From New York Times bestselling author Jay Crownover comes CHARGED, the latest in her sexy The Saints of Denver Series, releasing May 24th!
Known for her strong heroines and alpha males, you won’t know what hit you as you read Avett and Quaid’s story. Keep reading for more about the Leagle Eagle and Avett and order your copy today.
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Marked Men books comes the second installment in the Saints of Denver series featuring a bad girl and a by the book attorney who could be her salvation…or her ruin.
Avett Walker and Quaid Jackson’s worlds have no reason to collide. Ever. Quaid is a high powered criminal attorney as slick as he is handsome. Avett is a pink-haired troublemaker with a bad attitude and a history of picking the wrong men.
When Avett lands in a sea of hot water because of one terrible mistake, the only person who can get her out of it is the insanely sexy lawyer. The last thing on earth she wants to do is rely on the no-nonsense attorney who thinks of her as nothing more than a nuisance. He literally has her fate in his hands. Yet there is something about him that makes her want to convince him to loosen his tie and have a little fun…with her.
Quaid never takes on clients like the impulsive young woman with a Technicolor dye job. She could stand to learn a hard lesson or two, but something about her guileless hazel eyes intrigues him. Still, he’s determined to keep their relationship strictly business. But doing so is becoming more impossible with each day he spends with her.
As they work side-by-side, they’ll have to figure out a way to get along and keep their hands off each other—because the chemistry between them is beyond charged.
Don’t worry, Sprite,
bad decisions always make for good stories…
hear my dad’s gruff voice, lightened with humor, in my ear as he told me those
words every single time I got caught doing something I wasn’t supposed to do
when I was growing up. I was always doing something I shouldn’t then and now,
so I heard those words a lot from him. Unfortunately, as an adult, my bad
decisions resulted in consequences far worse than a scraped knee or a broken
wrist from falling out of the tree in the backyard he warned me repeatedly
wasn’t sturdy enough to limb. And sadly, my dad reassuring me in his firm and
gentle way, while calling me his little Sprite as he kissed my boo-boos, wasn’t
going to help my current situation at all.
boo-boo was big-time.
boo-boo was life-changing.
boo-boo was anything but a good story waiting to be told.
boo-boo very well could be the end of me, the end of the rope where my patient
parents had dangled precariously for years, and it very well could be the end
of any kind of future I may have had. A future I was well on my way to letting
a lifetime of bad decisions and even worse choices screw up. At barely
twenty-two, bad decisions had sort of become my stock in trade and were as
familiar to me as my own face. I was almost legendary, at this point, for
putting all my trust in the absolutely wrong kind of people. If there was a
wrong path to take, I was going to skip gleefully down that road and not look
back until I ended up exactly in the kind of situation I found myself in at the
moment. It wasn’t like this was even a new dead end; it was the same one I ran
into over and over again. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get myself
turned around, and the longer I was at this dead end, the darker and more
wicked it became.
better. I really did, even if there was a boatload of evidence contradicting
stupid, naïve, immature, or senseless. I might appear that way to anyone on the
outside looking in, but I had my reasons for being a consummate failure and
lifelong loser. All of those reasons had nothing to do with me not knowing
better and everything to do with me knowing exactly what I deserved.
long time now I had been spiraling out of control, whirling, falling deep and
deeper into a pit of really awful actions and consequences, each seemingly
worse and more painful than the last. I also hadn’t made any kind of effort to
try and pull myself out of it, so logically I knew the only place I was going
to end up was right here, right at the lowest part of rock bottom. I never
imagined the landing would be so jarring.
And don’t miss the first titles in The Saints of Denver Series!
About Jay Crownover:
is the New York Times
and USA Today
bestselling author of the Marked Men
, The Point,
and the Saints of Denver
series. Like her characters, she is a big fan of tattoos. She loves music and wishes she could be a rock star, but since she has no aptitude for singing or instrument playing, she’ll settle for writing stories with interesting characters that make the reader feel something. She lives in Colorado with her three dogs.