Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Lily Trilogy by Vivian Winslow

The Lily Trilogy
by Vivian Winslow

My rating: 3.5 stars

Series: The Gilded Flower - Books 1-3
Publication Date: August 23, 2014
Publisher: Vivian Winslow
Genre: Erotica
Print Length: 233 pages
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble


Gilded Lily (Book 1)- After catching her fiancé Jack in bed with her sister the day before her wedding, New York socialite Lily Baron escapes to Rio, her honeymoon destination—alone. There, Marcelo, the dark and sexy hotel masseur, releases a heated passion Lily had never experienced with Jack. When Lily meets handsome and powerful Brazillionaire Gustavo de Lima, she can hardly resist him. There’s just one problem. He’s married. In this uber-sensual city, will Lily’s reluctance to be with a married man, in light of her own fiancé’s betrayal, give way to her burning desire for Gustavo?

Calla Lily (Book 2) - Having experienced a profound personal and sexual awakening during her solo honeymoon to Brazil, New York socialite Lily Baron rushes back to New York upon hearing the news that her father has fallen ill. Now, Lily must take the helm of the Baron Media empire and fend off a high-stakes hostile takeover attempt. With the fate of the company hanging in the balance, will Lily be able to resist the advances of the luring, unwanted suitor in the boardroom as well as the bedroom? Things get steamy in this highly anticipated sequel to Gilded Lily.

Tiger Lily (Book 3) - Weary from battling a hostile takeover attempt of her family’s company, Lily seeks a distraction in Todd, an erstwhile bartender with a large trust fund and magical tongue. Meanwhile, a connection seems to be developing between Lily and Alejandro, a wealthy and gorgeous Cuban-American, whose brother, Rodrigo, is dating Lily’s twin sister, Dahlia. When Alejandro unexpectedly rebuffs Lily one night, she is deeply dismayed. But, after seeing Alejandro’s picture with a gorgeous Latina model in the gossip pages, Lily thinks it wasn’t just a misunderstanding. When the sisters and brothers reunite in Aspen for a ski weekend, will Lily’s heart remain frozen or will the fire between her and Alejandro rekindle and melt away the ice? 

The Lily Trilogy (The Gilded Flower Series Books 1 - 3)My Review
The Lily Trilogy by Vivian Winslow
Lily, a strong-willed New York socialite has just had the rug pulled out from under when she finds her fiancé and her twin sister in bed together. The wedding is off, but why not take the honeymoon trip on her own? When a handsome and hot “guide” offers to show her the delights of Rio, ending up delighting Lily more than she could have imagined, her sexual awakening is cut short when the unsuspecting wife shows up.

Lily is out of there, with more than one lesson learned. A call from home brings her rushing back to New York, her father ill and his company in need of an interim CEO. Is Lily up for the job or will her new sexual appetites find her making more than business deals in the boardroom?

The battle rages for control of her family’s company and Lily tries to find relief with a wild bartender who knows how to shake or stir more than alcohol when it comes to Lily. Like Goldilocks, the fit isn’t quite right and a trip to meet up with her twin and her boyfriend could be a turning point for Lily, her desires and her heart.

Vivian Winslow’s The Lily Trilogy is pure erotic heat with a touch of plot added to allow us time to cool off and breathe. She is no shrinking violet when it comes to turning up the tension, and laying it all “bare,” so to speak and creating a quick read that doubles as a cardio workout. I suggest a fan, smelling salts and a lock on the door for this one. If you’re new to erotic romance, strap in, because this is a no holds barred look into Lily’s life, bedroom and even the boardroom! 3.5 stars

I received this review copy in exchange for my honest review.

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