Spotlight & Giveaway: Marry Me for Money by Mia Kayla

Posted August 14th, 2014 by in Blog, Spotlight / 32 comments

Today it is my pleasure to Welcome romance author Mia Kayla to HJ! 
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Leaving her small town behind, Bethany Casse moves to Chicago in search of a new life. Working at a top financial bank brings her into contact with two men who are as different as night and day.

MMFMKent Plack, heir to Plack Industries, has no interest in being with a woman for longer than one night. A spoiled and lazy man-whore, he is completely content with his playboy lifestyle, and Beth is surprised when they form an unlikely friendship.

Brian Burcham, a finance banker, is gorgeous and respectful. A man plucked from Beth’s dreams, he is definite husband material. Unfortunately, Beth has a hard rule against dating coworkers, but Brian is determined to change her mind.

When a deadbeat mother and money problems follow her to Chicago, Beth is offered a solution that could fix everything. Marrying for money seems simple enough, but when lines become blurred, Beth faces difficult choices, making her realize that the easy way out just made her life even harder than before.

Fun Facts about the book:

• Since the author loves food, these characters love to eat. The characters are either at a restaurant eating, talking about food or thinking about it.

• The author, like the main character, works at a big financial institution in downtown Chicago.

• I wrote one of the sexy scenes on my IPhone waiting for my friends at a camera store. There was an older lady sitting next to me and the whole time I was nervous she could see my screen.

• I wrote the beginning and the end first and filled in the rest of the scenes later.

• The hero and heroine’s love scene wasn’t originally in the first version. I only added it after my editor told me to.

Excerpt:

My head was pounding, and the light was shining too brightly in the room. I flipped over, placed the pillow over my eyes, and inhaled the scent of freshly laundered sheets. The smell of the detergent was one I was not familiar with. I opened one eye and took a peek from under the pillow to take in my surroundings.
Immediately, I jumped up to a sitting position, causing my head to spin from the abrupt movement. Glancing under the thick duvet, I saw I was only wearing my underwear and a man’s T-shirt. My heart pounded in my chest as I remembered the last person I had seen was Luke.
In a king-sized bed, fluffy down pillows surrounded me. In front of me was a massive flat screen TV, and at the foot of the bed was a low white couch. One wall was floor-to-ceiling windows while the other was painted a neutral beige. I deciphered that I was in a hotel room.
I could feel the heat building up behind my eyes, tears threatening to spill over. I placed my hands over my face. I was on the verge of crying. I was not this kind of girl. I never drank myself to the point of oblivion where I couldn’t remember what had happened the night before. I cocked my head up as I heard the door open, and when I peered up from my hands, I gave the look of death.
I was surprised to see Kent.
He studied me and scanned the room. Raising one eyebrow, he paced around and stopped in front of me. “Is something wrong? Is someone here?” he asked, his face concerned as he peered over the side of the bed.
I could feel the color draining from my face, and I pulled the covers up to my chin. “No,” I snapped, narrowing my eyes at him. “How did I get here? Why am I only in a T-shirt? What happened last night? Why am I here in this hotel room with you?”
His eyes filled with confusion. “I brought you here. I changed you last night because your clothes were covered in vomit. I have no idea what happened. I found you passed out in my car. This is not a hotel room. This is my condo,” he said in one breath.
He walked toward me, his arms cautious and careful at his sides. “Why are you so mad? Actually, I think a thank-you is in order. Also, I’d like to thank you for leaving vomit that has now hardened on the exterior of my brand-new car.”
“Did we sleep together?” I asked, barely audible. I couldn’t even hear my own voice. I was afraid of his answer, but I needed to know. Panic began to rise within me, and I held my breath.

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Book Info:

Marry Me For Money
By: Mia Kayla
Released May 4th

Leaving her small town behind, Bethany Casse moves to Chicago in search of a new life. Working at a top financial bank brings her into contact with two men who are as different as night and day.

Kent Plack, heir to Plack Industries, has no interest in being with a woman for longer than one night. A spoiled and lazy man-whore, he is completely content with his playboy lifestyle, and Beth is surprised when they form an unlikely friendship.

Brian Burcham, a finance banker, is gorgeous and respectful. A man plucked from Beth’s dreams, he is definite husband material. Unfortunately, Beth has a hard rule against dating coworkers, but Brian is determined to change her mind.

When a deadbeat mother and money problems follow her to Chicago, Beth is offered a solution that could fix everything. Marrying for money seems simple enough, but when lines become blurred, Beth faces difficult choices, making her realize that the easy way out just made her life even harder than before.

Buy Links

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Author Info

Mia KaylaMia Kayla is a New Adult/Contemporary Romance writer who lives in Illinois. She is wifey to the husband of the year and mommy to three unbelievable cute little girls who have multiplied her grey hairs.

In her free time she loves reading romance novels, jamming to boy bands, catching up on celebrity gossip and designing flowers for weddings.

Most of the time, she can be caught on the train with her nose in a book sporting a cheeky grin because the main characters finally get their happily-ever-after at the end.

She loves reading about happy endings but has more fun writing them.

Author Links

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7382805.Mia_Kayla

http://www.miakayla.blogspot.com/

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32 Responses to “Spotlight & Giveaway: Marry Me for Money by Mia Kayla”

  1. Michelle M

    Mine is the same as Mary, Lord of the Rings! When the movies started coming out I had been reading the series in school. I LOVED them. Was sooo excited about the movies and still love them today.

  2. Colleen C.

    I actually do not pay too much attention to movies that are based on books, but the few that I have read and seen… I actually pick apart… compare them too much to the books and usually think the books are better…
    I prefer not to read and see!

  3. mrsmac19

    Harry Potter! I really enjoyed watching those books come to life! Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. Irma Jurejevčič

    None, I don’t like watching movies based on a book. It spoiles everything for me.

  5. Amy R

    I second Pride and Prejudice with Keira Knightley, but I typically dislike movies from the books that I’ve read because they usually miss something I think is important.

  6. rachael constant

    that’s a hard one. I’d have to go with- pride and prejudice
    I think I have seen all the tv/ film adaptions xxx

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