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The Tycoon's Convenient Wife - a contemporary romance novella [Kindle Edition]

Ros Clarke
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Fifteen years ago, Emily Standish and Guy Munro were friends. Until she fell in love with him and he married someone else. Now Guy needs an enormous favour from his old friend and Emily has a chance to see if love can strike twice.

The Tycoon's Convenient Wife is a 45,000 word romance novella.


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From the Author

Ros Clarke is a British author of contemporary romance novels, novellas and short stories. She has always loved to read romantic fiction and now she's happy to be sharing her own romance ebooks with her readers. She likes to write bright, happy stories that are a quick read with a touch of humor, heroes that are not too alpha-male, and heroines who you'll want to cheer for. Some of her books are sweet romances with the bedroom door kept shut, and others have a sexier feel to suit the characters and story.

Product Details

  • File Size: 300 KB
  • Print Length: 128 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005JKER8M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #410,196 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars good story needs editing April 14, 2013
By karin
Format:Kindle Edition
I enjoyed the story. It almost seems plausible, however some of the story line needs editing. about halfway through the book issues with the story happen. fiancee/wife/husband, marriage/engagement start being used inconsistantly, then a pretense to encourage a client and his wife back to the apartment by offering to share some of his fine scotch when the clients are supposed to be "teatolers" due to an alcoholic brother who died...its the little things like that, that are as annoying as spelling errors and should have been caught by an editor.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great little story. October 15, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
I really fell for the characters in this novella. Emily's 15 year unrequited love affair with the focussed tycoon had me turning the pages (electronically of course!) as fast as I could read.

Ros Clarke has a way of writing characters that are real and a little different from the normal romantic heroines of most of this genre.

My only criticism? A whole novel next time please!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Decent book, but someone was confused May 6, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
The book is a decent one. I found myself really liking the main character. The thing I didn't like about the book is the fact that whoever wrote the book seemingly got confused somewhere because the whole premise of the story was that the characters were pretending to be engaged (but not married because the female character refused to take it that far) yet the story kept switching between "fiance/fiancee" and "husband/wife" several times. Since it was a main character point at the beginning, it made the mistakes rather jarring.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Really Good short story! April 30, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
The Tycoon's Convenient Wife starts with Emily getting a call from the Guy who broke her heart all of those years ago. She realizes that this isn't some sort of "date" even though he is now divorced. They meet up and he proposes a business deal to her, and she doesn't want to accept at first but she wants to change her life so she is willing to accept this deal.
Things seem to be going good, until Emily realizes she still loves Guy, time hasn't changed that but it has changed him some. He now won't allow him self to love, and she knows once this deal is over her heart will be broken once again by the only man who she has ever given it to. This book has some humor, and a very interesting story line. I enjoyed it a lot for a short story, and I highly recommend it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The Tycoon's Convenient Wife January 28, 2014
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Sorry, this one was not a winner for me. Mostly because the main character (Emily) was a weak wallflower. I like my female mains to have some sense of self and this woman was just a doormat. After dropping her from his life to marry another woman, he just pops back in looking for a fake wife? I would have shown that dude the door...with my foot. Emily agrees to it and constantly interrupts her life and dreams to live a lie.
Also, it bothered me that Guy's son was hit by a car and had to have surgery and he was more worried about this merger? Um, yeah, not real husband material there. Not to mention he sees his kids once in 6 weeks?
Sorry, sometimes a HEA isn't really worth it and Guy had loser stamped all over his forehead.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars slow boring and no emotion April 25, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
when i bought this i had high hopes but this was so dull. it had no emotion and i felt no connection between the characters. i was very disapointed.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars it's ok April 19, 2013
By Poly
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
it's an ok book it just go the way you imagine it will go, in other words predictible but enjoyable
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tami's thoughts April 17, 2013
By Tammy
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is one great book I was beginning to think that Guy was going to really mess things up but I am so glad that things turned out for the best. I would like to read about how they make their lives work in the end.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars The Tycoon's Convenient Wife
The story seems so improbable for today's women...35 years-old woman working for minimum wage, supposedly very beautiful, no male-friends or partners and mooning over lost love for... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars The Tycoons Convenient Wife
Enjoyed the book. Short but long enough to get involved with the characters personalities and feelings. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Lynn Smith
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable
Nice way to pass an hour or two. Characters were very well developed and easy to relate to. I enjoyed this book.
Published 9 months ago by Tracy Fidler
4.0 out of 5 stars Wife?
Throughout the book and the title it refers to wife.
But it was never a marriage.
Not sure why.
It was a nice book, with a nice story.

No sex scenes.
Published 11 months ago by M
4.0 out of 5 stars Good contemporary romance
This was a fun read with interesting characters and well described settings. Though they've been friends since college, Guy and Emily have never dated each other. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Cindy DeGraaff
5.0 out of 5 stars WIFE. --- NOT YET
Guy, an old university friend, comes to Emily with a business proposition. Guy needs to land a big business deal for his company, the other company likes to deal with family men,... Read more
Published 14 months ago by kindle lover NJV
3.0 out of 5 stars an okay cute romance
this is a clean romance story about Emily who has waited 15 years for the man she loves who is married to come sweep her off her feet. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Reader
4.0 out of 5 stars Convenient Wife
Overall a good quick read.
Emily has loved Guy for 15 years, since they went to college together, but he married someone else. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Haleraiser86
3.0 out of 5 stars An okay read.
I struggled to get into this book. In most cases I am really in the book...I struggled to do that with this book.
Published 16 months ago by J. Shores
3.0 out of 5 stars Good story...but....
This story was good, but at times it felt like the plot was written by two different authors(who didn't collaborate with one another). This couple was supposed to be engaged. Read more
Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
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I'm a writer, a church worker, a crafter, a blogger, a twitterer, a lazy gardener, an appalling housekeeper. I'm interested in almost everything except cricket and football and mostly I like learning new things.

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