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Most Eligible Bachelor (Men of Distinction, #1)

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Magazine columnist Chantelle Sah doesn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day—not since her fiancé’s betrayal three years ago. After botching her first assignment as a feature writer, she’s more than willing to put in a hard day’s work this Valentine’s Day; even if it means going on a date with gorgeous construction Tycoon, Lord McKenzie, and opening herself to an onslaught of all ...more
ebook, 181 pages
Published February 3rd 2012 by Evernight Publishing (first published February 2nd 2012)
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When I first noticed the book I totally sighed because I’ve seen this plot a hundred times. I took a chance though for the simple fact that it takes place in Africa and that really intrigued me. However, while I really did enjoy the book there is a lot of typical plot. Sadly, it did lack originality until you get to the characters. Don’t get me wrong you have the typical egotistical, handsome, leading man and well Chantelle is every bit the
Amaka Azie
Aug 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Lovely sweet love story with a satisfying ending. My only peeve is that the location of the story is ambiguous. I wanted to see more of the Ghanaian culture to make the story richer. The writer didn't show this in detail. In fact, I was surprised when I eventually discovered the story was set in Africa. Would have been 5 starts is a little of the African culture was demonstrated
Oluwakemi Babalola
Feb 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Most Eligible Bachelor is one of the most enjoyable books I have read in a while. Set in Ghana, the story of Chantelle and Lord is most engaging; from their first encounter in the nightclub and throughout their various interactions in the book. The love scene (in the same nightclub and YES at their first encounter, lol) was hot enough for the storyline and the chemistry between the two characters flowed wonderfully throughout the novel. Empi's style of writing is unfussy and she captures your ...more
While I really did enjoy the book there is a lot of typical plot. Sadly, it did lack originality until you get to the characters. I really wish the author had taken a little more time on the details. The plot could have been slowed down and a lot more been put into the fact that this book is placed in Africa and not just any Africa but a thriving Africa. We so rarely see this that it would have added flavor to the book to have expanded on it. All together though this was an enjoyable chocolate ...more
Dec 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
This was a beautiful story. I loved how Lord has always gotten the woman he wanted until the only woman he wanted didn't want him. Chantelle had been hurt badly by her ex. She was deceived in the worst way. And when it seems Lord deceives her as well, she runs. I loved this story and how it took both of them to work through everything.
Feb 13, 2016 marked it as dropped-and-skimmed
DNF at 54%

Note: I won an e-copy of this book from the author. Honest thoughts follow.

Starts out nicely enough but goes into a kind of coma soon after. Sure, the interview setup isn't a favorite, but there've been times it works for me. Rarely, but still. So, really, I wouldn't have minded continuing, but the hero is impossible for me to read any further. At the very least, this would definitely end up a 1-star read for me even if he gets redeemed at the end, and I'd rather just move on now.

Zrinka Jelic
Feb 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I trully enjoyed reading this book. Empi really brought the romance jump off the page. Though I thought their lovemaking came fast too fast for my liking, they barely met for business, it all worked out in the end. Chantelle is a very hard to get woman that comes across Lord who media portrayed as a playboy and who didn't do a damn thing to stop those picutres in the tabloids and gossip. He just let everyone have a field day guessing who is his next lady of the day. While he planned to get to ...more
Nana Prah
Nov 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved Most Eligible Bachelor by Empi Baryeh. When I say love I say it with a glazed look in my eyes because I’m besotted. First of all it’s set in Ghana and that was unique to me because it wasn’t the typical Ghanaian novel. This was a wonderfully written romance novel, whose setting happened to be in Ghana. It’s an engaging book that made me laugh, want to dance, and had me developing a crush on the hero.
Jan 23, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5* out of 5*

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Empi Baryeh is the award-winning author of Most Eligible Bachelor (Book of the year - 2017 Ufere Awards). She writes sweet and sensual African, multicultural and interracial romance, which happens to be her favourite genres of romance to read. Her interest in writing started around the age of thirteen after she stumbled upon a YA story her sister had started and abandoned. The story fascinated her ...more