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Review: UNCOVERING DESIRE by Kacey Shea

In Uncovering Desire by Kacey Shea, Jon Beltran is slowly adjusting to civilian life after having served eight years in the Army. On a drunken whim, Jon started a PI firm with his best friend and things are going well. One of Jon’s complaints is his love life. Evie, his best friend and business partner is now in an exclusive relationship and she long ago put Jon in the friend zone. Then there is Kate Bryant. Kate lives life to the fullest and she loves getting Jon riled up with her sharp tongue. When asbestos is found in her apartment, Kate and Jon become temporary roommates. Will this unlikely pair find love?

UncoveringDesire_FrontCover_LoResI loved everything about this book! Shea writes a great romance. Her plots are well developed with characters so real you feel like you should be able to call them up and have dinner with them. Shea’s love scenes have just the right amount of heat in them as well.

Kate was a total surprise to me. In the first book she came off as a loveable flake with a very active sex life. Looks can definitely be deceiving. Kate really opened up in this book and a lot of her was nothing but a facade to cover up her heartbreak. Seeing Jon with Kate was a hoot. She forced him out of his comfort zone a few times. I don’t think things would have turned out okay for Jon if Kate hadn’t been there for him when he needed it the most.

Uncovering Desire is the second book in the Uncovering Love series  (but it can be read as a standalone ). Shea writes a solid contemporary romance with amazing characters that will leave readers wanting more. I can’t wait to read the third book coming out next year.

Reviewed by Candy* * * * *

About the Book:

Title: Uncovering Desire (Uncovering Love, #2)

Author: Kacey Shea

Release Date: October 27, 2015

Category: Contemporary Romance

Source: ARC received from Author

Book Summary:

Jonathan Beltran is adjusting to life as a civilian after an eight year military career. With a booming private investigation business and good friends to count on, life is headed in a positive direction. Coupled with his fierce will and strength, Jon will learn if his training has prepared him for this next journey.

Life is never boring for the ever-positive, smart-mouthed, fearless Kate Bryant. When unexpected events leave her temporarily homeless, she accepts an offer of a free place to stay with Jonathan. The challenges of working with rock stars, living with Jon, and finally confronting ghosts of her past may prove to be too much.

Will Kate and Jon be pushed to the breaking point or will they uncover the forgiveness they both desire?

Uncovering Desire can be read as a standalone but is book two in the Uncovering Love series. Explicit content, intended for adult audiences.

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