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Handcuffs aren't just part of their job in this sizzling new standalone romance by USA Today bestselling author, Stacey Kennedy. Veteran cop, Maddox Hunt, is all about the job. Sure, there are women--lots of women, truth be told--but there's no one special. Until a one-night stand from his past, rookie Joss O'Neil is assigned to his division. Suddenly, all he can think aHandcuffs aren't just part of their job in this sizzling new standalone romance by USA Today bestselling author, Stacey Kennedy. Veteran cop, Maddox Hunt, is all about the job. Sure, there are women--lots of women, truth be told--but there's no one special. Until a one-night stand from his past, rookie Joss O'Neil is assigned to his division. Suddenly, all he can think about is her. The scent of her. The taste of her.  Fresh out of field training, Joss has thrown herself into her job, determined to kick-start her career. And while police work has its thrills, her gorgeous new boss is what really gets her pulse pounding. Too bad he's nothing but a distraction. Especially since he's as devastatingly handsome as she remembers, and his sexy smile arrests her heart. Now that Joss is back in Maddox's life, he has a plan: satisfy her fantasies and fulfill his every dark desire. Nothing is off limits. Her pleasure is the endgame . . . but even the best-laid plans have a way of falling apart. Despite his best attempts to keep his distance and have things remain only about the pleasure, Maddox soon finds himself breaking the only law he's set for himself. Don't fall in love....

Title : Heartbreaker
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ISBN : 33011080
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Number of Pages : 184 Pages
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Heartbreaker Reviews

  • Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)
    2018-12-02 00:51

    A year ago Joss O’Neil threw caution to the wind and had a smokin hot ONS in the bathroom of a bar. Now that sexy one-nighter is back and standing right in front of her in the form of her new boss Lieutenant Maddox "Heartbreaker" Hunt.Maddox Hunt never goes back for seconds and it would be insanity to get involved with one of his rookie's. Trouble is Mad just can't stop remembering how it felt to have Joss come apart in his arms.When the passion they feel for each other can no longer be denied they agree to a sex-only secret affair. But soon lines are being crossed and for Joss that can end in only one way...HEARTBREAK.I have to say, I enjoyed the HELL out of this one. The writing was fabulous. The plot was well paced and interesting. The sex was SMOKIN' HOT and plentiful. The side characters were interesting (bring on GREY). It even had a very sweet epilogue.Both main characters were very likable. Joss was a really great heroine. I don't always like heroines that are police officers because authors tend to write them very aggressive and hard, but that wasn't the case here AT ALL. Joss was sweet and knew her mind. She was a sub to Mad's Dom, and I enjoyed that dynamic very much. Maddox was plain and simply HOT AS [email protected] He has some hangups, but he was always honest and upfront with Joss. These two acted like adults and communicated. Even when the inevitable climax takes place, it's handled very maturely. In fact, it made me love Joss all the more. Just a fantastic and enjoyable read all around and I cannot wait to see what is going to happen in the next book. Two thumbs up from yours truly.P.S. That cover...NO WORDS!

