Thursday, February 13, 2014

Re-release Blitz, Review and Giveaway: Emma Hart's "Playing for Keeps" The Game # 2

TITLE: Playing for Keeps, The Game #2
RELEASE DATE: February 13th 2014 (originally June 24th, 2013)
AUTHOR: Emma Hart
HOSTED BY: The Book Lovers


**Re-released with new content and fully edited.**
A USA Today bestseller!
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Emma Hart, comes the second book in The Game series, and the story everyone wanted after The Love Game...
She's in love with him.
He's trying not to love her.
One night changes everything.

Aston Banks never meant to get close to Megan Harper - not even for that one night. Haunted by a childhood he refuses to face, he knew she could break through every wall he'd ever built and tear them down without even realizing she was doing it.

Betraying Braden by starting a relationship with Aston wasn't on Megan's to-do list, but the second she sees a glimpse of someone other than the arrogant ass she's come to know, she can't walk away.

Aston's childhood is worse than Megan ever guessed, but as he tries and fails to push her away, it's clear her love is stronger than the demons that cling to him every day. And now, because of it, he finally has to deal with what he's buried deep down.

What he doesn't want to face. What he's fought against for so long.

And they have to do it all without Braden finding out.

Keeping a relationship secret has never been harder.
Buy Links:
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My Review:

Sweet, kind & broken Aston Banks *sigh* is haunted by childhood memories he can't shake. Refusing to believe he deserves to be loved, he shuts out  the possibility of a relationship. ...........That is until Megan Harper. Although Aston attempts and fails to push her away, he soon realizes Megan's devotion is strong enough to chase his demons away.
Megan is surprised by how deeply Aston's wounds run, but she won't walk away from him. Megan is unwilling to fight the chemistry she and Aston share, even at the cost of loosing her current boyfriend Braden. It was never Megan's intention to cheat on Braden, but she can't deny her she and Aston are forced to keep their relationship private. The more time Megan and Aston spend together the harder it becomes to keep their love a secret.

My Thoughts:

Oh this story was so amazing!!! A life lesson of self reliance wrapped in a beautiful and enchanting love story. Although wounded, Aston never felt sorry for himself or whined about his past experiences. I fell in love with him immediately and found myself pulling for him, wanting him to face his fears and feel whole again. Megan's unrelenting faithfulness and respect, was the catalyst that makes Aston want to shatter his loneliness and face his past. This is a must read!!

Someone grabs my arm and spins me into the wall. Their mouth covers mine, swallowing my shriek, and their swift movements thwart my attempt at kneeing them in the balls.
“You’re not being attacked,” Aston mutters lowly against my mouth. “Unless you want it.”
I open my eyes to his in the dim light of the hallway. “You’re a pig, you know that?”
“Yet you’re here.”
“Apparently.” I drop my eyes.
He cups the side of my head, threading his fingers through my hair, and tugs my face upward. His lips touch mine again, soft but forceful, and I slide my hands up his arms to grip his collar. I hold his face against mine, parting my lips for his probing mouth, and push my body into his. He flicks his tongue against mine, before biting on my bottom lip and sweeping it across it. Tremors fall down my spine, and he reaches around to slot his key into the door, breaking the kiss.
He shoves it open, his hands trailing down my back, and I let him pull me into his room. He slams the door at the same time he yanks my body against his, his breath fanning across my lips. My eyes drop to his mouth and close as he dips his head to kiss me again. This time it’s firmer, more needing, and my fingers creep below his polo shirt and onto his hot skin. I spread my fingers out, my thumbs brushing the solid muscle on his stomach, and he releases me to pull his shirt over his head.
I run my bottom lip between my teeth and run my eyes down his torso. He’s perfect, beautifully so. His skins stretches over each pack of muscle, the shadows in the indents between them like a light engraving on his skin.
I step forward and touch my mouth to his chest, and he cups the back of my head. He kisses my earlobe, running his lips down my neck, and my trembling hands reach up between us.
What am I doing?
I open my mouth to speak but no words come out. Instead I swallow, stepping back. His hands fall away from me and hang limply at his sides.
“I …” I swallow again, trying to control the crazy buzzing in the back of my mind. “This … This can’t happen.”
About Emma Hart:

By day, New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Adult author Emma Hart dons a cape and calls herself Super Mum to a terrible two year old and growing bump, due September 2013. By night, she drops the cape, pours a glass of juice and writes books.
She likes to write about magic, kisses and whatever else she can fit into the story. Sarcastic, witty characters are a must. As are hot guys.
Emma is currently working too many books to even count - including Playing for Keeps, the companion book to New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel, The Love Game. She likes to be busy - unless busy involves doing the dishes, but that seems to when all the ideas come to life.

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