Filthy English by Ilsa Madden-Mills Book Tour
A jilted girl…
One night of mistaken identity…
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*A modern love story inspired by Romeo and Juliet*
Two weeks before her wedding, Remi Montague’s fiancé drops her faster than a drunken sorority girl in stilettos. Armed with her best friend and a bottle of tequila, she hops a plane to London to drown her sorrows before fall semester begins at Whitman University.
She didn’t plan on attending a masquerade party.
She sure didn’t plan on waking up next to the British bad boy who broke her heart three years ago—the devastatingly handsome and naked Dax Blay. Furthermore, she has no clue how they acquired matching tattoos.
Once back at Whitman together, they endeavor to pretend they never had their night of unbridled passion in London.
But that’s damn hard to do when you live in the same house…
One night. Two damaged hearts. The passion of a lifetime.
Without much thought except for comfort, instinctively I pressed myself against him, fitting into his arms as easy as breathing. He leaned against the brick wall of the neighboring building and wrapped me up, sensing my need to be grounded.
I don’t know how long we stood like that—maybe a minute, maybe five—but soon our breaths were in sync; the rise and fall of his chest in perfect accord with mine.
One of his hands traced down my spine and then up. He outlined my shoulder blades with his fingertips. His hands drifted to my hips then caressed back up to my hair, massaging my scalp.
But what had started as an innocent hug changed.
Fire licked my skin everywhere he touched. Of their own accord, my hands slid down to his waist and teased the line where his jeans rested on his hips. I went further, my fingers toying with the V at his hip until I felt him harden against me.
Lips brushed the top of my hair. “Remi . . . look at me,” he said, his voice raspy.
If you look up, you’re going to kiss him . . .
I tilted my head up and his mouth fused with mine in an instant.
Insistent. Wild. Hot. Yes! This is what I needed.
I groaned, and my hands rushed to his shoulders and dug in.
He was wrong—terribly wrong—for me, but it felt so right.
I felt wonderfully alive, revved up, as if I could crush a car with my bare hands, or push Dax against the wall and fuck him senseless. I recognized the feeling for what it was—an I almost-died-and-now-I-want-to-experience-life feeling.
“Wait,” he breathed as I ran my hand under his shirt. “It’s adrenaline. You’ve been through a trauma. You don’t really want this—”
“Shhh.” I lifted his shirt and kissed his chest, my tongue flicking over his nipple. “You taste like every good thing I’ve ever wanted.”
His taut restraint snapped, and he swayed into me. “God, I can’t tell you no.”
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What I Thought
I knew after reading Dirty English that I was going to love this book. I started and was finished in a matter of hours. Sweet Reading book blog LOVES those Blay twins. Very much so!! 😉
So….. As soon as Remi Montague arrived at the Tau frat party three years ago, Dax Blay could not take his eyes off her! What was it about this girl that got to him, she wasn’t even his usual blonde, big boobed, bimbo type! Remi was miss prim and proper, with brains to go with it. Dax tries to steer clear, but eventually as the night draws on, they end up chatting and drinking together.
A game of seven minutes in heaven leads to seventy two hours of insanely hot sex, all over the frat house for them, until one of Dax’s random hook ups arrives. Catching them together, she explodes, claiming that Dax is her boyfriend. Remi doesn’t hang around for Dax to explain anything. She runs!
Three years later, after avoiding each other around campus, and after Remi keeping a huge secret to herself, they end up in the same nightclub, in the same country, London. What are the chances?
Dax has spent the summer in London babysitting his cousin, Spider, after his release from rehab. Remi is in London with her best friend Lulu, on what was supposed to be her honeymoon, after being dumped two weeks previous.
Under the anonymity of masks, the two are drawn to each other and upon each discovering who the other is that they have just kissed, both Dax and Remi are left confused, scared, conflicted but also extremely attracted. That chemistry from three years ago, that they both thought they had gotten over, well, nope not so much. It is well and truly still simmering. The question, what do they do about it? With fears of entering a relationship due to possibly losing someone else from their life, being in opposing frats and a
(ex) fiance hanging around, is there just too much against them?
Written from the male and female perspective, Ilsa and her super creative and descriptive writing has bought us a book that teases and tempts us the whole way through. I could easily picture the characters and the story playing in my head. It has you completely captivated. I was held hostage in the world of Dax and Remi right until I finished the book. (Which obviously, you know, I don’t mind, because Dax is hot right! He’s British, built and tattoed! Enough said!)
Like I wrote above, Dax is British and sexy. He is also scared of being left by someone he loves again. He can have the pick of any girl, except the one he is really drawn to. He’s a protector of those he loves and even becomes hero at some point during the story. Remi is a planner. She likes order. She likes lists. She likes……birds. (This will make sense when you read the book) She has her life mapped out. Until Dax, he just throws all her future plans out of the window. She thought she was happy, about to be married to someone with great future prospects, but was she really just settling for someone she thought she should be with. Both characters show development throughout the story. Realising you can’t live life scared of being happy and just going with the flow. You have to put yourself out there to reap the rewards.
From the beginning I rooted for Dax and Remi to get together, I think my heart was in my throat all the way through to be honest. Even though he didn’t really do that much wrong, I instantly disliked Hartford, Remi’s
(ex) fiance, as he was one of many things keeping them apart.
The storyline to Filthy English was entertaining, I loved the secondary characters, Spider and Lulu (I’m hoping they get a book) and the pace and length of the book was perfect. It wasn’t rushed and the book has plenty going on, which is why you just cant put it down, you just need to see what is going to happen next. I felt I was given enough of Dax and Remi to keep me satisfied, I didn’t feel short changed with their story. It felt complete when I came to the end. This doesn’t mean I wasn’t left with a Dax and Remi shaped hole, reluctant to start my next read and move on from them though!
As quoted by Ilsa Madden – Mills herself, a modern twist on Romeo and Juliet’s story. It’s a second chance romance. It’s sweet but also sexy. It’s forbidden yet it’s what we crave. It’s nail biting worthy but also enchanting. I loved it. Possibly more than Dirty English which I didn’t think was possible.
About The Author
New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap.
She’s addicted to all things fantasy, including unicorns and sword-wielding heroes in books. Other fascinations include frothy coffee beverages, dark chocolate, Instagram, Ian Somerhalder (seriously hot), astronomy (she’s a Gemini), Sephora make-up, and tattoos.
She has a degree in English and a Master’s in Education.
When she’s not pecking away on her computer, she shops for cool magnets, paints old furniture, and eats her weight in sushi.
You can stalk her on her website as well as get signed books: http://www.ilsamaddenmills.com