Inherit a hundred-billion-dollar company? Check.
Produce an heir… Wait, what?
I have ninety days to knock up my brand-new fake wife. There’s only one problem—she hates my guts.
And in the fine print of the contract? The requirement that we produce an heir.
She can’t stand to be in the same room with me. Says she’ll never be in my bed.
But I’ve never backed down from a challenge and I’m not about to start now.
Mark my words—I’ll have her begging for me, and it won’t take ninety days.
On the heels of her smash hit and New York Times bestselling SCREWED series, Kendall Ryan brings you HITCHED, a romantic comedy that delivers heart and heat. A NYC playboy turned business mogul has ninety days to win over the woman he's always desired in order to save his father's company. One tiny problem: She hates his guts.
"That’s the whole point of doing this trial period—to see how well we can play ball together before committing to a team-up. I’m doing my best to become friends with you, so . . .”
He tilts his head with a half smile. “Just friends? I’ve got my sights set a little higher.”
Gee, I never would have guessed, what with his constant attempts to steer the conversation toward sex.
I quirk one eyebrow in skepticism. “Friendship is all we need to pull this thing off. And we’re pretty much starting from square one . . . I would call us acquaintances, at best. Don’t you think you’re being a little overambitious?”
“Nope,” he replies, cocky smile still firmly in place.
I roll my eyes. “Wow. Your arrogance truly has no limits.”
“If I can put my money where my mouth is . . .” His lustful smirk makes it clear exactly where he’d like to put his mouth. “Then it’s not arrogance. Just confidence.”
“What makes you think I would want more with you, anyway? You aren’t exactly my type.”
I expect him to just give me a knowing look, or maybe toss back some mild innuendo. What I absolutely did not expect was, “Because I have a nine-inch cock.”
I almost choke on my martini for a third time. I splutter, “Is that number supposed to impress me?”
I give him a skeptical look. “You want to show me your dick?”
“If it’ll help convince you.” He drains the last drops of his Scotch and stands up. “Come on, let’s go.”
I stare after him as he walks away.
Is he serious? He’s just going to whip it out? I look around to see if anyone is watching me, then I get up and follow him to the bar’s back hallway, near the restrooms, unable to comprehend why the hell I’m humoring him. This is ridiculous.
Once we’re safely in a private corner, Noah undoes his belt, opens his fly . . . and pulls out a fucking fire hose.
Holy mother of God. My hands fly to my mouth. I want to gasp in shock, but there’s no way I’m giving him the upper hand.
He was right. His cock is nothing short of massive, and it’s not even fully erect right now. Nine inches may actually be a conservative estimate of what it might look like hard. He must destroy men’s egos every time he walks into a locker room. And I don’t even want to think about what he destroys with women . . .
“Meh. I’ve seen bigger,” I force out, fighting to maintain my composure.
Noah chuckles. “I don’t think so, sweetheart.”
“Well, th-that monster is not coming anywhere near my uterus. No, thank you. I prefer to keep my organs intact.”
Noah’s grin widens. “I doubt that, but just to be on the safe side, I’ll ease it in nice and slow. Piece of cake. Plus, you’ve got good health insurance, right?”
“That is not funny, Noah. Now, put that thing away or I’ll remove it.”
I try to sound stern, but my shaking voice and bright red cheeks surely give me away. Why the hell can’t I stop staring?
He chuckles—yeah, the jerk can definitely see right through me—but he obliges, tucking the beast back into its lair.
About the Author
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than a dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 1.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She's a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she's appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.
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I was excited to read the Imperfect Love series once I read the synopsis for Hitched Vol One! Although, I will admit that when it came time to read it, I was dragging my feet a little, but not because I thought it would be bad or anything like that, I just really wasn't in the mood for it. As soon as I started reading it, though, I didn't want to stop and I couldn't wait to see where this book would take me! It was a fantastic read and I truly loved it!
I wasn't too sure if I would like Olivia when I first met her. She's a total ballbuster as Noah will tell you and I couldn't believe that she was resisting a guy like him because he's awesome! It only took one sentence from her to change my mind and that sentence:
“Oh, and another thing. Refrain from having sex . . . with anyone.”
That sentence made me hoot and laugh and I immediately said, "Oh yeah, I like this girl!" She totally laid down the law and told Manwh*re Noah that he couldn't be a manwh*re anymore - it was just an awesome moment and I loved it! I don't think I can say I love Olivia yet, she's more than just the cool, tough woman she shows the world, she is sweet and soft too, but there were still a few times I thought she was cray cray. I'm sure Olivia will win me over eventually though - she's a great heroine.
While I can't say for sure that I love Olivia, I have no problem saying that I love Noah! He kind of reminds me of all-time favorite hero - I do love him for him, though, not just because I see some of my favorite hero in him and honestly, how could I not love him?! He's crazy and outrageous- in a good way - he's playful and teasing and so sweet and thoughtful. Noah is just a wonderful, wonderful man and I'm so looking forward to seeing him again!
Hitched Vol One is a light, fun, sexy read for the most part, but it will still tug on your heartstrings and get your heart going. It made me laugh, frustrated me a little at times, and it made me melt and awww and sigh. It was a fabulous start to the series and I can't wait to read Hitched Vol Two!
Hitched Vol One is told from Olivia and Noah's POV and it will leave you wanting more and wanting to know what's going to happen next!
~ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars