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The Mistaken Billionaire (Muse #2)

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  117 Ratings  ·  55 Reviews
Thomas St Clair is used to getting exactly what he wants, when he wants it. So when a mysterious woman shows up at his door with his runaway dog and her presence drives away his writer’s block, he’s willing to put up with her secrets if it means she’ll stay around.

Mila Elderkin once had a promising career in journalism, until her dreams were shattered by a rising star in t
ebook, 150 pages
Published June 5th 2017 by Entangled Publishing, LLC (Indulgence)
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Sissy's Romance Book Review
'The Mistaken Billionaire' by Lexxie Couper is book Two in the "Muse" series. This is the story of Thomas St Clair and Mila Elderkin. I have not yet read the other book so for me this was easily a standalone book.
Mia is on her way to her sister's party but a dog comes running out and she almost hits him. So Mila sees that the name tag on the dog has a nearby address, so she goes to return the dog. When she knocks on the door she sees Thomas on the other side. Thomas thinks she is his hired comp
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Well, I read this book in one day. What does that say? First, I couldn’t put it down. Second, I was enthralled with both Mila and Thomas and just couldn’t get my fill of them. Third, Lexxie Couper knows how to pen a story, keep her readers engaged and on the edge of their seats.

I adored both of these characters and loved that the story was about them. Yes, there were a few supporting characters who were important to the book but weren’t truly highlighted until they were needed to help push the
4.5 stars

The Mistaken Billionaire by Lexxie Couper was a sweet and very enjoyable read.

From the first page I was hooked, I loved Mila's character and loved being in her head.
It was fun watching Thomas and Mila together, they entertained me all throughout the book and loved how their relationship unfolded. From mistake in identity to the steamy lovers, these two were perfect for each other.
And if you're like me and love dogs, you will love Reaper, Thomas's adorable dog. He added to my overall en
Caitlyn Lynch
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I don't even know where to start telling you how wonderful this book is. It's absolute GOLD.

From the moment Mina rescues super-famous horror author Thomas St Clair's dog, she knows she's in trouble. Not least because once upon a time, when she was a budding journalist and he was a barely-out-of-his-teens author with a New York Times bestseller, he blew her off when she was assigned to interview him. Exasperated beyond reason, she wrote a brutal exposé on his awful childhood, and then he got her
Bette Hansen
May 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved this one! It's very well done. Great characters, pace, and writing made for an enjoyable read.

Thomas is a writer dealing with a serious case of writer's block. When Mila knocks on his door he assumes it's the date his assistant set up for him for the charity event he needs to attend. Really she's only there to return his dog. If she had known who lived at the house she probably would never have knocked. They have a bit of ugly history between them and although he's never actually met Mila
Jessica Alcazar
Lexxie Couper makes me happy LOL

The Mistaken Billionaire was a terrific. The case of mistaken identity gone awry! Lemme just tell you the fun this book was ... so Thomas has writer's block and is ridiculously frustrated but one look at Mila and poof block no more. He also is under the impression that Mila is his hired escort for the charity event he is attending the evening he meets her. .... Now Mila, okay, she is just a woman holding a lost dog at Thomas' front door. She's not an escort. But
Elizabeth Neal
Jun 12, 2017 rated it liked it
Mila is a teacher now, and she loves it, but her first career choice was journalism...until her dreams were destroyed by an upcoming writer. She loves her students and is willing to do anything to ensure they have everything they need, including dressing up an attending a wrap party for her sister, Josie. Now if she'd only have read the directions correctly, and didn't stop abruptly to avoid a dog, and follow him to make sure he was okay. After finding him, and getting knocked over by the happy ...more
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)

Enemies who have never met? A muse with a secret? The Mistaken Billionaire is the story of an author with writers block and a woman whose life he ruined years ago.

Thomas St. Clair skyrocketed to literary fame early in his life. Mila wanted to be a reporter for the New York Times more than anything. Writing an article about St. Clair was going to be her ticket. Except, he never met with her, gave her any info, or participated in the interview in any way. So, she became and investigator and found
J.S. Snow
Sep 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am beaming from head to toe after reading this book. Being a huge Lexxie Couper fan, I can say next to Love’s Rhythm, it’s her best work. The character development was spot on and I found myself smiling every single time I swiped my ereader.