  • Wendy'sThoughts
    2018-11-22 00:41

    3.5 Grown Ups Figuring it All Out Stars* * * 1/2 Spoiler FreeIt took a while for sexual harassment to be taken seriously in the workplace. Laws were put in place. Times are not perfect...but people are now aware of how unwanted advances and power over another can impact careers....and that is an excellent thing. This awareness can complicate consenting adults who work together, though...and this is part of the theme in Heartbreaker (Filthy,Dirty Love #1) by Stacey Kennedy.You take a woman who has recently been dumped by the long time thought to be future guy by EMAIL...We have her in the bar... nursing her wounds. She is pissed, sick of being the good girl and deciding from this moment on...she is going to do things differently. She sees a Man with a capital M...muscular, strong and both of them are sending signals to each other that they would be open to more than just [email protected] swaggers over to her, they dance and grind...and then they are locked in the single use bathroom...He is feeling his way with her...kissing, touching, and whispering in her ear...making sure this woman is on board for fun and games...She doesn't seem like a woman who did this type of one and done...He is wanting her but makes sure like always she is understanding of The Rules...He doesn't do repeats...Ever...That is Oki doki with her....She is about to start the police academy and will have no time for men...Let the sexual fun begin...And boy did it...It was the best for her...Not surprising because the ex was never looking out for her pleasure... only his...But more surprising, it was something special and different for him. This hook up was more...and thoughts of it ruined all of the other hook ups for him after...One Year Later and Life plays a trick on both of them...She has graduated from the academy and she has been placed under his supervision...Which means she has to see the stimulus of all her sexual fantasies in the flesh Every Single Day. He hasn't had a day go by since she has been under his command when he hasn't wanted her under him.But both know, hooking up again is not going to happen-He doesn't do repeats...and any action by him will cause both of their careers to go into the sh!tter...There's just this one little problem...He cannot stop thinking of her; wanting to taste her, feel her, hear her moan like she did...He is going to do something he never does...He is going to have her again...if she is interested...Yes, she is and then it turns out one more time isn't enough...This is a story which on the surface is hot, dominate, forbidden and did I say hot...Yup, Tied up, Blindfolded, Wax Play etc.... Hot...It also touches on a bit more, though. Our guy has issues with putting himself out there for fear of being hurt...abandonment stuff from a Mom who left when he was young. He holds everything close and doesn't let others in. She is a woman who is wanting more... more for herself and is tired of always pleasing everyone else first. This thing with him is her taking pleasure for the first time... her thinking of only what she will receive... amazing new, daring sex...and she thinks she can handle this Friends with benefits thing...But of course it gets complicated....Stacey Kennedy knows how to write smokin' hot scenes...and what I liked the most was our gal knew what she was capable of emotionally and was strong about it when it mattered.This was a Sexy Times book with a little more to it then just that...Enjoy. A gifted copy was provided by author/publisher for an honest review.For more Reviews, Free E-books and Giveaways

  • Natalie The Biblioholic
    2018-12-05 20:36

    This was a first read for me from Stacey Kennedy, but if HEARTBREAKER is anything to go by, it definitely won't be the last!I found it easy to fall in love with the characters. We meet Joss, fresh from the breakup of a 6-year relationship. She's always tried to conform to make everyone happy and is finally ready to make her own happiness a priority for a change. She wants to take risks. She wants to be adventurous. What better way to accomplish that than to indulge in her first one-night stand with the gorgeous man she meets at a nightclub?Fast forward a year and Joss is now a rookie cop. It's all good. Everything's coming up roses. If you discount the fact that her new lieutenant is other than the hot guy from her one night stand. The man she hasn't been able to forget. The man she still wants to gorge herself on.Maddox wasn't able to forget Joss either and although he desires her like no other, he has a hard and fast rule about double dipping. He's got some serious commitment issues. Yet Joss is easily getting past all of his walls.This story was insanely sexy. The eroticism of it was incredibly hot. But I have to say that matters of the heart played the largest role here. It was beautifully written and I can't wait to grab more stories from this author.Release Date: January 31, 2017Genre: Contemporary RomancePOV: Dual - 3rd personSteam: 4 out of 5Series or standalone: Standalone

  • Jennifer
    2018-11-21 20:38

    Great book. Smokin' hawt banging from page one. Loved Maddox and Joss. They had a little angst and some light BDSM. Her BFF was a hoot. Can't wait to read about his BFF, Grey.

  •  Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
    2018-12-07 22:56

    ⭐⭐⭐ 3 Stars ⭐⭐⭐What happens when you get two hot cops together in a room??You get EXPLOSIVE chemistry. Joss and Maddox had a lot on the line but with an attraction like theirs, caution was thrown to the wind and what was supposed to be a no strings attached arrangement, became so much more. A year ago, Joss O’Neil was coming off of a bad breakup she thought she was never going to recover from. Not the type to have a one night stand, she decided to break her moral code for once in her life and just enjoy the moment. Now a year later, her walking one night stand is now staring her in the face and he’s not going away anytime soon because guess what? He’s now her boss. Lieutenant Maddox Hunt to be exact. Can you say FML?Maddox has always wanted to be a police officer. He bleeds blue and there’s nothing else that gives that kind of feeling of knowing that everyday you’re out there, you’re doing something good. But Maddox has another side to him and it’s one hell of a kink. Never one to go back with a former one night stand, to say that Maddox didn’t understand why he needed Joss again was an understatement. But the heart wants what the heart wants right? I really liked the connection between Joss and Maddox. It felt so genuine and I loved how even though they knew the arrangement, it didn’t stop them from caring about each other in a different way. These were two people that definitely had their baggage but one thing was for sure, their chemistry was undeniable. Even though I had some issues with the story, I still think this was an enjoyable read and if you love hot alpha males,, this is one is most definitely for you.

