Leverage (The Complete Set): Billionaire romance

Alexx Andria
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Boston Kincaid -- obscenely rich, hopelessly arrogant, and devastatingly hot -- is about to meet his match. 

Billionaire Boston Kincaid is ruthlessly single-minded in his pursuit of Julianna Holly, his runaway pregnant mistress. No one takes Boston for a ride -- least of all a woman. But once he tracks Julianna to the tiny Caribbean island of St. John, he realizes Julianna might just be the one holding all the cards and he doesn't know how to handle himself. Determined to win at all costs, Boston finds himself lost, up against terrible odds, and fighting self-destruction. 

Julianna never imagined the love of her life would turn out to be the most domineering, emotionally constipated, rich man on the planet. But just because she's carrying his baby, doesn't mean Julianna is going to let him push her around. The heart wants what the heart wants...until a sexy, sweet doctor enters the mix. Suddenly, Julianna doesn't know which way to turn. Miles represents stability; Boston, passion. She knows she needs to make the right choice for her baby but her brain says one thing and her heart another. 

Can Boston be the man Julianna needs him to be? Or will he continue to push away the one person who ever meant anything to him? Both will discover when the stakes are high, failure isn't an option. 

Keywords: Contemporary romance, explicit, alpha billionaire, secret baby, exotic locations, happily-ever-after, strong female lead, redemption, dark romance, women's fiction, romance series, family saga, family business, enemies-to-lovers, instant attraction, indecent proposal, fake fiancee

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EXCERPT: 

He grabbed her arm and hauled her up close. Too close, her mind babbled as her hormones kicked into overdrive. Why did he have to smell like sweet sin and seductive darkness? She longed to wrap her arms around him and close her eyes for just a moment, to lose herself in the pleasure that he could give her. Just for a moment. But that wasn't possible. Her dignity and her pride wouldn't allow it. "I didn't lie," he said softly as she stared up at him. "What I told you was the truth as I knew it. I wasn't supposed to be able to father children. All I can say is, we created a miracle," he said, taking another step forward, forcing her back toward the bedroom. Oh no, not the bedroom. She'd lose all sense of reason if he managed to get her on her back. Or her hands and knees. Or her stomach. Oh hell, that wasn't helping. "I've missed you," he said, against the shell of her ear, causing a shiver to ricochet down her arm. "I was going crazy without you." His mouth traveled down the column of her neck and she bit her lip to keep from moaning. Damn, she'd missed this. Julianna gave him the tiniest bit of encouragement by tilting her neck ever so slightly and he capitalized on it immediately, sucking the tender flesh into his hot mouth, catching her when her knees buckled. "Tell me you missed me," he ordered softly and she shook her head. "Going to make me work for it?" He chuckled as if he approved of the challenge but he warned in a silky tone that robbed her of sanity, "I'm going to make you beg." 

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Author's Note: LEVERAGE is certainly a great read on its own but if you're a fan of bad billionaires, you might want to check out the Billionaire Brothers series by Alexx Andria, too! 
*Bought By The Billionaire Brothers Bundle (Originally sold as a 6-part serial) 
*The Buchanan's Baby (Nolan and Shannon) 
*The Buchanan's Redemption (Vince and Emma) 
*Still Into You (Miles and Dani)
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Sutton Buchanan
I could make her. Or break her.
I plan to do both…
 
I don’t like the word ‘no.’
Especially when the word comes from the lips of the curviest, most gorgeous blonde I’ve ever seen. Elizabeth Downing thinks she can give me the brush-off. Maybe because she has no idea what kind of cold, ruthless bastard she’s dealing with. 

Or that I own the best art gallery in town.

She wants to sell her paintings. I can make that happen. She wants to support her disabled sister. I can make that happen too. I can make her dreams come true, but they won’t come cheap.
 
Once she signs my iron-clad contract, I’ll own her. She’s a virgin and has no clue about the dark things I have in store for her soft, tempting and untouched body…


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“You have a lot to learn, my pet,” he warned, though he seemed to take pleasure in the idea of doling out the lesson. “You’ve broken the rules with impunity and it’s my job as your master to teach you the error of your ways.”

“You’re not my master,” she spat, eyes burning at the pain of his grip. She knew finger bruises were going to pop along her arm where his fingertips dug. “I’m a human being! You can’t own me and you never will.”

