The Boyfriend Experience

The Boyfriend Experience

by Carly Phillips, Erika Wilde

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Overview

He's the total package. 

Except … 

Eric Miller isn't looking for a long term relationship.  And he definitely isn't thrilled when a friend signs him up for The Boyfriend Experience app behind his back. It's not like he has a problem getting women on his own. But when he gets a notification that someone is in need of his . . . services, he's intrigued enough to check out her profile and can't resist the sexy, sassy little brunette who only wants him as a decoy for a family event.  


Evie Bennett needs a boyfriend, stat. Someone who can accompany her to her family reunion so she doesn't have to explain that she's been recently dumped.  Again.  She's perfectly happy being an independent woman, but what's a girl to do when her new fake boyfriend starts to feel like the real deal?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156309870
Publisher: Carly Phillips
Publication date: 03/19/2019
Series: The Boyfriend Experience
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 3,979
File size: 342 KB

About the Author

Carly married her college sweetheart and lives in Purchase, NY along with her three crazy dogs and has raised two incredible daughters. Carly is the author of over 50 romances and is a Wall Street Journal, NY Times and USA Today Bestseller. Visit www.carlyphillips.com and subscribe to her newsletter for 2 FREE BOOKS and find out where to find Carly on social media. She loves interacting with her readers!

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The Boyfriend Experience 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 50 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I+found+this+to+be+a+wonderful+story+.+This+is%0AEric+and+Evie%27s+story+.+Eric+and+his+parents+never+faced+their+devastating+loss+so+he+is+emotionally+shut+off+from+relationships+.+Evie+is+a+beautiful+soul+who+has+her+self+esteem+bruised+Abit+from+unfaithful+men+in+her+past+%2C+what+starts+out+as+no+strings+pretend+relationship+quickly+turns+to+love+but+with+emotional+avoidance+in+the+way+.%0AI+really+enjoyed+this+story+.+I+love+Evies+quirky+family+.+It+is+a+well+written+%2C+interesting+story+with+steamy+sexy+times+.+I+highly+recommend+reading+this+story+.%0A%0AI+received+a+free+copy+of+this+book+via+Booksprout+and+am+voluntarily+leaving+a+review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When Evie needs a date for the weekend for a family reunion she decides to try a new app. She gets a few matches but really feels connected to Eric. Eric’s friend created the app and uploaded a profile without Eric’s knowledge. His friends date him to follow through and go on a date with Evie. Super sweet and fun romance. Both of the characters had their hangups and I enjoyed seeing them work their way through. Sexy with a lot of chemistry. Great writing as always from Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde. An enjoyable read.
MaimeosAngelsEL More than 1 year ago
Eric Miller isn’t looking for a long term relationship, in fact he doesn’t believe in them at all thanks to his past. He is a firm believer in the love them and leave them philosophy. Evie Bennett is in dire need of a boyfriend to accompany her to her family reunion. Evie is a feisty and independent woman who I loved. She just cannot stand the thought of attending the reunion on her own after she is dumped by her boyfriend. Evie’s co workers suggest she use a new app called The Boyfriend Experience and she completes the questions and waits to see the choices she is given. Eric has no idea that a friend has signed him up to The Boyfriend Experience app and is far from happy when he finds out. However when Evie chooses Eric’s profile he is intrigued and decides not to dismiss it out of hand. This was a fun read, well written with the writing is so seamless that I have no idea where one author finished and the other took over. The characters are great and the chemistry between Eric and Evie was scorching; not to mention the secondary characters were awesome and I hope to read more about them in the future. I do believe that Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde has another winning series on their hands.
Anonymous 4 months ago
I+loved+this+book.+It+made+me+smile%2C+laugh%2C+and+tear+up+a+couple+times.+It+was+sexy+and+fun.+The+chemistry+was+felt+the+moment+they+met.+I+loved+it.
Anonymous 4 months ago
Nice story
Anonymous 12 months ago
I+always+love+any+books+these+authors+write.++This+story+was+funny+and+heartfelt.+It+shows+that+love+can+conquer+all+if+you+let+it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this story which had steamy loving, heartbreak, humor, wonderful secondary characters, and just overall a must read. Eric and Evie had such a sweet romance with his "helpful" friends and her crazy family, the book was hard to put down!****
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Laughed+out+loud+and+cried+out+loud%21+Story+and+characters+were+great.+
BookAngel_Emma More than 1 year ago
The Boyfriend Experience shows how the loss of a loved one can have a profound effect on those left behind. Not only is there a gap where that person used to be but it can also create a divide between those who are supposed to support each other through such a difficult time. There is no time limit to grief and everyone deals with it differently but allowing it to rule your life without letting yourself express your emotions in a healthy fashion only leads to additional heartache. Evie is a compassionate, independent woman with a terrible taste in men. Having been cheated on twice she needs a buffer at her annual family reunion, especially as her hateful cousin tries to belittle Evie every chance she gets. Not trusting her own judgement where men are concerned, The Boyfriend Experience App sounds like the answer to her prayers. A cover-up for the recent break-up and no chance of catching feelings – famous last words. Initially, Evie chose Eric because coincidently his name is the same as the cheater ex, lol Although Eric is coerced into meeting Evie by his friends, their initial encounter sparks something inside him that has long since been dormant. Keeping the truth of his involvement to himself, Eric finds himself meeting Evie’s quirky family and opening himself emotional in a way he hasn’t before. Both Evie and Eric fall hard and fast, while Evie is willing to expose her vulnerability in order to have a chance at a happily ever after; Eric is holding onto his narrow-mindset in an attempt to avoid heartache. Nothing in life comes with a guarantee unless you’re an appliance; giving your heart is a risk but one with endless rewards. Is Eric brave enough to take that leap of faith? You’ll have to read The Boyfriend Experience to find out
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I couldn't put it down.
charlligirl More than 1 year ago
This was a great story. I laughed and I cried. And I totally got why Evie hired a boyfriend. I loved the form of payment; I mean really who wouldn't. And holy moly she has a wackodoodle family. I'm not sure I could survive in this family, but it was a hoot reading about them. A definite must read. I haven't enjoyed a book this much in quite some time.
sferguson0822 More than 1 year ago
This story was soo good!!! Eric is a sexy, alpha, and fun package, all wrapped in a yummy bow. He’s perfect for Evie, and builds in confidence in a way that a real man would. Evie is a breath of fresh air, sweet, and beyond giving. These two are so hot together, and will leave you a bit hot and bothered. Evie’s family (well, most of them at least) had me cracking up at their antics, and I hope to read more about them in future books! A great read I would highly recommend!
Nicolerko More than 1 year ago
I loved this one start to finish. It's one that I was sad to see end. I loved the characters so hard in this book. It had light-hearted and fun moments that had me laughing. It also had serious hit me in the heart moments. There is a moment in the epilogue that is truly beautiful that brought a tear to me eye. I's so meaningful. Eric definitely has some great boyfriend moves. I would want to sign up for his services. That man deserves a HEA. I loved Evie. I couldn't have picked someone better than Eric for her. I loved Evie's parents. They had me laughing quite often. This is definitely a book you don't want to pass up on. Once you start this book you't be able to put it down.
JacquieLovesBooks More than 1 year ago
