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The Romance Plan

(Cupids #5)

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  193 ratings  ·  61 reviews
I need a happily-ever-after -- and fast. I finally landed my dream job as a book editor when our new boss announces that the company is about to go bust.
Our only hope? Getting a famously eccentric romance author to deliver her new novel.. eight years overdue. Oh, and that infuriating, arrogant new CEO? Turns out he's the mysterious guy who made out with me in the street l
Kindle Edition, 223 pages
Published August 17th 2020
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Louise H  -  ⭐ Life in the Book Lane Reviews ⭐
If you're looking for a delightful, sexy and funny read then look no further. The Romance Plan is everything you need.

Eliza and Liam's story was just the perfect read for a sunny, relaxed day. I adored both main characters, they were incredibly easy to like and very well written. We even saw Liam, in particular, undergo personal growth. There are some great secondary characters and we even get to see some old friends though, if you haven't read any other Cupid books, this does read completely st
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
Eliza is a junior editor at Sterling Press and is trying to adjust to no longer having her much loved boss, Harry, at the helm. Harry has recently passed away and his estranged son Liam is now in charge. When Eliza meets him in the office for the first time, she soon realises it isn’t the first time, they have crossed paths before - there may have been kissing involved too…

Liam is a successful businessman who enjoys buying struggling businesses, pulling them apart and selling off the spare parts
Beneath The Covers Blog
Oct 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kelly, 2020-reads
The Romance Plan is a lighthearted, opposites-attract office romance!

Eliza and Liam are quite the couple. A chance meeting at a bar, an unexpected kiss on the street with a sexy stranger, then the realization that Liam is Eliza’s new boss all combined to create a funny, flirty, and steamy romantic comedy! So to say they start their new working relationship off on the wrong foot would be an understatement.

Tasked with turning the sinking ship that is his late absentee-father’s publishing company i
Aug 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars

Eliza, is a junior editor and a lover of Romance, who’s risking to lose her job at the Sterling Press after the sudden death of her employer that left the company with a lot of debts.
Liam, is an analytical man who has just accepted to take a look at his late father’s company accounts, trying to save the profitable stuff and cut off everything else.
Liam is Eliza’s new boss, they are opposites but this doesn’t stop the strong attraction they feel for each other.
A relationship between them is not

Helen (Blissfully Bookish Besties)
Sweet, sexy, romantic and laugh out loud funny, I loved The Romance Plan! The story, the characters, everything just worked perfectly for a truly enjoyable read. The chemistry between Eliza and Liam was off the charts, and their HEA was well worth the wait.
Jeeves Reads Romance
Aug 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
One of Monroe's steamier books, this light, low angst rom com flies by. It's not my favorite from the author - there's just something about this couple I couldn't fully connect to - but it's a fun, easy read that wholly embraces its low angst feel. This one stays true to its tropey roots, featuring an unemotional, workaholic hero and the feisty heroine who brings him out of his shell. It's distinctly Monroe's style but also has a familiar feel, and fits into the series nicely while also being a ...more
Aug 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The latest in the Cupids Series from one of my very favorite queens of romantic comedy is here! Settle in, and prepare to bust a gut laughing and have your heartstrings manipulated in the most glorious of ways with Eliza and Liam’s story!

Eliza McKay loves her job as a junior editor at Sterling Press. She loves her authors, loves her coworkers, and adores her boss, Harry. But when Harry dies suddenly, things at work get shaken up. Harry's estranged son, Liam, takes the helm of the company, a quic
Jenn Amy
Aug 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 stars!

The Romance Plan is the 5th book in Lila Monroe’s Cupids Series. It is the final book in the series. I love everything about these books. Every book offers a ton of laughs, unique storylines, and characters with so much chemistry and charm. I can’t get enough of them and this book was just the same. Eliza is an editor for a publishing firm. She has finally landed the job of her dreams only to be told that the company is struggling and her job may be in jeopardy. Until the owner’s son ste
Red Cheeks Reads
Aug 15, 2020 rated it really liked it

An opposites-attract, workplace romance, Lila Monroe’s The Romance Plan was a quick read that I devoured in a day. Light-hearted yet sexy, it was heavy on the comedy and high on the heat.

Eliza and Liam come together as foes when Liam arrives to run his late absentee father’s publishing company where she is an editor. Working together to save the company from the precarious financial situation his dad left it in, they grow closer as the chemistry between them becomes impossible to igno
Cee Cee Houston
Aug 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't [ut it down!!!

