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Publisher Description

From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward, comes a new, sexy standalone novel.


Growing up, the three of us were friends.

He was the nerd.

I was the playboy.

She was the beauty.


Deep down, I only ever wanted her. I kept it inside because Rory and I made a pact that our friend, Amber, was off-limits.


He lied.


I went off to college, and he got the girl.

Amber never knew how I felt.

They were together for years—before he broke her heart.


Through it all and across the miles, she and I casually stayed in touch.

When my job sent me to Boston for a three-month contract position, Amber let me stay in her spare room.


Still reeling from her breakup, she’d sworn off men.

One night, I opened her computer to find the shock of my life. She’d hesitantly contacted a male escort company. Afraid to date and get her heart broken again, she was looking for sex with no strings.

Every emotion imaginable ran through me: protectiveness, jealousy—curiosity.

Amber had chosen Gentleman Number Nine and sent him a message.

She opened up to him, confessing, among other things, her physical attraction to her friend—me. But she considered me off-limits—and she thought I was a manwhore. (Ironic, considering the circumstances.)


Eventually, she set up a date to meet Gentleman Nine at a hotel. 

When she showed up several nights later to meet him, she got the surprise of her life to see me standing there—with an offer I hoped she wouldn’t refuse.

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
2018
February 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
300
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penelope Ward Books, Inc.
SELLER
Penelope Ward Books, Inc.
SIZE
1.3
MB

Customer Reviews

pink1doll ,

Gentleman Nine

Penelope Ward never disappoints, add this to the long list of 5 Star reads from this author. This book was funny, sad and had just the right amount of suspense with a HEA!! Definitely worth the read!!

Dmac1059 ,

Bittersweet!

That is the only way I can think about this book. It was bittersweet. I loved the story and felt so sad for Rory. Great book - I am never disappointed with Penelope Ward's stories.

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