Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Waiting On: Playing Dirty (Stargazer, #2) by Jennifer Echols

Playing Dirty (Stargazer, #2) by Jennifer Echols
To be published: October 29, 2013
Playing Dirty (Stargazer, #2)
A public relations expert tries to prevent the breakup of a raucous country band and corral their wild—and very sexy—lead singer in book 2 of the Stargazer Series.

As an expert in public relations crisis management—that is, babysitter to the stars—Sarah Seville just spent nine months in Rio trying to keep rock singer Nine Lives out of jail long enough to record his new album…and barely succeeded. Now she needs a triumphant success so she can keep the Manhattan-based job she loves. Trouble is, her new assignment is to travel to Alabama to prevent the breakup of the raucous country band The Cheatin’ Hearts, headed by sexy Quentin Cox. As she edges closer to Quentin, she discovers layers of secrets. It seems Quentin is taking the spin doctor for a spin.

The Cheatin’ Hearts have stayed on top of the charts two years following three rules. Rule One, no drugs. Rule Two, no sex with other band members. Rule Three, no sex with record company spies. Quentin figures he’d better follow the rules, because he made them. And because if you break a rule, you’re out of the band. But he can’t resist the record company’s beautiful PR agent, and inevitably he breaks Rule Three with hot Sarah Seville. As he falls for her, he finds out that she has plenty of secrets of her own, and one of them comes knocking on her door: what really happened to her in Rio. [goodreads]

You guys, I LOVED Star Crossed [the first book in this series], so of course I am anxiously waiting for the next one!  Jennifer Echols is a favorite YA author, and now a favorite adult author as well.  She knows how to bring the sexytimes & all the fun along with it.  I also love that this particular story is set in the south, another detail of Echols' writing that she portrays so well. 

In case you didn't know, it's also Jennifer Echols Week! The wonderful (& oh so sweet) Katelyn from Tales of Books and Bands is hosting a week long event to dedicate her love (along with every other fan) to Jennifer Echols.  Most of my blog readers already know how much I adore this author, so of course I jumped on the opportunity to show more love on the blog for this talented woman.  Be sure to stop by Katelyn's blog for more details on this feature, as well as a link-up for all other blogs participating.

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


  1. Jennifer Echols week? I like that! This sounds remarkably similar to the book, but I like the rock star angle, so I'd love to read it too. :-)

  2. I so need to read more Jennifer Echols. I know how much you love her Ginger and I think I'm missing out on some epic contemporary. What am I even doing.
    I need to get on this train and read Star Crossed before this one comes out! :)

  3. I can't wait for this one, too, G! You know I love me some Echols, too, and her adult novels are oh-so-good and dirty! ;-)

  4. I read the first one and wasn't in love with it, but I'll always come back for more Echols <3

    Aly @ My Heart Hearts Books
    My WoW

  5. Great pick! can't wait for this one as well. Sounds like a great book!

    Ann@Blogging E-books

  6. I am halfway through book one and I am already so dang excited for book two! Jennifer still has my favorite elements of her YA books in her adult books which only makes me lover her writing even more. I cannot wait to see how Sarah's story pans out. Thanks for participating in Jennifer Echols Week :)

  7. Really a great thanks to give us a important suggestion. Thnaks for the reply.
    Miami Chrysler

  8. I love that Jennifer Echols is writing adult romance. Woo-hoo!! Even more sexy times. Star Crossed was a lot of fun to read. I'm sure Playing Dirty will be just as great! I can't wait for this one either (and any other book that Jennifer writes).


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