Title: Unlikely Allies
Author: C.C. Koen
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: June 13, 2015
What happens when a single mom’s four-year-old daughter falls in love with Mr. Right and she doesn’t?
Maggie Tyson’s rule: no bad boys. Her incarcerated ex-husband broke her of that attraction. Needing to escape his threats and the scrutiny of the people in her hometown, Maggie relocates to New York City. Determined to not make the same mistakes, she has a mile-long list of dos and don’ts. Unfortunately, her daughter, Cecily, doesn’t like to follow them. When Cecily wanders away from her and right into Rick Stone’s office, Maggie knows he’s the exact type she’s been trying to avoid. Can she resist him or will she succumb to his willful charm?
Rick Stone’s rule: bed them don’t wed them. Running a multibillion dollar business doesn’t leave him with much time to do anything else, particularly with an overbearing grandfather breathing down his neck. But when a man works hard, he needs to play even harder. Voted America’s most eligible bachelor, Rick doesn’t have any problems getting women into his bed—except one.
Two auburn beauties stumble into his life.
One will break his heart.
The other—heal it.
Will he love or leave them?
C.C. Koen writes contemporary romance with a twist. An avid reader who enjoys mystery and suspense, her stories will never be what you expect. Determined to find adventure in her dreams and life, she enjoys skydiving, sailing and any activity that challenges her. Teacher by day, romance writer at night produce an active imagination that comes to life in her writing.
This book has pushed its way into my top 10 so far for this year. It is a sweet unexpected Romance that does not happen like most novels that are available to read these days.
First you have adorable little Cece who meets Max aka Mr. Stone aka Rick and from the moment they meet she can't seem to get enough of wanting him to be around and we Max simply can't seem to tell her No.
Maggie is the harder one to crack in this scenario she is extremely attracted to Mr. Stone but he is after all the playboy who always gets what he wants and Maggie must protect herself from getting hurt and not only protect and guard her heart she must protect Cece as well.
Max and Maggie struggle to come to terms with the feelings that they have for one another since it is foreign to both of them, but through it all Cece is on the sidelines being the biggest cheerleader in helping her mother and max end of together.
This story has its ups and downs , the good, the bad and the ugly but is shows that when you least expect it life will throw you for a loop and drop something you never thought you wanted but realize now that you could never live without again and leads to the greatest chapter of your life.
I gave this novel 5/5 Stars !!!!