Right Where I Want You by Jessica Hawkins
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 28, 2018
There’s a thin line between love and hate . . . and it cuts right through the middle of their office.
Bad boys? They run right over good girls like Georgina Keller.
But after a confidence-shattering breakup, she’s determined not to let anyone at her new workplace push her around—least of all the brooding creative director, a “bad boy of publishing” who’s made it clear she’s enemy #1.
Sebastian Quinn’s taste for fast cars, late nights, and beautiful women may have gotten him to the top of a leading New York magazine, but the reputation that made him is suddenly threatening to end his career.
Georgina can help Modern Man shed its bad reputation, but in order to do that, she’ll have to start at the top—and no amount of rakish charm or inconvenient attraction will distract her.
Because if Sebastian gets her right where he wants her, it means she’s going down.
Georgina Keller is a new woman. After a bad break up she has made a vow to herself to never let a man overstep her. Determined to be the badass her job requires her to be she starts a new consultancy job at Modern Man, a leading New York magazine.
Trouble comes knocking when she meets Sebastian Quinn, the man who made Modern Man what it is today and unfortunately one of the reasons the magazine has been suffering badly.
Sebastian and Georgina butt heads at every turn and take the word ‘enemies’ to a whole new level. Tensions are burning high, the attraction is full blown and one of them is going down down down.
I honestly wasn’t expecting this book from Jessica. Like I knew it was going to be different but this was a really refreshing and heartfelt story.
Georgina is a woman like any other. She has insecurities, troubles and is trying to make her mark in a male dominated field. I was kind of in awe of her and love how her story progressed. She found herself and even though it wasn’t without it’s difficulties it was still pretty damn beautiful.
Sebastian is a hard man to figure out. I liked his bad boy vibes but I also loved that he was a fan of NSYNC and his “love affair” with Justin was just too adorable. I actually really like the fact that you genuinely get to see a man who can be vulnerable and strong. Who knows where he went wrong but is not perfect.
I definitely enjoyed this story. Seb and George’s banter was off the charts scorching. But I didn’t fall head over heels for them. Bruno has all of my heart though. He can do no wrong. EVER!!
At the stadium’s concession stand, I took a tall stool, putting Georgina and I at eye level since she stood. “So, why didn’t you kiss François?” I asked. “Bad breath?”
She gasped into her hand. “My breath is fine.”
“I meant his. I’m sure yours is pure relish on a hotdog.”
She made a face. “Gross.”
“I happen to love relish,” I said. “But does François?”
Each time I said François with flourish, she flinched. I didn’t care. Something about him bugged me—I just couldn’t put my finger on it.
“We didn’t kiss because you interrupted us,” she pointed out.
“So? If I were in his position, and we both wanted that kiss, I wouldn’t let anyone stop me.”
“Frank and I are clicking,” she said, scowling. “There was even mention of spending time at his summerhouse.”
She coughed into her fist. “Boca Raton.”
The idea of Georgina spending a summer with him in Boca Raton was tragic enough that I almost smiled. I got the sense she was playing up the date. If it was so great, why wasn’t she sitting here with him? And why was I more relieved than smug about that? “Meanwhile, Justin and I will be clamming in Montauk.”
“You two should really just make it official and announce your love to the world.”
“But then I wouldn’t get to flirt with pretty girls.”
“For someone who pretends to have as much game as you,” she said, “I still haven’t seen you successfully flirt with any girls since I’ve known you.”
I smirked. “How do you know I’m not flirting with you right now?”
About the Author
Jessica Hawkins is a USA Today bestselling author known for her “emotionally gripping” and “off-the-charts hot” romance. Dubbed “queen of angst” by both peers and readers for her smart and provocative work, she’s garnered a cult-like following of fans who love to be torn apart…and put back together.
She writes romance both at home in New York and around the world, a coffee shop traveler who bounces from café to café with just a laptop, headphones, and coffee cup. She loves to keep in close touch with her readers, mostly via Facebook, Instagram, and her mailing list.