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3.62  ·  Rating details ·  129 ratings  ·  55 reviews
“We play by my rules now.”
—Kit, the new boss


Who does Kit Walker think he is? The trust-fund heir waltzes in and wants to boss me around, but if I catch him misbehaving, his father will yank his inheritance. Stalemate, right? Not when our chemistry is irresistible! Ironically, we run the top dating app. Could this be my “perfect match”…or the perfect scandal?
—Alexandra, t
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Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 224 pages
Expected publication: March 1st 2019 by Harlequin Desire
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Cristina | CristiinaReads
Dec 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-books
➳No matter what or where, I will always be drawn to anything by Katy Evans and this beauty is calling my name...





➳As a true fan of Katy's work, I will never back down to reading any of her novels! Especially when it's a steamy, office romance that will have you wanting more. This kind of romance is the type of romance that Katy is known for and deserves every form of appreciation because of it. Kit Walker and Alexandra will stand tall with power and determination as individuals. When they first
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MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Feb 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
REVIEW TO COME
4 Stars!
(ARC provided by author)

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Book Maniac Forever

4.5 "Miss Croft" Stars
Katy Evans is always an author I look forward to read. She constantly achieves to create remarkable couples with intense chemistry. Boss isn’t an exception with its irresistible hero and feisty heroine that just are the perfect match. It’s a swoon worthy read for sure!

"This sexy man is playing my heart like a guitar, and all I want is for him to keep up this insane melody."

Alexandra Croft is driven and very focused on her career. When her boss retires and introduc
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Nicolette (FallingOverBooks)
ARC received thanks to publisher & Netgalley.
Kindling Micky
The premise for BOSS is the kind of book that promises a trope I enjoy. An office, heated dislike, slight forbidden element and chemistry. Alex was the boss under the owner of a dating app company but the owner decided to pass the reins on to his errant son, Kit.

Kit was arrogant, normally polished but inexperienced in business. I liked the idea of Alex mentoring him, even if he didn’t. Alex was a strong character initially but she had elements of flakiness. Alex was naturally attracted to Kit an
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Snow
Feb 05, 2019 rated it it was ok
Despite the fact that Katy Evans wrote MY Remy...I can't say that any book of hers after that was a stunner...

Either my expectations are way too high or I just can't find that groove in Ms Evans' books...I have to say this story was simply 'meh' for me...with unfortunately totally forgetable characters...*shrugs*

Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
I was so happy when Katy Evans' announced she would be releasing a book for Harlequin Desire. I knew this book would be quick and steamy, and thankfully Katy didn't disappoint. She writes alpha heroes so well, and Kit Walker is full of alpha goodness. I couldn't get enough of his and Alexandra's story! If you like office romances with a strong heroine, I highly recommend you read Boss!

Full review to come!

Thanks to the publisher for generously providing me an ARC to review.
YaYa
Jan 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

A nice, quick insta-love story with a strong female and male boss leads. Lots of sparks and very steamy sexy times. Highly recommend for those looking for a fun read that may help you out of a book funk.

*An arc was provided by the publisher via NG in return for an honest opinion.*
Rochelle | Rochelle Reads ♡
I adore everything Katy Evans. I also adore office romance. Guess who's freaking excited?!
Stephanie
Feb 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
Katy Evans introduces us to Kit Walker in Boss!! It is her first Harlequin Desire release. You will be romanced and swoon as you read this feel good, romantic story. As Katy states it is a short and modern sexy romance. Boss is fast paced with a combination of insta-love/enemies-to-lovers laced throughout.

