Going Down Hard, a sexy new standalone from Carly Phillips is now LIVE!
Going Down Hard by Carly Phillips
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Billionaire Bad Boys: Rich, Powerful and sexy as hell.
Derek West rose from poverty to take the tech world by storm. He’s sexy, confident and gets any woman he wants. And who he wants is Cassie Storm, the rich girl he’s never been good enough for.
She’s desperate to save her family’s company and there’s only one man who can help. But Derek isn’t interested in helping. He wants to possess both the company and the woman he’s never been able to forget.
His plan? To seduce her out of his head. Except once he’s had a taste of Cassie, he doesn’t want to let her go. Her family remembers where he came from, and they won’t allow it. When the truth about their pasts comes to light, though, it may be Cassie who’s going down hard.
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Carly Phillips is the N.Y. Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of over 50 sexy contemporary romance novels, including the Indie published, Dare to Love Series. She is happily married to her college sweetheart, the mother of two nearly adult daughters and three crazy dogs. Carly loves social media and is always around to interact with her readers.
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I enjoyed this one for the most part. It was well-written. Had a nice pace to it. The sex scenes were hot (not smokin’ hot). It was fairly low angst and had no OW/OM drama. It also had some interesting side characters (I am especially interested in Julian and Kendall’s book.) A VERY lovable heroine and if I was to rate it on Cassie alone the book would have been 5 stars.
Unfortunately, I didn’t particularly like Derek. He is one of those heroes that carries a chip on his shoulder over what life has dished out to him. I understood to a point, but Cassie was such a sweet person, and even knowing this he still planned on using her to destroy the company that she loved so much. Oh, sure he eventually comes around and fesses up and stops blaming her for things every other member of her family did. But honestly, by that point, I was just sort of over him.
Overall it wasn’t a bad book. Like I said the heroine was one of the sweetest most genuine ones I have even come across and while I was left feeling happy for her. I couldn’t help but feel just a tiny bit like she deserved someone better than Derek.