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Money Man

(King Maker #1)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  641 ratings  ·  104 reviews
Nice girls end up last.
Or that’s what I tell my best friend when I spot him for the first time.
He’s everything bad girls’ dreams are made of.
Tall, gorgeous, and sporting a full on smirk when he catches me staring.
So what does this broken hearted girl do?
I toss back my fourth shot and end up in the fancy hotel bathroom getting my mind blown by the sexy stranger.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 19th 2019
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

PS. Guy on cover is mine mine mine!

Book 1 in duet
Release: September 30, 2019
Nice girls end up last.
Or that’s what I tell my best friend when I spot him for the first time.
He’s everything bad girls’ dreams are made of.
Tall, gorgeous, and sporting a full on smirk when he catches me staring.
So what does this broken hearted girl do?
I toss back my fourth shot and end up in the fancy hotel bathroom getting my mind blown by the sexy stranger.
Reasonable. Especially after dumping
Oct 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
“You weren’t supposed to matter. No woman ever has. Yet I can’t let you walk away.” 💚 Woooooooo!! On a scale of 1 to holy shit that was HOT - MONEY MAN had me blushing on more than one occasion...and that was just in the first chapter! Kalen is a sexy, dirty talking Scot, who has his sights set on sweet Bailey. Their chemistry was off the charts and I thoroughly enjoyed the cat and mouse chase between them!! Once I started this one, I couldn’t stop and I can’t wait to find out what’s going to ha ...more
A.M. Hargrove
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book...This MAN... he is my kind of MC...full of himself and the perfect blend of cocky and jerk so you want to kick him in the you know what but God is he sexy as hell all at the same time. And the plot/story line had me completely wrapped up and flipping the pages until the final one. This is one of those books you hate to see ending. I loved both character arcs--they were perfection. Bailey was a delight. She was not the pushover I had at first believed she was going to be and if there's ...more
Three Chicks
Nov 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars
Review by Jen Skewes

This book started out with a bang, literally. And from the moment I started reading it, I could not put it down. When I go to the end, I could not stop thinking about it. I honestly wasn't sure what to do with myself at that point. I had no idea what to red next or how I would even b able to concentrate on anything else. This book was HOT and steamy. The hero is an arrogant, cocky, domineering, jerk of a man, and I LOVED him!!

Bailey grew up in a world that is so much
Tricia Bartley.  #AuthorStalker
I finished reading Money Man by Terri E. Laine several days ago and I swear I can not quit thinking about it!!

”Happy Fucking New Year.”

Get ready for your next book boyfriend crush!!!

Y’all this book sucked me right in from the first chapter and kept me turning those pages well into the night until I read that last page.

”I had sex in the bathroom..”

(ohh goodnesss the first chapter is sooo hot and steamy…how can you not be sucked in???

Umm who am I kidding, this whole book is one HAWT AND STE
Weronika -  Little Steamy Reads
"You weren't supposed to matter. No woman ever has. Yet I can't let you walk away."

Terri completely blew my mind with this book. This story is steamy, a little bit angsty and totally unputdownable! Kalen and Bailey's chemistry is off the charts and I loved the constant push and pull between them. Annnnnd... HOT ALPHA ALERT! Kalen is one of these characters we hate to love. He's a total jerk, full of himself, but he's also oh, so delicious! Terri E. Laine put also some secrets in this story and I
Pamela Lilley
Oct 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’m in love. I know, I know, I always seem to fall hard for the leading men, but I swear, this is true love. Kalen Brinner is perfect. Yes he’s a bit of a controlling take charge alpha, but when push comes to shove I believe he’s got a soft side, I think there’s so much more to him than book 1 shows us (yes, it is a cliffie, and yes, I’m devastated I’ve got to wait, but on the plus side, I get more Kalen, and that’s not a bad thing, far from it). Like most of my book boyfriends, Kalen doesn’t do ...more
Nov 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is out of this world amazing. Terri E. Laine has blown my mind and left me with my jaw on the floor. I needed a few hours to collect my thoughts and feelings in order to write a review worthy of this epic masterpiece. This entertaining story sucks you in right from the start and holds you captive until you've reached the end breathless and begging for more. Money Man has a fast paced and well thought out plot with great dialogue and multi-layered, intriguing characters. If you prefer y ...more
Nov 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Wow!!! Terri E Laine, just knocked my socks off with her new book Money Man. It took me a couple of hours after I've finished the story to come up with a review. It was that phenomenal. The plot was as intriguing as the characters. And I don't only mean the main two. But what made me love it so much was the fact that it was sexy, entertaining and absolutely unputdownable! It's true that Money Man is much steamier and a little different from this talented author's other work, but I loved it all t ...more
Oct 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
I think this might be my first book by Terri E. Laine.
well, it happens...

