Bittersweet by Sarina Bowen released today, and I simply devoured it. This sweet and dirty romance hit the spot, no pun intended. The chemistry between Griff and Audrey is tangible and radiates from my Kindle. Place their relationship against the backdrop of Vermont and food, and Sarina Bowen has another 5 star book on her hands. If you haven’t checked this book out yet, get to it.
Why this teaser?
I created this teaser because this is the first time that Griff and Audrey sleep together on a bed in a room, and, although Griff comes off as grumpy most of the time, he is incredibly adept at talking during sex. This is not your average dirty-talker, as nothing he says is incredible filthy, but the confidence this man radiates when having sex with Audrey affects the reader in the same way. He commands attention physically, and this dominance transfers to the bedroom without a need to be forthright about it. There is nothing hotter than a man that exudes confidence naturally, and Griff fits this bill to a T.
Additionally, I really enjoyed this new series by Sarina Bowen. I fell in love with her writing when I read the Ivy Years series and Him and Us, which is co-written by Elle Kennedy. She has this incredible gift of creating characters that are sweet and kind, yet completely sexy. Her characters come across as authentic, and I often miss them when the book is over. I find myself revisiting her books often just to catch up with these characters and their stories. Bittersweet will be no different.
Farmers make the earth move.
The last person Griffin Shipley expects to find stuck in a ditch on his Vermont country road is his ex-hookup. Five years ago they’d shared a couple of steamy nights together. But that was a lifetime ago.
At twenty-seven, Griff is now the accidental patriarch of his family farm. Even his enormous shoulders feel the strain of supporting his mother, three siblings and a dotty grandfather. He doesn’t have time for the sorority girl who’s shown up expecting to buy his harvest at half price.
Vermont was never in Audrey Kidder’s travel plans. Neither was Griff Shipley. But she needs a second chance with the restaurant conglomerate employing her. Okay—a fifth chance. And no self-righteous lumbersexual farmer will stand in her way.
They’re adversaries. They want entirely different things from life. Too bad their sexual chemistry is as hot as Audrey’s top secret enchilada sauce, and then some.
Warning: Contains sexual situations, gourmet yumminess, a steamy outdoor shower and proof that farmers don’t mind getting dirty.