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Raffles to Rattles

(Celebration #8)

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When Sophia Thayer realized that she’d squandered her savings, she decided to take on a second job. She didn’t particularly want to dust off her four-inch dancing shoes and get back into that line of work, but she knew the money would be good, especially if she got the job at Pleasure Your Fantasies.

Scott Allen has had a thing for Sophia since he’d met her, and it wasn’t
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Kindle Edition, 128 pages
Published May 26th 2017
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Phylis Carpenter
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Scott is a Paramedic and Sophia is an ICU Nurse at Celebration Hospital in the ER Department. They both have hectic schedules and are now working opposite shifts. Makes it really hard to spend the time together that they want too. Her and Scott decide to go their separate ways.

Sophia makes decent money but she used to dance and her stage name was Sassy Pants, she decides to go to a Gentleman's club and audition for a job. She makes great money but will she keep the job. She needs to pay off her
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Alicia
Jun 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
"Raffles to Rattles" (Celebration Township Book 8) by Stacy Eaton

Sophia and Scott had their first date after she "won" him at the Valentine's Day Bachelor Auction. They hit it off and dated for a little over a month but found it to hard to maintain a relationship with their conflicting work schedules. But every now and again they did find time for a tryst here and there.

When Sophia starts to feel as if she is drowning under her student loan payments and realizes her house needs some major repa
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Vera mallard
May 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
STORY-LINE RAFFLES TO RATTLES BY STACY EATON:

In author Stacy Eaton's latest book, Raffles To Rattles, book 8 of the Celebration Series, we find Sophia Thayer and Scott Allen, battling each other and their situation. Sophia won a date with Scott at the Valentine's Day Auction. After a short relationship, they went separate ways, except for one explosive intense night on Mother's Day.

Sophia, in need of money for house repairs and students loans, applies to dance at the new gentleman's club in town
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Becky Claxon
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is book 8 in the Celebration Series. This book has a different flavor to it like all the others. I am thoroughly enjoying this series and encourage you to read the books.

In this book Sophia who is an ICU nurse at the hospital in Celebration is looking at her house that needs work and thinking about paying off her school loans., but she need more money than she is making. There is a new Gentleman's Club in a town about an hour away. She used to dance as Sassy Pants to get her through college
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Katt Alexander
Nov 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Sophia and Scott have a history, full of highs and lows. Scott has always known that he loved Sophia. He’s thrilled when Sophia bids, and wins, a date with him at a Bachelor Auction. Both of them can sense that there is something between them, but their conflicting schedules eventually drive a wedge in their relationship. Sophia is a trauma nurse, and Scott is a first responder. After a particularly grueling shift, they seek solace with each other in the “nap room”. Sophia, needing extra money t ...more
Scarlet Fanning
The Celebration series continues with a Father's Day theme in the story of Sophia and Scott.

Sophia Thayer is an ICU RN and has taken a part-time job as a dancer at a gentlemen's club to pay off bills (student loan, house repairs, etc.). On the night she is auditioning on the center stage before a full house of hopefull members, several of the men from Celebration are in the audience. They are checking out the club for a bachelor party. In that group is Scott Allen...a man with whom she had a re
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Iwona
May 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
What a wonderful story. It was a great, quick read. This is my first book by Stacey and I look forward to reading more. I couldn't put it down, it just kept me interested with what is going to happen next. Scott and Sophia are moving along with their lives. They both like each other but life has different plans fir them. She needs to support herself and He's already in a place to relax in life. Sophia goes back to dancing because she needs the money. Scott doesn't like it. Can they make it work ...more
Jimnlori
Jun 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Raffles to Rattles is the eighth book in The Celebration Series by Stacy Eaton. I really enjoyed Sophia and Scott's love story.
Sophia wasn't embarrassed by her career as a dancer, but she also thought she would never go back to it after receiving her nursing degree so finding herself auditioning again was nerve racking. Her plan was to just do it for a few months until she got caught up on a few bills then quit, but keeping it from her friends might be more difficult than she thought.
Scott was
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Lynn Mullan
May 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sophia Thayer has bills piling up, and her house needs some repairs. Her job at the hospital is not covering it, so she decides to dust off her dancing shoes and resurrect her 'Sassy Pants' persona, a couple of nights a week, dancing at the New Gentlemen's Club: Pleasure Your Fantasies.
Paramedic Scott Allen has had the hots for Sophia since the bachelor auction.
On a boys night out, to scope out a new club for a bachelor party, he is surprised - and also turned on - by Sassy's sexy dance routine.
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Gina Smith
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sophia has been working in the ICU at Celebration Hospital but her bills have been piling up. To earn some extra money she decides to take a short term job working as an exotic dancer. The job she finds in at a gentleman's club outside of town and she is hoping not to run into anyone she knows. Scott is a paramedic in Celebration Township. Sophia and Scott dated for awhile but their conflicting schedules caused them to drift apart. When Scott stumbles upon Sophia (Sassy) at the club why does he ...more
Melanie Milburn
May 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Surprise, Surprise