  • Nikki ღ Navareus
    2018-11-17 03:35

    ***FOUR STARS***This was a pretty sweet story, with a whole lot of filthy sex in it. Man can this author write hot sex scenes! I love a story like this one, where the two main characters decide to have a relationship that is just strictly friend with benefits and no romance or relationship, but their hearts won’t play along and they end up falling in love despite their best efforts not to. This story was very sweet, extremely sexy and I got my HEA. This is the first story I’ve read by this author, but I think it’s in my future destiny to check out her other works now!

  • Jos
    2018-11-23 04:39

    4.5 Stars HOT, HOT, HOTI absolutely adored and loved this book. I loved BOTH characters, equally! They were sexy, honest, so freaking compatible it was crazy hot. I guess for me, I wanted more time with them together in the open. I wouldn't have minded a bit more "angst" as well and there was plenty of room to kick it up a notch without "ruining" their story and so that was the only reason I deducted half star.All in all, my first read by this author and I am now a huge fan. Really great story, writing, characters, secondary characters, too!!!!!!!

  • Jessica Alcazar
    2018-11-14 21:45

    GOD ALMIGHTY, Stacey Kennedy, can write some ridiculously good SEXY SEXY!!! I really want to expand on this because this story is SO much more than meets the eye. The #feels come at you without warning. It is a beautiful thing to read because although the sexual nature of the journey between Joss and Maddox was toe curling sexy, their growth as a couple and also as individuals was ridiculously heartwarming. You get the full package with this book and all written exceptionally well. I cannot wait for the next anything written by Stacey Kennedy!Copy provided for blog tour

  • Sissy's Romance Book Review
    2018-11-17 22:34

    4.5 Stars'Heartbreaker' by Stacey Kennedy is book One in the "Filthy Dirty Love" series. This is the story of Maddox and Joss. Maddox is a season cop but only has one night stands. Doesn't do second nights or dates. Joss has just gotten out of police training and is now working under Maddox. Both are fighting their attraction that actually started a year ago when they met at a bar. Neither knew the other person name and they had a quickie in the bathroom. But the memory has been in both of their minds and they can't get over the hot, exciting encounter they had. Joss had just broken up with her boyfriend of six years when she had her sexual encounter with Maddox and to this day she still is holding a grudge against that relationship. Vowing to near get involved for long term again. When they meet that year later, they both at first don't acknowledge their first meeting. Maddox still wants her but wonders if he can trust her know that he is her boss. This was a really hot and exciting read! I enjoyed reading how these two were coming together and getting over their past. I loved the always such a please when the author puts one a 'cherry on top'. https://romancebookreviewforyou.wordp...

  • Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
    2018-11-13 03:38

    Shadow's review:This was nothing more or less than a satisfying love story.When Joss hooked up with Maddox for a no-strings one night fling, she had no idea he would end up being her superior when she joined the police force.Maddox, deserted by his mother as a child, was known as a heartbreaker. He would give a woman one night, and no more. But something about Joss made him want more. He still didn't do relationships, but he figured he and Joss could have sex without emotional entanglements.Still reeling from the end of a long-term relationship, Joss is fine being a friend with benefits. But the longer the two share some hot nights between the sheets, the more both of them find what they have isn't enough.But with both of them fighting commitment issues as well as the hazards of a boss dating a subordinate,, can they make a real relationship work?I liked both Maddox and Joss. He was a true Alpha male, but one who had a sensitive side, and wanted to take care of Joss. Joss herself was strong, smart, and generally somebody who would be fun to know. The plot is a little thin, but the sex is beyond steamy, and the characters are so well drawn that a complex story line isn't needed. There are some BDSM elements, and some adventurous sexual activity, but it isn't what the book is about.Overall, an enjoyable read.Review copy given for a voluntary review.

