Quint Payne is the sort of troublemaker who makes a girl fall head over heels…
Right into his bed.
Rumor has it he can unclasp a bra with a flash of his dimpled smile, and he keeps a collection of trophy panties big enough to rival a Victoria Secret. He’s all fun with no commitments, promising a woman the night of her life if doesn’t have to be there in the morning.
Quint is the man of my dreams…
So, pinch me. I wanna wake up.
It’s bad enough having feelings for a gorgeous player, but keeping a secret crush on the sworn enemy of my family?
That’s some terrible, small-town luck.
When Quint approaches me with a plan to end the feud destroying our two families, it’s a perfect opportunity to steel my heart against the sexy bad boy.
My family says no Payne boy is good enough for a Barlow girl, but they don’t know my Romeo…
Unfortunately for me, Quint Payne believes I’m his perfect Juliet.
I fell into love easy enough.
How hard could it possibly be to fall out of it?
Romeo is a sexy, laugh-out loud romance from Wall-Street Journal Bestselling Author Sosie Frost. Love stand-alone romances set in a connected universe? The Payne Brothers are sexy, deliciously tempting, and, like a real family--they can't stand each other. Fortunately, these small-town women know how to handle their men. Hearts will heal, one romantic comedy at a time.
Romeo is a complete standalone! This BWWM romantic comedy is 100% safe, contains no cheating or cliffhangers, and is guaranteed a heart-warming Happily Ever After.
“Looks like our evening opened up, Ladybug.” He took my hand before I could escape to the loft. “No sense for me to stay here all alone tonight.”
His touch reawakened the embers still smoldering in my core. I couldn’t risk fanning those flames.
I whispered my confession. “I’m not sure I can trust myself.”
“Well, you sure as hell can’t trust me.”
Quint’s green eyes flared with mischief. “See what that got you?”
“I don’t always make the best decisions…but I think I’m starting to like the wrong ones.”
Quint lost his smile. He rubbed a hand over his face with a groan.
“You have no idea what you did to me, Lady Barlow. The things I want to do to you…”
I didn’t know where the courage came from, but I stole a moment of bravery.
“Show me,” I said.
“And ruin our friendship?” he teased.
“Or start something more?”
“You’re not the kind of girl who fools around.”
“And you’re not the kind of guy who makes friends.”
Quint sighed. “Do you know how badly I want you?”
“Just as badly as I want you.”
He turned away, kicking the scattered equipment and ropes from his path. “Don’t say that. Fuck me, Lady. You’re tormenting me.”
“No. I’m offering you something special.”
“What makes you think I deserve anything special?”
“What makes you think you only deserve a night of meaningless, regrettable sex with a stranger?”
Every muscle in his body tensed. “Don’t you get it? Any night with you is going to be special. But no man in his right mind could take you, kiss you, fuck you…and then walk away without wanting more.”
The answer was simple. “Then don’t walk away.”
“I don’t have a choice.”
My heart broke. “Why?”
Quint shook his head, but I didn’t let him escape. I dragged him to the ladder and stepped up two rungs until I looked him in the eyes.
He wouldn’t like what I had to say.
“Why are you so afraid of getting close to a woman?” I asked.
He scowled. “Lady, I’m only looking to get laid now. I don’t want to get mind fucked.”
“What if that’s what you need?”
“That’s not what either of us need.”
“Do you even know what you want?” I went still as he reached behind my ear, flicking away a piece of hay trapped from our few precious minutes together. “What matters most to you?”
“Nothing that I would dare admit to a woman like you.”
“Why? What would it do?” He laughed. “Getting my cock wet isn’t a noble goal.”
“If you’re ashamed of it, why do you keep doing it? Why keep going out night after night looking for trouble only to drink so you forget it by morning?”
He leaned close, and the unresolved tension from our touches, our kisses, and the desires, yet unquenched, sizzled between us. A fierce heat willed our bodies together. I resisted touching him. Somehow. Digging my fingers into my dress to avoid pressing tight against his hard chest.
“What do you want to know?” His words roughened, abrasive and sharp. “The only layers I have are clothes, and believe me, I want to get them off as badly as you do.”
“There’s more to you than that. I know it. I see it.”
“Wanna find out?” He rested his forehead against mine. His breath warmed my lips. “Say the word, Ladybug. I’ll tell you every secret you never wanted to know. I’ll fuck you as hard as you want to get fucked. And I’ll show you what it’s like to share a bed with a man who has nowhere to go but deeper inside a woman.”
Klutz by day, haunted by deadlines at night...
Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Sosie Frost is no stranger to quirky, embarrassing, and wild situations, and she's channeling all that new adult angst into fun romances!
From marching at the high school homecoming game without her trumpet (a punishment for forgetting the instrument on the band bus), to tucking her prom dress into the back of her tights before pictures, and even accidentally starting a chemical fire in the college chem lab, Sosie has the market cornered on crazy stories.
But hey, writing is a better outlet than therapy right? ;)
If you want funny, charming, and steamy romances, you've found the right author!
Sosie lives in Pittsburgh with her hubby, her two cats, and thrives on a near constant stream of gummy bears.