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The Billionaire's Fake Fiancée

(Billionaires of Manhattan #4)

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I'm no Prince Charming, and the last thing I want is a Cinderella.

My instructions were simple: scour the city for a fake fiancée who's not my type at all. Have her on my jet Monday morning, dressed appropriately for a yacht vacation.

I need a woman believable enough to convince a certain client that I've changed my playboy ways…yet nothing like the supermodels and socialit
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Published April 28th 2020
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❤️ Paulette  Alphas Review
Title: ➳ ❤- The Billionaire's Fake Fiancée
Author: ➳ Annika Martin
Publication:, April 28, 2020.
💖💖💖 💖

ღ Rex O’Rourke has bad reputation as playboy, that he never sleeps with the same woman twice. Seem to have caught up with him! That reputation is now seeming to be affecting some major deal

So you guess by the title, this Billionaire is looking for Fake Fiancée to close deal of lifetime…
All Rex needs to do is to keep his hands off his Fake Fiancée for a two-week cruise on his potential client’s yach
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Lacey (laceybooklovers)
Anyone else a sucker for the grump falling for the sunshine character trope? Or the fake engagement trope? If so, you’re in luck! Annika Martin’s latest rom-com has all that goodness (if you couldn’t tell, I love a good grump) and more. The Billionaire’s Fake Fiancée is a fantastic, light-hearted romance that will have you smiling and giggling. It’s feel-good and adorable and exactly what I want in a rom-com!

I’ve been wanting to read Annika Martin’s contemporary romances for a while. I’ve only e
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Dilek VT
Jul 07, 2020 rated it did not like it
I didn’t enjoy this book at all. And after a while, I started to skim and scan it to be able to finish.

My main reason for my dislike of the book is the fact that I immensely disliked the heroine’s character. I don’t like people who try to look too happy, too fun, too care-free just to hide away their vulnerabilities. She was too bubbly and too silly. She thought she was funny but she wasn't. I mean, think of a person who says “sad face” when she is making a sad face or who says “excited face” w
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Annika Martin
Apr 20, 2020 is currently reading it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Thank you so much for all your amazing love for Rex and Tabitha!! Heart-eyes!
"I love a growly hero who falls for a sunshine-y heroine and Annika Martin NAILS IT!”~Susannah Nix, author of Remedial Rocket Science


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The Billionaire's Fake Fiancée Sneak Peek!
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Ambriehl Khalil
⭐️ [4.75/5 Stars] ⭐️

This is by far my favourite book in this series. I loved every single second of this and it was so much fun. I love strong willed heroines with huge personalities and Tabitha was exactly that. She kept her feelings very concealed and I know a lot of people don’t like that but I actually prefer it because I looooove when it’s the hero who is pining instead. Rex and Tabitha fit together perfectly; she’s literal sunshine and so goofy and he’s moody and has a bad attitude and she
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Mylan
Aug 10, 2020 marked it as didn-t-finish  ·  review of another edition
DNF at 25%.

Started reading this one a while ago, but just couldn't stay focused on the plot. It's a fairly standard "quirky" middle class protagonist who pretends to be together with the love interest. The characters just felt forced and lacked any sparks.
Jessica Alcazar
Rating this book 5 stars just doesn't seem like enough. This story was epically glorious on multiple levels ! The amount of time I spent laughing and smiling while reading this book should be criminal. I extended my reading time of this book to two days just so I could feel total happiness a little bit longer. The world is in crisis right now and Annika Martin has come to the rescue!

Listen, I've been reading Annika's work for a lot of years. I've met her in person. She is one of my all time f
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Danielle's
Apr 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved it. Funny, entertaining and cute smiley face. He’s a workaholic and she’s a fun hairdresser. What happens when you sprain your wrist and can’t pay the rent? You take a temporary job.

Rex O’Rourke is all business. He doesn’t know how to have fun. When a magazine article puts him in an unfavourable position with a client, he’s in need of some help.

One business trip, one fake fiancée and a small cabin on a cruise. What could go wrong?

Tabitha is all kinds of fun and even though Rex is grumpy
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Jessa
I am truly begging the author to please stop with these awful titles and covers, because this series is SO GOOD and this one was a contemporary romance gem just like the others. I needed this book to be called The Hate List. Anyway, loved this one.
Jen (That's What I'm Talking About)
Tabitha owns her own mobile hair styling business, and for the past two years, she’s cut Rex’s hair at his office every Friday evening. She loves pushing his buttons, and while he’s a bit uptight, she’s been crushing on him since the start. Rex O’Rourke is a major financial player; when he talks, every body listens. He’s trying to win over the biggest account of his career, but in order to do so, he must spend two weeks on Gail Driscoll’s private yacht with his fiancée. The only problem? He isn’ ...more
Natshane
Apr 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
5 Hot Pink Barbie Stars

I'm in awe.

It's not rare that we often fall heads over heels with a fictional OTP, but y'all, I was completely, utterly, wholly, extremely, absolutely ENGROSSED into Tabitha and Rex's story. Reading Annika Martin's books always do that to me, her writing is like a supermassive black hole, the gravity of it so strong that it sucked in your surroundings and let you forget the world, existing only in the bubble her words had created.

I get what you're thinking: it's the usua
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Erin Lewis
Apr 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 Star Review The Billionaire’s Fake Fiance by Annika Martin
Annika Martin is a new author to me and why I have not come across her books before, I have no idea. This was a well written and entertaining read that had me riveted from the first to the last chapter.
The writing was strong and the characters were easy to relate to and I found myself totally invested in Rex and Tabitha ’s story. This is a feel good book that left me with a smile on my face, it was also steamy and passionate. Rex ticke
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Buffyanna
Apr 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, billionaire, rom-com
5 “Hot Pink Barbie” Stars

Why is this a 5 star rom-com? It’s because I loved the smart, funny, wounded heroine. Tabitha Evans is a mobile hairdresser who has had a crush on her weekly, high-powered Wall Street client for the past two and a half years. The unexpected opportunity to play the role of his fake fiancée on a two week super-yacht vacation is a dream come true, except Tabitha has learned the hard way that dreams don’t come true.

*”Guys always put themselves first—you never want to depend
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Shatarupa  Dhar
Synopsis:
Tabitha Evans, Rex O’Rourke's hairdresser, finds him handsome in a gothic way. And she's someone who takes his temper in her stride. As well as looks forward to the opportunities to rile him up. She thinks he is always unnecessarily annoyed with her.

A financial powerbroker, Rex needs to convince one of his biggest clients that they can rely on him to manage all of their assets. For that, he has to prove that he's not the sex maniac and playboy heartbreaker that an article about him
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Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)




Grumpy, ruthless billionaire Rex needs a fake fiancée so he can close a deal. The last person he'd think to take that role is his complete opposite in every way, his sunshiney, Hello-Kitty loving hair stylist, Tabitha. But when the two are stuck on a yacht together, suddenly her happy personality doesn't just annoy him, it turns him on, too. Can they make a fake relationship into a real one? Or will it be back to their respective lives once off the yacht and the deal is closed?



I was really i
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OLT
May 05, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
(2.5 stars) This is the fourth in Annika Martin's Billionaires of Manhattan series. Ordinarily I am not a reader of billionaire-hero romances because they are even more unrealistic than the ones with just your average millionaire. (Well, obviously, the hero has to have money, or power, or fame. Otherwise, why write escapist romance?) In the first place, the fictional billionaires are always drop-dead gorgeous, quite unlike most real-life ones. (Bill Gates, anyone? Not that there's anything wrong ...more
All Booked Out
Apr 27, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

The Billionaire’s Fake Fiance is a hilarious, feel good romance that will have your belling aching from laughter. There hasn’t been a book of Annika’s that I haven’t loved and this book is no different.

Rex grew up in a not so stellar home life. He defied all odds and built and widely successful empire on his intelligence and determination. He is an alpha male through and through. I couldn’t help but fall in love with his gruff and surly personality and his constant growling.

Tabatha is
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Siobhan
Apr 24, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ever since I picked up my first Annika Martin book, I have been eager for more. In fact, I’m always desperate to dive into the author’s next billionaire rom-com. Each is a standalone, but you do get to see characters from prior books throughout, making each book great for new readers and for fans of the prior books.

With The Billionaire’s Fake Fiancée, we have another book that had me hooked throughout. Once I started, I could not put it down. I loved the characters, I loved the story, and I coul
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Amy Dickinson
Apr 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Overall Review: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

“Trusting a man with your heart is the fastest road to devastation.”

Man, oh man (or Woman, oh Woman!) did I need a read like Annika Martin’s The Billionaire’s Fake Fiancee. When our minds are spinning from either boredom or news about our pandemic, we need a book that will allow our minds to rest, tickling our funny bones while challenging our ideas about people and the way they love. And Martin’s book? It does just that thing. You should know that Annika Martin is a mu
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Sammy ❤️Just Let Me Read Blog ❤️
The Billionaire's Fake Fiancée is a fun and entertaining story with tons of laugh-out-loud humor. This opposites attract story was full of memorable scenes and hilarious banter between two main characters who were determined not to fall for each other. Annika Martin blends witty dialogue and a fantastic storyline with lovable characters to give readers a brilliant romantic comedy.

"Rex O'Rourke with his billions and his beautiful sweep of hair coming off his forehead like a dark flame burning ou
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Sunny
I remember watching a story about why comedies do not often get Oscar nominations. Comedies are under-appreciated because the great comedy writers make it look effortless. I think this holds true for writers of romantic comedy as well. It is easy to overlook the masterful way a story is told because it is light and funny. When I finished The Billionaire's Fake Fiancée, I let out a sweet sigh of satisfaction. When I went to write this review, I was struck at how well-crafted the narrative was (no ...more
PP's Bookshelf
Apr 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Annika Martin made me smile and forget all the real life stress completely while reading The Billionaire's Fake Fiancèe. This story takes witty banter and humor to a whole new level. The swoon quotient was epically high. I am so in love with this sexy, funny, heartwarming and magical romance.

Rex O'Rourke is the god of trading funds and master of stock market. His life is all work and no play. But he needs a fak Fiancèe to secure the account he has been working relentlessly for a long time. Tabit
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Becky Burrier
Apr 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Rex’s Hate List:
1. bubbly and perky personality
2. thinks soap operas are profound
3. Pathetically impoverished.
4. laughs at anything
5. stupidly positive attitude
6. Don’t forget Hello Kitty stuff.
7. narrates her expressions and reactions to things. As in, sad face. Heart eyes.
8. turns popular songs into songs about her pet and thinks other people might actually find that amusing.
9. feisty with an athletic build.

What happens when you engage your mobile hairdresser into your fake relationship rus
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Come_read_with_me_
This book has to be one of the best books I have read in a very long time.

First off, this isn't the first book I have read by Annika Martin. After reading "most eligible billionaire" (fun fact this was the first book I ever bought online) I jumped at the opportunity to review this book and it did not disappoint.

Tabitha is amazing, she is witty, smart and unique. She loves hello kitty and soap operas. Rex is the complete opposite, he is arrogant and rude but a brilliant business man. In order to
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Becky Rendon
Apr 27, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I clearly have been remiss in my education. I have not in all my years learned the valuable lessons taught in daytime television. Sigh. It is with great displeasure and considerable contrition that I realize I have let myself down. Stefano would obviously make me pay for my ignorance. So it is with great Sorrow face, that I respectfully request you bear with me while I go through the time consuming process of catching up. OR....

Let me giggle like a loon. I had a ridiculously fun time reading The
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Tanja OMGReads
Apr 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 4-5, april, review-team
I was reading this and laughing so hard I had tears running down my face. I loved Tabitha: she had a tramatic childhood that left her to not expect much of fellow human. I could find so much similarly in the was she always has a smile on her face and seems easy going and happy but being no such thing.
Rex; aaaa Rex. I actually loved him right up until the book almost ended. With every she went through he really should have known better and doing what he did. But I will say he did everything righ
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Flo₂₂
sorry but i couldn't finish this read
i gave up at 56%
Tabitha annoyed the hell out of me, i couldn't stand more of her bullshit.
The soap opera etc, was way OTT for me.
Sorry but i can't...i usually love Annika books, but this one unfortunately was not a good one for me .
Snigdha Prakash
I really really liked Tabitha in the first half of the book.
She really was a superb character but her commitment phobia really got on my nerves during the second half.
Though Rex was a complete sweetheart.
I love this author and will definitely try more of her works.
Isha Coleman
Apr 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
The Billionaire's Fake Fiancée by: Annika Martin  
 
 


Martin is the go to when it comes to irresistible, unpredictable, entertaining, over the top romance. A curmudgeonly playboy that has everything to lose and a one of a kind firecracker that has everything to gain, The Billionaire's Fake Fiancee is masterfully, delicious fun. Rex and Tabitha will have your heart racing, jaw dropping and temperature rising with their hilarious antics. Martin takes emotions on a crazy, sexy, cool escapade that wil
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