Alastair Walker – CEO of Cupid’s Arrow is retiring. He is leaving his son, Kit, to take control of Cupid’s Arrow. Kit is a laid-back playboy with a reputation, a fun “party boy.” He has spent t
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Bigbooknut
Feb 01, 2019 rated it liked it
3.25 stars

I'm a big fan of Katy Evans. Remy is one of my top 10 favorite heroes. As I alluded to earlier, I was afraid that the constraints of a category romance might affect her voice. Happily, this wasn't the case at all. The witty exchanges and strong sexual chemistry between the hero and heroine that Ms Evans does so well were here in abundance. The story started out very strong, but the characters were not always consistent and I think the shorter story length impacted her pacing. The initi
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Feb 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ratula
Katy Evan's Boss was a delightful read. It was sexy and snarky and I loved the Employee-Boss dynamic. Kit and Alex were delicious and full of swoons!

When Kit Walker is suddenly Alexandra Croft new boss she could not have expected the fiery chemistry between them. Meant to mentor him before he takes the reins, their explosive chemistry and sizzle could be felt off the pages. This story had heat and sizzle and I look forward to more stories from this author in the future. 4 stars! ~Ratula
Michelle Rodriguez
Feb 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
I haven’t read a Harlequin Romance in years. When I started reading romance, I would pick up either a Desire or Blaze from the bookstore.

If you have read a Katy Evans book, but of her leading men tend to be a little brooding, or like playing head games and her leading women tend to be more timid. Here you get Kit the soon to be CEO of his father's dating app company and Alexandra, the tough as nails HBIC of her design team.

Since this novella is not set to release until May, but if you’re looki
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Jenn
Feb 11, 2019 rated it liked it
An office romance mixed with a little enemies to lovers. It was a quick read that wasn’t big on emotions. I was able to sit down and devour in one sitting. It was enjoyable but not memorable.

I do look forward to the next book though.

I received an arc and this is my honest review.
Stephanie
Feb 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Katy Evans introduces us to Kit Walker in Boss!! It is her first Harlequin Desire release. You will be romanced and swoon as you read this feel good, romantic story. As Katy states it is a short and modern sexy romance. Boss is fast paced with a combination of insta-love/enemies-to-lovers laced throughout.

Alastair Walker – CEO of Cupid’s Arrow is retiring. He is leaving his son, Kit, to take control of Cupid’s Arrow. Kit is a laid-back playboy with a reputation, a fun “party boy.” He has spent t
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Wendy LeGrand
Feb 06, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: arcs
Boss is a fast-paced, entertaining read written as a Harlequin Desire story. These reads are emotional, sexy stories filled with passion and desire, sexy times and ultimately end with Hero and Heroine riding off into the sunset. Okay, they don't really ride off into the sunset, but they do find their happily ever after. Such is the case Kit and Alexandra. Two people who started off hating each other in that classic enemies to lovers, office romance kind of way, but quickly succumbed to the blazi ...more
Becky Wise
Feb 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Boss is an amazing steamy quick read. I couldn't put this one down. I love the heat that left me fanning myself. The insta-lust between Kit and Alexandra is felt from the very beginning. This is one steamy office romance. You feel the hate and the heat as Kit and Alexandra go head to head in the office. The sparks fly once they decide to become friends. I love the changes in Kit as the story line goes on. Alexandra is feisty and fiery. She is dedicated to her job. Kit comes off as a playboy who ...more
Rady Reads
Feb 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
Insta-love story at fast pace.
The characters were moving at lightning speed from not liking each other to falling in love. She worked her butt off to the get to the job shr she always wanted as a head designer and he inherited the managment position by not moving a limb, living his life at its fullness. There was quite jealousy thrown in the game. She as her former boss's favourite, he as his own blood.
The story itself is short, cute office romance with steamy scenes, twist and HEA. While i lo
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Lorie Glowania
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Alexandra has worked under Alastair for years putting together there dream project a dating app. But now he decides to semi retire and wants his playboy son who knows nothing about business to take over. Worse yet he wants her to report on he is handling things. But when she meets him sparks fly on both sides and they both get off on e wrong track. Can they make this work and come to a understanding or will it be sabotaged. A quick read by a wonderful writer
Laura
Dec 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Ashley Gayhart
Feb 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
I had never heard the term ' A Harlequin Romance ', and honestly I had to look up the definition to even find out what it means. To be quite blunt, Boss is the pure definition of a Harlequin Romance . A simple story with a happy ending. As always, Evans has the ability to write anything she puts her mind to, with the perfect writing style, that always seems to capture my attention. Boss is not a complex story, it is a quick bite into the romance world, with characters that are likable. This inst ...more
buzy_reading
Dec 15, 2018 rated it liked it

