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My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Genres:  Romance, Erotic Romance

Published:  May 15, 2017

Read:  May 16, 2017


Series:  Single Dad’s Club



Red Flags…

Too loud.
Too clingy.
Too much make-up.

I could go on and on. The other guys in the Single Dad’s Club would say I’m obsessed with finding them. But none of their kid’s mothers call a maximum-security prison home either, so their opinions mean shit.

Caterina Santora has her own list of red flags…

She’s too young.
She’s my client’s daughter.
She’s my five-year old’s camp counselor.

Even after repeating this mantra to myself every morning on the way to Lily’s summer camp, guess what happens the moment I see Cat? Yeah, that mantra turns into ride me, doggie style and reverse cowgirl.

Every. Damn. Time.

The fact that she doesn’t remember me from six years before grates on me until I don’t have it in me to leave her alone any longer. I have to have her. But our lives are opposites in every way. In no way compatible.

When we’re together all the complications fade away and I have to keep reminding myself, even if I can have her— I can’t keep her.



My Review:

Real Deal (Single Dads Club #1)Real Deal by Piper Rayne

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars to Real Deal (Single Dad’s Club #1) by Piper Rayne.

Marcus and Caterina (Cat)…….

One of my favorite tropes is the ‘single dad.’ And this particular book was one of my faves too. I can’t believe I never read this author before! Yes, this was my first read by Piper Ryan and I loved it. The book’s writing flowed well with a steady pace. All the characters were likable. Not perfect of course but I enjoyed all their interactions with the H/h. The dialogue was witty and sexy. I actually laughed out loud quite often. I really did enjoy this book and I am looking forward to reading more from this author.

Marcus is a single father of a precious, adorable five year daughter. Lily. Always putting Lily’s needs before his own, Marcus is pretty much against bringing a woman into their lives. He doesn’t want to chance a woman getting emotionally close only to then leave. It’s not only Lily’s heart he needs to protect. Marcus is holding on tight to his own.

Cat, as it turns out, is Lily’s summer camp counselor. She is young and beautiful and Marcus can’t seem to get her off his mind. Several years prior, Cat and Marcus had a brief moment. It was humiliating for Cat. As a result of her mortification, Cat pretends not to recognize Marcus when he drops her off for camp.

I actually love the way things played out. Nothing was rushed and yet I didn’t feel impatient or bored with their developing relationship. Watching them interact was fun and their chemistry was scorching hot.

I also appreciated how, even though they were crazy for each other, Lily always came first. Despite Marcus being ten years Cat’s senior, she was the more mature. Cat had a solid personality; a good head on her shoulders. She was also kind and responsible as well as intelligent.

I could go on and on about their positive character attributes but I’ll let you enjoy their story on your own. I will say I totally recommend this as a must read.

Published: May 15, 2017
Read: May 16,2017
Cover: 5
Series: Single Dad’s Club
Genres: Romance, Erotic Romance

*I voluntarily read and reviewed a complimentary copy of this book. My opinions are honest and unbiased.*

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About The Author 



Piper Rayne, or Piper and Rayne, whichever you prefer because we’re not one author, we’re two. Yep, you get two USA Today Bestselling authors for the price of one. You might be wondering if you know us? Maybe you’ll read our books and figure it out. Maybe you won’t. Does it really matter?

We aren’t trying to stamp ourselves with a top-secret label. We wanted to write without apology. We wanted to not be pigeon holed into a specific outline. We wanted to give readers a story without them assuming how the story will flow. Everyone has their favorite authors, right? And when you pick up their books, you expect something from them. Whether it’s an alpha male, heavy angst, a happily ever after, there’s something you are absolutely certain the book will contain. Heck, we’re readers, too, we get it.

What can we tell you about ourselves? We both have kindle’s full of one-clickable books. We’re both married to husbands who drive us to drink. We’re both chauffeurs to our kids. Most of all, we love hot heroes and quirky heroines that make us laugh, and we hope you do, too.