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Seducing Cinderella

(Fighting for Love #1)

3.93  ·  Rating details ·  33,442 ratings  ·  1,782 reviews
A sexy category romance from Entangled's Brazen imprint...

He'll teach her the art of seduction... for a price.

Mixed martial arts fighter Reid Andrews’s chance to reclaim his title as light heavyweight champ is shattered when he’s injured only months before the rematch. To make sure he’s healed in time, his trainer sends him to recuperate under a professional’s care—Reid’s
Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 26th 2013 by Entangled Select (first published July 20th 2012)
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4 stars. REVIEW COMPLETED JULY 31, 2012

Wow. What causes window fogging? Read my review and you will get your answer.


Dear Reid,

After I saw your book title I found myself thinking "Seriously?" Don't shoot me now, ok? I'm going to banish my negative thoughts from my brain. See? Done. Now that we're ready to delve into…no, no, I can see your devilish grin already…I don't want to deal with your dirty mind right now…*cough* What did I want to write down actually? I'm babbling and it's entirely you
Jan 01, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Gina L. Maxwell Fans, Brazen Fans, Romance
4 Tried and True, Steam Inducing, Feverish Stars
* * * * Spoiler Free-GRAB QUICK, IT'S FREE!!!
As we develop as people, we learn our likes and dislikes. We learn what type of clothing manufacturers work with our bodies. We try on different styles of outfits, take a look, and see if we feel like ourselves in the reflection.

Sometimes we get comfortable with a perception of ourselves but that may not be how others see us.
Where we see a nondescript, just an ok figure, others may see the perfect way
4 Stars!

Lucie and Reid used to be friends when they were kids. She was the little sister of his best friend, but then she went to college, he went becoming an MMA champion and never saw each other again. Until now.


Now Lucie is a PA and he’s a champion who suffered an injury. Fate decided to put them together as doctor and patient. And everything would be just lovely if she wasn’t in love… with another man. A doctor at the hospital that never looked in her way twice.
So they make a deal: He mo
OH MAN!! I AM CRYING AND SMILING AND DYING!!! This was the most beautiful and most heart pounding story I've read in a long time!! GAHHHHH.....that ending! *wiping away tears* I know nobody can see me...but literally there are tears rolling down my face! Reid..I love you! I love you, I love you, I just freakin love you!!!


****First off, I would like to thank Gina L. Maxwell and her publicist, Jessica for giving me a copy of the book to review! I wouldn’t have melted into a puddle on
❤️ Dorsey aka Wrath Lover Reviews ❤️
Sweet, fun, sexy, & steamy all rolled into one little book!!

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Smitten's Book Blog

Very cute, super steamy, corny but lovable, easy read. That just about sums it up I think.

Reid and Lucie are very likable, inoffensive characters and the plot is simple, light on angst and tension, a little predictable but sweet.

The sex scenes were hot!! Seriously hot! Reid is a professional fighter, sexy, hench, yet he has a softer side, is a closet sculptor and a master at seduction... obviously. He would be wouldn't he?!

Lucie is a geeky, chaotic bookworm with a stunning, sensual sex Goddess h
Kelly| Just Another Horror Reader
Fun, hot little read. Looking forward to more from this writer.
Jul 23, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to ♥Rachel♥ by: Read along with Bethany, Laura, Jenn, JoJo, Brandie, Sara, Angie

Lucie Miller has been pining after her co-worker, Dr. Stephen Mann for years. He’s gorgeous and is “the picture of confidence” which has women swooning all over him. Just when Lucie thinks he’s finally going to ask her on a date, he shatters her by asking for her best friend’s number to ask her out! As she’s crying her new patient shows up. Little does she know that this is Reid Andrews, her brother’s childhood best friend and current MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) champion. At his prodding, Lucie con
Tough Critic Book Reviews
If you like it hot and quick then this is the book for you. Seducing Cinderella will entertain, hit you where it counts, and leave you very "satisfied".

Reid is Lucie's fairy sexmother (he can bibbity bobbity boo me any day). He and Lucie move in together so he can give her lessons on how to seduce her long time crush (insert douche-cough here) in return for her helping him get ready for the fight of his life. A fabulous concept that could have been executed a little better, but hot MMA fighter
Ramona Popescu

You know that time when you don't want complicated? You just want a lazy and lovely book to keep you entertained? I felt exactly like that last week and my wish was granted. I found Seducing Cinderella and it was just what I needed:  a great hero, a funny heroine and a sweet love story with an extra topping of steamy scenes and not complicated plot for my scrambled brain.