“You signed a contract. No matter that you chafe at the conditions after the fact — you will adhere to the letter of my law or face the consequences.”

“I don’t want to be your slave and you don’t have the right to demand access to my private thoughts and feelings,” she said, choking on her tears. “Why are you doing this to me? I’m nobody! I’ve never done anything to deserve this crap that’s happening to me.”

“Life isn’t fair,” he returned coldly. “You’re not a child; it’s time to stop acting like one. Life is what you make it. You took the opportunity presented to you and now you have to see it through. End of story.”

**Author's Note: The Buchanan billionaires are swoon-worthy book boyfriends but the road to bliss is pretty rocky! If heart-pounding romance and bigger-than-life heroes are your thing, I'm about to become your new best friend because that's what my books are all about. Guaranteed HEA, I promise.

The Buchanan Series is comprised of:
* Bought By The Billionaire Brothers
* The Buchanan's Baby
* The Buchanan's Redemption
* A Christmas Promise
* The Billionaire's Sweet Surprise
* Coerced
* Pushed
* Damaged (coming soon)

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Keywords: billionaire romance, alpha hero, curvy innocent heroine, romantic comedy, romantic suspense, action, new adult, college, art, New York, free read, romance series, BBW, older man younger woman, indecent proposal, opposites attract, enemies-to-lovers, strong female lead, family saga, redemption, learning to trust, rags to riches, Cinderella story

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Alexx Andria
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Mar 29, 2014
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Family & Relationships / Love & Romance
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / General
Literary Collections / Women Authors
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Excerpt

Suddenly Vince was behind her, pulling her tightly to him, whispering, "Does the little dove, like to watch?" Her cheeks burned but she nodded. Emma shuddered at the dark, husky chuckle at the shell of her ear and she couldn't look away. "There's nothing more beautiful than the sound of a woman cumming beneath your tongue." He nuzzled her neck. "I wonder...what do you sound like when you shatter apart? Are you quiet and sweet or do you cry like a banshee, shrieking and shaking until your voice is hoarse?" He didn't wait for her to answer, which was good because she didn't know the answer. She was no virgin but she'd never had an orgasm. "I bet you're loud, little dove. I bet when you come, you leave scratches on your lover's back." She squeezed her eyes shut and he reached down to cup her pubic mound, pressing against the sensitive skin and causing her eyes to pop open on a gasp. "You don't want to miss the best part," he told her, rubbing her with just enough pressure to make her squirm. "Watch..."

**Author's Note: While THE BUCHANAN'S REDEMPTION is a great stand-alone story, you might enjoy the other books in the series as well! Interested? The other books are as follows:
* Bought By The Billionaire Brothers Bundle (Originally sold as a 6-part serial)
* The Buchanan's Baby
* Leverage (Vince has a cameo!)

Keywords: billionaire, billionaire bad boy, family heir, enemies-to-lovers, alpha billionaire, playboy, cocky hero, strong heroine, opposites attract, redemption, learning to trust, family saga, damaged hero, nightclub, suspense

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Excerpt:

"Nolan..."

The strangled whisper told volumes. She tightened her hold on the child, who turned to stare at him with her finger in her mouth. "What are you doing here?" she asked, her eyes darting past him. "You shouldn't be here."

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"Too bad," he said, not willing to budge. "I have some questions and you're going to answer them." A surprising shock of awareness rippled through Nolan as he stared at the woman he last saw three years ago. His gaze returned to the toddler who was about three years old and that sickening lurch in his gut returned. He stared harder at the little girl and his brain quickly began picking out the easy similarities between himself and her fair features. "She mine?" he asked in a hard tone. When the woman's lips tightened as if refusing to answer he repeated the question only this time his gaze narrowed with unrestrained anger. "Is she mine?"

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"No." She lifted her chin. "I never had any intentions of you knowing."

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* Bought By The Billionaire Brothers Bundle (Originally sold as a 6-part serial)
* The Buchanan's Redemption

*The Billionaire's Sweet Surprise

Keywords: billionaire, family saga, family heir, family business, alpha hero, secret baby, enemies-to-lovers, learning to trust, playboy father, rags to riches, Cinderella story, strong female lead, hockey, sports romance, happily-ever-after



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