The highly anticipated complete novel of The Professional—the first installment in #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole’s scorching Game Maker series, an erotica collection that has readers asking: How hot is too hot?He makes the rules…Mafiya enforcer Aleksandr “The Siberian”... show more
The highly anticipated complete novel of The Professional—the first installment in #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole’s scorching Game Maker series, an erotica collection that has readers asking: How hot is too hot?He makes the rules…Mafiya enforcer Aleksandr “The Siberian” Sevastyan’s loyalty to his boss knows no bounds, until he meets the boss’s long-lost daughter, a curvy, feisty redhead who haunts his mind and heats his blood like no other. Ordered to protect her, Aleksei will do anything to possess her as well—on his own wicked terms. Rules are made to be broken…Grad student Natalie Porter had barely recovered from her first sight of the dark and breathtaking Sevastyan before the professional enforcer whisks her away to Russia, thrusting her into a world of extreme wealth and wanton pleasures. Every day under his protection leads her deeper under his masterful spell. Are you ready to play?Yet all is not as it seems. To remove Natalie from an enemy’s reach, Sevastyan spirits her into hiding. From an opulent palace in Russia to the decadent playgrounds of the mega-wealthy in Paris, the two lovers will discover that even their darkest—and most forbidden—fantasies can come true…
Publish date: November 25th 2014
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Adult Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, Erotic Romance
, Contemporary Romance
Series: The Game Maker .1-1.3 (#1)
KC's worst book ever. This would have been a DNF, but I needed a book with an ex-con for a challenge and this fit the bill. Natalie was adopted. She is looking for her biological parents. Surprise! Her dad is Russian mafia. Sevestyan is the bodyguard sent to "protect" her. Lets start with Natali...
I was so annoyed by all the miscommunication, or lack of communication, issues on both characters’ sides, but maybe even slightly more with the way Natalie was written, because one would think that someone who is pursuing a PhD in her area of expertise would have enough social skills/emotional intel...
I finished this - finally. It took me far longer than a book should, largely because I had such a hard time with...everything. First issue - h. I get why many don't like first person POV because it puts you in the head of someone who...may behave/think in ways that have you wondering the same thin...
This review was originally posted on Bookish Things & MoreReasons to Love The Professional
Wow! What intensity! I was wiped out when I finished reading THE PROFESSIONAL. I loved Natalie and Sevastyan. These are two strong characters who have to force the other into communicating, believing what is said, and accepting that what is said is true. Natalie is picked up from a small town and pu...