So, Reid is a mixed martial art fighter who needs help in fixing an injury he got just weeks before an important match. Who be
❤️Emma Book Lover ❤️
4 Stars

Apparently I 'm in a 2012-2014 rom-coms binge lately. I've missed all this gems back then so I'm making up for it now.

I like this one so much. The story was cute and funny, steamy sometimes and with good chemistry between the main couple. Reid knows Lucie since they were kids, him being her big brother best friend. He is a MMA champion who suffers an injury and needs recovery and Luce is his doctor who is gonna help him get back in shape for his next big fight. The problem is , she loves
Kristin Anders
Jul 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

"Seducing Cinderella" is book 1 of the Fighting for Love series

How are the sex scenes?

Passionate and memorable with emotion that will make you forget to breathe.

How are the story lines?

Entertaining and character driven. Seducing Cinderella constantly revolves around the hero and heroine's relationship.


Reid needs full time physical therapy and Lucie needs Dr. Stephen, her sexy co-worker who's romantic intentions are currently towards Lu's uninterested friend. To achieve their goals, they s
Aestas Book Blog
This was a yummy 3 star read for me.

"Heart. Any fighter can win against any odds if he has more heart than his opponent."

It was short, predictable and more-than-a-little cheesy, but still, it was cute and had a fuzzy HEA.

Reid is a highly successful, smokin' hot MMA fighter. He works hard at his job, is dedicated and right now does not have the time to be injured. Which is what leads him to Lucie. Lucie works as a physical therapist. She's a cute, clumsy bookworm who is utterly infatuated w
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
This book was so fun to read!!! It pretty much pulls you in hook line and sinker from the very beginning. It's steamy, steamy good! Reid is a MAJOR hottie and super smooth. Some of the things that come out of his mouth leave you feeling week in the knees! This book was really sweet and had so many amazing moments in it...I loved it! Can't wait to read more by Gina Maxwell :) ...more
Aug 12, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have a new book boyfriend.... And his name is Reid! Loved the parts with his pov. Tattooed MMA fighter? Yes please! The book was fun and steamy and somewhat predictable at times, but overall a nice quick read I really enjoyed!
Kellie Maddox-Ward
(*Just pretend this tatt is on his right arm and goes up to his neck ok?! Okay ^_^*)

The man redefined Michelangelo’s idea of perfection, making the statue of David look like a flabby wuss. –Lu

