The Billionaire Next Door
Take-no-prisoners deal-maker Sean O'Banyon ate Wall Street financiers for lunch. So why was he losing sleep over a fresh-scrubbed nurse in old jeans and a too-big T-shirt? Maybe it was those warm green eyes. Or the way she blushed when he got personal. There was no denying the serious chemistry... show more
Take-no-prisoners deal-maker Sean O'Banyon ate Wall Street financiers for lunch. So why was he losing sleep over a fresh-scrubbed nurse in old jeans and a too-big T-shirt? Maybe it was those warm green eyes. Or the way she blushed when he got personal. There was no denying the serious chemistry between them. But sooner or later Lizzie would learn his deep, dark secrets: First, he had trust issues. And second--he'd rather not go into the whole family thing. He didn't do relationships...but amazingly, Lizzie made him want one anyway.
Publish date: August 2007
Pages no: 242
Edition language: English
, Category Romance
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
The Characters: Sean O’BanyonLizzie Bond The Story: Hmmmmm. Sean is a complicated character. Victim of domestic abuse, used to being used by women. Lizzie is basically his angel. She only wants him and he loves her for that. They go through their ups and downs, their miscommunications but in the end...
Opening line:"No, really I heard he was coming tonight."THE BILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR was written in 2007 and has a noticeably darker tone than Jessica Bird’s other contemporary romances (The Moorehouse Legacy) This could be because Bird was already writing as JR Ward and was 2 books into her Black Dagg...
An interesting story that did a good job in the way it addressed some serious issues. I also liked how it realistically dealt with trust in a relationship and how it is influenced by ones past. Business tycoon Sean returns to his childhood home and meets nurse Lizzie.
5 stars What happened to Billy and Mac's books?? This series CANNOT go unfinished. Such a waste. :(This was very good and reminded me once again what a talented writer Jessica Bird (aka JR Ward) is. She absolutely excels at writing raw emotional real characters with powerful back stories. This was m...
5 starsMy first of Ward writing as Jessica Bird.I liked this book very much. I think I'm liking this series much better than Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood.The reading was easy with slow thoroughly story. The romance was mild with a little bit less intense but there was still remarkable chemistry e...