· The Company Book 2 · Tuxbury Publishing LLC
30 reviews

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Secrets, desires, and exquisite pie. It’s all in a day’s work at The Company.

Growing up, I was the rough guy from the wrong neighborhood who couldn’t catch a break. Posy was the pampered girl I tried to impress. But all she gave me was a single kiss before I had to skip town.

Now I’m back, and the tables are turned. Posy runs a struggling pie shop. I’m the VP of a secretive billion-dollar security company. 

Not that I can tell her.

There’s a murderer on the loose in New York, and he seems to spend a lot of time at Posy’s shop. It’s my job to identify him before he can harm a hair on her pretty head.

Going undercover as Posy’s new barista wasn’t my idea. I don’t even drink coffee. But now I have to call her “boss,” and do everything the curvy perfectionist asks of me. I’d forgotten how much we infuriate each other, and that she somehow fills me with both irritation and desire in the same breath.

There’s nobody more skilled at stealth ops than me. I can bring this killer down. Right after I take a cold shower. And just as soon as I figure out how to make a skinny peppermint latte with milk poured in the shape of a kitten...


I adored Loverboy! With laugh-out-loud moments, sexy banter, suspense, and sizzling chemistry, I couldn't put it down. USA Today bestselling author Lexi Ryan

Good lord I loved this. How does one author consistently write so many good books? Gunnar and Posy were such stellar characters. Star-crossed Book Blog 

Praise for the series: 

Sarina Bowen is my favorite contemporary romance author and Moonlighter is the latest example of why! A sexy, smart and heartwarming modern love story full of heat, banter, hot athletes, strong women and lots of twists and turns. New York Times bestselling author Lauren Blakely 

Sarina Bowen has done it again! Alex and Eric's chemistry is off the charts! USA Today bestselling author Nana Malone 

Sarina Bowen's sexiest hero yet! New York Times bestselling author Elle Kennedy  

A sexy hockey player, a security firm with super secretive tech gadgets, a childhood friend who could be so much more, some misunderstandings, a great big mystery, and some very steamy chemistry. Really, what more could you want? The Book Hookup 

Sexy, funny, even a little bittersweet, Moonlighter is a terrific kickoff to a new series. Daily Waffle

An abundance of romance, heat, humour, secrets and duplicity. Totally Booked Blog

This offshoot from her Brooklyn Bruisers boys takes on an air of mystery and intrigue while still delivering the hot and heavy romance I've come to adore. Hopeful Reads

Such an adorable story! Romantic-Suspense-Comedy at its best. Bianca, BJ's Book Blog

My new favorite! Relentless Romance


For fans of: Helena Hunting, Elle Kennedy, Catherine Gayle, Avon Gale, Toni Aleo, Kristen Callihan, LJ Shen, Mona Kasten, Corinne Michaels, Jana Aston, Karina Halle, Meghan March, Jay Crownover, Anna Todd, Geneva Lee, Audrey Carlan, Jill Shalvis, Suzanne Brockmann, Helen Hoang, Christina Lauren, Kristan Higgins, Sally Thorne, Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward, Debbie Macomber, Nora Roberts, Maisey Yates, Sarah Mayberry, Elle Kennedy, Lauren Blakely, Susan Mallery, Penny Reid, Julia Kent, Kelly Jamieson, Melanie Harlow, Carrie Ann Ryan, Kendall Ryan, Kennedy Ryan, Helen Hardt, Meghan March, Julia Kent, Meli Raine, Sylvia Day, Chelle Bliss, Brenda Rothert, Natasha Madison, Kylie Scott, Helena Hunting, Sloane Kennedy, Penelope Sky, Elle Kennedy, K.A. Linde, Nana Malone, Jami Davenport, Jaci Burton, Penelope Sky, Helen Hardt, E.L. James, Anna Todd, Chelle Bliss, Kendall Ryan, Kennedy Fox, Susan Stoker, Jo Raven, Jennifer Ryan, Linda Howard, Kristen Ashley, Dale Mayer, Katee Robert.

Keywords: romantic suspense, romantic hero, bodyguard romance, protection agency, protective hero, alpha hero, New York City romance, billionaire romance, undercover romance, urban romance, contemporary romance, private detective, bodyguard.

Ratings and reviews

30 reviews
Shannon M
December 2, 2020
Loverboy was an entertaining second chance romance. It was sweet and sexy, with a little mystery and intrigue to keep us on our toes. I like the mix of romance and suspense in this story, it’s a bit different from what I’m used to from Ms. Bowen and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s still very much a romance, but I liked how Gunnar’s job with The Company played an integral role. And speaking of the romance, Gunnar and Posy are delicious together! I loved them individually, and as a couple they were so swoony. Gunnar came back to NYC thinking he’d just be doing another job, not expecting to be reunited with someone from his past. Posy is dealing with a divorce, trying to keep her business afloat, and the last thing she expected was for Gunnar to walk back into her life. While Gunnar and Posy’ relationship never really had a chance to get off the ground all those years ago, it’s one they both never forgot. I liked seeing these two reconnect and fall for each other. Even with Gunnar having to lie to Posy about why he was back in town, I appreciated that they dealt with things that came up as adults, that there wasn’t a lot of unnecessary drama or mis/lack of communication. Posy and Gunnar are such great characters and I kind of love them both. While this is the second book in The Company series, it’s the first one I’ve read, and I honestly didn’t feel like I was missing anything at all. Ms. Bowen does a great job of adding just enough background on the business that it was easy to jump right in. I’m definitely invested in this series and need to go back and read Moonlighter, and I really cannot wait for Max’s story!
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Michella Patane
December 2, 2020
I loved this romcom/suspense storyline. Gunnar and Posy’s chemistry is sizzling and their banter hilarious. It’s definitely a great addition to this series. Narration by Joe Arden, Emma Wilder and Vanessa Edwin was fantastic!
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Dar Good
August 26, 2022
I love it when characters catch you unawares, and Gunnar and Posy most definitely did that! Big plot thickens while the current problem to be solved continues to elude our security experts. In the thick of all that are Posy and Gunnar, with unquenched desires from years ago, that still flare just as brightly as they ever did (I particularly loved Posy’s inner voice for her hormones!!!).
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About the author

Sarina Bowen is the sixteen-time USA Today bestselling author of over thirty romance novels. She writes sports romance, billionaire romance, small town romance, contemporary fiction and YA fiction. She loves Vermont, hockey, and fine stationery. Visit for more.

Work by Sarina Bowen includes: Brooklynaire, the Brooklyn Bruisers, the True North Series, Him, Us, Goodboy and Stay in the WAGs series with Elle Kennedy. The Man Hands series with Tanya Eby.

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