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Rules of Engagement

4.18  ·  Rating Details ·  173 Ratings  ·  49 Reviews
Take Valentine’s Day, a wedding and dancing in the moonlight, and what do you get? A sexy solider home on leave getting crazy over a girl all wrong for him… who feels so right.

Gina Mayes doesn’t know what it is about sexy soldier Rico Santiago that makes her start thinking crazy thoughts. Hot sex, that she understands. But the need to play house and make his ever-after a
ebook, 50 pages
Published February 11th 2014 (first published April 3rd 2013)
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Andrea Guy
Do you like to read before bed? Do you not want to stay up all night because you want to finish one last chapter? Well Tawny Weber's quick read, Rules Of Engagement is definitely a great read for before bedtime. (OK maybe slightly before bedtime, because it is pretty steamy)

Rico and Gina are opposites who have known each other for awhile, he's her bff's brother. He's a soldier and looking for a 50s kinda gal. Gina is anything but.

The fun part is how they click at the wedding, and how they really
Jul 09, 2016 Debra rated it it was amazing
At a traditional Valentine's Day wedding two unlikely people are attracted to each other. Rico, a Navy Seal and Gino, his sisters assistant into Goth, are thinking the same thing about marriage, yet neither believes they are right for each other. Oh how wrong they are! The passion between this couple is nothing short of explosive... I would highly recommend this sexy novella. Ms. Weber is the absolute best at writing about Navy SEALs and the women they love.
Roslynn Pieters
Nov 24, 2016 Roslynn Pieters rated it really liked it
I wish there were more of a story
Oct 19, 2016 Becki rated it really liked it
Rules of Engagement

This was a nice short romantic book. Not too much military in the book, only that it was his job. But they find that opposites aren't really so different.
Oct 16, 2016 Janet rated it liked it
Sweet promises

I really enjoyed this novella by Tawny Weber. It's my favorite scenario of two people at a wedding finding they have a connection and the possibility of a future. Where else but at a wedding do you feel there is hope for a lasting relationship?
Connie Felkins
Sep 30, 2016 Connie Felkins rated it really liked it
Great read

A seal with a dream that he thought he wanted. A girl with a dream that felt destined to never happen because the world labeled her different. What happens when the dreams intertwine? They become a life.
Sep 24, 2016 Rachel rated it liked it
Short and sexy little read. I liked it!
Andrea Akers
Sep 17, 2016 Andrea Akers rated it it was amazing

Short story about Sophia's brother and her assistant getting to know one w one another. Will Rico and Gina find their Her?
Feb 16, 2014 Yazmin rated it really liked it
In Rules of Engagement by Tawny Weber, Gina Meyers knows that no man wants anything permanent with her. She is different, more outspoken and in your face, but that doesn’t mean that she doesn’t want marriage and kids and the whole homes and white picket fence, even if her fence would not be white but different colors and different from the others. But that’s the way she is.

She understands hot sex, but since she has been crushing on Rico Santiago, her best friend’s brother for a long time now, sh
Kathy Osborn
Aug 06, 2016 Kathy Osborn rated it it was amazing
In this novella Tawny brings you a love story that will satisfy any afternoon delight.
In this Seal story we meet Rico, who is his sister's (Sophia) best man, while Gina is Sophia's maid of honor. Rico is a Seal, brought up to one day settle down with the right woman and a house with a picket fence as set out in his rules of engagement. Whereas Gina has a free spirit approach to life and doesn't think twice about it. Gina has been in love with Rico for years but knows she wasn't his type.

