Hostile Takeover - It was supposed to be a prank. A silly frat boy dare.
One hot moment in a hidden storage closet. One kiss. No consequences.
But if you get that close to a man with fire in his eyes, you're gonna get burned, and I was no exception. One taste of Grey Blackwood ruined me for life.
The way Grey sees it, I was the one who did the ruining. I humiliated him. Wrecked his life. Destroyed his future.
Doesn't matter that he's clawed his way back and then some. Doesn't matter that he's already top of the Wall Street food chain. The man's ruthless. Heartless. And he likes his revenge served cold.
Now he's taking down the companies owned by every frat boy who did him wrong. And when he comes for my family's company, the quiet life I've built for myself far away from New York comes crumbling down, too.
But when Grey's standing in our boardroom, threatening a hostile takeover and demanding I negotiate on behalf of my family, I don't see an enemy. I see the chance I've been waiting for.
The chance for another night in his arms, and hopefully a whole lot more.
Let the negotiations begin.
Hostile takeover is a full-length, standalone novel.
Grey and Ellison are absolutely amazing! This book is full of all the things that make Lucy’s books so good. It’s not quite a snark filled as some but it will definitely get you where it counts. Grey is not the cold hearted corporate takeover villain that he is made out to be. He actually has a soft squishy center and cares deeply about people. This had to be true though or Marcel couldn’t work for him! If you haven’t read Marcel’s short where he meets his husband, Luca, you simply must do that. It doesn’t have to be before you read this one. Just do it! Anyway, Ellison is so not the man his father is and wants nothing to do with being a lawyer or in the family business. His father is the despicable one here. Ellison just has to figure out how to get Grey to see him, not as the son of the man he hates and why he was humiliated early in life, but as someone who cares about him and wants nothing more than to please him. These two are not as opposite as they might appear on the surface. Loved this book! My heart was in my throat a couple of times reading it but I knew Lucy couldn’t let me down!
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