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Unexpected Protector : An Alpha Male Suspense Romance (Sexy Tycoons )

4.72  ·  Rating details ·  75 ratings  ·  39 reviews
A pretty school teacher like her had no business in a bar like this.
She's strictly off-limits but I've never been known to follow the rules...

She's funny and reckless.
With her tempting curves and innocent smile,
I find it hard to keep my distance.
I keep tripping over my heart after each time I see her, but my head keeps
trying to hold me back.

I’m addicted to her touch
Kindle Edition, 143 pages
Published February 1st 2019
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Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am voluntarily reviewing an ARC Copy of this book.

This book was totally a surprise to me I really loved the blurb and wasn’t disappointed by the story at all.

Sarah and her brother Bryan’s story has been hard after losing their parents they grew up within the system but they have made a life for themselves. She’s a respected school teacher and he’s has been training as a doctor that is until he goes missing leaving a pregnant girlfriend behind. Sarah is determined to find him no matter what h
Feb 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was an enjoyable read. Sarah is looking for her brother. While at a bar she meets Fergus. He ends up helping her try to find the brother. However, the people she is looking for are not good people. So he ends up having to try and protect her. Of course while spending time together they fall in love.
Mar 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Light forest green colored eyes have the Irish bar owner dazed and intrigued.

Fergus' turn to meet his soul mate.  He sees her when he's bartending.  Sarah shows up at Fergus' bar.   She is on a mission to find her younger brother that she raised.  He has disappeared and her greatest fear is that he's rejoined the gang he had been in. But while at the bar a fight breaks out and she ends up getting badly hurt that Agatha takes her to the hospital. Fergus thinks that she'll be suing him for getting
Judy Munoz
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is another hit for this author. I love this book! Once again sharp writing and witty humour combines with suspense and danger to entertain on all levels. Sarah is a beautiful, loyal and independent heroine, who is determined to find her brother no matter the risk to herself. Fergus is definitely one of my favourite heroes. He is a charming, smart, silver tongued alpha male - who doesn’t shy away from a fight - especially to protect those in danger. The author again brings back the “friends” ...more
Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fergus never expected the feelings he would come to have for the little lady sitting at his bar. She brings out his protective side and he knows that something is troubling her. When members from a gang approach her he knows she is in trouble. Sarah is looking for her brother who disappeared a couple of weeks ago. All she knew was that he came to the bar she was at. When she was slipped something in her drink, Fergus takes her home and their relationship starts. Seth who is like a big brother do ...more
Amanda Marlowe
Feb 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
A fight starts in Fergus' bar. Sarah gets knocked out, Fergus wants to take her to the hospital but Agatha takes her.
The next day Sarah's back in the bar. She's trying to see the tattoos on the men's wrists, but she's not drinking alcohol. Fergus can't stop watching her, she keeps coming back and Fergus changes his schedule to be there, he feels a strong connection to her.
She, eventually, after a harrowing experience, tells him that her brother, Bryan, joined a gang but had wanted to leave and c
Marianela Aybar
Feb 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Emelia Blair has become one of my favorites, especially now that we got Fergus's story. Fergus and Sarah were funny and super hot! Holy moly, my phone practically melted from the heat. The suspense was great too in trying to figure out what was going on. I love that everyone else also made an appearance and it was more than a passing mention. I can't get enough. I also can't wait to for the next story and I am wishing we get Agatha and Ian; I can sense they're just going to burn my phone right o ...more
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. This lovely romance is about Sarah, with an "h," and Fergus. They meet a Fergus' bar. Something comes over Fergus. An intense need to protect Sarah. Ms. Blair's story offers plenty of action and suspense, and some pretty hot sex scenes! Can there be an HEA? This reader read and read to find out. Also, I'm thinking Ms. Blair may have some additional books coming from this crew. The supporting characters were w ...more
Shweta Beriwal
Feb 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Angels come in all shapes & sizes even in the form of hot and dangerous billionaires pretending to be bartenders.

When innocent primary teacher Sarah walks into the Fergus's bar looking for a street gang member who can help her trace her brother, she is saved by Fergus time and again. They try to trace Sarah's brother while evading gangsters, falling in love and a slew of incidents.

A very emotionally rich book. A light read which I enjoyed thoroughly.

I received a free copy of this book via B
Feb 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thoroughy engrossing!

From the very beginning, this book drew me in and had me turning pages without stopping. Fergus and Sarah are such a hot couple, their chemistry palpable. The story line was well developed and the other characters fit perfectly. I enjoyed "Unexpected Protector" immensely and would recommend it to anyone who likes a strong, sexy alpha. I look forward to reading more from Ms. Blair.
Terry Babb
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A flawless fantastic page turner, just LOVED it!
A charming (the Irish lads can do that to you!) story with every imaginable feeling. Anxiety, danger, an undeniable attraction, humour, raw but tender, that brought the hero & heroine to a place of true love. Tissues recommended if you get emotional. Highly recommended.
I received an ARC & this is my honest & voluntary review.
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hot intense romance for Sarah and Fergus with spine-tingling suspense included. Sarah threw Fergus for a loop with her sweet innocence. She wasn't his usual type but he couldn't help himself. Has all the good feels. Surprising twists. You must read Unexpected Protector by Emelia Blair, it is superb.

Feb 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2019
I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book.

