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4.52  ·  Rating details ·  63 ratings  ·  48 reviews
A vulnerable widow down on her luck. A narcissistic millionaire with all the right resources. Will steamy tension lead to unlikely love?

Harlow Hart didnt think life could get any worse. After risking a return to dating and getting catfished in Asia, she winds up broke and on the first flight out. Surprised by the airlines sexy CEO offer to help her, she refuses to fall for
Published March 19th 2020
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Mar 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book, it made me laugh and made me cry and I couldnt read fast enough and then I was sorry it had ended. Cash may have been an A (Amazon wont post my review if I use the word) but he has a heart of gold and Harlow couldnt have been luckier than to have been on his plane. Both of them have had terrible tragedies in their lives and maybe that is what unconsciously brought them together, and how fabulous were they even though it took them a long time to get there, they are ...more
Mar 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
It's been said that we tend to latch on to our first Impressions of people and although we may see otherwise its sometimes hard to change our opinions. With that being said, Harlow and Cash are a great example of that. Their enemies to lovers story is a slow burn and you just feel the instant attraction and it was fun to see how they slowly realized that what they felt for each other was something orher than dislike. I enjoy Dee Palmer's heroines, they're vulnerable yet strong when they need to ...more
Jami Kehr
Mar 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Palmer has slayed the Slow Burn corner of the book world! Readers will be comparing all future reads to this beauty!

Crazy Hot, Steamy, Sexy and Sinfully Good!

Harlow is tragically naive, broken and running from the crap her life has become.

Cash is the gorgeous millionaire white knight that may be just as broken as Harlow.

These two steam up the pages and keep the slow burn seriously intense! This is a must read! Palmer has upped her game and created Fire with this one!
Mar 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I fell in love with Harlow and Cash from page one. Their hate/ love interest had me chuckling at the absurdity of their responses to each other. Their law of attraction is truly opposites attract. They each have apprehensions about finding love. I thoroughly enjoyed this book!!
Gail Head
I! Loved! This! Book! It is a must read! The only problem I had with it is that I wanted more!! I was a little thrown by the way they met (very innovative-I am a retired flight attendant, btw) and Harlows combativeness. But the story shapes up very nicely! ...more
Beyond The Covers Blog
Mar 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: celeste
Well I went into this book with eyes wide open and was pleasantly surprised with the story.  First Impressions by Dee Palmer is the first book that I have read by this author and it was well written with drama and a slow burn, enemy to lover romance that was endearing.  In so many books authors shy away from calling out the female characters for their outlandish or brattish behavior and I am not for name calling, but I couldnt help but fall a little bit more in love with Cash when he would tell ...more
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

Theres more than a little animosity between Cash and Harlow in the opening pages of First Impressions by Dee Palmer, which took me somewhat by surprise. With past experience and a nasty encounter colouring Harlows view of rich men she is determined not to fall for his charm and comes across as more than ungrateful for his help. Maybe its just Cash who rubs her up the wrong way by waving his wealth in her face, but sweeping assumptions and first impressions at the start of their story
SBee Reviews
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
★ Slow-sizzle ride of a romance ★

We don't need
Or anyone

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

I don't quite know
How to say
How I feel SNOW PATROL - Chasing Cars lyrics

Harlow and Cash will pull you along on their slow-sizzle ride of a romance from page one. Both beings have hearts of gold but are so lonely and wanting to be loved. So much so that for Harlow, she drops everything to be with a man she made plans with on social media. And
Lisa Pearson
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Enemies to lovers..

This new book from Dee Palmer, is a enemies to lovers ...slow burn romance.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, it is a little different from what you would normally expect from this author. Ms Palmer usually writes novels with a heavy dose of erotica, which she does splendidly, I might add.
First Impressions is a refreshing story from this author, which shows what a diverse a writer she really is. It centres more around the levels of the relationship that build between the
Sissy's Romance Book Review
First Impressions by Dee Palmer is the story of Laiken Cash and Harlow Hart.
Harlow hasn't had it easy in life. Harlow lost her husband and when she thought to start again in the dating world she had fallen for a scam. Then she meets Laiken who comes in to save the day but not trusting as she had been she is cautious of him. Laiken ends up making her pay him back by being his Personal Assistant. Where both have sparks going back and forth toward each other they also have attitude that they can't
Charmaine Logan
Mar 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
First impressions is a standalone contemporary romance novel. The main characters are Laiken Cash and Harlow Hart. This is a enemies to lovers story.

Dee has out done herself with this story, it was fabulous and I fairly enjoyed reading it. May there be more like this to come.

Harlow ends up getting catfished in Asia, leaving everything behind except the clothes on her back and a little money, she gets the first flight out of there. The airlines CEO tries to help Harlow as much as he can but
Paula Scott
Mar 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I love every book Dee Palmer has written. I say it every time, I fell in love with the main character and he's my favorite so far. Forget what I said, Cash is my favorite! The banter between these two, Cash and Harlow, is hilarious! The animosity, the name calling, the slow building of their relationship. I didn't want the story to end, but couldn't stop reading. I know it's a stand alone, but I'd read more about this couple! Congratulations, Dee, another fantastic book!
Sally Hardie
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic standalone book! It kept me reading from start to finish! The characters were so real it was unbelievable! Thanks Dee for the humungous bags under my eyes from lack of sleep lol, only kidding, what a fantastic read! I hate spoilers so I will only say this, after being catfished in Asia, the heroine finds herself on board a plane for the first place she could find to feel safe, gets moved as she is such a distraction and nuisance to the other passengers, she meets our hero and ...more
Mar 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
4.5 or 5
The banter between Cash and Harlow is cute....
Story goes from funny...cute...somber and then beautiful..
Susan Ritter
Mar 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fabulous story, I couldnt put this book down! A must read. I love the banter. I love Cash, sigh. In my mind, this author keeps getting better and better with every book. ...more
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dee-palmer
Harlow and Cash are two broken souls. Their 1st meeting is one of absolute hatred! Harlow has lost everything in her lifetime. Her parents and husband are dead and now shes by herself in the world. Harlow thinks she finds a new romance in her life but that turns disastrous. Everything is lost again but her self-respect.
Cash is wealthy and carries a lot of guilt on his shoulders in regards to his only sister, Freya. Business is Cashs life. Women come and go but there is no one and no
AJ's book-reMarks
Mar 12, 2020 rated it liked it
So, First Impressions is a little slow to start but it picks up about a third way in. A widower, Harlow Hart decides that she is going to give online dating a chance gets catfished in Asia and finds herself alone on a plane heading to NYC with no money, clothes or place to stay. She is making such a fuss an airline personal was able to change her seat to first class where she meets the person responsible for the charges, CEO Laiken Cash. There are a few surprises but overall it was another ...more
Romaine Heart
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I could tell after reading the first few pages that this book was going to be a five star read! Heartwarming. Heartbreaking. Hilarious. Slow burn. Lots of sexual tension.
They say first impressions are important when meeting a person but that isn't always true.
When Cash meets Harlow he isn't quite sure how to handle her smart mouth. Both seem to be pushing each others buttons.
Harlow and Cash have both suffered personal tragedies in their life. Two lost and lonely people living somewhat in the
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Lorraine Hodge
my favourite author ms Palmer I absolutely devoured this in one night just couldnt put it down I had to know the ending.Harlow is my all favourite Brit shes an emotional wreck at the beginning, but my shes got a potty mouth which I loved shes a true Brit and so funny with everything thats happened to her shes still feisty takes no shit attitude, and shes hilarious she made me laugh and cry. Cash what a hero loved him from the get go. I didnt want this book to end I throughly enjoyed it and I ...more
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Omg from the first page I was hooked on this book....Harlow and Cash are hilarious together....the story is funny,bittersweet and sad at times.

Dee has brought to life these two amazing characters with such chemistry it's unbelievable....Harlow is very feisty from the getgo and Cash doesn't know how to handle that.

Loved the book from beginning to end and would love to read more about these two.

Congratulations Dee on another fantastic read
RaChelle Holmberg
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Received as a gift from the author through her fan page, this was a wonderful book. The characters were realistic and full of emotion, the story line kept me interested and turning pages. I'm a big fan of this author, and have been for years.
Sarah  - Kindle and Koffee Book Blog
Pretty Woman meets when Harry met Sally.... the hilarious banter from this light hearted Rom-Com t will have you laughing out loud!!

From the get go this was just hilarious; I just love the British sense of humour, sarcastic come backs and tongue in cheek dialect. Cash and Harlow were made for each other. Harlow was no push over despite being down on her luck and caught is what can only be described as an impossible situation. Most of us would have crumbled, not Harlow, she gave Cash a run for
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)

Harlow is having the worst day/flight of her life. She's been crying her way through the flight when the airline attendant upgrades her to first class where there's only one occupant. A very hot, very arrogant occupant who immediately makes Harlow's hackles rise (in more ways than one). And he wants Harlow to accept his gracious upgrade in thoroughly naughty ways.

As she works for him, the more she can't keep her attraction for the maddening man at bay. Their verbal back and forth, quite
Lynda Munroe
Mar 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Just finished reading First Impressions. Dee has a winner with this book. It is listed as a rom/com and I must admit it lives up to its name.
Harlow is a wonderful character who is naive and easily fooled and Cash is my kind of male character, hard and standoffish on the outside and a completely wonderful man when Harlow breaks thru his walls. These two characters have been written an awesome story that is quick, sarcastic, and funny. There are highs and lows and the lows hurt you when you read
Krista Webster
Mar 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
"Someone like him" - 4.5 stars.
This story is about the first impressions Harlow and Cash have of each other when they meet by chance. Both have been through a lot and find it difficult to work out their developing feelings for each other. The author slowly reveals the reasons why they act and react to certain situations.
The protagonist Cash is really interesting and who doesn't like a nice dominating handsome man with a bit of spark. He might be arrogant but there is a softer side to him that
Kari Hansen
Mar 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Harlow is devastated when her first relationship since the death of her husband has left her destitute and with few options. All she wants is to get home but having to work for the CEO of the airline as his PA for the next month could either be the best thing to happen to her or the worst.

Cash is intrigued by the feisty yet exasperating woman who is making things difficult for everyone around her. He offers to help so that others around her are not inconvenienced by her behavior but instead of
Mar 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Don't judge a book by its cover in this story about first impressions.

When Harlow and Cash end up in first class together, both make snap judgements about the other and allow these to cloud the perceptions of the other.

As Harlow ends up in America with nothing, Cash starts to show his true colours by taking her in and providing what she needs. Harlow is a little stubborn and shows a reluctance to accept his help after being let down by a man already.

This was a fun, quirky and fabulous read. It
Hendrik Van Den Bergh
Mar 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
A well written, funny and emotional novel. There are so many life lessons.

Harlow Hart is a strong independent woman, but sometimes she just need to relax and accept the help given to her.

Laiken Cash, known as just Cash, is rich and famous, but broken inside and is too stubborn to believe that anyone can save him.

Harlow and Cash met on a plane to New York. He moved her from Economy Class to Business Class. She confessed to him that she has no money and no luggage. She just took the first flight
April Symes
First Impressions by Dee Palmer is a slow burn enemies to lovers romance. Cash and Harlow are the couple that will have you at attention , memorized by their chemistry.
Sizzling, Slow Burn, Heartwarming, Humorous, Heartbreaking at times, and full of Feels. The push/pull between the main characters is there. Cash comes across as driven , brash and cold when really he is a good guy. Harlow is a widow who is just so sweet but has been taken advantage of and is very naive but she has a bit of a
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Dee Palmer lives just outside of London with her husband and (slightly embarrassed) children. Her passion is writing sexy steamy romance stories that will scorch the pages right off your kindle and are guaranteed to make your heart pound. She loves an HEA but isn't afraid to put her readers through the ringer before she delivers.

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