  • Sylvia Kane
    2018-11-27 21:49

    This was a hot and steamy story about a couple that shared a one night stand that she couldn't forget. A year later, she discovers that he's her new boss, and the sparks start flying. They hesitate because of their work situation and because he's such a commitment-phobe (one night stands only is his number one rule), but in the end... well, read it to find out :)

  • Avid Reader
    2018-12-12 02:54

    Heartbreaker (Filthy Dirty Love #1) by Stacey Kennedy4 starsM/F Romance, hints at BDSMTriggers: Friends with benefits, some power exchangeI was given this book for an honest review by Wicked Reads.This book was full of friends with benefits and romance, but it's not your typical romance. I think that's why it worked for me so well. I normally don't like insta-romances, but given the past encounter between Joss and Maddox, I think that this works because it spans time in a smooth fashion.I liked how Joss was able to handle the situation, somewhat, without turning in to a giddy teenage girl when she encounters Maddox again. Despite her work place situation, she knows what she can handle and goes for it. There is no question that she wants to do a good job, no question that she's still attracted to Maddox and no question that she'll end up getting hurt. Joss goes in to that relationship with her eyes wide open. For goodness sake - he's known as the heartbreaker!Maddox is kind of hard for me to figure out. He doesn't do relationships - boasts about how he never goes back for seconds. Even his friend Grey doesn't quite understand why his good friend Maddox doesn't do relationships. I loved Grey's mom - and hope that Grey gets his own story.The heat and chemistry between Maddox and Joss is electric and they have some explosive scenes. I liked how Maddox took control, but wasn't controlling. Not sure if that makes complete sense, but he's dominating without being domineering. I liked the relationship that Joss and Maddox developed and can't wait for more on these characters.

  • Gretchen(About That Story)
    2018-11-30 03:38

    Sizzling hot, sweet and sexy! This story was excellent!I had so much fun reading this! The story starts off epically hot and I was completely pulled in. I loved Maddox and his alpha kinky ways! He had some seriously swoon worthy moments too. The man made me melt! Joss was fantastic because she was just so open, accepting, and understanding. She just seemed so strong to me and I loved the confidence she had. They had seriously fantastic chemistry. There was this heat between the two of them that I swear I could feel. I liked the way the kink was introduced and how that worked with their relationship, it was hot and sweet all rolled into one. I loved watching their relationship grow and develop. Yes, it was super hot and there were lots of sexy times but there was a sweetness to them, a vulnerability, as they both shared more and more of themselves. I thought it rounded everything out perfectly.They do have some obstacles against them so there was a nice amount of conflict introduced but nothing to taxing. Their friends added a nice bit of entertainment that had me smiling, it added a good bit of lightness. I'd love to know more about Maddox friend Grey and I hope he gets his own story.This was pure entertainment. Really enjoyable and fun, incredibly off the charts panty melting hot, with a really sweet romance happening. There was a nice bit of emotion mixed in too. I loved Maddox opening up and watching some of his walls come down, I loved all the emotion behind it. A man letting his guard down and opening up always makes my heart burst.I thought the writing was great and there was really good character development, it was all laid out really well. I liked the storyline, there was a great pace, and I liked the secondary players involved. It wrapped up with an excellent ending and really sweet epilogue. I couldn't get enough. Awesome read filled with off the charts hotness (seriously!) and wonderful characters.If you've not read this author before, this would be an excellent one to start with. It’s my new favorite Stacey Kennedy book to date! Complimentary copy received for honest review.

  • Tina
    2018-12-06 20:34

    Another great book from SK!! I don't know about everyone else but I think this author's books keep getting hotter and hotter!! This one is off the charts!!! I thought the Club Sin series was hot....this one just might even top those!!! I love this book and I can't hardly wait for the next one!! I hope I don't have to wait long!!!

  • Carlabulian
    2018-12-10 23:28

    Really? Very disappointed!!!!!!!