One ch
Becky Claxon
Jul 20, 2016 Becky Claxon rated it it was amazing
Tawny Weber is one of my favorite authors, especially her Seal stories. I enjoyed this novella, but always wish for more! Gina Mayes is the maid of honor for her good friend and boss, Sophia Santiago. Rico Santiago is Sophia's brother and the best man at his sister's wedding. Gina is a free spirit who has black hair with red in it. She could be known as a goth girl. She is not afraid to express herself and doesn't worry what others think. She has been in love with Rico for a few years, but has ...more
Feb 13, 2014 Cathy rated it it was amazing
A Valentine's Day wedding is the setting for Tawny's newest release for tomorrow. I highly recommend this read. This is a short novella that can be read as a stand-a-lone book, and is very hot! Gina Mayes is the Maid of Honor and Rico Santiago is Best Man for his sister and close friend's wedding. Gina is way out there in left field (his sister, Sophia's, assistant at an art gallery. She has black and red hair, sassy, mouthy, smart, and very interesting to Rico. At one time she would have been ...more
Jul 17, 2016 Cheri rated it it was amazing
Rico's mission: get his sister married to a man he knows can take care of her and love her as she deserves: accomplished. Next mission: find his own wife, traditional, maternal, and one he can leave and deal with his career until he returns. Not Gina. His sister's partner in her erotic art gallery is hardly that woman. She's feisty—not acquiescent—wild hair, dress and attitude—not PTA normal—and hot as Hades—not sweet wifely. So why can't he take his eyes off of her at the wedding and reception? ...more
Monique Daoust
Feb 12, 2014 Monique Daoust rated it it was amazing
A wedding reception on Valentine's Day is the setting for this sweet and sexy novella featuring an unlikely couple. Ms. Weber's talent is such that she is able to paint well-defined characters in a modern-day fairy tale that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. If you don't have much time, need a little romance to brighten up your day or you crave a little dessert with zero calories, don't hesitate to grab this quick read. A little delight that is not to be missed. There is a tiny problem ...more
Feb 16, 2014 Fedora rated it really liked it
This read is sweet, spicy, and satisfying, just like its heroine, Gina Mayes. She's self aware enough to know she's not cut out to be a Stepford wife, even if she's got a thing for Rico Santiago, the brother of her best friend and someone who just about screams "looking for gorgeous, traditional woman"... So she's not just surprised, she's stunned when Rico not only can't take his eyes off her at said friend's wedding, he seems ready to make a move on her. It has her wondering if she's dreaming. ...more
Christine Croke
Aug 08, 2016 Christine Croke rated it it was amazing
What a read!! Looking for hot Navy Seal romance with feeling? Tawny Weber's books are what you need. The characters are thoroughly fleshed out and engaging. The hot, sexy, scenes will make you sweat. Rocco, like any typical male, thinks he knows what he wants in a woman. He finds out how wrong he was. Gina has a wild style but all she wants is to be loved and have a family. Can the two come together? A must read!

I was given this e-book by the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. My con
Feb 21, 2014 Helen rated it it was amazing
This is a great hot steamy and sensual read Gina is a wild girl tattooed and with brightly coloured hair not someone most guys want a forever with or so she thinks at the wedding of her best friend Sophia Gina is drawn to Sophia's brother Rico who is a military man and a hot guy she has had a crush on Rico for some time but she knows Rico is looking for a quiet bidable wife very unlike Gina but Rico is drawn to Gina and things get hot at the reception and he must convince Gina that she is just ...more
Feb 17, 2014 Tonya rated it it was amazing
This is a short, but Sweet & Sexy novella starring Rico Santiago (brother of Sophia from Breaking the Rules) and Sophia's best friend and coworker Gina. The story stands alone on it's own, but if you've read Breaking the Rules, you'll really enjoy revisiting the ever quirky Gina and hot,hot,hot Rico. These two people shouldn't make any sense together because they're total opposites, but the unexplainable attraction to each other makes this sizzling read. Ms Weber sure knows how to get the ...more
Jun 17, 2016 2kasmom rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gina has had the hots for her best friends brother Rico. She knows she is not his type. She also knows she cannot change the way she feels. She has tried.

Rico, thought he wanted someone more proper. Thought that a more staid and calm woman was what he was after for the forever. Gina kind of surprised him. One touch and all bets were off.

This is just a sweet and sassy short story. The characters banter is great. The heat is amazing. Beware the sparks! They are a flyin'.

