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Strictly Confidential

(The Boardroom #3)

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What’s your pleasure?

From Lynda Aicher, author of the bestselling Wicked Play books, comes an exclusive invitation to the Boardroom—where working late has its rewards.


Life is about power—who has it, who doesn’t.

Anyone who says otherwise hasn’t spent time in Kennedy Keller’s business-casual two-point-five-inch heels. A woman in a world very much run by men, Kennedy does wha
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Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 304 pages
Published August 27th 2018 by Carina Press
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Chris  C - A Midlife Wife
So awesome! Love this series of stand-alones. Sizzling hot!
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This is the second book in The Boardroom series that I have read and just like the first one, this was an awesome story.

What sets this author apart and what makes Strictly Confidential such a fabulous story is first of all, the heat and off the charts connection between the main characters. The sizzling fire between them will touch you right in the gut. Erotic, sensual and so captivating!

The second thing is the entire flo
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Sissy's Romance Book Review
Strictly Confidential by Lynda Aicher is book Three in The Boardroom Series. This is the story of Kennedy Keller and Matt Hamilton. I have read the previous books, but feel you can make this a standalone book if you wish to do so.
Kennedy has worked to be a strong, hard business women to prove to other and her father that she can handle the business world. But taking on night to herself to let her self be dominated sexually with Matt ends up leading to her wanting him more. Matt dealing with a b
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BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
The 3rd in this kinky C-Suite series, the erotic scenes continue to heat up. This can be read as a standalone. Kennedy Keller is a VP and she fought hard for the position. She the one who is in control at the office. When a chance encounter with Matt reveals she may prefer not to be in control in the bedroom, it could be a deal breaker for Kennedy.

It is nice to see a lead where the woman is a strong and confident. She succeeds at work and also plays hard with the illicit sex parties for the powe
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Suey_Library
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
***Received an Advanced Readers Copy during a blog tour with TLC Book Tours in exchange for an honest review***

Have I mentioned yet recently how much I really enjoy romantic erotica where the fictional female lead isn't some inferior twatwaffle of a damsel? Man do I love a good strong, powerful female force who leads the novel just as much as the male character and comrades I can admit to you know, Strictly Confidential delivered. 

I LOVED the main characters. Kennedy was a breath of fresh air in
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Romancing the Book
Oct 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed by Shyla
Book provided by NetGalley
Originally posted at Romancing the Book

Strictly Confidential is a must read for lovers of a strong female lead! Kennedy is a woman who’s made her way to the top, clawing and fighting. Strong, beautiful, intelligent, and fierce, she’s the VP for her father’s company. Don’t let that fact fool you. She had to work three times as hard to be noticed, stay on top, and gain respect. A woman used to being on her guard, she prefers to seek her sexual relief in a
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TinaMarie
Apr 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Cheryl
Aug 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is the first book I have read in this series. In fact, I didn't know this book was part of a series. Yet, it can be read as a stand alone novel. Warning as this book is H-O-T. In fact, the sex and the characters, Kennedy and Matt are what the Fifty Shades should have been like. I can't speak to the books as I did not read them but I did see the movies and they were dullville. This book is what I expected from the movies. Yet, there was nothing dull about this book.

There was instant sexual
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Ruthie Taylor
Aug 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
~~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads ~~

This is the third book in the series - although there have been a couple of novellas too - I would recommend that you read them all, but this would stand alone too, as long as you understand the rules of The Boardroom!

Kennedy has been making sure that she is treated with the same respect as a man in her business life, trying to get her father to take her seriously. She uses the Boardroom to retain control over her sexual
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Kris
Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: wrrt, 2018
I received a copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads

Kennedy is a women in business. She's worked hard to be taken seriously in a very man dominated world of shipping pallets. She's hoping that one day her father will see her hard work and reward her with the business she's helped to build. After a long day of networking and seminars Kennedy is looking for some distraction, something completely not like her daytime persona. She decides to pick up a man in the hotel bar for a fling.
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Heather 123
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE

This was a different take from the usual boardroom series. First the couple meet outside the boardroom which isn't unusual because that has happened in other books in the series. But what's unique is that they have a one night stand and then go there separate ways only to meet back up again in the boardroom

I loved the connection between Kennedy and Matt. Appreciated how they tried to fight what they both knew they wanted and needed. Loved how they could only g
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Tracie R
Jul 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgally
4.5 Stars Kennedy and Matt story was an engrossing read. Strictly Confidential is book 3 in The Boardroom series and probably my favorite so far. I really enjoyed these two and look forward to reading more.
Avid Reader
Aug 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Strictly Confidential (The Boardroom #3) by Lynda Aicher
3.5 stars
M/F romance, BDSM
I was given this book for an honest review by Wicked Reads.

