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Not Until You

(Second Time Around #3)

4.16  ·  Rating details ·  4,664 ratings  ·  567 reviews
From New York Times Bestseller, Corinne Michaels, comes a new Standalone Contemporary Romance.

I have two rules in life:
1. No relationships, falling in love or attachments.
2. No sleeping with clients of my interior design firm.

Since the last guy turned out to be married, they’ve been easy to follow.

Until him.

Callum Huxley is a ridiculously sexy Brit, and the connection we h
ebook, 366 pages
Published October 1st 2018
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❤5 stars ❤

Such a beautiful story, I loved every minute of Not Until You.It was fast paced,sweet,sexy,lighthearted,fun and flirty.I adored Nicole and Callum, they are perfect for each other.


Nicole is one of my top favorite heroines, she is strong,fun,stubborn and sassy.Callum is sexy,cocky and possessive.One of the things I loved the most in this story is their banter, they have such an amazing connection.Full of tension,they are flirty,and they make me swoon all the time.

If you are looking for a
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Not Until You is the story of Nicole Dupree and Callum Huxley. For fans of Corinne Michaels’ you’ve met Nicole over the span of the Heather’s book (We Own Tonight) and Kristen’s book (One Last Time); you know she’s the crazy one out of the foursome of best friends. There was just always something about Nicole that I related to the most. She was this crazy character that often was the loudest voice in the room. I couldn’t want to get her story, to know what made a girl like her tick.

When Nicole
Berry ♡ Nice
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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HAPPY!!! That's how I felt while reading this book. I had this permanent smile on my face. I don't think I've ever read a story that made me feel how this one did. I actually laughed-out-loud with tears in my eyes! 😂😂😂 Even as I write this I'm smiling. #RomCom Yes Please!

Nicole and Callum ❤ I love them soo much. Their chemistry and banter is perfect.
1- Nicole is freaken amazing in all ways one person can be. She has a HUGE heart and the best sense of humor.
2- Callum is the biggest straightforwa
Megan✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

“Rules were meant to be broken.”

One thing I know for sure is that I love and adore Corinne Michaels and all the journeys she has taken me on thus far. I was extremely excited to delve headfirst into Not Until You to discover what was next and I absolutely adored it from the very first word right up until the last. If you are yet to discover what Corinne can offer with her profound and thoughtful storytelling then you need to check her out. Not Until You is a standalone and can be enj
Jennifer Kyle
Oct 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Loved the heroine!!
Feb 07, 2021 rated it it was ok
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I was really looking forward for Not Until You. I am a fan of Miss Michaels in general. I am disappointed with Not Until You. I think what really turn me off is the heroine ( her name already forgotten). She is a real bitch. She is self absorb, rude, annoying. I really want to rip her character apart.

Callum is still tolerable. I want him to match with much better heroine (again, the name I already forgotten). The story is sadly more focus on the heroine feeling and POV.

Drop this book.
2 stars
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
4 “Made Me Smile” Stars

Not Until You is a wonderful Second Chance Romance. Letting someone into your heart when it’s been severely broken can be hard as is learning to trust once again. This is a stand-alone book but involves other characters from We Own Tonight and One Last Time. A group of 4 girlfriends who are thick as thieves and are there for each other.

Nicole is a sexy spitfire. She owns her own design firm, speaks her mind and is a free spirit with love. She has had her heart broken and v
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*

I loved it! Every single little thing. Seriously, what's not to love.
*Sexy British hero
*Sassy and Sexy heroine
*To die for Secondary Characters
*Great writing
*Engaging Plot

The heroine, Nicole, in Not Until You is hands down one of my favorites of the year!! She is a fierce, fun, and a certified #girlboss! She's was so much fun to read!!

Her relationship with her friends was flipping hilarious. I want to hang out with these girls! They had me cracking up!