Sophia and Scott start a relationship after she wins him at the Bachelor Auction. They both really liked each other before and have a hot and fun time together for six weeks before conflicting nursing and paramedic schedules put the brakes on their budding relationship.
Sophia is in for several surprises. A former exotic dancer, she unexpectedly finds herself dancing again at a new, upscale gentlemen's club to help pay off her student loans and for repairs to her house. The bigg
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Jaime
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I enjoy the Celebration Series more with every book.

This story features Sophia and her return as Sassy Pants to make some extra cash. Choosing a gentleman's club an hour outside of town, she doesn't expect to run into friends, co-workers, or Scott, her ex. Scott's jealousy and Sophia's fierce independence have them clashing as much as the two are drawn together. But like the other Celebration couples, the pair are just too good together to stay apart. I can't wait to see more of them in later st
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Ellen
May 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sophia is an ICU nurse and Scott is a paramedic and they dated for a few months, they broke it off because their conflicting work schedules never allowed them to be together. Sophia needs extra money to help pay her college loans and to pay for much needed maintenance on her home, so she starts dancing a few nights a week (aka stripping). Scott finds out and is not happy about it and wants her to stop...but Sophia does what Sophia wants! Great read and looking forward to reading the other books ...more
Xtymom
May 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
This Celebration Series is so good. I really enjoyed each book that has been released and Sophia and Scott's story is no different. Once I picked it up I couldn't put it down. I won't bore you with reiterating the book blurb because you've already read that. Sophia and Scott's relationship has a few twists that they have to decide how to handle. I love how things ended up because it's a perfect place for them to be at in their relationship. I hope to see more of them in future Celebration books. ...more
Patti
May 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am very excited and loving this series by Stacy Eaton!! I was really looking forward to Sophia and Scott's book and I have to say it was another great surprising, suspenseful and loving book!! When Sophia finds out she is pregnant by Scott, she is scared because she has never known love. Can Scott prove to her that he can be that for her and their child?? Definitely a one click...do not hesitate, you will love this book!! ...more
Sandi Ramirez
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Finally we find out what happened AFTER the auction!

Sophie and Scott's book turned out to be a good one. I knew that Sophie or Sassy Pants as she used to be known as, would be just the goal to school her man on how to treat a modern day woman. Just because they might have been a dancer, or still dance has no bearing on their character.

As always we get to catch up with some of our favorite Celebration friends while reading all about Sassy and Scott.
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Mommysuz
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love the Celebration Series. Celebration is a small town where everyone knows and helps each other out. Book 8 is about Sophia and Scott. Sophia is a nurse who needs extra cash to pay for house repairs. She dusts off her dance shoes and becomes a exotic dancer, again. What a great story you will not be able to put it down.
This is a standalone boom with a happy ending.

