March 20, 2015



Title: HARD

Author: Cheryl McIntyre

Release Date: March 20, 2015

HARD Synopsis:
I have been staring at her for three months. Watching her. Memorizing her.
For ninety-two days, I’ve looked into those lifeless green eyes.
And for ninety-two days she has inspired me in ways I never knew possible. A muse, unbeknownst to her. Motivating me. Encouraging my darkest desires.
I’m a man who knows what he wants. And what I want is the beautiful and broken Holland Howard.
My name is Jensen Payne—photographer, autocrat, lecher, Scopophiliac. I am who I am and I will not—cannot—change.

*This is an Erotic Romance. Recommended for readers 18+ ONLY.

WARNING: This book contains possible emotional triggers.

HARD is a full-length stand-alone erotic romance novel (approximately 50,000 words).  

Review by: Tera 

**Spoiler Free Review**
     First of all ..I love their names Jensen & Holland ..they are as unique as the story...cause TRUST ME ..just when you THINK you have this figured out ...YOU don't ...
     This story is unique and beautifully done...Holland is broken and hurting...And just when I thought I might have known what type of guy Jensen was ...he'd surprise me yet again...Kept me on my toes and I loved every second of it ...
    It's not what you think it is and everything you didn't know you wanted it to be ..Highly Recommended!  

5 Stars 

Review by: Lisa 

There's A Reason Why Cheryl McIntyre... one of my FAVORITE authors and this book proves her to be genius once again.

Hard is a very gripping book that takes you on a very emotional journey with unbelievably hot scenes in addition to a plot that gives the book what it needs to be a full balance. This is not by any means a shallow erotic book with just sex in it. I gave his book 5 stars for a reason and that reason is because the story behind it all is very intense and will make you FEEL!!!! Feel emotions throughout the whole novel...

Yes, I mentioned she's one of my favorite authors but that doesn't mean that I would give her 5 stars because of it. I truly, in my heart know that as I read this book, I was reading a book that took me into the story as a mother, a woman, ...a human being living in reality these days.

I hope you take the chance to read this bc I feel very passionate about this book and how well written it was. Cheryl was one of my first YA books to read...she has proven throughout her journey as an author that she can be incredible author in writing in different genres.
Thank You Ms. McIntyre for always gifting me with your amazing literature! You truly are the real deal in the World Of Authors and Books!

5 Stars 

Cheryl McIntyre is the author of the bestselling Sometimes Never series, as well as the Dirty series, Infinitely, and Dark Calling.  
She calls Ohio home, though she secretly dreams of living somewhere much warmer--preferably near a beach.  She is a mother, author, and insomniac, as well as a reader, self-proclaimed movie critic, and incredibly bad singer. Her life revolves around four things: family, music, books, and really bad scary movies.
You can follow her author page on Facebook where she lives part time. On Goodreads—which is like crack for avid readers. On Twitter, though she has still not yet mastered the art of tweeting. On tsū.  Or on her website.


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HARD by Cheryl McIntyre Excerpts:

I have been watching her for three months. 

For ninety-two days, I’ve looked into those lifeless green eyes. Let my gaze slide over her flawless, pale skin. Fantasized about her luscious lips.

For ninety-two days she has inspired me in ways I never knew possible. A muse, unbeknownst to her. Motivating me. Encouraging my darkest desires to life through my work. Just when I was so close to giving up, surrendering to my unchangeable fate, I spotted her, and haven’t been able to look away since.

I don’t think she has a clue that my eyes find her the moment I step into this establishment. She’s oblivious to the way I always sit at the same table—the one with the best view of the bar. Of her. Unaware I spend my evenings watching her.

Memorizing her. Inch by exquisite inch.

Her soft beauty and innocent naivety keeps me coming back. Over and over, since the day she first served me. My cock grows hard beneath the shelter of the table as she strides toward me, her breasts bouncing lightly with each step. My arousal has nothing to do with sexual gratification. Though she has a beautiful body, curvy in all the places a man’s hands like to grip, and hold, and conquer, I’m turned on by the way she makes me feel inside. By the strength and craving and ambition she has unknowingly restored in me.

A man’s wet fantasy. A woman’s aspiration. My divine intervention.

“Take off your clothes.” My voice is gravelly and I hardly recognize it. I’ve imagined how she looks naked a million different times. Dreamt of this moment more than I can count. My hands circle around the device clutched in my grip, squeezing firmly.

One auburn brow arches as if in challenge, a silent remark to my lack of polite request. I mimic her, cocking my own brow, but give her nothing else. Manners don’t belong in the bedroom. This is who I am and I do not apologize for it.

I ask once—and only once. I offer a choice and they make their decision. After that, it’s my way. Anybody who doesn’t agree is free to leave. I don’t want her to go—I’ve waited far too long for this—but I am who I am and I will not—cannot—change.

She threw me off with the striptease and the drink. And that kiss. That hot as hell, fucking kiss. But I’ve had enough questions and more than enough storytelling for one night. Talking like this, sharing my personal shit—I don’t do it. I bind. I photograph. And I fuck. There’s no point in anything else.

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