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A Weekend of Misbehaving

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When fantasy becomes reality…

The last thing nanny Alice Sommers needs is to be caught skinny-dipping by her sexy, cranky-pants boss—in his pool. Her sister owes a crap-load of money to a slimy loan shark and Alice really needs this job if she has any hope of saving her family. Fortunately, her boss is richer than sin and needs her just as much.

Art dealer Lorenzo Baldi will
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Published January 11th 2016 by Entangled Publishing
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Chris  C - A Midlife Wife
I have become addicted to my e-reader and wonderful romances that are perfect for a great weekend or late night read. Why? Because of so many talented and great storyteller authors, just like Carmen Falcone, are crafting unique stories that will set your heart on fire with love, passion and sexy characters that we love!

This fun romance is full of so many wonderful attributes. A funny and endearing heroine who is proud and honors her family. A sexy boss whom she has been crushing on for a year. A
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Jennifer Schultheis
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: just-for-me, arc
A Weekend of Misbehaving is the latest must-read story from Carmen Falcone. Lorenzo and Alice scorch the pages in this lovely yet sexy read. Alice is the nanny to Lorenzo’s daughter, but circumstances arise and a fake engagement changes her status. If you love your heroines with sass and who embrace their curves then this story is for you. If you love your heroes sexy, Italian, and who always get what they want, this story is for you. If you have a pulse then this story is for you!

Lorenzo knows
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Janie Evans
Nov 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
"A Weekend of Misbehaving" by Carmen Falcone is a fun, sexy, quick read. Alice Sommers gave her word to her dying Father that she would look after the family after he was gone. She currently works as a Nanny to Lorenzo Baldi (Mr. B.) When Alic3e thinks that her boss is out of town she skinny dips in the pool, and "Mr. B" comes home with a client. Wanting to make a good impression on Viola, who is selling her ex-husband's artwork, he makes up the story that Alice is his fiance. Viola invites them ...more
Brittany Shivers
Nov 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Alice has put here own life on hold to take care of her mom, a sister with mental issues and her young niece.

After a stressful day Alice wants nothing more than to take a swim in her boss's private pool. With him out of town she decides skinny dip.

Lorenzo will do anything to obtain the paintings of his father before his past can get out. A meeting with the seller has finally presented itself.

When Lorenzo sees his daughter's nanny naked in his pool he does the only thing he can think of. He claim
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Dina Bushrod
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This latest book, by Author Carmen Falcone, was a magnificent blend of growing love and passion and the strength and weakness of family. Both can cause happiness and anguish when not seen in its true form. In the opinion of this reader, this story is by far the best of all the authors books. It has her trademark of strong sensual characters and humor in surprisingly unexpected places and wonderful twist and turns. But it also shows how ones upbringing, be it viewed right or wrong, can strongly i ...more
Angie Bartley
Nov 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. Alice is such a great character and so easy to really like. She has taken on the care of her family since her father died. Her sister is bipolar and has problems with her meds, she also has a ten year old daughter. Alice's mother is getting older and depends on her too. Lorenzo is an extremely rich man trying to keep a secret. They have always kept things professional, until one fateful night. Then the fun really starts. Sparks fly, emotions go on a rollercoaster ri ...more
Bette Hansen
Dec 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved this fun sexy read! Alice is hilarious and the perfect balance to her too serious crabass boss Lorenzo Baldi.

Alice is working as a nanny for Lorenzo's young daughter and she takes that very seriously. Right now though, she has a mountain of other problems. Mainly how to deal with the loan shark threatening her family!!

Lorenzo is worried about an art deal he needs to make to protect his name. The last thing he needs is to find his nanny skinny dipping in his pool. But now that he has that
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Therese Lopez
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This was a savvy, sexy read that I absolutely loved. You have a sassy, smart, curvy heroine Alice and a sexy, rich, handsome hero Lorenzo. When these two have to spend the weekend together it's gets very hot and steamy, it was a great story. She has had a crush on him while she worked for him as his daughters nanny but he doesn't want to get involved in any relationships. The time they spent together made him see that she was perfect for him. I loved this story so much and I loved the proposal s ...more
Teri Caiazzo
Nov 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: All my friends on Facebook
Recommended to Teri by: ARC from author.
Alice Sommers promised her father on his deathbed that she would always take care of her mother, Judy, and her sister, Rachel who was bi-polar, and her niece Brenda. She lived with her sister and niece, and was doing a good job so far of taking care of her small family. She had a good job, that had great healthcare benefits, being a nanny to Cara Baldi, her father was very influential in the art world. However her sister had an episode, and was now in debt to a loan shark, named Buck, who threa ...more
Monique
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
After only on chapter, I knew this was going to be Carmen Falcone's best book ever, and boy, was I ever right! I loved, loved, loved it, and O how I love Alice!

