Title: A Night with Knox
Series: Sexy Bastards #2.5
Author: Eve Jagger
Release Date: December 4, 2015
One night. A sexy secret. And a New Year’s Eve they’ll never forget.
Cheers rise from the club as the countdown to midnight begins.
The world seems to echo around us, as everyone joins in the proclaiming of the final moments of this year: people on the streets, in the club, even other rooftops. It’s as if all of Atlanta has turned out to celebrate. In the distance the peach rises above the crowd ready to drop.
Shelby leans over the railing, watching the people outside the club pair off as they get ready for a midnight kiss. I wasn’t expecting to find anyone like her in Atlanta, much less on the rooftop of my club. She looks over her shoulder at me, a silent dare in her eyes.
I snake an arm around her waist, enjoying the sound of her breath hitch. My fingers connect with her skin through the cutouts on her dress, pressing against her bare skin. It’s tempting to push the dress aside and explore more, but the dress locks her in fabric. She shivers, and I pull her closer to me.
“Happy New Year,” she says.
“You’re a little premature on that, sweetheart.”
I pull her tightly against me. She follows my command, pressing herself into me. Her hands move up my chest, grabbing hold of my blazer’s lapels. I know exactly how this night is going to end.
Her lips hover over mine, but I don’t move in right away. Shelby’s eager and waiting, breathless in anticipation of my touch. What man can resist such a sight?
Our lips meet. Fireworks rip through the night and the city roars with celebration, but that is so far removed from this moment. Kissing Shelby is a perfect curve ball. She’s soft and her grip tightens on my jacket as I slip my tongue into her mouth. She moans deep in her throat and I shift my arms, letting one hand settle over her perfect ass.
I pull back and she tries to reel me back in by my jacket. I study her face, beautiful, flushed, and alive. “You wanna get out of here?” I ask.
Her eyes glossy and lips still puffy from the kiss, she breathes, “Absolutely.”
I haven't read Eve Jagger's other books in the Sexy Bastard Series, but I think I will now. A Night with Knox is a short novella about professional baseball player Cooper Knox. He plays for the Yankees, but is from the Atlanta area. He owns several bars with his old friends and is visiting the newest bar for New Year's Eve. At the bar he meets Shelby.
There is instant attraction on both parts. Shelby is into sports, but not really into baseball, so she has no idea who Knox is until he tells her. His body, though, is perfect according to her. He has a sexy athlete's build. Knox is attracted to Shelby physically, but he also likes the mental connection and the fact that she isn't swooning all over him about his career. They stand on equal footing. Shelby realizes soon that Knox is a part owner in the bar. Her brother is another owner and would not approve of his sister with Knox so Shelby keeps it a secret.
The two share a very passionate night and morning, knowing that it will be a one time thing. Both are attracted to each other and OK with that, but they wish for more. The end of the book makes you wonder what will happen, especially when Knox gets some news.
This book is a perfect build up to the story of Knox which will hopefully be released soon (I want to read the whole story). It builds the anticipation and makes you want more. I can't wait to read more by Eve Jagger.
I give A Night with Knox 4 STARS!
Eve Jagger is a native of Georgia and is a true southern girl at heart. A stay at home mom to two kids, she's married to a sexy man who doesn’t mind being used as research for those naughty scenes.
Eve cut her teeth writing in high school and college, but it wasn’t until recently that she got the itch to write a full length novel. She loves complex, emotionally-charged characters and wild, sexy leading men. Hard: A Sexy Bastard Book releases at the end of April 2015 and she can’t wait for you to meet her characters that occupy her mind 24/7!