When the CEO retires, his colleague is assigned to help transition the new successor. With no business experience the new successor must prove himself worthy. A trial run is provided while the colleague reports back to the CEO. All is compromised when love blooms in the workplace.

Harlequin Desire stories move quickly sizzling up the pages with steamy sex scenes. They are set in a world of luxury and drama. This particular story is an office romance between the boss and the colleague. This one h
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Cecily Bonney
Jan 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
I love me some Katy Evans. I was so excited when Netgalley approved me to read and review this book.

Alexandra is the best at Cupids Arrow and everyone knows it. Even the CEO Alistair knows it and he groomed her to be great!

Then out of the blue Alistair decides to retire and leave his son Kit in charge of is pride and joy. I really like how much Alistar cares for Alexandra, it is like a father daughter thing.

Now that Kit is running the place he and Alexandra are all out of sorts. He has never wo
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"He speaks in a toe-curling British accent that should be outlawed in the States."

I'm a Katy Evans fan and was thrilled to find this new Harlequin Desire story.

The mouth-watering sexy Boss who shows up to shake up her orderly life was not what she'd been expecting. She thinks he's just a playboy who thinks he can charm his way into everyone's good graces, but she has news for him, she's not that girl.

Alexandra has been the 'secret weapon' at her job. She's worked tirelessly for years, burnin
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Diksha Dikshu
5 stars
As a big of Katy and her writing i was so excited when i heard about her new book. And she did not disappointed with this one too just like all her other books. Boss is a sexy, sweet office romance that left you all giddy and wanting more. Katy is the queen of writing alpha males and Kit Walker is sweet, arrogant alpha male. Its hate to love kinda romance.
Alex has always been the best at her work and her boss Alistair CEO of the company she works trust and called her 'secret weapon'. But
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Theresa Natole
Feb 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Definitely not your typical boss and employee romance. This one is so much more. Exciting, enjoyable, romantic, real. When Alex first meets Kit she really doesn't like him, and when she is told she has to be his mentor she isn't too excited. After all he is a rich playboy who hasn't worked a day in his life. Now he is the acting CEO of his father's multibillion dollar company. There is an attraction but she definitely does not want to acknowledge it. But he does surprise her. Kit steps into this
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PFL
Feb 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Boss by Katy Evans tells the story of Kit and Alexa and is a quick insta-love story, which is part of The Harlequin Desire series.

Alex is working at a dating app company called Cupid’s Arrow, as the head of the marketing department. She is helping support her sister and refuses to let anything ruin her opportunities. In comes Kit, her boss’s son who is in line to take-over the company. Alex doesn’t like that she has to babysit Kit, who she believes does not have much of a work ethic. They don’t
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Elizabeth Clinton
Feb 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When working for a company named Cupid’s Arrow you never think that maybe it might strike you.
Alexandra Croft leads the design team and has the utmost professionalism when it comes to her job. Her boss has unending respect and confidence in her but when he says he’s announcing his retirement everything she knows about her job is about to change.
Kit Walker is the ultimate party guy, Ladies man and everything that’s not right for Cupid’s Arrow but when your Father owns the company and wants him
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Romantic Intentions Quarterly
Kit Walker, established playboy, is attempting to establish himself as the new head of his father’s online dating business. Department Head Alex is keen to support Kit at first, but her empathy soon turns to hostility when Kit’s method of establishing himself is over-riding her decisions and design work. A completely ridiculous drunken outburst from Alex – that would get her fired on the spot in the real world – resets the relationship and they embark on an affair. However, Alex has been given a ...more
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