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The Promise

(Single Dad Support Group #5)

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When an ex-boyfriend turns Jayne’s night out into a living hell, he has no choice but to make a deal with two hot, hunky, would-be bodyguards. The promise? If they can get him out unscathed, Jayne will do anything they want…

Sarcastic, snarky, and totally fabulous, when single dad and bioethicist Jayne is cornered by his abusive ex-boyfriend on a night out, he comes up wi
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Kindle Edition, 509 pages
Published March 25th 2019 by LoveLight Press
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Debra
It may just be me since the majority of readers seem to absolutely love this story, but I really couldn't connect with the characters here. I also felt that the story dragged and I found myself skimming through parts of it and it still took me 4 days to get through it. Even the SDSG chat couldn't help me with that. There was a lot of secrecy involving Everett and Caleb's relationship and it turned out that the reason was nothing all that big and it was almost the same for me with the build-up to ...more
~nikki the recovering book addict
4.5 stars!!!

I love this the best out of all the books in this series. Admittedly, I love the main series this one spawns off from. And the series so far hasn’t wowed me or even come close to the calibre of the main series. But this!! This was the saving grace!!! I loved it!! So much!! 😍

The witter, the banter, the humour and the babies!! They all come together and mesh into this lovely, lovely story. And to think I wasn’t too enthusiastic about reading it. The curse of the terrible blurb once aga
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Kelly
Mar 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: lgbtqa, m-preg, mm-dads
Arc provided courtesy of LesCourt.
All reviews are voluntary and my honest opinion.

Two dominant Alphas in need of a third to balance them. One omega on the run from an abusive ex.

The triad develops pretty quickly, but some of that is standard fair for A/B/O. Caleb and Everett are well matched, it's nice to see them compromise together, and fight to respect Jayne's bodily autonomy during his heat.

The beginning was a little sluggish for me, despite Piper Scott's advanced world building. I think
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Emily Seelye
Apr 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, m-m, triads, mpreg
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Bora Noona
I liked this book a lot. It was a cute three-way relationship of equals. And the bottom/omega was clearly the one in charge of everyone, which I loved. My one complaint is that it isn’t really a stand alone book. I mean, I was never completely lost, but there were several times where I was like…what the heck is going on? I skipped most of book two and all of book three and four, so that is on me. And to be fair, the summary doesn’t claim to be stand-alone. But it was so close to being that! Wi ...more
Mimi
Mar 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

I really enjoyed this one of the SDSG. Jayne, Caleb and Everett are so perfectly matched for each other. But I can't wait for Knot's book. Unfortunately it will be the last of the series but she saved the best for last. Can not wait!!!!
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Vickie
Jul 14, 2020 rated it did not like it
Ugh, I hated it. I like ménage relationships but I don’t love them. I always feel like someone is left out and I have yet too see where it’s equal. I don’t even know why Caleb was part of the book because it seemed like the Jayne and Everett show. It just annoyed me a lot to see that they were obviously closer and made the read not fun. Another reason, I was so flipping bored I wanted to cry, there was a lot of times when I had to power through and not DNF like I so baldly wanted to. Again I ski ...more
Amanda
Jan 12, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love this story so much and it's even better in audio. After meeting Jayne in the previous book, I definitely wanted his story, and I love that he got his HEA with Everrett and Caleb. This was a truly well written MMM relationship, and even though two of the people involved were already in a relationship, it never felt off balanced. I loved seeing familiar faces from past books and past series, this is probably best enjoyed if you've read all the previous SDSG books as will as the His Command ...more
Lori
Oct 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! It did take me a while to get through it because it had a little more angst than I thought. But Jayne and Caleb and Everett were all amazing and Shep was fun too! The love story was sweet and hot and as an MMM I didn't feel like anyone was the odd man out of the threesome.

