing their minds can imagine and more. There is no denying this book was sexy as sin, but in addition there was a really great love story in the making.

Events from his teen years led Kell
With a BRAZEN book, I'm always guaranteed a sexy good time, and that is just what Mari Carr gave me in her latest release, SEDUCING THE BOSS. With a title like that and a book cover like the one above, do you even need to read the blurb? I think not my friends! Carr, being a 'new to me' author, seduced me with her words and held me hostage with her exciting, sexy, and forbidden storyline. I couldn't put this one down!

"He was no stranger to sex, or even mind-blowing climaxes, but that...holy sh
Susan (susayq ~)
That was the first "medical" romance I've read in a long while. I loved that while Kellan worked in the hospital, he wasn't a doctor...he was the dreaded hospital CEO who did the Board's dirty work. Sara is the head ER nurse and a long time friend of Kellan. They have explosive chemistry but manage to annoy each other. Once they finally give in - LOOK OUT! They were hot together. The whole situation with Kellan's family was something that I did see coming and I loved how it explained his stance ...more
Jul 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
So when I say I’m a brazen junkie, I mean I’m a die-hard addict that automatically buys before I even bother reading the blurb. If it’s a new brazen release then it’s in my pre-order list. I knew I would love Seducing the Boss from the very first chapter because the pages were heating up from the very beginning and I loved every single page.

When people say friends make the best lover, they weren’t wrong. Especially in Kellan & Sara’s case. Not only have these two been friends for years, they
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Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Chemistry: ❤❤❤❤❤

Trope: Friends To Lovers

One-Sentence Summary: One weekend is never enough

Review: It has been a long time since I read a book in one-sitting but that's exactly what I did with this first book I have ever read by Mari Carr.

The chemistry between Kellan and Sara was electric and I really liked the setup of two friends taking it to the next level for a set amount of time. Of course one weekend is never enough and I loved how Kellan struggled both with his growing feeling
Jul 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars - My review cross-posted from Wit and Sin:

Sara and Kellan have been friends since childhood and that friendship has withstood becoming boss-employee, as Kellan is the CEO of the hospital where Sara is an ER nurse. They’ve always had a comfortable relationship, each knowing that they aren’t what the other is looking for. Kellan never does relationships, while Sara is ready for commitment and all that goes with it. But when Sara is stood up on a b
Aug 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
A friends with benefits offer that was only going to be a hook up, that turned into a 3 day affair. It should have been cut and dried for Kellan and Sara. They've been friends since childhood, and remained that for years. Kellan's her boss, while Sara was happy enough to be an ER nurse. He has hook ups and casual flings and doesn't believe in marriage. She wants the whole package. But sex was on the table that night and it was time to get wild. But when Monday came around, the other one had a ha ...more
For friends and coworkers Sara and Kellan thats all they are until one night a chance occurs for the two to have a weekend full of sex.

That should be the end of it right? One weekend..scratch the itch and be done. Kellan doesn't do more and Sara isn't a sex without ties person.

When the weekend isn't enough things changw. Will their friendship and working relationship survive or will more come out of it ?
Heather andrews
Jul 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing

Kellan has no problem stating what he wants, “I want sex in public. I want to tie you up in bed and eff you . And I want to pull you over my lap and spank that sexy *** of yours.” I loved Kellan, he was relentless.
Aug 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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In my humble opinion, this book is just perfect. Perfect couple, perfect pace, perfect story development!
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Penny Watson
Aug 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this. Great friends-to-lover romance.
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Writing a book was number one on Mari Carr’s bucket list and on her thirty-fourth birthday, she set out to see that goal achieved. Too many years later, her computer is jammed full of stories — novels, novellas, short stories and dead-ends and she has nearly eighty published works.

A Virginia native, Mari Carr is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller of contemporary erotic romance novels. With

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