Defending Pacer by TJ Hamilton

Defending Pacer by TJ Hamilton is out today! He’s the bad guy from the wrong side of the law and she’s the city’s princess whose there to protect it – a Romeo & Juliet story with a difference.



Chelsea Tanner’s career as a defence lawyer is rapidly climbing. Her strong ethics and sharp wit in the courtroom has paved her way into becoming an associate of Sydney’s top law firm. She hasn’t lost a single case in her short but successful career. Law is her life, living and breathing it leaves little time for anything more. When a member from the infamous Legano Family is up on a murder charge, Chelsea finds more.

Pacer Fratelli is dark, hard and completely consumed by his new defence lawyer. Chelsea and Pacer’s worlds couldn’t be further apart but he wants more … and what Pacer wants, Pacer gets.

When bad love feels so good, just how far would you go to defend it?



Pacer Fratelli is the epitome of bad boy. From an Italian family he’s the guy you call when something needs “clearing up”. When his latest job goes wrong he’s faced with a murder charge and some serious jail time. His only hope is his hot shot lawyer Chelsea Tanner.

Chelsea comes from a powerful and wealthy family making her one of society’s princesses. Her career as a defence lawyer is going from strength to strength and she has never lost a case. When she’s given Pacer as her next client she’s determined to keep her record but she wasn’t betting on their instant attraction.

Chelsea & Pacer couldn’t come from world’s any further apart. Despite his crimes Chelsea can’t help but feel drawn to him and suspects there is much more to Pacer than meets the eye….Can she uncover the betrayals and secrets, and still keep her heart intact?

Wow what a read! Such a great story full of suspense and drama! Chelsea and Pacer have an incredibly hot, passionate relationship and their story will keep you hooked from cover to cover! The web of lies and deception runs deep and I spent a great deal of the book trying to figure out what was coming next. And the leather gloves? Hot damn watch out for those!

Read it for yourself here….



Those damn leather gloves, I blame them.I run my fingers through my hair to blow out at the wet strands that have stuck around my lips, and I grab my glass and gulp the remainder of my week old wine, before flopping back against the couch to collect my thoughts.

Seriously though, what the hell was that?

Pacer Fratelli is my client! A dangerous client. A client who I know is a murderer.

I can’t feel like this, but I do.

His smile flashes before my eyes again. Oh my god, would you just leave me the hell alone? I punch my fists down onto the chair, either side of me.

I strip down as I head to the shower, peeling off each layer like I’m shedding skin and discarding the clothes on the floor with an angry slap. My body is still abuzz with my post-assault, but at the same time, I am pissed off. These thoughts have no place in my mind. They can fuck right off.

A after a good talking to myself in the stream of the cold shower, I throw on my old university sweats, ready to see my night out in front of the coffee table … and all things Pacer Fratelli.

Dangerously hot, Pacer Fratelli.



About TJ Hamilton
TJ is a former cop, turned writer who uses her first-hand experience of working the city streets of inner city Sydney, to now write sexy stories of mystery and intrigue. Her head has been buried in crime since studying criminology at university over a decade ago, and she just can’t seem to shake her fascination with the macabre. TJ now lives a quiet life in the tropics with her handsome husband and kids where she writes a weekly column for her local newspaper, and spends her days re-living the action packed life she may have once had through her strong fictional characters.

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Complicated Creatures (Part One) by Alexi Lawless

This week I’ve been reading a new author for me – Alexi Lawless. This is a fast-paced romantic suspense which does not disappoint!

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What happens when curiosity becomes obsession? And when that obsession leads to an unstoppable journey you could never have imagined?

Luck is Jack Roman’s middle name— and Chicago is his Empire. He lives to work, loves to play, and makes no commitments. But when the mysterious S. Wyatt moves into the adjoining penthouse, he’s immediately drawn to her, a striking, elusive woman who transitions seamlessly from wood-paneled board rooms to high-stakes, high-risk rescue operations in the most dangerous parts of the world.

Intrigued by her self-possession, aroused by her incredible passion, and disarmed by a vulnerability she cannot hide, Jack pursues her into the nexus of her dangerous present and her enigmatic past. An entire world is revealed to Jack, where living for pleasure becomes fighting for survival. And the only woman he wants may be the one he cannot have…

COMPLICATED CREATURES is a mesmerizing, labyrinthine romantic suspense that will leave you wondering: Do you really want to know everything about the one you love?


Wow! What a pleasant surprise! Like a lot of the previous reviewers I wasn’t sure what to expect form this book but I was wrong to be wary. Complicated Creatures is a great read with some fabulous characters and impeccable writing!

Jack Roman has kept his adjoining penthouse empty for a long time now waiting for his brother to finally decide to move, but after so long he’s starting to give up hope. When his friend says he’s found the perfect neighbour for him, he finally gives the go ahead to give it to someone – besides S. Wyatt sounds like a decent enough guy.

Well that was until he found a gorgeous woman swimming in their shared pool – S. Wyatt, or rather Samantha Wyatt. His new neighbour was a woman! A very attractive one at that. As they get to know each other it becomes clear there’s a lot more to Sam than first meets the eye. She’s strong and completely badass – the kind of qualities we’re used to reading about in our leading man.

I won’t go into the story much more as I don’t want to give it all away but there are so many twists and turns in this book – such an amazing story! Fast paced, full of drama and hot as hell! I really loved Sam and her relationship with her team – so many great secondary characters in this book! Having Sam as the strong leading lady she is made for such an interesting dynamic and I really loved reading her story. As for Jack he’s pretty damn awesome too! Really loved the chemistry between these two.

So much more than just an ordinary romance; riddled with drama and suspense this is one captivating read from start to finish. And the cliffhanger! I can NOT wait for more!

Read it for yourself here…


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About Alexi Lawless


Corporate Runaway. Novelist. Wanderer. Bourbon Drinker.

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