*I received a free copy of Disorderly Conduct from Avon via Edelweiss. This has in no way influenced my voluntary review, which is honest and unbiased *Disorderly Conduct by Tessa Bailey
Series: Academy #1
Published by Avon on 29 August 2017
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone…
Police academy cadet Charlie Burns can’t believe his luck when the gorgeous blonde he meets in a bar murmurs those magic words: “Nothing serious, ’kay?” Mind-blowing, no-strings sex with Ever Carmichael—it’s the holy grail of hookups for a guy who’s too busy following in his law enforcement family’s footsteps to think about getting serious. Charlie’s all about casual…that is, until Ever calls it quits and his world tilts on its axis.
Ever knows that when you control the relationship game, you can’t get played. But for the first time, she wants more than short-term satisfaction. Step one: end her fling with commitment-phobic Charlie. Step two: sacrifice herself to the ruthless NYC dating scene. Yet everywhere she turns, there’s Charlie, being his ridiculously charming self. No online match or blind date compares to the criminally hot cop-in-training, but they’re over. Aren’t they?
If love is a four-letter-word, why does the idea of Ever seeing someone else tie Charlie up in knots? Now he’s desperate to win her back…and a little date sabotage never hurt anyone, right?
Disorderly Conduct was a fun read, sweet romance, with protagonists who were sure they didn’t want a real relationship.
Charlie and Ever both thought they’d be better off without a serious relationship. Until Charlie started thinking differently. Disorderly Conduct is quite humorous, and there is more to the story than meets the eyes at the beginning. Both Charlie and Ever think love is more a complication than anything else. Thus, the no-strings relationship they agree to from the start.
The fact that the relationship seemed to be doomed at first made it even sweeter when it started to develop into something deeper. I loved the shenanigans Charlie entered to make sure Ever wouldn’t start dating someone who wasn’t him.
Bailey brought me a light-hearted romance with humor and hotness, and it was just what I needed.
Her eyes are huge and full of humor. The good kind, like she’d blush over a dirty joke, then tack on an even filthier punch line.
This thing with Ever? It’s neither empty, nor committed. It’s a fucking unicorn. It has made me a believer in life on other planets.Click To Tweet
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