The Billionaire's Baby Arrangement: A Billionaire and Barista Love Story

The Billionaire's Baby Arrangement: A Billionaire and Barista Love Story

by Krista Lakes

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Overview

From New York Times bestselling author Krista Lakes comes a sexy standalone novel about a billionaire and the indecent proposal he gives the local barista.

Billionaire CEO Jackson Weathers needs a family for a PR boost, and I've signed a contract agreeing to give him one. A doting girlfriend in public. A wedding ceremony to invite all the socialites to. And finally, a baby for him to parade around, to show he's really a wholesome, down-to-Earth man.

I've tried to remain cynical about it. He's going to make all my dreams come true. So what if it's supposed to be a loveless marriage?

Only, his tenderness in private has me hooked. The way he kisses me drives me wild. When we make love, I lose myself to him. His body feels like it was meant to be on top of mine, like we fit together like two puzzle pieces. I can't help but begin to fall for him.

I can't tell him, or I risk losing everything. And nobody else can find out about our little "arrangement" or it will destroy his reputation. Still, I feel like I have to know how he feels, before the marriage, before the baby, before I give my entire life over to him.

Is it still just pretend?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161649084
Publisher: Zirconia Publishing
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,356
File size: 430 KB

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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Krista Lakes is a thirtysomething who recently rediscovered her passion for writing. She is living happily ever after with her Prince Charming. Her first kid is entering first grade and she is happy to welcome her second child into her life, continuing her "Happily Ever After"!