Long story short.
Reid and Lucie grew up together as Reid is her brother’s best friend.
They lost touch when Reid becomes a top UFC Fighter.
He’s off his game now that he has a shoulder injury. He needs to get better FAST so he can reclaim his title. He needs one on one physic
~~~~~~~~~~~ 3.5 STARS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This was very sweet. The only hang up I have with this book is an MMA fighter helping a woman with a makeover. Guys in General can express what they like on a woman but picking out a new wardrobe and giving a beautician advice about all the different makeup looks? Unlikely.
Luckily this fantasy spin on an otherwise sweet romance didn't last long! Reid and Lucie were believable as a coupe surprised to fall for each other while hatching out a plan for Lucie to lan
Nov 16, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really liked this one - borrowed it - Thanks Melissa - but would have paid money for it.... Good dialogue, sex, interactions, - did I mention SEX... definitely a good read. Will check out more by this author.
Laura Kaye
Jul 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Seducing Cinderella was a wonderfully fun, often funny, seriously hot book! Reid and Lucie are both likeable, sympathetic, and well-developed characters with a ton of chemistry between them. I love friends to lovers, brother's best friend and childhood crushes turned adult affairs stories, and this one has it all. Add to that a hero who is seriously molten hot while at the same time having a real sweet side, and Seducing Cinderella was an all-around fun, fast-paced read! Definitely recommend! ...more
Dec 11, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sexy-fighters
So sexy and sweet !!! I loved this story !!! It was so relatable for me !!!

I can't wait to review this one !!

Reid ❤❤ seriously.
Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog
4.5 Stars

“Heart. Any fighter can win against any odds if he has more heart than his opponent.”

This was such a charming little story. Yes, it was highly predictable and it went by way to fast for my taste, but that was just peachy with me. Reid was all kinds of sweet and sexy. Who wouldn’t fall in love a tattooed bad ass UFC fighter with a soft side? And Lucie was just adorable.

Oh, Lucie. She’s a very successful Physical Therapist and loves her job. She loves that feeling of helping others.
Sammy Loves Books
What a wonderful spin on the Cinderella fairy tale.


I hate to give any of the plot away other than to say this was a wonderful "friends to lovers" book. Reid is a MMA fighter recovering from an injury. He's sexy as hell and multi talented. He turns to Lucie, an old friend and physical therapist, to help in his recovery.

st. pierre
This was an erotic yet romantic story of a girl learning that Prince Charming wasn't as beautiful on the inside as he appeared on the outside. I loved Reid taking on the role as
JoJo - JJJ (Jo Anna) Janesko
What a great little read. A huge shout out to my Smut Monday girls for asking me to join them in this read along. I am so glad I agreed. This was a really sweet story. I adore Reid and the sweet things he says to Lucie. They made such an awesome couple and thankfully had their happily ever after. Will be looking forward to reading more from this author.
Ruthie Knox
Jul 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Gina Maxwell is a friend of mine, and when I met her she wrote paranormal romance. (She still does, but that's not the point.) Then one day, she sat down to write a contemporary, and bam! she knocked it out of the park! Check out her debut with Entangled's Brazen line if you like humor, great dialogue, hot heroes with a bit a real-world-male edge, and heroines who find their feet and their confidence and start kicking ass. Can't wait for the rest of the installments in Gina's "Fighting for Love" ...more
Jan 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
4 Stars

Reid Andrews, a mixed martial arts fighter need a help to reclaim his belt of therapist Lucie Miller to heal his injury in short time. He made a deal to Lucie she will not refuse. Lucie Miller has a crush on doctor who didn't notice her for so long. She agrred to Reid to help her boost her self confidence and learn how to seduce the doctor she wanted for so long. All went well until Reid want for himself the improvement of Lucie. They grew up together and he is her's brother's bestfriend
Jul 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary
Yes, I know: having an MMA fighter as fashion consultant is kind of funny thing! :D

But the absurdity of that is what made me like this book!

I liked very much how his seduction lessons were made! *wink*

An enjoyable book to read and have a few laughs. Obviously there's the chemistry and sizzling too! *wink*
I would just like to start off by saying, all I want for Christmas is my very own real life Reid. That man defines the word delicious.

Lucie is a physical therapist who is head over heels for a doctor she has worked with for awhile but he just doesn't seem to notice her..Until Reid, who is an MMA fighter, comes to her with an injury he needs worked out before he tries to reclaim his title. He teaches her how to seduce, and in return, she helps him get ready for the big fight...Easy right? Oh so s
This was just a fun read. Thanks to the girls from my Smut Monday group for reading it with me even though I jumped the gun on it. It was that good!

Reid is an MMA champion who needs to get back into shape to take back his title. Lucie just happens to be a kick butt Physical Therapist who he is sent to and is his best friends little sister. You can tell where this will go right? When Reid and Lucie realize they are in a interesting position; him needing to get better fast and Lucie wanting to la
Amy (BW)
Sep 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm gonna go with 4.5 stars on this one.

Seducing Cinderella is one HOT little number. It was a quick read that definitely left you *cough* panting in all the right places. Who knew!? Reid finds himself in need of a Physical Therapist and runs smack dab into his childhood best friend's sister, Lucie. In an effort to speed his recovery and help her get the guy of her dreams, they move in together. The chemistry that instantly sparks between the two is incredible. And do I mean incredible! Whew!
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
I absolutely loved this book, PURE INDULGENCE, a yummy quick read that features a sexy, tattooed bad boy MMA fighter! How could you not….??!!

This story is about Reid and Lucie. I loved both characters. They were really well written. Reid was your typical hard and determined bad boy on the edge however he had this vulnerable side to him too. He was pretty perfect. Lucie was adorably sweet, beautiful and funny yet had the lowest self-esteem possible which affected her daily life.

Their journey beg
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Gina L. Maxwell is a full-time writer, wife, and mother living in the upper Midwest, despite her scathing hatred of snow and cold weather. An avid romance novel addict, she began writing as an alternate way of enjoying the romance stories she loves to read. Her debut novel, Seducing Cinderella, hit both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists in less than four weeks, and she’s been livin ...more

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