About UNTIL I’M YOURS
Mean girl. Goddess. Bitch. Supermodel Sofie Baston has earned those labels . . . yet they don’t scratch the surface of who she really is. Before she can follow her own dreams, Sophie must do her daughterly duty and reel in a “fish” for her father’s business-a tall, brown-eyed entrepreneur who immediately hooks her. He’s a big guy with an even bigger heart . . . but will that heart be open to Sofie once her darkest secret is revealed?
To Trevor Bishop, Sofie is a beautiful mystery he would gladly spend his life solving. He figures her tough demeanor is armor against a world that’s hurt her too many times. Then Sofie’s deepest wounds are reopened by the powerful, ruthless man who made them. When she musters the courage to take him down, her world shatters. Now Trevor is determined to help Sofie pick up the pieces so they can build a future together. The challenge will be convincing his ice princess that it’s safe to melt in his arms .
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Whitney’s Five Star Review
Trevor Bishop is worth of 5 fantastically sexy stars! And I will grudgingly admit that Sophie earns her stars as well. I’ve not be a fan of hers in the first three books but seeing Sophie’s point of view really helps the reader understand her ‘mean girl’ attitude. And dare I say by the end of the book I actually liked her.
Kennedy hit the last book in the Bennett series out of the park. I’ve been a lover of his author since book one but her writing and style have gotten better and better. She also writes a smoking hot sex scene without it being too over the top. Because you know… I like an actual story and not just a few lines in between the hot and heavy.
Trevor is a new character and if you don’t immediately fall for him, I’m thinking you are too picky. He’s an actual nice great with some alpha tendencies and a desire to help the world and Sophie. So despite their personalities being quite different, Sinner and Saint as they are known, they have to find a way to handle a relationship without destroying both of them.
And Sophie’s past is definitely a danger to Trevor’s future.
I think we are used to watching the bad boy fall for the good girl so the twist here was fun to read. Because while Sophie is a bit misunderstood, she definitely has her bad moments. I cheered the Sophie/Trevor pairing from the very beginning and I think the end of the story was perfect. Not only for this book but also for the series.
You’ll get a dose of all the previous characters which is why I love these stand alone series so much. You don’t have to completely let go of the characters you’ve previously fallen in love with. I really can’t remember when I read a series with an ending I liked this much. So kudos to Ms. Ryan for making me happy. I hope everyone else feels the same way!
“Sofie, I’m sorry I didn’t call you back yet.” Jalene blocks my path to Trevor and Anna.
“Call?” I lean subtly to the left just in time to see Anna following Trevor into the coatroom.
“Yes.” Jalene raises her penciled brows expectantly. “You asked me about a series of instructional barre videos for your new lifestyle website, remember?”
“Oh, yes.” I try to focus on the conversation, but can’t help wondering what’s going on in that coatroom. “Of course.”
“I was afraid I wouldn’t have time, but I can do it.”
“That’s awesome, Jalene.” I give a quick smile. “My assistant Stil will contact you to set up details.”
“Great job in class today, Sofie.”
“Thanks.” Having Trevor behind me added a little something to my usual enthusiasm. “I need to grab my coat. Thanks again, Jalene.”
I speed walk to the coatroom, jerking the door open like I might catch Trevor and Anna in the middle of a compromising position. They are both fully dressed, though. Both layered up for the cool morning and laughing over something I’m sure I wouldn’t find funny.
“Sofie, hey.” Anna leans into Trevor, her head well below his shoulder. “I was just inviting Trevor to opening night for my new show.”
“Really?” I lean against the wall by the door. “And what did Trevor say?”
“I hadn’t gotten around to saying anything yet.” Trevor walks over to stand in front of me, taking my hand. “Maybe we could go together.”
Just past his shoulder, the dismay on Anna’s face is almost humorous. I’m sure when she invited Trevor, she wasn’t thinking he’d bring me along. And he won’t be.
“See you Thursday, Anna.” I address her, but my eyes cling to Trevor’s. Will I have to climb the man for her to take the hint?
“But, Trevor and I—”
“Thursday, Anna.” My eyes and words cut into her sentence like a razor blade. “Goodbye, Anna.”
She’s out the door without further protest.
Trevor rests one arm against the wall by my head, his scent and the warmth of his body sheltering and stimulating me, making me feel safe and completely vulnerable at the same time. He stares down at me, waiting for my move. I’ve never taken a step in his direction, and the fact that I sought him out obviously pleases him, but he knows me at least well enough to guess there must be a reason.
I reach behind me to lock the door. Trevor’s eyebrows lift, but he otherwise remains still. I reach up to rest an arm on his shoulder, sliding my fingers into the short, soft hair close to his scalp.
“Let’s get straight to the point and not play games, Bishop.”
His hand, wrapping around my waist, cupping the curve of my back, lays warm and heavy through the thin fabric of my workout clothes.
“I don’t play games, Sof.” Trevor leans down to whisper in my ear. “I’m a man who goes after what he wants and usually gets it.”
He pulls back, dark eyes not laughing, close to sober.
“Am I getting what I want?” He drops his other arm from the wall, bringing that hand to my side, and pulls me close enough to feel his hard body through the sweatpants and hoodie he’s put on. “Say yes.”
I’ll do better than saying yes. I’ll show him.
I tug his head toward me until our mouths touch. Those full lips are softer than I imagined. He opens me up with his tongue, delving into my mouth slowly, like he’s savoring the first taste of me as much as I’m savoring my first taste of him.
About Kennedy Ryan
I’m a wife, a mom, a writer, an advocate for families living with autism. That’s me in a nutshell. Crack the nut, and you’ll find a Southern girl gone Southern California who loves pizza and Diet Coke, and wishes she got to watch a lot more television. You can usually catch me up too late, on social media too much, or FINALLY putting a dent in my ever-growing To Be Read list!
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