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Easy Love

(Boudreaux #1)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  16,325 ratings  ·  1,194 reviews
Eli Boudreaux’s family has built ships and boats in Louisiana for generations. He comes from a hard working, wealthy family and his empire is growing by leaps and bounds. At thirty, he is the youngest CEO to ever head Bayou Enterprises, co-chairing with his eldest brother. His head for business and his no-nonsense work ethic is also quickly making him the best the company ...more
Kindle Edition, 246 pages
Published March 3rd 2015 by Ampersand Publishing (first published February 18th 2015)
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'Easy Love' had been sitting on my Audible shelf for a long time. Finally, I decided on a whim to give it a listen. Although it isn't a life-changing, epic type of story, it ended up being a pretty good one. If you're looking for a sweet and predictable type of love story, this a nice choice.

The Boudreaux family owns a successful business in New Orleans. When they discover that somebody is stealing from them, they decide to hire somebody to investigate. Who better than a family friend that they
Dec 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
4 Sweet Stars.

Kate was just asked by her best-friend from college, to go work undercover to her family company and find who is stealing money from them. It’s her job and she’s damn good at it.
Eli is the older brother and the CEO of the company. He’s good as this job and closed off to every other aspect of his life. He’s attached to some weird sense of loyalty to the company, and despite his playboy ways he never settled because work is his love.
When they met, immediately something happens bet
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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Eli Boudreaux’s family has built ships and boats in Louisiana for generations. He comes from a hard working, wealthy family and his empire is growing by leaps and bounds. At thirty, he is the youngest CEO to ever head Bayou Enterprises, co-chairing with his eldest brother. His head for business and his no-nonsense work ethic is also quickly making him the best the company has seen in gen
Sleepless Readmore
Jan 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2015
4.25 #TakeMeToOrleans STARS
You can live in any city of America
New Orleans is the only city
that lives in YOU
.. on that note ELI, I'll meet you at the FRENCH QUARTER!!

Eli and Kate .. ♥


It started with a whisper
And that was when I kissed her .. ►♫


"She scares the fuck out of me."
"Now we're getting somewhere."
His lips quirk. "If she didn't scare you a little,
she wouldn't be the one for you."


You made the man
who's incapable of love
fall in love with you .."


Kristen Proby .. I swear I don't even
Mar 03, 2015 rated it liked it

At thirty Eli Boudreaux is the youngest CEO to ever head Bayou Enterprises. One of his brothers, Beau and one of his sisters, Savannah work with him, the other siblings having other businesses. Eli is a workaholic, he has never been married and occasionally hooks-up with different women. Needless to say he’s a little bit of a manwhore. His life is his company, so when he finds out someone has been stealing money he’s ready to do anything to find the employee who betrayed his trust. His sister, S
Mar 06, 2015 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Kristen Proby Fans, With Me Fans
3.5 From Seattle to New Orleans with Love Stars
* * * 1/2 Spoiler Free -Limited Time FREE
This is a spinoff from the successful With Me in Seattle series by Kristen Proby. With all of the extended families from the previous books, we have another new family, the Boudreaux's. They are colorful, loving and determined to carry on their father's traditions.

In this series we have the primary story of Kate and Eli. Kate is a forensic accountant able to trace how funds are stolen from companies by thei
~ Becs ~
Sometimes, the only thing that will do is a Kristen Proby hero.

Le Sigh! Great start to a new series with a great host of characters waiting to find their forever guy or gal and a fabulous sense of camaraderie that makes the reader just want to be part of it all.

Great 4.5 star contemp romance
re-read 9/2/2016


"You're in love with her?"
"I love her so much I can't breathe."

"You are so special Kate.So beautiful.I'm going to miss you everyday.
You made the man who's incapable of love fall in love with you."

