Tonight on stage, Ray Sandler was all those old fantasies come back to life Emily Rivers soaked up his every move and she felt alive again for the first time in what felt like years She never thought he would actually notice her, though Emily is a successful woman in the tail end of a failing marriage Ray is the reformed wild boy of rock, back on stage again for the first time in years As a teenager Emily had Ray s posters all over her bedroom wall so when she gets backstage tickets it s as if her dreams have come true Actually meeting him is an unexpected highlight of the evening, but that s as far as it could ever go They come from such different worlds what could an international star ever see in a grounded, curvy woman like Emily And how long could they ever keep such a relationship private when everyone from jealous fans to intrusive reporters wants a piece of Ray As things turn out to be even complicated than she had first believed, and when tragedy and angry exes threaten to pull them apart and their secret affair threatens to go spectacularly public, can Emily do anything or has it all gone way beyond her control And when one of the sweetest things a man has ever done for Emily turns out to be a lie, will she ever be able to trust him again A story of secret romance in the world of the super rich an international celebrity and his unlikely BBW love Steamy and passionate and full of the twists and turns familiar to readers of PJ Adams work, including the bestsellers Winner Takes All and Black Widow It s our song, Emily It s your song It s for you Everything s for you, now


10 thoughts on “Let's Make This Thing Happen

  1. Colleen Colleen says:

    This was my first read by PJ Adams and I quite enjoyed it.This story is about Ray Sandler, the rock star, meeting Emily River, a woman who had been a huge fan of Ray s rock group when she was a teenager and who happens to meet Ray now as an adult.There is an attraction between them but Emily tries to deny it because she is married even though her marriage is all but over Because of her association with Ray things start to change in Emily s life She has to face up to the fact that her marriage This was my first read by PJ Adams and I quite enjoyed it.This story is about Ray Sandler, the rock star, meeting Emily River, a woman who had been a huge fan of Ray s rock group when she was a teenager and who happens to meet Ray now as an adult.There is an attraction between them but Emily tries to deny it because she is married even though her marriage is all but over Because of her association with Ray things start to change in Emily s life She has to face up to the fact that her marriage is dead and then her work life and her friendships end up being affected too.While reading this I spent my time fluctuating between loving Ray and then being suspicious of his intentions but by the end my mind is settled


  2. Mary Mooney Mary Mooney says:

    Being a huge fan of Angry Cans, Emily has to see what is going on at the Roxette, Ray Sandler is going solo She has been in love with Ray, from the group, since she was a teenager Meeting him now as an adult has her flustered But she is married although her marriage is all but over She can t fight the feelings for him and he seems to be attracted to her as well What happens when angry fans and the press get involved What will she do when she learns the truth Can Ray make her see what he r Being a huge fan of Angry Cans, Emily has to see what is going on at the Roxette, Ray Sandler is going solo She has been in love with Ray, from the group, since she was a teenager Meeting him now as an adult has her flustered But she is married although her marriage is all but over She can t fight the feelings for him and he seems to be attracted to her as well What happens when angry fans and the press get involved What will she do when she learns the truth Can Ray make her see what he really feels This is not the first for me from PJ Adams and I loved it too Who doesn t love a rock star, we all have had a crush at one time or another Copy provided by the author in exchange for my honest review


  3. Lynne Cuda Lynne Cuda says:

    Great story a different rock star storyI was offered this book as an ARC for an honest review I really liked this book And I liked the characters Emily was a regular person with a regular life who meets a former famous rock star trying to make a comeback They both have insecurities and worries and struggles, although Ray has tons of money Emily is in a failing marriage Both she and Ray encounter something together they never felt felt before Is it real That s why it s worth reading


  4. Tracey Parker Tracey Parker says:

    What a wonderful story This is a must read A great story about relationships and having the chance to meet your teen rock idol, and him wanting a relationship There are a lot of twist and turns that make this an incredible story But it comes down to if you want something, you have to work to make it happen Loved it, must read


  5. Leslie Leslie says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Love it Another great read from PJ Adams Did I mention hot Love the storyline and the characters Emily and Ray sizzle Hot married rockstar falls for married business woman, what could go wrong She thinks she s average, he thinks she s beautiful inside and out Odds are against them but love prevails.


  6. Gina Kamai Gina Kamai says:

    Emily goes to a private concert to see her teenage rock idol Ray perform He catches her eye while performing and it s like the world has stopped See how their relationship evolves with heart wrenching ups and downs Will they make it as a couple or will the people around them destroy what they hav built.


