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Shopping for a Billionaire's Wife (Shopping for a Billionaire #8)

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Who needs a SWAT team to escape from their own wedding? Me.

My Momzilla turned us into hostages at our own ceremony, so Declan and I are getting married the good old-fashioned way, just like everybody else.

By calling in his private security team, stealing away before the ceremony by helicopter, connecting to his corporate jet and heading for Las Vegas.

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Published March 23rd 2016
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Krystel Theodore-Branker
I am going to be honest I really didn't know what to expect. After reading the previous book I wasn't even sure I wanted to continue this series mainly because of Marie aka the Momzilla x 2 !
Despite Marie's antics I preordered this books because I really wanted to witness Declan and Shannon's HEA. I must say am happy I decided to continue, in this book we have the the runaway couple leaving mainy Marie aka momzilla and "her wedding" totally blindsiding her and over 1000 guest as they fly away b
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Christina Montminy
Loved it! This book was so funny at times that giggling out loud was called for. It was also sad when Declan & Shannon got their wires crossed. Loved the big chase to Vegas & her crazy mother. Definitely recommend.
Kathryn Dee
Mar 27, 2016 Kathryn Dee rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As always, Julia Kent delivers a seriously funny, sexy and at times, emotionally moving story of Declan and Shannon's tempestuous love story.

Add in a crazed Momzilla, the nemesis from hell, a sex starved bestie with a serious crush on the grooms brother, a cat with attitude as well as a menagerie of other animals plus a cast of over 1000........ And the President..... Well you can guess that this is a rollicking good read.

Must be read in sequence..... You'd be crazy not to read the previous 7 b
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Maria Dodd
Mar 27, 2016 Maria Dodd rated it it was amazing
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This is the latest book from Julia Kent telling the story of Shannon and Declan who met in a men's toilet while she had her hand down the bowl. If you haven't read it go there (and all the books in between) before you read this. You won't regret it.

This book is so different to those before it. There is so much more revealed about the characters and their feelings. The character development is immense and we see so much more of the emotional side of Declan that is usually a blank surface. The bac
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Linda Carlson
Mar 26, 2016 Linda Carlson rated it it was amazing
A Billionaire’s lifestyle is like no other!

Up until now, we have been entertained with Shannon’s clumsy and awkward introduction to Declan and their roller coaster ride into a sexy, loving relationship. This latest installment of this captivating series is the best yet. The story is witty, hilarious, and descriptively brilliant. Julia Kent continues to take you on a voyage of unimaginable experiences that brings out the angst in all of us. A wedding nightmare, a run away bride and groom, and a c
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Alicia
Mar 24, 2016 Alicia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome!!

Julia Kent is back with book 8 of the "Shopping for a Billionaire" series. She has brought back the laugh till your are crying story as well as bringing in a very insightful side that hasn't really been seen in any of the novels. A great mix for this novel.

Last we saw of Shannon and Declan, they were helicoptering away from their, rather Marie's, wedding. Marie was going beyond crazy, Amanda saved two dogs and Chuckles from drowning, Andrew saved Amanda from drowning after getting stuc
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Martina
Mar 23, 2016 Martina rated it it was amazing
Julia...I have no clue how you do it. But you do it so well.

Declan of course only has one main priority...he is a man ;-) But he you can't help but love him. If only we could all have a Declan.

Shannon is a Scottish bog of emotions.

Marie is a Black Hole with all kinds of little sharp unnoticeable objects surrounding it that you can't help but be sucked in.

Their business is everyones business, lol.

You just have to read to find out how it all makes for a very fun, emotional, roller coaster of a
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Dayreader Kim's Review:
Declan was brought up with money and didn't want for anything.
Shannon grew up middle class.
They love each other very much, however, the battle over money as newlyweds is a major issue.
He wants to spoil her and she hates it.
She doesn't understand how he can continually spend money like it is water.

This was number eight in Julia Kent’s ever popular series, and it was quite humorous. I liked the story and the author.
Although it is part of a series, it was very easy to re
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Jammie Bebout
Apr 17, 2016 Jammie Bebout rated it it was amazing
Hurray! Julia Kent is back, bringing with her three-foot-long chocolate penises, cones of shame, and tethticleth galore to once again have us laughing out loud so much that people start to look at us funny! Julia Kent’s characters are so fully developed and well rounded and just real. The characters in this book are absolutely magnetic and you can’t help but be drawn into their lives. You can’t help but root for their HEA. After escaping the wedding, Declan and Shannon have their hands full when ...more
Laura
Mar 20, 2016 Laura rated it it was amazing
Book 8 is finally here!! *I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review*

Shopping for a Billionaire's Wife picks up where Shopping for a CEO leaves off. Shannon and Declan are running from Momzilla and quite possibly the most ostentatious and ridiculous wedding ever planned! They escape to Vegas but of course nothing with these two is ever that easy.

What I love so much about this series is the laughter you are guaranteed to get at every turn. This book had me laughing out loud at so many pa
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I can never enough of Julia Kent!

Holy cow! I love this book. I love this series. And love the author. You will not be disappointed! But fair warning, don't read when you're supposed to be going to bed.... you won't get much sleep. I, for sure, woke my hubby laughing and crying from laughing, and very little sleep. Shannon and Declan are great, such good dynamics together, cute, and a sexy couple. Now we're have her beasties and his brother up to antics! Ha! Bring it on, I can't wait for the next
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Cali Jewel
Mar 23, 2016 Cali Jewel rated it it was amazing
Loved this hair raising fun filled wedding, Declan and Shannon are one of my all time favorite couples. Family and friends are just a few of the obstacles in this crazy wedding course they have to run through. Loved every action packed moment.

If you are looking for a laugh out load fun filled family romance with lots of heat then look no further this is most undeniably what you are looking to read.
Annie
Jun 21, 2016 Annie rated it it was amazing
I don't know how it is possible, but every new book in this series is better than the last. But this book is my favorite (so far)

There is so much going on in this book & it deals with underlying "issues" that have been brewing since the beginning of the series. All of those things come to a head & are dealt with beautifully. I can honestly say that in true Julia fashion I laughed so hard I cried, I had to google stuff I thought couldn't possibly be real & I found myself tearing up o
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Frances Hernandez
Mar 24, 2016 Frances Hernandez marked it as to-read
Another Julia Kent success! Buy the book, sit down, relax, and enjoy. There is so much angst, tears, laughter, and above all love in this story about Declan and Shannon. I have read all of Julia Kent's books and I don't even worry about reading the blurb prior to buying them, because she always entertains with her wit and writing. So now we patiently wait for her next book, because I know that it will be as good, if not better, than the last book. Thank you Julia for sharing your gift with your ...more
Aunt Bee
Jun 20, 2016 Aunt Bee rated it it was amazing

I preordered this book January 12th, 2016- I was also fortunate enough to receive an ARC in exchange for an honest review

WOW. WOW. WOW! Shopping for a Billionaire's Wife ... Julia Kent

Shannon and Declan are in the helicopter watching the wedding guests disappear from sight as they head to Vegas to be wed.

You think life is simple?
Welcome to the Crazy-Go Round. Come on in the reading is fine.

This book starts where last we left off. The great escape scene. Maybe now Shannon and Declan can get marri
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Sharon  in SF
Apr 05, 2016 Sharon in SF rated it it was amazing
Julia Kent hits another one out of the ballpark with the 8th book in this series! The story picks up with our heroine, Shannon and her ever thoughtful groom-to-be (and our Hero) Declan, fleeing their "over-the-top" Scottish-themed wedding ceremony that was planned by her Momzilla mother, Marie. Because there was so much of the press invited to the ceremony, their wild escape by helicopter, makes headline news around the world! The reader is a "fly on the wall" listening to sometimes giddy, somet ...more
Kelly Holland
Mar 28, 2016 Kelly Holland rated it it was amazing
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great read by julia kent, 29 Mar. 2016
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Another fantastic story by julia kent at last Declan and Shannon get to say I do only they don't as they run away from MARIE Shannon mum Vegas beware here they come I absolutely loved the insight into what drives MARIE that makes everyone else cringe this story had so many twists in it I loved the shopping
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Dotti Elrick
Mar 24, 2016 Dotti Elrick rated it really liked it
I think this was my favorite of the series so far.

After Declan and Shannon's meeting in the first book, they are finally getting married. Or at least that's the plan. But when the stresses of their failed first attempt finally catch up to them, it seems to be just too much to deal with. Since landing in Vegas, they are dealing with a very irate mother of the bride. Marie is insisting Shannon apologize for escaping her (Marie's) wedding, Declan's father is thrilled about all the positive press t
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Eva T
Mar 23, 2016 Eva T rated it it was amazing
I Loved it! I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. I love all of Julia Kent's books and this is no exception. The whole series is amazing but this book is special. We are all expecting Declan and Shannon's wedding and believe me that is momentous but this book is so much more. We have a glimpse into the protagonist's most inner thoughts, fears as well as their hung ups while at the same time we get to enjoy their hilarious reactions, misunderstandings and silly competitions. We get ...more
Becky Claxon
Mar 21, 2016 Becky Claxon rated it it was amazing
You have to love Julia's sense of humor in her Shopping for a Billionaire series. This book does not disappoint. Shannon's momzilla of a mother has made her wedding into a circus and invited her ex and her nemesis to the wedding. Shannon and Declan decide to escape the wedding just before they are suppose to go down the aisle. They fly to Las Vegas and stay at a property that Declan owns. Shannon's Mom is on TV saying that Declan has kidnapped her daughter and it just gets crazy. Shannon's Mom f ...more
Donna Keith
Mar 20, 2016 Donna Keith rated it it was amazing
I was given this book to review with an honest opinion.

