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Pretend You Want Me

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Another steamy action packed Wilde ride of a story. The characters were great, the plot very interesting, and conflict strong-a real murder mystery/suspense thriller. Loved every second. This one focused on Aspen and Gideon. Aspen is definitely the strong independent type and boy does she have a backstory! Gideon had no idea what he was getting into when he agreed to work Aspen's case, but he knew he wanted her and as their story unfolded he comes to realize how special and important Aspen is and will be in his life. This one takes place in Florida and we get introduced to a new group of PI's that screams for their own series, and I am pretty sure Cynthia Eden already has it in the works, if aren't already established.  I enjoyed this one a lot, though there have not been many in this series that I didn't absolutely love and devoured from start to finish. Continues to be a great series with strong characters.
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Another winner by Cynthia Eden! I really enjoyed this story of Aspen, a lawyer with a deadly stalker, and the  bodyguard she hires, Gideon. Gideon has always prided himself on his professionalism but when he meets Aspen he realizes that he won't be able to remain neutral with her. Their chemistry is off the charts and as their feelings escalate so does the danger they're in. I highly recommend this action packed romantic suspense novel.
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I am obsessed with this series! I couldn’t put this book down. I cannot wait for the next in this romantic suspense series!
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As soon as she sets foot in the elite protection and security firm known as Wilde, Aspen knows that she must tread carefully. Her life is on the line, and everything that she has worked so hard to achieve can be destroyed.When I started reading I couldn't put it down. Cynthia Eden is magnifysent and amazing writer.I cannot wait to read more of there books.Keep up the great work.You should definitely read this book.Can't wait for the next
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This is a voluntary review of an advanced copy.

Wow, I loved Aspen and Gideon and that two worlds were merged for this book!  We have Gideon who works for Wilde, Aspen who went to school with Ben Wilde, and then we to see War and Ramsey, too.  

So much drama, action and sizzling attraction kept me reading to the end and I just could not put this book down!   I loved the story line and how Aspen and Gideon interacted with each other.  Dragging secrets out of Aspen took almost the whole book!

Great ending and HEA!
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This one combines favorite characters from two series and it's beyond awesome! This is Aspen's story. Fans have loved her throughout the Trouble For Hire series. This time around she's the one in danger and goes to the men of Wilde for help. What follows is an intense and sexy read. Gideon is supposed to protect her but their chemistry is blazing and they both get more than they bargained for. I finished this one the same as I do every book by Cynthia Eden. With a big happy sigh. I can't wait for more.
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When I discovered that Ms. Eden was writing a crossover novel combining  the Wilde series and the Trouble For Hire series, I was 100% ready!  This is Aspen and Gideon's story and it was everything I hoped it would be--loads of action, suspense and adventure.  And of course the smoking chemistry between these two is right up there with every other couple this author has written.  The moments when the characters from each series interacted with each other were interesting to say the least and downright hilarious at other times.  I loved this read and can't wait to see what this author has up her sleeve.  I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC for NetGalley and all opinions are my own.
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Pretend You Want Me (Wilde Ways Book 13) by Cynthia Eden
For me this book was more than 5 stars!  I hated to put it down at all - but I did have to eat and sleep.
Gideon Ranier and Aspen Gray are the perfect H and h - they are both strong with their own secrets. They are a good mix of angst, secrets, desire, some mistrust and a strong desire for each other.   We  meet up with some old friends from the Wilde Ways and make a few new ones.  Cynthia kept me guessing until she lets us know some of what is happening.   She kept me on the edge of my seat right till the end.  There was plenty of fear, tears, laughter and STEAM to get us to a very HEA.  I can't wait to see what's next.... I have an idea but will not give it away.
Reasons I enjoyed this book:
Happily Ever After Romantic Tear-jerker Wonderful characters Action-packed Great word building Scary Witty Entertaining Page-turner Haunting Easy-to-read Unpredictable Steamy
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Well I have to say I love the Wilde and the Trouble For Hire series. So when I found out there would be a crossover  I was so excited. Everything that makes both these series amazing is front and center in the book.
This is the story of Aspen  the hard as nails lawyer. Her past has come back to haunt her. Gideon from the Wild Agency is hired to pose as her boyfriend but as soon as he sees her he wants there relationship to be real. Her secrets are gonna get her killed.

“Because I think the person you need to fear is close to you. Because you are stopping me from doing my job the way it has to be done and that’s putting you at risk.

So much action and adventure along with a spectacular love story. A strong confident woman clashes with a alpha male determined to protect her.

I can’t get enough of anything this author writes. She’s just that good!!
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When I think that Ms. Eden can’t possibly write a story with more captivating characters, than the previous one, I am proven wrong. In this story we have Gideon Ranier, former Delta Force, strong, reliable and a bit sarcastic and Aspen Gray, a criminal defense attorney who has overcome a past personal tragedy. Aspen is a close friend of the Wilde Family and hires Gideon to be her bodyguard. He intends to be more than her bodyguard and upsets the norms of what she is expecting. She is being stalked by someone who she believed was dead…the same someone who had tried to kill her. As Gideon slowly convinces her to reveal what happened, they are threatened again and again. Luckily, they have help from some previous characters. I so enjoyed the conversation that took place between Ramsey and Gideon! Non-stop action and romance make this a “wild” ride. Maybe Detective Wright and Darius next...and of course Elijah? I received an advance review copy at no cost and without obligation for an honest review. (by paytonpuppy)
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Once again Cynthia has given us the perfect combination of sizzling drama non stop action and red hot romance in this latest instalment of this fun series and best of all we not only get Gideon and Aspen's story but we get to reconnect with a lot of the couples we have met before. After saying that this is a stand alone that you will probably enjoy more if you have read the previous books but it isn't necessary but why wouldn't you read them when they are all so great

Aspen Gray is a rising defense attorney who has her life perfectly planned a until a dead man from her past walks back into her life now she knows she needs help and Wilde are the most elite of bodyguards. Gideon Ranier is former delta force and now a close protection officer at Wilde Security he knows he can slip seamlessly into Aspen's life acting as her boyfriend the only problem soon he isn't pretending he wants that role for real but first he has to keep her safe and eliminate the threat against her a threat that he will have to use every skill he posses if she is to survive
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Fantastic!

Aspen and Gideon have an engaging story that is fast paced.  It has twists, drama, emotion, heat and action that keep those pages turning.

I voluntarily read an advanced copy.
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It might have started out as pretend for Aspen, but it never was for Gideon. Pretend You Want Me, is filled with so much suspense that I couldn't put this book down. I will be telling everyone that this is the book to read. This series is wonderful and I love how this book ties into so many others.
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