Review : Screwdrivered (Cocktail #3) – Alice Clayton

Readers back for a third round of the bestselling Cocktail series will enjoy a madcap romantic comedy about bodice ripping and chest heaving, fiery passion and love everlasting. Plus a dash of paperwork filing and horseshi—wait, what?

By day, Viv Franklin designs software programs. By night, Vivian’s a secret romance-novel junkie who longs for a knight in shining armor, or a cowboy on a wild stallion, or a strapping firefighter to sweep her off her feet. And she gets to wear the bodice—don’t forget the bodice.

When a phone call brings news that she’s inherited a beautiful old home in Mendocino, California from a long-forgotten aunt, she moves her entire life across the country to embark on what she sees as a great, romance-novel-worthy adventure. But romance novels always have a twist, don’t they?

There’s a cowboy, one that ignites her loins. Because Cowboy Hank is totally loin-ignition worthy. But there’s also a librarian, Clark Barrow. And he calls her Vivian. Can tweed jackets and elbow patches compete with chaps and spurs? You bet your sweet cow pie.

In Screwdrivered, Alice Clayton pits Superman against Clark in a hilarious and hot battle that delights a swooning Viv/Vivian.

Also within this book, an answer to the question of the ages: Why ride a cowboy when you can ride a librarian?


My review :

Once upon a time, a young woman, who wants to live the great adventure, flew across the country, leaves all behind to live the time of her life!
She met a hot cowboy who melt her butter and sexy librarian who always pissed her off: who is she going to choose?

This story is a mix of all Alice Clayton’s cocktails : strong, funny women, some hot guys, hilarious situations and interactions, good friends hot,steamy sex, and great romance!!
I really enjoyed this book, following Vivian’s journey to find love and discover her life’s purpose. This girl totally rocks : smart, very bad ass attitude, sexy and she’s got tattoos! I love how she seemed tough outside and being at the same time an hopeless romantic!
She thought that Hank, the hot cowboy and her are meant to be!
Clark is a sexy, nerd librarian very passionate about his job! His interactions with Vivian were so funny and kinda hot! Every discussions lead to an arguing time! Their relationship wasn’t easy from the start and for him, Vivian is an impossible woman! (love this nickname)
Hank on the other side, is….less talkative and totally hot!
Fortunately, good friends are here to remind her what’s obvious! I like that we saw Caroline, Simon, Mimi and Ryan! Caroline was a good friend to her as Simon and they became very close. She always asked the right questions to remind Vivian how to put everything in perpective. So Vivian spend more time with Clark and get to know him better.
When she admited her feelings for this guy, it’s wow!! She’s not afraid to go for what she wants and Clark is definitely the fire under the ice! The raining scene at the end : definitely EPIC!!!

This romance is all i love in Alice Clayton’s books and you’re gonna be sure that you’re will have a good time! You can read this one as a standalone but WALLBANGER is kind of a reference and i recommend all this series!

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