This is a wonderful well-written story, I loved the storyline and the characters, filled with drama and intrigue, the chemistry between Fergus and Sarah was sizzling and most definitely instantaneous.
Mar 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Really enjoyed Fergus & Sarah's story. It was a very intriguing book. I'm voluntarily leaving an honest review for a copy of the book via booksprout.
Feb 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing

This book has everything, mystery, romance and suspense. I was trying to figure out who the bad guy was and I was stomped. It was a great ride.
Jackie (Jackie's Book World)
***Review can also be found at Jackie's Book World.***

From the sexy cover to the intriguing synopsis, Blair delivers a steamy romance between a pre-school teacher and a bartender who happen to meet by chance and whose lives are about to change forever.

At the beginning of the story we get to meet Fergus who is working at the bar when he suddenly gets called to stop a fight, which ends up hurting one of the patrons there. She is injured and one of his friends takes her to the hospital to get check
ARC was given to me by author. I am giving my review voluntarily, and all comments are mine alone.

I gave this book 4 stars. This was a good quick read.
"Unexpected Protector" by Emelia Blair
This is an Alpha Male Suspense Romance story.

Fergus is a very good chef, he owns several restaurants and a bar. He is a sexy bad boy that sometimes is a bartender with a dimple and wild Irish accent. Sarah she is pretty school teacher gorgeous blue eyes with dangerous curves, Fergus is pensive with his though
Feb 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was great – I love a hero. A woman regardless of threat will do what is necessary to make sure her love ones are out of danger, as it should be; it just helps when a strong alpha appears to make sure nothing happens to his love. This is a story about Fergus and Sarah. She is a kindergarten teacher who is caught in the middle of a bar fight and is saved by Fergus while he is working there as a bartender. She frequents the bar, as she is looking for someone but Fergus notices that she does no ...more
Feb 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
(Review with spoilers)

Second book in the series. I loved this romance and I recommend it.

Fergus and Sarah meet by chance in one of Fergus' bars. He doesn't tell her he owns it, he lets her think he's one of the waiters, and she doesn't tell him why she's really there. It wasn't what they planned, but their lives are intertwined, and they don't want to lose each other.

I love Sarah. She doesn't think about the danger she can run into, she only wants to help her brother. She doesn't want anything t
Debra Richardson
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a hot, sexy, hilarious romance! It is a fast pace page-turner that is emotionally deep, beautiful, witty, funny, and extremely steamy. It is packed with surprise twists and turns, suspense, and witty banter guaranteed to keep you interested and on the edge of your seat. A great solid read that is well written with a well-developed consistent plot, lots of action, and danger around every corner. The chemistry between Fergus and Sarah is burning hot; the sparks are so explosive they will m ...more
Feb 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Perfect story

This was SUCH a great story. I loved the characters, even though there were so many for such a short story, I had trouble remembering who is who. The smut was steamy, and there is a twist that I guessed shortly before the reveal, but it was still great. I thought there was going to be another twist, but I was wrong. I wish this was a full length novel. I absolutely loved Fergus, and I found myself smiling constantly as I read this. I wanted to throw my Kindle at one part because of
Renee Williams
Feb 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is my first novel by Emelia Blair & wow she writes great novels! The type of story where you're pulled into it from the first page to the very last page. Fergus is filling in as bartender where he meets petite & innocent-looking Sarah, wondering why she's in a bar by herself. He becomes her protector when she's asking questions, trying to find her brother. There is suspense, steamy romance, danger & a HEA. I'm looking forward in reading more of her novels. I would recommend read ...more
Misty Goan
Feb 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic well written romantic read. This storyline is an emotional rollercoaster with its suspense, humor, danger, betrayal, drama and great sizzling hot sex scenes. This strong plot and sizzling hot chemistry has Sarah and Fergus unsure whether they could or should get involved in a relationship. They both are scarred by events that have happened before but as there are threats and ups and down they form a friendship on their journey.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am
adina willis
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a good story that has romance mixed with a little mystery. I love this story. The story has a bad boy who meets a good girl who is trying to solve her own personal mystery. I was surprised by the ending but it was a good ending. The characters were well developed and had a gradual change over the story. I can't wait for the other characters stories.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fast paced passionate read that keeps interest from beginning to end. I believe is second book in series the way main group of characters are portrayed. This is about bad boy Fergus and quiet school teacher Sarah. Sarah is searching for her brother and trouble follows her. Fergus is there for her. Passion explodes, intrigue,friendship, and love are all there.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Jenny Hockings
Feb 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Cynthia Brooks
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fight breaks out at Fergus's bar and Sarah ends up under one of the fighters. As soon as Fergus sees Sarah he knows she's going to be different than any woman he met. He also knows she's keeping secrets. Will she let him in and help her or will she keep him at arms length? I really am enjoying this series. The main characters suck you in. Can't wait for the next book.
Mary Burgess
Feb 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Ferguson and Sarah are an amazing couple. Particularly, Ferguson and his love and caring for Sarah. Add in gang retaliation, kidnapping, assault, murder, and the ultimate deception proves to be an excellent story and very strong characters. Very good read!

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Heather Campos
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hot! Intense! Must read!

Yes yes yes! definitely must read this is my first book by this author and I loved it literally could not put the book down read it all in one sitting and I'm already ready to download all of her other books. This book has so much intense emotions one moment had me laughing another part sad and other parts hot hot hot!
Teri Ruscak
Mar 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love everything from this author! This book is a great read, I enjoyed it from cover to cover, and couldn't put it down.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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