After the Kiss by Lauren Layne


In the first book of a delightful new series from Lauren Layne, the star columnist of Stiletto magazine will do anything for a story. Anything . . . except fall in love.

Julie Greene loves flings. Loves steamy first dates, sizzling first kisses, and every now and then, that first sexy romp between the sheets. Comfy pants, sleepy Sundays, movie nights on the couch? Shudder. But when Julie gets assigned the hardest story of her career—a first-person account of that magical shift between dating and “I do”—she’ll need a man brave enough to give a total commitment-phobe a chance at more.

Normally, Mitchell Forbes would be exactly that man. A devastatingly hot workaholic who tends to stay in relationships for far too long, he should be the perfect subject for Julie’s “research.” But what Julie doesn’t know is that Mitchell is looking to cut loose for once in his life. And the leggy journalist notorious for avoiding love is exactly the type of no-strings fling he’s looking for. In other words, Mitchell is the polar opposite of what Julie needs right now. And, at the same time, he’s exactly what she wants.

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About The Author

 Lauren Layne writes contemporary romance for Grand Central Publishing (Forever Yours) and Random House (Loveswept).

After dabbling in an e-commerce career in Seattle and Southern California, Lauren moved to New York City where she now writes full time.

Lauren graduated from Santa Clara University with B.S. in Political Science that she has yet to put to good use. She lives with her husband and plus-sized pomeranian in a tiny Manhattan studio.

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Praise for After the Kiss

“Packed with loads of sizzle and Snickerlicious fun, Lauren Layne’s After the Kiss is a knock-your-stilettos-off, total page-turning treat that had me fan-girling up within the first chapter. I absolutely loved this read!”USA Todaybestselling author Mira Lyn Kelly

“Funny, intelligent, and touching, Lauren Layne’s After the Kiss is a delightful debut.”Ruthie Knox, USA Todaybestselling author of Flirting with Disaster

“I loved After the Kiss! It was funny and exciting all the way through.”Fresh Fiction

“This delightfully funny little gem . . . kept me reading with its entertaining antics, light drama and sweet conclusion.”Craves the Angst

“It’s a delightful story that will have the reader rooting for the happily ever after, and one I highly recommend.”Janna Shay

“I thought this book was great! It was an interesting story line and had great and believable characters.”Libby’s Fun Books

“I love this story so much that every reader should read it! It’s a must read!”Abigail Books Addiction

“A great read.”The Season for Romance

“I loved After the Kiss. It was an adorable, sexy sweet story.”Love to Read for Fun

What I Think

I loved this story it was sweet, sexy and a story that most romance readers would love to read. it is on my must read list for this year. 

When i first started to read it, it reminded me of something but couldnt put my finger on it but i keep reading and fell in love with the characters.

I like how the book was written and i will be buying this series, the author is a awesome writer  and i hope that there is many more books coming from her.

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