The one thing I love about Lexxie’s works is she somehow weaves beloved characters from her other ones in the current story line. You find yourself sitting straighter and giggling at a mention of one of them, and then feel as if you just had a happy reunion
May 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. This love story is a case of mistaken identity. Not a story that has been told often. Milla is a school teacher who's dreams were shattered 8 years ago by Thomas St Clair. Thomas is a very successful horror author. Their paths cross when Milla almost runs over his dog Reaper. She takes the dog back to the address listed and finds his owner is her enemy Thomas. Thomas mistakes her for his date and she goes with it. This story was exciting and fun. The chemistry between the two ...more
Bec - Book Magic: Under a spell with every page

Mila Elderkin had her heart set on becoming the best journalist ever, but circumstances robbed her of that chance when she penned a piece that upset the person she wrote about. However, years later, she finds herself enjoying the company of the literary star whose harrowing past she dissected, then penned an article on and had published. Worried about explaining who she really is, Mila does her best to keep her identity a secret. But when Thomas learns the truth, will he be able to forgive her o
May 08, 2017 rated it liked it
The premise of this book had some promise. About eight years ago, Mila Elderkin was a promising intern at the New York Times who was promised a permanent job if she could write a good profile of a young up-and-coming novelist, Thomas St. Clair. Well, St. Clair refused all her attempts to interview him and blew her off with insulting lies. So she did her research and wrote a profile about how his parents’ ugly divorce might have influenced the themes in the horror novel he’d written. The retaliat ...more
Jun 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Loved this romance by Lexxie Couper! I was intrigued by the synopsis, and the story didn’t disappoint! Mila is a school teacher, but that wasn’t the career she had in mind. She was on her way to being the journalist she always dreamed of until one man completely derailed that dream. Thomas is a literary genius. He is the world’s most successful horror novelist and hit the New York Times bestseller list at the mere age of 18. Now, he finds himself stuck…the words aren’t coming easily anymore, and ...more
May 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! What a great story Lexxie gives us. The famous Horror author with writers block, the once hopeful journalist blacklisted by him 8 years ago and now a school teacher.
They meet through awkward circumstances, his dog gets loose, she finds the dog and seeing the owners name of the tag turns her stomach, she does however return the dog to his doorstep. He's on a deadline and can't produce. He's lost it. When she shows up at the door he mistakes her for an arranged date for a party
Jun 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
What are the chances of accidently coming across someone that you have loathed for eight years? Is it fate? This is exactly what this novel is about.

Thomas hit the headlines with a best selling novel which turned into a film, eight years ago when he was barely seventeen. He is now a billionaire and very much in demand. His childhood upbringing has taught him to keep everything close to his heart. Until now!

Mila's dream of becoming a journalist ended after writing an article which had her fired
Anita Byars
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sexy, Sweet and Fun! Excellent Read! I loved everything about it from the interesting characters and their interactions, their amazing chemistry and connection to all the fantastic details. The Mistaken Billionaire is the romantic ride of a lifetime. Lexie Couper created a world that is believable and compelling. I loved it, it kept my attention the entire time making me turn the page like a mad woman. I could not put it down and I didn't want too read this in one sitting.
These two have a histo
Jun 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have a confession.  I may or may not overlook a book if it has the word billionaires in the title. (Insert blushing emoji hiding behind hands) I can't help it. Since the book market has been flooded with independent titles, I have found myself disappointed with several of the billionaire insta-lust romances.

BUT I was intrigued by The Mistaken Billionaire's plot - it looked like a fun read. BUT I let it sit in my library forever. Honestly, I had wicked high hopes and I was terrified that I was
Angel Hatfield
Jun 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Mila is on the way to her sister’s party when a dog comes running out and she almost hits him. She sees the god’s tag and goes to return him to his owner. The dog’s name was Reaper. Thomas opens the door and thinks she is an hired escort that his assistant had hired for a charity event he must attend. Mil decides to let Thomas believe that. Somehow Mila seems to help Thomas overcome his writer's block and hires her just to be around him. She seems to look familiar to Thomas. Eight years ago Mila ...more
Jun 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Mistaken Billionaire is book two in the Muse series and it is just a good as the first. All the books in this series are standalones so you don’t need to read the first one before reading book two. Thomas St. Clair is an author and in the middle of book that is on a deadline but dealing with some serious writer’s block. Mila finds a dog in the street so when she sees the address is close by she decides to deliver the dog personally. Mila is shocked when Thomas opens the door because eight ye ...more
Linda Quick
May 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
LOVED this book! Mila is a former aspiring journalist and current school teacher driving to meet her sister at a party when a dog darts in the road. She stops to get the dog and looks at the owner information on his collar and is let to Thomas's door...the very same Thomas the writer that crushed her dreams and almost destroyed her.

