Once Upon a Bad Boy

Once Upon a Bad Boy

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Former soap opera star Sadie Gold is determined to overcome her reputation as a spoiled rich girl with more connections than talent. She's thrilled to score a coveted role in a blockbuster movie - until she learns that the stunt man training her is Bo Ibarra, the guy Sadie lost her heart to years ago.

Sadie and Bo haven't seen each other in a decade, and their reunion is bringing up desires they haven't felt since they were teenagers. But Sadie has been holding onto a secret from their past she is desperate to keep hidden.

When a tabloid splashes the secret across the headlines, both of them are shaken from the fallout. Can Sadie convince Bo to take a chance on them again? One thing's for sure, happy endings don't come as easily in real life as they do in the movies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 104 x 173 x 20mm | 181.44g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250193079
  • 9781250193070
  • 1,003,248

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"Another deftly scripted romance novel by Melonie Johnson, 'Once Upon A Bad Boy' is a true and compulsive page turner of a read from cover to cover." -- Midwest Book Review

"An emotional and steamy contemporary romance." -- Fresh Fiction

"A celebration of choice and of a woman's right to determine the direction her life takes. Sadie models that strength in how she lived her past, how she handles her present and how she builds a new future with Bo." -- BookPage

"Johnson delivers a wonderfully romantic and deeply satisfying love story with endearing characters and lighthearted humor, while deftly delving into relevant issues with compassion and gravity." -- Frolic

"A lovely second chance romance novel that is sure to sweep you off your feet ... I highly recommend Once Upon a Bad Boy to anyone who loves steamy romance novels with depth." -- Lovely Loveday

"Once Upon a Bad Boy is both a heart-breaking and heart-warming story readers will enjoy." -- Romance Reviews Today
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About Melonie Johnson

After earning her Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago, Melonie Johnson--aka #thewritinglush--taught high school English and Theatre for several years. An award winning author and a two-time RWA Golden Heart(R) finalist, she writes smart and funny contemporary romance and moonlights as an audiobook narrator under the pseudonym, Evelyn Eibhlin. She lives happily ever after with her husband, two redheaded daughters, a dog that's more like a small horse, and a pair of hermit crabs. She is the author of the Sometimes in Love series which includes Getting Hot with the Scot, Smitten by the Brit, and Once Upon a Bad Boy.
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Rating details

597 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 29% (173)
4 44% (264)
3 22% (130)
2 4% (23)
1 1% (7)
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