There’s just something about a book from Lila Monroe, that you know will give you that ‘feel-good’ feeling. The Romance Plan had that in spades.
Liam and Eliza may have been the generic boss and employee, they met before they started working together and had an amazing kiss. But, they also didn’t quite get along. Liam annoyed the heck out of Eliza, and he thought she was too drunk to be alone. She showed him how wrong he was… and he rewarded her.
With that kiss!!!
Now, he’s
Kari Hansen
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Books are Eliza’s life so when her beloved boss passes away not only is her job in jeopardy but the future of the company as well. Finding out that her new boss is the mysterious man who added a spark to her lacklustre love life was not what she wanted to hear.

When it comes to business Liam is focused on facts and not emotion. If he wants to ensure the future viability of his father’s company that means ensuring that one of their authors finishes their book so that it can finally be published an
Aug 22, 2020 rated it liked it
no HEA, just something keep u up for life.

it’s not black or white, true and false, does Liam is wrong being a business consultant? to keep the profit and cut the loss even there may be so many people to laid off? that’s what the business world, how the money comes and goes.

does E is wrong and being loyalty of her company, sometime, too emotion in work gets us blind.

this is not true or false, and someone may lucky to have HEA and someone’s not. are u?
Aug 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing

I've just finished! Love Lila Monroe!

I love how sweet, funny, sexy and swoony this book is!

Liam will surely melt you heart...

Eliza will make you laugh and will definitely inspire you. Her grit and her outlook in life is something to emulate about.


This is my second favorite book from the series!
Reviews from the Heart
Aug 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

Lila Monroe writes some of the best in feels books that always leave me with a smile on my face. In The Romance Plan, book 5 in her Cupid’s series, it was no different. Each book in the series can be read as standalones, but honestly, they are truly must-reads. They are all fun, sexy and just plain delightful reads.

In The Romance Plan, we get Eliza, a book editor who loves her job, but the company she works for is not doing well. And the man she shared a delicious kiss with recently tu
Atlanta Whitlock
Aug 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book is a lot different to the others in this series, for me when I’ve seen the title of the book and then read its contents I normally see why the book has the title it does… Normally they’re incorporated into the story and I honestly love that as it doesn’t give off a second meaning… This book however, it didn’t give me the feel that Lila Monroe’s books normally give off. For instance to me, when I see the title I think that the lead female is going to come up with a way to make her love ...more
Just Love books
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
“whatever you might think of them, romance novels are one of the great feminist art forms. The centering of the female gaze, sex-positive representation of women seeking pleasure, stories where women are respected and catered to are actually radical and transgressive in a patriarchal society like ours. And the only reason men like you are so quick to dismiss them is because several millennia of misogyny makes books with pink covers an easy target for people who have no idea what they’re talking ...more
Aug 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

The next book in the Cupids series is a delightful romp of opposites attracting in a big way! All books in the series can be read as standalones but trust me, you'll want to snatch them all up!

Eliza just landed a big promotion and is finally living her dream, with the exception of her lackluster love life. So when she finds herself being kissed silly on the hot New York streets (in quite the movie moment!) she things are looking up! But reality arrives like the big old B she is and re
Alphas Do It Better Book Blog
4.5 stars

The next book in the Cupids series is a delightful romp of opposites attracting in a big way! All books in the series can be read as standalones but trust me, you'll want to snatch them all up!
Eliza just landed a big promotion and is finally living her dream, with the exception of her lackluster love life. So when she finds herself being kissed silly on the hot New York streets (in quite the movie moment!) she thinks things are looking up! But reality arrives like the big old B she is a
Nightbird Novels
Aug 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Eliza McKay adores her job as a junior editor at Sterling Press, and up until the time her boss died, was a rising star within it's ranks. But with the future of the company up in the air. Eliza's dream job may become a distant memory before she knows it...

When Liam Sterling lost his absentee father, he swoops in to take over his struggling company by doing what he does best... corporate liquidation. Sterling Press in bleeding money, and if he can't find a way to make some fast, his father's leg
Misty - The Erotic Book Blog
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Oh, Liam… I may not have loved him from the start but it didn’t take long to get there. Liam is a unique guy. A little sheltered, a bit aloof, somewhat awkward, and a whole lot sexy, Liam has so many layers to him. But underneath the tough, businessman exterior beats a heart full of passion and love just waiting for the right recipient. He’s smart, funny, and charming...when he wants to be. And when that happens, watch out.

I was instantly charmed by Eliza. She’s quirky, funny, and confident in h
Aug 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
I always know that I’m in store for a breezy, fun romantic comedy when I pick up a Lila Monroe book and The Romance Plan definitely delivers. This charming workplace, friends to enemies story will suck you in right from the first meet-cute and have you laughing until the last page.

