In her 10-year career as a stuntwoman, Ellie Morgan has experienced her share of thrills. None compares to the rush of being behind the wheel of a race car for her latest movie shoot. Certain she was born to race, Ellie's ready to shift gears - but a secret from her past holds her back.
Quinn Reynolds is tired of being in the driver's seat of his family's company, Formula Racing Design. He's ready to sell - if he can get his coowner and brother, Mac, to agree. Quinn's not sure what he wants to do with his future, but almost as soon as he meets Ellie, he knows he wants her to be part of it.
Though Ellie tries to resist her attraction to the charming businessman, she's quickly in danger of losing her heart. But after narrowly escaping "accidents" both on and off the set, it becomes clear that getting involved with Quinn could be downright deadly....
Dee J Adams has 3 books in this series. All 3 book has a great story and I love the Characters.This is the first of this series. The second is Danger Zone. The last book is Dangerously Close. There is action , love an lots more in this books.
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This was a good story. I liked both Ellie and Quinn (with reservations) and their story was good overall.
Ellie is a stuntwoman and has been working as a stuntwoman since she graduated from high school. She grew up with parents that didn't really pay attention to her after her older brother died. Ellie has dyslexia and had major problems reading in school. Unfortunately, she was a skilled athlete and this prompted her teachers to pass her even though she was pretty much illiterate.
Quinn runs his family's Formula One race car company and has been doing a great job at it. The problem is that the company was the baby of Quinn's father and brother (Mac from book #1) and Quinn really has no interest in running the company. Unfortunately, Mac doesn't really care what Quinn wants and is trying to force Quinn to keep running the company whether he wants to or not.
Quinn has gotten fed up with Mac avoiding his efforts to talk about selling the company so he flies to California for 2 weeks to try to talk to Mac in person. They're in California because there's a film being made about Mac's wife's career as a race car driver. When Quinn arrives, Mac still does his best to avoid Quinn and Quinn ends up with extra time on his hands. Quinn used to be a player stopped after he was in a car accident around 6 months ago. He actually tries when he gets to LA, thinking to pick up his old habits but finds that they leave a bad taste in his mouth. Unfortunately, Ellie sees his player-like moves and automatically places him in that stereotype and she doesn't easily let him out of it.
Quinn realizes pretty quickly that Ellie isn't just someone he wants as a one night stand and nothing else. I mean at first he was all about a quicky but it doesn't take long for him to realize that Ellie affected him much stronger than any other woman he'd met before. Figuring out how he's going to handle her being special to him isn't as quick. Ellie figures out that she misjudged Quinn early on so I found it rather frustrating that she still insisted on thinking the worst of him most of the time. They end up spending time together and find things about each other that they both like and that encourages their relationship. Neither of them see their relationship as something lasting but they both want to spend as much time with each other as they can before the eventual split. While this is going on, Quinn fights with his brother and there's an issue with someone trying to kill Quinn and/or Ellie. Thankfully, Ellie and Quinn get through their drama and danger mostly unscathed and end the story starting a HEA together.
Overall, this was an enjoyable story. I will say that in general, I liked Ellie. I think I would have loved her but I got annoyed that she constantly assumed the absolute worst of Quinn and wouldn't give him a chance to prove her wrong until her attempts to drive him off didn't work. It wasn't until the end that she finally leveled with him about her reading issues and actually gave him a chance. Quinn bugged me a little in the beginning because he was trying to still be a player but he stopped that pretty quickly and I liked him much better once he did. The story itself was good and I liked it overall.
Would you try another book from Dee J. Adams and/or Dee J. Adams?
Has Danger Zone turned you off from other books in this genre?
What didn’t you like about Dee J. Adams’s performance?
so condescending and the fact that she thought she had a winner
What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?
anger, disgust and pity for the writer can only seem to write soft porn
Any additional comments?
I am not a prude but to have a explicit sex scene in nearly every chapter turns me right off this author and I would not recommend her books
Would you listen to Danger Zone again? Why?
Looking at the cover I was a little... skeptical to purchase this book. I thought it would be "fluff." To my surprise I was drawn into the story. And the "fluffy" parts seemed like an afterthought to the true meaning of the story. however, the author does do a great job describing the scene seemingly depicted on the cover.