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.
Review by GirlygirlBookreviews
This author knows how to lure you into wanting to read her books just by looking at the covers I think this is my favorite out of the series, even though I loved each of them. She has once again outdone herself with bringing her readers’ hours of reading for love, likeable characters, and laughs that will keep you going back for more. Anyone that knows about the characters in the previous books of the Evolve series knows that they will always watch out for each other and take care of their own. In Entice we yet again find out that one of the Crew is in trouble of possibly getting hit with love, except for this time it is one that nobody thought would settle down. Sawyer Beckett, has always been there for everyone else even though he thought they were all crazy being with just one person.
But when he meets Emmitt by accident at a party, he starts to think that maybe love at first sight isn’t just crazy only thing is he has to change her mind, especially with what she may be hiding. How will the Crew help one of their own this time to work through the webs that are threatening to keep faith apart? Oh and don’t expect to go into this story thinking you know what is going to happen because this author has a history of surprising her readers!!! This man has it all, the looks, the humor, and the charm that make you fall in love with him. I love the way the author made his character though the series but in this one you SERIOUSLY find out how funny he really is by what he says in the book, I LOVED IT AND HIM!!!!!!
If I could I would give this higher than a 5 star rating and as far as recommendation goes this one is without a doubt one of the best series I have ever read.
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.