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My Week With The Bad Boy



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Vada and Ethan are opposites and you know how opposites attract! Their chemistry is explosive. Vada is sassy and Ethan is cocky, together they are hot, sexy, and hilarious. This story has its seriously sad moments when recalling past experiences that leave the characters a little broken and make you love them all the more for it. I really enjoyed this book and would definitely recommend getting to know this couple!


If you are looking for something short and sweet this a good one to pick up. Ethan is sizzling hot country boy with few skeletons in his closet. Vada is the city girl with a thing or two to learn. A few tugs on the heartstrings and laughter along the way you will find out just how these opposites will attract.


I loved this book! It made me laugh with the witty banter, cry with Ethan's confession of what happened in his past and sigh with the ending. Both Vada and Ethan have a lot of baggage in their past but together they can get through it. I read this book in an afternoon. I just couldn't put it down since Ethan answered his door with no shirt on I just had to see where it was going to go! I wasn't disappointed. I can't wait to read the next book in this series.


Brooke Cumberland and Lyra Parish are a unstoppable duo. Watch out because your about to be doused with gas and lit on fire! My Week with the Bad Boy was funny, sexy and a bit angsty. It's not an insta love book, which I'm glad because that seems to be the norm lately. No its a book about two people who connect, develop feelings and understand one another in a rather short time, but something is holding one back. It has some ups and downs that will leave you hot and bothered and maybe even have you in tears. Vada is a romance writer from the big city of Chicago who needs a quiet retreat to finish her deadline. She rents out a little cottage at an Air B&B in the quant town of Charlotte. When she arrives Vada isn't expecting this hot delicious country boy. He's a book boyfriend come to life, but she's here to work not play. Or is she? Ethan was a bit of a surprise. He's a local artist who also rents out his cottage for some extra money. He's quite the flirt, a little closed off and a bit alpha, but under all that he's also sweet. He's got a few secrets from his past that will tug at your heart. When his new renter arrives, he's immediately attracted to this gorgeous tough city girl. She makes his blood sing and his body burn. But will his past get in the way? These two were hilarious. They both are full of snarky remarks and quick wit. I loved their banter and yes the sexual tension was high. Almost every remark out of Ethan has some sexual innuendo that will leave you feeling giddy like a schoolgirl. The sex between them...omg is it hot! Cold shower, cigarette smoking hot! I can't get enough of these two writers. They keep giving us developed characters, entertaining storylines and then throw in a little heartbreaking drama. Anything these two write is pure gold in my book! I can't wait for the next story! 5 Henry Stars!


Amazing new story from brilliant authors that never disappoint. Who would have thought that a week booked in an Air BnB would turn into a love story for the ages? Ethan never thought he would ever love again and Vada has such terrible trust issues. Did I mention that when these two get together it's so hot that the pages just melt off your kindle? Loved this story and Ethan has a special place in my heart.


Freaking love this!!! These two authors are both incredible in their own right. But put them together and its a masterpiece. This book was witty, fun, makes you laugh out loud but also gives you all the feels! I love the characters and the storyline. It flowed amazingly. Must read!


Oh man! Ethan, well how tragic. Totally melted my heart. I definitely want me an Ethan. Then there's Vada. Sassy, issues and doesn't hold back. I did want to shake her though, I mean, a whole year? I'm looking forward to reading the next one.


In the beginning, I thought Ethan was just a bad boy who did who and what he wanted. Boy, was i wrong! Ethan is what every woman dreams of in a man. Vada and Ethan made me laugh with their banter, sad when their past hurts got in the way of their relationship, and happy when the time was finally right, they accepted their faults and moved on together.

Holy sexy man!! Ethan Rochester is definitely the next book boyfriend you need in your life! This book set my kindle on fire and holy hells bells just wowza! I loved everything about this book. It was hot, sexy, funny and had loads of innuendo! I loved the role Vada played in being a writer,I thought it suited her personality so well. And who knew pottery could be so damn hot!!! A definite must read!


Everyone should have a week with the bad boy like Ethan! Having a forever with him, just might be too much to ask, though. Vada is a woman needing a break from life and a new surroundings to put the oomph back in her writing. Renting a cottage from Ethan is not exactly the peaceful surroundings she was hoping for. What happens when a woman with trust issues meets a man who doesn't want to commit? Well, you'll just have to read this book to find out! This book not only has incredibly funny moments, there's also enough heart-break to make it a really enjoyable read.