***This ARC copy was given
Jun 25, 2016 April rated it really liked it
Rules of Engagement is definitely a fast fun story. I love that Gina is unique and won't settle for being cookie cutter. Of course Rico thinks she's attractive but she doesn't fit his " rules of engagement" that he has set out. But we all know how things can seem perfect on paper but a relationship needs that spark and boy do these two have sparks flying all over the place! I enjoyed this short story and if your looking for a quick, fun, flirty read then I think you just might enjoy it too.
Renee Entress from Renee Entress's Blog
This is a short novella. Navy Seal Rico Santiago is attending his sister’s wedding (Her book is Breaking The Rules). He knows exactly what he wants in a woman and Gina is not it. She is outspoken and Goth like. When at the wedding he decides the attraction is to mush to keep fighting they come together. Can he change his plan for the future and try a relationship with Gina or it this a one-time thing?
Feb 15, 2014 Laura rated it it was amazing
This is a short sexy novella. The main characters are Rico a Navy Seal and Gina, this is a follow up story from Breaking the Rules. I love the heat between Rico and Gina, and can't wait to read more of their story. This may be a short story but it is a great and definitely leaves you wanting a lot more!

A Review copy was provided to me in exchange for a fair and honest review. The free book held no determination on my personal review.

Nicole Smith
Feb 13, 2014 Nicole Smith rated it really liked it
It's a hot little read. It's perfect for a lunch break, but make sure you have a cold drink to cool you off. Trust me you'll need it. This comes out just in time for Valentine's day. Rico has this idea in his head of the prefect wife, but Gina is going to smash that illusion into pieces. Gina isn't what people would call normal. She's just herself, but it sometimes turns people off. Will Rico open his eyes to what's right in front of him or will he let Gina slip through his sexy SEAL hands.
Jul 19, 2016 Jacky rated it liked it
Very short story

This was a really fast read. It was interesting, but it ended so quickly, I just felt frustrated. Rico and Gina had real chemistry. I wanted so much more. I wanted to know more about Gina, their relationships with other people, what happened after Valentine's Day, etc.

It just wasn't enough.
Jul 29, 2016 Misty rated it it was amazing
He's all she ever wanted but never thought she'd have. She's the opposite of what he thinks he needs. Sparks fly as they come together. And Mr. Right now just might be forever.

Awesome short!! Great characterization, especially for a short. I was captivated from the first and can't wait for more!
Jul 16, 2016 KimberlyDawn rated it it was amazing
This is a short, sexy read. Rico is attending his sister's wedding, which happens to be on Valentine's Day. Gina is his sister's best friend and co-worker. Gina has been harboring a secret desire for Rico. Rico is on a mission to find his perfect wife. Rico never consciously considered Gina as wife material, but then things heat up between them after the wedding ceremony. Definitely a must-read!!
Jul 26, 2016 Kristy rated it really liked it
A quick, spicy read from Tawny Weber. Have a thing for your best friend's brother, but he always looks at you with distain? CHECK. Hot, sexy encounter in the garden? CHECK. Set up for a happily ever after? CHECK. Rules of Engagement was a short novella about Gina, who secretly wants the white picket fence, and Rico, who always thought he wanted the perfect family. A great one-sitting story.
Bette Hansen
Feb 12, 2014 Bette Hansen rated it it was amazing
Loved this incredible short story. Perfect lunchtime read. Rico thought he knew exactly what kind of woman he wanted to settle down with but the heart wants what the heart wants and Gina is what his heart wants! The only bad thing about this book is it was too short! I want more Rico and Gina. Highly recommended.
Mary Lynde
Jul 20, 2016 Mary Lynde rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A classic opposites attract story with him being the straight laced soldier, and her being the wild goth girl. The characters are sweet and interesting, the storyline is romantic.
Jul 20, 2016 Dawn rated it really liked it
This sexy novella is definitely worth the read because Tawny Weber knows how to write a sexy military man.
Gina and Rico have known each other for years, but have never acted on their mutual attraction. Now, a wedding encounter could make all their dreams come true.
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New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling author of more than forty books, Tawny Weber loves writing about sexy heroes, most notably her popular Navy SEALs series. Her sassy, emotional romances are filled with men dedicated to being the best—and women determined to have the best. Tawny credits her ex-military alpha husband for inspiration in her writing, and in her life. The recipient of numerous ...more
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