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New Release Review! THE WHAT IF GUY by Lauren Blakely (The Guys Who Got Away #2)

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by Lauren Blakely
Audio Release Date: July 21st
eBook Release Date: July 24th

A sexy standalone romance with a single dad you’ll fall hard for! 

It should be an easy rule to follow – don’t bang your boss…

But I didn’t know who he was when I met him.

And the first time I saw him, our connection sounded like the stuff of romantic legends — that whole “their eyes locked across a crowded room” moment that turned into more.I didn’t believe it. . . . until it happened to me.

Fine, the charming, clever, sexy-as-sin guy in the tailored suit was only trying to buy the same Snoopy lunchbox (as a gift!), but still, our eyes totally locked, and my lady parts definitely tingled as we vied for the prize.

Naturally, I did what any badass business woman would do. Negotiated for the lunchbox, then found my what-if guy online and made plans to see him the next night.

One night only — that was the deal we made.

But one fantastic night had us both changing our minds in the morning. And making plans for another.

Until I walked into the office to learn he just bought my company.

And here’s the biggest rule of romantic legends — no matter what, don’t bang your boss.

Especially if you’re already falling for him.

THE WHAT IF GUY is a sexy standalone you can escape into! The other standalone romances in The Guys Who Got Away series include The What If Guy!

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I am loving this series!

The What If Guy is Logan’s story–Summer’s twin and Oliver’s BFF. He’s a single dad to precocious Amelia (his seven-year-old daughter) and Instagram-ready Queen LaTofu (her cat). Since his marriage imploded, he’s focused on his work–until a chance meeting over a Joe Cool lunchbox and a new dating app make him decide to give dating a chance.

So of course that date turns out to be with an employee at the company he’s just purchased–and their one night stand becomes a thing of the past instead of a relationship with a future.

Or does it?

The What If Guy is a fluffy and fun rom com that had me laughing out loud on one page and turning up the fan on the next. The hero and heroine’s cats narrate their own chapters! (OMG, LOL) Bryn tells Logan on their first date that vanilla just isn’t her flavor! (Does this A/C even work?) The angst is relatively low-key, and their office romance is refreshingly free of any real squick factor–I love that Ms Blakely has them both act like the consenting adults they are here *and* makes me both laugh and swoon while she does it. Oliver and Summer from book one ( Dear Sexy Ex-Boyfriend ) play supporting roles here, and the next two books in the series are hinted at in the epilogue (Cannot. Wait!); all in all, this was the perfect way to spend a weekend afternoon!

Rating: 4 stars / A-

I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

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About the author:

A #1 New York Times Bestselling, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling, and #1 Audible Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s sweet, sexy and witty. She also writes red-hot, ultra-steamy romance for her Lauren Blakely After Dark line. She’d love to give you a free book today!

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