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American Fairytale
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American Fairytale
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Fairy-tale endings don't just happen; they have to be fought for.
New York City social worker Camilo Santiago Briggs grew up surrounded by survivors who taught him to never rely on anything you didn't earn yourself. He's always dreamed of his own happily-ever-after, but he lives in the real world. Men who seem too good to be true...usually are. And Milo never ever mixes business with pleasure...until the mysterious man he had an unforgettable hookup with turns out to be the wealthy donor behind his agency's new, next-level funding.
Thomas Hughes built a billion-dollar business from nothing: he knows what he wants and isn't shy about going after it. When the enthralling stranger who blew his mind at a black-tie gala reappears, Tom's more than ready to be his Prince Charming. Showering Milo with the very best of everything is how Tom shows his affection.
Trouble is, Milo's not interested in any of it. The only thing Milo wants is Tom.
Fairy-tale endings take work as well as love. For Milo, that means learning to let someone take care of him, for a change. And for Tom, it's figuring out that real love is the one thing you can't buy.
One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you're looking for with an HEA/HFN. It's a promise!
This book is approximately 93,000 words
Fairy-tale endings don't just happen; they have to be fought for.
New York City social worker Camilo Santiago Briggs grew up surrounded by survivors who taught him to never rely on anything you didn't earn yourself. He's always dreamed of his own happily-ever-after, but he lives in the real world. Men who seem too good to be true...usually are. And Milo never ever mixes business with pleasure...until the mysterious man he had an unforgettable hookup with turns out to be the wealthy donor behind his agency's new, next-level funding.
Thomas Hughes built a billion-dollar business from nothing: he knows what he wants and isn't shy about going after it. When the enthralling stranger who blew his mind at a black-tie gala reappears, Tom's more than ready to be his Prince Charming. Showering Milo with the very best of everything is how Tom shows his affection.
Trouble is, Milo's not interested in any of it. The only thing Milo wants is Tom.
Fairy-tale endings take work as well as love. For Milo, that means learning to let someone take care of him, for a change. And for Tom, it's figuring out that real love is the one thing you can't buy.
One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you're looking for with an HEA/HFN. It's a promise!
This book is approximately 93,000 words
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  • Adriana Herrera was born and raised in the Caribbean, but for the last 15 years has let her job (and her spouse) take her all over the world. She loves writing stories about people who look and sound like her people, getting unapologetic happy endings.
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  • Publisher's Weekly

    Starred review from April 22, 2019
    Herrera delivers an emotionally resonant, sensually charged second Dreamers contemporary (after American Dreamer) that will knock readers’ socks off. Tireless Jamaican-Cuban social worker Milo Briggs meets American-Dominican heartthrob Thomas Hughes at a fund-raising gala for homeless LGBTQ youth, and soon they escape the boring speeches for a sizzling encounter in a side room. The Monday following their steamy hookup, Milo learns that his domestic violence support organization has just received a huge donation—from Tom, who planned it before he ever met Milo. Tom, recently divorced and ready for something new, seizes this opportunity to get to know Milo better and hopefully win his heart, though Milo has many misgivings about mixing business and pleasure. The two of them are an ideal match, except that Tom is made of money and Milo has almost none. Achieving the happy ending both desire will mean navigating this difference and how it colors their views of the world. Herrera’s work remains compulsively readable. She crafts lively Latinx characters with instant, electric chemistry that sings on the page, and handles realistic relationship obstacles in a relatable manner. Series fans will find plenty to love in this installment, which acts as an expansion of the previous book, but also stands alone just fine. Agent: Linda Camacho, Gallt & Zacker.

  • AudioFile Magazine Narrator Sean Crisden amplifies the electric chemistry between Milo and Tomas, who are longing for a fairy-tale romance. Milo, a passionate social worker, is fiercely loyal to his friends and family. Crisden gives him an enthusiastic voice with a light accent to convey his Cuban, Jamaican, and New York City roots. At an LGBTQ fundraiser, Milo has a steamy encounter with handsome millionaire Tomas, an immigrant from the DR voiced by Crisden with an impressively deep baritone. Then Milo and Tom get an unexpected opportunity to reconnect professionally--and personally. Crisden excels at drawing out the personalities of both heroes and secondary characters and smoothly transitions between English and Spanish. Listeners who loved AMERICAN DREAMER will adore this sequel. E.E.C. Winner of AudoFile Earphones Award � AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine
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