Best Friends Don’t Kiss.
Ryan Manning has been my best friend since we were kids. He’s my secret keeper. The holder of all my truths and the person I admire most in the world. He’s also a Lumbersnack and the man I’ve secretly pined after for decades.
But we don’t talk about that.
I’m just here in Lake Tahoe for the next week to play the part of his doting girlfriend. Cuddle up in front of his ex? Not a problem. Hold hands in front of his family? Totally fine. Kiss him while no one is watching? I’m your gal.
As a rule, you definitely shouldn’t kiss your best friend. It’s a good thing I don’t follow the rules.
Author’s Note: Wishing for Champagne Kisses features fan favorite Tessa from the Falling for Whiskey duet and Bartender Shawn from Love & Tequila Make Her Crazy. It is a fake dating, best friends to lovers, standalone steamy novella.
This has been such a fun series! But all good things must come to an end…or so they say…
Wishing for Champagne Kisses is a steamy h-0-t best friends to lovers romance–if you’ve been reading along with the series, this is the *other* Ryan’s story (the one who’s been in most of the prologues/epilogues along with Shawn, who’s not getting his HEA in this series, it’ll be in a later book). We’ve seen him mooning from afar over his BFF Tessa, and now she’s in Lake Tahoe to pretend to be his fake girlfriend 😉
To be honest, there wasn’t *quite* as much of the “fake relationshipping” as I was hoping for, but what we do have here is so cute (and so steamy) it’s hard to be too mad about it. Tessa has an outsized personality and made me LOL more than once; when she finally gets Ryan to pose for her “lumbersnack” photoshoot it was just too much!
This was my first book from Brittanee Nicole, but since I gotta see Shawn get his HEA (finally!) it’s probably not going to be my last!
Rating: 4 stars / B+
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.