Julian Worth isn’t a man with time to spare. Ruling his billion-dollar empire with an iron fist, work is the true love of his life. Which is why when it comes to marriage, a strategic alliance matters more than love. Julian is more than ready to sign on for a little superficial dating and a marriage of convenience if it allows him to take his company to the next level. What he wasn’t ready for was the woman who shows up as his prospective bride.
Holly Abbott has spent her whole life coming in second. Being born four minutes behind her twin sister has defined her life. But when her headstrong sister refuses to go along with their father’s plan to marry her off into a cold business arrangement, Holly has to step up. Knowing the infamous Julian Worth will only entertain marrying the Abbott heir, Holly sets her identity aside to transform into her sister. It’s an easy enough plan. A few dates with a man who isn’t hers won’t hurt anyone.
Except Julian is nothing like the ruthless tycoon she expected. Soon she’s left to wonder, what will happen when her sister comes back and worse, how will she ever be able to give up a man who doesn’t even know her real name?
Titles in The Abbott Sisters series include – Betraying the Billionaire –
Title: Betraying the Billionaire
Series: The Abbott Sisters #1
Author: Victoria Davies
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Published: July 8, 2019
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
My Rating: 4.5 stars
I’ll admit, I’m a sucker for a hidden identity or a switch willingly Romance, and BETRAYING THE BILLIONAIRE has all that and so much more. Lillian and Holly’s father is about to send Lillian off to a business enhancing marriage of convenience and she wants nothing to do with the man who she is supposed to surrender herself to. In steps her twin sister, Holly, who is also appalled by their father’s actions by trying to marry her sister off to a man who will never love her and only sees her as a way to grow his business. Holly will make the temporary sacrifice to stand in Lillian’s place because Julian Worth would accept nothing less than the heir apparent sister.
But what happens when the man Holly meets turns out to be so different from anything she or her twin had ever expected? And how in the world was she supposed to simply walk away from the man who now owns her heart – even if he had no clue as to who she really is?
I fell in love with Julian. He’s not a typical wealthy CEO, he’s a man who has worked his way up to capture his dream. He still has close ties, even a deep love for his foster parents and while he may have spent his life building his company, he also sees the value of one sweet Holly in his life – although he doesn’t yet know he’s falling in love with the “wrong” twin.
BETRAYING THE BILLIONAIRE is full of banter, steamy encounters, falling in love and holding on to a secret that will or could destroy everything that truly matters. There are chuckle out loud moments, and a few moments when tears will threaten to fall. In all, I had a wonderful time with Holly and Julian — and now I need to know what Lillian’s future holds. Hopefully, I’ll find out in the next story.
Looking for a Romance that will capture your heart and your imagination? Then you’ll want to check out BETRAYED BY THE BILLIONAIRE. I had such fun and I believe you would as well.
*I received an e-ARC of this novel from the publisher via NetGalley. That does not change what I think of this story. It is my choice to leave a review giving my personal opinion about this book.*
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