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Money buys the perfect woman …
Billionaire Sicilian, Lorenzo Ferrante, needs a fake fiancée, and fast, in order to close a deal that will set him free from ties to a sordid past he never wanted any part of. Starting fresh somewhere else is all he wants for himself and his little girls…
Lora Pryce-Howard has been conned into playing Ferrante’s fiancée thanks to her low life brother. And if she wants to keep her business, a roof over her ailing mother’s head, and her brother alive she’ll play along. She refuses to be seduced by a luxurious Mediterranean lifestyle, but Ferrante’s soft words and burning kisses make leaving all the more difficult…
"I enjoyed reading about why Lorenzo is the hardened man he is and how Lora helps him break down those walls."- Angie, Goodreads review
I know I can pick up a Rachel Lyndhurst novel and be a happy reader. And Sicilian Engagement doesn't disappoint.
Über wealthy Italian man - Check
Feisty lady - Check
Engagement of convenience - Check
Beautiful location - Check
Sexy time - Check
Billionaire Lorenzo Ferrante needs a fiancée to clinch a... ...more
At the start of this book I really didn't like Lorenzo. In fact it was almost the halfway point before I even warmed to him. But by the end of the book I really appreciated the depth of his character and was rooting for him to finally admit that he loved Lora. I also appreciated the fact there wa... ...more
A very enjoyable read. The hero is a bit rough and not fully likable but the heroine is enough to make the book priceless. Love the setting and the language. ...more
Actual rating 3.5 out of 5 Stars!
Originally posted on my blog: Tangled Up In Books
I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. In no way did this sway my review or my rating!
I requested quite a few ARCs from Entangled this month. Normally when I get the emai... ...more
Sicilian Engagement was an enjoyable read. I received an early release copy from NetGalley. I always look for books based in the Mediterannean and this is one of the few that I have read so far based in Sicily. I always flash back to an episode of Anthony Bordain's No Reservation where he spent t... ...more
Sicilian Engagement is a standalone novel that tells a story of a hot Sicilian Billionaire named Lorenzo who hires/blackmails the beautiful Lora to be his fake fiancee for a month. While there isn't a whole lot that separates this book from the thousands of other billionaire + fake fiancee books,... ...more
4.5 Star Review
All Lorenzo Ferrante wanted was to liquidate his entire portfolio and move his family away from Italy but the Russian businessman Lorenzo was selling to only wanted to buy from a married family man. Now he needs a fake fiance. Lora Pryce-Howard agreed to do another favor for her sh... ...more
Lora Pryce-Howard is blackmailed by her wastrel brother into becoming the fake fiancée of Sicilian billionaire, Lorenzo Ferrante. He's a cold autocratic man who demands obedience. While Lora is a feisty independent woman with her own business. Can she pretend to be a compliant woman with no thoug... ...more
**Copy Provided by Netgalley and Entangled Publishing, LLC for an honest review**
The Italian Shark who becomes a right softie with the right woman.
Lorenzo is nicknamed The Shark for the way he does his business dealings and right now to close a deal he needs a fake fiancee. Lora has been set up f... ...more
There are a lot of books out right now about the billionaire hero and hiring/blackmailing/etc. the heroine into playing his wife or fiancee. I'm kind of a sucker for these types of books and haven't tired of them, so I really enjoyed this story. It's a standalone book and told in alternating poin... ...more
Hot Sicilian, disaffected by, well, just about everything, starts a slow healing process with a woman he blackmailed into becoming his fiancee.
As heroes go, Lorenzo is delicious. Moody, determined, arrogant, beneath the tough exterior lies a man with a whole lot of love to give...if only he knew... ...more
Lora finds herself strong-armed by her brother into a job shes not wanting, at all - PA/nanny to a rich man and his twins.
With no options other than to accept, shes swept away on an all expense paid journey through Sicily, and against better judgement, she slowly falls for him.
Lorenzo needs to p... ...more
This ARC was provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
This book was amazing. The dialogue and character interaction were great and the story read nicely. Having not read a book by this author I was a little hesitant but I always love trying new authors. This author didn't disappoint... ...more
A pleasurable read by Rachel Lyndhurst. The reader knows how the story will end but it was entertaining to read how Lora and Lorenzo got their happily ever after based on their initial meeting (and the circumstances behind it).
The main characters had depth and reasons for their actions especiall... ...more
Lorenzo he's a tough nut to crack I mean the boy can just be an a** at times, "all expenses will be paid. Gifts, clothes, jewelry, and accessories remain yours upon termination. Except for the actual engagement ring; you have to hand that back. It's a family heirloom." I mean he seriously has an... ...more
In this wonderful story we go on a great adventure through Italy. Sicilian business man Lorenzo Ferrante desperately needs a fiancee to appease a business associate and complete the most important deal of his life. Lora Pryce-Howard fits the bill perfectly.
This is a well written story with intere... ...more
fab book got this book courtesy of #netgallery brilliant storyline a hot blooded Italian stallion mmmm.just the right amount of a bit of everything in this just wish it had been longer with more depth to both parties but really loved it great read. ...more
I loved this book. Sure, there were a few things left hanging, but still a HEA. I would have liked to see her brother hung up by his toes!