What an absolutely FABTASTIC book this is! I loved this sweet, sexy, fun read from two of my fave co-writers, Erika Wilde and Carly Phillips! It was pure joy to read! Eric Miller is a man who, for his own reasons, doesn't do relationships. He is content with his successful business, his friends and the one-night-stands that fill his life...he's got nothing else to offer. Until his friend who's starting a new online dating app, The Boyfriend Experience, secretly adds his profile and Eric gets his first message from Evie Bennett, who needs a fake boyfriend for her upcoming family reunion! The humour and banter between the friends made me laugh, so when Eric is goaded into accepting the initial coffee date to meet Evie, he decides to let her down easy and explain the situation to her. Except, that doesn't happen and Evie ends up "hiring" Eric to be her fake boyfriend! Let the games begin... I loved the secondary characters that we meet at the family reunion! Especially Evie's parents, who are...well, I won't say what I'm thinking, you'll just have to find out yourself! Let me just say that they are surprising, to say the least! And every good story needs someone to hate, right? Well, this one is no exception because Evie's cousin Raquel is one of those characters that you want to strangle (at least I did!) There isn't a lot of angst in this one...there are some touching and heartfelt moments that made me tear up, but no ugly-crying angst! It's mostly a feel-good, fun and sexy read and I can't WAIT for the next book in this new series!
TarynLee More than 1 year ago
Evie recently broke up with her boyfriend when she found out the she was in fact the other woman. Unlucky in love and headed to her families Fourth of July get together she hates that she will have to once again explain why she is single. Her parents aren't the problem but other family members make it hard for her to just be happy. When a friend tells her about a boyfriend app that is in the Beta testing stage she asks her if she can help her become one of the first testers. Getting approved for the app and looking at the guys who are on it, ready to help a lady out gets Evie excited. She looks through all the candidates trying to find the perfect guy who wouldn't mind being her fake boyfriend for the weekend. She finds the perfect guy in Eric Miller, not only does he share the name of her ex but his short bio fits perfectly with Evie's needs. Eric has been pushed into his friends app without his knowledge and when he gets a message from Evie he just wants to tell her no. He decides he should meet her and person and break it to her gently but once he does he just can't seem to say no. The two chat back and forth and seem to have a real connection so Eric agrees to help Evie out. Follow along as the two flirt around a real relationship even though they both have feelings for the other. Will this fake boyfriend experience stay just that fake or can the two come together and let their true feelings shine through. This was a sweet romance that had you wanting the two to end up together. They both needed the other and you want them to realize that a move forward.
LynnB888 More than 1 year ago
4 1/2 STARS! Sassy, fun and delightful! A fast paced story filled with humor, sexual tension and sweet interaction. They go into this weekend thinking they are putting on an act, but it doesn't take them long to start feeling way too much for each other. Super cute story with a powerful case of the feels! Salon owner Evie Bennett can't face attending an upcoming family gathering without the boyfriend everyone thinks she will have by her side. It's not her fault yet another man has led her astray and broken her heart. Something really must be wrong with her man picking abilities! When a client hooks her up with a new boyfriend-for-hire app, she's determined to pull a rabbit out of a hat and fool the family! Businessman Eric Miller has no clue why he's all of a sudden getting a pop up on his phone from some app called The Boyfriend Experience. He knows it wasn't him that downloaded the thing, so that leaves only one person ... his buddy Dylan. Just when he thinks it can't get any worse, Dylan answers the request for a weekend boyfriend and sets up a coffee date to talk about it. This guy is going down! He lets himself be dared into keeping the date, and man is he in trouble. Evie is a doll, and he can't resist agreeing to help her out ... guess he's her new boyfriend!
EileenAW More than 1 year ago
I loved Evie and Eric’s love story in The Boyfriend Experience, another hit for co-authors Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde. Eric should have known better than to drink and tick off his app designer friend; especially since that designer signed him up for his dating app without his knowledge. Evie is desperately in need of a date for her family reunion; one who knows how to treat a woman well, unlike the jerks she previously dated. While searching on the Boyfriend Experience App Evie finds Eric and the two make plans to meet. Eric had not planned to go through with it but once he saw her in person he changed his mind. Eric was an amazing hero who understands how to treat a woman and make her feel the luckiest and most important person in the world. I loved getting to know these two characters along with their families. The love they shared made each of them stronger and better people. Combining their voices Ms. Phillips and Ms. Wilde created a wonderful, emotional and moving story filled with sexual chemistry, fun dialogue, some laughs and endearing characters that is not to be missed. I highly recommend The Boyfriend Experience to other readers I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well+written.+You+visualize+the+characters+in+the+actons.%0A%0ARecommended+getting.
CrystalsBookWorld More than 1 year ago
Eric is definitely the total package! The Boyfriend Experience was filled with chemistry and laughter. Steamy and dreamy
Sandy-thereadingcafe More than 1 year ago
THE BOYFRIEND EXPERIENCE is the first instalment in Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde’s contemporary, adult THE BOYFRIEND EXPERIENCE erotic, romance series, a spin-off from Erika Wilde’s Tall, Dark and Sexy series. This is twenty-nine year old, Prestige Car Service owner Eric Miller, and salon stylist Evie Bennett’s story line. Eric was first introduced in Tall, Dark And Tempting. You do not have to read the previous series to understand or comprehend The Boyfriend Experience. Told from dual third person perspectives (Eric and Evie) THE BOYFRIEND EXPERIENCE follows the building but fake relationship between twenty-nine year old, Prestige Car Service owner Eric Miller, and salon stylist Evie Bennett. Evie needs a ‘boyfriend’ for her family reunion but when her friends suggest the dating app ‘The Boyfriend Experience, Evie never expected anything beyond a business proposal. Enter Prestige Car Service owner Eric Miller, and the man with whom Evie will fall in love. What ensues is the ‘fake boyfriend’ relationship between Evie and Eric, and the potential fall-out as Eric doesn’t do relationships or fall