Monday, July 6, 2015

Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway - The Hierarchy of Needs by Rebecca Grace Allen

Book & Author Details:

The Hierarchy of Needs by Rebecca Grace Allen 
Published by: Samhain Publishing
lPublication date: July 7th 2015
Genres: Erotica, Romance

Jamie Matthews is stuck in a rut. After hitting a wall with her dream career, she’s back in her hometown, living a life as monotonous as swimming laps in the neighborhood pool.
Being surrounded by her perfect brothers is a painful reminder of her failure to launch. The last bonfire of the summer is an ideal way to let off steam, especially when she runs into Dean Trescott, the playboy friend she had one hot-as-hell night with back in high school.
Since the day Dean met Jamie, he’s loved her beauty, talent, and smile that lit up the whole damn block. But dating isn’t an option. She has a bright future ahead of her, and he refuses to chain her to his—helping run the family business that’s barely staying afloat.
A “what-happens-in-Vegas” weekend was supposed to get their craving for each other out of their systems. But neither counted on the past repeating itself, drawing them together in even hotter and dirtier ways and dangling the possibility they might both be able to get exactly what they need…
Warning: A friends-to-lovers twice over story that contains some hot ’n’ heavy kissing in the waves, hair pulling, and a man who knows how to use his hands. It may also feature a few practical jokes—only the fun kind, of course.


This is the first one in this series that I have read and it can be read as a stand alone. I fell in love with the characters

Jamie likes to play jokes on everyone. she is the youngest child to 3 older brothers. What people and her family fail to see is that she plays jokes and tricks on them because its all she knows how to do. Everyone has always made her feel out of place. like she was a mistake, nothing she ever does in her life is good enough. Her older brothers have gone to medical school and are following in their fathers footsteps but Jamie's passion is Fashion but when she got the rejection letter before college she gave up on that. She had her swimming all through college that was one thing she was good at and her brothers were not but college came to an end and so did her swimming shes good just not Olympics good.

Dean is following in his fathers footsteps and taking over the Garage that has been in the family for a little while. His grandfather built it and passed it down to his father and he always wanted that life as well. Until one day in High School and meeting Jamie in an Art class and found a passion for taking pictures. Dean had the idea of going off to college for photography but when brought up to his dad he of course told him no that he was needed in the garage. So like Jamie Dean put his passion on the back burner as well.

Neither are happy with their life. They had a moment a few years prior and Jamie has always harbored feelings for Dean. One weekend together to get each other out of their systems turns into love for both but will they be able to make it last or will their own pride and stubbornness keep them from something that could be amazing? This book I mean wow. I love how it explains the dynamics and doesn't give too much at one time but also doesn't leave anything out. This is a must read. 


Rebecca Grace holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a double concentration in Creative Writing and Literary Comparison, which seemed like a good idea at the time. After stumbling through careers in entertainment, publishing, law and teaching, she’s returned to her first love: writing. A self-admitted caffeine addict and gym rat, she currently lives in upstate New York with her husband, two parakeets, and a cat with a very unusual foot fetish.

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1 comment:

  1. Awesome review, Judy! This sounds like a great read and I love character driven books like these! I really need to give this series a try!