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Disorderly Conduct

(The Academy #1)

3.70  ·  Rating details ·  2,245 ratings  ·  355 reviews
You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone…

Police academy cadet Charlie Burns can’t believe his luck when the gorgeous blonde he meets in a bar murmurs those magic words: “Nothing serious, ’kay?” Mind-blowing, no-strings sex with Ever Carmichael—it’s the holy grail of hookups for a guy who’s too busy following in his law enforcement family’s footsteps to think about ge
Mass Market Paperback, 354 pages
Published August 29th 2017 by Avon
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Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
Jan 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
The deeper I fall into friendship with Charlie, the deeper I sink into the point of no return.

The queen of dirty talk strikes gold with her newest series! A sexy and humorous romp, Disorderly Conduct was an entertaining read from start to finish. It was the perfect blend of humor and Tessa's signature steam. It was smart and sassy and oh so cute! I had a goofy smile on my face the entire time. It was utterly delicious with a sexy meet cute and a ridiculously swoony grovel a
nick (the infinite limits of love)

1 stars is too much for this book ...

Folks, settle down. I'm about to get real ranty in this review for Disorderly Conduct. I normally like Tessa Bailey's books, but they've progressively been getting worse, turning from sexy contemporary romances to outright crass pornography. Despite my grumblings about some of her last few books, I've been looking forward to reading Disorderly Conduct because she goes back to cops here. It started out okay, but man this book turned out to be a really messy, a
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
5 AMAZING stars <3

Disorderly Conduct was exactly what I needed and even more.It was a fun,sweet,cute and super hot story.I have read many books from Tessa Bailey but this one was something else.


Charlie own my heart.This man, I fell in love with him slowly and omg he is worth everything!He is sexy, swoon-worthy,sweet,protective,possessive and the best of all he has a dirty mouth like no other!Ever is such a sweetheart.I loved their relationship.They have an amazing chemistry and each time they're

A top-notch erotic romance read. My favourite by Tessa Bailey so far!

Disorderly Conduct begins with two lovers who fear commitment. The hero turns into an alpha male who also becomes a crazy romantic. Literally, crazy for the heroine and it was totally adorable and funny. The heroine had a heart of gold, and was a pretty cool chick.

Not only did it kick ass in the romance department, but if you've read any Tessa Bailey books before, you know you're in for some super hot sex scenes and fabu
Sep 07, 2017 marked it as avoid
A stalker hero that is in training to be police and can't take no for an answer?
No matter what the reviews say.
Also, can someone hit them with a 4x4 when they can't take a break up ESPECIALLY when they implied "no strings".
God forbid if the woman breaks it off!
If the woman breaks it off and they keep pursuing, they're persistent and romantic and know their minds yet if the tables are turned the women are then batshit crazy and clingy and should know when to move on?

Read nick's 1-st
Gi's Spot Reviews
Woohoo! A brand new series from Tessa Bailey!

Yes, I couldn't have been more excited when TB announced this upcoming series, and I may have screamed like a little girl when I got this book in my e-reader, after all there isn't one story by her that I don't devour and love in any way, and Disorderly Conduct was no exception!

Charlie and Ever's story - as well as the whole series, I suspect - has a bit of different feel from Tessa's other series, and this is one of the things that most captivates in
Aug 22, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017-releases
***Review posted on The Eater of Books! blog***

Disorderly Conduct by Tessa Bailey
Book One of The Academy series
Publisher: Avon
Publication Date: August 29, 2017
Rating: 3 stars
Source: eARC from Edelweiss

Summary (from Goodreads):

You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone…

Police academy cadet Charlie Burns can’t believe his luck when the gorgeous blonde he meets in a bar murmurs those magic words: “Nothing serious, ’kay?” Mind-blowing, no-strings sex with Ever Carmichael—it’s the holy grail of h
“In all the wild world, there is no more desperate a creature than a human being on the verge of losing love.”

And the queen of dirty talking romances has written another winner again!!

I will avoid having something and losing it—again—at all costs. So why am I clinging to Ever like a drunk with his last forty-ounce?

