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About YOUR FIERCE LOVE

The strong and sexy Blake Bennett is downright irresistible. And Clara Abernathy is doing everything she can to resist his charm.

After spending her life in group homes, Clara yearns for the love and warmth of a true family. With the Bennetts treating her like their own, she can’t possibly fall for Blake. That would be crossing a line…

But when Clara needs a temporary place to live, and she accepts Blake’s offer to move next door to him, things escalate. Suddenly, she’s not only supposed to resist the man who’s hell-bent on having her, but the TV station she works for is determined to dig up some dirt on the Bennett family.

Blake knows family friends are off-limits, and Clara is more off-limits than anyone. But Clara’s sweetness and sass fill a hole in him he wasn’t even aware of. Soon, he finds himself gravitating toward her, willing to do anything to make her happy.

Blake enjoys bending the rules—much more than following them, but will bending this one be taking it too far?

YOUR FIERCE LOVE is the seventh book in Layla Hagen’s Bennett Family series, but all books stand alone.

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 Excerpt

She almost shrinks into herself, and I instantly see red at the thought that others made her feel small or wish she’d be invisible. My first instinct is to ask who made her feel that way and make them pay, but I don’t see how that would make this any better. So I follow my second instinct—reassuring her I won’t ever make her feel small.
I close the distance to her, placing my hands on her shoulders, pressing one thumb at the base of her neck. Her pulse is erratic.
“I want you here, Clara. I wouldn’t have offered this place otherwise.”
“Okay.”
I value my privacy, which is why I didn’t rent out this apartment, not even to friends.
For the longest time, I had zero hesitation about letting people in my life. I’m a very sociable person; I like being surrounded by a crowd. The more, the merrier. Making friends has always come easy for me. It took me a long while to realize some people just hung around because I provided them with luxuries—free vacations, free everything. I was young when my family came into money, which had positives and negatives. I had everything I needed and wanted, but I also didn’t learn the value of caution or mistrust. It took many mishaps for me to realize some people only stuck around for what I gave them, and when that wasn’t enough, they showed their ugly side.
So now I’m more cautious, but Clara is one of the few people I feel comfortable around. I can be myself with her, just like with my family. She’s fun, smart, and no one who openly admits what she wants most is a family can have a mean or traitorous bone in their body.
There’s that small detail of me being unable to stop touching her, especially since she’s so responsive. The pad of my thumb is still at the base of her neck. Her pulse is, if possible, even more frantic.
“Any general house rules?” she asks, her voice uneven.
“None that I can think of. Except… I usually go to sleep very late and then wake up late in the mornings.”
“Makes sense, since the bar and the restaurants open and close late.”
“Yeah. I’m a light sleeper in the morning, so if you sing in the shower—”
“I don’t.”
An image of Clara in the shower pops in my mind. Christ, what I wouldn’t give to see that, to join her. Not going there. Not going there.
Lowering my hand, I skim it down her arm. Her skin turns to goose bumps under my touch, and she sucks in a breath. Her reaction to me is intoxicating, makes it hard to keep my thoughts in line, even harder not to touch her more, see what other reactions I can provoke.
Jesus, this is escalating far too easily. We’ve spent time with each other before, so why is this spinning out of control so fast?

 

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Your Tempting Love (The Bennett Family Series, Book 5):

Your Alluring Love (The Bennett Family Series, Book 6):

About Layla Hagen

Layla Hagen is a USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance.

She fell in love with books when she was nine years old, and her love affair with stories continues even now, many years later.

She writes steamy and romantic stories and can’t wait to share them with the world.

She is represented by fabulous Louise Fury (The Bent Agency)

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Audiobook Release: Your Tempting Love by Layla Hagen!

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About YOUR TEMPTING LOVE

Christopher Bennett is a persuasive man. With his magnetic charm and undeniable wit, he plays a key role in the international success of his family’s company.

Christopher adores his family, even if they can be too meddling sometimes… like when they recommend him to employ Victoria Hensley’s decorating services for his new apartment in an attempt to set him up with her. Christopher isn’t looking to settle down, but meeting Victoria turns his world upside down. Her laughter is contagious, and her beautiful lips and curves are too tempting.

Victoria Hensley is determined not to fall under Christopher’s spell, even though the man is hotter than sin, and his flirty banter makes her toes curl. But Christopher is her client, and she knows better than to get involved with clients. Besides, Victoria isn’t looking for love. After her parents’ death, Victoria is raising her much younger siblings, and she can’t afford any mistakes.

But Victoria and Christopher’s chemistry is not just the sparks-flying kind, but the downright explosive kind. Before she knows it, Christopher is training her brother Lucas for soccer tryouts and reading bedtime stories to her sister Chloe.

Victoria wants to resist him, but Christopher is determined, stubborn, and oh-so-persuasive.

When their attraction and connection both spiral out of control, will they be able to risk it all for a love that is far too tempting?

 

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Your Inescapable Love (The Bennett Family Series, Book 4):

Your Tempting Love (The Bennett Family Series, Book 5):

Your Alluring Love (The Bennett Family Series, Book 6):

About Layla Hagen

Layla Hagen is a USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance.

She fell in love with books when she was nine years old, and her love affair with stories continues even now, many years later.

She writes steamy and romantic stories and can’t wait to share them with the world.

She is represented by fabulous Louise Fury (The Bent Agency)

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Blog Tour: Read an excerpt from Layla Hagan’s new release – Your Tempting Love!

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Today we’re celebrating the release of YOUR TEMPTING LOVE by Layla Hagen! Check it out and grab your copy today!!

 

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About YOUR TEMPTING LOVE

 

Christopher Bennett is a persuasive man. With his magnetic charm and undeniable wit, he plays a key role in the international success of his family’s company.

Christopher adores his family, even if they can be too meddling sometimes… like when they recommend him to employ Victoria Hensley’s decorating services for his new apartment in an attempt to set him up with her. Christopher isn’t looking to settle down, but meeting Victoria turns his world upside down. Her laughter is contagious, and her beautiful lips and curves are too tempting.

Victoria Hensley is determined not to fall under Christopher’s spell, even though the man is hotter than sin, and his flirty banter makes her toes curl. But Christopher is her client, and she knows better than to get involved with clients. Besides, Victoria isn’t looking for love. After her parents’ death, Victoria is raising her much younger siblings, and she can’t afford any mistakes.

But Victoria and Christopher’s chemistry is not just the sparks-flying kind, but the downright explosive kind. Before she knows it, Christopher is training her brother Lucas for soccer tryouts and reading bedtime stories to her sister Chloe.

Victoria wants to resist him, but Christopher is determined, stubborn, and oh-so-persuasive.

When their attraction and connection both spiral out of control, will they be able to risk it all for a love that is far too tempting?

 

YOUR TEMPTING LOVE releases February 17th!

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Excerpt:

“Victoria? No offense, but that all sounds like pig latin to me. If there’s anything you know will make this place look like a home, go ahead. I’m giving you carte blanche.” Evidently, I was so immersed in my proposal, I didn’t take notice of him advancing toward me, or me backing into the wall opposite the kitchen. One of his hands is propped against the wall near my ear, and with the other one, he twirls a strand of my hair in his fingers.

 

“Really? I don’t want you to think I’m trying to upsell you things. I want you to love your new home.” The words tumble out of my mouth at an alarming speed, but Christopher’s proximity is setting me on edge. Drawing in a deep breath, I attempt to calm myself, but my heart rate ratchets up. Feeling his fingers move from my hair to my temple and then descend to my jaw isn’t helping.

 

“I was hoping it was just an excuse to spend more time with me,” he says gently. The space between us seems to become increasingly smaller, even though neither of us moves. “You smell like eggnog.” Something in his voice has changed. I can’t pinpoint what; maybe his timbre is lower, but it sounds more intimate than it did seconds ago. It sends desire coursing through me, and I become aware of the fact that my breasts are squished against his chest. His hot breath lands on my cheek, like a forbidden whisper.

 

“I am going to kiss you, Victoria.” His words unleash a hunger inside me, so deep and so powerful that I have no hope of resisting it. I nod slightly, and then his mouth covers mine. I part my lips invitingly, and when he coaxes my tongue with his, I’m on fire.

 

Oh, this man knows how to kiss. He is demanding and in control, and I love every second of it. Before long, we’re a tangle of limbs because I need to feel so much more, and I’m not alone in my desperation. One of his hands finds the hem of my sweater, and I shudder. Pressing his knee between my legs, he opens my thighs. Driven by a will of their own, my hips roll forward, and I find myself pressing my center against his thigh. A rough groan reverberates from his chest, and his hand slides up, stopping where the fabric of my bra meets my skin. All movement stops for a few interminable seconds, and I realize he’s seeking permission.

 

I nod almost imperceptibly, and our control snaps. Christopher cups my breast over the fabric of the bra, and my nipples turn hard within seconds. His mouth descends to my neck.

 

“I am going to make you come, Victoria,” he whispers against my skin.

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About Layla Hagen

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Layla Hagen is a USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance.

She fell in love with books when she was nine years old, and her love affair with stories continues even now, many years later.

She writes steamy and romantic stories and can’t wait to share them with the world.

She is represented by fabulous Louise Fury (The Bent Agency)

Connect with Layla Hagen:

Website: http://laylahagen.com/

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/laylahagen

 

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Check out the super cute cover for Layla Hagen’s upcoming release ~ Your Tempting Love. Coming 2/17/17!

Today we have the cover reveal for Your Tempting Love by Layla Hagen! Check out the gorgeous cover and grab your copy on February 17th!