I loved Eli&Kate and they are the best couple so far in the Broudreaux family!
They were sweet and funny...AnD A HELL OF A COUPLE!!!
This story is about Eli who has devoted himself on work and doesn't have time for anything else..
Hannah G
Apr 17, 2017 rated it it was ok
I'm rating this book 2.25 stars. I didn't like this at all. I first wanna say that this book didn't really hold my interest. I kept thinking about others things while reading this and it just didn't work for me. This whole book was sub par. The characters were okay but most of them were below average. And, also the pace of this book was too slow. I realize that this review is in the minority and I have no idea why. This book just lacks so many things needed for a romance book. First of all the r ...more
Lyndy Ann ♫
I have fallen in love with the Boudreaux siblings already after only Eli's story, I love the way Kristen writes the family gatherings, how close the family are and the hilarious banter between brothers and sisters how they tease each other and how cute is little Sam.

Eli Boudreaux is a workaholic all he does is work, go to the gym, spend time with his family and has one night stands when he feels the urge. Until one day Kate O’Shaughnessy walks into his office and Eli's life changes.

Kate O’Shaugh
Claire Robinson
4 - I am enough the way I am..., Stars!

If you have read the authors With Me series you’ll know exactly what you are getting with this one, because we have essentially moved from Seattle (where the aforementioned is set) to New Orleans, which is where the Boudreaux Family resides. As with the Montgomery family in Seattle, the Boudreaux’s are a large clan, with lots of friends and extended family that will likely play a part in the future books.

Six siblings, all in their twenties and thirties,
Stacey is Sassy
Easy listening...

Every workday morning, I get on my train to go to work and I find a little corner to hide in. I never sit as there's this great little spot, right beside the door, with a pole to hang onto and a window to look out and watch the world go by. I can turn my back on the other passengers, feel like I'm alone and forget my fellow travellers are even there.


My Bluetooth failed, blasting what I'm listening to right as Sebastian York in his oh so sexy voice describes being balls d
L*Take Me To My HEA*
B..b..but I thought the hero was supposed to be a player and a bit of an asshole? He seemed too nice. I was waiting the jerk-side to come out and play. But, nada. Oh, well.

Kelli C
4.25 Easy to Love Stars!

One thing is for sure, Kristen Proby can pull me out of a book funk any day of the week! I adored her With Me series and knowing she has started a new one with catchy story lines and likeable characters makes me a happy gal!

Easy Love takes the reader down south! In the heard of New Orleans is the Boudreaux Family. The men are sexy and the women are strong. They are a family united and this book introduces the first family member with Eli Boudreaux as he learns the true me
Apr 25, 2015 rated it it was ok

I wasn't impressed with this book. The romance was good but the plot was too weak.

This book was amazeballs I luvd it

Kate is a very strong woman an knows what she wants she is great in her job when her college friend an bff Savannah asks 4 her help Kate doesn't hesitate when she gets there she is met by the very handsome Eli an God is that man sexy when she sees him she is shocked she as met a lot of Savannah's family but not Eli she would of remembered him Kate does know about Eli that he is a womanizer an a cocky shit so she does have a guard up even a lil when Eli sees
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4 “Bad idea” “words” “I’ve adjusted my sails.” Kisses

I absolutely adore Kristen Proby's books with an unending passion. Everything about her novels is why I love romance so much…I cannot explain the hypnotic powers they have over me…and when I heard she was coming out with a new series…I totally did a happy dance. Easy Love is just another notch in Kristen’s belt for books that completely sucked me in…I devoured this baby…read it in 24 hours because I could
Mar 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mine, 3-5-stars, gr2017

2019 Re-read

How did I read this so wrong before?? Sure it was sweet but I really didn't like Eli and his playboy reputation, how he recalled all the lovely sexual things the women in his little black book did to him in the past. Ugh, what an ass. So yeah, he pretty much ruined this book for me.

Original review.

She’s the reason I’ve come alive.

Eli Boudreaux comes from a hardworking family, although he likes to take it to the extreme, working twenty hours a day, determined to make their fam

NAT.orious reads ☾
2.5 not so easily loving ★★✬✩✩
This book is for you if… you do not tend to listen to recommendations of people who have some requirements for their reads in the Romance area. In this case, you can go ahead and be bored out of your mind.