Ethan is this cocky man who can turn any word or anything into something dirty. When he meets Vada he considers a bit of a snobby girl. But wait let’s not forget what he has pierced *smirks*

Vada is this girl who has Ethan on the bad boy list. She decided to make a trip and leave to finish up her novel at this small cabin but what she didn’t realize was She was so in for a surprise with Ethan. But who can resist him that’s for sure. Yes it was a bit fast on them falling in love but damn I love the chemistry and the funny moments they had together!!


Wow....someone throw a bucket of water over me!!

Kennedy Fox really turned up the heat for this book!

Ethan's sexy southern drawl and deliciously dirty mouth had me hooked from the first chapter!

The book was everything I'd been hoping for and have come to expect from these two amazing authors!

I loved the pace of the storyline and how the book switched from sweet sentiments to filthy innuendos in seconds!

I can't wait for more books from this series!

Sexy, sassy and hilarious....everything I love in a romance book!


I seriously can't get enough of Lyra Parish and Brooke Cumberland whether they are writing under the name Kennedy Fox or writing as Lyra Parish & Brooke Cumberland I am desperate beyond desperate for their books. And when I finally get them in my hands I squeal with delight because I know that I am going to fall in love with it. My Week With The Bad Boy is no exception and let me start off by saying I'm in LOVE !!!!! Ethan Rochester, I have no words other then I want to sit on his face. He's cocky and has a way with words that makes you want to slap the taste out of his mouth but I couldn't stop smirking and smiling and get all giddy everytime he hit me with some snarky comment that usually involved a sexual innuendo. The man is sinfully delicious with a sharp tongue. I am pretty sure I would be pure putty in his hands. Ethan over powered every one of my senses in this book. Whether he was being cocky or he was being sweet. At one point I thought to myself if I was there I would push Vada out of the way to get to Ethan. Vada didn't fall right away to his cockiness, she didn't giggle and fall all over herself she called his ass out on it and I loved that about her. There is one scene in particular in this book between Ethan and Vada that had me so aroused that I was ready to douse a bucket of cold water over my head. It's been a long time since I've read a scene that scorching. But gawd dayummmmm it was hot as fuck. While this book had me clenching my thighs together multiple times fantasizing about Ethan it also broke my heart and yes I was in tears at one point. That doesn't happen to me very often but Lyra and Brooke managed to punch me in the gut and have me almost curled into a fetal position. It also made me fall even harder for Ethan. There were so many funny moments in this book between these two but also some real moments where love and loss and pain were revealed and it made my heart want to reach out and hug someone or be hugged myself. This isn't insta love but it is a book where two people share a short time together and feelings get involved, it's passionate and its heat and you are taken to a place where you feel that in your bones. That connection that can't help but break down walls and having you let go and just enjoy yourself for once in your life. This first book in this new series has met all my expectations and I absolutely can't wait for the rest of these.


I was very excited to have the opportunity to read an ARC of My Week with the Bad Boy and let me tell you, this book did not disappoint! How could it with this amazing writing team! It was a funny page turner that had me captivated from the beginning. The relationship between Vada and Ethan grew from sarcastic humor to heartwarming love for one another. Definitely a book to add to your TBR list!


Never trust a man who answers the front door wearing nothing more than a pair of low-cut jeans and a panty-melting smirk.

That should’ve been my first sign.

I write about guys just like him for a living—sexy and charming, yet reluctant to get into a serious relationship. His body screams sex appeal, but his condescending personality makes him a classic fuckboy.

And I want nothing to do with that.

Writing romance novels comes with its perks—traveling, meeting new people, creating characters from the voices in my head—but Ethan Rochester enters my life and rearranges all my preconceived notions about writing what inspires you.

One week is all it took. One week to realize that not everything is as it seems.

One week with the bad boy, and I wanted more.

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Brooke Cumberland is a USA Today Bestselling author who wears many hats on any given day. She also co-writes under the USA TodayBestselling Duo pseudonym, Kennedy Fox with her literary soul mate. She lives in the frozen tundra of Packer Nation with her husband, 6-year-old wild child, and two teenage stepsons. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading love stories, listening to music that inspires her, and laughing with her family. Brooke is addicted to Starbucks coffee, leggings, and naps. She found her passion for telling stories during winter break one year in grad school–and she hasn’t stopped since.

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Lyra Parish loves to write, glamp, and sing obnoxiously loud at the top of her lungs in the shower. Sweet love stories (along with the dirty ones) make her gush. She is a firm believer that a person can never have too many cups of coffee, cats, or happily ever afters. When she isn’t busy writing with Brooke as Kennedy Fox, she can be found sipping various beverages from her non-alcoholic drink buffet, pimp slapping excel spreadsheets, or riding her bike. Lyra lives in Texas with her glassblowing, guitar-playing hubby and black cat named Nibbler.

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