I was fortunate to be sent an advanced copy of Jennifer Faye’s latest romance; Safe in the Tycoon’s Arms by the author last week. I really enjoyed reading it as you will see from my review below. Here’s what the book’s about:
‘ The man behind the headlines…
When billionaire Lucas Carrington returns to his New York mansion, he never expects to find beautiful stranger Kate Whitley making herself at home. Invited by his aunt to stay, he soon discovers she’s a woman in need. She’s raising funds for her sick daughter, so he agrees to let her stay–temporarily!
Kate may not belong in Lucas’s high-society world, but she sees there is more to this tycoon than the headlines suggest. Yet with so much at stake, can she trust herself and her heart with New York’s most sought-after bachelor?
Safe in the Tycoon’s Arms is a poignant, romantic tale.
Kate is a single mother whose life consists of constant hurdles. The most devastating being her young daughter’s serious illness. A fortuitous meeting with Connie a volunteer at the hospital where her daughter is being treated results in a serendipitous meeting with Lucas. The enigmatic CEO of Carrington Gems returns to his Manhattan mansion much earlier than planned not knowing Connie his aunt has persuaded Kate to stay there too.
Kate and Lucas’ explosive chemistry and destructive mistrust of each other’s motives ensure their fledgling relationship is conflict ridden. Kate has no time for anyone but her daughter. Lucas refuses to let anyone into his life again after his disastrous marriage and the loss of contact with his young daughter.
Mutual need and respect builds between the emotionally fragile pair and Lucas helps Kate raise the money for daughter’s treatment without losing her pride or independence.
Living in the same house Kate and Lucas’ relationship deepens but can it have a future when they are both keeping secrets and holding back from true emotional commitment?
The characters embroil you in their turmoil. Kate is a strong woman and you empathise with her trust issues. The plot is interesting and keeps you guessing as to whether Kate and Lucas find the loving relationship they both deserve.
Safe in the Tycoon’s Arms is an enticing mix of sweet romance edged with harsh reality and gives you the happy ever after the characters work for and deserve.
I received an advance copy of this book from the author.
My rating: 5 of 5 stars