I've come to find that when I find an author I like I'll do an instant buy if the book sounds good or is on sale. This was true when I saw My Killer Vacation by Tessa Bailey. I read it Happened on Summer and Hook Line an Sinker immediately after because I just loved the stories. Her writing is so easy to read and her characters get you hooked. The same went for My Killer Vacation.
"It was supposed to be a relaxing vacation in sweet, sunny Cape Cod—just me and my beloved brother—but discovering a corpse in our rental house really throws a wrench into our tanning schedule. Now a rude, crude bounty hunter has arrived on the back of his motorcycle to catch the killer and refuses to believe I can be helpful, despite countless hours of true crime podcast listening. Not to mention a fulfilling teaching career of wrangling second graders."
"A brash bounty hunter and an energetic elementary schoolteacher: the murder-solving team no one asked for, but thanks to these pesky attempts on my life, we’re stuck together, come hell or high tide.
I’m just here to do a job, not babysit an amateur sleuth. Although…it is becoming less and less of a hardship to have her around. Sure, she’s stubborn, distracting and can’t stay out of harm’s way. She’s also brave and beautiful and reminds me of the home I left behind three years ago. In other words, the insatiable hunger and protectiveness she is waking up in me is a threat to my peace of mind. Before I sink any deeper into this dangerous attraction, I need to solve this murder and get back on the road.
But will fate take her from me before I realize the road has been leading to her all along? "
Not going to lie, the story did start off a little slow for me, but once it got going I couldn't put it down. Myles was pretty crass and obviously Taylor had desires and needs that had not been met before. If you don't like some raunchy talk and s-x scenes then this book will not be for you I read some reviews that others said it was not their style and they were disappointed in this story compared to others, but overall I did like the murder mystery aspect and the protectiveness that Myles had. It clearly wasn't about romance as much as lust but in the end I was satisfied with the turn out. The book did go from 0-100 real quick between the two which was different than the other stories I read but I didn't mind because when you read spicy books like that you kind of know what direction it's going. If you're looking for a spicy read that jumps right into it then you will like this. But if you like more long drawn romance with some spice but more depth I would suggest reading the Bellinger sisters series. Two rich girls sent to their late fathers dive bar in a small fishing town where you get tangled up in a love story for both. I loved these stories and they had more depth than just the rough and dirty stuff like My Killer Vacation.
I have made a yearly goal to read more and once I got my Kindle working again I haven't stopped. Here you will find my reviews of my more recent reads to share with you.