Saturday, January 10

The Club by Lauren Rowe

When playboy businessman Jonas Faraday receives a private note from the anonymous intake agent assigned to process his online application to an exclusive club, he becomes obsessed with finding her and giving her the satisfaction she claims has always eluded her, in order to fulfill his own desperate need for redemption.

Sarah: "When I read Jonas Faraday’s brutally honest personal message on his application to The Club—I practically climaxed at my desk. I’m an idiot to risk losing my job but I couldn’t resist contacting him. I knew my confession would be like dangling an irresistible carrot in front of his nose—but never in a million years did I think he’d actually hunt me down."

Jonas: "I was shocked to get my intake agent’s email—I’d attached that note to my application on a whim, never expecting a reply from an actual person, let alone a reply as mind blowing as that. Her message was so alluring, so irresistible, I’ve been spiraling into a full-blown obsession ever since I got it. What’s her name? What does she look like? Finding her is my top priority."

In The Club, what starts out as an innocent exploration of attraction quickly spirals into a steamy story of unbridled passion, obsession, heartbreak, and, ultimately, redemption.

I thought it was kinda cute that a few hours after I finished this book, I learned that January 9th was Play God Day (according to @daysoftheyear). How was that coincidence? Because Jonas Faraday just did that!

I am now so glad I stumbled on this book and decided not to wait in reading it. This turned out to be a great read, an instant favorite. Who would've thought that when this was my first book by LR? And wow. This was gooooood. Just wow. *blubbering*

I was sucked into the story right off the bat because who wouldn't? The fact that this was told in dual POV made it even more enjoyable. I loved how Jonas and Sarah's relationship started, when they started just by communicating through email. (HELLO! In case no one had noticed, words are sexy!) I liked how Sarah went with her guts in personally contacting Jonas even if he was her 'job.' And Jonas? God, Jonas. How sexy could this guy get? The way he singlemindedly pursued Sarah despite not knowing how she looked like was just panty-dropping hot because don't they say that guys fall in love with faces and ladies with words? There goes that line. And the chemistry between this two? Whew!

I felt that the story may have slowed down a bit after 'the chase' but I thought the writing was still great. It continued to be an easy read all throughout. I cannot wait to read the next book because things are going to get a bad way. I'm just here impatiently waiting for the next one. Sigh.

Final verdict: 10/10. Great must-read.


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