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Published by: Romig Works
on May 16, 2017
Genres: Romantic Comedy
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A fun, sexy new stand-alone from New York Times bestselling author Aleatha Romig.
He's sexy and confident, the kind of man every woman notices. You know, the one with the to-die-for body and panty-melting smirk. And then there's the way his designer suits drape over his broad shoulders and big...well, we've all heard the rumors, the ones that say he's up for any challenge.
But I can't see him that way. He's my boss—technically one of the owners of the company where I work—and definitely not in my league. Men like him don't notice women like me, and they don't date them.
And I don't date men like him.
Until that one time that I catch him in a compromising position when I'm also in need of a last-minute date for a wedding...and then it's not real. It's blackmail.
For one weekend, he's my plus-one.
Beautiful and unobtainable.
From the moment she walked into my office with those stunning blue eyes and crazy sensual curves, she's been on my mind. Three years and never once has she acted interested in me. Usually I flash a million-dollar smile and women fall to their knees, some literally.
Then on the occasion that I agree to let another woman do that—fall to her knees—guess who happens to catch us?
It may not be the most conventional way to get on her radar, but I didn't get this far in business without knowing when to seize an opportunity. If this sexy little firecracker with perfectly kissable lips thinks she can blackmail me into attending her cousin's wedding, I'm going to jump at the chance to be her plus-one.
You love her darker side. Now it's time to meet Leatha, the lighter side of Aleatha, as she trades her renowned twists and turns for laughs and love with this sexy new stand-alone romance, PLUS ONE.
I gotta say, I’m totally loving the lighter side of Aleatha! PLUS ONE was INCREDIBLY ENTERTAINING and DELICIOUSLY DIRTY! Duncan is EVERYTHING!
Light or dark, hilarious or suspenseful, I’ll take Aleatha either way! With the release of this super sexy office romance, Ms. Romig has proven that she can KICK ASS in any genre! I absolutely ADORED this book!
“The reality is that I’ve had easy. Easy kneels at my feet in a public bathroom. Easy spreads her legs with merely a grin. Kimbra has been anything but easy.”
I have MAD LOVE for this author and her incredible talent to switch up genres. If you guys take away one thing from my review, please please PLEASE do not let this blurb scare you away. Let me ask you a question. What percentage of romances START OFF as romantic right off the bat? See, what I mean. What fun would that be? I don’t know about you, but as an avid fan of happily ever afters, I like to work for it a bit. I want the chase. I want the angst. I want it all. But what I don’t want is to be hand given a sappy romantic love story where it’s hearts and flowers from beginning to end. So again, give this sexy and hilarious standalone romance a shot and believe me, you will just ADORE it!
“Getting to here…to now…to there being any kind of us. None of that was easy. But, oh, beautiful, it has been worth it.”
Duncan and Kimbra were beautiful and hilarious together. Kimbra’s family was equally hilarious. It was FUN and SEXY times all around and I never wanted it to end! Trust me when I say that you will FALL for these characters hard, primary and secondary characters alike. I only hope I see more of this delightful side to one of my absolute favorite authors in the near future.
I’m in an alternate universe and it’s every fantasy I never knew I had.
What CEO of a billion-dollar company dreams of enjoying a farm in the middle of nowhere? Who imagines waking in a small bedroom, complete with a canopy bed and sunshine streaming through pink curtains, as birds sing? What owner of a 7,000-square-foot penthouse with a to-die-for view of the Empire State Building enjoys the hominess of a hundred-year-old, 3,000-square-foot farmhouse with a wraparound porch, creaky floors, and a view of cornfields?
Sitting with a cup of steaming black coffee, I listen as Kimbra and her brother Kevin bicker back and forth while helping their mother in the large eat-in kitchen. The warm spring air is filled with the sizzle of frying as the aroma of coffee, eggs, and bacon reminds me of some of the best diners in New York.
Although Kimbra’s dad, Oscar, is talking, I can’t concentrate on anything but Kimbra—Kimberly Ann. That’s what everyone here calls her.
“Because of you, I’m out ten bucks.” Kevin says, not doing a good job of whispering.
“Me?” Kimbra asks. “What did I do?”
Kevin tilts his head my way. “You brought a real guy here. I put money on him being made up.”
Kimbra reaches out and punches his shoulder.
He lifts his hands in surrender. “No. Listen. I was sure it was a good bet. When Mom said your boyfriend’s name wasn’t Timothy, but Duncan, and you didn’t want him in the wedding, Susan and I figured he wasn’t real. I bet Jimmy ten bucks this fake Duncan guy would be a no-show. Susan and I were sure that before last night, you’d have some reason why at the last minute he couldn’t attend. You know, like you’d make up some accident or something.”
Her brother is about as good at speaking softly as he is at being nice to his sister.
“Shut up!” Kimbra whispers back. “Obviously he’s real.”
Kevin’s head falls back in laughter. “He’s real, all right. Last night I thought your old bed was going to collapse.”
Kimbra’s eyes flash to me. And though I look down at my coffee and pray her dad isn’t listening, the gleam in her expression makes my cock twitch with the memories of the night before.