Love’s Hot by Karen Deen


Release Date: August 11, 2019

Cover Design: Opium House Creatives




She wants to be my buddy.

You know, the naked type—no strings attached, no awkwardness.

Friends who are lovers but with no relationship hassles.

To a man who has nothing to offer a woman except pleasure, it’s an offer too good to refuse.

Days of laughter and nights full of hot searing passion.

It can’t last. I need it to end, my life depends on our demise.

But I miss her clothes on my bedroom floor.

As she looks up at me from her knees, my heart … the distraction … I just can’t. She’s here in front of me, so how do I keep her safe?


Holy hotness! It’s a crime to be that good-looking, surely. It’s not just looks, I’m certain.

His skills in the bedroom keep me awake dreaming of more.

I don’t want to be attached, but I’m not ready to let him go. I come up with the perfect plan.

Friends with benefits, an arrangement with rules.

F… buddies—his name and his rules. A name he takes seriously and lives up to.

I’ve never known life to be this good but just as I fall under his spell, he’s gone.

The rules say I should too. But I won’t because his love is worth fighting for.

I’m about to make him see that too.








“Never picked you for a dancer, Kane,” she yells at me as we stop in the middle of the dance floor, turning her to face me. Not much room between us but enough that we aren’t touching. I can still feel her. The energy radiating off her is intense. Her hips start to sway to the music, her hands raising above her head. I try moving to my own beat but it’s nearly impossible with her in front of me. The perfect vision, the lady in red. Trying to block out her magnetic pull, the universe plays into my hands to help me out. Being bumped from behind, she falls forward a little on those tall, fuck-me heels of hers. Her hands land on my chest to try to stop herself from falling and has me grabbing her hips tight. There is no way I’m missing this opportunity to touch her; I keep her hips swaying in time, not missing a beat. Her hands on my chest start to relax a little as she slowly looks up at me. No words are being spoken, just the looks that we are sharing is enough to know what is going on between us. With her body pressed tightly against mine, Lilly will be able to feel me, and what she and her little red dress are doing to me. Normally I would step away a little, but I want her to know exactly what she is doing to me. That way there is no second-guessing.

Lowering down my hands so they settle on her ass I whisper in her ear. “So, you think I’m hot, or was that just something in the fit of rage?” Keeping dancing, I feel her start to rub against my cock and I know it’s on purpose as the cheeky grin appears on her face.

“I don’t play games, Kane. I think you are pretty sexy, and from what I’m feeling, I think I’m doing it for you too.” I’m learning quickly that Lilly is like a siren. She uses her body to call to you and you would have to be dead not to answer the call.

“For someone who doesn’t play games, the dress and shoes you are wearing are giving every guy in this club the impression you are out for a night of playing, that’s for sure. So, let’s get it straight. I’m staking a claim right now and letting you know you are right. I think you are so fucking hot and there’s no games being played here either. There is one thing you need to know besides I don’t play games, and that’s I don’t do relationships. Nice and simple. Fucking for fun is how I put it. If you are up for a bit of fun, then I’m your man. If not, then my sad cock will be going home for a cold shower. No pressure.” Dipping her down to take her off guard, I pull her back up against me but notice some very perky hard nipples now pointing at me. A flush in her cheeks and her eyes are on fire.

“Did I not tell you Fun is my middle name?” Her arms wrap around the back of my neck and she leans into my ear. “And fucking is the only game I like playing. No attachment, nothing awkward afterwards. Do you think you can manage to be part of my circle and still walk away after fucking me senseless?” By now we are almost getting it on, here on the dance floor the way our hips are moving. My hands are rubbing up her butt cheeks to hips and back again. What they wouldn’t give to pull up that little short number she’s wearing and give me free access to what it’s hiding.

“Believe me, Red, when I fuck you hard, and I will, you will be the one begging me not to walk away. Can you cope with that?” Rolling her eyes at me with a little laugh has me heating up even more.

“Wow, you really do have a big ego, don’t you? Maybe I will have to see if you are just compensating for something else. Let’s just say the night is young and I am no sure thing. Let’s see your moves and see if you can graduate from a little piggy to the big bad wolf?” She pushes hard off my body with her hands, turning and walking away making sure her hips are swaying still to the music.

Leaving me standing in the middle of the dance floor with one hell of a hard-on that’s cursing at the sudden loss of the company he was keeping. Down boy, I think we are in for a bit of a tough night before we get what we are after.

That’s if Lilly is true to her word and this is not just a flirty game to pay me back for earlier.



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About the Author


Karen Deen has been a lover of romance novels and happily-ever-after stories for as long as she can remember. Reaching a point in her life ready to explore her own dreams, Karen decided now was the time to finally write some of her own stories. For years, all of her characters have been forming story lines in her head, just waiting for the right time to bust free.

Sitting up in the early hours of the morning with her cups of tea, chocolate and music she gets lost in a world of sexy, alpha men who are challenged by some funny, sassy and strong-willed women. Bringing you unexpected laughs, suspense and a little bit of naughty.

Karen is married to her loving husband and high school sweetheart. Together, they live the crazy life of parents to three children. She is balancing her life between a career as an accountant by day and writer of romance novels by night. Living in a beautiful coastal town two hours south of Sydney, Australia, Karen loves to enjoy time with her family and friends in her beautiful surroundings. Of course, when she is not shut in her writing cave bringing you more words to devour.

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