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Can't Touch This

(Can't Touch This #1)

3.91  ·  Rating details ·  3,140 ratings  ·  480 reviews
I don’t want to touch it.
I really, really don’t.
He’s egotistical, crass, and my patient’s owner—which makes him totally off limits.
Yep, that’s right. He owns the wiener I’m currently working on.
A wiener dog—get your dirty mind out of the gutter.
I’ve also worked on his spoodle, his cocker-shitzu, and a cheagle—don’t ask. (And no, it’s not a sexual position.)
It doesn’t
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Published September 5th 2016
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Hulya Kara Yuksel
Sep 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ryder <3

If someone told me earlier, one day Pepper Winters (Tess Hunter her pen name) will write a book and it will make you laugh like an idiot, I would said that person "oh pls shut up!" :-D Because never in a million years I couldn't believe it, one day Pepper will do that.. BUT god bless her, that woman always finds a way to surprise me because as may you know she normally writes dark stuffs which I'm addicted her sick&twisted books. Because of that this book really, really surprised me. It
Pepper Winters
Sep 06, 2016 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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I don't want to touch it.
I really, really don't.
He's egotistical, crass, and my patient's owner--which makes him totally off limits.
Yep, that's right. He owns the wiener I'm currently working on.
A wiener dog--get your dirty mind out of the gutter.
I've also worked on his Spoodle, his Cocker-shitzu, and a Cheagle--don't ask. (And no, it's not a se
Lo Bookfrantic
Dec 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was different, lighter and funny. I utterly enjoyed it. I must say is not for everyone though if you are used to Pepper's dark writing style this one is the opposite. But it was funny and an interesting story. ...more
Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
I think this was the only time I gave a Pepper Winters book less than 5 stars but it came pretty close. I really tried to, but the FMC, Vesper, got on my nerves one too many times.

I loved that this was such a departure from what I've come to know and love from this author. There was none of the darkness, no suspense, but the underlying theme of love still remained and boy can this author right about love. This story was light and sweet and refreshing, and the only angst was that which the charac
Bark  |  Ladies Of Horror Fiction
3 1/2 rounded up to a 4.

I cannot lie even when I receive free things. This book and I did not start off well (but it did get better!).

Vesper is a young, beautiful woman dedicated to her veterinarian practice. She doesn’t want a man messing up her life. Ryder is a dedicated dog rescuer living off of an inheritance. He drops in whenever he needs assistance because he’s cocky, has a crush on Vesper and her website does say drop-ins are welcome, after all. Vesper is instantly annoyed every time he
Karen Mc
Sep 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
“Sometimes love happens when you least expect. You can’t prepare for it, you can’t be ready. It just happens.” ~Unknown

Love lands on you when you least expect it; you’re not prepared for your life to be altered or your path to change its destination. Sometimes stories cross your path and give you great pleasure when you aren’t expecting them where their releases may be ones of surprise. These stories start as surprises but buried beneath the writing they become the best books and unexpected pie
Lea ★
I am usually not a big fan of romantic comedies, but since this is written by Pepper Winters, I had to give it a go.
Loved it! :)
Talia (Red Hot Ink)
DNF. More like I'll pick you up another day, in another life. It just didn't pull me in. I don't know...
It was good, though so maybe someday...
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Pepper Winters... that name is synonymous with writing very successful dark, twisted romances that wrap themselves around your heart, squeezing the life out of the very organ that keeps you alive. This author likes to give your nerves and emotions a good work out so that by the time you've turned the last page, as much as you feel completely fulfilled and content as a reader, you kinda al
✝✝ Ⓓaisy ❣ ✝✝
As much I love Pepper's Winter, this wasn't my cup of tea. The hero and heroine were talking like pets. And I couldn't continue after 30%.
And it wasn't hilarious for me.
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Title: Can't Touch This
Author: Tess Hunter (a.k.a Pepper Winters)
Category: Romantic Comedy
Series or Standalone: Standalone
POV: Dual
Plot: 5
Characters: 5
Scorching Level: 5
HEA: Not telling

There are very few authors that I would read anything from. Pepper Winters is one of them.
This book is a hilarious romantic comedy that will make you smile, laugh and swoon. It is a story that comes straight from the author's
Blushing Reader
Sep 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star-reads
I love Pepper Winters and her dark, angst filed stories but I am crushing on her even more as a romantic comedy story teller. Can't Touch This was perfectly and amazingly written... Witty, sexy, sweet and hot! Just what I needed, an easy to devour love story with sexy goodness and corny banter ...more
3.25 Stars
Pianka *call me PIU*
“I don’t want to touch it.
I really, really don’t.
But then last week…he caught me staring at his um, cough, package.
His bossy commands switched to a cocky smirk.
He gave me permission to do something I promised myself I would never ever do.
I can touch it.
If I want…”

What comes to your mind when you hear the name: “Pepper Winters”???
Dark, twisted, intense, sexy, powerful, angst and a whole lot of other emotions which only Ms. Winters is an expert in bringing out of every reader.

She has always
Anne's Corner Book Blog (AC)
Sep 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
Wow what an unexpected pleasant surprise! This is the first book I read of Pepper Winters and I LIKE IT A LOT. Can’t Touch This literally came out of nowhere. I have not seen any cover or promotion about this and BAM! It came crashing into our book world. This book had me giggling, laughing out loud, and hot and heavy at the same time.