For police academy cadet Charlie Burns nothing is more important than becoming a police officer and following in the family legacy footsteps. He doesn’t have time

Aug 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 stars

Disorderly Conduct by Tessa Bailey was a very enjoyable read.
I enjoyed the storyline, it was fun, sexy and kept me turning the pages late into the night.
Charlie and Ever were great characters that I easily connected with and loved watching them come together.
I loved their banter, I loved the chemistry between them and I loved how vulnerable they were once they realised what started off as just sex turned into something more.


Overall, Disorderly Conduct is a well written, engaging and enter
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God Charlie was such a shitty hero. I mean an absolutely selfish, mind game playing, gutless asshole. He spent pretty much the entire book playing mind games with the heroine and pushing her away. Then only to go chasing after her and then immediately getting spooked out about the commitment and push her away again. I couldn’t stand him and I felt like she was such a doormat. He wanted her to be OK with being just friends with benefits and when she told him she was ready to try something more se ...more
Sep 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Victoria by: Yasmine
One of My Top Ten Reads of 2017~ LOVED IT!

4.50+ RATING – Disorderly Conduct has romantic comedy written all over it, seriously, this is prime Hollywood movie material right here. And usually that’s not my thing. Like at all. But let me tell you, it totally freakin’ worked! This book was so much fun. Cute and sexy but with a lot of heart, what a great surprise. I’m a long term Tessa Bailey fan and this is definitely one of my favorites from her.

The book wasn’t perfect. I don’t usually like chara
Lacey (laceybooklovers)
Sososoooo good!!!! I freaking love everything and anything by Tessa Bailey. This was such a fabulous start to the Academy series – Ever and Charlie were fun, sweet, and dirrrty. I'm already dying for more!

Review to come!

Thanks to the publisher for generously providing me an ARC to review.
The bad? The ridiculous, cheesy cover. Also, the ridiculous name that is Ever Carmichael.

Everything else however, was pretty good, particularly since I found myself quite entertained for a sustained period of time. In a nutshell: woman stops a no-strings fling in order to get into a serious relationship. Unhappy and offended guy who has been booted out of this fling abruptly sabotages every effort of hers to do so, having been classified as the kind who wouldn’t commit.

Charlie’s panic about losi
Feb 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
4-4.25 Stars

OK, So I love this author and I also love a book about "police" romance and this one did fit the bill but not entirely so.

I truly loved and adored Charlie and I understood his hang-up BUT at times it was a bit frustrating too. Now Ever, I adored her and yet also disliked her in moments too, now her hang-ups sorry, I just couldn't get onboard and so because of that her character annoyed me at times. BUT can I say that together, OMG, did they EVER literally, light up the pages with the
Ivy Deluca
Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
LOVED it. Full review to come.

ETA: Did a full joint review withmy blogmate YaYa on After Dark Book Lovers, which you can read here -

It's a fun ONS that turns into a month and then turns into more. I really enjoyed all parts of it and if you're into sexy, funny with a good emotional core type of romance, you may enjoy this.
Jun 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
True Rating 4.5 stars!

When I first saw the cover to Disorderly Conduct and read the synopsis I thought it was going to be a fun read. I mean a romance with a police cadet and a nothing serious kinda girl sounds like there is going to be a lot of humor, romance, and drama. The story starts out like I expected but as it went on it became exceedingly romantic. I was not in any way expecting the seriously romantic, blow my mind type of romance scenes that this story delivered. Be still my heart, I a
~*~ 4 1/2 STARS ~*~

A new series by the amazing Tessa Bailey? YES PLEASE! You have to know by now that if Tessa Bailey writes a book, I will be FIRST IN LINE to devour it whole! To say that I was excited for The Academy Series would be a total understatement. After reading the synopsis of DISORDERLY CONDUCT, I was all in. Hell, I was all in once I caught a glimpse of the cover! Ms. Bailey is known for a lot of great things in the romance world, but the main thing that I love about her work has go
beachbum bookworm
Jan 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
To begin with I will always give a separate rating on my romances for their level of steaminess...that way if this is something that makes or breaks your potential to read a book you are not wasting your time.
💖very mild. Either no sex at all or just eluded to.
💖💖 sex scenes are described in this book
💖💖💖little left to the imagination. The author is really painting you a picture
💖💖💖💖 wowzers! this could be the amount of sex, detail, dirty talk, etc.
I gave this book 4 stars and 💖💖💖.
Oh Ever and Cha
Sep 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
OMFG! This was so sexy and romantic and cute and funny and charming!! Tessa Bailey's men in uniform are so freaking hot!!

