The Billionaire Game #1 by Lila Monroe
Released: May 4, 2015
Genre: Erotic romance
Publisher: Supernova Publishing
Reviewed by Sarah
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Sexy playboy billionaire Asher Young goes through girlfriends like he goes through bottles of Moët. I would know — he brings them all to get fitted for my luxury lingerie designs. I guess that's one way to avoid awkward conversations when they find another girl’s panties in his Maserati.
Now he has a proposition for me: he’ll invest in my design business, and I’ll finally open the boutique of my dreams.
There’s just one problem: I can’t stop kissing him. And he looks REALLY good naked.
Make that two problems….
The synopsis sounds fun and hot but this first book didn’t really meet those expectations. We have Asher who is definitely this strange and somewhat irritating mix of playboy with hidden nerd boy underneath. Our heroine Kate, like Asher, she has a mix of personality traits; hardworking, self-doubting, sometimes a bit flighty. After getting abruptly fired from her friend’s company, without said friend’s knowledge, she finds herself ready to make the leap and start a lingerie company. With initial investments being her biggest problem, she finds herself in a predicament where suddenly Asher is offering up both his wallet and expertise.
I wanted to like this one but I found it to be just okay. It’s a quick read but it does feel like you don’t know where the plot is going but wherever that is it’s not what is written in the summary. There is not much sexual tension between the two main characters; they mostly bicker with a seeming predication of a love/hate relationship. I would love to have more details on Kate. I don’t know her general age or much background, it’s possible this was alluded to in The Billionaire Bargain trilogy which I haven’t read. I do have somewhat an issue where the dialogue does not seem to coalesce with the knowledge that these people run in wealthy circles. Sadly I didn’t find a connection to this first book but knowing this is the first in a trilogy I am trying to keep an open mind to what could come.
Rating: 2.5 Stars
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I have a large appetite for books with pensive alpha males. I tend to lean towards erotica and contemporary romance. I am completely addicted to my Kindle and feel naked when it’s not with me. If you have any recommendations, feel free to email them. I’m a single-ish woman with two crazy dogs. I also love football and basketball. Living in Oklahoma City, my teams are the Thunder and Sooners.