Vesper is a veterinarian. She works with her best friend Polly among other funny/nosy employees. Ryder rescues animals so he constantly shows up at the office unan
Mar 15, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: funny-reads
3.5 Stars

Definitely a change in pace from Pepper Winters's darker side. It was a light, fun read. Loved the banter between Vesper and Ryder. I couldn't have read this at a better time seeing as how we just got a new puppy so I could relate to a lot of the goings on in this book. Well parts of it, anyway. The sex was hawt and aside for some borderline cheesy dialogue, I quite enjoyed it. Bravo on your debut romantic comedy, Ms. Winters!
Paula D
Sep 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Such a cute, laugh at loud, corky story! Vesper a vet who loves her job and is annoyed by Ryder Carson who shows up all the time with different sick animals who need help but the annoying part is Ryder is hot as hell! Ryder is cocky, very flirty and humorous and wants Vesper bad but with all his perv jokes and touchiness will Vesper open up her heart and give Ryder a chance? Will Vesper finally find the man she's been wishing for? I laughed so hard at parts of this book I cried! Ryder has my per ...more
Chris K.
Oct 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing

I have no words for such talents. Pepper Winters has outdone herself in this release.

“Tell you that the past few months you’ve given me something that I haven’t had in a very long time. That I can be myself with you. I can play around and your snooty responses make me so fucking hard.”

Since she wrote all my favorite dark novels, I didn't expect this type from her but she blew me away. I loved all the elements in this book from writing to characters to plot. And I can't wait to read m
Radd Reader
“How quickly can you get naked?” My eyes flared open. “Is that a trick question?”

“She’d been a cow to me first, might as well milk her a bit to see what sort of cream I could earn.
Another bad analogy?
So what, I wasn’t a poet. Suck it.”

My Thoughts: The following are my thoughts about this book:
- Trigger warning: animal cruelty. Off page, but the H rescues mistreated dogs so sometimes there were comments about what happened to the poor animals
- Setting: Thorn River (a tiny town l
Stephanie (Bookfever)
So this book was something different from this author. She usually writes rather dark books (as Pepper Winters), which I love so much. This one, though, is a romantic comedy. I'm more into dark romance but I enjoy a funny book from time to time.

I liked this book, I really did but that was it. I didn't fully love this one but I did laugh my ass off. Some things in the story were just so damn funny. And of course the animals in it stole my heart. I also liked the banter between Vesper and Ryder a
This was a sweet and pretty simple romance. No real OM or OW drama. the hero and heroine were devoted to one another throughout and neither was a man/woman whore. the sexual chemistry was steamy. I defiantly recommend to animal lovers.
Danielle Harris
Jan 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Never laughed so hard until I read this book!

This book had me rolling the whole time. This is going to be in my top favorite reads this year. If your looking so something super hot and hilarious you found it right here. Ryder is my most favorite character.
Sep 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
As Tess Hunter, dark romance writer Pepper Winters ventures into a very different genre and aces it. Can’t Touch This is a silly, funny romance that could’ve been a complete miss if not for the powerful emotions coursing through the whole story. It may be an easy read, but it’s an unforgettable one.

Recommended for everyone. Seriously. Read this if you want a lighthearted read, a slightly emotional one, a funny one, a relaxing one… You won’t regret it.

When I first opened Can’t Touch This, I didn’
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
You can't ever ever hide a genius. Pepper could write under pen name - Princess Consuela Banana Hammock and still be recognised for the sheer perfection of the story. Her furry baby died and she poured her heart out in this rom-com about a vet and an animal saviour . What a fantastic , funny, laugh-out-loud sweet little story it is.
Vesper Carla Fairfax is a struggling vet, she's passionate, committed and driven to save every abused , sick , hurting animal she comes across. Ryder Carson is her m
April Symes
Awesome romantic story that has such humor and love with a bit of angst thrown in. What was so sweet is it has a theme built in around animals , which being an animal lover myself, I totally adored. Vesper is a vet and totally rocks at her job because of her love for the animals. Only thing is , she has this client, Ryder Carson , who is quite bothersome because he is always around. He is so cocky and very flirty and in her face. Very distracting for Vesper because she doesn’t know how to respon ...more
Diane (Books and Tequila Blog)
Sep 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle, unlimited
I absolutely loved this surprise release, cover and all!! "Can't Touch This" starts off kind of silly but with enough depth and substance that it drew me into the story right away and kept me interested (and laughing) throughout.

"This man had hard edges and soft and the soft was only visible when he looked at hurting dogs and placed his trust in me to fix it."

Quirky hero, Ryder Carson, with a bossy gruff exterior is constantly demanding attention at Tales of Tails Veterinary practice with new an
Crazy for Books (Stephanie)
Sep 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Cute and fun...

Ryder Carson is a pushy man. He never makes an appointment and demanded Vesper's attention when he brings in a rescued dog to her Veterinary Clinic. They rubbed each other the wrong way... or is that just frustration hiding as sexual tension?

Ryder, couldn't figure out why Vesper Fairfax turned from sweet and open vet to snarky and closed off. It only takes one night of fever from the flu for things to change between the two of them. Ryder is nice and helpful, causing Vesper to re
Sep 26, 2016 rated it liked it
A silly little comedic romance based around a vet and a dog rescuer. What saves this book is the well developed characters, that despite their inane backwards and forwards banter, the reader becomes attached to.

Vesper is the 'every girl' neurotic vet, who is enjoying career success while totally striking out at love.

Ry is a wonderful as hell, a lot alpha and a huge marshmallow when it comes to abused or abandoned animals...a combination certain to explode ovaries and diminish female
Sep 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
#ArcRead.. SOOOO GOOD!!!! You must add it to your TBR list; TRUST ME and don't worry it's releasing VERY SOON! Full review shortly. ...more
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