Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Review and Giveaway ~ Wanted Wife by Lacey Wolfe



Help Wanted: A Wife

Darcy White can't believe she's answering a help wanted ad from someone looking to hire a wife, but she's hit rock bottom and is on the verge of being evicted from her apartment. When she learns that the guy she had a crush on in high school is the one looking to hire, she'd be crazy not to live out her fantasy.

Steven McDonald needs a wife, or at least a fiancée, before his grandfather retires or else he won't inherit the family business. He knows not just any woman will do, and in a desperate attempt to find a solution, he places a help wanted ad in the local paper. The day Darcy White answers it, his dreams begin to come true.

As Darcy and Steven pretend they're engaged, they make a promise to keep things platonic. But the more time they spend together, the harder it is to keep their hands off one another. With his grandfather's retirement approaching, and the possible end to their fake engagement, can Steven and Darcy admit their feelings to not only themselves but each other?

Content Warning: contains adult language and sensual love scenes

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"I'm making coffee, want any?" Darcy called from the kitchen.

As Steven entered the kitchen he said, "I'd love a cup."

Steven leaned against the counter. Darcy poured water into the coffee maker and then scooped the coffee in. After she pressed the brew button, she turned and stared back at him.

"That wasn't so bad," he said.

She nodded. "Yeah, it was okay."

Steven laughed. "Your parents were kind." He reached his hand out toward her.

Darcy walked to him, taking his hand.

"Your dad gave us his blessing."

"I had no doubt he would. Your family is well known."

Steven wasn't sure what had come over him, maybe it was the scotch he'd shared with her dad, but he couldn't resist the beautiful woman in front of him. He tugged her to him, and her body molded against his perfectly. With his free hand, he pushed her hair behind her ear and then pressed his lips to hers. He expected resistance from her, but she opened up right away, wanting the kiss as much as he did.

Sliding his hand around her neck, he tilted her head so he could deepen the kiss. Her fingers danced around his waist and the little sensation went straight to his groin. Releasing her hand, he gripped her waist and pulled her into him. He was hard and it pressed into her and she didn't seem to mind. Damn this woman! She should be pushing away from him, reminding him they were to stay friends, but instead he kept hoping her hand would find its way lower.

Could they do this once and then pretend it never happened? His erection was telling him yes, but his brain was telling him no. He started to pull away from the kiss, but Darcy wouldn't let him.

God, he was turned on and wanted to touch her, taste her, explore her. He needed her!

"Stop, Darcy." He pushed her off him.

She stepped back, a shocked look on her face.

"I can't control myself. I want to take you to bed so bad."

"I want that too." She moved closer to him again and wrapped her arm around his neck and let her other hand dangle at his waistband. "Can't we have a little fun?"

Do it or not? Yes or no? His core ached and taunted him. Taking a deep breath, he decided to listen to the head below.
He lifted Darcy up and sat her on the counter. His lips were everywhere. Her neck, collarbone. His hands were greedy as they worked the buttons on her blouse. "Stop me now, Darcy."

She gazed into his eyes and then cupped his erection through his pants. "No."

"No turning back?"

"No turning back."


  Author Info

Lacey Wolfe has always had a passion for words, whether it’s getting lost in a book or writing her own. From the time she was a child she would slip away to write short stories about people she knew and fantasies she wished would happen. It has always been her dream to be a published author and with her two children now of school age, she finally has the time to work on making her dream come true.

Lacey lives in Georgia with her husband, son and daughter, their six cats and one black lab who rules the house.

You can find Lacey at the following places:

My Thoughts:

This book had some sweet moments and lots of sizzle. It is very hot and I'd only recommend it to adults. ;-)

Poor Darcy is lonely and broke. All of her plans have went awry and she refuses to accept defeat and ask her parents for help. That is how she ends up searching the want ads. When she first eyes the ad she is sceptical. What kind of loser would place an ad for a wife? Then she thinks about what kind of person would answer such an ad and decides to give him a chance to plead his case. 

Imagine her surprise when she finds out that the man who placed the ad is non other than Steven McDonald, The Steven McDonald, former quarterback and a long time crush.

There are some obstacles they have to hurdle to pull off their fake relationship: meddling family members and a jealous ex girlfriend to name a few.

Needless to say there is lots of chemistry between the two and they try to fight it. Eventually they have to decide if their arrangement is still a sham or if they want the real thing.

I really liked it. I've read quite a few of Lacey's books and I've yet to be disappointed. It was a pretty quick read but it had plenty of plot!

I received an ecopy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion.

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  1. I definitely have to read this one! and a very steamy excerpt. And I have no clue if I would answer an ad for that. Probably not because I watch and read to many scary things.

    1. ^^ you love to make yourself afraid?
      a admit just reading the newspaper can be scary

    2. I do! But most of them dont scare me. I just find them fun. And honestly I dont really read the newspaper to much. I just find it horribly depressing.

    3. I do! But most "scary" books and movies dont scare me at all. I just find them funny. I dont really read the news to much cause thats just depressing.

    4. i don't like horror movie... i manage to get afraid without that ( and it's bot something i'm really fond of^^)

    5. I think it just stems from me always having to watch what my older brothers were. At a VERY young age I was watching all these monster movies and I just loved them. I knew that they werent real and just found them funny. I was a very odd child I know.

    6. oh a lot of them i found stupid ^^ but i guess i'm too realistic

    7. I think thats why they dont scare me. They were so stupid that I find them funny. The psychological ones are more thrilling for me. They dont scare me but when your alone at night thinking about them then yes they can be freaky.

  2. i don't think i would answer such an ad but i would definitively read this book^^ it sounds really sweet and since you loved it i know i won't be disappointed if i do

  3. Fan as lisa brown -

  4. Thank you for hosting me and the lovely review.

    1. Thanks for stopping by! This definitely sounds very good. I have it on my wishlist. :)

    2. Thank you a lot for coming to see us!

  5. I wouldn't, but I wouldn't mind reading about someone who would!

  6. I don't think I would...maybe if it's VERY intriguing and interesting :)))

  7. I don't think that I would answer that ad.