Thursday, November 14, 2013

Review/Giveaway: Outback Affair by Annie Seaton

by Annie Seaton


Jessica Trent wants to be a full-time writer for Cuisine magazine, but in order to land the gig she has to snare a one-on-one with the reclusive Alessandro Ricardo, a man hell-bent on staying out of the limelight. The last thing she expects as she heads to Crocodile Springs resort in northern Australia is to end up traveling across the Outback with a rugged and far too sexy barramundi fisherman.

Ex lawyer Alex Richards protects his privacy and his heart in equal measure. So when a Yankee bombshell in need of a ride turns up and threatens both, he decides to teach her a lesson. As they make their way through the wild country together, the attraction between them ignites. Alex must choose between his heart or letting go of his past … and will Jessica understand why he lied once she finds out who he really is?

My Review:

This story had an interesting premise and some fun twists that I enjoyed. I liked Jessica Trent and her tenaciousness in trying to get an interview with the elusive Alessandro Ricardo. She meets Alex Richards and the chemistry is off the charts hot. Stranded in the Outback, he’s the man you want, he’s super prepared for any instance.

This book flows beautifully and watching Alex trying to keep his secret kept me entertained. I love that both the characters are super strong and amazing characters. They’re both people I would like to be friends with.

Overall, it’s a great read. It’s the third in Annie Seaton’s Affair series, and I haven’t read the other books but that didn’t stop me enjoying this story.

3 Books

I received a copy in exchange for an honest review. I was not compensated for my review.


“May I have the check-in form, please?”

She gasped as a large tanned hand whipped past her arm and grabbed her keys. “What the hell do you think you’re doing?” Jess tried to keep her voice level as he dangled the keys rudely in front of her face.

 “I’ll move the car for you. Janet here will get you all checked in,” he said. “Which cabin, Janet?” He turned to the woman behind the counter. “I may as well park it for the sweet young lady.”

 Jess was at a loss for words. No way did she want this unkempt hulk knowing her room number.

“Last one on the left down by the boat ramp,” Janet called after him as he strode to the door. “And watch out for the crocodile. There’s been a biggie hanging around the ramp all day. The rain might get him wandering.”

 “Oh, and by the way.” He paused in the doorway and looked back over one shoulder. “Don’t look at me as though I’ve just crawled out of the slime. The back of your pretty shirt is covered in grease.”

The door slammed shut behind him Jess looked up at the woman behind the counter. “Are all Australian men so…so rude?”

About the Author:

Annie Seaton lives with her husband, and ‘Bob’ the dog and two white cats in a house next to the beach on the east coast of Australia. She sits in her writing chair, gazing at the ocean and writing stories.  Their two children are grown and married and she loves spending time gardening, walking on the beach and spoiling her two grandchildren. She has always been fascinated by all things romantic and has found her niche in life writing romance novels, ranging through contemporary, historical, suspense and paranormal...but all with romance of course.
Her love of reading and history began at an early age and she was a child who always carried a book (or two) no matter what she was doing. Several of her favourite books were confiscated from beneath her desk by teachers who had no understanding of her capacity to read while she was doing her schoolwork!

Her working life has seen her through several major career changes and Annie has now retired from the world of full time work and has fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming a published author.

Annie’s debut full length novel, Holiday Affair, a contemporary romance set in the South Pacific was released as part of Entangled Publishing’s Indulgence line in March 2012 and has been a best seller on both Amazon, and Barnes and Noble. The sequel Italian Affair was released in June 2013, and will be followed shortly by Outback Affair. Annie has more books being released in 2013 and 2014 with Entangled Publishing in the Bliss, Entangled Ignite and Covet imprints.

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  1. Sounds great, I can't wait to read it.


  2. Sounds like a great book. Thanks for sharing it and the giveaway. evamillien at gmail dot com

  3. Sounds like a interesting place. Lived in several place in the pacific as a teenager when my father was in the military and visited several others. The one I missed out on my Australia and I still long too. Thank you for the giveaway.

  4. I've read a few set there. Always fun to 'visit' a new locale :)