BILLIONAIRE’S RELUCTANT BRIDE SERIES

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Six years ago, Madelyn Knightly walked away from her trust fund, her Hollywood producer father, and the expectation that she would join the family business. Avoiding handsome playboys with hidden agendas was just an added bonus. Now one semester shy of graduation, she is shocked to discover her scholarship has lost its funding.

Her estranged father is having problems of his own. A contestant on his latest reality TV series has cancelled a week before shooting.

His solution? Madelyn gets her trust fund back if she stands in as a potential marriage candidate for the dating series Marry Your Billionaire. Twenty women competing for one arrogant guy. Not Madelyn’s cup of tea. Agreeing to this proposition sucks her back into the world she happily broke ties from. But no trust fund equals no college degree.

Brody Prescott, CEO and owner of an online dating company, has recently been pegged a heartless playboy by a disgruntled female after a disappointing date. To save his company and his reputation as an honest businessman, the billionaire must prove to everyone he isn’t the naughty bad boy they believe him to be.

His solution? Become the first bachelor on Marry Your Billionaire and land himself a wife. Unfortunately, the woman who intrigues him the most wants to be eliminated. His careful planning did not include wooing a reluctant bride. If Brody can’t convince Madelyn he’s interested in happily ever after, he risks losing his reputation and the only woman he has ever truly loved.

“This book was exquisite! The wit, the repartee, the intricate plot, the *real* places they go (I followed on Google Maps) made this book wonderful! The characters were unique, so real. I loved the different games the contestants played in the competition–cooking, scavenger hunt, murder mystery. So fun!”

“It contained everything – romance, angst, jealousy and bitterness on practically everyone’s behalf and a real mystery that I didn’t figure out until three quarters of the way through (as to who was the nasty girl’s assistant). It also included murder and fear, there isn’t much left out of this book.”

 

Tatum Carlyle is hopelessly devoted to her boss. As executive assistant to the brilliant CEO, she’s in Dawson Rafferty’s life every day. He depends on her for everything professional. If only he could depend on her for everything personal.

A crush on the boss is cliché, but how can she help it? He’s all she wants, but he doesn’t—and can’t—notice her. Curse those company bylaws regarding intra-office relationships! But now he’s asked her the impossible—to find him a wife.

He’d do anything to save his company—even get married again.

Dawson Rafferty is in danger of losing his company as an unknown enemy threatens a hostile takeover. If that happens, he’ll lose the medical advancement he’s nearly perfected. Millions of lives hang in the balance.

To keep control of his company and save lives, he needs a loyal wife to buy up the reserved shares—before the shareholders’ meeting. After his last heartbreak, he doesn’t dare trust himself to choose another wife.

Dawson needs a matchmaker. Someone reliable. Someone connected. Someone with good judgment. His loyal assistant, Tatum, is his obvious only choice. She’s never failed him, but can she find his perfect match within three weeks?

The word crush has never been so apropos.

“Funny, breezy, and romantic, this is a perfect specimen of a billionaire romance with fun twists. The heroine is spirited, witty, likable. The hero is strong, vulnerable, brilliant, and swoony.”

“The combination of these two characters nearly took my breath away and the combustible energy definitely made me swoon. I love the slow burn and the layers that were peeled away as Dawson and Tatum came to know each other better. This story isn’t without conflict and that served to add a flavor of tension to an already delicious romance. The way this story is told and how it unfolds is such a delightful treat. Ms. Griffith has a way of writing that sings to my soul and slaps a silly smile on my face every time and let me just say…I’m crushing on the billionaire for sure!”

 

Audrey Wilson is convinced love is a pipedream, and she has the divorce decree to prove it. Not to mention a failing non-profit facility full of battered and abused women. When her best friend gets her heart broken by a guy who claims a dating coach taught him how to play women, Audrey is ready to confront this coach and make him pay. And she has a hunch he’s none other than brainy billionaire Asher Weston.

Asher has a bad case of unrequited love that goes all the way back to his high school days. When one of his clients blackmails him, forcing him to find a wife on a deadline, he’s ready to give up on living happily ever after with the woman of his dreams. Until she unexpectedly waltzes into his office.

A marriage of convenience gets him the wife he needs—and the woman he’s always loved. For Audrey, this platonic arrangement affords her non-profit some financial security while she secretly sets out to prove Asher is the mastermind behind her bestie’s heartache. Can Asher and Audrey overcome a jealous secretary, a dangerous ex, and their own insecurities to build a future together?

“Happy Dance! There’s a villain, there’s a heroine with a stubborn streak, there’s a hero with unrequited love, there’s a best-friend with a broken heart and a mother with agoraphobia! Loved, loved this story.”

“I was hooked from the beginning. The characters are complex and intriguing, the plot is fast-paced.”

 

Author Note: This series was co-authored by USA Today best-selling author Cynthia Savage and award-winning author Jennifer Griffith. Griffith notes of book 2: “I loved setting this novel at Huntington Beach and in Pasadena. When I was a little girl, my grandmother lived in the area, so it was fun to put the heroine’s influential grandmother in the story. Plus … the beach!”