Review – Surrender Your Love by J.C. Reed


Title: Surrender Your Love
Author: J.C. Reed
Series: Surrender Your Love #1
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Published: March 15th 2013

Blurb
Meeting Jett was like lightning. Dangerous. Better left untouched. And better forgotten. But lightning always strikes twice.

Brooke Stewart, a realtor in New York, doesn’t do relationships. When she’s sent to a remote estate to finalize a real estate deal, she discovers her new boss is no other than the guy she left naked in bed.

Sexy, dangerously handsome, and arrogant Jett Mayfield attracts trouble, and women, like a lightning rod. But the night he meets Brooke he gets more than he bargained for. The green-eyed millionaire playboy isn’t used to taking no for an answer, and he isn’t about to start now.

When he proposes two months of no strings sex, Brooke is intrigued and accepts his proposal. Little does she know Jett’s determined to claim the one woman he can’t have, pulling her deeper into his dangerous world.

A man who doesn't take 'no' for an answer.
A woman afraid to surrender to love.
Two lives that are about to cross...and secrets laid bare.

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Review

The first thing that attracted me to this book was the cover… Mmmm… look at that!! Then I read the book description and I knew I was going to enjoy this book. It may be full of lust but there is an underlying storyline that doesn’t completely surface until the very end. I giggled and laughed most of my way through this book, and couldn’t help but connect with both of the characters.

The whole book is told from Brooke’s POV and begins with her attending a business meeting at a “gentleman’s club” ;) to meet Mr Mayfield, but instead a rather arrogant and very attractive Mr Townsend meets her there. Mr Townsend tries his charm on Brooke but she is very quick to shut him down and basically leaves him in the club because she didn’t meet the person she was supposed to. Her life soon turns into a massive whirlwind as she wakes up in the morning with Mr Townsend in her bed, after going out with her girlfriend the night before. She then goes to work and is fired only to be hired as a personal assistant to Mr Mayfield. Her life can’t get any better!!

Jett, I liked from the very moment I met him!! He is cocky and so sure of himself that I couldn’t help but fall for him. He is a very smart person but tries to hide it behind the HOT guy that he is!! He has Brooke flabbergasted every time that they meet, or when she does speak to him it is usually to throw insults at him! The bickering between the characters always has me giggling as they are not sure how else they should get past the tension… Until Jett comes up with a plan.

As I said before, there is another reason why Brooke is hired as Mr Mayfield’s senior assistant and it is because of her background. She has worked for the past two years in reality and is pretty savvy when it comes to the business. Her main focus now is the Lucazaaone account, and how to figure out a way to purchase the land, as the current owner is reluctant to sell it. The property is worth millions but she really doesn’t see how to acquire the land without bringing in the law. This part of the story is easily overlooked, (due to all the swoony scenes) but turns out to be a major part of the book. How the way things turned out, I didn’t see coming and now I want to grab the next book to see what happens now!

I’m a girl who enjoys the romance throughout a book and Surrender Your Love has plenty of it!! I think that J.C. Reed has done an incredible job telling the story and I love her writing style. There are some secrets that are revealed throughout the book, and I felt it gave greater depth to characters, as they appear like normal people but they do have flaws too. The ending was left on a bit of a cliffhanger… But I think it was a fitting ending as to what Brooke found out in the end!

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.


Author Bio

J.C. Reed is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of SURRENDER YOUR LOVE. She writes steamy contemporary fiction with a touch of mystery. When she's not typing away on her keyboard, forgetting the world around her, she dreams of returning to the beautiful mountains of Wyoming. You can also find her chatting on Facebook with her readers or spending time with her two children.

Find J.C. Reed online at

6 comments:

  1. Jenea WhittingtonJuly 4, 2013 at 11:47 PM

    Oooh, this sounds freaking amazing. I don't mind it having a cliffhanger either. Must have this one. Great review!!!

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  2. Jett and Brooke sound like great characters to read about and you are right that is an awesome cover

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  3. Oh yay! I have this on my review pile. The cover is what got me first too. LOL So yummy. Glad to hear it's got great characters and laughs and steam to it too! Great review :)

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  4. It is amazing!! Right amount of swoon and great plot!!

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  5. I LUV that cover and they are awesome characters

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  6. You will love it Anna!! So much fun!!

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