Dirty Truths Series #1


Piper Rayne

Genre:  Romance, Romantic Comedy

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  October 27th 2017

Read:  January 16th 2018

Kindle Edition:  240 pages

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Series:  Dirty Truth:  The Manny; Doggie Style; Chore Play

SYNOPSIS:  The Manny

She needed a nanny.
I needed a lead actress.
Somehow I became The Manny. 

Secrets and lies are a killer way to start any partnership–especially a horizontal one.

Now, I’m a glass half full kinda of guy, so, after the ‘you’re fired’ speech was directed at me, I figure now’s the time to be the screenwriter I came to sunny California to be. Unfortunately, there are about as many people trying to sell a script in L.A. as there are vegans in the pacific northwest.

But lucky for me, a few weeks ago my agent found an investor for my script. Hooray, all my problems are solved! NOT.

Because the investor will only agree to fund my film if I use one specific actress. And that one specific actress? Well of course, it just has to be the same actress I screwed over only months before. But she doesn’t need to know about that one tiny detail, does she? All that matters is getting her to agree to do the film and I’ll do whatever it takes. We can leave the past, in the past, right?

I thought my charm would win her over. Never would I have been prepared for the terms she laid out on the table.

From a secret duo of USA Today Bestselling Authors, comes another sexy romcom STANDALONE.





5 Stars to The Manny: Dirty Truth Series #1 by author duo Piper Rayne.

I love this author duo! Since I discovered them, they’ve never let me down. Their writing style, talent for storytelling and the added angst they deliver in their books speaks to me as a reader. In my opinion, I don’t believe they can write a bad book. I’ve read all the Piper Rayne books to date and can’t wait to start their upcoming series, Bedroom Games.

The Manny is Vance and Layla’s story. This book is loosely connected to the Single Dad’s Club series. In that series Vance’s sister gets her HEA. As a matter of fact there are a few cameos from characters in Piper Rayne’s other series, Modern Love. The revisits are another fun aspect I love about this author’s books.

Vance moved to LA years before to make it as a screenwriter. Along the way he ends up as a producer. When he ends up fired from his job due to a poor lack a judgement, Vance finds himself unexpectedly working as a manny for a celebrity where he not only grows close to the mother, but Vance falls completely for her children.

Layla was a great character. Yes she was a Hollywood actress, getting her start as a child star, but she was very down to Earth. She was great mom, and despite her famous persona, Layla was kind, considerate and very likable. Vance didn’t have a chance; he lost his heart to them quickly.

But like the name of this series hints, Vance is keeping a secret. Sure he plans on being honest with Layla but he keeps putting it off. Well, you can guess what happens when **it hits the fan.

One of my favorite parts of this book was Vance’s grand gesture. I already adored him from the first pages but he completely hooked me by the book’s end. Vance was only gorgeous, sexy and a talented writer, he was a gentlemen, loving and protective. I genuinely believed he was perfect for Layla.

The writing in this book has no stutters and flows nicely. I was able to read The Manny in one sitting. As a matter of fact, after I finished, I quickly downloaded book two to my Kindle and devoured that one as well.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂


Piper Rayne



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.