I loved the banter, how Charlie (H) was so clueless about his feelings but he wants Ever (h) all to himself and he sabotages her attempts at dating other men.

I loved how they grew from casual hookup to HEA but the very first time they met, they already had these feelings that they usually didn't have for other partners.

I loved that there was actually no cheating and no OM/OW
Linda (un)Conventional Bookworms
Disorderly Conduct was a fun read, sweet romance, with protagonists who were sure they didn't want a real relationship.
Aug 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
I've heard so much about Tessa Bailey's books, but I wasn't blown away by the one I read, so I decided to give this one a try.

I liked Ever and Charlie. They're both similar in so many ways and it was amusing to watch them navigate this non-relationship. I did like Jack and Danica and I'm hoping they each get their own story.

Plot wise it got a bit repetitive. Ever and Charlie have excellent chemistry and the UST was all over the place. My main complaint {for lack of a better word} is that when
Nov 28, 2018 rated it liked it
AUDIOBOOK – Female and Male narrator

Charlie and Ever agree to no strings attached hook-ups. Not even friendship, just hookups. Somewhere along the way they both need more.

Parts of the story were funny and made funnier by the male narrator. I really enjoyed his Brooklyn accent. Some of it was a bit corny, but still kind of cute. And other parts were far-fetched.

Nonetheless, this was a quick and easy story. Nice ‘in-between’ read. Enjoyed listening to it.
Jul 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This is a super fun and steamy first book in this new series by Tessa Bailey! Her writing is so fresh and witty. I laughed out loud as well as swooned so hard for Charlie and Ever!

Charlie Burns comes from a long line of police officers. He's been groomed from an early age to become the best of the best. Eat, breathe, live the life of a cop. Sacrifice everything else with no distractions. He is currently in the Police Academy, and he desperately wants to make his bureau chief father and lie
Yvette ~ Nose Stuck in a Book
Not since Tessa Bailey's Line of Duty series have I been more excited about the prospect of delving into a cop romance. There's just something about a man in uniform that screams Alpha male and Tessa Bailey is incomparably amazing when it comes to creating sexy, swoon-worthy, deliciously over-the-top Alpha heroes. With her new series, The Academy, the author gives readers a new group of officers-in-training to drool over, starting with Charlie Burns in Disorderly Conduct. Packed with heat, humor ...more
Chitra *CJ*
Aug 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
THIS SOUNDS SO GOOD!! *hail the queen TB*

"Disorderly Conduct" is the story of Charlie and Ever (right? Doesnt TB have the best heroine names?!)
Two commitment phobes start a no strings attached relationship. Both are heavily influenced by their pasts- Charlie with his runaway mother and Ever because of the Mistress rules handed over by the women in her family.
Things are going well, until an eye opening revelation by Ever's mother makes her reconsider her life choice, and she breaks it off with
Kimberly / Love Notes Book Blog
Aug 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reread, arc
4.5-4.75 stars! I loved this book! It was delicious! I'm not usually a gusher in my reviews. But this is one of the best books I've read in months, so I'm going to gush a little.

This is Charlie and Ever's story. Ever comes from a long line of mistresses. Her mother and grandmother were mistresses. They had rules they followed, including to never date single men, never see each the same man for longer than a month, and never get attached. Ever was raised the same way. She doesn't date married me
4.5 Stars!! Review to come...

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Disorderly Conduct pits 2 independent, one night stand type people against each other in a battle of wills! Will either of them admit that maybe a long term relationship is exactly what they want from the other? (I'm not so sure...these two are pretty stubborn!)

Ever's mom, grandma, and great grandma all taught her the Mistress rules. Ever doesn't sleep with married men like the other women in her family, but she still follows the rest of the rules because she fears getting attached and the
Anna's Herding Cats

Reviewed for herding cats & burning soup. (Review live 8/30)

Goodness. Police recruits. A whole herd of charming, cocky police recruits heating up the streets of New York. Yes, please! lol Bailey's won me over with the Academy series. I actually started with book two then came back to Disorderly Conduct. And the crazy mess that's Charlie and Ever. And was fun.

The Gist: Horny lust filled eyes meet across a bar one night and BAM! naked bits are rejoicing! Ever
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