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Prince Roman

(King of Code #2.5)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  605 ratings  ·  163 reviews
From NY Times Bestselling author, CD Reiss, love comes in the most ordinary and most forbidden places.

Rules for my new job:
1) Do not have sex with a man in the office (again).
2) Do not break Rule #1

I’m playing it cool, clean, and professional…until I meet Roman Bianchi. He’s not an insecure nerd or an ego-hole like the other kings of Silicon Valley. He’s charming and hands
Kindle Edition, 1001 Dark Nights, #70, 120 pages
Published November 7th 2017 by Evil Eye Concepts, Incorporated
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Oct 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: C.D. Reiss Fans, Romances
4.5 Packs a C.D.Reiss Punch Stars
* * * *1/2 Spoiler Free
Where to start... This Prince Roman by C.D. Reiss is a special nugget of insight to so much... Reiss' Talent, Today's Times and the platform of 1001 Dark Nights...All wrapped up in a tale so well done... it could be used as a guide for future writers.

Writing shorter stories can be tricky...will there be enough description of the characters to capture our interest and understand their motivations... Will there be enough substance throughout
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
4.5 Rules Are Meant To Be Broken Stars
File under: Nearly Perfect!

CD Reiss returns to the world of hackers and corporate boardroom games with her 1001 Dark Nights novella, Prince Roman. It’s an engaging, smart, and sexy read that’s sure to please fans of the series and new fans alike. I loved it!

What I loved: The premise of the book really stood out for me. Being a female in a male dominated work force and understanding the office politics of working in corporate America really made this a fun re
Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ @bookwormthoughts
LIVE! *****

Prince Roman is a fabulous and very, very SEXY, '1,001 Dark Nights,' standalone novella that offers a glimpse into the latest character world of CD Reiss. A short read that totally satisfied my craving for a light, straightforward romance where intelligent, unlucky in love lady, meets handsome, protective man who completely sweeps her off of her feet and carried me along for the swoonsome ride.

Raven, the female protagonist, has a new job and rules to ensure she keeps her job, remaini
Laurelin Paige
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2017
The goddess gets me every time. Especially when there's naughty boys in suits. Yum. ...more
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
You are my ambition. You are my mountain to climb. You’re my only aspiration.”

Prince Roman was a quick, sexy, and entertaining read that I finished in one sitting. Though I'm as far from techie as possible and at times I thought the gamer details would lose me, the author managed to pull it off and keep me totally invested in the story. Admittedly, they weren't my favorite parts, simply because a lot of it flew right over my head, but they didn't bore me either.

My favorite part of th
Nov 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
"The heart wants what it wants even that which is worse for it" - Emily Dickinson

CAUTION...Intensely "Swoon inducing". Take precautions!!!

I must state from the outset that I personally feel that C.D. Reiss is an author whose romantic writing often tips into the realm of important literature. I am a serious "fangirl" and enjoy the layers of meaning, wit and world-building on display in all of her works. This short novella in this "1001 Dark Nights" format is but a brief taste of the mastery that
Dec 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Nov 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's a thrill to read Reiss's heroines. They're smartass, mouthy, confident and bold . They know what they want and go grab it. I loved Raven Crosby. She was in King Of Code , with Taylor Harden. She's a ball buster and is very clear about her goals. Till she joins Neuronet and meets Roman Bianchi. He's a Man of power and powerful men are Raven's thing.

“There’s something about seeing a person doing what they’re good at that’s sexy. Outside work they’re normal. You might not even notice them. But
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review


Sexy, smart, and sophisticated!! That’s right my fellow book lovers, CD Reiss is back at it again as she delivers a novella that hits every writing element that we are so fond of. In Prince Roman, CD introduces readers to a fun, smart and playful office romance that will be sure to heat up your e-readers.


In this male dominated world of Silicon Valley, Raven Crosby is making a name for herself and is practically a unicorn and the last thing
Dec 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was so good. I love CD writing style. She has a way of creating this perfect visual as she tells the story. Since she has now written two books from my old home, I wonder if she came up here and I missed her.

I highly recommend reading this book if you enjoyed King of Code by C.D. Reiss . You could read it before or after.

Raven the lead was awesome. Her character read like a reverse male. She was all woman, but she was bold, smart and driven. And she liked to fu*ck at work. But she was soft on the inside too. I
Angela (Reading Frenzy Book Blog)
3.5 stars

I am a big fan of CD Reiss’s writing, and although I may not have loved Prince Roman as much as some of her other work, I still found this novella to be quite enjoyable—a solid 3.5 stars for me.

