[Free eBook] Just Married by Jenna Bayley-Burke [Contemporary Romantic Comedy]

Just Married by Jenna Bayley-Burke is the 1st novel in her More than Friends series of f/m contemporary romantic comedy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Swerve.

This is the featured eBook Club of the Month selection for July from Macmillan’s HeroesAndHeartbreakers.com romance community The series is apparently centred around tales of friends with benefits taking it to the next level.

This story involves a surprise marriage of convenients with two such FWB which gains a new complication which will put their budding relationship upgrade to the test.

Offered DRM-free through July 5th, available only in Canada & the US, directly from the community.

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[Free eBook] You Drive Me Crazy by Anna Premoli [Chick-Lit Workplace Romantic Comedy]

You Drive Me Crazy by by Italian author Anna Premoli, the 2013 recipient of the Premio Bancarella, an Italian literary prize established in 1954, is her standalone chick-lit workplace novel with f/m romantic comedy elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Head of Zeus’ Aria imprint.

This is a translation of Come inciampare nel principe azzurro, which was originally self-published in 2012 and was later picked up by Italian publisher Newton Compton.

The story is a multicultural expat workplace comedy set in Seoul, South Korea, starring a London-based investment banker who is transferred to an overseas branch where she has difficulties adapting to the local environment, exacerbated by a the unhelpfulness of her hot new Korean-American boss, with whom she has an enemies-to-lovers flirtation. NB: The author herself is a financial consultant for a private bank, who started writing to alleviate job boredom, so those parts of the novel should be very accurate.

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[Free eBook] Solo by Jill Mansell [Chick-Lit Romantic Comedy]

Solo by British author Jill Mansell is her standalone chick-lit f/m romantic comedy novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Landmark imprint.

This was originally published in 1992 by Bantam Books. The story stars a struggling artist in a tiny cottage near Bath, England, who meets a high-profile hotel owner at a posh party, and their ensuing series of “temporary” flings embroils the entire local community in a comedic web of deceit.

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[Free eBook] A Year in Tuscany by Annie Ayre [Literary Romantic Comedy]

A Year in Tuscany by Annie Ayre, a pseudonym for author Rosemary Kingsland, is her standalone literary novel with f/m romantic comedy elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ The Odyssey Press imprint.

This was originally published in 1987 by Viking Penguin under the title Cassata using the Rosemary Kingsland name. This is a contemporary literary fiction novel structured as a romantic comedy, starring the two daughters of an Italy-resident Danish duke who abruptly announces that he is selling the family villa in Tuscany, and the ensuing escapades as assorted schemes, courtships, and attempted reconciliations between estranged spouses take place while everyone scrambles to adjust.

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[Free eBook] Finding You by Danielle Ryan [Romantic Comedy]

Finding You by Italian author Danielle Ryan is standalone f/m contemporary romantic comedy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Head of Zeus’ Aria imprint.

This an English-language translation of a novel originally self-published in Italian and later picked up by Italian small press Newton Compton.. This is a chick-lit flavoured contemporary romance/romantic comedy, set in Italy. The story stars an unglamorous PA at an international advertising agency’s Milan branch, who clashes with her hotshot new replacement boss at first, until they start to get to know each other better.

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[Free eBook] Wicked Designs by Lauren Smith [Regency Romantic Comedy]

Wicked Designs by Lauren Smith is is the 1st novel in her The League of Rogues series of f/m Regency historical romantic comedy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Samhain.

This is an historical romantic comedy series with suspense elements starring characters with shady relatives. This story involves an embezzler’s wholesome niece who is kidnapped by rakish duke with no idea what he’s getting into when he sets out to ruin her sinister uncle, as she decides that he’s the perfect marriage bait for escaping her oppressive family.

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