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ARC Review: ‘Strip Tease’ by Erin McCarthy (Blog Tour)

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ARC Review: ‘Strip Tease’ by Erin McCarthy (Blog Tour)

Strip Tease

by Erin McCarthy
Series: Tap That #3
Published by Self-Published on January 28, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 179
Format: eArc
Source: Blog Tour Host
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A sexy CEO. A single mom. And a secret baby who is now eight years old…
A tipsy night in college resulted in Grace’s greatest joy--her daughter.
But now she sees the guy who gave her a fake name and number that night is stripping for a charity event without a care in the world.
When the feisty brunette confronts Brandon, finding out he has a daughter rocks his playboy world.
Grace wants answers. Brandon wants Grace. And Fallon wants a dad.
Is the ultimate party guy ready to strip it all bare...including his heart?

Strip Tease is the third book in Erin McCarthy Tap That series, but each book can be read as a standalone since each book focuses on different couples. Thank goodness each book can read as an independent otherwise my big pet peeve of reading out of order would have been an issue.

First off, this is not a book where the female character keeps the baby secretly from the male character. Instead, this is a story where the male character gives the female character a fake name/number during their one-night stand. Nine years later is when the female character, Grace finally finds out his real name and where he is located at, so she can confront him.

I liked Grace in the story because she is a strong single mother wanting to make sure her daughter is cared for and loved. She doesn’t want her daughter getting hurt, and for several years now Fallon has wanted to know who her father is, unfortunately, Grace has not seen Fallon’s father since their one-night stand. This is due to that issue of not even knowing his real name. This is when the story gets interesting because Grace ends up seeing a video of the guy she had a one night stand with for a charity event and now she can finally confront him.

Grace believes that he will not remember her and won’t want to be a part of their daughter’s life. She’s very wrong. Brandon is the main male character, and he may be considered a player at first in the story, but he is a sweet guy. He shocks everyone in the story, even Grace’s brother and friend on how he reacts the news about having a daughter. He’s willing to help Grace, also if she doesn’t want help and he wants to meet his daughter.

I will say this the very ending of the book readers will find out something exciting that will leave you in shock. I may have wanted to knock some sense into Grace’s character at times, but I can understand why she acted the way she did in the book. She’s being a very protective mama and doesn’t want her daughter hurt.

If you are into reading about two characters that end up getting a second chance together due to a one night stand several years ago then check out Strip Tease. I’m going to go back and read the first two books in the series since Erin McCarthy has those characters in Strip Tease and I want to know how those couples ended up with each other.

Rating: 4 stars

Steaminess Rating: 3.5 stars

Standalone or part of series: Book is part of Tap That series, but each can read as a standalone.

Do I recommend this book? Yes, especially to Contemporary Romance readers.

Will I read other books from the author? Yes, definitely.

Trope/Elements: One Night Stand, Second Chances, Hero: CEO/Millionaire/Billionaire, Heroine: Single Mom

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About Erin McCarthy

USA Today and New York Times Bestselling author Erin McCarthy first published in 2002 and has since written over sixty novels and novellas in teen fiction, new adult romance, paranormal, and contemporary romance. Erin is a RITA finalist and an ALA Reluctant Young Reader award recipient, and is both traditionally and indie published.

When she’s not writing she can be found sipping martinis in high heels or eating ice cream in fleece pajamas depending on the day, and herding her animals, kids, and amazing renovation-addicted husband.


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