Anyway, about the book...I can't get into re-telling, cause it ends with a cliffy so I guess you'll have to either be pulled in by the blurb itself or just go in blind, like I did.

even though, you could predict the way it would end, it was all coming towards it, STILL you can't escape that gutting feeling of "yikes" when the actual ending comes...damn

in just a few words....there's pent up mystery for the first pages.
Oct 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fascinating story! Each and every word are practically drool worthy! Love it 😍
* A review copy was provided by the author *

~ 4.5 Lass Stars ~

I feel like I have been waiting for forever for the release of Money Man by Terri E Laine. I was so excited when it landed on my kindle. I devoured this book in one day!!

I found this storyline very intriguing and I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.

My only disappointment with this book, is that I wish I would’ve been made aware that this wasn’t a standalone novel and that it is Book 1 of this duet. I was reading along and loving t
Becky Rendon
Oct 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy Orgasm denial! Lol. Pretty sure I'm labeling Terri E. Laine a tease of epic proportions

Money Man is better than I was hoping, worse than I expected, and downright evil in it's cliffhanger!

This sexy mystery man is everything you could want! EVERYTHING!!!!! Sexy, mysterious, with an accent that makes panties wet...(I'm not the only one caught up on that Brogue!) He is sex personified. Demanding and thoroughly talented, he is definitely a fantasy come to life. His unnerving need for her is ju
This story ends in a cliffhanger! Be forewarned! Had I known I would not have started this as I don't like starting series unless all the parts are out. I have no idea if this is going to be a duet or a trilogy but I'm not all that keen to find out.

Our h basically grew up in an amish type community and has broken free. She's got herself a job after college and is doing things that would get her excommunicated like having sex before marriage, using technology, partying, etc... She's practical
Oct 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

Poor Bailey, her life so far has been ruled by domineering, arrogant males. From the world in which she was raised to a cheating slime ball ex. But she is finally on her own and trying to start over. Living with her best friend she is gradually beginning to trust her own judgement and make her own choices and then.... bam... she has a totally out of character, in the moment episode which turns out to be the hottest night of her life!!!! Oops... that wasn’t meant to happen!!
The out of ch
Oct 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing

5 minutes in and I was addicted!

Kalen’s confident, cocky and crass attitude won me over instantly, he was a sexy jerk that at times I could see why Bailey wanted to slap him yet other times couldn’t resist him. I’m Scottish and have never noticed before the effect the word lass could have ; )
He was the perfect MC to help Bailey get over her ex and have some fun with.
I loved both MCs, Bailey wasn’t as mousy as she first seemed and it was good to see her loosening up and getting over the insecur
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved every minute of this incredibly hot story!

“Money Man is EVERYTHING and more! The amount of steam coming from this story is deliciously combustible!”

Kalen and Bailey story is absolutely addictive. I found myself so lost in it I was almost finished. Not wanting it to end, I had to slow myself down. Reading their story is as easy and breathing, even when I was holding my breath!

Kalen is the hot Scottish man who is seriously alpha male in all things! Mysterious man with an unknown past. Ba
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness!! I went in blind and I’m loving Money Man!! That cliffy at the end and I am in need of book 2!!! Terri did an amazing job with these characters. Just the right amount of alpha and sexiness you want in a H. Can’t wait to see how Bailey navigates through the mess and how she’ll deal with the secrets.
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW! This book is unbelievable…
Unbelievable intense…
Unbelievable hot… well, I mean PANTY-MELTING hot…
Unbelievable sexy… OMG… please let me meet a sexy Scot, too…
Unbelievable passionate… so passionate that my dreams are invaded by passionate Scots…
Unbelievable twisted…
Unbelievable everything!!!

