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The CEO & I

River Laurent

4.7 Stars
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Jade
The job is exactly what I want. I know I can do it well. I'm excited until the woman at the agency says there's no point applying since, the essential but unspoken qualifications are being either married, or middle-aged, and I'm neither.
Apparently, Luke Remington, the CEO is a workaholic who's sick of having his young secretaries fall in love with him and lose concentration on their job. Turns out unattractiveness is considered a bonus since he didn't want to be distracted either.
But I'm not giving up that easy. I convince the agency to send me for the interview. I ditch my cosmetics, invest in a cheap wedding ring, put on some dowdy clothes. For good measure, I add a pair of ugly glasses, pull my hair into an unflattering bun, and voila. Married and unattractive.
Yeah, I got the job, Oh, and guess what? I now understand why the other secretaries couldn't concentrate on this job.
Luke Remington...the hottest CEO alive
Luke
My new secretary is super-efficient, but even better she doesn’t fawn over me. I guess she could be attractive, but she doesn’t make much of herself. The woman is still wearing coke bottle glasses and her fashion choices might look better as curtains. Well, not my problem.
We’ve just arrived for a conference in Thailand. If I’m really hot I could potentially cut a couple of big ticket deals at the same time. Jade made all the arrangements, and so far, so good. Then I hear a scream coming from the room next door. Her room.
I rush in through the connecting door and she’s in the bathroom. Yeah, I see the massive spider. But that's the least of my problems. Jade is in a towel. Without her thick glasses. Or her granny clothes. And her long thick hair is loose and tumbling down her silky back.
Damn, the agency screwed up after all.
I’m so f**ked!

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wonderful

by Ashley Magruder

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review... The CEO and I is a thrilling novel... I liked how the storyline went... It was funny how the female character disguised herself so well to start off with... but unfortunately things didn't go that well things never do... but it was some hot sexual scenes...

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Please boss me

by Christine Campbell

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He is her boss n he thinks she is married n dresses like she doesn't have a great body. It's a intense sexy and steamy romance. I loved it

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Heartwarming

by Rosmari El

This is a boss and employee romance. Awesome plot and lovely characters. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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The CEO & I

by TiffanyS.

This is the first book I've read by this author and I enjoyed it. Jade and Luke were fun characters with good chemistry. There were some laugh out loud moments throughout as well. I will definitely be looking for more books by this author.
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Hot!

by Babyangel43

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This is one of the hottest and sexiest books i've read in a long time!!! The love story and all the ups and downs are written so well! The story is a fast read due to the flow. One chapter flows into the next seamlessly!!! I do not have enough good things i can say about this story! I highly recommend it!

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WOW, very different!!

by JC

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I don't really what to say. I really liked Jade she was a smart nobnon sense woman, really liked that she challenged Luke, wish there was a little more of a backbone story on her but I liked the dynamics between Luke and Jade. This story played through allot of emotions normal people do trying to start a relationship with someone and you could feel it all the way through the story. Really cute story and hopefully maybe able to get more with this couple. I will be reading more of this author in the near future.

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Wow

by Rere1328

This was such a great book. I love the taboo. The boss is hot and the secretary is ready to please him how ever she can. HEA with a nice epilogue. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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Great!

by mima48

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A must-read book. The plot and characters are wonderful.

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Enjoyed!

by Jenn Allen

I enjoyed Luke and Jade, the story, their connection with the ups and downs that happened. They have a lot of spice too! It's a good mix and should be on your list.

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Hot to Cold to Hot and Happy

by Anonymous

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Luke is a very handsome man, a workaholic CEO of his company. He has a very specific rule, no good looking single assistants for him. Being this way has protected him and his heart....up until now. His new assistant is more than capable of handling all of the things he needs from her and more. During a business trip Luke will find out so much more about his assistant and himself.

Jade dresses in plain, baggy and undesirable clothes, She even pretends to be married. That is the way she got this job as Luke's assistant and she loves her job. Of course she is not fooling anyone, she wants him, bad. She knows that he is not an easy man to work with, but she does it like nobody else can. On a business trip Jade decides that she is going to shed some of the pretend being she is at work. Things are about to burn up.

A hotel suite, two separate bedrooms connected by a living room area. Each having their own space, but sharing just enough to make things interesting....oh yes indeed. A scream from Jade's room and Luke goes to investigate. Who knew there was such a thing as furry blue spiders, in a tub, that Jade just so happened to be getting into for a shower. Luke and Jade didn't think, but one is in their underwear and one is barely holding the towel around their body. Pictures begin to form in one another's minds.

Business dinner wrapping up and the custom is to drink just as much as the hosts, and that is a lot of drinking. Both being drunk, a limo ride home and secrets are revealed. Neither one of them can turn down the heat they share in that limo, and it doesn't end there. There is a lot of heat once they are back in the hotel suite. A lot of heat. Things progressively heat up more and more. They are breaking down the walls that are in place. That is until Luke is faced with the very reason for his rule in the first place. He is reminded of that from a business associate.

