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The last time I saw my best friend’s younger brother, he was a geek wearing braces. But when Cannon shows up to crash in my spare room, I get a swift reality check. Now twenty-four, he’s broad shouldered and masculine, and so sinfully sexy, I want to climb him like the jungle gyms we used to enjoy. At six-foot-something with lean muscles hiding under his T-shirt, a deep sexy voice, and full lips that pull into a smirk when he studies me, he’s pure temptation. Fresh out of a messy breakup, he doesn’t want any entanglements. But I can resist, right? I’m holding strong until the third night of our new arrangement when we get drunk and he confesses his biggest secret of all: he’s cursed when it comes to sex. Apparently he’s a god in bed, and women instantly fall in love with him. I’m calling bullshit. In fact, I’m going to prove him wrong, and if I rack up a few much-needed orgasms in the process, all the better. There’s no way I’m going to fall in love with Cannon. But once we start…I realize betting against him may have been the biggest mistake of my life.    

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With ‘The Room Mate’ Kendall Ryan has managed to produce another great story to entertain and excite us. This is a brilliant blend of sex and fun that kept me engrossed from beginning to end. This was a 5 star read.

Cannon is a doctor in training that has a lot on his mind with finishing up his studies, to pick a speciality to pursue and to make enough money to be able look after his mother and sister if they need it. Cannon does not however have time to deal with the certain brand of crazy that seems to follow him once he has sex with a woman. After his flat and all his possessions have been destroyed he finds himself homeless as his landlord feels he brings to much trouble to the building. Couch surfing has its drawbacks and he needs a permanent address but only for the next few months before he moves to the next hospital for his residency so his sister manages to convince her best friend to let him stay.

Paige likes her own space and having her own little flat that she calls her own. When Allie her best friend calls and asks about letting her brother stay she can’t say no as she would do anything for her best friends. It has been quite a few years since she has seen Cannon and although he is four years younger the three of them had all been close at one point so it shouldn’t be too bad letting him stay with her or so she thought. The Cannon that appears on her doorstep is not a boy anymore, he is all man and he is all trouble.

The chemistry is there from the get go, Cannon has lusted after Paige for the past ten years and even though there has been some years since they have seen one another he is still attracted to her and actually even more so. Cannon is not shy about his manhood or about letting Paige know the length of it. On the first night in the flat she sees him naked and he is not embarrassed about it at all, if anything it excites him and her.

This was a fun, light hearted forbidden romance. Cannon is all cheek and cockiness but has a heart underneath it all. He has lusted after Paige for a long time and he thought that being with her once would be all his dreams come true. He never thought he could actually dream for more or that there might be a chance he could get it. Paige believes in love and romance and was never the person to have one night stands as she needs a connection so when she finds herself suggesting a one night fling with Cannon she surprises herself. One night and that is all it can be as this is her best friends little brother and she feels she really shouldn’t be doing this but she just can’t stop herself.

Paige and Cannon are opposites in how they behave and that only makes their interactions better to read. He is all crude and explicit with his words exciting something in her that she has never felt before. This is overall a light hearted romance that does have some emotional bits in it but for the most part you will find yourself with a smile on your face while reading. A great romantic read that is sexy as sin. As ever Kendall Ryan has nailed it with this book.

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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 1.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She's a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she's appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

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