Sam Crescent is the curvy queen! This story has firmly cemented her as deserving of the title. Elena and Cole are two of my most favourite characters ever. I loved how accident prone Elena was and how Cole didn't judge or reprimand her he just accepted it as part and parcel of who she was. My favourite part of this story is that we know how strong his feelings are for her and it makes my heart happy just thinking about it. The fact he isn't a talker and is having such a difficult time trying to tell Elena was just breathtaking and sometimes hilarious. His relationship with his friends is just awesome and I can honestly say I want to be friends with the characters in this book. I want to hang out and good naturedly tease them back. I want to feel the love Elena has and gets from her bestie. I want to feel the realness of these people. I laughed with them, I cried with them, I groaned out loud and even cursed at one but I couldn't get enough of this book. Days later I still feel as if I'm carrying it around in my heart and I like that feeling. If you are looking for a sexy hero, a curvy heroine, a supporting cast of friends that enhance a fabulous story and a whole lot of heart and heat this is a must read. In fact I'm hoping to see some of these guys get there own adventures! The Story: Elena has no clue how Cole feels about her. How he basically has always felt about her. But he's not going to stay silent any longer. He's going to convince her they are made for each other. What can go wrong with his plan?
The first time Cole saw Elena was at the tender age of eight. He knew then that she was the love of his life. Cole was always looking out for Elena, and with his obsession came the name that he was teased with, “Chubby Chaser”. It seems like everything is fighting against him, but when Elena loses her job at the library, Cole sees his chance to hire her—and finally make her his.
Cole was the popular guy in school, and now he’s the real handyman who owns the local DIY story. Elena is accident prone, but at least she gets to have sneak peeks at her hot boss.
Elena doesn’t expect Cole to ask her out on a date, but when he does, that date goes from bad, to worse, to the best pleasure she’s ever known. Finding out that Cole was called a chubby chaser is hard for Elena, and all her old insecurities come back.
But now that Cole has her, he’s not letting go. He just has to show her he means it.
Be Warned: anal sex
“I think you’re beautiful.”
Elena loved his words more than she thought possible. After Tiffany, she felt ugly, like she shouldn’t be on this date with him. The problem now was the fact he was still her boss.
“This is crossing a line, don’t you think? You think I’m beautiful, and you’re my boss.”
“Bosses have eyes as well. We’re not blind. I said you’re beautiful, and I mean it.” He leaned in close, and kissed her lips once again. “I’ve been wanting to do that for a long time.”
“This is so weird,” she said.
He chuckled. “Tell me about it. I had this great romance planned out. I was going to take you out dancing tonight, show you my moves. Then more dates were to follow.”
“More dates? This isn’t a one time thing?”
“No. It’s not.” The hand on her hip moved up, and he sank his hand into her hair, and she couldn’t look away, nor did she want to. She wanted his kiss once again. “Tell me, Elena, do you want me to stop?”
She shook her head. “No.”
“Good, because I don’t want to.”
Chubby Chaser. That was his name in high school. Whenever he was around, she’d always looked toward him, and he’d always been staring at her. Was she the reason he was called that? Tiffany had said as much. Cole didn’t seem to mind though. Elena didn’t like it, as it was just another way of calling her fat, and now she didn’t want to even think about it. Would being a bigger girl follow her everywhere? Big, fat, chubby, large, pie-face—they were all things she’d been called.
No! She wasn’t going to dwell on those names. They were not important to her. Not now, not ever.
Even as she thought it, she knew she was lying to herself. Those words would haunt her for the rest of her life. But for tonight, she was going to try to not think about them again.
They danced, and Elena couldn’t get rid that stomach twisting feeling. “I need some air,” she said, pulling away from him.
She didn’t wait around, or stop. Instead, she kept on going, leaving the bar, and moving as far away from anyone as was possible. Rounding the building, she was near the trash bins, but the noise was slightly less. Leaning against the wall, she released several breaths and closed her eyes. This was not what she expected. She hated how Tiffany could get into her head, and make her feel things that she had longed to forget.
“Did I scare you?” Cole asked, and she opened her eyes to find him standing, watching her.
“No. You didn’t.”
