If You Were Mine (Sullivans Series #5)

If You Were Mine (Sullivans Series #5)

by Bella Andre

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"Not since Nora Roberts has anyone been able to write a big family romance series with every book as good as the last. Bella Andre never disappoints." Revolving Bookcase Reviews

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Can two people who have both sworn off love find forever in each other's arms? The last thing Zach Sullivan wants is to take care of his brother's new puppy for two weeks. Until he meets the dog trainer, that is. Heather is bright, beautiful, and he can't stop thinking about her. Unfortunately, she just might be the only woman on earth who wants nothing to do with him.

Heather Linsey can't believe she's stuck working with one of the city's top dogs, auto-shop tycoon Zach Sullivan. Especially when his focus is clear from the start--not only to learn how to deal with his temporary puppy...but also to make Heather his. Having sworn off love at seventeen when she realized it was nothing more than a pack of lies, she has stuck to her vow never to fall for a charming man.

But as Heather's determination to push Zach away only fuels his determination to get closer--and the sensual and emotional connection between them grows more and more undeniable--will the biggest Sullivan bad boy of all tempt her into believing in love again?

IF YOU WERE MINE is part of Bella Andre's #1 bestselling series about The Sullivans. While it can easily be read as a stand-alone story, you'll likely enjoy reading the other books, too.

The Look of Love
From This Moment On
Can't Help Falling In Love
I Only Have Eyes For You
If You Were Mine
Let Me Be The One
Come A Little Bit Closer
Always On My Mind
Kissing Under The Mistletoe

One Perfect Night
The Way You Look Tonight
It Must Be Your Love
Just To Be With You
I Love How You Love Me
All I Ever Need Is You

Every Beat Of My Heart
Now That I've Found You
Since I Fell For You
Sweeter Than Ever
The Best Is Yet To Come
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
You Do Something To Me
More New York & Maine Sullivans are coming soon!

Breathless In Love
Reckless In Love
Fearless In Love
Irresistible In Love
More Maverick Billionaires are coming soon!

Kiss Me Like This
Tempt Me Like This
Love Me Like This

"Each book is so remarkable and you really come to love the characters. This series is incredible. It's one of my favorites. If you haven't started them yet, you are missing out!" ~ Guilty Pleasures Reviews

"I am in love with the Sullivans. If you are looking for something sweet and sexy then this series is absolutely perfect for you. They are all amazing!" ~ Reading, Eating & Dreaming Reviews

"Addictions come in all shapes and sizes, but nothing feels as indulgent and irresistible to me as a new Bella Andre book." ~ Natasha Is A Book Junkie Reviews

"Bella Andre writes warm, sexy contemporary romance that always gives me a much needed pick me up. Reading one of her books is truly a pleasure." Maya Banks, NYT Bestselling Author

"The perfect combination of sexy heat and tender heart." Barbara Freethy, #1 NYT Bestselling Author

Bella Andre's New York Times and USA Today bestselling novels have been #1 bestsellers around the world and she has sold more than 6 million books so far! Known for "sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance" (Publishers Weekly), her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine "Red Hot Reads" twice and have been translated into ten languages. She also writes "sweet" contemporary romances as Lucy Kevin. There are more than 50,000 5 star reviews for Bella Andre's books on Goodreads!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014362498
Publisher: Oak Press, LLC
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Series: Sullivans Series , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 19,545
File size: 463 KB

About the Author

Bella Andre's New York Times and USA Today bestselling novels have been #1 bestsellers around the world and she has sold more than 6 million books so far! Known for "sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance" (Publishers Weekly), her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine "Red Hot Reads" twice and have been translated into ten languages. She also writes "sweet" contemporary romances as Lucy Kevin. There are more than 50,000 5 star reviews for Bella Andre's books on Goodreads!

