Couldn't Ask for More

The Southern Gentlemen, #2

Reading Kianna Alexander’s book "Couldn’t Ask for More" is a tasty treat for romance readers. The sweet, easy moving romance centered around a southern college reunion and depicts the escapades of college friends and family. Embedded within the narrative is the key elements of family, business and community. The setting is the southern town of Raleigh, North Carolina. Overall it is a comforting, entertaining read.

College friends vowed to stay connected and to look out for one another and the needs of their communities. That commitment resulted in a fake engagement. This ploy comes to the forefront in order to save two caring individuals.

Bryan James and Alexis Devers are two people connected by the desire to show family and others that they can be successful in their careers. This determination drives Bryan and Alexis to support each others ultimate desires. Both Bryan and Alexis are attractive, intelligent, hard-working individuals with a huge drive to be on top of their game. Bryan is a textile and leather manufacturer and Alexis is a clothing designer. This is a perfect match to fend off an aggressive father and an overbearing big brother.

This narrative gives the audience a close look at how devoted college friends deal with sharing their lives to gain success and happiness. Of course, the pressures for high level of achievements in their careers made their lives challenging.

"Couldn't Ask for More" has several mini-plots that weave throughout the story. The love scenes were tastefully depicted.

The author describes the settings and characters and dialogue aptly creating clear visual stimuli.

"Couldn’t Ask for More" is an easy, enjoyable read.


Book Blurb for Couldn't Ask for More

Fake engagements are a dangerous business.

Bryan James's job is on thin ice unless he can secure a contract with a popular design house. He knows his best friend's sister can help—but her terms are more than he bargained for.

Alexis Devers's debut fashion line is a hit. But when Alexis's publicist tells buyers that it landed her a wealthy, gorgeous fiancé, Alexis needs to come up with one—fast. Bryan's offer to strike a deal is perfectly timed. She's more than willing—on one condition...

It's the perfect plan...until feelings start getting in the way. Suddenly, the dangers of mixing business and pleasure become much more real than either of them expected.


Night Owl Reviews Jan, 2019 3.50