The Casual Rule by AC Netzel
Julia Conti is living the dream in New York City. She has a job she loves in publishing and shares an apartment in the Village with her lifelong best friend, Allie. Following a bad break-up, Julia swears off of men and relationships, until she meets Ben Martin, an up and coming author who is smart, sexy and very easy on the eyes. Fueled by their mutual attraction, close working relationship and fear of relationships, Julia and Ben embark on a purely physical affair, following the Casual Rule. As they bring each other further into their lives, their casual status blurs. Can she keep sex and love separate or will feelings take hold and Julia get her heart broken again? A little sweet, a little smutty, a little snarky. Recommended for readers 18+ due to sexual references and sex scenes The Casual Rule can be read as a Standalone. There is no Cliffhanger ending. To read more about the characters in The Casual Rule, check out The New Rule (The Casual Rule 2)-- a continuation of the story with NO cliffhanger ending.
Book Length: Novel - 150-320 Pages