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Yours for the Taking Mass Market Paperback – January 4, 2011
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Kaye turns out a lackluster fourth contemporary (after Too Hot to Handle). Rich, smart, and sexy, Ben Walsh resists marriage until his billionaire grandpa threatens to deprive him of the one piece of real estate he's always wanted. Ben then proposes a legitimate but businesslike marriage to Latina bombshell Gina Reyez, a hard-working and upwardly mobile administrative assistant. Gina accepts Ben's offer to be his wife on paper only, despite both her misgivings and her attraction to him. Soon Ben finds himself drawn to her, and he begins engineering plots to make the sham marriage last. Ben's attraction and his family's heartfelt approval of his new wife are puzzling, as Gina vents a constant barrage of insults and always insists on being right. The passionate sex scenes can't make up for the uninspired storyline and obnoxious protagonist.
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Ben Walsh is a man who has it all—money, good looks, and a great life in New York City. What he does not have is the deed to his parents’ home in Idaho. They died when he was young and his former home is important to him. His wily Grandpa Joe wants to see him wed, so he tells Ben to get married or he will sell the property. Ben’s plan is to get married, then divorced once he has the property. Gina Reyez is a self-made woman who hopes to one day own her own home to make sure that her family is secure after her extremely rough childhood. She avoids marriage and relationships like the plague. When Ben proposes to her and explains his reason for marriage, Gina accepts because she believes that he is gay and will not impose on her family life. But she has yet to meet Grandpa Joe. Charming readers with her wit and style, Kaye creates an extremely sensual romance about two people who do not believe in romantic love. --Patty Engelmann
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There are big plot problems, starting with the basic premise but the heroine's "big secret" makes no sense in real world terms and even a total willingness to suspend disbelief can't overcome this. Rather than list all of the numerous holes in this story and the occasional bad writing/editing, I will simply say this is a book to avoid.
Yours for the Taking is a story of two people, Ben and Gina, who don't believe in love. Gina has always been the type of woman to stand on her own two feet especially after a hard childhood and having to bring up her younger sister on her own. Ben is the kind of guy who has it all - he's good looking and rich. The one thing he doesn't have that he wants desperately is the deed to his parents ranch in Idaho. They died when he was young and the ranch is all he has left of them. His grandfather holds the deed and refuses to give it up until Ben, the proverbial bachelor, gets married and settles down.
So, here's the problem. Ben needs a wife but Ben does not want to get married to some clingy woman that he'll never be able to get rid off. After proposing to a family friend and getting turned down he thinks of Gina, a friend of his business partner, who would be perfect. She's not a woman too interested in a permanent relationship and he'll definitely make it worth her while. So Ben's plan is hatched - get married, get the deed, and get divorced. He approaches Gina with his plan and of course she's hesitant but she'd love to make sure her family is financially secure and then there's this other reason she needs the money - plus what harm could it do - Ben is gay!
Gina realizes early on that she's been duped. Ben is not gay and thank goodness for that since he's the most gorgeous man she's seen in a long time. They have to be married so why not enjoy themselves in the meantime. For Ben, he realizes early on that Gina is a little spitfire, completely different from any woman he's ever met. Then there's Ben's family which is something Gina never expected - she actually likes them especially old Grandpa Joe. As the sparks begin to fly and things heat up between Ben and Gina, trouble also begins to brew. Will the two of them realize that maybe they aren't meant to be alone but actually with each other?
Yours for the Taking by Robin Kaye is a funny and entertaining romance! I found this one of hers a little slower in the beginning but once it took off for me I couldn't put it down. She remains a favorite of mine if I'm looking for something romancey with a good dose of hanky panky thrown in!
One reviewer said they couldn't understand why Ben wanted Gina and I whole-heartedly agree. The storyline just wasn't flushed out enough.