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She needs a fake boyfriend fast… but love doesn’t come cheap!
As if being newly single isn’t brutal enough, Sloane Chatfield’s friends are getting obnoxious about setting her up. When Sloane insists she’s waiting for a certain sexy fictional Highlander to come along, her friends surprise her with a trip to Scotland to find her a new boyfriend. She’d rather have a root canal. But if she can find a Highland hunk to “break her heart” before her friends arrive…
In a remote Highland village, Galen Buchanan is struggling to keep the family pub afloat. Everything is falling apart, he’s running out of money, and now there’s an opinionated American lass parked at his best table, driving him mad. But then Sloane asks Galen to be her pretend Highland boyfriend…and offers him enough money to save the pub. It’s only for a few days, he figures. What’s the worst that could happen?
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Julia London writing as Jessa McAdams!
I enjoyed this book!!The whole idea that Sloane was looking for her Jamie Frazer was so funny!!(Jamie is from Outlander...I'm sure that everybody knows him!!) smile emoticon This is a light,fast paced,sweet and funny story!
Sloane is our main heroine!She is sad because her boyfriend calle... ...more
It’s summer, pick your favorite reading spot, sun or shade, settle in for a light and quick romantic read that involves a hot, but gruff Scot, a kilt, an American woman on the run from a bad break up. Sloane finds a small and earthy village in the Scottish Highlands that just might be the best pl... ...more
5 'Aye' stars!
This was my first book from this author and I just loved it. It was also my first book about a Scotsman. And yes there were kilts involved <3 <3. Men in kilts....SEXY!!!
It took a little bit for me to adjust to the writing style just because of the Scottish talk. Once I adjuste... ...more
Fun, sexy, and made me want to hop on a plane to Scotland to find my own Scot (much to my husband's dismay). London does a great job conveying the adorable accent, as well as a wonderful setting that I could almost picture it was so well written. Sloane's friends annoyed me, but as they were a sm... ...more
Contemporary romances aren’t my usual fare but Julia London’s pairing of a prim American heroine, a hunky Scottish hero, a charming Scottish setting, some great secondary characters, plenty of humour and a sexy romance made this most enjoyable.
It’s impossible not to like Galen. He’s handsome, sex... ...more
With its beautiful and charming Scotland setting, hot highlander hero and likeable heroine, The Perfect Bargain took me on a hilarious adventure I’d happily go on again and again. ...more
This was a lot of fun. Loved the idea of them looking for a Jamie Fraser and pretty much the entire plot.
Sloane is an interesting character. I liked that she's trying to work on herself and that even though she's nursing a broken heart, she's still open to new experiences. Galen was fun too. I l... ...more
This was such a sweet book. There were no emotional roller coasters or suspense really but it was the cutest love story. I loved the set up and her friends are a blast. This is the perfect book for a light summer read. From the very beginning, I was hooked. I loved seeing Sloane emerge as a new w... ...more
It was an easy and very enjoable read.
Sure, there are some parts that had flaws or didn't make sense. But did I have a good time, yes!
Was it funny and a light read, yes!
Above all that, it includes an Scotish hero and a sweet highland village :))
Maybe with a better story development and writing st... ...more
Alright Lassies. Stop right there. You’re going to need a chilled glass of wine, or maybe something a little heavier like some Scotch whiskey to cool you down since The Perfect Bargain is going to heat you up.
Set in the beautiful yet, non-touristy landscape of Gairloch, Scotland, Sloane Chatfield... ...more
Happy Release Day!!!
Famous last words: What's the worst that could happen?
This was a fun romp through the Highlands. Sloane thinks she has the perfect plan to get her friends off her back. They think she needs a bit of "sack romping" to get out of the funk she's been in since she was dumped by he... ...more
I looked down at the percentage I’d read and was surprised to find I had only read 13% and was also surprised at how many times I had laughed out loud at how naïve and funny Sloane was and what an absolute tease Galen was. They were truly a perfect match. I think the 1 and 2 star rev... ...more
4 STARS - I REALLY LIKED IT
This was a cute read. It's a romance so of course it has a lot of the romance genre tropes, but it was still enjoyable. There is a good chance that I would read more in this series. ...more
What a great read! For any outlander fans this book is so enjoyable, and kinda funny in some parts, I highly recommended ...more
As her wedding day approached, Sloane Chatfield was devastated when her husband to be called off the wedding, claiming it was all her fault for being so cold. Her friends decide to set her up with someone new and they’re getting really obnoxious about it! She tells them that she’s looking for a H... ...more
Having endured the humiliation of being jilted a couple of weeks before her planned wedding, Sloane Chatfield really wanted to get away from her well-meaning friends who thought a new man in her life would do the trick. So Sloane ships herself off a remote Scottish highland village in search of h... ...more
The Perfect Bargain may just be my all time favorite book of 2015. Sloane Chatfield has gone through a recent break up and her friends are insistent on finding her a man. When Sloane jokingly suggests that she needs a Jamie Frasier in her life, her friends jump on board with a trip to Scotland. N... ...more
Sloane Catchfield is desperate. Ever since The Breakup, her friends have been throwing guys at her. She is so desperate, and rich, that she hatches a plan and heads off to Scotland to buy a fake boyfriend.
Galen Buchanan, I do love that name, quit his job as a Barrister and returned to the sleepy... ...more
If you love romance set in the highlands of Scotland and could use a good laugh, then this story is for you. Sloane is a wealthy American in Scotland, her best friends back home keep trying to set her up so she tells them she has found someone on her own. Her friends decide to visit so she needs... ...more
It's amazing how a harmless little lie can spiral out of control and equally amazing how money can get in the way of a good relationship yet without these two factors it's doubtful that Sloane and Galen would have discovered just how perfect they were for each other.
I just loved The Perfect Barg... ...more
Sloane Chatfield wants her friend's to stop their matchmaking. She has a plan. She'll go to Scotland and find her 'Jamie Fraser' and then break up with him. Great idea! What could possibly go wrong? When she meets Galen Buchanan, the pub owner in a remote Highland village, sparks fly. They are co... ...more
4 1/2 stars!! I freaking loved this!
I've been in a contemporary romance funk, and this book, gifted to me from book friend Margie (thank you!!), got me excited about this genre again. Yes it's a little cheesy and predictable, but was a complete joy!! Smart contemporary romance in a Scottish setti... ...more
This was a real fun read, I was really quite funny.
Sloane is a young American woman vacationing Scotland, she's looking for a sexy Scot to fill her dreams and her bed and be her favourite fictional Highlander. After being bugged by her friends, she tells tells them she's found her perfect guy, w... ...more
If you've seen or read Outlander you know any woman would be on a mission to find her own Jamie Fraser. Well that's exactly what Sloane decides to do. Taking a vacation to Scotland to "find" a man to put her friends off their matchmaking. She thinks she has the brilliant plan all sorted out, but... ...more