Thomas is on his way to a party where he is being honored and thinks that Mila is the paid escort there as his date. So, lots of mistaken identity that the author has
Kelly Bailey
Jun 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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The book starts off with things I can relate to - getting lost and yappy dogs. Some times what you make someone out to be is a 180 of what they really are.

His wise cracks and flirty ways to Mila when they first met caused me to like Thomas St Claire from the start. I wasn't sure about Mila once I found out about her secret but she grew on me. I understood why she was the way she was. She had everything figured out until she didn't. These characters were perfect for each other.

Couper puts you t
May 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. This love story is a case of mistaken identity. Not a story that has been told often. Milla is a school teacher who's dreams were shattered 8 years ago by Thomas St Clair. Thomas is a very successful horror author. Their paths cross when Milla almost runs over his dog Reaper. She takes the dog back to the address listed and finds his owner is her enemy Thomas. Thomas mistakes her for his date and she goes with it. This story was exciting and fun. The chemistry between the two ...more
Deana-Coffee, Books, Life Blog
4.5 Stars!

If ever there was the perfect time and place for what could be the most epic act of revenge………. Then things like attraction, chemistry, intrigue, passion and a conscience go and get in the way. Who would have guessed that your worst enemy is the one you crave the most.

From a thought of revenge, to a crazy but interesting proposition to an unexpected need Lexxie Couper’s The Mistaken Billionaire is a fun, feisty and so hot read. I loved the chemistry and tension that Mila and Thomas p
Dana Busenbark
This book was a hoot to read! What happens when Mila gets turned around and ends up across town from where she is supposed to be and almost hits a dog running into the road in front of her? Who does the dog belong to? What is his name? When she finds the dog and takes him back to his home, what happens is completely unexpected and a blast to read. It's like two trains heading on the fast track to a massive wreck. When Mila becomes his muse, what happens? How does she recognize the name? Why? Wha ...more
Jun 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed The Mistaken Billionaire, the second book in Lexxie Couper's Muse series. I always have mixed feeling when I read a romance where one of the main characters is lying about their identity to the other, but the author executed the plot perfectly and the fact that Mila didn't tell Thomas who she was for the majority of the book wasn't annoying or overdone because from the very beginning when it came to their relationship who Mila really was never mattered to Thomas. All he cared ab ...more
Jul 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There are a lot of books that I go through, probably near 20 a month. Certainly hundreds in my collection. I have a soft spot for 50k racy romances with a big emotional payoff. bonus points if theres a spectacular HEA. But VERY infrequently, if never in all honesty can I say that I fell in love with the hero and heroine as completely as I did here. This book drew me in, challenged my mind, and kept the pages turning at a rapid rate. I may even turn it over and read it all over again. There was s ...more
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Mistaken Billionaire (The Muse Series Book 2) by Lexxie Couper
• Fate
Another great muse story! I don't know how Lexxie comes up with these hot, sexy muses but I definitely enjoy reading the final result. This HEA love story is full of down to earth emotion, I can't wait to see what'll be next. You never know what fate (and a runaway dog) has in store for you until the time is right! Due to sexual and adult situations this novel is recommended for readers 18 and older. I voluntarily reviewed
Jun 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved The Mistaken Billionaire! This muse series is sweet and fun, but also sexy and hot! Thomas found his muse in Mila, and she gave him just what he needed. This was such an entertaining and riveting book to read! I loved all the characters, but I was really drawn to the romance and relationship between Thomas and Mila! It was funny, engaging, and lively throughout the story! I'd highly recommend Lexxie Couper - you won't be disappointed! I voluntarily reviewed an advance reader c ...more
May 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was given this ARC by NetGalley for an exchange for an honest review.

I was hooked from the very beginning. Mila and Thomas relationship might have started as a misunderstanding but it soon became more. Yes, Mila was only with Thomas to be his muse and to get him to pay for the laptops for her students but as she got to know the real Thomas St. Clair she started to fall for him little by little. They both hurt each other when they were younger and starting out in their careers but as adults th
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Lexxie’s not a deviant. She just has a deviant’s imagination and a desire to entertain readers with her words. Add the two together and you get darkly erotic romances with a twist of horror, sci-fi and the paranormal.

When she’s not submerged in the worlds she creates, Lexxie’s life revolves around her family, a husband who thinks she’s insane, a indoor cat who likes to stalk shadows, two yabbies h
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