Raven is a programmer/hacker/gamer geek who accepts a position as VP of Human Resources at a successful company. While she’s perfectly competent, a job in HR seems to be a less than exciting fit for her as far as I’m concerned. However, her main goal in life is to have job security, and she is de
Man, I love these little novellas! I just wish they were LONGER.

Prince Roman was so freaking good. In it, you will meet Raven and Roman. They are coworkers which led to some fun forbidden romance. Of course these two had insta-everything: attraction, lust, love, etc. Now even though I hate all that jazz - novellas make me love it. Which I totally get is weird and confusing but it somehow works for me.

When things needed to be hot - they sizzled and I loved all of it. The drama was kind of meh but
Mindy Lou's Book Review
A spicy office romance novella that was a treat to listen too on audible. The narrators were fantastic!
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
This is a 1001 Dark Nights story from CD Reiss and I guess this could be summed up as being an office romance - a very sexy one though....

Raven has just started a new job, a job she is very excited about. She has one rule for herself though, don't sleep with anyone she works with. Too bad that she meets a hottie on her first day then....

'He was proof of unfairness in the world. No one should get to look like that. I'd met good-looking men before, but when he looked at me over our clasped hand
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
A Sassy Little Office Romance.......a stand-alone novella that felt every bit like a full book. It was a perfect blend of cat and mouse and hot and sexy. CD Reiss continues her savviness of the tech world by bringing Raven Crosby from King of Code to a new company where she meets Roman Bianchi, outside counsel to the new company.

These two meet and it’s on. There is a no fraternization policy in place but these two have an undeniable chemistry. And when they do cross those lines, it’s definitely
Beneath The Covers Blog
Nov 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017-reads, arcs, sonal
Full review can be found HERE -->

*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.* ~Sonal
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Raven is a top-notch technology guru and leaves her prestigious job to start over, make a name for herself, and NOT get involved with hot behind the door activities with any coworkers!! Meeting Roman though, of course, leaves her no fraternitizing rule up in the air...can she refrain?

Roman is just as interested in Raven as she is into him (although she hides it better!). When she offers him a one night of no holds barred activities, Roman knows two things: he really shouldn't being they work tog
GAH!!! I’m so incredibly selfish when it comes to this author! I want ALL THINGS CD Reiss…ALL THE FREAKING TIME! No matter the genre, she KILLS the game each and every time! With PRINCE ROMAN, her latest standalone novella that takes place in her KING OF CODE World, we get a taste of the lighter, more romantic side of Ms. Reiss, but it’s no less captivating and smart as her other romances, that’s for sure.

If you’ve read KING OF CODE, you might find our heroine in PRINCE ROMAN a little familiar.
Jessica Alcazar
This woman is just amazing. She hits the mark every single time. The whole IT (or whatever word you want to use) was completely lost on me, but it didn’t matter because Raven and Roman were so damn likeable, and sexy, and humorous, and just everything. I read this little gem in just a few hours, and it was the best few hours of my day. My heart was happy and I smiled the entire time!

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CD Reiss never disappoints. This sexy, quick and dirty story had me lusting for more. I can never get enough of her words. Roman and Raven ignited the pages with their off the charts chemistry and hotter than hell scenes. Seriously. I wanted to be bent over Roman's desk. *bites fist* I really couldn't get enough. Loved it! ...more
Nov 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Would You Know When You Met Your "One"?

Well, for those of us who have found it, it does feel kinda instantaneous. But it's really a series of small little decisions your mind and heart make in unison that gives you the push to put that "one" person in your life's future. These little decisions are based on big and not so big data collected along the way. You know the basics: smexy times awesome. Check. cleanliness (a must). Check. like to laugh (with you, not at you or anyone else for that matte
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Prince Roman by CD Reiss is everything you want in a sexy novella. Raven and Roman's attraction to each other is off the charts and staying away from each other outside of the workplace is not an option. No matter how professional they appear at work, they live for the weekends, and the day that they are no longer working together. Roman's contract expires in three weeks. Unexpectedly, Roman's contract is renewed and now Raven's job is in jeopardy. Does Roman choose the brass ring of reaching pa ...more
Jan 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
Another great, shorter story in the Silicon Valley series. I hadn't realised I had it in my kindle until I started Prince Charming. This author never fails to deliver fantastic stories. One on my favourite authors

Popsugar 2018 Reading Challenge. #21. A book by a female author with a male pseudonym (loosely interpreted as initials are OK).
Jillian Stein
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Prince Roman is the newest work from author C.D. Reiss and is novella number 19 in the 2017 1,001 Dark Nights lineup.  I always know I can count on Ms. Reiss for a sexy, fun, flirty story with a kick ass heroine and boy, oh, boy this was no exception. 