Alice Sommers is having the day from hell. She's about to go to her job as a nanny, when she's threatened by the loan shark she needs to pay; it's for her sister's medical bills. What had been $15000 has become $20000, and she doesn't have that kind of money. Her boss Lorenzo Baldi, whom she thought was away, surprises her skinny dipping,
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Smut Hut
Dec 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the latest book by Carmen and let me tell you it is a book worth reading. Who doesn't want to misbehave for a weekend let alone with Lorenzo?

Alice promised her dad to take care of her family when he was gone and she did just that and put her life on hold to care for her family. Lorenzo is a single parent and had a bad relationship before his wife had passed. They both weren't looking for a relationship, but we all know what happens when two people pretend to be in a relationship-oops ins
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Melissa Fisher
Dec 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!!!! It's about time that a "real" woman gets the man. Alice is a plus sized everyday working woman who has her issues like all of us do. Tho with family issues that make it hard for her to really do much with her life. "Relatable" she is to most women and that is freaking AWESOME!!!! Lorenzo is her boss, she is the nanny for his daughter. Alice has had a crush on Lorenzo for as long as she has worked for him. With him being an Italian stallion who wouldn't be crushing hard on that. They ...more
Terry Moskowitz
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have received an ARC for an honest review

Alice is always taking care of everyone so when her sister owes a ton of money she makes the biggest mistake of her life. She risks losing her job which would turn her family upside down.
Mr B is her boss he doesn't expect to find her at his house when he has a business meeting and now he has a decision to make.
This is a cute a quirky story about a girl whose whole life gets turned around because of one stupid thing. I t is also the story of how taking c
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Kelly Bailey
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2015
I received the book in exchange for an honest review. With that being said, this is a must read! Carmen did an excellent job in providing humor and heat in a page turner. I downloaded the copy and thought I would just cue it so it would open to read. Thought I'll read chapter 1, needless to say I read the book in one sitting. I didn't do a single thing until it was finished.
I love that Carmen used what I refer to as a true life woman. Some may call the h plus size but a double digit size as a l
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Marci Protsman
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A Weekend of Misbehaving just may be my new favorite by Carmen Falcone. Pretty woman Alice Sommers aka the nanny gets put in a position to be a fake fiancé to her boss Lorenzo Baldi. She needed money fast to pay off a loan shark for her sister. He needed to convince Viola to sell him his father’s paintings to keep that part of his life a secret. When Alice decided to go skinny dipping in his pool it changed their entire relationship and their lives forever. He used the opportunity to have Alice ...more
Rosemary
Oct 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Where to I sign up for a fake fiancé for the weekend? a Weekend of Misbehaving was full of twists and turns that will make you not want to put the book down until you’ve completed reading it. Humor interwoven with a bit of heat.

I loved seeing the family dynamics in the background of the story—a strong sense of family is missing in today’s world and it was nice to see it incorporated so well in a book. Also loved having the heroine not be the perfect Barbie/fashion model style of character. It ma
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Jane
Dec 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you like strong, confident, creative heroines and heroes that are hot, hot, hot with a vulnerable streak and a willingness to do whatever it takes to get what he wants, private jets, exotic villas in Italy, and shopping trips to Dolce & Gabanna, you will LOVE this book. Alice Sommers is the nanny for the adorable only daughter of a wealthy, widowed art dealer, but when she decides to go skinny dipping in her boss's pool while he's on a business trip and his daughter's away at camp, it wil ...more
Rhonda Ziglar
Dec 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A Weekend of Misbehaving by Carmen Falcone, wow, wow, wow, is all I can say...I am such a Carmen Falcone fan now, I want more. I absolutely loved this book so much, I am going to read it again. This story is about family, love, fake relationship, deceit and hot likeable characters. Alice and Lorenzo are very sexy, smart and fun. They burn the pages up in this book with their fake relationship, can they turn it into a real relationship that is the question. You will not want to miss this book, th ...more
Crystal Yawn
Nov 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This was a fun day read. I live Alice's confidence and out spoken charm. she's a curvy woman who is strong and independent, taking care of her sister, niece and the girl she nannies for, Cara.
"Lorenzo, Mr. B, cockalicious man"
Has lots of issues with his past, both his father and his deceased wife. His fake engagement with Alice opens him up as a character making you fall in love with his sexy Italian self!
The story line is a fun easy read, with multiple colorful characters sure to make you laugh
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Katrina Berry
Dec 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received this book in exchange for an honest review.

