Black Ties and Lullabies

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Black Ties and Lullabies

Bernadette Hogan can’t stand millionaire Jeremy Bridges. This man makes her work hard for her job and to top it off he’s arrogant. She’s known millionaires before but Jeremy takes the cake. He thinks he’s God to every single women he takes to bed. Yet Bernadette is jealous of these women. She doesn’t know why but somehow he gets under her skin. As a bodyguard Bernadette takes her job seriously and protecting Jeremy is one burden she must overcome at any cost. One night is all it takes though to make her see how wrong Jeremy is in her life and in her heart. Can she trust him with the one thing she never expected to receive from him?

Everybody knows Jeremy Bridges is a bachelor and his nights filled with different women in his bed. The thing is lately though there has only been one woman messing with his life. She is the one woman who doesn’t want him at all and doesn’t hide her feelings about him. That woman is his bodyguard Bernadette Hogan. He’s had bodyguards before but never a woman like Bernie. She is strong, smart, and gorgeous and most of all stubborn just like him. Yet through it all he never thought she would succumb to his seduction and now he is paying for it. He always thought Bernie was a great woman and him a great bachelor but now a father is scaring him. Growing up he had a terrible childhood and he’s trying very hard. Can a bachelor like him change for the right woman? Can he convince Bernadette that they belong together and that with her by his side he can be a great dad?

I love Jane Graves and her clever talent and imagination in Black Ties and Lullabies. Here is an author who is becoming a favorite of mine. Romance is her thing and a bachelor like Jeremy Bridges is the right man to make bodyguard, Bernadette Hogan rethink her whole life. These two are so opposite of each other but one night makes them see what they have been ignoring all along. Passion and romance is definitely in this book and the characters are feisty as ever. Jane Graves shows us that the old cliché about can a bachelor change is very possible as long as the right woman is with him. Great job.

Book Blurb for Black Ties and Lullabies

A good girl can be bad for one night...

Bernadette Hogan doesn't make mistakes. Not when it comes to caring for her mother, and not at her job protecting Texas's most eligible--and infuriating--bachelor. Maybe that's why she's overcome with guilt after one tiny indiscretion: a passionate fling with her boss that's left her confused, intrigued...and pregnant.

but can a bad boy be good for a lifetime?

To self-made millionaire Jeremy Bridges, women are like fine wine: if held for too long, they sour. But one wild night with Bernadette changed all that. She makes him laugh, she makes him think, and soon she's going to make him a father. For the first time, Jeremy wants to be a one-woman man. So how can he convince the fiercely independent Bernadette he's ready to change from partying playboy to dependable dad--and become the loving husband she deserves?

Night Owl Reviews Feb, 2012 4.50