Author: Cari Quinn
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Buy Link: Buy No Flowers Required Here!
Rating: You Want/Need To Read
Reviewed By: Donna
He’ll give her everything she desires…except his identity.
Flower shop owner Alexa Conroy had it all before the recession hit and her customers fled to cheaper shopping grounds. Desperate to make ends meet, she sells her dream home and moves into the rundown apartments above her shop. When she spots six feet of sexy distraction—complete with muscles, piercings, and tattoos—ripping up flooring, Alexa knows the karmic windfall she’s due just landed on her doorstep.
And the attraction’s definitely not one-sided.
Dillon James, reluctant heir to the corporation about to foreclose on Alexa’s shop, is not about to jeopardize their scorching chemistry by admitting he’s not the building’s handyman. But with only weeks until her business goes under and his identity is revealed, Dillon must find a way to convince Alexa cooperation isn’t a dirty word, help her save the shop from his brother’s greed, and persuade her that he’s not the enemy…or risk losing the only woman who’s seen the real him.
Dillon has a secret. Not from the world. Just from the woman who is quickly becoming the center of his universe. She doesn’t want to know who he really is, and now that he knows how she feels about his family, he doesn’t want to tell her.
Alexa is strong and independent. She’s also stubborn and completely set in her opinion of her competition…which is not filled with sunshine and roses. She hates them with a flying purple passion. Thank goodness that her new love interest has been helping her with wonderful business tips that is bringing her store back in the black. She can’t wait to take the past due rent money and tell the building owner where to shove it… It’s quite a surprise to find out that Dillon is the owner she has despised for so long.
Cari Quinn’s No Flowers Required is a sweet, erotic story with likable, lovable and hate-able characters. They all grow within the book, and even the “bad guy” shows possibility by the end. I am definitely looking forward to Cory’s story.