Friday, 16 May 2014

Blog Tour: The Bad Boy Billionaire: What a Girl Wants by Maya Rodale; Review +Giveaway

The Bad Boy Billionaire: What a Girl Wants
Author- Maya Rodale
Publisher: Avon Impulse
Release Date:13 May 2014

The third installment of a sexy, whirlwind romance about a modern day heroine writing historical romance novels based on her romantic misadventures with the bad boy billionaire.

Jane Sparks had it all…almost.

Everyone knew that Jane Sparks had been dumped by her high school sweetheart and fired from her job, which is why she was really looking forward to attending her high school reunion as a successful romance novelist with her hot billionaire boyfriend as her date. But a violent encounter with her ex-boyfriend changed everything.

Duke Austen was the luckiest guy in town…almost

Duke Austen is a blue-eyed charmer with a bad boy reputation and ambitious plans for his future-after two failed startups, this tech entrepreneur is about to celebrate the $20 billion IPO of his company-but it no longer matters when the woman he loves has been hurt. Stranded in his apartment during a hurricane without powerless, they must rebuild their trust…and fall in love all over again.

Just when they have it all figured out, Jane and Duke are forced to decide what matters more: facing her past or celebrating his successful future.
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The Bad Boys & Wallflowers Series

The Bad Boys & Wallflowers Series features a modern-day heroine, Jane Sparks, who writes historical romance novels based on her romantic misadventures with Duke Austen, a tech entrepreneur better known as the Bad Boy Billionaire. The series include Jane & Duke’s love story (the Bad Boy Billionaire novellas) and the romance novels Jane “writes” about three Regency era Wallflowers. Imagine if Bridget Jones was writing Pride and Prejudice…

Order to be read:
The Wicked Wallflower (Bad Boys & Wallflowers #1)
A Bad Boy Billionaire’s Wicked Arrangement (Bad Boys & Wallflowers Novella #1)
Wallflower Gone Wild (Bad Boys & Wallflowers #2)
The Bad Boy Billionaire’s Girl Gone Wild (Bad Boys & Wallflowers Novella #2)
The Bad Boy Billionaire: What a Girl Wants (Bad Boys & Wallflowers Novella #3)
What a Wallflower Wants (Bad Boys & Wallflowers #3)


This was a perfect way to conclude the modern side of the Bad Boys and Wallflowers series!

Jane and Duke don't have an easy ride to their HEA in this final installment. Their future is looking bright, even if writer's block has hit Jane as she struggles to find inspiration for her third Wallflower book. Unfortunately, inspiration strikes in a heart breaking way. Duke and Jane's love is tested as she struggles to come to terms with what happened to her, but it also shows you what a strong connection Duke and Jane have for each other. 
This theme of violence against women is also explored in the third Wallflower book, What a Wallflower Wants, for Prudence's story. 

I'm always surprised by how much I enjoy the way Maya Rodale intertwines the modern and historical books in this series, and this book is no exception.
In a short amount of time you find yourself feeling the full gamut of emotions. I cried a lot and for different reasons, and I laughed. By the end I was so happy that I squealed. Yep,this book made me happy-squeal- it doesn't happen often!

Overall, you're missing out if you haven't started this yet. You need to read the previous two installments before reading this one, but it's so worth it. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go and catch up with the historicals!

*I received a review copy from the publisher, via Edelweiss, for my honest opinion. Thank you!

About the Author

Maya Rodale began reading romance novels in college at her mother’s insistence and it wasn’t long before she was writing her own. Maya is now the author of multiple Regency historical romances. She lives in New York City with her darling dog and a rogue of her own.

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