Matt is recovering from thinking that his desire to be a Dom are not good for him. He felt that he was losing control. However, when he meets Kennedy, he can't help but want again. His Dom side is coming out and despite the fact that he wants to remain in some control, she is a weakness for him. When he lets his Dom out to play, Matt realizes that he might
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Nathan
Aug 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Actually 3.5 stars.

I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Thanks to NetGalley for the copy.


Strictly Confidential is the third book in this series (but can also be read as a standalone) that I can’t wait to read the rest of. The premise of The Boardroom is that it is a group among businessmen and women providing a safe place to express and take part in certain sexual desires that aren’t accepted as ‘mainstream desires’. In this novel,
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Lauren loves llamas
Unlike the previous novels, this one doesn’t start in The Boardroom, but rather at a conference in SoCal, when Kennedy spies a particularly alluring man at her hotel bar. Kennedy’s at the conference as the VP of Operations at her family’s company, and the handsome man, Matt, is the new CEO of a trucking company – though neither of them know who each other is, as Matt refuses to talk about work. Their encounter is ridiculously hot and steamy, and since Matt insisted on no work talk, she leaves wi ...more
Christi Snow
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My Review:
A good measure of how much I loved this book...this is the first book I've read from this series, but immediately upon finishing it, I went online to buy print copies of the other two novels and all the ebook novellas. Yeah, I pretty much loved this story. But that's no surprise since I adored Lynda Aicher's Wicked Play series. So, the only question is...why the heck did I wait so long to pick this series up? Big mistake on my part.

So, the premise of this book...both Matt and Kennedy
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Deborah
Sep 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Strictly Confidential is off the charts, smoking hot!! Book three in The Boardroom series, Lynda Aicher has given us a spicy, but profound story. All the books in the series are great, but I seem to have a special place in my heart for Matt and Kennedy!
Kennedy is a successful women working for her father's company. He is very hard on her and she feels she has been continually "proving herself" where others would have already achieved that. The only place she feels her own power in within the wal
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BethyMac
Jul 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2018
This is the second book in the Boardroom Series that I have read and must say, although I am not a big erotica reader, I did really enjoy Kennedy and Matt's story. I really did enjoy the dynamic the author built between these two and loved the connection they shared

Matt Hamilton was your typical ex-military guy but I instantly fell in love with him. He was an Alpha male but he was tender and caring and he was a great dad, putting his kids first before himself. I loved that he had the Alpha side
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Steph
Aug 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Conferences are so boring, but when Kennedy Keller meets Matthew Hamilton, things start to look up. Thrilled with a night of hot power exchanges and anonymous sex, Kennedy finds herself wishing she'd have gotten Matt's number, because she sure can't get him off her mind. Luckily, he begins infiltrating every aspect of her world…including her exclusive sex club, The Boardroom.

Matt's whole life has been about his two kids. Raising them alone wasn't a walk in the park, but he wouldn't change it fo
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Lisa Marie ~ Words We Love By
Jul 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Lynda Aicher is back at The Boardroom with Strictly Confidential. In this installment, VP, all business Kennedy Keller steps out of her comfort zone and has a one night stand after a business conference. Little does she know that fate has played a trick on her and the man she never thought to see again, Matt Hamilton, turns up as a participant in one of her scenes at the Boardroom. Matt, a dominant who has repressed his needs to take care of his kids, is determined to make Kennedy his own.

Lynda
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Sara Strand
Sep 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a great book to read to get me out of my reading slump, coming in at 284 for the mass paperback this is a fast read. It starts almost immediately with some sexy action, which is what you'd expect from an erotic romance. Both the leading woman and man are interesting characters, though wildly different in different ways. They come together on a business conference and neither can let the one time encounter go. A chance meeting in The Boardroom brings them together again, to both of their ...more
Kari
Aug 27, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle, 2018, for-review
Strictly Confidential is the third book in the "Boardroom" series. I did read the novella that started things out, Done Deal. So I understood the basic premise of "The Boardroom". Basically, it's private club of people who like to explore their kink side in a safe and private environment. The name comes from them using boardrooms of the members after hours. Scenarios are set up ahead of time and rules are set into place. This book features Kennedy and Matt. They have a semi anonymous one night s ...more
Lara
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-2019
This one was a surprising miss for me, for a number of reasons.

First of all, after having reading book #2.5 with a minor character named Kellan, to have a character with the surname Kellar was a little off-putting. It took me a while, but I got past that.

I couldn't, however, get past the fact that I was bored almost to tears by this book. That was my second problem. When you've got an erotic romance novel, the word "bored" should never enter your thoughts. I think we were at roughly 45% when the
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Amy [Book Addict Reviews]
Jul 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Life is about power—who has it, who doesn’t.

Matt Hamilton spent years fighting his urges and pushing his need power and control to the side until he met Kennedy Keller.

Matt and Kennedy are both at a business conference and after meeting in a bar end up having a one-night stand. They don’t exchange any information other than their first names, because they never expected to see each other again. Things don’t always go as they are planned.

Both Matt and Kennedy are members of The Boardroom. Kenne
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Andrea Guy
Aug 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
I don't often make the foray into erotica. I don't know why erotica must always = BDSM. Something about this book caught my interest and when all is said and done, I actually enjoyed it.

What I really loved was that Kennedy wasn't a sub. You have no idea how happy that made me. I also liked that these characters weren't twentysomethings. That was absolutely amazing. I also loved that Matt was a father and that his kids are older, 15 and 19 respectively.

Oh and there was an actual plot, something I
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Rhonda
Jul 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely wonderful

Lynda Aicher's The Boardroom series is one of the most sensual series I've ever read. Strictly Confidential, the most recent offering is a stand alone read with the quality of writing I've come to expect from the author.
Kennedy and Matt are well fleshed out, realistic characters who have an instant attraction that is simply off the charts. But what makes the story so special is how they each come to explore themselves and what they want from each other and out of life. I tho
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Ayekah
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another fantastic Boardroom read, this one with a bit of a twist! What a great series!
Kennedy meets Matt at a convention, both bored they decide to entertain themselves. Matt is a rather new business owner, while Kennedy is a step or two away from running her father's business. Wealthy, business like and no nonsense is Kennedy. She's also a member of the Boardroom.
After meeting Matt and unable to shake the feeling she needs a night in the Boardroom. As always Trevor is present and on that nigh
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Dawnmarie Burke
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
We are back visiting the Boardroom again for another sexy exciting original storyline that really gets you hooked right away. Kennedy is the lone female in a male dominated job so she has to be an Alpha whether she wants to or not. Matt is an Alpha to his bones but he's been burned before so he tries to keep a lid on his dominant side. What happens when two Alpha's meet and the chemistry is so explosive that you can't deny it? Will the Boardroom help them be who theyre meant to be? Ms.Aicher has ...more
Arec Rain
Sep 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Boardroom Series is amazing series, hands down, and has everything a reader could want. Powerful female lead? Steamy scenes with a worthy hero? Storyline interesting enough to make the erotica more than just a guilty pleasure? Check to all the boxes. It’s difficult to find a truly erotic novel with all the perfect ingredients but Miss Aicher manages to encompass them all with ease. Well written with a powerful and sometimes emotion story, Strictly Confidential is another solid addition to a ...more
Ola Adamska
Sep 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-2018
This is my First read from Ms. Aicher and Im in AWE. This book was well written, had some plot (for erotic book its not obvious sometimes) and Great engaging characters.
Kennedy is a woman That most of us can Connect with - she tries to survive in all men World which is not easy for sure. She does as strong and confident. But what of she needs A moment of release form being on guard?
Matt is a Man That Would bring most woman to their extasy as he is an Alpha male (dom in The past).
Then their lives
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Nay Denise
Sep 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley, arcs
I truly enjoyed this romance. It wasn't heavy on the BDSM, but you could feel the Dominant-Submissive aspect within this romance. Kennedy is a head-strong woman that works in a man's world. Matt is a man of control, but left that part of his sex life behind. I loved seeing how similar they were and how they tried to keep their romance at bay. They wanted strictly sex, but things changed once they played those roles of dom and sub. I liked how they balanced it out and how they new they didn't wan ...more
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