Scoring Mr. Romeo (Mr. Wrong, #3) by A.M. Madden & Joanne Schwehm
Title: Taming Mr. Flirt
Series: Mr. Wrong, #3
Authors: A.M. Madden & Joanne Schwehm
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 15, 2018
Here’s a tip: never underestimate romance.
Falling in love was the furthest thing from my mind. I’m a single mother raising a strong little boy, and he is my one and only priority.
The universe felt otherwise, sending me―actually, my son’s soccer ball―hurdling toward a stunningly handsome, perfect man, who said all the right things. He made it hard to ignore how much I missed romance.
In the past, when I met a man, they ran as soon as they heard I was a widow with a child. Not this guy. No, he fell in love with my son, and in turn my son fell in love with him. But, it was hard to believe he felt the same about me. My job was to be the strong one―to protect our hearts from sweet dreams that never lasted.
Women told me I was a master of romance. They were right. I knew how to sweep a woman off her feet, to make her feel special, and good in all the right places. I wasn’t a saint. I’ve had my share of one-night stands. They served their purpose, giving me a steady diet of romance without the hassle of commitment.
Then one day at the park, a soccer ball came careening toward my head, and my life changed in an instant. I never imagined that true love would come in the form of a five-year-old little boy. And then I got to know his mother: She was strong, independent, drop-dead gorgeous, and someone I desired - I just needed to prove it to her.
She called me Mr. Romeo, and that was fine with me.
Lesson learned: Love always trumps everything.
Only an inch separated our mouths, but the cool air that replaced her warm lips had me going back for more. Wanting to feel them again, the second time I pressed harder. She parted just enough to convey she also wanted more.
My conscience nagged, forcing me to again break the connection and end the temptation. Her breath hitched when I added more distance, as if I removed her source of oxygen.
“I better go,” I whispered. The uncertainty in her eyes killed me. “Sabrina, I don’t want to… I need to.”
"Each unspoken word was heard through that kiss."
The nickname of Mr. Romeo is an understatement as far as Luca is concerned. He might have earned his nickname for the way he treats women, thereby upping his game, but when he uses his talented tongue on someone he truly cares about, be prepared to melt into a puddle. Get your mind out of the gutter, I was referring to his sweet words and his sexy Italian accent. But, in either case, it would be true. ????
Luca works with Jude and he was the one that had to hold down the fort when his friend/boss was on his epic island adventure described in Finding Mr. Wrong. His job keeps him very busy and though he might hope to someday have what his friends have found, he's not actively looking for a relationship. Actually, he's been trying to avoid Brae's matchmaking attempts. She's determined that everyone in their group, their "dysfunctional family of sorts", needs to be as happy as she and Jude. She's been trying to convince him and Carrie that they would be the perfect couple, but alas they are only meant to be the best of friends. With Carrie being a Kindergarten teacher, that's how he ended up being in the vicinity of the adorable little boy...
and his beautiful mother.
Warning ladies, your ovaries are in danger of exploding! He's the perfect combination of sweet and sexy. He's thoughtful and romantic, offering gifts and surprises. But he also has an inner beast that warns, "I don't care if you're late, if the building catches fire, or if your neighbors call the cops." How are we supposed to pick our favorite book boyfriend among such an awesome group of guys? Each book forces us to reconsider and reevaluate, before admitting that we are unwilling to give up any of them. It doesn't matter if we are #Finding, #Taming, or #Scoring, you can bet we'll be #Keeping them ALL on our Kindles and bookshelves.
The dynamic writing duo of A.M. Madden & Joanne Schwehm put their heads together and brought their readers a beautiful romance that will have them sighing with satisfaction and panting with anticipation to get their hands on the next book featuring this colorful cast of characters. I know that I'm already counting down. The line forms here...
About A.M. Madden:
A.M. Madden is a USA Today bestselling published author with Loveswept/Random House as well as Ever After Romance.
A.M. is a wife, a mother, an avid reader of romance novels, and now an author.
“It’s all about the HEA.”
A.M. Madden is the author of the popular Back-Up Series, as well as several other contemporary romances. She is also a published author with Loveswept/Random House.
Her debut novel was Back-up, the first in The Back-Up Series. In Back-Up, A.M.’s main character Jack Lair caused readers to swoon. They call themselves #LairLovers, and have been faithful supporters to Jack, as well to the rest of his band, Devil’s Lair.
A.M. truly believes that true love knows no bounds. In her books, she aspires to create fun, sexy, realistic romances that will stay with you after the last page has been turned. She strives to create characters that the reader can relate to and feel as if they know personally.
A self-proclaimed hopeless romantic, she loves getting lost in a good book. She also uses every free moment of her time writing, while spending quality time with her three handsome men. A.M. is a Gemini and an Italian Jersey girl, but despite her Zodiac sign, nationality, or home state, she is very easy going.
She loves the beach, loves to laugh, and loves the idea of love.
About Joanne Schwehm:
Joanne is a mother and wife and loves spending time with her family. She’s an avid sports watcher and enjoys the occasional round of golf.
Joanne loves to write and read romance. She believes everyone should have romance in their lives and hopes her books bring joy and happiness to readers who enjoy modern day fairy tales and breathless moments.
She is an independent romance author and has written several contemporary romance novels, including The Prescott Series, Ryker, A Heart’s Forgiveness, The Critic and The Chance series.
Joanne looks forward to sharing more love stories in her future novels.