The Wife Arrangement by Penny Wylder
Release Date: July 11th
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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I never wanted a wife. Until I met her.
All my life I’ve been a lone-wolf. My favorite things are fast cars and a glass of brandy after a long day.
Things were perfect. Until my father reminded me he controls my inheritance.
If I don’t bring a wife to the next family vacation, he’s cutting me off.
I hate having my hand forced…
But I’ve got a plan.
I asked my assistant to find me the most non-wife-material girl he can dig up.
Once I parade her in front of my father, he’ll be begging me to divorce her.
I’ll keep my inheritance without having to change my life for anyone.
It seemed so easy.
Then I met her.
She’s everything I never knew I wanted.
And when she finds out I picked her because I thought she’d never fit into my world…
It’ll break her heart.
This novel contains a hot alpha billionaire who NEEDS a wife. He won’t rest until she’s locked down with his ring on her finger. NO cheating, lots of kindle-melting actions, and always a happily ever after!
“Hi,” I tell the receptionist. “I’m here for the intern program?”
The receptionist doesn’t answer at first. She’s too busy staring off at the far corner of the lobby. I follow her gaze, turning to see two men in deep conversation. One, the older one, looks vaguely familiar. The younger one looks angry, and a lot like the older man, and also… well. I can tell why the receptionist is distracted. Because damn, that man is built.
He has to be, what, 6’4”, 6’5”? And all lean muscle, too. Not body-builder huge, but the sort of guy who could unexpectedly lift you single-handedly and drag you in a fireman’s carry to the nearest bed. With those sharp biceps of his, the cut jawline and razor cheekbones over his perfect bow lips, I could imagine a thing or two to do in bed with him.
Just then, as though sensing my gaze—or maybe the receptionist’s—he turns. I catch a glimpse of dark, sharp eyes. The kind of eyes that could pin you in place with one glance, while he went to work spreading your legs open, bending you over a desk…
My cheeks go hot, and I whip around. Somewhere behind me, I catch a distant shout, and then a door slams. Only then does the receptionist tear her eyes away, back to me. She smiles once, apologetically.
“Just spying on the family drama,” she says with a laugh and a little flutter of a sigh that doesn’t convince me. Sure. Drama. That’s why you were eying Mr. Hunky over there like a fresh cut of steak. “That’s Mr. Quint and his son, Jasper,” she clarifies, in response to my blank stare.
Oh. My eyes widen. That’s why the older man looked familiar. Antoine Quint—I’ve seen his photo in about a thousand magazines, usually in those Magnate of the Year type features, but occasionally in the Rich Older Men (And Their Hot Wives) type categories too. With a father like that, and a mother like the bombshell I’ve seen pictured on Antoine’s arm at red carpet photo shoots, it’s no wonder his son—Jasper—is so distracting.
My ARC Review:
This was my first book by Penny Wylder, which was a quick read I really enjoyed! It was hot, sexy, sweet and romantic with a touch of drama and a good storyline.
Jasper is the only son of a car mogul, who is looking to retire and hand over the reigns to his son, but only if he settles down from his playboy ways and finds a wife, otherwise he will be looking to give his empire to his cousins!
Jasper and his assistant come up with a plan to find a wife in time for a big family reunion, who is family won’t approve of, so that he can go back to being single and still run the company. Sounds like a plan – that is until feelings start to get a bit real!
Dee is the new intern at the car company, looking for experience to go on to university, she loves cars, is hard working and sparks fly when she sees Jasper. She is reluctant at first to their fake fiance plan, but with her Walmart look and friendly disposition she tries her best to fit in. Jasper and Dee click, too well – now he wants the family to really like Dee as he has fallen for her for real.
A good story line, plenty of sizzle, the unlikely connection with the characters works well, I enjoyed their banter!! Well worth the read.
About the Author
A USA Today Bestselling author and #1 Amazon bestselling author, Penny Wylder writes what you’d expect– wild romances. Happily Ever Afters are always better when they’re a little dirty, so if you’re looking for a page turner that will make you feel naughty in all the right places, jump right in and leave your panties at the door!
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