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The Billionaire's Baby Arrangement: A Billionaire and Barista Love Story 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
Anonymous 19 days ago
great+story%21%21%21+love+it.
Anonymous 21 days ago
Anonymous 27 days ago
Quite interesting .
Anonymous 3 months ago
Great+story.++Loved+the+characters.+
Anonymous 4 months ago
%0D%0ABillionaire+needs+an+image+make+over%2C+so+he+hires+someone+to+marry+him+and+have+his+baby.++The+characters+were+likeable%2C+the+dialogue+funny+and+enjoyable+and+the+small+twists+make+this+story+not+something+you+have+read+before.++I+LOVE+the+ending%21++I+am+a+sucker+for+the+romantic+ending+where+the+H+pours+his+heart+out+and+I+was+not+disappointed.++HEA%2C+reformed+playboy%2C+billionaire+H+and+working+class+h+all+rolled+into+one+delightful+read.++%0D%0A
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
could+not+put+it+down+
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When Jackson meets Emma he is overwhelmed with the feelings that he has for her. But Emma is 'merely' a barista whilst he is a multi billionaire so why would he be really interested in her? With her low esteem she doesn't think that he is sincere about any real feeling for her but when he asks for her help to give him the 'perfect' family man look of a doting wife and baby to help his image and that of his business she agrees. But she really does love him. Can these two really get their HEA or is all just business? I loved Jackson and Emma and read this virtually in one go [okay I feel asleep - it was late at night] as it is so well written and they both seemed to be so real. I like Krista Lakes writing style as she really knows how to draw you into her stories and to actually like her characters. I look forward to her next book in the series. Definitely recommended
DebraDR More than 1 year ago
This book is fantastic and brilliantly written! It is incredibly descriptive, funny, and the ideas are well-developed. The plot is relatable, consistent, and there is a great pace from scene to scene. Great storyline with interesting characters who are sweet and a perfect fit for each other … the chemistry between them is hot and off the charts. A really enjoyable fast pace read with some exciting and interesting twists; and I take great pleasure in recommending it. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A bad boy billionaire who owns a diaper company is threatened with losing his CEO job because of bad press and dropping sales. His PR people tell him the only way to save the company is to salvage his reputation! To do that he needs to find a sweet , genuine woman to marry and have a baby with. Emma is a barista in his office building who is drowning in college debt and a little in love with billionaire Jackson Weathers! When he takes her to dinner and offers her a deal to marry him and have his baby and she will never have to worry about money again she thinks long and hard before making a decision! I really loved this book! The romance, conflict, drama it was all there and very well written! I highly recommend this book! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
FANTASTIC!❤ A sexy sweet read that grabs hold of you keeping you energized with a non-stop bundle of exciting fun filled twists that will have you steam rolling through the pages! Intense, entertaining, enjoyable, thrills, heartfelt and passion filled chemistry! An exciting must read!
Kristen Bergh-Lewendon More than 1 year ago
Yep. This will probably always be one of my favorite themes no matter how many times or how many different ways I get to read it. Because I know that what starts out as a fake relationship isn’t going to stay that way for long and that “fake” is going to come back and bite them in the butt. I loved seeing the instant spark between Jackson and Emma. And I think that spark just about shorted out my reader, it’s so intense. The slightly sarcastic banter between them is probably my favorite thing in the whole book. I received a complimentary advanced copy of this book.
Merryj More than 1 year ago
Jackson Weathers is a billionaire and CEO with a big problem. His womanizing ways are beginning to backfire causing the stock of his baby company to drop. His PR person was doing a good job until his las escapade made big headlines. To save his company she told him he needed to marry and have a baby with someone that the public would believe in. Emma is a barista that serves him is coffee every morning and the only woman that he believed fit the bill to be the wife and mother. Now all he has to do is convince her to do the job. Emma is already half way there with her feelings for him but marrying and having his child is a big decision and responsibility. Can she leave her feelings out of the contract and do it or will her heart suffer? I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
LMR3 More than 1 year ago
The Barista & The Billionaire... They're Got The Perfect Grind To Brew UP LOVE!! She's a Barista with a Mountain of Debt, but she's NOT desperate... She's just tired of chipping away at Bills while putting her life & plans on hold! Therefore, she's intrigued by the Se*y Businessman's proposal... After all, she's being flirting with him for quite some time & denying him each time he asks her OUT!! But, there's Something about the way he asks THIS TIME that intrigues her, Sooo she finally says YES! It seems he's SCREWED UP, Sooo much so, that he's about to lose his company... It's his father's legacy, & the ONLY thing that really means anything to him!! Sooo, when he's told he needs a WIFE & BABY to change his image, he goes ALL in... But, he's picking the PERFECT fit... The Coffee Shop Barista he's been TOYING with is EVERYTHING he needs... She's wholesome, great with kids, & HOT... NOT to mention, he's able to talk to her!! Yeah, she's absolutely PERFECT!! He's just gotta convince her to Sign on the Dotted LINE!! I was granted an ARC of Krista Lakes' "The Billionaire's Baby Arrangement: A Billionaire and Barista Love Story (Bad Boys and Babies Book 2)" via Booksprout; I recommend this book to others based upon its own merits. All opinions expressed within this review are uniquely my own & freely given! Until next time... Happy Reading!
astroyic More than 1 year ago
So sweet, and sexy! This was a charming, beautifully written, fast paced read that had a lot of heart, and the perfect amount of heat. Krista Lakes’ talent for combining sexy scenes with genuinely moving romance ensures that the story is as intense and sensual as it is emotional. I loved Emma and Jackson, flirty, banter as friends as they connect in the coffee shop. They had a great attraction and pull to one another. But when Jackson asks Emma out, I like how Emma tries to be cautious but open, but inside is seriously flipping out, since she has had a crush on him since she has met him. Jackson was so, so, sweet. Even when Emma accepts the contract, Jackson pulls out all the stops, really wooing her and that made me melt. I thought he would be this player of a man, but he was such a likable character. I loved their flirting and their amazing chemistry and a seriously great connection. Entertaining, sexy and oh so sweet! Another Krista Lakes book that leaves a smile on my face and my heart happy. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Pwalley01 More than 1 year ago
The well written storyline and the well defined characters grabbed my attention from the very first page and I remained totally enthralled until the turn of the very last page!
Marti52 More than 1 year ago
Author, Krista Lakes has written a modern love story about Jackson the billionaire who wants to salvage his reputation by entering into a marriage of convenience to Emma the barrister. However, what's different in this story is that Jackson never comes across as cold as some billionaire's do in similar storylines which I found refreshing. These two people really liked each other. Of course there was a weasel of an antagonist stirring things up to test the relationship. I liked this story and am recommending this book. The storyline was well developed and the chapters flowed effortlessly. (Note: I am volunteering to leave a review of this ARC book.)
KatieSEE More than 1 year ago
Jackson is simply swoon worthy. Playboy turned devoted husband and father. What is better then that? Coffee girl turned billionaires wife with still the morals of us common folk. This book is a definite must read. I loved every page.
CLPetit1956 More than 1 year ago
This book has it all! A great storyline that keeps you turning the pages, wonderful characters, drama, angst, heartache, off-the-charts chemistry, love, oh, and some hot and sizzling scenes. This is one book you won't want to put down! I volunteered to review an advance reader copy of this book.
EllenH More than 1 year ago
This series just keeps getting better! I loved Jackson and Emma. The were so real and so full of emotion. I have read a lot of books by this author and this is my new favorite