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Because I Love You

(Forever Love #6)

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Leah Bayard doesn’t have time for a relationship. She's an up and comingsecurities attorney with one thing on her mind: her career. But when she meets Tristan Ward, the gorgeous Brit, who is in line to become the CFO of her brother's tech startup, Reliance Software, Leah decides she might have a little time in her schedule for a friends-with-benefits relationship. No strin ...more
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Published November 17th 2015 by InterMix
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Michelle
ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review

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Because I Love You by Jeannie Moon is the first book that I have read from this author and I found myself enjoying this quick charming and sweet read. Though this book can be read as a standalone, I did find myself wishing I read the previous books of the series since there were characters from previous books of the series that reappeared in this book and played somewhat an integral part of the story of Tristan Ward and Leah Bayard.

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Cocktails and Books
Nov 15, 2015 rated it liked it
This review was originally posted on Cocktails and Books

First I want to say I started to read this book knowing nothing about this series not having read the previous 5 books in the series.

This is a story about Tristan Ward a sexy Brit who has just been hired by Reliance Software as their new CFO – he is good friends with the team who started the company and was brought on because one of the founding members Nate Baynard is leaving to go pursue other things. Tristan has never been in any type o
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Danielle
Oct 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was my first book by Moon and although I enjoyed the characters and the different storyline I still felt a little lost while I was reading it. I'm sure it could be a standalone but I suggest reading the previous books to get a better feel for the characters. I wish I had done this before I started but this book did make me want to start at the beginning.

Leah is an attorney and loves her job. She doesn't have time for dating but there is something about Tristan that pulls her in. These two
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Bette Hansen
Apr 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Awesome read!! Jeannie Moon brings us another well crafted story with a strong independent female lead character and a sexy, powerful, and slightly troubled male lead.

Leah learned the hard way that work and relationships don't mix. So now she's completely focused on her career with no time for anything else. When she meets Tristan Ward, Reliance Software's new CFO, and sparks fly she decides that maybe she has time for a little fun. No strings type of fun only! When things start heating up and
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delehia nuhring
Jan 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
And so the series ends!

I chose this rating because I found each book interesting from beginning to end. I liked each storyline and suddenly a new surprise turn in the plot had to be solved and I was "hooked" again and couldn't put the book down. I plan to read more of your books. I want to discover if all of your work will keep my attention or if I suddenly remember I should do my housework! Thanks for sharing your talents with me.
Eileen Gernet
Feb 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Last in the series

Sorry to see this series end. This book was a fitting final book to the series. Everyone should read these books.
Faridah Begum
May 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loving can be so difficult

Everyone has history and it pays to keep an open mind on the past. People with cruel intentions never get true love
OpenBookSociety.com
Nov 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Because I Love You
Forever Love, Book #6
By Jeannie Moon
ISBN: 9780698405912
Author Website: www.jeanniemoon.com
Brought to you by OBS Reviewer Una


Synopsis:

Leah Bayard doesn’t have time for a relationship. She’s an up and coming securities attorney with one thing on her mind: her career. But when she meets Tristan Ward, the gorgeous new British CFO for her brother’s tech startup, Reliance Software, Leah decides she might have a little time in her schedule for a
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Marea
Nov 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the 6th book in the "A Forever Love Story" series. Throughout the series Jeannie Moon has been able to take the readers into a world of love, hate, sorrow and romance touching all of our hearts. As you read these books you find yourself sometimes closing your eyes and being able to picture yourself in that place. You laugh, you yell, you smile as it is all laid out before you and comes together in the end. Jeannie is a truly talented author who never disappoints you with her books. This ...more
LJT
Oct 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was in a book stupor, and I truly needed to read a story with the perfect balance of plot, character development and sexy times. I found that combination with Because I Love You by Jeannie Moon. With the exception of about seven hours of sleep, I did not put this book down. Yes, it was just too good to walk away from.

Leah is a beautiful woman and an accomplished attorney. She has no time for a relationship because making partner is her one and only goal in life. Then she meets Britain billiona
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Jen
Nov 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Read the full review on Bookaholics Not-So-Anonymous.

Note: This ARC was provided by Intermix in exchange for an honest review.