I knew from the first page that I was going to love Eliza. Doesn’t hurt that I’m a sucker for a polka dot on a shoe. LOL. She was so fun yet she did her best to keep it professional with Liam. She was strong and stood
Aug 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was exactly the book I needed to help me enjoy a chill out Sunday.
Sweet, laugh out loud funny and sexy, this book is great for a light hearted, low angst, easy read.

The story follows Liam and Eliza. Liam is the estranged son of Eliza’s old boss, who had recently passed away. He is brought in to try and save the failing publishing company Eliza works for. He is professional, hard working and comes across as very ruthless. He is also the handsome stranger that Eliza kissed the previous nigh
Aug 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Final Cupid’s Book is here!

Eliza is believes in what she does as well as the people in Sterling Press and in the company that was good to her. She’s also very strong willed and honestly she’s the type to be down for the cause. She’s an amazing Junior Editor and a real romantic. She wants romance, but isn’t so sure if the romance she seeks and longs for is the same as the ones she reads in the books. Eliza is very straightforward and what can I say other than she’s special.

Liam Sterling is
Lee Ann Schwartz
Aug 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
A thoroughly enjoyable romcom, with steam, levity, humor and low angst. A perfect fun read for a romance addict like myself.

We've got the classic workaholic, emotionally-unavailable man that needs a feisty woman to help him realize that there is more to life than just work!

The publishing company Eliza works for has come under new leadership following the death of the owner. Imagine her surprise when the son and new owner turns out to be the sexy stranger that she was kissing just one day earlier
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I have been waiting for this book for a long long time, and when I saw that it had popped up on my google books I had to dive in. OMG I have absolutely loved this series, and this novel was a great ending to the series. Just like the others I wasn’t able to put it down. In fact I read it in a matter of hours. These two are meant to be together. Liam might be one of my favorite of the guys from this series. He starts off has this very stiff business man and we see him start to loosen up as he fin ...more
Nicole Smith
Aug 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romantic-comedy
This is the fifth book in the series. I really enjoyed this book. I loved Eliza. I mean we all can relate to her love of reading and books. I liked seeing the publishing side of creating a book. I'm not gonna lie I was very iffy of Liam in the beginning until I got into his head. Then things became more clearer on Liam. My heart went out to Liam because he didn't have real close relationships with people even friends than his life is turned upside down. When Eliza comes into his life she brings ...more
Melanie Marnell
Aug 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A numbers guy and an incurable romantic don't exactly scream match made in heaven. Lila Monroe's latest addition to her Cupids series is utterly charming. Liam Sterling is rigid, stoic and only sees the bottom line. It's his driving force. Now he's tasked with trying to save his deceased father's publishing company that is deeply in debt. Eliza McKay grew up reading romance novels and wants to believe that someday some gorgeous hunk will sweep her off her feet. She finally has her dream job; edi ...more
Susan McClintock
Aug 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the 5th, and last, book in Lila Monroe’s Cupid series. While the first book in the series was a modern twist on Cyrano de Bergerac, this book pays homage to Pride and Prejudice. Liam Sterling is the illegitimate son of Frank Sterling, owner of the Sterling Publishing Empire. When Frank passes away, Liam is brought in as a consultant to save the floundering company. Eliza is a Junior Editor that just had a very successful book. When Liam tells Eliza that she needs to get the book from fam ...more
Jackie Wright
Aug 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars for The Romance Plan
This author certainly knows how to write romantic comedy and if that’s a genre you love, you will want to pick up a copy of this book which is Eliza and Liam’s story.
Eliza loves her job as a junior editor at Sterling Press, she loves the authors she works with and she loves her coworkers and her boss is simply the best but when he dies suddenly her work life is turned upside down when Liam takes over the business. Liam is used to going into companies and selling the
Melena Torretta
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, arcs
4.5 stars

Another fabulous, funny, and highly entertaining rom com from Lila Monroe! I always look forward to picking up one of her books.

Eliza shares a surprising kiss with a stranger, only to find out he's her new boss. They are opposites in many ways, but that doesn't stop them from being attracted to each other. Sparks fly as they work together to get a book published to try to save their company.

I loved Eliza and how passionate she was about romance books. It was fun, too, to have a story ab
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Combining her love of writing, sex and well-fitted suits, Lila Monroe wrote The Billionaire Bargain. Lila enjoys writing, as it gives her a flexible schedule to spend time with her kids and a wonderful excuse to avoid them. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, who strips out of his well-fitted suits nightly.

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