Naima Simone's charming Bachelor Auction series just keeps on giving in her latest A Millionaire at Midnight. The beginning didn't completely grab me, admittedly, and I got a little lost in the detailed explanation of Morgan Lett's complicated financial situation (maybe it's just me?) But by about 20% the book swings into action, sweeping me away and I was hooked. I love the two main characters and they are undoubtedly the main draw card. Morgan is absolutely gorgeous, unknowingly sexy, confident yet vulnerable, snarky and hilarious. Handsome Alex Bishop is a broody, rigid, workaholic and has shut down all emotions (except for his lovely stepsister).They both find themselves in need of each other's support via a fake fiancé scenario. However, it starts off as an acrimonious relationship, until it simmers, then explodes. Things get complicated, but the banter, lushness and teasing is superb. Their journey to become a real couple is sweet, fierce, touching and deep - loved it! Yes, it's a predictable story, but it's told so beautifully and with Naima's signature clever writing and 'crack up' humour it's a must-read for lovers of romance.
This book had it all it; was well written, easy to read, and a great story. It was very funny in parts and had me really laughing but it also made me shed a few tears. This book definitely gets your feelings working. This is the only one of the series I have read but if they are all as good as this I am definitely going to read the rest.
I would like to point out that Alex Bishop is a stubborn, infuriating, brooding, delicious man!I could be best friends with Morgan, her personality is just amazing. She has such a quick wit and her responses are classic. There are so many ways these two could have been at each other's throats and so many reasons not too! Both have every reason to be wary of each other and untrusting but that's what makes this book such a winner. You are a part of the gripping story, just willing them to give it a try.
Morgan finds her fiance in his apartment declaring his love for her Step Sister; I can't believe that Morgan could even be in the same room with her Step Sister and Ex Fiance! She's a bigger person than me, that's for sure. Being a part of the Boston socialite is a hard thing to be involved in when you have to brave the gossips. The couple meet in a charity fund raiser and Alex totally gets the wrong impression of Morgan. Things become a little more difficult when she wins a date with him and then discovers that he is her new BOSS! What a great story line and it only gets better.
I would recommend you take time out of your life to read this.