Luke, being confused and angry about that reminder, turns extremely cold to Jade. So much so that she is considering leaving. She can't until after the speeches are made, but she is seriously applying for something else. Heartbroken and lonely without knowing why, Jade heads to the bar. The potential client joins her, and proceeds to fill her in a little bit, also fills her with some liquid courage. Luke walks in and sees the two of them sitting and laughing. Green would not do justice to the color of jealous and red hot anger Luke feels. Confrontation ensues.

There is a really BIG surprise in store for Jade at the next speech, and it is so awesome. This leads to the extra happy ending these two get and deserve to have.

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Loved this book!

by Anonymous

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. I just finally finished it this morning, I could not put it down. I enjoyed reading about Jade Emerson the newest PA to Luke Remington. Luke is a hot young billionaire and only is rumoured to hire dowdy looking married women to fill his personal assistant position. Luke and Jade have flown to Bangkok to finalize a huge deal and to have Luke speak at a conference while there.

Spending so much time together in close quarters, Luke starts to notice things about Ms. Emerson that he's not noticed before. The sparks start to fly between the 2 of them after a massive blue spider shows up in Jade's tub in their huge suite. Jade comes out screaming wearing only a very little towel and Luke is only dressed in his boxers.

This was a great book, with a great HEA. Though it was touch and go for a bit there. I loved reading it and could not put it down. Can't wait to read more by this author!

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sexy office romance

by Valeen

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The CEO & I is a sexy office romance. Jade was warned by her hiring agency that Luke Remington only hires unattractive and/or married women. So, she disguises herself in baggy, unattractive clothing, no makeup, thick glasses and pretends to be married, so she can land the PA job that she desperately needs. It works and she's been working for him for a few months when they end up going on a business trip to Bangkok. It's there where things will change for them, where Luke finally acts upon the seemingly out of nowhere attraction he's been feeling for her.

I liked CEO & I, but I wish it had been a little longer and we got to see more of their relationship. It felt a little rushed because it was a bit too short. Still, though, it's sexy and sweet and Luke and Jade have great chemistry. If you like office romances, CEO & I is the story for you!

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Loved it

by Ana

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Jade:The job is exactly what I want. I know I can do it well. I'm excited until the woman at the agency says there's no point applying since, the essential but unspoken qualifications are being either married, or middle-aged, and I'm neither.Apparently, Luke Remington, the CEO is a workaholic who's sick of having his young secretaries fall in love with him and lose concentration on their job. Turns out unattractiveness is considered a bonus since he didn't want to be distracted either.
Luke:My new secretary is super-efficient, but even better she doesn’t fawn over me. I guess she could be attractive, but she doesn’t make much of herself. The woman is still wearing coke bottle glasses and her fashion choices might look better as curtains. Well, not my problem.The book is great.When I started reading I couldn't put it down.

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This CEO is hot stuff

by Erika E.

Its another 5star for one of my favorite authors. If you havent read any of her books before, then you need to pick up these books and get to reading. This book was amazing. I could not put it down until I finished reading it. I definitely recommend this book to anyone who is looking to read it and aren’t sure if they want to. Trust me, you will love it.

I voluntarily read an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review.

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Enjoyable read:

by SouthernAngel

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A page turning hot and sweet delight.

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Loved this book

by poppy

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.I just loved it this was a fantastic read i ended up reading it in one night could not put it down.I really liked both Luke and Jade they were good characters and had such great chemistry,a really hot and sexy read but also a really sweet story just loved it a must read.

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A Really Good Read

by Karen Galloway

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I Really enjoyed this story. It has a good storyline that grabs you and you can't put it down. The characters are well written with great chemistry. This is an enjoyable must read book and I would recommend this book to anyone. I voluntarily reviewed an arc of this book. Looking forward to reading more from River Laurent

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A quickie office romance.

by Misty Schott

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Jade Emerson made sure when she went for her interview with CEO Luke Remington that she looked plain and dressed in clothes two sized too big and a fake wedding band to pretend she was married. She was desperate for a job and heard that Mr. Remington would not hire someone who was attractive and a distraction from his business. So she got the job and two months later goes to Bangkok with Mr. Remington for a conference. After getting to their two bedroom suite, Jade goes to take a shower. Luke was lounging around in his room in his boxers and he heard Jade scream from her room. He went running in there and found Jade cowering in her room wrapped in a towel saying there was a huge spider in her shower. Grab this book today to see what happens when Luke sees Jade for the beautiful woman that she is. Also find out what happens when they get a little bit drunk on sake and end up having a really good time together. Will Luke get past his hangups with mixing business with pleasure or will he break Jade's heart?

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Hot and fast.. what more could you want?!

by PeytonGG

This book starts fast! The couple already knows each other and have been working together for the last couple of months. There is a little backstory so you don't feel like you are missing anything and bam! The action is on and it hits you right in the mouth. It is hot and intense and you want nothing more then this couple to make it.. but then there is always baggage and I admit I love some heart ache in my book so I was very pleased even as my eyes grew misty. This is a must read for anyone that loves steamy hot scenes, a little romance and some heartbreak.
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Sexy Office Romance

by Aunt G

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The CEO & I by River Laurent is an excellent read. This is a sexy and fun office romance. Loved the storyline and characters. This amazing story focuses on the lies we tell to ourselves and others, mixed with a touch of an ugly duckling story. Full of witty banter and steamy encounters this book is a joy to read and I highly recommend it.