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Bombshell by CD Reiss
Publication Date: May 1st, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Hollywood bad boy Brad Sinclair always gets his way, whether it’s the role he wants or the bikini-clad model he has to have. But when a bombshell gets dropped in his lap in the form of a dimpled five-year-old from a forgotten relationship, he knows his life is about to change forever.
Cara DuMont isn’t exactly thrilled when she gets assigned to be the nanny for the latest box-office king. She has one rule: no celebrity fathers, especially single ones with devilish good looks and rock-hard abs.
But as soon as Cara meets Brad and his adorable little girl, she knows she’s in for a world of trouble. Because there’s something about the way Brad looks at her that makes her believe that some rules are meant to be broken…
The front door opened. I expected a housekeeper or butler, but it was the actor himself.
I hadn’t forgotten how beautiful he was; I’d just chosen not to think about it.
“Ma’am,” he said. Southern boy. Parents together. Christian elementary. Public secondary. Two years at USC Drama. Dates his costars for a month after the wrap party, then moves on. Poring through the trades and making calls, I’d discovered he’d spend at least eight of the next twelve months overseas doing action movies, but most had postproduction in town.
“Mr. Sinclair,” I said, holding my hand out. “Nice to see you outside a bathroom.”
He shook my hand.
I’d shaken plenty of famous hands attached to gorgeous men, but my imagination was sparked by the way his fingers slid against mine to grasp them and the way our palms pressed together. My mind clouded over with ripped sheets, hard muscles, and soft skin.
“Pleasure’s mine,” he said and my brain skipped like a trip on a cracked sidewalk over the word pleasure.
He didn’t give me the oversincere hand-over-clasp to show me how damn happy he was to see me, but there was something intimate about that half a second.
Just a consultation.
I followed him into the house. Dora Donovan had designed it. Looked like her with her faux-midcentury white couch and shag rug. That wasn’t going to work with playdates unless he wanted to keep an upholsterer on staff.
We went through the living room to a smaller room with a pool table smack in the middle. It had a stained glass Budweiser lamp over it and was racked for nine-ball. Dora Donovan had nothing to do with this room, for sure.
“Wanna sit?” He held a chair out for me. The glass-topped table was just inside the open patio doors and was set with iced tea.
“I’m not a date,” I said kindly, indicating the iced tea setup. “Just so you know. You don’t have to do things like hold the chair for me.”
“Habit, I guess.”
He sat opposite me.
“Chivalry is nice. But with the nanny, whomever you hire, it can be misconstrued.”
He smirked a little, as if misconstruing his own thoughts. I cleared my throat and pulled my jacket closed.
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About the Author
CD Reiss is a New York Times bestseller. She still has to chop wood and carry water, which was buried in the fine print. Her lawyer is working it out with God but in the meantime, if you call and she doesn’t pick up she’s at the well hauling buckets.
Born in New York City, she moved to Hollywood, California to get her master’s degree in screenwriting from USC. In case you want to know, that went nowhere but it did give her a big enough ego to write novels.
She’s frequently referred to as the Shakespeare of Smut which is flattering but hasn’t ever gotten her out of chopping that cord of wood.
If you meet her in person, you should call her Christine.
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** ARC kindly provided for an honest review. **
I had a crush on Shuttergirl and I discovered some great characters. Now it’s time for Brad to tell his story. CD Reiss delivered some steamy story with a hint of angsty and incredibly sweet and romantic.
There was something in the air while I was reading Bombshell, an incredible chemistry.
Hollywood A list star, Brad Sinclair had everything he’s even wanted, fame, money, parties and women. Until one day, the moment when his world turned upside down, becoming a father. I had to admit that I didn’t like Brad at first, a total cliché of a famous actor, immature and stubborn.
As the story unfold, the man learned from his mistakes and damn if I wasn’t under the spell. He worked hard and sensitive, more grounded that he seemed to be, revealing more surprises. Trying to be a better man even if he’s going to mess up a lot. There was something about this character that pull you in.
Cara DuMont was the second girl to rock his world. Utterly knocked him down. Things got complicated because she was the nanny. Cara was not the kind of woman to risk anything and she stayed away from men like Brad, too dangerous and tempting for his own good. Knowing how Brad’s lifestyle could be toxic and destructive. She was guarded and wary. However she couldn’t help to have some very dirty and naughty thoughts about her boss.
Brad’s little girl, Nicole won me over and Brad was a bit lost with her. That girl was so darn adorable and endearing but throwing into a crazy life, a one that she didn’t ask for. How trying to maintain a sense of normalcy, at the moment when his life was at the top? Was that he ever wanted?
These two in a room could put a room on fire, they had such a great chemistry and banter. But it was definitely so much more, with this steamy and sexual tension … oh my … it was so palpable and powerful and I was waiting for the moment when tables would turn, when things would get messier than it was before. I loved every moment.
It could have been another Hollywood romance, but this story had this little something that made it special to me. The last chapters?? Totally rocked my world and made me fall in love all over again with Brad, Nicole and Cara. It was written with such sensitivity, with some emotional times and insanely hot!