Tyler & Stella Synopsis:
Stella Ramsey always says bad boys can’t break your heart. They don’t call, don’t cuddle and don’t send flowers—but what do you expect? For Stella, no strings means no regrets.
When the biggest story of her fledgling career as a music journalist nearly ruins her relationship with her best friend, Stella has one chance to redeem herself. Tyler Walsh could be that chance.
Stella promises the bassist for the rock band Tattoo Thief anything in exchange for behind-the-scenes access. But Tyler doesn’t want anything. He wants everything—and that’s more than Stella is prepared to give.
When Tyler’s explosive secret thrusts Stella into the media spotlight, she must choose between the selling the story and telling the truth—and exposing the truth about herself as well.
Tyler & Stella (Tattoo Thief #2) is a sizzling story of lust, lies, and sacrifice, revealing how much love can forgive.
The first book in the series, Tattoo Thief, is on sale for $.99!
I love a rockstar book and Tyler and Stella is no exception! Stella is trying to make her way in New York City as a music journalist and is far from the plastic-looking groupies that hang around bands. She’s an average girl who had very big dreams at one time in her life. After a rocky start with Tattoo Thief involving an article on her best friend Beryl and one of the band members, everything is forgiven and Stella and Tyler become drawn to each other.
Both are hiding very sad pasts, and very big secrets. They both have a hard time trusting each other and at times, almost break apart. Stella can’t believe that Tyler is actually a nice guy since she usually falls for the bad boys:
I always say, “A bad boy can’t break your heart,” because with them, you’ve got no expectations. You don’t expect roses. You don’t expect to be wooed or complimented or spooned. You don’t expect to be called the next day or taken home to mother.
And that’s what kills me about Tyler. I assumed he was a bad boy, with his tattoos and devil-may-care rocker attitude. But then, somewhere along the line, I started to think he was good.
And it bit me in the ass.
Tyler and Stella has a great story, and a wonderful cast of supporting characters. I loved the inside look into the non-glamourous side of the music business and music journalism. At times I became frustrated with Stella, and I did want Tyler to take things a little faster, but it all makes sense in the end. The sex scenes have just the right amount of steam and the author takes her time to build a relationship first between the characters, so that I felt a very strong emotional connection between them.
Tyler is a total sweetheart! I can’t wait to read the next story in the Tattoo Thief series!
(ARC provided by the author in return for an honest review.)
Heidi Joy Tretheway Bio:
Heidi Joy lives in Happy Valley off Sunnyside Road. She swears she did not make that up.
Heidi’s obsessed with storytelling. Her career includes marketing, journalism, and a delicious few years as a food columnist. Media passes took her backstage with several rock bands, where she learned that sometimes a wardrobe malfunction is exactly what the rock star intends.
You’ll most often find Heidi Joy with her husband and two small kids cooking, fishing, exploring the Northwest, and building epic forts in their living room.
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