I am glad that Jayne didn't turn out to be a bad guy in Mal's book and ended up being a fantastic character. Although I am going to be sad when the series is over, I can't wait for Knot's book!
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Amanda
Mar 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Such a wonderful addition to the Single Dad Support Group series! I knew there had to be so much more to Jayne than we saw before, and we finally get to know him under all the glitter and sass (which are pretty epic on their own in Jayne's case, tbh). My heart broke for him and Parker and everything his psycho ex put them through. But as much as I loved Jayne in this book, it was Everett and Caleb who completely stole my heart. Best friends and lovers, there is one significant reason they have n ...more
Jennie
Mar 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Caleb and Everett meet Jayne in a club. The established couple are there for Jayne when he needs their help.
I loved the way they all came together. Allowing Jayne to go at his own pace. The first time they came together was smokin hot!!
There are plenty of feels between them all. The love and support amongst them tangible.
It was great watching them grow into their relationship as they begin to trust in each other and that they all have together.
I enjoyed seeing the other single dads too. I reall
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Lelyana's Reviews
Apr 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, mm, arc

*3,5 starts*

It pained me to give this book a lower rating compares to the previous books in the series.
The story was actually focus on Jayne. while Gabe and Everett in a cusp of their wobble relationship, finding Jayne was like a fresh new start (?). But I was a bit questioning the decision between Everett and Gabe to add someone in the middle. Bored (?).
I just hope their relationship doesn't really that fragile. It was only two years, and they need another?
I have no idea.
But overall, the stor
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Dana
Jan 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: m-m
I absolutely love this series and I had been so curious about Caleb and Ethan from their small appearances in the previous books. Loved to see their story with Glitter Doctor.
Jenn (not Lily)
Sep 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ku, mm-romance, m-m-m-plus
This is my favorite of the series so far -- smoking hot smexy times, adorable babies, tough alphas turning into mush for their sassy omega, families coming together. Did I mention the steamy hot threesomes? And besides all that, it was LOL funny at the most inappropriate of times. Yes, I want Knot to finally get his own HEA and I can't wait to see what insanity that looks like, but I'm not sure how it's going to beat this one. ...more
Debbie
Independent reviewer for Gay Romance Reviews, I was gifted the audio version of this book.

This is book 5 in the Single Dad Support Group series, and while it's not totally necessary for you to have read books one through four before this one, I would recommend you do. There is much referenced here that happens in the previous books and it would give you a much better picture of this group of men and how they support each other. And also, I said so!

Because I bloody LOVE this series! Granted, Th
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Gabbi Grey
Jan 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Loving Jayne, Caleb AND Everett (an audio review)

I adored Jayne in the last Single Dad Support Group book. Snarky, defiant, glitter-obsessed. But those things hid a dark past and when Harlow suggested he join the online support group, Jayne, with a five-month-old, decided to reach out. Glitter Doctor’s arrival in the group caused quite a stir. Glit as he quickly became known, fit right in. And thus the group expanded. When his younger brother Simon moved to LA to be with Harlow, Jayne found hims
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caroline wilson
May 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
🎇🎉🎊🎉


I received this book by the author and This is my honest opinion.
This book description intrigued me, I always love an mmm storyline and while not new to piper Scott's writing this is in fact the first book I've read from the single dad's series. I know shock horror, and book 5 to start off the series aswell😀, so this review is coming from someone with no knowledge of past characters or in-house jokes.
This is the tale of Jayne a fun glitter loving little dynamo, meeting Everett and Caleb both
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Amy Dufera - Amy's MM Romance Reviews

The Promise is the fifth book in Piper Scott's Single Dad Support Group series. As usual, we get to visit with the former characters as well as getting a great new romance.

I love this series; everything about it. It's filled with humor as well as heart. It's full of complications and a whole lot of amazing couple with great children.

Poor Jayne is suffering from the abuse his ex bestowed on him. His ex was manipulative and controlling, and Jayne can't get stop looking over his shoulder in fear. H
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Abrianna
Mar 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the fifth book in the Single Dad Support Group and it is fantastic. I love MMM books and when I discovered that's what this book was going to be I was so excited.

I called Caleb and Everett's relationship in The Solution. Seeing how much they love each other and how badly they want their relationship to work, even though they know that what they have might not be enough that doesn't mean they're not going to try.

Jayne's been hurt. Badly. The only thing he has to keep him going is his fa
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Phoenix13
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fabulous, Love & Glitter!

This installment of a Single Dads Support Group series is amazing! A bit longer than the previous books, which is always good for me. As always one of my favorite things is the rapport and dialogue-often hilarious-between the SDSG members, but there are many other great things about this book of course.

I was so glad to finally get Jayne’s full story! We got hints previously so I had anticipated a bit of the scenario but it was awesome to finally KNOW. And having all the
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L.D.
The Promise is the fifth book in the Single Dad Support Group series, a contemporary, omegaverse romance. The book does feature a poly relationship (m/m/m) so if that is not your cup of tea then move on. I absolutely love this series and was incredibly excited for this next installment.