As in the real world, workplace romance can be very very tricky.  Never has this been more true than in the situation we find Raven and Roman. You see, Raven is the woman in charge and Roman works for her.  That, I must say, was the aspect I most e
Jo ReadsRomance
OMG!! This book was bloody brilliant. It had everything I love from a CD Reiss book. Amazing writing, an addictive story and smokin' hot sex. CD Reiss really is one of the best authors in this genre. The sex scenes along with her spellbinding words make a phenomenal combination that is truly unique. I really can't think of another author that can create such a masterpiece in the erotic book world.

"He gave me his tongue, guided me with his lips, possessed me with his mouth."

This quick read
Eva LeNoir
Nov 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have found my spirit animal. Fitting her name is Raven.
Smart, sexy and fast-paced, Prince Roman, will reel you in and spit you out, all in one sitting. I'm not complaining, of course. I had the perfect excuse to do zero adulting and let me warn you...once you start this story, you won't be able to stop until you're panting from the exertion.
What happens when a non-fraternization clause is the only thing standing between you and the delicious Roman Bianchi? Sexual tension, that's what. And who
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Prince Roman is a sexy little standalone novella from CD Reiss' Court of Silicon Valley series. It's a perfect, flirty, fun office romance that manages to deal with a very real issue - how to find love when your life is your work and your coworkers are all off limits. That's Raven's life in a nutshell. She's single, smart, and beautiful - a veritable unicorn in the hothouse world of coders, dude bros and venture capitalists. We catch up with Raven, the HR exec from QI4 and Taylor Harden's someti ...more
Moon Love
Nov 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.75 stars!

Christine (C.D.) Reiss is a maestra of story telling. I love how she delves into the subject matter. You can tell she does her research because there are times I have no idea what's going on because all of the language or most of it goes over my head. But I have to give her props for it and do some research of my own so I can figure out what was said and what it meant. Christine has this way of meshing fiction and reality that's blends the lines. I know I'm reading something not real,
Nov 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
***ARC Provided by the Author and InkSlingerPR***

Short stories are tough. You have to pack a lot into a short amount of space and still tell a story that is interesting and engages the reader. I tend to be very picky about the ones I will read as i find a lot of them fall short. The 1001 Dark Nights series of books, however, are quickly becoming favorites of mine as they tend to be well-written and excellent shorter stories.

CD Reiss is an expert at telling a story. A duet, a standalone, a shorte
Nov 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017-wishlist
Raven was introduced in King of Code when she was hooking-up with Taylor, although not a serious relationship the alteration to their status with Taylor and Harper now together has made Raven look for alternative, stable employment.

All Raven has ever wanted was to make sure she was secure in her employment and stable financially after growing up with artistic free-spirited parents who often forgot the mundane necessities of life like food. Embarking on a new career, Raven is determined to make t
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CD Reiss is a New York Times bestselling author. She still has to chop wood and carry water, which was buried in the fine print. Her lawyer is working it out with God but in the meantime, if you call and she doesn't pick up she's at the well hauling buckets.

Born in New York City, she moved to Hollywood, California to get her master's degree in screenwriting from USC. In case you want to know, that

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“I want to apologize.” I crossed my arms, savoring his humiliation. “For?” “For telling you how I really felt at the wrong place and time.” “So you’re apologizing for the circumstances?” “I’m not going to apologize for wanting you.” 1 likes
“I took one step toward him and he took the sign as if it was in neon paint. Which it was. Neon paint with klieg lights. It said kiss me. Before I could complete the thought, I was against the wall and his lips were on mine. There was a fierceness to his mouth, a hunger that was the opposite of cold professionalism. His tongue fed me and his hands owned me. I could have melted into him so easily. I could have given myself over and loved every minute of it. I wanted to. My body wanted to. Every nerve in my body vibrated for him.” 1 likes
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