This was mildly entertaining if I'm being very generous. I had a busy day running errands with public transport so I just spent the time travelling with this e-book. I didn't really like or dislike it enough to put the effort for a proper review in
S.M. West
Oct 22, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Oooh Eli! And Sebastian York's voice with his N'awlins accent, oh my! Panty dropping!
This was a fun read. I'm looking forward to more of these Bourdreaux!
Mar 09, 2015 rated it did not like it
I'm sorry, but I don't understand how it is possible for this book to have such a high rating. Writing may be ok but the storyline is under-average and totally overused. I mean - he's rich, she is working for him. He has a commitment issues (but naturally commits pretty quick to the heroine - like, on page 10) and she has a dark past. They meet, they start having hot sex, hero gets jealous from time to time and that is pretty much all the angst we get. Easy Love, indeed. No big drama 90 % of the ...more
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Really good start to this series. I loved Eli and his Cajun accent. Great introduction to all of the characters. Sexy sweet romance. I definitely will be reading the rest.

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Dec 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: crazy-rich
Currently FREE! And the next two books are on sale :)

Feb 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
“I fell into such an easy love with you, I didn’t even realize it was happening until one day, it was everything.”

4 sweet and sexy stars.

As much as I enjoy a book that offers me something different, sometimes I love slipping into the familiar and just soaking up an easy read, and that is exactly what Kristen Proby offers. If you’re a fan of Kristen’s With Me in Seattle series, then you’ll know what to expect from this book – a fast paced, fun, sexy and romantic story that is mostly functional wi
Oct 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
All time favorite for the year! (I'm gonna have trouble actually sitting down and coming up with a list because I've said this for at least 12 books already this year). I listened to this as an audiobook and couldn't be more glad I did so. I listen to them on my way to work and I cannot tell you the amount of time I started grinning like an idiot, laughing my butt off, or start talking to myself about the book. I seriously cannot process how much I LOVED this book! I'm hoping and praying the aut ...more
Jan 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
This book reminds me of bella andre books. But this one is much better. The characters are more alove and more in depth. I wish there is more epiloque. But leave it like that is also ok.

Kate is a sassy as hell. She is like a wild cat. I actually want to see more of her past trauma affecting her. Eli is gorgeous and handsome. A alpha male. The story is light and somehow enough to support development of the characters. The secondary characters also fun. Especially eli siblings. I love to see how
3.5-Let's see... stars
a)I love the NOLA, excitingly called The Big Easy, as I remember it.
b)A hero with a New 'Auwlins accent- he's big--and easy to lust after? Sign me up!
c) I'm in for a temporary 2-hr-romance-fix full of night walks in the French quarter and sweet boutiques reminiscent of Creole sophistication and good ole Southern sass.

Okay, so I got an alright amount of those elements above; I got some plot & seedlings for subsequent plots. I even got a love story involving a cheeky fem
Feb 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
My Review

It's official. I LOVE Kristen's family sagas

Easy Love is everything I have come to treasure about Kristen's books. I love her sweet, sassy, and sexy sagas, and Easy Love does not disappoint!

I loved Eli, he was just SO BOSSY that I started referring to him as Mr. Bossy Pants.


I wouldn't tell him no. I didn't mind his bossiness AT ALL. It was a turn on. Eli had me all 

Kate was a spitfire who may have been a bit intimidated by Eli at firs

Lover of Romance
Dec 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
This review was originally posted on Addicted To Romance

In Easy Love we have the starting story of the Boudreaux family, a mysterious Eli and Kate who come together to solve a mystery of thievery only to stumble across love instead....

Easy Love was a story that I was unsure if I would like it or not. But I have to say that the narrators of this story were brilliant. They both did such a fantastic job. Of course, we have Sebastian York as the male lead and Rachel Fulginiti as the female lead that
Okay, so I know I was complaining a lot in my updates, but this is actually quite readable, if a little bit cheesy. But not too much. I'd say it hits below everyone's cheesiness tolerance level.

ETA: I was in the check out line in the supermarket, when it occurred to me (view spoiler)
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Kristen was born and raised in a small resort town in her beloved Montana. In her mid-twenties, she decided to stretch her wings and move to the Pacific Northwest, where she made her home for more than a dozen years.

During that time, Kristen wrote many romance novels and joined organizations such as RWA and other small writing groups. She spent countless hours in workshops, and more mornings than

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