Mistress to the Beast
Can this beauty tame the beast?
Her father's shop is more than just a family business. It's the place they lovingly call home. When a powerful property development company stoops to barely legal tactics to force them to sell, Lila's outrage spurs her straight to the source to fight the injustice.
A serious accident left Hunter Jamison's body scarred. A bitter split from...more
Lila's father, James Saunders was in danger of losing his business to Hunter, and was hell bent on saving her father's business. After sending letters and calling the company in ...more
Ok, so I know the premise was slightly ridiculous. And I know that Lila pretty much prostituted herself out to Hunter to save her father's business but, surprisingly, I really enjoyed this book. It was just a well written story. Parts that would normally make me roll my eyes somehow didn't. Even though Hunter is demanding and seemingly merciless to Lila in the beginning, the author does a good job of getting us inside his head so we know he's not just being a jerk for being ...more
For starters, Lila spends the first half of the book angry and ashamed that she's basically whoring herself out ...more
When Lila Saunders barges into his office, furious over his company using force to buy her father’s store, she claims she’ll do anything to get him to stop. Her father’s fragile health is connected to the stress of potentially losing his livelihood.
With his most recent woman leaving him, he ...more
Honestly, I hated this book. I can't think of a single thing that I enjoyed.
There was the semi-abusive main male character who had major anger management problems and who seems to have no problem with basically raping a girl who he has brought in as basically a prostitute.
He was annoying. She was annoying. Their relationship came out of nowhere...I'm stopping there because I could go on ...more
Okay, the story itself isn't bad, but this is so formulaic and predictable that it's kinda annoying. I actually thought I was reading "Run" for a minute. If you're looking for a generic love story, then this is it. The H is not truly an alpha but is just an asshole. The h on the other hand, is not a wilting violet. She's strong. Unfortunately the transition from hate to love was handled very clumsily and did not make much sense. I suggest grabbing "Run" instead. It may be me, ...more
So for a romance, it’s good. The sex scenes are hot and heavy. The plot centers around Beauty and the Beast type bargain so yeah, it’s automatically going to have rapey vibes. Rape is not ok, ok? But you can’t really have a beauty and beast sex book without the sex. And the ...more
This was a quick read for me with just a little over 200pgs. It has the Classic Beauty and the Beast theme where two unlikely people find love in an unlikely situation!
Book Summary below from Goodreads
Her father-s shop is more than just a family business. It-s the place they lovingly call home. When a powerful property development company stoops to barely legal tactics to force them to sell, Lila-s outrage spurs her straight to the source to fight the injustice.
I liked how ... whatever Lila was about her looks, and how Hunter fell in love - but it just seemed to rely on the romance tropes/genre itself - you believe/know the hero and heroine will fall in love so you're just going to go with it. There were a lot of holes for me.
I did appreciate how Lila was still her own person and fought with Hunter; I just don't believe someone who disgusts you, that you hate and/or fear leads to the best mind blowing sex you've ever had - so I guess it was ...more
“Her mouth fell open. His dick was huge!”
I believe that says all that needs to be said. How this got published, I will never know. Why I decided to try to read it—-an even bigger mystery (bigger, even, than his dick).
Protagonist Couple: 0/5
-0.5 for sh*t writing
Two Mottos on this book for me are:
(1) Don't judge the book by is cover
(2) Enjoy life to the fullest.
Its a sweet story. Short and emotional, with only one nasty rejection part. Worth a read.
I tired but nope - it was just not for me. The hero is a shallow horndog and the heroine a misguided ornament with pretend backbone - didn't like them and their relationship is just tons of sex - hot sex mind you but I read for more than a few steamy sex scenes