  7. Solmarie Solmarie says:

    I was gifted a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Emily is surprised when she realizes that one of her favorite childhood singers will be making a surprise appearing at a small venue near where she lives Excited to see this man perform she can t believe it when he actually makes eye contact with her during the show Assuring herself that there was no real connection she is shocked when she actually gets to meet the iconic Ray Sandler s back stage Ray wants Emily f I was gifted a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Emily is surprised when she realizes that one of her favorite childhood singers will be making a surprise appearing at a small venue near where she lives Excited to see this man perform she can t believe it when he actually makes eye contact with her during the show Assuring herself that there was no real connection she is shocked when she actually gets to meet the iconic Ray Sandler s back stage Ray wants Emily from the moment their eyes meet It doesn t matter to him that they are both married to other people There is something about her that calls to him in a way no woman has inyears than he can remember Determined to show her he is the man for her he proceeds to chase her like a dog with a bone.I liked Emily and her quirkiness However, I had a problem with the whole infidelity thing The fact that it took a news clip outing her to finally give her the motivation to tell her no good hubby that they were done was just blah for me Ray I wanted to kick so many times While from the start he made sure that Emily knew how much he wanted her he made so many stupid decisions during the book that I m seriously surprised Emily didn t punch him.I will say that I was sucked into the story and I couldn t put it down until I knew what happened at the end There were some truly heartfelt moments that showed that maybe love does win in the end


  8. Angel Hatfield Angel Hatfield says:

    I received an ARC of this story for an honest reviewThis is a story about Emily, a successful businesswoman that goes to a small performance by Ray, the lead singer of one of her biggest high school rock band crushes By a twist of fate, she gets the opportunity to him after the concert where sparks fly The upside is she is experiencing a dream come true The reality is that they are both married.Emily is at the point where she is realizing her marriage is over, so she can t resist pursuing a I received an ARC of this story for an honest reviewThis is a story about Emily, a successful businesswoman that goes to a small performance by Ray, the lead singer of one of her biggest high school rock band crushes By a twist of fate, she gets the opportunity to him after the concert where sparks fly The upside is she is experiencing a dream come true The reality is that they are both married.Emily is at the point where she is realizing her marriage is over, so she can t resist pursuing a relationship with Ray, who has been separated from his wife for a long time Obstacles threaten to break them up, but in the end they are able to overcome them.Normally when one or in this place both of the main characters are married, it s an instant don t read for me However, knowing right from the beginning that the marriages were at the end helped me to decide to give it a try I really liked Emily s character and while some of it was predictable, it worked for me It was something I could almost imagine happening With some rock star books I ve read, authors tend to throw in every situation imaginable, but the author didn t try to do that here The end chapter was very sweet


  9. Angel Hatfield Angel Hatfield says:

    This is a story about Emily, a successful businesswoman that goes to a small performance by Ray, the lead singer of one of her biggest high school rock band crushes By a twist of fate, she gets the opportunity to him after the concert where sparks fly The upside is she is experiencing a dream come true The reality is that they are both married.Emily is at the point where she is realizing her marriage is over, so she can t resist pursuing a relationship with Ray, who has been separated from h This is a story about Emily, a successful businesswoman that goes to a small performance by Ray, the lead singer of one of her biggest high school rock band crushes By a twist of fate, she gets the opportunity to him after the concert where sparks fly The upside is she is experiencing a dream come true The reality is that they are both married.Emily is at the point where she is realizing her marriage is over, so she can t resist pursuing a relationship with Ray, who has been separated from his wife for a long time Obstacles threaten to break them up, but in the end they are able to overcome them.Normally when one or in this place both of the main characters are married, it s an instant don t read for me However, knowing right from the beginning that the marriages were at the end helped me to decide to give it a try I really liked Emily s character and while some of it was predictable, it worked for me It was something I could almost imagine happening With some rock star books I ve read, authors tend to throw in every situation imaginable, but the author didn t try to do that here The end chapter was very sweet


  10. Laure Laure says:

    I loved this book Emily is a fan of the rock band Angry Cans she is excited to be seeing the lead singer she had a crush on as a teenager relaunch his solo career Emily goes to the small club where Ray is playing and while he plays their eyes meet She can t help but wonder, what if they had this moment when she was young and single At the after party Ray and Emily meet and find they really like each other, when Ray escorts Emily to a cab for the ride home he kisses Emily and it is all she can I loved this book Emily is a fan of the rock band Angry Cans she is excited to be seeing the lead singer she had a crush on as a teenager relaunch his solo career Emily goes to the small club where Ray is playing and while he plays their eyes meet She can t help but wonder, what if they had this moment when she was young and single At the after party Ray and Emily meet and find they really like each other, when Ray escorts Emily to a cab for the ride home he kisses Emily and it is all she can do to walk away.Emily is married and unhappy Ray is married and hasn t had a relationship with his wife for years The reluctant to be ex wife soon causes problems for Emily at her place of work, and the soon to be ex husband won t let go A member of the band who is helping with the new album may be dragging Ray back into the cycle of drinking and drugs that caused the bands split.Emily and Ray will have to work hard to make their life together work All relationships have difficulties theirs a fewthan most, but in the end they find a way to be together.I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair review