Published by Carina Press
Pub Date: November 4th 2013
Format: ARC | Source: NetGalley
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
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Adrian Blackstone built a million-dollar business with hard work and determination—and by remaining professional at all times. Denying his longtime attraction to his beautiful executive assistant hasn't been easy but it's necessary. She's indispensable, and he can't stand the thought of losing her if things didn't work out.
For more than a year, Rachel Carter has been quietly dreaming of all the ways she'll never seduce her sexy, buttoned-up boss. She's worked too hard to get where she is to cross that line, no matter how badly she'd like to act on her fantasies. But then a wicked snowstorm leaves them stranded in a romantic winter wonderland…
What begins as a single kiss and a few bad Santa jokes turns into a weekend full of breathless passion and hopes for something more. But with Monday comes a return to their complicated reality—and Adrian must prove that promises made are promises kept, especially at Christmastime.
Snowbound with the CEO is the perfect quick holiday read. Its length by no means sacrificed story, which is something I’ve found satisfying in previous shorts by Shannon Stacey.
Stuck in a snowed-in hotel with your hot boss is certainly not a bad way to spend a weekend. And if you’re thinking this could be terrifyingly like The Shining, it’s not like that, don’t worry. There’s staff there and a few other guests. I loved the part where they’re drinking at the hotel bar and they finally let themselves enjoy one another. The flirting and sexual chemistry was super fun.
Once back in real life though, miscommunication had to go and mess with things between them. I thought Shannon did a great job at showing us the depth of their longing and hurt and finally their happy ending. None of it felt rushed. The pacing was rather perfect for this short novel.
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