  • Ayekah
    2018-12-08 01:47

    Oh to peep inside Stacey's head and see what the hell goes on in there!A year ago Joss O'Neill and Maddox Hunt decided to have a one night stand with a man she met in the bar (where else), so they hit the bathroom(where else) and have to hottest sex either have ever had. No surprise there. Maddox doesn't do anything but one nighters, ever. No strings, not even a thread.Joss is getting ready to leave for police academy coming from a long line of police officers and on the heels of a bad break up with a jerk of 6 years. She needed this.We fast forward a year and Joss is sitting in the squad room with her fellow officer with her best friend Emilia when she looks up and locks eyes with her new Lt. It's Maddox Hunt. His eyes lock with hers and holy crap the sparks. Both of them know it's wrong, but neither have stopped thinking of the best sex either of them have ever had and never stopped thinking about each other. This is a problem for Maddox because he's a one and done man. And he's now her boss. Joss is as beautiful as he remembers her to be, Emilia catches on quick to the looks passed and guesses that's the "one" she can't forget. Maddox has a best friend Grey, who is privy to all this. Grey is a bit of a man whore (just a tad) and finds himself dispensing advice like a Pez dispenser. Against his better judgment, or maybe not he goes to see Joss and they begin a relationship and holy crap it's so freaking hot it will have your kindle shooting smoke. They quickly reach an understanding that this is a one shot deal (right-o) and he wants to get her out of his system. Lots of luck with that. One thing leads to another and the two start seeing each other setting boundaries to the relationship. Maddox's Dad is in a care facility because of Alzheimers. He goes one day after things fall apart with Joss and his father happens to be lucid that day. He doesn't know he's talking to his son, but all these years Maddox lived under the impression his mother just up and left them. When the truth comes out, Maddox is dumbfounded. He even goes so far as to research it. Her leaving is one of the main reasons why he refuses to get involved with someone. He's already asked for a transfer, as does she. Her "Uncle" is the Chief of Police and asks her whether it has anything to do with Maddox, she's a bit taken aback however she's honest, he tells her that he's already asked for a transfer to the East side and along with that comes a promotion. She wonders how he knew. Read the book. She also pays his Dad a visit after he dumps her on her ass and his Father says as he was leaving" please send that nice nurse Joss back in here, I liked her." She brought him a little care basket when she came.Stacey Kennedy writes some great books, this one probably tops them, or it's close. This book was so hot and steamy and requires multiple panty changes. Plus there's always a decent plot line to the story so it's not all sex and no substance. Nothing makes me toss a book away quicker than that.Well Stacey, you've done it again. I think you blew the lid off this one. Great book! I loved it.

  • Bookgasms Book Blog
    2018-11-26 02:52

    Whenever I read a Stacey Kennedy novel I KNOW I'm in for an outstanding read. The men are alpha, the women are sassy and the sexy times: GOOD LORD are they #STEAMY. Not since this author's Club Sin series have I had to fan myself while reading. This novel was absolutely amazing!This novel opens up with a bang (literally.) Joss O'Neil and Maddox Hunt have an instant sexual connection at a club and decide to have sex in the club restroom. What follows is one of the sexiest scenes EVER. You can just feel their chemistry coming off the pages in spades!! It was electrifying! Maddox is a dominant alpha man and before delivering on the one million promises in his eyes, makes it known that this a one time thing because he doesn't come back for seconds. Fast forward to a year later and lo and behold, who transfers to Lieutenant Hunt's police station but his memorable one night stand, rookie police officer Joss O'Neil. Now what happens when this UBER hot couple sees and feels the connection they still have with one another? Will Maddox break his commitment issues and see Joss as his perfect match or will Joss realize she deserves better than a man who can't commit? You NEED to read this book to find out! I absolutely loved this novel. I loved the steamy times and the way Joss handled Maddox. In the bedroom, he might have had control but this spitfire sure as hell gave as good as she got and knew how to keep this alpha on his toes. I also loved that Joss and Maddox were just so real. Here were two people who didn't expect to ever see each other again but who thought about that one night constantly over the past year. The question is: could they both find it in themselves to get over their own personal issues before taking a chance on each other? *GAH*. This was just such a fantastic novel and I'm soo excited about the next book in the series! We need Grey's book ASAP! 4.5 Stars! ~Ratula