Callum is sexy and sweet. His determ
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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OMG! This book was so funny! I literally laughed so hard I couldn't catch my breath. Callum is a sexy, irresistible Brit and Nicole is a hysterical hot mess, who has NO filter. You seriously can't help bu
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'Not Until You,' is a standalone romance that ticks all the sweet romantic boxes and features glimpses of characters who feature in previous stories from this series of standalones. Nicole has learnt that trusting a man does not work for her. She's been hurt and is now fully focused on her interior design business. Enter sexy Brit Callum Huxley, he's super rich and Nicole's latest client so firmly off romantic limits for her. She wants his business but soon finds herself entering into far more t
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was Fabulous!!!! Nicole is a sassy, hot mess who tells it like it is. I loved her character. Nicole has three best friends: Kristin, Heather, and Hadley, and the witty banter between them had me laughing often. Callum is a sexy British businessman who has hired Nicole's design firm to decorate luxury units in a building he owns. Even though they are attracted to each other, Nicole has a hard and fast rule. She doesn't sleep with clients. Callum is determined to get her to break the rul ...more
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“What if that man would give you more than you knew you could have? What if his touch made you faint in the knees? His love made you stronger instead of weaker? What if he protected you, keeping you from any pain because his life’s mission was just to make you smile?”

Get ready to worship at the shrine that is called Callum Huxley! That man! That man is EVERYTHING! One of the best romance heroes I’ve come across this year…and I’m not surprised in the least that the creator behind this gor
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Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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You don't know unconditional romantic love....Not Until You find The One.

This is a standalone about Nicole and Callum, although we've met Nicole before in One Last Time and We Oen tonigh
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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“Love is a fairy tale inside you. It lives there, telling the story of all that’s to come if you can just remember the words. Love is a living thing that we have to nurture when times are bad.
I see that now.
Because with Callum, it’s true love.”

Not Until You was a breath of fresh air! I was so excited to read a book for Nicole and Corinne Michaels did not disappoint! She gave Nicole the story and HEA she deserved, and it was a fantastic ride.

Callum Huxley was no slouch either. This sexy
Aug 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Nicole is my Spirit Animal. Feisty, smart , sarcastic with a side of killer sex appeal! Callum Huxley you had me at British , lets have a moment of silence for all the knickers hitting t
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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There was no way I could have not loved this story. Nicole is a favorite of mine and Callum well he was damn near impossible not to love. Nicole's defiance and Callum's tenacity were fun to watch. Nicole is determined to follow her rules until Callum is set on finding a loophole. It's a fair assessment to say that she has met her match. This is fast and sweet with a little drama and lots of swoon. And a British accent as a bonus! Just one more check in his "pro" column. Honestly I just really en ...more
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This man has sin, sex, and power exuding from him. I could drown in it and still want more."

Oh that ending!!!! I cried and laughed ALOT in this book but it was aw
Imani Blake (Enamored Reads)
Sep 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
”Callum is the answer to every prayer I’ve ever sent, but he could also bring the darkness if he leaves.”

Okay but on a quick and serious note, CAN I BE NICOLE WHEN I GROW UP?! This book was EVERYTHING you could possibly want in a quick and hot rom com! Not Until You was just as great as the first two in this set of standalone!

Callum Huxley is hot as sin and sweet like honey. I seriously need one of him in my life. But Nicole, she is legit the definition of badass in my book and I need more
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Sep 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
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I'm the girl that wants to live life to its absolute fullest.
I'm the girl who wants to be happy, no matter what that looks like.
I'm the girl who's is seeking something but can't seem to find it.
I'm the girl who just wants to be loved.
I'm the girl who will never let anyone know that I'm a bit broken.

Damn, Nicole, you got issues girl. And we all love you for it!

I have been dying to creep into the mind of Nicole Dupree. She is feisty, strong willed, fiercely independent, and the bitch is the star
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I really enjoyed this book. If you've read either of the other books in this series (they're standalones so don't have to be read beforehand), then you will already be familiar with Ni
Sep 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Love is a fairy tale inside you. It lives there, telling the story of all that’s to come if you can just remember the words.