“You’re looking a little out of it.”
“I want to go home.”
“Is it too hard for you to think that I wanted you here just because I did? This wasn’t for anyone else but for myself. Tiffany’s a fucking bitch. Always has been. Don’t let what she said affect this, hurt us.” He stepped toward her, so close that it was next to impossible to look away. Cole trapped her between his hard body and the wall, his arms resting on either side of her head. “Look at me, Elena.”
She did. “Why were you called that?”
“You know why I was.” He reached out to stroke a curl from her face. “Because no matter what, I was always enthralled by you. They saw that I wanted you, but I kept my distance. That is what I’ve always done. I’ve always kept my distance.”
“You’ve never said anything.”
“There was never a right time to say something, Elena. You were behind me in school. Then there was college, and then you were dating, or I was dating.”
“I had no idea you even looked at me,” she said.
“Always. I’ll always look at you.”
“Did you hate me?”
“How could I hate you?” he asked.
“For being called that name?” Shaking her head, she tried to leave, but he wouldn’t let her. “No. I’m not even going to think about this. I thought I was the bigger person, but it hurts.”
This wasn’t just about him being called chubby chaser. This was about her, and what she’d been called just because she had a little more weight than everyone else.
Cole cupped her face, and slammed his lips against hers. He moved forward, kicking her legs open, and moving so that his cock was pressed against her pussy. The way he moved, the command of his body, had her aching for more. One of his hands left her face, and he cupped her thigh, drawing her leg up. The dress stopped her from lifting her thigh too high, and Cole growled in frustration as he moved down, shoving her dress up until it was at her waist. She was neither fighting nor helping. In fact, she was in a little shock, and incredibly aroused at how he was acting. She wanted him to, and there was no fight from her. The last thing she wanted to do was fight.
“Do you have any idea how long I’ve wanted to do this?” he asked, breaking the kiss, and moving down to her neck.
Wow ! Super funny and romantic at the same time . Enjoyable read that kept me reading . I loved each character in the read . Cole was a sweetheart and it made you want to reach out and hug him lol . Elena was a sweet woman who was a major Klutz . I mean can you hurt yourself that much jeez . Cole needs that bubble wrap asap
The storyline was ok, but something was missing for me. I can't pint point what exactly bothered me. Maybe it's got something to do with our h, Elena. I don't know, how to feel about her. She has insecurieties. And while a little don't bother me, because hey, we all have them sometimes, but Elenas insecurities made her to doubt Cole and his intentions, when there was no reason. On the other hand maybe partly it was because he didn't talked about his feelings, leaving her to guessing. Cole has problems with expressing himself with words. That was cute but also frustrating. Another thing was despite saying that she loved her body the way it was, Elena took deep into her soul degrading words about her body shape. Once she mused "Would being a bigger girl follow her everywhere?" My answer would be, yes, it will, because d***s/b****es are everywhere. And yes, sometimes words could hurt more then physical pain, but in the end, it's up to you how much power you will give to those words from insignificant people. And Elena sometimes let lots of power to those words, letting them even affect her interaction with a man she has crush on for years. But in the end, if your attention got caught by blurb and you love BBW sweet romance you may give it a chance.
I dont know if it was just me but Chubby Chaser was panty melting hot than Sam's other books lol Elena was freaking hilarious!! I love characters that are like her... No mouth filter, love it!! Cole "fanning myself over here" was amazing, a talker in the bedroom is sooo freaking hot...yum!!!! Cole and Elena were so damn adorable and deliciously hot in the bedroom!! I can't wait for Juliet and Vicent... I also hope Danny a girls too after some much meeded groveling lol!
I enjoy Sam Crescent stories. They have such heart in them. She is an auto buy for me... 4 stars!
Again Sam Crescent delivers a super hot n sexy story. Keep'em coming Sam, and I'll keep buying and reading.
Sam you've done it again. What a beautiful book. Elena and Cole were the absolute best couple. I loved that Cole loved Elena since he was eight years old and she was five. Loved how he saw her really saw her and it didn't matter what size she was. While other people just see what's on the outside never considering what is really important about that person. Sam I don't know how you do it ever time. But you have a true fan in me. Thank you