Monday, June 27, 2016

The Billionaire Bachelor {+ Giveaway}

I’m delighted to be participating in the Release Week Blitz for author Jessica Lemmon’s THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR, the first installment in her Billionaire Bad Boys series.

As part of the tour, Jessica is sharing her Top 5 Billionaire Boyfriend Perks. In addition, you have the opportunity to enter a tour-wide giveaway to win one of 10 paperback copies of THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR. Please see the end of the post for more detail on the giveaway.

Title:  The Billionaire Bachelor
Author: Jessica Lemmon
Series: Billionaire Bad Boys
On Sale: June 28, 2016
Publisher: Forever
Formats: Mass Market & eBook
Price: $5.99 USD

Manwhore. That's what the board of directors—and the tabloids—thinks of billionaire bachelor Reese Crane. Ordinarily he couldn't care less, but his playboy past is preventing the board from naming him CEO of Crane Hotels. Nothing—and no one—will keep him from his life's legacy. They want a settled man to lead the company? Then that's exactly what he'll give them.
          Merina Van Heusen will do anything to get her parents' funky boutique hotel back—even marry cold-as-ice-but-sexy-as-hell Reese Crane. It's a simple business contract—six months of marriage, absolute secrecy, and the Van Heusen is all hers again. But when sparks fly between them, their passion quickly moves from the boardroom to the bedroom. And soon Merina is living her worst nightmare: falling in love with her husband…

THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR is available at the following sites: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Google Play, iBooks, IndieBound, and Kobo.

The full Billionaire Bad Boys series will include: THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR, #1 (available now); THE BILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR, #2 (soon soon); and THE BASTARD BILLIONAIRE, #3 (coming soon). For more on these tantalizing books, check out the Series Page on Goodreads.

Now Jessica shares her “Top 5 Billionaire Boyfriend Perks.”

I’m so excited to be here! Since my new series, the Billionaire Bad Boys starts with THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR, I’ve been tasked with giving you a TOP 5 list of the best Billionaire Boyfriend Perks. I think I can handle that…

Let’s begin.

#5 ~ Like fancy restaurants? Never pay for dinner again with your billionaire boyfriend. My billionaire hero Reese Crane takes Merina Van Heusen to the finest meals in town, including their first date an all-aphrodisiac restaurant. *Yum*

#4 ~ Need to get away? Your billionaire boyfriend owns a jet, a limo, and a hotel building, or in Reese Crane’s case, owns Crane Hotels, a hotel chain.

#3 ~ If you’re into gifts, you can expect some good ones. A diamond ring came standard in The Billionaire Bachelor since Reese proposed a marriage of convenience…

#2 ~ No need to worry about your living arrangements, since your new fiancé will move you into his mansion. Did I mention the house manager who prepares your meals and the house staff who cleans your room?

#1 ~ Late nights are something he’s accustomed to. You can count on your billionaire boyfriend to keep you up… and I don’t mean because he’s talking shop. ;)

Thanks, Jessica. That’s an interesting Top Five list.

◊ Series: Billionaire Bad Boys (Book #1)
◊ Narrator: Sasha Dunbrooke
Audible Audio Edition
◊ Listening Length: 9 hours and 55 minutes
◊ Program Type: Audiobook
◊ Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction, Contemporary
◊ Version: Unabridged
◊ Publisher: Hachette Audio
◊ Scheduled Release Date: June 28, 2016
◊ Language: English

Narrator Sasha Dunbrooke’s mannerisms highlights this emotionally charged story. Her cadence is perfect for the highs and lows of the story and adds depth to an already enticing tale. She gives each character their own unique voice.

This is a story where you know how it’s going to end (or at least you think do you). However, the journey to get there is so much fun you don’t want to miss a second of it. The interaction between the two main characters – Reese Crane and Merina Van Heusen – is exciting and sizzling hot.

The author has created likable, realistic characters that are well-developed. The secondary characters enhance the story, while the hotels are characters in themselves. The characters are wealthy, but show a vulnerable side that deals with fears everyone faces.

The steamy romance between Reese and Merina will have you turning up the AC. Some scenes are explicit, but done in a tasteful manner.

A tantalizing tale of love, betrayal and second chances, THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR is a hot summer read you won’t soon forget and a great start to a fascinating new series.

The Billionaire Bachelor by Jessica Lemmon, Billionaire Bad Boys series (Book #1), Narrated by Sasha Dunbrooke, Hachette Audio, @2016, ASIN: BO1GU37A3U, Unabridged, Digital Download, Run Time: 9 Hours and 55 Minutes

FTC Full Disclosure – A copy of this audio book was sent to me by the publisher in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review. The thoughts are completely my own and given honestly and freely.