  • Peggy Lee (Reading Keeps Me Sane)
    2018-11-29 00:56

    Heartbreaker is book one in the Filthy Dirty Love series. Yes, this series couldn't have been better named. This is a second chance lust-to-love story that begins with an intensely steamy one-night stand. This story brings on the heat! There are plenty of steamy scene that will fire up your senses. Joss O'Neil is assigned to the west precinct of the the Seattle Police Department. She's a rookie with a big goal to be a detective. As chance may have it Joss's new boss is none other than Maddox Hunt, police lieutenant, total badass, resident heartbreaker and the one-night stand she had a year ago. It was a year ago when Joss had been dumped by her long time boyfriend, the man she put first and let dictate her life. She was headed to the police academy and didn't want a relationship so a one-night stand was just what she needed. But what she couldn't forget was the connection she felt that night.Maddox is not a relationship type of guy. He makes it clear to women that it's only a one-time deal. Maddox has one-night stands and disposes of the women before they can dispose of him. It's how he deals with his feelings about his mother, who had left him as a child and never returned. When Joss reappears in his life Maddox can't help feeling like they have unfinished business. This story is sexy! Maddox is all Alpha. He's a filthy, dirty, possessive bastard. Joss and Maddox have an intense chemistry that keep you turning the pages. I found myself cheering for Maddox, Joss and their HEA. I loved the epilogue. Stacey Kennedy never fails to leave you feeling good at the end. 4 Stars!

  • Catherine (The Sassy Bookster)
    2018-11-23 23:42

    4.5 starsWow. This book should come with a warning label. Or maybe some fans at the point of purchase. Because it's so hot! Once again, Ms. Kennedy knocks this one out of the park with a really fantastic story, very great characters, and sizzling hot chemistry. Two strangers, one unforgettable sexual encounter. One year later that attraction is still as potent as ever, but the stakes are very high this time as both their jobs and reputations could be on the line if things went sideways between them. Soon, sex only is not enough and Joss wants more, but Maddox never made her any promises and walking away is the only way to avoid getting her heart broken.The connection between Joss and Maddox was explosive and breath-stealing and I expected a lot of drama and angst from this story but there was very little. Both Joss and Maddox were very mature about the way they handled their relationship and communicated their needs to each other, which I loved. They were also genuine and really likable. Maddox is the stuff of daydreams, hot as sin and also a really nice guy, well-liked and respected by many. Joss is a really great character, down to earth, easygoing but also very independent. I really liked that they were both honest about what they wanted and not afraid to walk away or reach out for more when what they had was no longer enough. Their growth both individually and as a couple was really fun to watch and that epilogue was too cute for words. I loved everything about this book and I'm really excited about the rest of the series. If you are looking for a spicy hot read, then this is one place to start.Disclaimer: I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book. All opinions stated are solely mine.Want more? Subscribe to my Newsletter on The Sassy Bookster.Follow me on Twitter | Tumblr | Bloglovin’. Like my page on Facebook.

  • Anna RBTL Book Promotions
    2018-12-10 01:38

    5+ Stars Sexy and trilling from beginning to end!From the moment I heard the premise for Heartbreaker, I was excited. I love all of Stacey Kennedy’s books and this one did not disappoint. I'm a huge fan of characters who perceive themselves as unworthy of love. There is nothing better to me than watching these types of characters fall hard for someone and in the process, learn to love themselves. It's why I read romance novels, and Stacey Kennedy weaves her magic again with Heartbreaker, an unforgettable romance. Just when you think you know what’s going to happen, everything changes, leaving you breathless in anticipation attempting to discover the next move. I LOVED the hot and steamy scenes between them but what really got me was the slow development of feelings between them. The fighting against it. The feeling that neither of them deserved the happiness they had found in each other and the realization that they couldn't live without the other and the drive to fight for what they wanted. This is one of those books you can’t stop reading, turning the next page can’t come fast enough. In the end? You’ll sit there marveling over the world you’ve just surrendered to and need to take a deep breath. Powerful, sexy, and intriguing. Heartbreaker is the ultimate romance and a novel that must be savored like a fine wine. **** Disclosure of Material: I received a final and/or advanced reader copy of this book from the Author/Publisher with the hope that I will leave my Unbiased Opinion. I was not required to leave a review, positive or otherwise, and my opinions are just that... My Opinions. I am posting this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising". *****