I’m so in love with this book! There’s no doubt that this group of friends has stolen my heart since I’ve read We Own Tonight, and it only continues to grow even more with every book that we get. Out of the four girls, I think Nicole’s story is the one I anticipated the most—mostly because of how nuts and hilarious she can get. I completely adored her bright and
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Jul 27, 2021 rated it really liked it
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Nicole’s book was a fast and fun read. Nicole is definitely the center of her friend’s group, the fun, unattached one. Deep down she Gad her reasons, but when she fell, she fell hard and fast. Callum was a total sweetheart. Overall, this was a fast and super cute read/listen. Definitely recommend.

Danielle is up next, I have to confess I’m a little scared since it has my least favorite trope…the dead spouse…
Oct 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing


Corinne Michaels has penned my favorite novel from the this series of standalones, and it is solely because of Nicole. There are few times when a heroine makes me fall in love with a book, but this one did.

Nicole is the best friend I want to have. She is crazy and has zero filter, but, oh, how she made me laugh. I never knew what she would say or do, but that is the fun part. That is what kept me on my toes. She also has the honest when it comes to sex,
I'm 1000% certain I wasn't in the right frame of mind to read this book, but it just didn't click for me.
The story was good, but I just couldn't connect with the characters.

Nicole is one of the four crazy ladies that you've met in previous books (We Own Tonight, One Last Time) and she is definitely the one who pushes boundaries and doesn't give a flying fuck what you think of her. And I LOVE those things about her. LOVE. THEM. She pushes her friends out of their comfort zones. But when it come
Oct 09, 2018 rated it it was ok

Do not care enough for the heroine to finish this book. Nicole is written as a man-eater but is really an asshole who I'm sure has very delicate vulnerabilities underneath the shallow tough exterior. Nicole's character comes off as trying too hard to be this tough female who needs no man that it's kinda repelling me from even trying to like her. Also pretty sure there won't be any swooning from me here since the romance seems pretty insta and based on the physical side of things only. Meh.
Sep 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars!!
“This man has sin, sex, and power exuding from him. I could drown in it and still want more.”

“He’s broken me. The stupid asshole broke my vagina without even touching it.”

“I craved being near him. It was like my body was being pulled toward his and I couldn’t stop it. He looked at me as though he couldn’t make himself either.”

“I’m so sure this man will wreck me, but I’m walking the plank anyway, pulling him along with me as we jump into the rough seas.”

Not Until You is the kind of boo
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Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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I absolutely LOVED this book! Callum is so freaking hot, and oh that accent. I wish I had half of Nicole’s personality, she is just awesome. And then the friendship she has with her fri
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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4.5 stars
Nicole Dupree is a woman focused on her career as an interior designer. She has been hurt in the past, so she is guarded, untrusting, and has no use for attachments or relationships. She just likes to have a good time. Some people may think she is too promiscuous or adventurous, but she does not care. She is strong, sassy, feisty, and fun. She is a good friend and Aunt to her friend's kids so she thinks that will satisfy her .

Callum Huxley is in the States from England for business. He
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I absolutely devoured Not Until You by Corinne Michaels. This book was funny, charming, emotional and for a bit I wanted to throw my eReader against the wall! Through it all I was consum
Sep 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 stars

Another great read from Corinne Michaels! A fiery, fast-moving love story that is full of chemistry and a whole lot of heart.

This book is a standalone, but it does tie in with Corinne’s latest contemporary releases, We Own Tonight and One Last Time, centered around a group of four best friends. So while you can read this one on its own, it will probably mean more to you if you’ve read the other two books first – and of course beware spoilers for the earlier stories.

Nicole is the brash a
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Corinne Michaels is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of romance novels. Her stories are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love, and she enjoys putting her characters through intense heartbreak before finding a way to heal them through their struggles.

Corinne is a former Navy wife and happily married to the man of her dreams. She began her writing

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