The Marriage Bargain
A marriage in name only . . .To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner, Alexa Maria McKenzie, casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend’s older brotherthe powerful man who once shattered her heart. Billionaire Nicholas Ryan doesn’t believe in marriage,... show more
A marriage in name only . . .To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner, Alexa Maria McKenzie, casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend’s older brotherthe powerful man who once shattered her heart. Billionaire Nicholas Ryan doesn’t believe in marriage, but in order to inherit his uncle’s corporation, he needs a wife and needs one fast. When he discovers his sister’s childhood friend is in dire financial straits, he’s offers Alexa a bold proposition.A marriage in name only with certain rules: Avoid entanglement. Keep things all business. Do not fall in love. The arrangement is only for a year so the rules shouldn’t be that hard to follow, right? Except fate has a way of upsetting the best-laid plans . . .
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 4th 2012
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
Series: Marriage to a Billionaire (#1)
Deze recensie is als eerste geplaatst op Carpe Libra Veel had ik al over de boeken van Jennifer Probst gehoord. Dat ze toch even anders waren dan de doorsnee roman. Dat het heerlijke verhalen waren om bij weg te zwijmelen. Dat de aantrekkingskracht tussen de hoofdpersonen telkens weer van de pagin...
The huge font size made this a quick read. To me, it read like a Mills & Boon/Harlequin book that had been boosted with some graphic sex. I liked it but I wasn't blown away by it, it was all a bit predictable.
I gave two stars for the dog.
The last third of this book is pretty good. The first two thirds is a hellish morass of will they/won't they. If that proportion had been reversed and a lot less emphasis placed on sexual tension and more on the emotional tension (which is quite well written) my rating would be flipped as well. Inst...
Entretenido, corto y ligeramente sexy.