Julia you have done it again, Shannon and Declan have gone through so much with Momzilla, so they had to escape, but it doesn't take her long to find them in Las Vegas.
Sex Toy shows, chocolate penises, this book has the lot and more. The 8th book in this series has as many laughs (crying tears of laughter that is) as the previous ones but we also got to meet the characters on a deeper level.
I don't think I will ever see a spa the same way ag
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Mandy
Apr 04, 2016 Mandy rated it really liked it
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Another great continuation to this series. Back to Shannon's POV. She has just left her wedding in a helicopter, before getting married! Declan and Shannon have finally got it together and ditched Momzilla and the wedding fiasco from Tartan hell. Heading off to Vegas they don't get far before they tracked down and followed by Marie, Jason, Andrew, Amanda and James. Spending time in Vegas at the Anterdec resort gives Shannon time to reflect on the financial differences between herself and Declan, ...more
Shirley Jackson
Mar 29, 2016 Shirley Jackson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another Hit Julia Kent

Definitely a 5 Star must read by Julia Kent.
I have read the entire series and I think this book tops the rest by far. I laughed, to the point of embarrassment, I cried, I wanted more, I could feel their emotion!
Julia I'm not sure where you get some of the totally crazy ideas you write but keep up the fantastic work I can't wait for the next book
Jenifer
Mar 24, 2016 Jenifer rated it it was amazing
Another amazing and fun book from Julia Kent! I fell in love with Shannon and Declan from the beginning. Seeing how their characters have developed and morphed into an amazing couple has been great privilege. I enjoyed watching them run away from their crazy wedding and find themselves as a couple. I Loved how Shannon didn't just conform to being a billionaire's wife but made Declan see her past. I also enjoyed learning more about Jason & Marie and James! I just adored the ending and cannot ...more
Sue
Mar 23, 2016 Sue rated it it was amazing
Julia has done it again!!! The roller-coaster ride that was this book is equal to some of the biggest rides I have ever been on. I laughed until I cried, and cried until I laughed and still there was more to come. It felt so fast paced, yet spanned only a few days....satisfying and still leaving you wanting for the next ride. Her gift with words is absolutely remarkable and her ability to bring modern slang (and make up her own I think lol) leaves me breathless at her talent. There are plenty of ...more
Kek219
Apr 05, 2016 Kek219 rated it it was amazing
Shannon, Declan, and VEGAS!!

Will the wedding that wasn't become the Sin City elopement that never happens?

This installment in the "Shopping for a Billionaire" series starts right where "Shopping for a CEO" left off. And it's back to Shannon and Declan's excellent adventure.

After the all the misunderstandings, emergency room visits, near-death experiences, and crazy family shenanigans, it's time for Declan and Shannon to have the happy ending they deserve. Just when you think running off to Vega
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Char Sowers
Julia Kent always comes through with outrageous comedy, lot of sizzling sex, and deep down meaningful Romance. "Shopping For a Billionaire's Wife" delves deeply into the meat of the relationship and how it affects the romance for the couple. Coming from two separate worlds may finally be pulling Shannon and Declan apart, their escape to Vegas begins a battle of wills, fear of loss and, yet strengthening it in the end. This novel in the Shopping for a Billionaire series, though keeping true to th ...more
Nickie Adler
Mar 31, 2016 Nickie Adler rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Nancy Herkness
Julia Kent has done it again! In the 8th book in this wonderful series, Shannon and Declan are finally going to tie the knot!
Shannon and Declan are minutes away from the wedding of the century, however, why is she having second thoughts? It's nothing to do with Declan, she know he's the one. Could it be the circus that is her wedding, that she had nothing to do with. When Declan comes to her, almost as if he felt her hesitation, she sees the same look in his eyes. As they escape this monstrosity
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Maddie B
Jun 30, 2016 Maddie B rated it it was amazing
Julia Kent always knows how to keep her readers laughing. This book is the continuation of Shannon and Declan's ridiculously over the top wedding, planned by her "Momzilla', from which they escape to Las Vegas to do on their own. In true Kent style all sorts of hilarious escapades occur as they try to avoid their families and do things the way they want. All of the characters go through lots of touching moments as they all come to grips with their various relationships and find their balance wit ...more
Sylvia Carroll
Mar 22, 2016 Sylvia Carroll rated it it was amazing
Julia Kent has done it again. The eighth installment of the Shopping for a Billionaire series does not disappoint. All our beloved characters are back, chasing Shannon and Declan to Las Vegas.

This book has all the elements we've come to expect from Shannon and Declan; misunderstandings, brotherly competition, an embarrassing spa visit, a delightfully funny oversharing mother, a sex toy convention, steamy romance, resort cheating, and a seven foot tall teddy bear that doubles as a teletubby. I la
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Julia Kent turned to writing contemporary romance after deciding that life is too short not to have fun. She writes romantic comedy with an edge, and new adult books that push contemporary boundaries. From billionaires to BBWs to rock stars, Julia finds a sensual, goofy joy in every book she writes, but unlike Trevor from Random Acts of Crazy, she ha ...more
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Shopping for a Billionaire (10 books)
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