Thursday, 4 May 2017

Sex In The Sticks - Sawyer Bennett - Release Blitz & Review

Wake up and feel the wood! In the first of a series of irresistible standalone romances from New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett, a city girl rediscovers love and lust in the Alaskan wilderness.

Valentine French may be the sassiest dating columnist in New York City, but the abundance of metrosexuals in her adopted metropolis is seriously cramping her style. Where are the beefy all-American boys? Hoping to find some inspiration, Val heads to Alaska, where the men outnumber the women fifteen to one and wrestle grizzly bears for sport. Or so she can only imagine. Suddenly the most eligible bachelorette in a town full of horny lumberjacks, Val is writing her best columns ever. But if she doesn’t get her nose out of her laptop, she just might miss out on Mr. Right.

Logan Burke is the sheriff of the little podunk town that Val finds so charmingly backward. He’s not that different from the guys she’s using for her little experiment; it’s just that one date would never be enough for Logan. As he listens to Val complain about love over beers in the local tavern, he realizes that she can’t see the forest for the trees. Because if she would ever give up her Prada bags and fourteen-dollar martinis, Logan would give her the only luxury that matters: his heart.

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4 Stars

Sex In The Sticks, is the first title in the love hurts series and features Valentine a New York Socialite and blogger who is like a fish out of water in the Alaskan wilderness.  

A heartwarming read that is a perfect blend of fun, flirty, sweet, sexy and humorous read.  

Logan the male lead of Sex In The Sticks, is an endearing character.  He's kind, caring and sweet and very like-able.  Although his gentlemanly persona hides a dirty talking alpha who likes to be in control in the bedroom. 

The chemistry and connection between Val and Logan is hot, believable and quite intense.  Sex In The Sticks is told in a dual point of view, and the banter between this pair is fun, flirty and full of humor, and on more than one occasion I was laughing out loud. 

A thoroughly enjoyable, and engaging story line that I recommend to anyone who enjoys a contemporary romance, with touches of humor, and look forward to more of the Alaskan wilderness in future titles in the series. 

Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released more than 30 books and has been featured on both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists on multiple occasions.

A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone.

Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active toddler, as well as full-time servant to two adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or a combination of the two.