Coral Mitchell
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sophia and Scott like each other but their work schedules conflict too often to spend much time together. Sophia is incredibly independent and Scott can't seem to say anything right and is dead set against her dancing again, anywhere. Great story with wonderful characters and all the town's people we love. I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book. ...more
Kate
Nov 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The celebration series is overall a great read and a fun series - a great concept to focus on a town and a group of people - with recurring characters that you meet in say book 1 or 2 getting their own story in book 4 or 5. Really really like this series. Raffles to rattles is a sweet story that fits into the series well - characters are great and so real.
Samantha
Nov 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really do wish a town like Celebration Township existed. It was so fun catching up with previous characters and falling in love with new ones. Nurse Sophia and paramedic Scott are so adorable together! I read this story too quickly. I was so sad when I realized Id read the last chapter! Can't wait for the mext book. ...more
Ellen
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is another great addition to the Celebration series! It has everything all the other books had: great main characters who are real people with real issues and real emotions. I also loved catching up with characters from previous books. Can't wait for the next story! ...more
dawn hampton
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
In love with Scott !!

Ok so I think this one my be my new favorite
Scott and Sofia
She bought him at an auction and slowly falling in love
A true sweet with heat
Can't wait for the next book
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suze joyce
May 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: stacey-eaton
Scott and Sophia lead very busy lives, work keeps them very busy and Sophia takes on shifts at a club that Scott doesn't approve of. Will a complication bring them together or split them for ever, a story that will make you think of values vs money. ...more
Debra
Sep 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Opposite's attract

Sophia and Scott used to date. They ended up apart as their schedules kept them apart. When Sophia takes a job at a working men's club Scott gets very upset and realises that he's in love with Sophia. Wonderful story totally recommended
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Marie Godley
Oct 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sophia seemed to have got things sorted and left the world of dancing behind but life has other ideas. This book brings the characters together and leaves things open to discover more in the next book in the series.
Jill Johns
Apr 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Meet the Dancer and Paramedic

This story is fantastic. You get to meet Sophia who was the former dancer who helped Jason from an earlier story. You get to know Scott the dependable and steady paramedic. Watch the town come alive.
Sue
Another awesome book in the Celebration series by Stacy Eaton. I haven’t been able to stop since I began this series. I loved Sophia and Scott’s story. I enjoyed the background on the gentleman’s club and the interaction of the girls.
Natalie
Jan 16, 2019 rated it liked it
Stupid couple #2. These two didn’t really stand out in the series, like stupid couple #1 everything would’ve gone a lot smoother if they’d just talked. The club was interesting, and I hope QM gets his own story. It was good as a standalone, otherwise they felt overshadowed.
Kaitie
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've become extremely accustomed to flirty and fun with the Celebration series. Now don't get me wrong, this book has that. I mean seriously, just look at the title. But this book has a very special and important scene in it, and I cried and cried. But it was so beautiful!!!

Ok now on to Harper and Mason! I've loved Harper since we first met her and I've been waiting for her happy ending. And Mason, he's exactly what our girl needs. Sexy and sweet and just everything you want in a guy! They each
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Linda
Jun 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Scott goes to a Gentlemen's Club with some friends to scheck it out for a combined bachelor party.
He is surprised to see his ex-girlfriend dancing there.
Scott is in for more than seeing her dance and wanting to get back together again.
Come laugh, love and learn with the people of Celebration.
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Stacy Eaton is a USA Today Best Selling author and began her writing career in October of 2010. Stacy took an early retirement from law enforcement after over fifteen years of service in 2016, with her last three years in investigations and crime scene investigation to write full time.

Stacy resides in southeastern Pennsylvania with her husband, who works in law enforcement, and her teen daughter.
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Other books in the series

Celebration (1 - 10 of 13 books)
  • Tangled in Tinsel (Celebration #1)
  • Tears to Cheers (Celebration #2)
  • Heathens to Hearts (Celebration, #3)
  • Rainbows Bring Riches (Celebration, #4)
  • Sweet as Sugar (Celebration, #5)
  • Making Mom Mad: The Celebration Series, Book 6
  • Sparklers or Spankings (Celebration #7)
  • Flirting with Fireworks (Celebration #9)
  • Working with Wheels (The Celebration Series Book 10)
  • Masquerading at Midnight (The Celebration Series Book 11)

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