Author Jessica Lemmon
A former job-hopper, Jessica Lemmon resides in Ohio with her husband and rescue dog. She holds a degree in graphic design currently gathering dust in an impressive frame.

When she's not writing super-sexy heroes, she can be found cooking, drawing, drinking coffee (okay, wine), and eating potato chips. She firmly believes God gifts us with talents for a purpose, and with His help, you can create the life you want.

For more on Jessica and her writing, visit her author website and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Goodreads.

You can also find out more by following FOREVER online by visiting their website and connecting with them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

To check out the tour further, visit the following blogs participating in the Week Release Blitz:

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6/27/2016 Book Binge Top 5 List
6/27/2016 Booklovers For Life      Top 5 List
6/27/2016 Escaping Into Books     Spotlight
6/27/2016 Fic Talk      Q&A
6/27/2016 Forget the Housework, I'm Reading...      Spotlight
6/27/2016 I Love Romance  Spotlight
6/27/2016 katyromancereviews     Spotlight
6/27/2016 Kimmie Sue's. Book Reviee   Spotlight
6/27/2016 Majorly Delicious         Spotlight
6/27/2016 Melena's Reviews         Spotlight
6/27/2016 Moonlight Rendezvous Spotlight
6/27/2016 The Biblio-Files: Confessions of a Book Whore Spotlight
6/28/2016 Book You Very Much   Top 5 List
6/28/2016 FMR Book Grind Top 5 List
6/28/2016 Life With Two Boys      Spotlight
6/28/2016 Novels In Heels   Q&A
6/28/2016 Okie Dreams Book Reviews   Spotlight
6/28/2016 Thoughts of a Blonde    Spotlight
6/29/2016 EverAfter Romance      Top 5 List
6/29/2016 Straight Shootin' Book Reviews      Q&A
6/29/2016 Margie's Must Reads    Top 5 List
6/29/2016 Ramblings From This Chick  Spotlight
6/29/2016 Reading in Pajamas      Top 5 List
6/29/2016 Smut and Bon Bons      Spotlight
6/29/2016 Stephanie's Book Reports      Spotlight
6/30/2016 Blogging By Liza Spotlight
6/30/2016 EskieMama Reads        Q&A
6/30/2016 Pretty Sassy Cool Top 5 List
6/30/2016 The Book Quarry Top 5 List
7/1/2016    Bookaholics Not-So-Anonymous   Spotlight
7/1/2016    Books and Boys Book Blog    Spotlight
7/1/2016    books are love     Spotlight
7/1/2016    BoundToBeMe    Top 5 List
7/1/2016    Four Chicks Flipping Pages   Top 5 List
7/1/2016    herding cats & burning soup Spotlight
7/1/2016    Liz's Reading Life         Top 5 List
7/1/2016    Mary Gramlich (The Reading Reviewer) Spotlight
7/1/2016    MrsLeif's Two Fangs About It         Spotlight
7/1/2016    Red's Romance Reviews        Spotlight
7/1/2016    RentasticReads   Spotlight
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7/1/2016    Smut Matters      Spotlight
7/1/2016    SOS Aloha  Top 5 List
7/1/2016    These Curves Talk        Spotlight
7/1/2016    Undeniably Book Nerdy        Spotlight
7/1/2016    Wisconsin Cheesehead Bookreviews       

This tour-wide giveaway is for 10 Mass Market Paperbacks of THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR. To enter the giveaway, just click on the Rafflecopter widget below and follow the instructions. The widget may take a few seconds to load so please be patient.

Thanks for dropping by today during Jessica’s visit. What would be your Top 5 Billionaire Boyfriend Perks?


  1. It sounds like fun. And bad boys always have charm, even without the bonus of billions...

  2. Someone to prepare my weird vegan meals would be nice.

  3. There's just something about that very wealthy context, isn't there, FictionFan? It makes for a terrific backdrop for a romance. Thanks for sharing.

  4. A billionaire, heh? I see inflation has hit the romance book genre. I remember when a millionaire was sufficient. Good luck with your books.

  5. Do you know how many billionaire bachelors it would take to make Teresa happy? One. That's it. I've never been selfish. :)

    Sounds like a great series.

  6. "It's just as easy to love a rich man as a poor man." Being loved by the man of your dreams--priceless.

    Diamonds are a girl's best friend. Keep your friends close, and your diamonds even closer.

    You no longer have to count your carrots--instead, you'll be counting carats!

    You now have the freedom to be yourself and live life in your own way. You're in charge and living large!!!

    No more "store brand" anything--the high-end companies will be seeking your favor--that means fabulous freebies!!!


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