Most Eligible Bastard by Annika Martin

Most Eligible Bastard

He’s a powerful billionaire CEO who built the family business into an empire. The money doesn’t matter to him, but the company is his life. And then his eccentric mother wills it all to her tiny dog.I’m Vicky, the dog whisperer. (Not really, but that’s what my elderly neighbor always says.) When she dies, she surprises everybody by leaving a corporation worth billions to her dog, Smuckers. With me as his spokesperson. Suddenly I go from r...

Details Most Eligible Bastard

TitleMost Eligible Bastard
Release DateNov 7th, 2017
PublisherAnnika Martin
GenreRomance, Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, Humor, Funny

Reviews Most Eligible Bastard

  • SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
    ⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2! Most Eligible Bastard (stand-alone). A dog inheriting the family empire sets a vindictive, petty and sexually charged game in motion! “The loop on the L looks like a C. You have to at least admit that.”“Well… Cock Worldwide, huh” He seems to ponder. “If the name fits…” Most Eligible Bastard (stand-alone) follows Etsy store owner Vicky Nelson aka Vonda O’Neil upon learning she has inherited a dog, Smuckers an...
  • Nissa | Of Pens and Pages Book Blog
    4 stars!Review and Excerpt at Of Pens and Pages.Let me tell you a story about a girl who underestimated a book. She took a certain book at face value and saw it as a mere romantic comedy. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. The girl absolutely loves romantic comedies. But then she read it and got so much more than what she expected. The story had amazing characters, fantastic banter, and sizzling sexual tension, but there was also angst ...
  • Alex ♈
    4.5 ‘never again’ starsVery interesting and well-written book with absolutely bizarre plot.First 10% of the story didn’t make much sense to me. But…this book has an absolutely incredible, complex, strong and amazing heroine.Floved this woman. Not always badass warrior on the outside; a vulnerable, but very strong woman with a steel backbone. Very smart and sassy; closed, but still warm and friendly; sarcastic and self-confident, maybe a b...
  • ❤️ Paulette
    Title: ➳ ❤Most Eligible BastardAuthor: ➳ Annika Martinღ . Vicky Nelson; is still running from the secrets of her past, but that wouldn’t stop her from what she needs to do when it comes to her Lil sister, Carly.►Vicky has been supported her Lil sister, Carly ever since she was nine years old & Carly is now sixteen►Three years ago when Vicky was helping her friend do a charity drive to help the animal shelter she ended up pretending ...
  • Dilek VT
    This is a very sweet book with both fun and emotional moments in it. It is more than "a billionaire & average girl" love story. It is more than what its title and cover promise. There is a good but dramatic background story in it blended with a weird but very funny present situation.Plot: A very rich woman dies and in her will, she leaves %51 of her assets to her dog, with whom she spent her last years. And Vicky, who was there for her in her las...
  • Wendy'sThoughts
    4.5 A Surprise Win Stars* * * * Spoiler Free-It's FreeI love being surprised by a new to me author. I had not read Annika Martin before and this experience had me smiling and laughing during my work break many, many times. Love when that happens.This story starts out with us understanding Vicky Nelson had been roped into "Dog Whispering" for an old cranky manipulative woman who's only connection seems to be her dog. This woman starts to badger a...
  • Mandi Schreiner
    I've enjoyed Annika Martin's (aka Carolyn Crane) voice for some time - her books usually involve zany bad guys and are erotic. This one doesn't have a bad guy - just a hero who starts off a little....bastardy. But he is actually a great guy - it just takes some time for that side to be noticed. Henry Locke is the CEO of a very large construction/poperty company. He treats his many employees with respect and like family. He isn't sleazy - everythi...
  • Book-Bosomed blog
    4.25 StarsThis is a love story between a wealthy businessman, Henry Locke; a jewelry designer, Vicky Nelson; and Smuckers, a toy Maltese. “So. Fucking. Romantic.”Okay, so it’s not really a three way love story between man, woman, and dog. Although there is that Smuckers incident. Hmm... With a name like Smuckers it has to be good. *wink*It’s really a heartfelt romance with touches of humor. (Like Smuckers has to pee.) Anyways, Henry’s b...
  • Maria Rose
    Annika Martin has a backlist that spans multiple romance genres. Under the pen name of Carolyn Crane, she’s written a taut and exciting romantic suspense series, The Associates, as well as an urban fantasy series The Disillusionists. As Annika, she’s gotten to explore a more erotic style, with Taken Hostage by Kinky Bank Robbers (which is exactly what it sounds like) and a darker, edgy mafia style series, Dangerous Royals Romance as well as s...
  • Tianna✸loves books✸
    *So an eccentric mother wills the company to her dog, instead of her son. And the heroine is the dog's spokesperson. -----Now that's what made me grab this book.*This starts the love-hate kind of game between the hero and the heroine. He tries to bribe her, trick her, seduce her. But she is quite adamant. -----I don't know why but I did felt that why was she being such a stubborn ass as she can herself see that its the hero's company and his hard...
  • Umaiya ⚡A Far Off Memory⚡
    I wanted this to be so funny I'd end up on the floor, holding my stomach and screaming uncle. It wasn't.So I'm kinda disappointed. But only cause it was more serious then I had anticipated. Usually that's a good thing, just not today. (Except for that one scene with Smuckers and Henry featuring the couch and some licking)Loaded words, no?Read it and find out. Believe you me, that scene makes everything worth it. xD
  • Carolyn Reilly
    Oh, this book! Cute, original, hilarious, and hot! Loved every page. Especially the dog whisperer moments with adorable Smuckers🐶
  • Saly