  • Amanda
    2018-11-11 21:31

    Joss had a bad breakup and wanted to do something crazy. She ended up having the best night of her life with a stranger. Fast forward a year and he is her commanding officer. I really liked Joss and Maddox. I also really enjoyed the chemistry they had together. They discussed their relationship or non relationship in this case in a very adult manner and I really appreciated the communication they had between them. As always when a friends with benefits relationship turns into more something has to give. In this case Joss called it off to save her career and her heart. I really respected the calm rational decision-making and the big gesture that Maddox pulled to win her back. Now that, that is out-of-the-way lets talk about the steaminess and sexiness of this book. It was off the charts HOT. These two together were enough to have me fanning myself while reading. I highly recommend checking this one out and I will be looking for more Stacey Kennedy books to read.

  • LeeAnne
    2018-11-18 04:31

    4 StarsSuper steamy story that will suck you in from page one, I couldn’t put it down!Joss O’Neil has an unforgettable one-night stand with a super sexy stranger in a bar right before leaving for the police academy. Now, one year later, she’s graduated and beginning work at the Seattle Police Department where she gets the surprise of her life. Her new boss, Maddox Hunt, is her super-sexy-one-night-stand. Maddox doesn’t do repeats. Ever. But when Joss O’Neil steps back into his life even though he knows it could end both their careers he’s seriously considering breaking his repeat rule. The two do everything they can to resist one another but when Joss has an especially difficult call to deal with Maddox won’t let her handle it on her own and the sparks ignite. But will their careers survive?Maddox is definitely a swoon worthy alpha male and probably one of my favorite hero’s in a long while. Stacey Kennedy does a brilliant job brining this story to life, I felt truly invested in the outcome of the story. You won’t want to put this one down until the very last page. This is bound to be a smoking hot series!I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

  • Tami
    2018-12-02 04:34

    I only found maybe 3 errors that the editor missed? Definitely not enough to detract from this brilliant author or her exemplary piece of literary art. I loved the entire series that I previously read of hers. This one is just beginning, and it's shaping up to be EVEN BETTER!! Read this and see why this is one of my favorite authors. #Still chanting StaceyKennedy ....yes folks, fangirling came late in life for Ms. Tami. :)This review is based on the ARC provided by the author and/or the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinion.

  • Diane
    2018-12-06 21:29

    Sweet and predictable love story...this one will feed the romantic in you. :)

  • Trish-Sunshine Reads
    2018-12-06 20:34

    WOW! This is my first book of Stacey Kennedy's. All I can say is Why haven't I read her stuff before? This is one hot and emotional story. I love cop stories and this one did not disappoint. Looks like I found myself a new author!!

  • (Tori-Smexybooks) smexys_sidekick
    2018-11-16 01:54

    One can always count on Stacey Kennedy for a tantalizing erotic romance with strong dynamic characters and a smooth well-built storyline. Add in a boss and subordinate storyline and I'm melting like cheese on nachos. The first installment in her newest series-Filthy Dirty Love-introduces readers to a very dominate lieutenant and a young rookie police officer who discover their one night stand from the past didn’t even put a dent in the passion and desire that surrounds them. Now working together, this couple will uphold the law during the day and break it over and over every night.

