Series: The Layton Family #3
by Avery Flynn
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It's always the quiet ones…
Uptight history professor Sam Layton may have the abs of a movie action hero, but he stopped believing in the joy of adventure a long time ago. However, when a one-night stand with a tattooed bombshell leads to a treasure map for the long-buried Rebecca’s Bounty, the call to action is too strong to ignore.
All Las Vegas cocktail waitress Josie Winarsky wants to do is paint. But when she lands smack dab in the middle in a mob plot, she has to push aside her dreams to find a treasure and save her family from harm. With Sam at her side and a Vegas loan shark on her tail, she’s running to save her life and her heart…
The Layton series was first published in 2011 and 2012 and has been revised.
Dangerous Tease is the third book in Avery Flynn's Layton Family series. From th very beginning of this series Flynn has shocked and awed readers with the suspense and romance between each couple throughout their story.
This time it's Sam's turn. Sam Layton, the oldest and most serious of all the Laytons finds himself in Vegas with his brother Chris. Letting himself go from his strict, rigid self, Chris falls into bed with a waitress he meets that night named Josie.
Josie's dreams have always been about showcasing her artwork and talent. But as her dreams go up in smoke, she finds herself working two waitressing jobs. Finally raising enough money to head to Dry Creek, Nebraska to spend six months in an artist colony, Josie is hit with some unfortunate bad luck. The only thing that can help her now and save her family is finding Rachel's Bounty. The only problem is Josie needs Sam Layton in order to solve the mystery of where the treasure is hidden and Sam can't trust her.
Dangerous Tease is full of danger, treasure hunting, and steamy romance. For a straight laced guy, Sam is quite the man and heats up the pages with the chemistry between him and Josie. The two of them seem to bring out the best and sometimes the worst in one another but the chemistry between them sizzles.
Avery Flynn has a way with words and a talent for putting her characters in danger while romance burns between them. I have loved every single book of Flynn's that I have picked up and Dangerous Tease is just another one added to that list. The characters in this series are all remarkable but Sam seems to do the most growth throughout this book. He lets go of the past and moves forward.
My only problem with this series is I really, really want more of Chris! He is the Layton I have been most curious about and I would love to know his story.
About Avery Flynn:
Avery Flynn has three slightly-wild children, loves a hockey-addicted husband and is desperately hoping someone invents the coffee IV drip.
She fell in love with romance while reading Johanna Lindsey’s Mallory books. It wasn’t long before Avery had read through all the romance offerings at her local library. Needing a romance fix, she turned to Harlequin’s four books a month home delivery service to ease the withdrawal symptoms. That worked for a short time, but it wasn’t long before the local book stores’ staffs knew her by name.
Avery was a reader before she was a writer and hopes to always be both. She loves to write about smartass alpha heroes who are as good with a quip as they are with their *ahem* other God-given talents. Her heroines are feisty, fierce and fantastic. Brainy and brave, these ladies know how to stand on their own two feet and knock the bad guys off theirs.