Title: Bet Me
Author: Lila Monroe
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: January 27, 2017
What happens when your sex strike goes viral -- and suddenly every man in town has their eye on your prize?
All I wanted was little old-fashioned romance. After a parade of Tinder disasters who think chivalry is giving me a pearl necklace on the first date, I made a pledge: until guys step up their game, this girl is off the market.
But one bottle of chardonnay later, and my drunken rant has gone viral. I’m the most famous person NOT having sex since the Jonas Brothers put on their purity rings. A men’s magazine has even put a bounty on my (ahem) maidenhead: fifty Gs to whoever makes me break the drought.
Be careful what you wish for...
Now my office looks like an explosion in a Hallmark factory, I’ve got guys lining up to sweep me off my feet - and the one man I want is most definitely off-limits. Jake Weston is a player through and through. He’s also the only one who sees through the mayhem to the real me, but how can I trust he’s not just out to claim the glory?
And how will I make it through the strike without scratching the itch - especially when that itch looks so damn good out of his suit?
The thrill of the chaste has never been so sexy in Lila Monroe’s hilarious, hot new romantic read!
4 of 5 stars
This was such a light and funny yet highly enjoyable story. In it I was introduced to Lizzie and Jake. These two meet one night in the midst of heartbreak, but their reactions are polar opposites.
Fast forward a bit and they are brought together again for work purposes, but while the spark they had from the beginning is still there, they are both determined to fight it.
Jake doesn't believe in love or romance, and Lizzie is tired of settling for anything less. When Lizzie posts a video swearing off sex until men step up and begin bringing more to the table regarding relationships, it sets off a hilarious and entertaining chain of events.
Over the course of the story, they have to deal with overzealous suitors, illness, misunderstandings and their own desire for each other.
I really liked Lizzie. She was a good woman who was hurt by a man she loved and then went through many bad dates afterwards which led to her video post. I absolutely understood her frustration after everything she went through. I found myself rooting for her the whole time in hopes she would find her happy ending.
Jake was one of those guys that I slowly fell for. I think if maybe I had gotten more of his history and what lead to his pessimism towards love, I would have fallen for him faster. But in the end I loved his gentle and caring side. I loved the heart I saw.
Overall I took pleasure in reading this story and would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice and steamy romantic comedy to get wrapped up in.
Combining her love of writing, sex and well-fitted suits, Lila Monroe wrote The Billionaire Bargain. Lila enjoys writing, as it gives her a flexible schedule to spend time with her kids and a wonderful excuse to avoid them. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, who strips out of his well-fitted suits nightly.