When It Hits You

Nicki Elson
When It Hits You
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Publisher
Kindle Direct Publishing
Release Date
January 2017
Series
Book 1 of The It Series
Genre
Contemporary Romance

SUMMARY
Electronic. That's how my love life was supposed to stay. Just me and my B.O.B.s (battery-operated boyfriends, if you don't know). I didn't expect to get partnered at work with the Adonis in Ralph Lauren. And I certainly never thought he'd turn out to be anything but an arrogant jerk.

Lyssa Bates doesn't need a man. The twenty-six-year-old financial analyst is more than fulfilled by her career, friends, and a ready supply of double-A batteries. Her relationship with Hayden King is purely professional—and that's how she intends to keep it. But accidental kisses in Dallas, all-nighters in Chicago, and hot tub confessions in Baltimore mess with her head and shake her resistance. Especially when he turns his charms full on her.

Why is it that whenever you're not looking for love, that's exactly when it hits you? ~Lyssa.

Book Review by Avonna Loves Genres (reviewer)
Jan 24, 2017   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
134 people found the following review helpful
WHEN IT HITS YOU by Nicki Elson is listed as Book 1 in the It Series, but it was a previously released book with a different title. It is more of a Chick Lit book with a small amount of romance in the last 40 pages of the story than Contemporary romances like books two and three in this series.

Lyssa Bates is a 26 year old financial analyst who has chosen her vibrator over her boyfriend when given that final ultimatum. She has decided her vibrator has everything she needs for now. As her love life takes a new turn, so does her work life. She is assigned to work on a major corporate account with the hottie, Hayden from estates.

Hayden King is a rising star in the investment company and this new opportunity is very important to him. He is also a man who believes in dating several woman and not committing to one, until if ever he meets 'the one'. At first, Lyssa finds him conceited and overbearing, but as they work together for long hours, she begins to realize there is a difference between what you see and how Hayden really is.

I enjoyed Lyssa and Hayden and the banter that went on between the two, but to be honest I went into this thinking I was getting a Contemporary romance. The story ended that way, but was pure Chick Lit in the majority of the story. The dialogue was crisp and entertaining. It was interesting to learn why Lyssa and Hayden each behaved the way they did, also. Good story, but not what I was looking for in this series.
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