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A delicious new single dad standalone romance from New York Times bestseller Kendall Ryan! 

Lexington Dane was my brother’s best friend growing up.

We did everything together.

He taught me how to throw a punch, how to change a tire…and he taught me how to kiss. I fell hard and fast, and gave him all my firsts.

I promised I’d wait for him…

But I’m done waiting, because
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Kindle Edition, 278 pages
Published September 1st 2020
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Dawn
Jun 18, 2020 rated it did not like it
This trope is beyond sexist and pathetic. The guy breaks the girls heart and completely moves on. He is successful while the poor broken hearted woman sits at home in their small town lining away for him. His respect for her is so low that now he expects her to be his hired help and care for his child with another woman. How does this sound appealing to anyone with self respect? So he got to go out and be the rich playboy bachelor “sowing his wild oats” and now that he was forced to settle down ...more
Christy
3.5 stars

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I love a good brother’s best friend story and add in the second chance romance and single dad with the cutest daughter- I was so ready for this one!

Lexington Dane and Corrigan Stewart dated in secret when they were in high school Corrigan was in love and devastated when Lex left her to live a big life in NYC. Now, a decade later, Lexington is back in town and needs a nanny for his toddler. His best friend recommends his sister, Corrigan, since she’s a teacher and off for the summe
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Sannia
Really over this trope. I'm not sure what's so appealing with being discarded or left behind. While he moved on and has a child with someone else. :\ ...more
Syndi
Dec 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
I am surprise that I like this book more than I expected. I am not a huge fan of Miss Ryan. Her NA romance has a lot of misses with me. Penthouse Prince is a nice surprise.

The story is short so there is not much character development or drama on the story. The story of single dad mixed with second chance romance got my attention. I wish I can have more groveling from Lexington. But like I said, short story.

Overall I enjoy the book very much.

4 stars
Meredith Wilson
Aug 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020-arcs
Penthouse Prince is a full length standalone second chance romance novel by Kendall Ryan. In this we meet single dad Lexington Dane and school teacher Corrigan Stewart.

Corrigan secretly dated her brother's best friend Lex when they were in high school. Things between them were great. They were young, happy and in love. But that all changed when he left her and moved to New York. She gave him her heart and he completely crushed it. Now, ten years later, he's back in North Carolina along with his
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MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Aug 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
4.5 Stars!
(ARC provided by author)

-Could I be lucky enough to have that kind of love twice in a lifetime?

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Lexington Dane is a wealthy, handsome, workaholic who loves his job as a real estate mogul in New York. He's one of the city's most eligible bachelors, and also a single father to a two year old daughter who is his whole world. Between running a business and being a dad, he stays pretty busy and doesn't have time for much of a social life. Circumstances suddenly have him leaving his big c
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Kendall Ryan
Sep 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Mahima
Sep 14, 2020 rated it it was ok
DNF....(30%)
The writing style isn't as enticing as I expected. So that sums everything up I guess as I wasn't motivated to read it further.

The plotting I must say is good but writing didn't do justice to the good storyline.

Also the story's way too fast pace for my liking.
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Jessica Alcazar
“…there’s no way in hell I’m falling for her hot-as-sin daddy…” >> famous last words people! LOL


You guys, there is nothing better than reading a single parent romance journey where the child steals the show right from under them! OH MY HEART! I’m sucker for kids people! HUGE sucker and Grier stole the whole darn thing! This story could have easily been a conflict heavy storyline, but Kendall chose differently, and I am so glad for it! Lexington and Corrigan’s past never felt like a roadblock in
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Keri Loves Books
Aug 15, 2020 rated it really liked it

This second chance romance has the cutest little girl and a sexy single daddy. Both will steal your heart. They were the perfect combination to win back his first love.

Ten years ago, the guy Corrigan fell in love with dumped her and walked away. She was still in high school and he was headed for college. She gave her heart away and he crushed it. Even after a decade, it still hurts.

Lex is back in town. When he left for college, he never came back home after. He headed to NYC and became the real
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Amy
Aug 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020, review-books
4 Super Cute, Second Chance Stars!

Penthouse Prince follows the story of Lex and Corrigan. Growing up, Lex was best friends with Corrigan’s brother. That friendship made the three of them inseparable. Lex was everything to Corrigan and one day their friendship blossomed into more. Everything was going fine, until one action changed everything. Lex went off to college and never looked back. It will be 10 years before Corrigan and Lex will be reunited. Lex has moved back home, but he needs a pretty
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Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
3.5 ⭐'s

Lexington (Lex) and Corrigan had a secret relationship in high school. He is older and when it came time to go off to college, he broke her heart.

Now he's back because his mother has terminal cancer...but he's not alone, he has a two year old daughter, Grier, and he needs childcare for her. Corrigan's brother and Lex's best friend, Dax, suggest hiring Corrigan. And this is where things get awkward.

Lex really has no idea the damage he has done. He thinks that by apologizing and saying h
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ABookLover73
Sep 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, arc
FIVE SECOND CHANCE STARS for Corrigan and Lex 💛🖤💛🖤!!!

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

One more great Kendall's book that made me smile and laugh a lot!

"Penthouse Prince" is a second chance romance with brother's best friend and single dad tropes.

Corrigan is a sweet female character whose heart is made of gold.

Lex is a male character who has everything that a woman can wish for in a man.

Corrigan and Lex's relationship is pure fire and full of feels!

If you're looking for a single dad romance and you also love Kendall's writi
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Gabriela P.R
Sep 01, 2020 rated it did not like it
Gosh! If a man dumped me and never looked for me for 10 years and then came back asking me to be the nanny of the child he has with another woman, I would ask him nicely to go screw himself. And oh, why the heroines can’t resist a handsome man? Is that hard? It excludes all the bad things he has done?
Stories like that aren’t romantic or sweet.
Sara
Sep 04, 2020 rated it it was ok
Single dad, second chance romance. Short, sweet with much push & pull but very predictable. Im very tired of reading about the guy who dump the girl and goes on to live his life, have a child & return and tries to pick up where he left off & of course it works out because the female has been pining for him for years 🙄🙄
Jenny
Aug 31, 2020 rated it did not like it
Whose fantasy is it to be left behind while the guy lives his best life and has a kid with somebody else and the comes back to hire you as a nanny? This is such a tired trope. Never do we see the women left behind become rich and successful. Why is that?
Melissa  ❤️ bookaddict_fanatic
Are you a sucker for a single dad, bestfriends sister, second chance romance with an adorable 2 year old that will melt your heart? If you answered yes then you absolutely need to read this book!

Lexington Dane is everything you could want.....successful, wealthy, hot as hell and an amazing father to Grier. Corrigan is a beautiful, sassy, loving woman with a heart of gold and Lexington's ex. Lexington and Corrigan were high school sweethearts but when he left her behind it tore Corrigan apart and
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Karen
Aug 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
*giving five stars to negate the one-stars prerelease.


UPDATE:
I read a steamy excerpt and DAMN. Now I'm REALLY jonesing.


SECOND UPDATE:
GOooooooooOOod and worth the wait!
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Jennifer
* A review copy was provided by the author *

~ 5 Single Dad Stars ~

Who doesn’t love a swoony single dad romance story?? But add the second chance and brother’s best friend element and know that it is written by Kendall Ryan, then you know you are getting written gold!!!

Penthouse Prince was an amazing story!!! This book reminded me why I love Kendall Ryan books so much. I love her series a lot but her standalone novels are the best to me. I don’t know what it is, but when Kendall gives us a standa
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Aliyah Northington
Sep 01, 2020 rated it it was ok
Meep. Despite finishing this in just a few hours, this book was a major letdown for me. It has all of the right ingredients for a fluffy beach read, but it just fell really really really short for me. (view spoiler) ...more
Zoe
Aug 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Spicy, sexy, and sincere!

Penthouse Prince is an adorably heartfelt, second-chance romance that features the sweet, dependable Corrigan and the handsome, successful, single-father Lex as they navigate a relationship that includes a high school romance that ended badly, undeniable attraction, smouldering tension, and a precocious, cute-as-a-button toddler.

The writing is effortless and fluid. The characters are hesitant, generous, and endearing. And the plot is the perfect combination of family, fr
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Rochelle
Sep 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this second chance/single dad romance by Kendall Ryan. She doesn’t disappoint with this story. Lex and Corrigan dated when they were in high school until he left and moved away. Fast forward 10 years and he is back and now needing some help taking care of his 2-year-old daughter while he is taking care of his sick mom and his business. Corrigan is volunteered by her brother, his best friends and since she has the summer off, she is perfect. Loved them together. He had a lot to work for due ...more
Nancy Metsch
Aug 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I truly loved every page of this book.
There is nothing sexier to me then seeing a father love their child. So reading a book about a single Dad is even sexier.
Lexington Dane is so many things. And let me tell you it was very easy to fall in love with him. Putting aside his wealth, I loved the fact that he uprooted his life for his family. That is beyond amazing. He had a huge life that he built in New York. But something very important made him go back home, I loved all the feels with this
Kim Whitehead
Aug 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Well I devoured Penthouse Prince! Heartwarming and sweet! Kendall Ryan just knows how to touch your heart! I giggled and swooned! There’s nothing better than the warmth and innocence of a sweet child! Such a touching story!
Michelle
Sep 02, 2020 rated it it was ok
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Liz
Aug 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Penthouse Prince by Kendall Ryan is a sweet and charming second chance romance. Corrigan once loved Lexington with her whole heart. Then he left and broke her heart, though forgetting him proved to be difficult. Ten years later, he is back with an adorable daughter. She is determined to keep him at arm’s length because she can never trust him again, right? But when he needs help, she is the one person he can trust.

Corrigan is sweet and caring but wants to protect her heart. Lex knows he hurt he
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Lana-White Hot Reads
Aug 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Lexington Dane is one hot daddy who is determined to right a wrong!! Lana~White Hot Reads

Lexington comes back to his hometown to take care of his sick mother. While home he realizes he needs help with his adorable 2 year old daughter and ask for help from his ex girlfriend and love of his life Corrigan. After a decade apart, these two have unanswered questions and feelings which need to be resolved. Can Corrigan forgive Lex and can Lex make her understand? You'll have to read to find out. This w
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Stacy Ross
Aug 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of Penthouse Prince by Kendall Rayan. It’s a romance book about a second chance romance. It also incorporates the best friends sister and office romance tropes. It was an amazing story. You can’t help by immediately fall in love with Lex, the single dad who moves back to North Carolina to be closer to his sick mother. Back home he hires his high school girlfriend to be his Nanny for his adorable two year old daughter and instantly they scream happy family, even though they are ...more
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