Million Dollar Marriage by Katy Evans ~ Review

Also in this series: Million Dollar Devil (Million Dollar, #1)
Million Dollar Marriage by Katy Evans ~ ReviewAlso by this author: Legend (Real, #6)
Million Dollar Marriage (Million Dollar, #2) by Katy Evans
ASIN: B07LF41XLN
ISBN: 1542007259
Series: Million Dollar
Published by Montlake Romance on July 23, 2019
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 272
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three-half-stars

From New York Times bestselling author Katy Evans comes a hot romance about two strangers and their race to fall in love.

If someone had bet Nell a million dollars that she would be saying “I do” to a complete stranger on national television, she’d have called them crazy, but with her crushing student loan payments sending her deep into the red, she’s out of options. This should be nothing more than a business transaction—until she sets eyes on her groom, and everything changes.

The game is on the instant Luke spots Penelope “Nell” Carpenter. He’s out for the money, yes, but getting a little dirty with Nell doesn’t sound too bad either. Everyone knows he’s not the marrying kind, so it’s a good thing it’s just for show. God knows he’s the worst guy his pretty wife should pick for real.

They have nothing in common, but if they want the grand prize, they’ll have to beat out eight other couples. Proving that total opposites attract should be easy enough…as long as they don’t fall in love in the process.


“He’s the first person who gets me. The first person who took the time to take care of me. And the first person in this world I think I might actually trust.”

 

 

 

Review:

I really don’t know why I picked this one up. Honestly. I am not a reality tv show type of person. I hate them. I’m totally confused why I went ahead and read this. Maybe I would change my mind? Maybe I’d really like it? Nope. Nope. Nope.

The characters I think were the biggest part of the reason I marked this down. Surprisingly they are what I liked less than the book plot. Imagine that….

I don’t think these two had any chemistry, and they never got me invested in their story. That is huge for me as a reader. Other issues for me was him falling in love after getting a BJ. Seriously. I doubt it. Then there was the fact that she became a huge wallflower, and then couldn’t stand the F word all of a sudden. MmmHmm. Ok. Then she just changes and evolves, but we were not shown that. Nope. Just told and was expected to believe it.

Outside of all of that, the other bigger issue was that there was no real drama. No big climax, no omg what’s gonna happen moment, nothing. Not.A.Thing. Stories need that to be interesting, and they need that to hook the reader to finish the book and not drop it half way through.

I think this was just a big miss for me. Sorry.

 

 

“Somewhere along this crazy little adventure we’ve been having, played out on television for the entire world to see, I did what I told myself I’d never do.

three-half-stars

About Katy Evans

Katy Evans is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. Her debut REAL shot to the top of the bestselling lists in 2013 and since then 9 of her titles have been New York Times bestsellers. Her books have been translated into nearly a dozen languages across the world.

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