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If You Were Mine: The Sullivans, Book 5 (Contemporary Romance) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 181 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
## Holy crap! This book was magnificent! Fabulous, outstanding, tremendous and any other positive adjective you can dream up. Zach was so amazingly hot; confident yet unbelievably sweet and thoughtful. And did i mention he was hot? I love the way the author did not play up his playboy status by reminding the reader over and over and over like so many others do. And I absolutely adored the heroine Heather. What a beautiful, strong and fun loving surprise she was. This Sullivan series is one of the best I've ever read. I can't wait for Ryan's story. In addition to this series i would also recommend the 'Bad boys of football' series and the 'Hot shots' series by Ms. Andre. Note to author: You Rock!
KDGracon More than 1 year ago
What an awesome book! From beginning to end. I didn't want it to end. I laughed and cried my way through the book. I have read all the Sullivan books and I have to say this is my fav. Can't wait for the next on. Bella you rock...
detroitigerfan More than 1 year ago
What a wonderful story!! I love the Sullivan family series and look forward to the next. Thank you Bella Andre:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I almost cried toward the end. I had to gulp down the tears several times over Zach and his revelation. I admired Heather for her determination to get through her ordeal as well. So, this one is my second favorite of the Sullivan series.
Gramma65 More than 1 year ago
If anyone asks me what my favorite romance novel is I never have an answer because I love so many. I now have an answer, this book is over 600 pages and I could not stop reading until my eyes hurt so bad. This book is wonderful. All the Sullivan books are fabulos.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another great Sullivan story. Sweet, passionate, amusing. Zack and Heather both have decided not to fall in love, each for their own reasons. It happens when neither is looking and what fun it is to watch it unfold. Can't wait for the next installment.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love love love the Sullivans! Another fantastic read...great addition of the love story of Atlas and Cuddles. I already can't wait til fall when we get Ryan's story. I'll be sad when the series ends though.
MyReadAddiction More than 1 year ago
I am a huge fan of Bella Andre! I have enjoyed every one of these Sullivan books to date and this one was no different. Heather has never given love a chance. Having grown up in a family where love was just an illusion, she had her view of love shattered at a young age. Zach is a lady's man. Rich and Good looking, he never has problems finding willing women to share his bed with no strings attached. Upon his first meeting with Heather, Zach knows there is something different about her. No woman has ever got to him the way she does. Problem... Heather's view on relationships is even more skewed than his own. Zach must prove to him they are nothing like his parents. I loved the subtle changes in Zach. I felt like his fall into love was a smooth and steady one. He was not afraid to let his feelings be known once he had them. The chemistry between him and Heather was great. This is one of those book couples you route for the whole time. I had tears in my eyes at points. I loved that Zach's story gave us more insight into Jack Sullivan. The added bonus of reading about the dogs, Cuddles and Atlas, was great. I loved their relationship with each other it sounded like one of those email strings of pictures with odd "best friends" in the animal world. Too cute! Can not wait for #6!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was the best so far. Zach has always been intense and pairing him up with a cuddly puppy and strong female rocks the solid foundation he built for himself. Definately read these books in order. You wont be disappointed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book and funny!
ChristyJ More than 1 year ago
Sexy, hotter then his movie star brother, filthy rich and with a puppy in tow – what women could resist the middle son, Zack, of the Sullivan’s Family? Well that is what he is wondering when he meets the equally sexy Heather Linsey and she promptly tells him she isn’t interested. Zach will do anything for his family. So when Zack’s brother asks him to keep his puppy while his family is on vacation he can’t bring himself to say no - even though a puppy does not fit into his hectic life as the owner of multiple car repair shops and busy bachelor. After just a few hours with “Cuddles”, the mischievous puppy, he is ready to pull his hair out. However, his life get’s even more complicated when a little old lady customer takes pity on him and sends Heather, a dog trainer, to him hoping she will take him on as a client and help train the little crazed puppy. From the moment Heather arrives at Zack’s service station the sparks begin to fly between them. And although Zack is charming and full of one-liners packed with sexual innuendo and comic relief Heather doesn’t want anything to do with him. She agrees to help