Monday, January 18, 2016

For Seven Nights Only by Sarah Ballance

Book Description

Kelsie Reed is over bad luck and bad men. Newly dumped, she’s now the pathetically single maid of honor in her sister's wedding—and her ex is the best man. Her bad luck continues when a plumbing meltdown in her apartment sends her sexy neighbor running to her rescue. He’s got "serial dater"written all over him, which is unfortunate because the man is hot.
Sawyer Chase loves women, but settling down? He’ll leave that to his brothers. But when Kelsie confesses she’s a dating disaster and is about to become the laughing stock of her family wedding, Sawyer takes control. He's got one week to teach her how to land the man of her dreams, and he’ll do it on her terms: no touching, no kissing, and definitely nothing more.
But some rules need to be broken, especially when, for once, there’s something on the line worth fighting for…

AVAILABLE: January 18, 2016

Kelsie Reed is a dating disaster.  Recently dumped by her boyfriend for a more "exciting" woman, Kelsie doesn't want to show up to her sister's wedding dateless (where her ex is the best man to her maid of honor).  While preparing for yet ANOTHER blind date, she suffers a plumbing disaster that has her sexy downstairs neighbor rushing upstairs to help.

After witnessing Kelsie's disaster of a date attempt, Sawyer Chase take "pity" on his upstairs neighbor and offers to help her.  If she will give him seven dates (two weeks till Kelsie's sister's wedding), Sawyer turn her into an irresistible woman.  He has to follow Kelsie's rules: no touching, no kissing, and DEFINITELY no sex.  

And as their time together nears an end, Sawyer discovers that maybe some relationship can make it long term.  But will Kelsie believe that this playboy isn't wanting to playing games anyomore?

I found the title of For Seven Nights Only to be a little deceptive.  It was SEVEN DATES, which spread out over two weeks, not one week.  I didn't really connect with these characters.  Sawyer was bored and wanted a "challenge" in making Kelsie irresistible (then repeately got jealous when a man would talk to her).  While Kelsie (who accepted his "help") was judgmental and questioned basically everything out of Sawyer's mouth.  It got old.  I mean, I don't think Sawyer really needed to "use lines" on Kelsie if he was so desperate to get laid.

Rating: 2 out of 5

**I received an ARC through Netgalley in exchange for a honest review.**