Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Lara Adrian, Play My Game: A 100 Series Standalone Romance

 Title:  Play My Game: A 100 Series Standalone Romance
Author:  Lara Adrian
Rating:  Five Siren Stones
Genre:  Contemporary Romance
Keywords:  Artist, Student, Gambler
Page Count:  241                
ISBN E-Book:  Self-Published
Price:  $4.99 
Publisher:  Self-Published 
ISBN Print:  979-8657477764
Price: $13.99
Reviewer:  Stacey Krug 


New York Times bestselling author Lara Adrian returns to the sizzling, emotional world of the 100 Series with Play My Game, a contemporary romance between a tormented, brilliant painter and the beauty he is determined to have at any cost.
She stands out like a flame in the dark. Out of place in my orbit, she is a bright splash of color in an abyss of darkness. An innocent in a den of sin. And I, Jared Rush, am a master of corruption.
Like my paintings—dark, carnal images that have crowned me the king of the avant-garde art world while also making me a very rich man—I don't flinch away from my baser instincts. And now, every one of those instincts is hungry for the fresh-faced beauty who made the mistake of wandering into my lair.
I don't know her name yet, but that's inconsequential. I know who she belongs to. And while she has nothing to do with the bad blood that's been festering inside me for decades, I can’t help thinking about that old, unsettled score. I'm thinking about payback. And I already have a price in mind. One that begins with her.
When it comes to getting what I want, I always play to win. But in the end, will the cost of my vengeance be more than I can bear to lose?

While this novel is Book 5 in the 100 Series, featuring characters introduced in earlier books, PLAY MY GAME can be read as a complete standalone with a swoon-worthy HEA and no cliffhangers.


Play My Game is a sexually charged and extremely intense read. Lara Adrian sets the stage and pulls readers in with a dark and sinister plot, but her characters, Jared and Melanie, take over with their vivid passion.

This story was extremely hard to put down and I didn’t want it to end. Play My Game would fall under the definition of a page turner.  Lara Adrian hit it out of the park with Play My Game. This 100 Series novel has it all: the plot, chemistry between the main characters, character development, past characters from previous stories making appearances throughout the story, and a HEA.

If you are a fan of the 100 Series, then make sure you don’t miss Play My Game!  

I received an ARC for an honest review.