Thursday, June 14, 2012

Waiting For This New Release: Worth The Risk by Karen Erickson...

Worth the Risk (Worth It, #2)How to make a strong man fall hard? Refuse him.
Hunter Worth lives life to the absolute fullest. As vice president and head of brand marketing for Worth Luxury Goods, he’s brought his family’s business firmly into the twenty-first century. Ruthless yet charming, he’s now set his sights on the sexiest member of the marketing team. First thing on his agenda? Seduction.
Gracie Hayes needs her job at Worth—and she’s not about to let the gorgeous owner and her direct boss distract her—again. Orphaned, and with a rough childhood behind her, she’s worked too hard to compromise everything for a fling, no matter how tempting. Independent, strong and resourceful, she will fight off Hunter. She has to.
Flirting, stolen kisses, a few nights of scorching hot sex…Hunter has all that in mind and more with the delicious Gracie. He never figures he’d fall in love or that she’d deny him. How will Hunter convince Gracie he’s the one for her? 

Excerpt #1:
It was as if Hunter had sensed her need. That need to let go a little and a whole lot more. One minute she was sitting next to him at the bar drinking and laughing, noticing for the first time just how intensely blue his eyes were. How he had a faded white scar just beneath his chin. And when he shot her that slow, sexy smile, her panties felt like they were going to dissolve. Just with the flash of a smile.
Next thing she knew she was in the dark back hallway of the pub, his hands all over her body, his mouth fused with hers. His tongue licked deep inside her mouth before he whispered hot words in her ear.
Gracie wiggled in her seat at the memory. What good did it do, reliving it? A colossal waste of time, especially since it would never happen again. What was done was done. Let bygones be bygones, and all that jazz.
She frowned. What, had she turned into a constant cliché?
“He’s looking right at us. Oh my God.” Becky slumped in her wooden chair and looked away from the bridal party. “Do you think he’s a mind reader or what?”
“He’s not looking at us…” Her voice trailed off when she realized Hunter was indeed looking at them. His gaze tangled with hers, those sparkling blue eyes glowing, his lush mouth twisted into a naughty little smirk.
Could he read minds? If so, he appeared awfully pleased with her train of thought. She wished she could tell him to screw off. No, she wished she could tell him what happened between them hadn’t mattered to her whatsoever.
Secretly, she wished she wasn’t so darned attracted to him, but her wishes were futile.
She lived in constant denial. The man just—did it for her. She couldn’t explain why or how, but every time he drew near, her skin tingled. When he spoke to her, worked directly with her, and it was often, she felt as if no one else existed. As if it was just the two of them and everything else simply fell away.
Which was silly. And pitiful. Yes, she was completely pitiful, and she only had herself to blame.
Allowing the indulgence of one moment with Hunter had proved not enough. Yet she wouldn’t do it again. Ever. Never, ever, never.
Excerpt #2:
“You interrupted our innocent conversation by acting like a possessive, jealous lover.”

“Maybe I am a jealous lover.” Hunter looked pained that he made the admission and he shook his head, as if he could dismiss it. Make his words disappear. But he couldn’t. They still reverberated through her, stunning her silent. “He was trying to ask you out.”

“And I was trying to refuse him.” God, why had she said that?


She didn’t have an answer for him, was too afraid to confess the truth. And wouldn’t he love hearing that she wasn’t over him yet? Not that she’d given herself enough time. Three weeks wasn’t nearly enough.

A lifetime might not be enough.

His thumb swept over her flesh again, a slow, tantalizing caress that made her tingle. “Tell me why, Gracie.”

October 16, 2012  Worth It Series Book #3
WorthTheChallenge72LGTogether, they’re magic. Now to capture it in a bottle…
For once in his errant life, Rhett Worth is ready to prove to his older brothers he’s more than good looks and a woman-melting smile. Except he’s screwed up. And it’s about to hit the fan as he prepares to tell them he’s failed to deliver the master perfumer, Michel Durand, to create Worth Luxury’s signature scent.
Then salvation walks through the boardroom door, all wrapped up in a petite, seductive package.
Gabriella Durand is prepared to beg the Worths to give her capricious father another chance. Instead, she finds the devastatingly handsome Rhett Worth offering it to her as if he’d planned it all along. And Gabriella, hungry to emerge from her father’s shadow, jumps at it.
Soon they’re in Maui to hunt for the perfect scent…and find it in the tropical breeze that washes across their entwined bodies. Now the pressure is on to capture that passion in a bottle—before they let love complicate the delicate mix. Before a whiff of betrayal threatens to destroy everything.

Karen Erickson Website

Worth It Series Book #1 AMAZON
Worth the Scandal

This series sounds so good and is waiting for me in my out of control TBR pile!!! Love the covers!! 


  1. Oh this series is going on my list. Thanks for sharing. Yeah loving "shot her that slow, sexy smile" and hunter is a jealous hero...His thumb swept over her flesh again, a slow, tantalizing caress that made her tingle. “Tell me why, Gracie.” from Worth the Risk. Thanks babe for sharing a new author. Have a nice weekend. What to stalk your blog more but got to run errands with the hubby. Will stalk you more later. Have a nice day.

    1. Thanks for stalking my!! LOL.. Have fun with the hubby!! :)

    2. Thanks for having this series on your blog. I bought Worth the Scandal #1 and I am loving it. I can not wait to read Hunters book in Worth the Risk #2. Babe you will love this series.

    3. Thanks for sharing that!! I will be starting this series soon!! I love the covers!! :)