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Title: Your Tempting Love (The Bennett Family series, book 5)

Author: Layla Hagen

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release date: 17th February 2017

 

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About Your Tempting Love (Book 5):

This is book 5 in The Bennett Family series, but can be read as a standalone since every book features a different couple.

Christopher Bennett is a persuasive man. With his magnetic charm and undeniable wit, he plays a key role in the international success of his family’s company.

 

Christopher adores his family, even if they can be too meddling sometimes… like when they recommend him to employ Victoria Hensley’s decorating services for his new apartment in an attempt to set him up with her. Christopher isn’t looking to settle down, but meeting Victoria turns his world upside down. Her laughter is contagious, and her beautiful lips and curves are too tempting.

 

Victoria Hensley is determined not to fall under Christopher’s spell, even though the man is hotter than sin, and his flirty banter makes her toes curl. But Christopher is her client, and she knows better than to get involved with clients. Besides, Victoria isn’t looking for love. After her parents’ death, Victoria is raising her much younger siblings, and she can’t afford any mistakes.

 

But Victoria and Christopher’s chemistry is not just the sparks-flying kind, but the downright explosive kind. Before she knows it, Christopher is training her brother Lucas for soccer tryouts and reading bedtime stories to her sister Chloe.

 

Victoria wants to resist him, but Christopher is determined, stubborn, and oh-so-persuasive.

 

When their attraction and connection both spiral out of control, will they be able to risk it all for a love that is far too tempting?

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Exclusive Excerpt

When I walk up Victoria’s porch on Saturday morning, I can hear a war waging inside the house.

“Chloe, you can’t wear that shirt again. It’s dirty. Take it off now.” Victoria’s voice sounds stern but tired.

“But I like it,” Chloe retaliates.

“It’s dirty and smelly,” Lucas says. “Why do you want to be smelly?”

For a few minutes, I wait outside the door for the spirits to calm down, but things just seem to escalate. It’s best if I announce my presence, even if I’m twenty minutes early.

The second I ring the bell, the voices die down but then start again, now as low whispers. After a few hurried orders of “behave” and “pick your socks up off the floor,” the door swings open.

“Hi,” I say.

“You’re here early,” Victoria exclaims. She wears a bright orange robe she desperately tightens around her. Clearly she meant to change before my arrival. Something is different about her this morning. There are shadows under her eyes, and she looks utterly disheveled. She looks down at the gym bag in my hand as if considering something.

“Should I wait outside, or in my car?” I joke because she seems to need some lighting up.

“God, no.” If possible, she gets even more flustered than before, shaking her head and opening the door wider. “Sorry, I’m a bit of a mess this morning.”

“There’s no need to explain yourself to me,” I assure her as I walk inside. The little devils are nowhere to be seen. “Where did the kids disappear to? I heard them when I walked up onto the porch.”

“Chloe agreed to change when she heard the doorbell. Sienna’s helping her. Lucas went to change into soccer-appropriate clothes. Do you need to change?”

“Nah, this will do. I’ll change into a new shirt afterward.” I point to the gym bag, in which I packed a towel, shower gel, and a new shirt.

“Sorry for my outfit. I meant to change into something decent, but….”

And maybe it’s because she seems to get more distressed by the second, but I resort to the one thing I know will take her mind off it.

“Hey, I’m a big proponent of indecency. You’d make my day if you told me you’re wearing a camisole underneath that.” Seeing her blush, I can’t help leaning in and adding in a slight whisper, “And no panties.”

My words have the desired effect of making her laugh. “I’m not even awake enough to come up with a witty reply to that. Let’s go in the kitchen. I’ll make you a sandwich.”

As I follow her, I actually make an effort to avoid ogling her round, perky ass. Her robe is tightened around her middle, which highlights her other curves more than I wish it would.

“Do you ever leave the house wearing just your robe?”

“I know my choice of clothes is oddly colorful sometimes, but I don’t go out of the house in what’s practically underwear.”

“Not even to get the mail or something?”

She turns around as we enter the small kitchen, pursing her lips. “What’s with all the questions?”

“Just wondering if any of your neighbors saw what I’m seeing right now. I might have to kill a few if the answer’s yes.”

“Territorial much?”

Her question takes me by surprise, and damn, I haven’t been territorial with a woman in a long time. Victoria keeps surprising me. Not only that, she makes me surprise myself, and that has never happened before. Maybe this is why, despite my best efforts, I can’t tone down the flirting. Okay, scratch that. I’m not even making a decent effort. If anything, I’m looking for any opportunity to make her blush.

A slow smile spreads on her face. “Just think about all those men who saw me in a bikini.”

I love this woman’s spirit and talent for banter. Still, that doesn’t make me less of an ass. All I want is to prop her up on this counter, bury myself inside her, and lure sounds of pleasure out of her delicious mouth.

 

About the Author:

I fell in love with books when I was nine years old, and my love affair with stories continues even now, many years later. I write romantic stories and can’t wait to share them with the world. And I drink coffee. Lots of it

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