King's Ransom: A fake dating enemies to lovers romance

· Oil Kings Book 2 · LE Publishing
9 reviews

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When revenge turns into a fake engagement...

It was supposed to be a simple case of revenge: get to know King Tech owner and CEO Beckett King, learn his secrets, and ruin his life like he ruined my brother’s. But Beckett King offers me a deal I can't refuse.

Not only does he want me to pretend to be engaged to him, he needs to marry me to get his grandmother off his back. And at the end of the year, we can go our separate ways, only I’ll be a whole lot richer.

I won’t fall for his irresistible good looks, or that aw, shucks country-boy charm he still possesses from growing up on a ranch. I'm smarter than that. I refuse to let this be an opposites attract scenario. He has a lesson to learn and I'm the best one to teach him.

But that’s the tricky thing with revenge. It doesn’t always go as planned.

King's Ransom is a standalone novel in the contemporary western romance Oil Kings series written by an award-winning author.

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9 reviews
Sandie Parsons
April 10, 2020
I love the King family they are so not perfect, even though they have all that money they all have issues. I really enjoyed Beckett and Eva's story both were such strong characters. Eva was easy to like she was the underdog, trying to protect and take care of her brother Adam you could feel the love and loyalty. Beckett is rich with family money and a successful self-made millionaire with his tech company but has his own issues stemming from his childhood after his mother's death. A chance meeting brings these two together, Beckett needs to get married and Eva is his choice for a fake fiancee and wife. The chemistry is there between them and the whole King family sees it. This book is full of steam, drama, secrets, and angst that keeps you turning the pages. I can't wait for the next book in this series.
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Debbie Caswell
April 9, 2020
This is the second book set in the world of the King's oil rig royalty who aren't all that they seem Eva Chase blames Beckett King for destroying her half brothers dreams of launching an App after all he wouldn't deal with him because he had a prison record a record that should have actually been Eva's after she fell off the rails after the death of their parents. So she gets a job working for Beck hoping that she can learn secrets to bring him to his knees What she doesn't expect is that he will offer her a pretend marriage so that he can get his grandmother of his back and she would get $100 million which would help her brother launch his app and maybe get him out pf the depression he has fallen into. There is only one thing wrong with the plan as they spend more time together they are starting to fall in love but what will happen when he finds out her secret plans. Can they have a future You will have to read to see
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Kaye Gunter
April 7, 2020
ONE EXPLOSIVE ADVENTURE!!! Intense! Marie hits the motherload with this beautifully composed spin, presenting one compelling storyline and engaging plot, mixing it up and laying it out, meshing this sparkling jewel together sleek, shiny and tight. A swirling vortex chocked-full of unbelievable circumstances and a slew of daunting mishaps, thrust those churning emotions into play, keeping you riveted and frozen to your seat. Anarchy, escapades and havoc run amuck, booting this slim jim into a raging tempest, blasting it into a hissy with a mind-blowing culmination. Twined, combined and interwoven, exposing the explosive ups and agonizing downs, grounding in it's strength and awe inspiring in it's depth. Cognizant of the instant realization and charged atmosphere, along with a bevy of enticing twists and thrilling turns, putting our characters through their paces, ratcheting up the heat and magic, drawing them closer than they could have ever envisioned. Intense attraction and chemistry
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About the author

Marie Johnston is an award-winning, best-selling writer of paranormal and contemporary romance, and a RITA® Finalist. Marie decided to pursue her passion for writing and traded in her lab coat for a laptop to write her first book ever, Fever Claim. She lives in the upper Midwest with her husband, four kids, and old kitty. Other than hanging out with her family, Marie enjoys reading, movie dates with her hubby, getting outside on sunny days, and the all too rare - girls' night out.

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