Blog Tour + Review: The Millionaire’s Revenge by Wendy Byrne
The Millionaire’s Revenge
by Wendy Byrne
Publication Date: December 12, 2016
Genres: Adult, Entangled: Indulgence, Contemporary Romance
Synopsis: Real estate tycoon Luke McCall has a plan to take down the underhanded competitor messing with his livelihood. He intends to romance the man’s daughter, gain her trust, and get the information he needs to put his rival out of business once and for all. He just didn’t plan for the way she makes him feel.Grace Wilson is tired of men using her smarts, social position, or her father’s status for their personal gain. It’s time for a new philosophy: Test. Screw. Dump. But after she meets Luke, she’s not sure she’ll be able to walk away. Not only is he sexy and charming, but he survives every test she puts him through. But can she trust a guy who seems too good to be true?
The hero in this story is a self-made millionaire, Luke McCall, who has pulled himself up from a poor childhood to becoming a real estate tycoon. When he suspects someone is using nefarious schemes to stop him winning contracts he decides to try to woo the man’s daughter, Grace Wilson, to lie to her and romance her with the sole aim of discovering a way to put her father out of business.
Grace is fed up of men trying to use her and is looking for someone who loves her as she is, not for her social position, money or the connection to her father. She decides on some tests to use to filter out such potential boyfriends. However, after meeting Luke she’s not so sure as he passes every test with flying colours – can she trust him?
I really didn’t like manipulative, lying Luke . . . his childhood is no excuse for his attitude or behaviour or how he plans to use Grace! Grace may be very rich but she is much too naive at times, especially concerning both her father and Luke. However, there are some very funny episodes where the two are so near to consummating their relationship but Luke keeps having some reason to abandon her, even when they’re both naked! He’s actually trying to resist his attraction to her as even he sees that as overstepping moral boundaries considering why he’s with her in the first place. That’s actually what gives him a glimmer of potential IMHO, but what will happen when she discovers his true intent? Will he succeed in putting her father out of business? If so, how will Grace react? As their mutual attraction grows, will Luke actually be able to continue towards his original goals or will love step in to thwart him?
Many thanks to the publishers for gifting me, without obligations, an ARC of this novel via NetGalley.
ABOUT WENDY BYRNE
Wendy has a Masters in Social Work and worked in the child welfare field for twelve years before she decided to pursue her dream of writing.
Between teaching college classes, trying to get her morbidly obese cat to slim down, and tempering the will of her five-year-old granddaughter, who’s determined to become a witch when she turns six so she can fly on her broom to see the Eiffel Tower and put hexes on people—not necessarily in that order—somehow Wendy still manages to fit in writing. She spends the remainder of her days inflicting mayhem on her hero and heroine until they beg for mercy.
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