This is my first time reading Carmen Falcone’s work and I am officially hooked. Wowzer!!! Ms. Falcone’s writing is clear, distinct, and well-executed. With well-developed and likeable characters, the author’s storyline is brought to life in amazing detail. I absolutely loved how Ms. Falcone brought everyday issues to the table and dealt with them in such a down-to-earth way. With sass and curves, Alice brings sexy Lorenzo to his knees. I ador
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Maria York
Nov 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Alice is Caras nanny, but her life is so full of stress with trying to help take care of her bi polar sister, her niece and her mother! But being Cara's nanny is like an excape, especially since her boss which is Cara's dad, is so hot!
Lorenzo needs Alice's help in more than being his daughters nanny, he takes her away on a weekend full of lies for other people! But when the weekend is over the sparks just don't go out! But he doesn't want any other woman in his life besides his little girl! Wel
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Jane
Oct 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
A steamy, fun,quick read! Ms.Falcone creates believable characters and realistic situations to create a truly enjoyable romance. Looking forward to the next book from Ms. Falcone!
Frederic
Dec 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, favorites
I received this book free from the JeepDiva in exchange of a honest review.
My rating is 4,5 stars

Carmen Falcone is a gifted author. I had some much fun following the adventures of Alice and Lorenzo. Having a plus size woman as a principal character is a wonderful idea. She is never complaining about her weight and she is accepting herself unconditionally. That is a brilliant life lesson for all of us out there: Be proud of who you are.

One word comes to mind when I am thinking about A Weekend Of
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Julianna
Dec 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Such a great read. Finally a book about a real woman who isn't a size 1. Loved this sassy heroine. And what a hot Italian hero. You will enjoy every page.
Riki
Dec 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Lorenzo is the hero of my dreams, and readers are going to totally fall for spitfire Alice as the leading lady. A sassy, plus-sized heroine who gets the dream guy? Yes, please!
Maya
ARC received via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Aaah, this story turned out to be so sweet! And honestly, how can you not love that, right?

I admit, the beginning was a bit rough for Alice and I had a few moments, where I thought will I even like the story, if the plot consists of her constantly dealing wit this awful man. But I should have know better. Alice has a mean loan shark after her, who won't care to cross a few lines to get his money back. And the worst part is that she
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Tiffanie Sparks
Nov 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book was super hard to put down its a fun twist on maid in manhattan meets yummy brazilian single dad. Carmen always does a fantastic job of using imperfections as strengths without pulling you out of the story or making it unbelievable.
Jodi Linton
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nanny, hot, contemporary
Review to come closer to release day
Kelley Schmidt
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderfully written story with likable characters, plenty of steamy scenes and a few surprises. The pacing is perfect for the storyline and doesn't feel forced or rushed. Alice is a smart, sassy, curvy heroine that is easy to relate to. And, Lorenzo is a rich, sexy hero with a secret. Ms. Falcone does an excellent job of bringing it all together and creating an enjoyable story. A must read.

ARC received from Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review.
Sandi
Dec 28, 2015 added it
Shelves: books-read-2015
Were you among the lucky ones this holiday season who received a gift card to your favorite bookstore? If so, are you like me, and consider it “fake” money, and therefore willing to risk it on a new to you author? If so then I suggest you might want to try Carmen Falcone.

Her newest release is A WEEKEND OF MISBEHAVING, and was my first, but not my last read by this talented author.

Alice Sommers is a nanny for Lorenzo Baldi. Alice is extremely loving to Cara Lorenzo’s young daughter. Their relati
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USA Today Bestselling Author Carmen Falcone learned at an early age that fantasizing about fictional characters beats doing math homework any day. Brazilian by birth and traveler by nature, she moved to Central Texas after college and met her broody Swiss husband—living proof that opposites attract. She found in writing her deepest passion and the best excuse to avoid the healthy lifestyle everyon ...more