in love. Evie Bennett’s last two relationships ended in disaster but meeting Eric Miller gave Evie thoughts about a future, a future that would never be. Eric Miller doesn’t do long term relationships yet Evie Bennett stirs something in Eric he long thought buried and died. The relationship between Evie and Eric begins as a business arrangement. Eric had no intentions of ever using the ‘Boyfriend Experience’ but when his best friend and app developer Dylan Stone signed him up without his knowledge, Eric took a gamble and fell in love. The $ex scenes are intimate, erotic and intense, without the use of over the top, sexually graphic language and text. The secondary and supporting characters are colorful and familiar including Leo and Peyton, Aiden and Daisy, Dylan and Serena from the author’s Tall, Dark and Sexy series. We are introduced to Dylan’s mother Ginny Miller; Evie’s brother Garrett , his boyfriend Aaron, and their parents Lauren and Gene Bennett; Evie’s cousin Raquel and her fiancé Graham. The world building focuses on the back stories and histories of our leading couple. Evie struggles to find a man worthy of her love; Eric fears the future isn’t always what everyone expected. THE BOYFRIEND EXPERIENCE is a story of family, loss, moving forward and letting go of the past. The premise is engaging, entertaining and fun; the characters are sexy, sassy and energetic; the romance is fated and hot. Another wonderful romance story from Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde.
mamalovestoread22 More than 1 year ago
When it comes to men Evie Bennett is at a loss, she thought she had the man of her dreams, and he wound up being the man of her nightmares. He cheated, broke her heart, and made her the center of everyone's gossip circle... talk about embarrassing! With her family reunion approaching, she knows that she'll have a million questions to answer about her break-up. And picturing the pity she'll see on everyone's faces leads her to think she might need to take a buffer along with her. When she mentions this to a friend she suggests Evie try using her brother-in-laws dating app, The Boyfriend Experience. While she has her reservations about using a app to find a man, she also realizes that as of late her inner man picker has failed her miserably, so she gives it a try... and winds up getting far more than she ever bargained for! From the very first page The Boyfriend Experience had me intrigued, and with every page that followed the more captivated I became, Evie and Eric were quite the storytellers! Their little love connection brought smiles, swoons, and tugged on the heartstrings. It was fun watching these two maneuver through the tricky situation that they got themselves tangled up in. What started as a little ruse quickly became something else entirely, the more time they spent together the more heated things became, and before long feelings started to bloom and take hold. I loved every minute of this one, it was good on my heart and left me with an unshakable smile. Highly recommend! I requested an advanced copy of this title from the publisher, and I am voluntarily leaving my honest opinion.
ScoopyPooh More than 1 year ago
The Boyfriend Experience The fake boyfriend/girlfriend/fiancé/whatever lol has always been a favorite of mine because … laughter, always laughter! This book intrigued me not just because of the trope, but because of the unique app concept in the story-line. And it delivered! The story of Evie and Eric was fun, flirty, heartwarming and sexy! The secondary characters enhanced the story-line and will make you want to look for their stories in the future. It’s a rather quick read with a kinda predictable conflict but the #win of it all lies in Evie and Eric just being complimentary to each other from the very beginning.
Michelle Eriksen More than 1 year ago
The boyfriend experience was a really fun way to spend my evening. Eric and Evie burned up the pages and had me laughing from time to time with their humor. Eric's friends trick him into being involved in an online dating app then dare him to go through with it and what guy can turn that down, but when he meets Evie all bets and his good intentions go out the window. Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde are a couple of my favorite authors and together they bring this story to life with interesting characters and an all around fun story.
2kasmom More than 1 year ago
Eric gets snookered into playing a fake boyfriend role by one of his best pals. The app his friend created is still in progress and he might as well go along with it. Then he meets her and it all changes. Evie is impressed with Eric before she even meets him in person. Once they see one another eye-to-eye, it is immediate attraction on both sides. Can she keep her heart intact when yet another male has a secret that was kept from her? The heat sears and steps it up right from the beginning in this latest collab by some of the best authors in the industry! Heart pumping and sexy to read, this story has sparks a flyin, while humor is laced throughout. Great start to what is looking to soon be another excellent series. ***This early copy was given in exchange for an honest review only.
tracykids4 More than 1 year ago
I love Evie and Eric. They are both such sweet people in this story. Evie is a sweet, heart of gold, part salon owner/hairdresser that spends 1 day each month making over women from domestic abuse shelters called the Beautiful You Program. She is also going to be the holder of a Humanitarian Award for such program. Unfortunately, Evie is also a woman of a recent breakup. Eric, her now ex-boyfriend was a cheating horrible boyfriend that along with Evie as his girlfriend, also had a fiancé. Evie has a family reunion coming up and wished that she didn’t have to face everyone with another breakup under her belt. Falling her friends suggestion she decided to use the new Boyfriend Experience app. With the app she can hire someone to play her boyfriend so she doesn’t have to face her family alone. Eric, no relation to the ex-boyfriend Eric, is a sexy single man as well as a twin brother to his late sister. Trisha, Eric’s twin passed away when she was only 16 years old and since then Eric has sworn off relationships as to not to hurt a woman if he passes away as well. Eric’s friend Dylan who made the Boyfriend Experience app decided to mess with Eric and downloaded his app on Eric’s phone without his knowledge. While sitting with his friends Eric’s phone dings with a notification from the Boyfriend Experience app letting him know that someone was interested in hiring him. Dylan takes it upon himself to answer the notification for Eric and set up a meeting with the woman, who happens to be Evie. Eric decided to go through with meeting Evie with every intention of not excepting the job, but once Eric see’s Evie for the first time, all bets are off. You gotta read to get the whole story and all the naked truths. This was a fantastic read. I really enjoyed it. Sad to see it end but looking forward to more.