Skip to main content

Blog Tour for Tempting Perfection by Kristin Mayer



Title: Tempting Perfection
Series: A Timeless Love Novel
Author: Kristin Mayer
Genre: Contemporary Romance Standalone
Release Date: February 2, 2018


“Another amazing on your toes book!!! One click NOW” - Amazon Review “This book was well worth the wait. Kristin mayer never upsets when it comes to her books! You regret one clicking this!” - Amazon Review “BAM!!!!! Best book that Kristin has written to date” - Nancy Metsch
Together we were explosive. Apart we were miserable. 
I know he wants more, but he denies himself. His gaze burns with desire when he looks at me. But the wall he has built keeps me out. 
I sense he’s hiding something. 
But, then, so am I. 
To guard our hearts, we’ve kept our secrets locked away. But secrets are like love—one way or another, they find a way.
With a frustrated sigh, I blew out a breath and glanced at the clock. Another night of restless sleep. It had been like this since the week after Thanksgiving—the week that changed my life. I rolled over and batted away the covers as they tangled around me. At the rate I was going, I would never sleep again. Kurt Hendrix had ruined me forever, and worse yet, he was my roommate. Having him near was heaven and hell wrapped up in one tall, blue-eyed, smoking-hot package.

The ticking of the second clock Kurt gave me echoed through the room. I flipped on the lamp and groaned. Kurt’s face was everywhere in my room—ceiling, walls, bedspread, the clock face, even my furniture. When I came to live at Shaw Towers, Kurt had replaced all my furnishings with merchandise from his band, Reverence. Having him surround me like this, all the time, was almost unbearable.
Well, two can play at that game.
Tonight, before bed, I snuck into Kurt’s room and spritzed my body spray on his pillows. In LA, he’d mentioned multiple times how the scent drove him crazy. I knew it was childish, but I couldn’t help it.
I hope he’s as miserable as I am right now.
I flicked off the light and dropped my head against the pillow. The time we’d spent away from each other at Christmas had not helped. In fact, we’d talked several times a day. We were drawn to each other like magnets. When I was near him, I felt complete. The air changed when he neared, causing the sparks to almost be palpable.
But . . . Kurt and I were stuck in a pattern. And it wasn’t healthy for either of us.
We flirted.
We played practical jokes.
We fought.
He distanced himself.
Yet, I knew he cared for me. I could feel it. And I was crazy about him. The week we traveled to LA on business, something had happened. He’d let down his defenses—he’d let me in. Now, we were back to square one . . . except now I knew what it felt like to be in his arms and feel his walls disappear. It was perfection.
I heard the door across the hall creak open. I lay still and waited.
“Merry Christmas!” the animatronic figure outside Kurt’s door screeched.
“Motherfucker!” Kurt yelled. There was some other banging noise. “Ouch! Sawyer! Christmas is over, for shit’s sake.”
I covered my mouth and giggled. Kurt had apparently found the motion-activated Rudolph in the hallway.
My door flew open, and I bolted upright as Kurt flipped on the light. “What in the hell is out there with those demon-red eyes? I thought this stuff would be gone by now.” Kurt was aggravated, raking his fingers through his coal-black hair. He pinned me with his stare. “That was not there when I went to bed.”
I gave him a sweet smile. It was hard not to gloat when I’d been clearly winning the battle lately. “I found Rudolph at Goodwill today. He was only five dollars. An after-Christmas bargain, if you ask me.”
The figure’s creator had made Rudolph’s eyes glow red instead of his nose. Oops. Someone’s manufacturing mistake was my good fortune.
Kurt’s jaw worked, and his sapphire-blue eyes blazed with irritation. I was obsessed with all things Christmas. The first of November marked the day decorating began. Normally, though, I kept it tasteful. But after Kurt had gone on his “Save the Turkey” campaign at Thanksgiving, I’d gone a little overboard to get some revenge. Kurt had nearly brought me to my knees with his lack of organization and untidiness and by sewing “Kurt’s roomie” labels in my clothes and mixing up my perfectly color-coded sticky-note lists.
I was a bit of a neat freak. Everything had a place and an order. Kurt tended to be the exact opposite.
Out in the living room, Frosty began to sing on his timer. I snickered while Kurt blew out an exasperated breath. Honestly, I had turned the apartment we shared into something of a nightmare this season. Rudolph’s lyrics tapered off, leaving Frosty to sing on his own.
Shifting, Kurt cocked an eyebrow. My eyes dropped to the chest I laid my head against, the arms that once held me, then his tapered waist where his black boxers met his skin. Goosebumps formed along my skin as I remembered him holding me like I was the air he needed to breathe. Oh, the things he’d whispered as he made love to me.
“Sawyer, you make me question everything.”
And then . . . everything had changed.


Kristin Mayer is a wife and proud mother. Since an early age, she has always enjoyed reading and writing. While visiting her father one weekend, he suggested that she should take up writing again. With family and a career, she didn’t give it a lot of thought, until a story entered her mind and wouldn’t leave. 
At the beginning of 2013, she decided to sit down and write it all down, but she kept it to herself. One sentence developed into two, and before she knew it, she had the makings of a novel. Kristin tries to live life to the fullest during every moment. She loves to travel, meet new people, and mark items off of her bucket list. She loves to hear from her readers by email at kristinmayerwrites@gmail.com, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AuthorKristinMayer/ , on Twitter @author_Kristin, and on Instagram at kristin.mayer . Visit her at https://www.authorkristinmayer.com/
HOSTED BY:



LISA-QUEEN OF RANDOM claims no credit for any images posted on this site unless otherwise noted. Images on this blog are copyright to its respectful owners. If there is an image appearing on this blog that belongs to you and do not wish for it appear on this site, please E-mail with a link to said image and it will be promptly removed

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

#Giveaway #WristSociety - Wrist Society Giveaway!

Welcome to the 
Arturo Alvarez Demalde
Wrist Society Giveaway 


Sponsored by:
Arturo Alvarez Demalde
Hosted By Amy & Aron's Real Life Reviews ~1 Winner~ Open to US 1/9  12am ~ 1/23 11:59pm ~Prize~ 3-month subscription to Wrist Society 
Find Wrist Society on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter,and Pinterest.
A special shout out to our Co-Hosts 
Deliciously SavvyIMHO Views Reviews and Giveaways, Momma Without a ClueMichigan Saving and More,Heartbeats ~ Soul Stains, and My Silly Little Gang

Now for the fun stuff. This giveaway is open to US. There are daily bonus entries so please check back tomorrow. Share it with your family and friends, they'll want to enter to win too!!
I can't ask you to "Like" our pages but, if you see something you like, let us know so we can bring you more of it.
We LOVE it when you "LIKE" our pages. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Rain, Rain Go Away Giveaway Hop!! 4/5-4/19 **Updated - winner announced and contacted!!"

The Kids Did It http://thekidsdidit.com & The Mommy Island http://themommyisland.blogspot.com

Thank you for stopping in! You can enter below for your chance to win either a $25 Amazon Gift Card or paypal cash! Good luck to everyone that enters!!


Entry-Form



LISA-QUEEN OF RANDOM claims no credit for any images posted on this site unless otherwise noted. Images on this blog are copyright to its respectful owners. If there is an image appearing on this blog that belongs to you and do not wish for it appear on this site, please E-mail with a link to said image and it will be promptly removed

April Flowers Giveaway Hop -- choice of $25 Amazon GC or Paypal Cash! ends 4/18 "Updated-winner announced and contacted!"

Welcome to the April Flowers Giveaway Hop brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers! Hosted By:Mama Smith's & Women and Their Pretties Co-Hosted By: Freebie Depot, Easter Babe's Theory,Everyday Life, & Just Plum Crazy Sponsored By:Buttons Diapers
CLICK THE PHOTO ABOVE TO ENTER TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE!Grand Prize: One (1) Starter Pack of Buttons Diapers Cloth Diapers - winner chooses the prints and sizes!About Button Diapers: Buttons cloth diapers were born at home. As a husband and wife team, we designed our diapers to be easy to use and affordable for everyone - the way it should be. We believe in keeping our lives simple, even when it comes to diapering. Our company began in Northwest Washington, but has moved to northern Idaho, where our family enjoys hiking, biking, and playing in the sunshine and snow! We run our business out of our barn that we renovated into our offices! Our diapers are CPSIA certified, which means they are safe for your baby and good for the environme…