Somehow and Some Way (Billionaire Builders #2.5) by Jennifer Probst #BookReview #Excerpt
Somehow, Some Way
May 30, 2017
When a book opens with a quote from David Allen Coe, well that’s a statement in itself.
Charlotte Grayson is a woman unconcerned with personal appearance or male-dominated protocol, so she really doesn’t get along with the Pierce Brothers’ architect, Brady Heart, and he returns the sentiment with interest.
He liked surface image. Polished women, with graceful manners. Word spread quickly around the office he only dated women who were soft spoken, well mannered, and let him lead in every way. The thought made Charlie shiver with loathing.
Brady seems to be Charlie’s complete opposite in every way. I gotta say, at the start of the book, he definitely wasn’t my type, all controlling and stuffy. But there is something seriously sexy about a man confident on the dance floor, and that’s all it took for Brady to win me over as thoroughly as he did Charlie. The connection between Brady and Charlie blossoms right along with the house they’re renovating, and they become better versions of themselves along the way.
The Billionaire Builders series pairs up strong, determined men with saucy, capable women, and the battle of wills between Brady and Charlotte is epic—both at work and in the bedroom. Their chemistry is just as big, and their romance is heart-warming. Don’t give up on Brady in the first half of the book. *wink*
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© Copyright 2017 Jennifer Prost
“I’m already working my ass off for you.”
“No, your list. For what you want in a woman. Have you graduated to date four yet?”
Irritation skittered across his features. She tried to tamp down her delight. “Not yet.” She waited him out, learning he liked to space out his responses. “I’m seeing her again this Friday,” he added grudgingly.
“Ooh, exciting. Okay, so tell me what floats your boat, Casanova.”
He shuddered. “God, please don’t call me that. Or talk like that.”
“Sorry, I forget you’re a bit high class.”
“No, I just speak proper English.”
He looked away but she caught the edge of a grin. He’d be loath to admit it, but she made him laugh. And from what she’d seen, this man desperately needed someone to balance all that seriousness. It must be exhausting.
“Fine. What do you want to know?”
She practically clapped her hands with glee. “The same question I answered. Tell me the traits in your perfect woman.”
His arms flexed as he worked the hammer, and her gaze snagged on the lean, sinewy muscles under gorgeous brown skin. Wood chips and dust clung to his figure but it only added to his attractiveness, giving a sense of ruggedness to his normal poised elegance. Yes, women would definitely seek him out for his appearance alone, but she wondered how many stayed after they got a dose of his attitude. He must be on his best behavior to trick them.
“I don’t know why you’re interested in this,” he muttered.
“Tit for tat.”
“It’s simple, really. I know exactly what I’m looking for. I’m ready to get married and have a family.”
“Yes. My future wife will have a few core qualities that I won’t compromise on. Loyalty, honesty, and dual respect are at the top.”
She cocked her head, studying him. He’d managed to surprise her. “Very thoughtful. Excellent choices.”
“So glad you approve. I need a certain amount of intellectual stimulation, as I’m sure she will, so she cannot be just a pretty face.”
Huh. Maybe she’d been wrong about him. So far, she wholeheartedly agreed with his choices.
“Can’t argue with those.”
“I don’t need laugh-out-loud funny, but a sense of humor helps get you through hard times.”
“And then she needs to obey, of course.”
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Somehow, Some Way by Jennifer Probst
Series: Billionaire Builders #2.5
on May 30, 2017
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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Bolivar Randy Heart (aka Brady) knows exactly what he wants next in life: the perfect wife. Raised in a strict traditional family household, he seeks a woman who is sweet, conservative, and eager to settle down. With his well-known protective and dominant streak, he needs a woman to offer him balance in a world where he relishes control.
Too bad the newly hired, gorgeous, rehab addict is blasting through all his preconceptions and wrecking his ideals…one nail at a time…
Charlotte Grayson knows who she is and refuses to apologize. Growing up poor made her appreciate the simple things in life, and her new job at Pierce Brothers Construction is perfect to help her carve out a career in renovating houses. When an opportunity to transform a dilapidated house in a dangerous neighborhood pops up, she goes in full throttle. Unfortunately, she’s forced to work with the firm’s sexy architect who’s driving her crazy with his archaic views on women.
Too bad he’s beginning to tempt her to take a chance on more than just work…one stroke at a time…
Somehow, some way, they need to work together to renovate a house without killing each other…or surrendering to the white-hot chemistry knocking at the front door.
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