Genre: Adult, Romance, Erotica
Series: Out of Uniform #2
Release Date: November 3, 2017
Publisher: Elle Kennedy Inc.
Note: This was previously released in 2013, and before that as three novellas in 2010 and 2011.
As promised, this is the review for the next three novellas (previous three here). Lets get straight to it. Also, just so I don’t have to write it every time, all the men are Navy SEALs.
1. Heat It Up
Becker and Jane get stuck in an elevator, and I’m totally fine with it. What started off with elevator sex, then continued into a fling. Except both liked each other too much for it to stop there. And I could totally see why they liked each other. Becker was a great guy, if a little confused about what he wanted with his future romantic relationships.
Jane was awesome. I kinda love Jane. She was fun and bold and knew exactly what she was doing and what she wanted. This was one of those special cases where the romance was driven not by the guy chasing the girl, but by equal contribution on both parts. Well, maybe Jane contributed more, which just makes me love her more because girls who take initiative are awesome.
Overall, a very fun read which a great female protagonist.
Rating: 3.75 Stars
2. Heat of the Night
Annabelle’s fiance breaks off their engagement because he thinks she’s a prude. So naturally, she makes a list of things she’s interested in doing to prove him wrong. Except the list lands with Ryan after he lands in her bed, thinking she’s someone else.
Annabelle is beyond embarrassed but Ryan is very interested. He offers his help in completing the things off the list. There are a lot of them and they’re all very hot. And between completing their fun tasks, they get to know each other. They know their time is limited because Annabelle is only in town for a few weeks but the time they do have is great. Their relationship is very sweet, and funny. Ryan is a care-free guy. Not much can bring him down. Annie is also great. She’s hella sassy and I love her. The two of them together are very entertaining.
I do wish we could’ve seen them spend a little more time together because honestly, the phrase “I’m in love with you” is starting to lose meaning at this point, with how quick everyone seems to say it. Overall though, great story.
Rating: 3.5 Stars
3. The Heat is On
Matt and Savannah meet during a bank robbery, both making fun of the robbers. Matt likes her and since neither of them seem to be interested in a relationship, things are good. A short fling and then they go their own ways. But Matt starts to want more and things get complicated.
This was not my favourite of the stories. Not my least favourite either. I enjoyed Matt and Savannah’s conversations. They have chemistry and Matt’s resilience when it came to getting Savannah to go out with him, that was cute. I also liked the ending. It’s just, Savannah was a little too insensitive for my taste. She said that not everyone understood her sense of humour, and I didn’t. Also, there was something she did near the end that bothered me. It felt douche-y.
It was a good read overall, I just liked the previous two better.
Rating: 3.25 Stars
That’s the end of the novellas of the series. There are four more book and they’re all full-length novels featuring one couple per story. I’ll review them when I read them. And I am reading them, even if they’re erotic romance novels, because I’m on a mission to read everything Elle Kennedy has ever written. Wish me luck!