Ms. Laine captured me with the very first page and never let me go until I read „The End“. And now I need MORE...
Heather andrews
Oct 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Kalen is just a tad bit crass, “I already have, lass, and I freely admit I love to eff. And from the sounds you made last night, you do too. The question is, where we will ef next?” Kalen just spouts poetry, " ***k is a loyal son of a ****h and only has eyes for you.” I liked this book, I loved Kalen.
Anita  Hodzic
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love this book!So well written!That ending,i did not see that coming.Can,t

wait to read next one!Highly recommended this book........
Diane plourde
Oct 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Beta read this part of a duet. It starts with a bang in the steamy department. A New Year’s Eve that will be memorable for the both of them. Lizzy never thought she would see Kalen again but faith as other plans for them.

This is a great story that sucked me in and didn’t let up until the cliffhanger. They have great chemistry going on. It was intriguing and quite entertaining. This part is not meant to be read as a standalone, it’s the start. Bottomline this is a must read.
Thuy Taylor
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I've been dying to read this book since Terri has been teasing it from the beginning. Finally, and she didn't disappoint. Right off the opening, its HOT, it pulls you into these two characters. Bailey and Kalen are total opposites, how they grew up, how they live their life, everything. A one night stand in the bathroom of a bar sets off a plethora of it all. Mystery man, Kalen can't just get enough of Bailey. There are secrets, complications, opposites attraction and it makes you want these two ...more
Nikki Costello ***Crazy Cajun Book Addicts Blog***
Wow, I loved loved loved everything about Money Man. It was such an intriguing story with great characters that were easy to relate to and even easier to love.

Bailey and Kalen were as different as chalk and cheese but as soon as they meet their chemistry is sizzling. They soon embark on a sort of friends with benefits relationship but as feelings start to come into play and secrets and lies are revealed do they really stand a chance.

Such a fantastic story and I can't wait to get my hands on book
Kelly - Words We Love By
Jun 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Ugh You've got to be kidding me! I'm loving this book and it moving along I didn't even realize I'm at 98% and I'm at a Cliffhanger! SEND MORE NOW PLEASE! I love it! ❤
Latifa Morrisette
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Boy this book did not disappoint. Kalen and Bailey are amazing. I need more of these two stat. You will absolutely love this book like did.
Cee Cee Houston
Oct 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Money Man by Terri E. Laine turned out to be much more than I was expecting. For one thing, it’s not a standalone and finishes with a bit of a cliffhanger.
Kalen is sooo sexy. He’s a dark, brooding, dominant and yeah, kind of arrogant Scot. He’s been brought to New York by his father, and not by choice either.
Bailey is different from most heroines. She was brought up in a community and sheltered most of her early life, but she knew what she wanted even as a teenager and when given the chance she
K.A. Lightle
Oct 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Omg there's so much to say but I'm not going to ruin it for you. It's a must read from terri.

If you have read anything from terri before you know your going to have one really hot man and a sassy but sexy and classy lady that make the story and you not wanting to put it down.... Now saying that the story of Bailey and kellan is just like that hot..... Now I must say I need more and know there's more to come
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Gosh, this book was riveting - from cover to cover. The suspense, as well as the heat/chemistry between Bailey & Kalen/Jeremy, had me eager to figure out what was going to happen next. My only issue is that I didn't know I was going to be reading Part 1 of a duet; I was truly shocked when the book ended in a cliffhanger.

Bailey is a shaky, indecisive heroine; and a lot of her hesitancy and waffling could be traced back to what little we get of her past and her roots. She's still a heroin
Judi Halpern
Oct 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a super hot read through out the book. The chemistry between Kalen and Bailey is hot, hot, hot that You will not be able to put it down. This first book will leave you wanting more. I can not wait till the next book.
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Terri E. Laine, USA Today bestselling author, left a lucrative career as a CPA to pursue her love for writing. Outside of her roles as a wife and mother of three, she’s always been a dreamer and as such became an avid reader at a young age.

Many years later, she got a crazy idea to write a novel and set out to try to publish it. With over a dozen titles published under various pen names, the rest

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