My Review: Defy by L. J. Shen

My Review:  Defy by L.  J. ShenDefy by L. J. Shen
Publication Date: February 3, 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Student Teacher
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My name is Melody Greene, and I have a confession to make.
I slept with my student, a senior in high school.
Multiple times.
I had multiple orgasms.
In multiple positions.
I slept with my student and I enjoyed it.
I slept with my student and I’d do it all over again if I could turn back time.
My name is Melody Greene, and I got kicked out of my position as a teacher and did my walk of shame a la Cersei Lannister from the principal’s office, minutes after said principal threatened to call the cops on me.
My name is Melody Greene, and I did something bad because it made me feel good.
Here is why it was totally worth it.

My Review

Defy by L. J. Shen is the prequel novella for the Sinners of Saint series, and features a student-teacher romance.

“…there was no denying it—I was allowing myself to free-fall headfirst into the end of my career, doing somersaults on my way down.”

I originally read this novella in the Hot For Teacher anthology that released last year.  I loved it so much, that it’s re-release as a prequel novella for this series was an automatic call for a reread/

“Thump, thump, thump, went my heart. I was a flower and he was a rare sunray, and we were drawn to each other, reluctantly, unwittingly, disastrously. Every cell in my body sizzled, begging for his touch.”

Jaime and Melody are the characters of the hour in this novella that made me CRAVE more! Both of these characters had an edge to them that kept my eyes dutifully glued to the page. Their dialogue sucked me in, hard and fast and felt like an entire life’s story for the characters opened before my eyes. It was brash, hot, and challenging.

“Owning someone has never felt this good.”

Defy was a stand-out, hotter than blazes, student/teacher romance novella that I highly recommend.


5 Stars

About L. J. Shen

L.J. Shen resides in sunny California with her husband, son, chubby cat and wild, wild dreams.

Her passion is to write badass stories, sushi, UFC and her awesome family and friends (not in this order, though. Obviously, sushi comes before writing. Oh, and also the family part.)

She spend the first half of her twenties traveling the world and is now paying all the fun with extra shifts in front of her MacBook. Feel free to contact her on her Facebook page. She loves to hear from her readers.

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