Book Three in the Amazon Best Selling Evolve Series by S.E.Hall, Entice can be read following Emerge, Embrace and Entangled (novella) or as a stand-alone.
Sawyer Beckett does everything full throttle— he’s fiercely loyal to his friends, always the life of the party and impossible for the parade of women in and out of his bedroom to forget.
Surrounded by true love and happily ever afters, Sawyer’s not sure if he’s enhancing the what-ifs in his head, or if the goddess on stage that night really is worth the search and nagging in his chest.
At the most inopportune moment possible, Emmett Young comes “skipping” back into his life…and for the first time, Sawyer is the one left wanting more. But Emmett can’t give her heart; it’s already committed—for life.
The only one strong enough to bring the elusive playboy to his knees is the one he can’t have. Luckily, Sawyer Beckett doesn’t give up easily.
Mature subject matter and strong sexual content- mature audiences only recommended.
Sighing, I wrap a towel around my waist and open the door, ready to try and be at least behave cordially, which I know is only right. “Listen, can I—”
I look up, startled by Laney’s voice and even more shocked to see her sitting on my bed. Thank God I put on a towel. “Where’d she go?”
“Home, I guess.” She shrugs. “I didn’t ask. I heard the front door slam and got up to see what the hell was going on. Since you’re here and she’s not, I’m assuming it was her.”
How did I not hear the door slam? Not that I would’ve chased her. “All right, she left. So what’re you doing in here?”
She stands, grabbing some shorts off my floor and throwing them at me. “Go put those on and we’ll talk. Since I’m up,” she reminds me with an evil glare.
I head back in the bathroom to change, and stay in there, locking the door and taking a deep breath. I’m over six feet tall and lift almost every day, but yes, I’m scared to face Laney. Not only is she a hellcat when she wants to be, but I don’t want to see the disgust or disappointment in her eyes. She’s one of my best friends, even more so after becoming roommates, and her opinion means a lot to me.
“Get out here!” she yells when she finally realizes I must be stalling. “Take it like a man.”
I might as well go out there or she’ll undoubtedly come in here, kicking in the door or taking it off the hinges in what I have no doubt would be less than five minutes.
She pats the bed beside her when I open the door. “Come sit down. We’re doing this now.”
I hesitantly take a seat, my knee bouncing as I wait for her to speak.
“First, and of the utmost importance, you know I call my father ‘Daddy,’ so hearing your visitors scream it repeatedly in the middle of the night freaks me out. I wake up thinking I’m in some bad Lifetime movie.”
Fighting my smirk, I agree. “Okay, got it.” Maybe this little chat won’t be so bad after all.
“Second,” she stands and tucks my extra pillow between the headboard and wall before sitting back down beside me, “on school and game nights, booty call curfew is eleven. That work for you?”
“Yeah.” I sigh and run my hands along my head, wishing I had some hair to pull. “It won’t happen again, Gidge. I’m sorry.”
She places a hand on my shoulder with a small smile. “Don’t be sorry. This is your house too and we hadn’t talked about it. Now we have, so we’re all good. Any rules you want to put in place?”
“Nah, I’m easy.”
“Made crystal clear by the parade of women coming in and out of here.” She laughs and scoots away quickly, ducking the pillow I grab and swing at her head. “Speaking of which, been busier than usual lately—you trying to make a little Guinness or Gonorrhea?”
Here we go—this is what she really wants to talk about. It was a nice segue, funny even, but I’m on to her.
*ARC received from the author for an honest review*
5 “Sawyer Beckett” STARS!!!
Sawyer Beckett is THE MAN!!! I said it after reading Emerge and Embrace, and I am now shouting it from the rooftops!! Entice is now my favorite book in this series. I laughed. I cried. I laughed, again. And most of all, I swooned! Holy cow!! This review will never even come close to doing this book justice. It’s a MUST READ!! Do you see all those exclamation points and capitols?? It’s for a reason. I am serious! This book made me stay up till 3am and then back up at 7am. Who needs sleep when you have Sawyer Beckett’s story to read 😉
“Please don’t do this! Don’t be so goddamn wonderful, reminding me every time you smile at me, and rescue me, and do something amazing for me, that I can’t have you!”
So, now that I have gotten all the crazy fan girl stuff out of the way, I will tell you that this story shocked the hell out of me. I knew there was a big surprise coming, but never thought it would be what it was. And then Sawyer’s reaction to it….AMAZING and so damn sweet!! There is not many guys that are as loyal and as caring as him. And then his humor, I was laughing out loud at 1am. The man has no filter, but it is part of his amazing personality. Sawyer is the kind of guy you want in your corner during any situation.
“And I’m a goner—bag me and tag me, I’m done. “Yes, sweet, beautiful, selfless Emmett. I’ll be your best friend.”
Now on to Emmett Young. Damn, I love her too. Her and Sawyer are perfect together. My heart ached for her, but I was so damn proud of her. She was dealt a raw deal but didn’t wallow in self-pity. She made the best of it and didn’t expect anyone else to take care of her. Strong, female, characters is a MUST for me. I can’t stand the whiney bitches, and Emmett is far from that 😉
And, on top of all this Sawyer and Bennett awesomeness, we are also still see a little bit of that supportive and amazing “crew” from Emerge and Embrace. These guys and gals are all great together and reading about their friendships and love never gets old. S. E Hall has created and written a series that gets better and better with every book. I have enjoyed every word of every book in this series so far. This book and series are all definite 5 star reads for this Book Bitch!
S.E.Hall resides in Arkansas with her husband of 18 years and 3 beautiful daughters. When not in the stands watching her ladies play softball, she enjoys reading.