{Review} Baiting the Boss by Coleen Kwan

{Review}  Baiting the Boss by Coleen KwanBaiting the Boss by Coleen Kwan
Also by this author: Undercover in the CEO's Bed, White-Hot Holiday, Real Men Don't Quit, One Real Man, His Millionaire Maid
Published by Entangled: Indulgence on October 14, 2013
Genres: Boss Employee Romance, Contemporary Romance
Character(s): Businessmen/Lawyers/Entrepreneurs
Pages: 137
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For years Grace Owens harbored a secret crush on her boss, Jack Macintyre, the heir to the Macintyre Corporation. But Jack relocates to a remote tropical island after tragedy upends his life, cutting off all contact. Now Grace’s new boss issues an ultimatum: return Jack to the family fold or pack her briefcase and move on.

When she turns up at Jack's bungalow, he can’t deny his attraction to the fiery woman determined to lure him out of his tropical paradise. Little does she know that returning is the last thing he wants—he’s nobody’s boss, and he likes it that way.

If he stays, she'll lose her job. If he goes, she'll lose her heart.

Erin: If you’re looking for a sweet romance with a slow burn, then look no farther than Coleen Kwan’s Baiting the Boss. A tropical paradise, sexual tension, and lots of swoons fill this book from beginning to end making it an enjoyable read and a nice way to spend an afternoon.

Grace Owens has had a crush on her former boss and current recluse, Jack Macintyre for years and when an opportunity arises that sets her on a direct path to him, well you just know things aren’t apt to go smoothly. As expected, they don’t. Jack has escaped to a remote tropical island after the death of his wife and a bitter argument with the grandfather who has raised him since his parents death when he was 10. Angry when his solitude has been interrupted by the unexpected and unwanted appearance of Grace, Jack is less than welcoming. It doesn’t take too long for these two to move from anger to affection, even when Grace tells him that his grandfather has sent her to lure him back home.

For me, Jack was a little hard to take at times and Grace, although sweet, was a bit of a doormat, though she showed hints of fire with Jack. The grandfather was especially hard to stomach at certain points, but the romance (once we got there) between Jack and Grace was compelling enough to keep me turning the pages. The ending was too abrupt for my tastes, but all in all this was a pleasant enough way to spend a few hours.


Erin is a book addict! She loves books of all kinds, but her favorites are Contemporary Romance or YA (and she reads both boy/boy AND boy/girl, sometimes even girl/girl!) She's been reading since she could hold a book in her hands and doesn't see that changing any time soon. Give her a Coke, kick ass tunes from her favorite playlists, and a book, and she's in reading heaven.

She's a Texan, though she drinks her tea plain and NOT sweet. She loves cheesecake, strawberry limeade's from Sonic and her favorite color is purple. In her books, she loves an HEA, but she never minds if the road is rough to get there, as long as the reward is worth the struggle.

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