  • Lilly Charysma
    2018-12-08 21:35

    There are some small things that I notice about a book when I’m trying to decide how many stars it should have. Did it make me think about something powerful like life, death or love? Did it have more than its obvious meaning? Did the writing appeal to my senses? Well, some of the answers to these questions made me decide to go with five stars for this story.Let’s start with some background. After her break up with her longtime boyfriend, Joss is willing to put everything she has into her career, to forget about her ex and relationships. Good way of saying “bye bye” and maybe get some revenge is to have a one night stand with a hot guy at a club. Who would have thought that their paths will cross again? They both want a onetime only thing no strings attached. So when life brings them together again they have a hard time not to wish for a repeat of that night. Problem is he is her boss and she works in a police department, trying to maintain a clean reputation.The story maybe simple even predictable, the hot scenes are there, Maddox pushes things to a different level and Josh is willing to comply in exchange for some excellent time together. Maybe because she is willing to accept the challenge, maybe because she wants to explore or simply because he makes her feel beautiful, sensual, wanted, needed. And he’s not willing to push her away since she’s not scared of his personality; of his unattachment. The other offers some great insight into their feelings into their desires and fears.There are also some other things which are present throughout the book – this is why I was mentioning in the beginning that this may seem an easy book but in reality it covers a lot more. First of all we have sexual relationships between an employee and her boss, which is definitely a source for gossip. Then we have Alzheimer’s and how it affects more the people around the sick person then that person himself/herself. And last but not least, both Jossie and Maddox are influenced by their upbringing. She’s trying to follow in her father’s footsteps from a career perspective, while Maddox is still affected by being raised only by his father, not understanding why his mother left.The last argument that justifies my 5 Stars is the writing. I have highlighted a lot of lines that went straight to my soul, or lines that made me laugh. Some words may be simple but the emotions hidden behind them are difficult to describe. Also I was mentioning the great insight into the psychology of each character. It is my honest opinion that Stacey Kennedy has done a great job when writing this book.Without any other comments, I do recommend to give “Heartbreaker” a chance. It is absolutely amazing, it brings not only some amazing hot scenes but also a great love story with some powerful things on the side.

  • April Symes
    2018-12-03 20:50

    WOW!! This book starts out in a hot and sexy way. It’s a flash back to the past when Joss O’Neil threw all sense out and had hot sex with a man she just met in the bathroom of a bar. It was a fantastic one night stand in a bar , and it wasn’t repeated. She never saw this guy again and so the story fast forwards one year later and she ends up seeing her one night stand –he is her new boss - Lieutenant Maddox "Heartbreaker" Hunt.Maddox Hunt is a one and done type of guy. He doesn’t go back for seconds and he especially wouldn’t risk his career for another roll with a female co worker but when it comes to Joss O’Neil, he is thinking of throwing his rules aside and going back for more with her. Their passion cannot be denied as they continue to be around each other and they decide to engage in a sexual affair only. But with these two, they refuse to admit their hearts are involved. Soon lines are being crossed and for Joss that can end in only one way…..PAIN and HEARTBREAKThe story moved along seamlessly and this was a fantastic plot. I loved their job and getting to see them doing it. Police officers always have this hard job and actually reading about that struggle was great and seeing them balance that along with their relationship-awesome. Maddox is a good man who struggles with being the boss and being the man. He wants his lady but doesn’t know if he can have her while Joss just wants to be with the man she loves and struggles with will they ever get to show their love and other angsty things. The dynamic at play in their relationship was awesome. This is a great start to a new series and I cannot wait to read the next book.My Rating: 4.6 stars *****"I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book in exchange for an honest review***

  • Amy
    2018-11-25 21:54

    4.5, Scorching Hot Stars!!“He wasn’t entirely sure what it is about this girl exactly, but she pushed at all of his basic instincts. Pursue. Claim. Protect.”“This girl didn’t only make him want to break his rules. She made him want to abolish them.”Heartbreaker was a quick, sexy and fun read. From the moment I met Joss and Maddox, I was pulled into their story. The two of them had amazing, explosive chemistry. The two of them burned up the pages together. Joss was the girl who had be wronged by love and was just looking for a little fun. Maddox was the guy who only gave a woman one night of his time. But when Maddox met Joss, something about her just clicked. One night would never be enough. Before Maddox even realizes it, Joss will become the girl that he is willing and wanting to break all of the rules for.Heartbreaker is a scorching hot and entertaining read. I loved the relationship between Maddox and Joss. You just knew that the two of them would never be ok with a no-strings type of relationship, but I gotta tell you, I enjoyed watching the two of them fall. Seeing Maddox fall was the best for me. Despite all of his rules and fear of relationships, he couldn’t fight the pull that he felt for Joss. She not only challenged him, but she made him want things that terrified him. I loved seeing his alpha side come out and I loved seeing him push Joss’ boundaries.Overall, I thought this was a really great read. It was sexy, fun and entertaining. This story was incredibly well written and a story that is impossible to put down. Simply put, I enjoyed the heck out of it and can not wait to read more in this series!*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

  • JackieKiwibooknerd
    2018-11-24 22:29