SCANDALOUS BOOK BLOG #CausingAScandal: {{NEW RELEASE & REVIEW}} SWAY By @AuthorALocke

Monday, 16 May 2016

{{NEW RELEASE & REVIEW}} SWAY By @AuthorALocke




Title: Sway
Series: Landry Family #1
Author: Adriana Locke
Genre: Contemporary Romance
 Release Date: May 16, 2016


BARRETT LANDRY has it all. 

Power, prestige, and plenty of women, the dapper politician’s life is pretty phenomenal. But in the midst of the biggest campaign of his life, he needs to focus. The last thing he can afford is a distraction. 


ALISON BAKER is a work-in-progress.

As a single mother to HUXLEY, she’s rebuilding life on her terms. She’s focused on family, faith, and a future for her son that can’t be taken away. Putting her child first means not being careless, no matter what.

A chance encounter forces Barrett and Alison to redefine what they really want out of life. But everything comes at a cost ... and sometimes, even for love, it’s a price too steep to pay.

***ARC provided in exchange for an honest review - Naomi / Scandalous Book Blog***

Well this book gets my vote!!! Sway was fun and sexy with a little drama thrown in to keep you on your toes.
Barrett Landry will make you swoon and Alison Baker will have you fist pumping with her strong attitude and caring side.

Alison Baker is a single mother to a cute boy named Huxley. She once had it all, The powerful husband, money, security and the media were never far behind her but she lost it all when her ex Husbands secrets and lies were unearthed and she was caught in the firing line. She now works 2 jobs and attends college to make a better life for her and Hux and keep a roof above her head. She vows to never rely on a man to make her happy or provide for her.

Barrett Luxley is in the final run of the biggest campaign of his life. The last thing he needs is a distraction but there is something about Alison that has him makes him want to change his plan. He is a bit of a womaniser with a reputation. He knows the women on his arms use him as much as he uses them but Alison is different. She dosnt want nothing from him, she dosnt expect anything of him.

With Barrett wanting to spend more time getting to know Alison and Alison holding back, he has to take thing easy and slow. He knows one wrong move and she will run. What transpires between this couple is deep, raw and passionate. But the people closest to Barrett know what is at stake if he takes his eye of the ball. Some will go to any lengths to tarnish what they have.

The road to true love is always a bumpy one but will this couple make the right choices, can they overcome everything throw at them and will Barrett get Alison and Huxley's vote in the end???







“I want a chance to win you over,” he breathes, peering at me. The way his eyes search mine make it seem like time stands still. “Will you let me try?”

He forces a swallow and the look of hesitation, the internal fight he’s having, isn’t lost on me. It’s there, right beneath the surface, and when I add my concerns to the mix, it’s enough to make me balk. Just a bit.

"I'll think about it," I whisper, holding on to the little strand of courage I have left.

“Say yes.”

Instead of responding, I ask, "Where'd you get that scar over your right eye?" I reach out and press gently on the raised skin. I expect him to pull back, but he doesn't.

My hand shakes as I touch his warmed skin. His forehead is silky and smooth. I'd like to run my hands over every inch of it, feel it ripple beneath my fingertips.

The corner of his lips twitch. "Lincoln hit me in the head with a baseball."

"Bad reflexes on your part?"

"Wicked curveball on his," he says, his face breaking out into a full smile.

“I thought he played center field?”

“He does. But he pitched some growing up.”

We stand inches apart, my hand gently brushing down the side of his face. Although I feel like he'd stand here all night and talk to me, it’s not possible.

"I really need to get back to work," I say, trying to unlock my eyes from his.

“Dinner? This week?”

I can barely resist the look in his eye, the one that implores me to say yes. The one that makes me believe he really does want to have dinner and spend a few hours with me.

I need to get away, put some space between us while I can.

“We ran into each other tonight,” I shrug. “If we’re supposed to see each other again, then I guess we will.” I start to turn away before I completely buckle under his gaze.

“How am I supposed to get ahold of you? I don’t have your number,” he calls after me.

Heading up the steps to the Savannah Room, I glance at him over my shoulder. “You’re the Mayor. Figure it out.”
USA Today Bestselling author Adriana Locke lives and breathes books. After years of slightly obsessive relationships with the flawed bad boys created by other authors, Adriana has created her own.

She resides in the Midwest with her husband, sons, and two dogs. She spends a large amount of time playing with her kids, drinking coffee, and cooking. You can find her outside if the weather's nice and there's always a piece of candy in her pocket.

For sneak peeks, giveaways, and more, please join Adriana's Facebook Group, Books by Adriana Locke, or her Goodreads group, All Locked Up.

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