him get started with puppy training but insists that he will work with another trainer long term and firmly draws a line. Little does she know that she is doing the one thing no one has ever done before – not falling for his charm or money and turning their attraction into a challenge. Zack is immediately hooked and the harder she tries to push him away – the harder he fights to get her. Heather has sworn off love – believing that it isn’t really real and just an act that her parents put on for her to cover the fact that her father has always been sleeping around. Zack’s charm sets her nerves on edge and it takes her really getting to know him before she see’s the man deep within. Luckily he is up for the challenge. Zack has no problem with love, in fact, he knows it’s wonderful which is why he has avoided it. Ever since Zack’s father died when he was just seven his biggest fear is that he will one day leave behind a widow to morn him. So he has kept women at a distance. And that was fine until he met Heather and subsequently now can’t imagine living a moment without her. But is enjoying whatever time he can have with her and possibly falling in love worth the risk of leaving her to a life without him if their time is cut short? It is a question he struggles with constantly. And can Heather learn that all men are not like her father? Zack is a joy for both Heather and the reader to learn more about. They start off their relationship agreeing to keep things casual with no strings attached since that is all they both are comfortable with. But regardless of their concerns about developing things too emotionally, Zack is such a sweet guy that things can’t help but progress. He is funny and has a knack for making each simple moment they share into something memorable. If you have not read this series before this could be read as a stand-alone. However, most of the family (a total of eight siblings and his mom) makes appearances throughout and you will enjoy it more if you go back and read the previous books in the series. Although both characters have their own concerns about getting into something they both are mentally healthy and mature in their current lives. Their relationship progresses naturally and yet still at a relatively quick pace given their concerns. All in all though it is a believable story and masterfully written as all of Bella Andre’s books are. This one and the rest of this series should have their own space on the “to keep and read again and again” shelf! RATING: Five chocolate dipped strawberries enjoyed with a puppy in your lap!
bertiebottbean More than 1 year ago
I actually found myself getting teary-eyed reading this story. How I love the Sullivan family! I have decided that Bella Andre can do no wrong when writing her wonderful romance novels. I hate finishing a book of hers and knowing I have to wait to read the next one in the series! But, its all well worth the wait. Zach and Heather's story is just as amazing as any of the other Sullivan stories, but for some reason, this story held a soft spot in my heart....maybe it was the dog connection, maybe it was just darn good writing. Either way, this book is worth every minute and penny! Thanks again Bella!
Blender2007 More than 1 year ago
This was one of the best Sullivan Brothers stories! I love how Heather was able to resist (or so she thought) Zach. And WOW, did he turn out to be such a sweet guy. Can't wait to read Ryan's story next!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome series. Its a sweet read. Herione fell in love a little too quivkly for me. But the books suspense makes up for it.
rhage More than 1 year ago
OMG! I loved this book series. This is almost my favorite book out of all of them. Zack is so sexy and sweet. I read this book all night and half a day. My eyes were burning. And red cause I couldn't put this down. I can't wait for book number 6. I also love the McCarthy series. It is similar to this one. Way to go Bella Andre!
lulu150 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed the whole Sullivan series so far! I think this 5th one with Zach and Heather might have been my favorite, but then again I really liked Gabe and Megan's story also! I cannot wait for Ryan's story to come out in the fall! So, if you are looking for a good steamy romance series I strongly suggest this one and read them in order!!! Happy Reading!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Simple plot rather predictable will continue series
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*Excellent romantic read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loving this series
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved all the characters. Makes you want to be part of this family.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a delicious read, and loved how it ties in the dogs! Pet lovers will love this one, and of course, any fans of the Sullivan clan will not be able to put it down!
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ssmommie75TB More than 1 year ago
Zach and Heather had a fireworks type of relationship.  And they seemed to set off the best and worst in each other, but it made for a great story. I highly recommend this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago