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Forty Day Fiancé

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Admittedly, my first plan was a little crazy.

I had forty days to execute it. Find a fake fiancé, move in with him, and convince the powers-that-be that we’re madly in love.

Surely this British girl can sweet-talk a few American officials.

Step One: the sexy, wealthy doctor I’ve been chatting up agrees to my plan--with a demand of his own. A baby. An actual ring. A for-real
Paperback, 218 pages
Published May 26th 2020 by Erin McCarthy Books
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May 24, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Erin McCarthy Fans, Romance
4 We Have A Failure To Communicate Stars
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Forty Day Fiancé is part of individual tales linked through the friendship these women have. We met them in Weekend Wife and one of the important themes was the inability of these gals to pick out good guys.

Yes, they had issues with the men they dated and were jerk-guy magnates. So Felicia, looking out for Samantha, pretends to be her when the guys were responding to her online profile. She was only looking out for her frien
Jessica Alcazar
Fake fiancé trope with a twist! This story was such fun to read! Our leads were ridiculous with the banter and chemistry! I couldn’t read fast enough! My heart was singing, my girlie parts were singing (I mean they got sexy sexy LOL) and most of all I was engaged the entire time I read. The story goes by really quick and I found myself thinking “nooooooooooooo” when it was over but only because I just loved everything about them and I wanted to read forever!
Michele McMullen
Jun 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I am always up for a fabulous romcom and this one certainly fit the bill! Forty Day Fiancé is a wonderful twist on a fake romance.
Felicia Hobbs is a 30 year old woman from Britain that has been in the US on several different Visas. She has been online dating for a friend when she kind of falls for Michael. She literally has been catfishing him and then when her friend and he do not hit it off she decides to come clean! When Felicia discovers she needs a fake fiancé Michael steps up and this is
Jun 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
In Weekend Wife, Erin McCarthy introduced us to a group of characters I wanted to see more of. Thus, when Five First Dates came out, I was happy to dive into it. The same was true of Forty Day Fiancé. I was desperate for more of the characters and had high hopes for this one.

Although I enjoyed Forty Day Fiancé, I will be honest and say it’s my least favourite of the three. As this works perfectly fine as a standalone, you do not need to read the other books to enjoy this one. However, having rea
Aug 25, 2020 rated it liked it
I liked this one. It was sexy and cute, albeit a touch too predictable. But the chemistry between Felicia and Michael was delicious, and so were their moments (apart from the d*ddy kink one, WHYYY).

I'm really curious about a potential Isla's and Sean's book now!

Content warning: daddy kink (very brief)
Sandy S
Jun 04, 2020 rated it liked it
3.5 stars—FORTY DAY FIANCE is the third instalment in Erin McCarthy’s contemporary, adult, rom-com series focusing on a group of friends in New York. This is former British fashion model and vintage clothing reseller Felicia Hobbs, and physician/widower Dr. Michael Kincaid. FORTY DAY FIANCE can be read as a stand alone without any difficulty. Any important information from the previous instalments is revealed where necessary.

Told from dual first person perspectives (Felicia and Michael) FORTY DA
Erin Lewis
May 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 Star Review of Forty Day Fiancee by Erin McCarthy

Erin McCarthy is a relatively new author to me and I have no idea why that is. Forty Day Fiancee was an entertaining read that drew me in and kept me riveted from the first to the last chapter. This was a story with plenty of heart and soul, with secondary characters that were just as fun as Felicia Hobbs and Dr. Michael Kincaid.
This was such an intriguing story that ticked all the boxes for me. The characters were easy to relate to and I found
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)

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Accidentally catfishing a hot doctor isn't exactly a nice thing to do, even if it's by accident. However, in Felicia's case, it nets her said hot doctor, and he's just the man to ask for a teeny favor - be her fake fiancé so she can stay in the US now that her temporary visa is expiring. But there's a catch because Michael wants a baby, the old-fashioned way! I think we can all see where this is going...

But the journey to get there is fun and witty and sexy and I fel
Jul 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fresh and fun!
This is the first book by Erin McCarthy I have read, but it will not be the last! I loved everything about it! The Fake Relationship trope is one of my favorites, and this one was new and unexpected! A real page turner!
Erin Mcmahon
May 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book so much!! This new series by Erin is addicting I want all the girls to have story’s!! I want all the boys friends to enter this world. I just don’t want it to end.
Cynical Felicia Hobbs who has no time for love just working her business has finally found someone she clicked with only one problem... he thinks she Savannah and well that didn’t work out to well when Savannah had a date with Michale.
How can she try to get him to see her and not think she’s a nutter? Turns out it’s
Jackie Wright
May 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars for Forty Day Fiancé
This is one of those books that you fall in love with right from the first page, the characters are adorable, the banter is witty and the chemistry is smoking hot. This is Felicia Hobbs and Dr Michael Kincaid’s story but what makes this book special is every character in this book is fun and entertaining, it’s not just the hero and the heroine that made this a great read is the whole bundle.
Forty days to decide if you are with the right person doesn’t seem long but
Wendy Livingstone
Jun 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Felicia finds herself in a bit of a pickle when she forgets to renew her visa, and needs a fake fiancé, which is where Michael comes into the picture, however, he has his own stipulations. This is a beautifully written tale which is fun, entertaining, and has witty banter which lead to an all-round humorous and addictive page turner. I was hooked from the beginning and this talented author had done an amazing job in penning this story, which I recommend for all readers.
Isha Coleman
May 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: first-reads
McCarthy does it again. With sassy wit and irresistible charm, she gives readers what they want. Forty Day Fiance' is a laugh out loud, can't help but fall in love, kind of read. Felicia is one step away from finding her happy ending with the man of her dreams. Except he doesn't know it yet. What began as a curiosity becomes a disaster in the making. McCarthy proves she knows her readers by heart and continues to give them a reason to smile. ...more
The Book Lover
Jun 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I really liked this book, it was a funny read out loud story! I read it in one sitting!
Christi (christireadsalot)
This series has been fun and a reliable cute and steamy romance read. Each book has featured a different girl from a friend group and her own romance. Felicia does a little catfishing of Michael at the beginning of the story, she set up an online profile for her friend Savannah and was meant to chat with potential dates as Savannah....until her and Michael had an online connection and Felicia was chatting with him as herself but under her friends profile. The two end meet up and Felicia comes cl ...more
The Book Fairy Reviews
Jun 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A funny and quirky read, starting with Felicia Catfishing Michael. Their first actual meeting was to be a business meeting turned heated and freaking hysterical. Love comes in when you least expect it. For Felicia and Michael it was more than just a meet cute, they were a matched perfectly in the dating app. The forty days for me was just to confirm the connection they had already made. The fun they had compromising through out their time. The things he never thought were important that he n ...more
Kari Hansen
Jun 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
Felicia’s attempts to help out her friend by conversing with a man on a dating have backfired as her friend has no chemistry with her prospective date but Felicia sure does. Michael is a widower who was conversing with a woman he was drawn to but when he met her the spark was gone and he is about to find out that the woman he was conversing with is not the woman who is his date.

Once all the truths are revealed and he realizes that Felicia needs a fake fiancé to stay in the country he is the man
Jun 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was a quick fun read. It was enjoyable, entertaining, and has witty banter that keeps you turning the pages over.

But I kind of get a weird vibe on Michael. It feels like he’s a bit wishy washy about things, it was kind of hard to like him at first. He thought he’s doing things to make her stay with him, but he’s keeping things from her, for example his feelings for her and about his ex-wife. But you can feel their attraction and chemistry even though it started as a fake engagement at first
Kimberly / Love Notes Book Blog
3.75 stars. Quickie review: This was cute! Michael was swoony in the way he adored Felecia. The book was pretty low heat after the beginning. We never get to truly see them both all in, as they both held back until the end. I wanted a bit more resolution and a further ahead epilogue in the end, but it was a cute story and I did enjoy it.
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Jun 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Jun 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
After reading the previous two standalones by Erin McCarthy, and really loving them, I knew ‘Forty Days Fiancé’ was a book I wanted to read. So when I got approved to read an ARC I was super excited and started reading as soon as possible.

In ‘Forty Days fiancé’ we meet Felicia Hobbs, a hardworking British woman who quit dating a while ago. Felicia is known for working her butt off.. so it isn’t really a surprise to find out she got so busy, she forgot to post the mail regarding her US work visa
Lisa Spofford
Jun 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book is about Felicia, who Is facing deportation, and Michael, a widower who is looking for someone with whom to have a life and family. They meet after Felicia “catfished” him while looking for someone to date her friend. She got carried away and enjoyed exchanging email, developing a connection. She arranges an appointment with Michael and confesses everything. Michael decided to overlook their strange introduction and they explore their amazing chemistry. When Felicia tells him the news ...more
Tara Peters
Jun 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Felicia is a character we met in the previous book in this series when she was setting up her friend with man who she was talking to online; as her friend. The only problem: she fell for Michael. When she later finds out that he wants to sell clothes on her website, she immediately confesses to catfishing him, which I was grateful for. Michael could have gotten really upset about it, but he took it in stride and asked her to go out with him, to see if the connection online was still there.
May 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Felicia and Michael meet under strange circumstances. She catfishes him but not on purpose. She was helping out her friend find a date and was screening them on a dating app. However her friend never had a connection with him but she did through their text messages and flirting.

Felicia ends up meeting Michael to help him sell his late wife's clothes and she can't keep it to herself that it was her she was talking to. She was a little bit in love with him from just their text messages. Michael h
Yvonne V (Naughty Professora)
Jun 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
What a fun read!

While this is a stand-alone, it's also part of a series and there needs to be a bit of a summary from the book prior to this one:

When Felicia tries to set her friend Savannah up on a date using a dating app in Five First Dates, she ends up taking to Michael, a widowed doctor who is looking for a permanent relationship. She completely catfishes him, and when he ends up going on a date with Savannah IRL, the sparks weren't there.

While she's pretending to be her friend, she's act
Jun 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I totally enjoyed Felicia and Michael in Forty Day Fiancé: A Fake Fiancé Romantic Comedy by Erin McCarthy. British girl Felicia was in a bind. Somehow she forgot to renew her visa so she could continue to stay and work in New York City. Now, she had forty days to find a fake fiancé, move in with him, and convince the powers that be that they were totally in love. She had been talking with a sexy, wealthy, widowed doctor, who agrees to her plan. However, Michael has demands of his own; a baby, a ...more
Reading Addict
Jun 05, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If you enjoy a good, flirty rom com then Forty Day Fiance is the book for you! Felicia Hobbs set up a dating profile for one of her friends (in Five First Dates) and instead of letting her friend get to know the man she chose for her online, she became very interested in him but thought that after he went on one date with her friend Savannah and they fizzled out that would be the end of it. Much to her surprise her online guy, Dr. Michael Kincaid contacted her regarding the sale of items belongi ...more
Jul 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Felicia is a former model and now works selling vintage clothes for wealthy people. She meets Michael through a dating app that she was trying to help her friend find a better man to date. However she forgets her plans and starts telling him facts about herself instead of her friend. Then when her friend and Michael meet they don't have the connection they had online and the spark is gone. When Felicia shows up to help him sell his deceased wife's vintage clothes she blurts out that she didn't m ...more
Cindy Boris
Jun 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In book one of this series we meet Savannah. Her 4 best friends set her up on blind dates. On one of those dates she meets Michael Kincaid. He “met” Savannah on a dating web site. They spoke and flirted for about two weeks before they met. The attraction he thought they had fell flat in person.

Fast forward a short few weeks later and Felicia Hobbs (the online date Michael fell for but didn’t know) gets in touch with Michael as he is interested is selling his dead wife’s expensive clothing collec
Lee Ann Schwartz
Jun 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Forty Day Fiance is part of a series of interconnected standalone romantic comedies that started with Weekend Wife. Erin McCarthy has created a fun series that follows a group of friends as they find the loves of their lives. One thing for certain - they have had a hard time picking out good guys until the right ones come along!

Felicia, the female lead of this story, is trying to help her friend Samantha by, let's be honest, catfishing them! She pretends to be Samantha in her online dating profi
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USA Today and New York Times Bestselling author Erin McCarthy sold her first book in 2002 and has since written over seventy novels and novellas in teen fiction, new adult, and adult romance. Erin has a special weakness for tattoos, high-heeled boots, beaches and martinis. She lives in Ohio with her family, two grumpy cats and a socially awkward dog.

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