Title: Play my Game :
Author: J Kenner
Publisher/Year:Random House Publishing 2/17/15
Length: 100 pages
Series: The Stark Trilogy #3.7
never imagined that anything could top our honeymoon, but life as Mrs. Damien Stark is sweeter than any fantasy. We are forever bound by our love and our desire. His touch is my greatest treasure—and is purely mine alone.
Yet no matter where we go, the ghosts of our pasts follow. We can’t escape our secrets, or the people who desperately want to bring us down. Even on Valentine’s Day, neither of us is safe.
I’ll do whatever it takes to protect Damien, to fulfill his every need. His kiss is my calling, his passion my truest bliss. The dangers we face, we now face together—and nothing can make me run.
Oh how i love this couple and this series overall. while i don’t know that i love the novellas here since they are too short to really get to the crux of anything, we get a LOT that’s being set up and it really makes you wonder what’s going to happen in the end. I know that i’m really curious – although i know that there’s definitely not enough there that would break this insanely happy couple up.
In this next installment, we are back from the honeymoon and we see that Nikki and Damian are trying to find their rhythm back now and they are still in the loved up phase but have to sort out going back to work and the real world. While the torture and torment of the lawsuit against Nikki seems to be behind them, you know that there’s going to be something else since trouble likes to follow them, and that’s exactly what happens here.
We fall into the story just aroudn Valentine’s day where Nikki thinks that Damian has forgotten about it and yet he manages to out do himself by sending her on a scavenger hunt to all of their favorite places from the initial stages of their relationship. He takes her on a trip down memory lane so to speak and it’s really nice to see how she puts the puzzle pieces together.
It’s when things seem to be going really well when they both find that they’ve been blackmailed in a sense – and to add insult to injury, there are others that are ‘close’ to them that find themselves in a similar place. There are videos, emails, pictures and so much more that’s being threatened to be released unless Damian pays up and that’s the ongoing debate throughout this story. Is he going to pay and who’s behind ti all. what do they really want exactly since it’s can’t ever just be about the money.
So we’re taken on the journey with them to try to find out those details and along the way we get the same hot passion and chemistry that we’ve come to know and love from these 2 in the middle of it all. I think that’s one of the GREAT things that J Kenner does – regardless of where the story takes us, we’re still in a place to really love these 2 and see that they are inseparable and that the more that they are together, the stronger the chemistry and passion gets. It still makes me all hot and bothered each time i read through their scenes, and it’s never going to get old i don’t think. so on that note – enjoy!