This book deals with some heavy issues revolving around an obsessive and dangerous ex-boyfriend turned stalker, and the trauma and healing that comes from escaping an abusive relationship. Each of the three men in
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Jaimed
Mar 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
LOVED!

I loved this book. This is my favorite so far! I'm sure I say that with each new book in the series, but that means they just keep getting better. I love Jayne, Caleb and Everett. These three guys are wonderful. Jayne is as sassy and snarky as he was in the last book, but this time we also get to see who he is under his shell and behind his walls. He has been hurt, but still open to new experiences and new people. He hold so much inside, that it is great to see him let himself be free with
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Emma Burbidge
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Promise kept...Glitter galore!
This fifth book in the Single Dad's Support Group by Piper Scott has been long awaited by those of us who are fans and members of her author group on Facebook since she has been teasing us with some tantalising excerpts for the last few months. It has been well worth the wait. I barely put this down except to sleep and eat, and - oh, yes - go to work! LOL
We find Jayne, his infant son Parker and his younger brother Shep getting on with their lives after their middle
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Rachwithheadinabook
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Glittery heaven

Ok wow just when I thought I couldn't fall in love this series any more than I already do Piper Scott comes back with this glorious book about three wonderful men who find that together, they can do, survive anything.
I highly recommend that you will get the most out of this series if you read them in order as there are more than a few in jokes by this group of single dads.
This fifth book of the series has been long awaited, Jayne (think firefly) is a Glitter arms dealer, Doctor,
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Snorf
May 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
So I don't normally read throuple books. It's not normally for me. But I'm already invested in this series so I gave it a shot. I liked it way more than I thought I would. It's probably because this healthy of a relationship is pure fantasy, poly relationships can work but the one in this book was so....easy. They barely had to work for it. Everything internal to the relationship worked out perfectly. There was no internal strife. All the strife came from an external force - will the families ac ...more
Kirsty
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Being a fan of the Single Dads Support Group I was definitely looking forward to GlitterDoctor’s story. Piper Scott definitely didn’t disappoint with The Promise.

Jayne originally meets Caleb and Everett in a club. We’ve met Jayne before in a few places - and Caleb and Everett also link in with some of the Single Dads. Jayne has 6 month old Parker, and is also looking after his teenage brother Shep. There’s trouble in his life and despite trying he’s not been able to get himself out of it.

Caleb a
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Patricia Hoffstaetter
Mar 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: finished-reading
I truly enjoyed reading the fascinating & intriguing MMM romance. I found the plot interesting, well-thought out & written. The unique characters have individual personalities with attributes of determination when faced with certain situations.
There is: a sassy omega single dad on the run from an abusive ex (Jayne) his 6mth old son (Parker), his teenage brother (Shep) the two domineering alphas that become involved in his life (Caleb & Everett), the devious abusive ex (Bastian), twists & turns,
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Sarita Chapdelaine
Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
This is another excellent book in the Single Dad Support Group series and I loved everything about it. I don't read many MMM stories except when they are part of a series that I love but this is definitely one of my favorites as the relationship between Jayne, Caleb and Everett is so well done. They have very clear boundaries that they stick to and they talk about everything together. I like that Caleb and Everett are so supportive and caring with each other and with Jayne, Shep and Parker as we ...more
Ashley
Apr 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
Jayne's life has been going down hill ever since he made the mistake of trusting one guy who he though was a nice guy, now the guy has turned into a crazy ex following him around, showing up at all times and scaring him and his brothers. When his ex corners him one night, he tries to find the biggest burliest guy to take him home, when that guy turns into two, well things turn interesting. Caleb and Everett have been hiding their relationship from their family for a long time because they aren't ...more
ButtonsMom2003
Jan 10, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio, grr
Audiobook review:
Overall – 5
Performance – 5
Story – 5

Suspenseful story and a triad romance!

The Single Dad Support Group is an amazing series. I have loved every one of the books and Michael Ferraiuolo’s fantastic performances shouldn’t be missed by anyone who is a fan of the series. I think you’ll probably enjoy this series best if you read the books in order.

This is Jayne’s story and we finally learn why he’s named Jayne! There’s lot of glitter and humor in this story but also some drama due to
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Piper Scott debuted as a trio of authors looking to write together for fun. Their collaboration led to three novella-length books (Love Me, Save Me, and Keep Me,) before life sent them in different directions, leaving just one author with an omegaverse plot bunny that wouldn’t leave her alone. Obey was born several months later… but the plot bunny never left—it multiplied.

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