    Okay first of the title is terrible. Second the book isn't. The heroine of this book was amazing, she was so strong despite of all that she had been through and I liked how she took no prisoners. She was amazing with her sister, her friends and to the hero. She didn't become one of those simpering women quick to forgive instead she made the hero work for it. LOVED it!
  • Dri ✰
    ★ 3 “Never again” stars!!! ★ Não consegui me conectar com os personagens e nem com a história.A leitura foi bem arrastada e sofrida principalmente no início.Demorei pra entrar no clima e mesmo assim não consegui gostar de nada.
  • Katerina
    The basic storyline is the hero’s estranged mother has died, and has left her fortune to her dog - dictating our heroine is the spokesman for this dog. The hero thinks the heroine manipulated his mother when she wasn’t in sound mind. “Rumor has it Henry’s a business genius who’s as talented in the bedroom as he is in the boardroom.”That line is part of the synopsis. As it stands, I don’t understand why women like knowing or even pur...
  • Siobhan
    The synopsis of Most Eligible Bastard instantly grabbed me, and I knew I needed to read this one. Everything about it screamed ‘read me’. Laughter was promised. Romance I could ship was promised. A wonderful story was promised. Plus, it would finally give me my introduction to Annika Martin. A few times I have looked at Annika Martin books and thought ‘this sound interesting’ but I never did pick them up – after this, things are about t...
  • Kindling Micky
    3.5-4 starsThis was a decent, easy reading experience, perfect for my vacation. I’d seen this as being similar to THG and certainly, the hate is strong between the main characters. I didn’t think I’d quite rate this 4 stars but it does deserve it for not prolonging angst when I know many writers would in these particular circumstances. Also the banter and chemistry were well written. I would definitely try this author again.
  • Anna
    Beautiful story!He was super rich and stayed celibate for 450 days after they broke up. Only for this I'll tell "Bravo" to author!!I liked it a lot, first pages were a bit slow for me, but then it was so much fun!I liked the heroine, such a strong girl. And I'm in love with Henry, sigh....
  • Brie
    I absolutely loved this book from start to finish. This year I've barely read anything, and half of what I did manage to read, I didn't like, but this.....this was the book it needed when I wasn't even looking for something. The voice is so strong and so charming right from the start. The heroine is delightful and the hero has such depth beneath the alphahole exterior that by the end of the book I was worried about his feelings as much as I worri...
  • Tapasya
    This book is adorably hot and cute. The plot line is a bit predictable, but still... I had a lot of fun reading it. :)I loved Henry and Vicky. I hated Vicky at times but given the circumstances maybe it was alright.I would have loved it if the ending was done a little better. It was too abrupt for my liking. But I love what Henry did for Vicky. And it was still a great read.
  • Jessy
    3 starsThis started out so well. Despite the very ridiculous premise (a dog inheriting a company after his owner's death), I was initially hooked by the plot. I loved the heroine, her resilience and sass reminded me one of my favourite heroines ever, Sugar Beth from Ain't She Sweet by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. I was also excited for the hate-love relationship between the hero and the heroine.However, things started going downhill for me after the...
  • Sissy's Romance Book Review
    Most Eligible Bastard By Annika Martin is the story of Vicky Nelson and Henry Locke. Vicky has been struggling to raise her sister Carly since she was little. When Vicky was helping her friend do a charity drive to help the animal shelter she ended up pretending to be a Dog Whisper. That is were she meet Bernadette Locke and her dog, Smuckers. Bernadette wanted Vicky to read Smuckers and tell her what he was thinking. Slowly this lead Bernadette ...
  • Lynsey A
    This was my first full length book by Annika Martin. I read the book she co-wrote with Skye Warren. I loved this book! It was funny, it was sexy, it was emotional, it was angsty. I just loved everything about this book. In the beginning, Henry comes off as real jerk but then you slowly see him opening up to Vicky and then becoming enamored of her. His pursuit of her starts out as a plan to get her off the board but then he comes to realize how wo...
  • Tammy
    I REALLY enjoyed reading this book. It's an enemies to lovers story you are going to love!! The story is interesting from beginning to end and for those people that feel it's important for an HEA, this is the book for you!! The slow burn drove me crazy but I enjoyed every moment of it!! I laughed out loud and there was tension that made me catch my breath and my heart beat faster, not to mention the very hot, pulse pounding sex!! I definitely rec...
  • Treena
    DNF after 35%The blurb of the book makes this book sound way more interesting that I actually found it to be. I couldn't take the absurdity of keeping up with the whole dog whisperer charade and all the "drama" arising because of stupid decisions by the MC's. It got way too much for me to go on reading.
  • Jessica Alcazar
    OH WHAT FUN you guys will have with this one! Standby for details!
  • Irma
    2.5“You like my hands,’ he says, undoing another button, revealing the top of my camisole. ‘You’re going to like them even better when they’re between your legs.”I enjoyed the banter between the main characters. It was cute, the heroine was cute, the whole story screemed cute.BUT the dog thing... sadly I didn't like it. It felt over the top.
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  • Snigdha Prakash
    This author has a new fan.I loved it from start to finish.I have no complaints whatsoever from this book.Henry and Vicky both were utterly lovable even though they were fucked up bad in the beginning, they more than made up for it towards the end.Loved how the story was predictable and yet so much fun.The book slowed down nowhere and it kept me up the entire night.Can't wait to read more from this author.