Because I Love You is the sixth novel in author Jeannie Moon's much-loved Forever Love contemporary romance series. Both Leah Bayard, a securities attorney, and Tristan Wade, the new CFO for Reliance Software, are career-driven individuals who shy away from commitment. They've built a solid friendship and spend time together in a very platonic manner. They spend one unfor
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Jin
Nov 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015, netgalley
Thanks to Netgalley and Berkley Publishing for ARC

This about two strong headed people trying to navigate love and work.
Story starts out with Leah's family get together at 4th of July. Tristan is asked buy into the partnership of Leah's brother Nate's CFO position. While Tristan is trying to decide to take over job, Leah's family is having a major problem. That's when Tristan meets Leah.
They had crazy chemistry between them and they had one night together but Leah would worry it would create to
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Judyrudy
Apr 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Because I Love You is Jeannie Moon’s sixth book in her Forever Series. This is a standalone book but reading the prior books in the series will provide you with some relevant backstory.

Because I Love you introduces us to Leah Bayard a hard working securities attorney who is focused solely on her career. She’ll do anything to become partner, or will she? Leah is also hiding a secret from everyone. A secret that has shaped her into the career minded attorney that she is today.

Tristan Ward has joi
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Anna Hartt
Nov 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Because I love You is book 6 in the Forever Love Series.

Leah is an accomplished attorney that has been working hard to get ahead in a man's world. She has had to put up with men who have lied and used her. This has made her wary of any relationship, and she protects her heart. Until she meets Billionaire Tristan Ward.

Tristan Ward is the new CFO in her brother Nate's company, Reliance.. Tristan and Leah have an amazing attraction to each other from the very beginning. Leah knows from the start
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Anna
Apr 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Tristan and Leah are so perfect together. He is patient, she is cautious. He is loving, she is passionate. The emotional highs and lows and how they must overcome all the issues they have really made for a "can't put it down" story!!

Leah has been burnes in love badly. And has resigned herself to never trust a man again. Then she meets Tristan and he blows her away. After a night spent together, she wants him but doesn't want to lose his friendship so they enter into the friend zone. But how long
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MsChris1161
Apr 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, ebook, own, netgalley
Jeannie Moon's Forever Love series is one of my all-time favorites and the sixth book, BECAUSE I LOVE YOU, was just as wonderful as the first five. Leah Bayard, a career focused New York attorney working hard at making partner finds the new CFO at Reliance, her brother's company completely irresistible. Nate's fiery, red-headed sister has a soft heart that's been broken once already, so she hides behind her quick temper and hard shell. Falling in love isn't part of her plans, so she does her bes ...more
Karen
Jan 02, 2016 rated it liked it
I started Because I Love You without realizing it was part of a larger series. Although it wasn’t too difficult to read this as a stand-alone, I wonder if I may have enjoyed it more if I had read the entire series. The characters may have been more endearing and there may have been a deeper connection for me as a reader. Nonetheless, this was a charming and sweet story. There were times the story was more engaging than others and some of the conflicts seemed to appear out of nowhere, but overall ...more
Kim
Nov 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The characters in this book were fascinating, flawed, redeemable and likable. This book was so addicting that I was late for work one day because I kept saying, "Just one more page. Just one more page." I finished the book within two days. Every time I was in the car for more than 10 minutes within those two days, I had my text to speech playing so I wouldn't begrudge my time driving instead of reading.

I didn't have to spend a lot of time editing this author's work which was nice. The story was
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Shari
Apr 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
All Leah wanted from Tristan is to be friends with benefits. Both are very career driven and Leah had been burned before and did not want that to happen again. The chemistry between these two are sizzling off the pages. Leah was very strong professionally but was broken emotionally, loved how Tristan was the man for her, if only Leah can see that. They have secrets from their past, and can they move forward with their relationship.

Loved the epilogue, a nice tie up to the series. Even though I
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Mona
Jun 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: done
Tristan Wade and Leah Bayard are very good friends. One night might change things..
I loved the friendship between these two. It shocked them both when it got serious. Leah had her own issues. She keeps what happend to her when she came home from her old lawn firm. Letting him in on what was bothering her met a lot to him...she had an argument with her sister..her best friend..
It crushed her, but Tris was there for her. There friendship started changing, and they didn't know what to make out of i
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Mel T
Nov 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the 6th and last book in Jeannie Moon's Forever Love series. Because I Love You can be read as a standalone, but I highly recommend reading the series from the beginning - "knowing" the secondary characters, as well as the introduction to Tristan and Leah in previous books adds much to the experience. Tristan and Leah have loads of chemistry - they find their plans to remain just friends and then friends with benefits don't work out too well as they each realize they're falling for the o ...more
Shannon Ferguson
Nov 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
I loved this book. Leah was such a strong heroine, almost making it a fault. She is dealing with past ghosts, and it seems to interfere with her relationships. I freaking loved Tristan's character. He is a take charge kinda guy, who will do anything for the ones he loves. I loved most of the secondary characters throughout the story, and there's one who I'm sort of wanting a story on, but the girl definitely needs an attitude change (although I am sure if any author can redeem a character, Jeann ...more
Angie McGuire
Apr 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Good book.. Great characters. I've read everyone of Jeannie's books and I love them. They are re-reads for me, and it does help to read them in order, even though each are standalones...just so you know the characters as they appear. I liked it until near the end. I felt it moved too fast, and some of the main issues really did not get resolved., which I cannot say without giving away some of the ending. Maybe if the book was a little longer we could have delved into some of the main issues that ...more
Brittany Shivers
Nov 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Jeannie Moon never fails to give you stories that make you fall in love. Because I Love You will draw you in so completely that you feel every emotion the characters go through.

Dealing with a heartbreak Leah built a wall around her heart that affects those around her.

After causing a scene at a family event Leah meets Tristan, an acquaintance of her brother. The two became instant friends but the attraction between them is explosive. Neither one is looking for a relationship not wanting anything
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Mandy
Jan 04, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 t0 3.75
Jeannie Moon is an auto-read for me. I've been in a bit of a rut reading wise and I needed to read an author I can count on for a solid read.

I wasn't really sure how I'd feel about Leah, she was rather hard to like previously. However, I didn't have any problem liking her in this book. Tristan was easy like too and I liked the two of them together very much.

Overall, this was a fun read. I'm left wondering if Tristan's hunky brother and or his sweet assistant Robyn will get stories.
Mary Williams
Nov 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a very well written book. Leah is a lawyer, from a very close net family. Tristan is a self-made billionaire who is buying into the family business. The family also has a horse ranch her brother Nate will run it when he leaves the family business. Leah was hurt badly in an affair and shyes away from a relationship. Leah and Tristan become friends, both afraid of a deeper relationship. The friendship developed into a relationship. Tristan's past catches up with him and almost ruins their ...more
Nicole Smith
Dec 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
A lot of chemistry between Leah and Tristan. You could feel the connection between the two. Though Leah wants to keep it just temporary things turn into something more. Man her sister I just wanted to knock her a few times. I'm not a huge fan of her right now. Tristan is taking over in the company and a lot of responsibility and trying to fit into the fold. Things are starting to get suspicious in some of things involving the business. Tristan's past is going to rear it's ugly head. Can he come ...more
Denise Stout
Apr 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful story! Leah and Tristan have a "friends with benefits" relationship. When Tristan wants more, Leah retreats. As Tristan proves they can have a love for a lifetime, he must not only win Leah's heart and trust, he must show her family and a family business he is worthy. Leah learns to overcome her past and face her fears, and to fight for Tristan. A lovely romance in the series which works as a standalone.
Carol
Mar 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Because I Love You

Most amazing stories, Leah and Tris, met at Leah's family and Tris's business associates get together, what a chaotic get together! They were stubborn to the core, the attraction is there, can they get past all their hang ups, past bad memories, Leah was determined to keep everything as just friends!!! Beautiful story, and amazing series-a must read
Hannah
Nov 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Another fantastic book from Jeannie Moon. There were compelling characters, a great story, and cameos from the characters we've to love. I found myself identifying with Leah in many ways, and enjoyed seeing her find her HEA. I also greatly enjoyed the epilogue!

ARC provided by NetGalley for honest review.
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Jeannie Moon is a school librarian who loves that she has a job which allows her to immerse herself in good books and call it work. A native Long Islander, Jeannie still lives there with her family and a couple of well-behaved dogs and an equally misbehaving cat.

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