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The Refusal Eve M Riley Romance Novel

Never let down your guard.  Never let anyone see your weakness.  You can’t say I wasn’t warned . . .

When I first walked into Janus Phillips’s offices, it was right into a high-profile hacking problem the scale of which I’d never seen before.  That word high-profile? Been there, done that. Not stepping through that doorway twice.  But the trouble was I didn’t really have a choice.  And I wasn’t prepared for Janus.  God, no.  He was determined to get through every last defense I had.  And I had no idea how addictive he would turn out to be.

I could tell you how the gossip columns roasted me, or how I wasn’t prepared for the limelight.  But truthfully? I was blasé and foolish. I dropped my guard. And trusting someone like that?  Well, that’s the worst thing you can do.

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The IAN Book of the Year Award for Outstanding Fiction
American Book Fest Best Book Finalist
Canadian Book Club Award Finalist
National Indie Excellence Award Winner
The Eric Hoffer Award Honorable Mention
Reader Views Five Star Review
Global Ebook Awards Gold Award
Global Book Award
NYC Big Book Award 2022 Winner
National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award 2022 Award
Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorite
Readers' Favorite Book Award Winner
Pinnacle Book Achievement Award
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"The Refusal is overall one of the best romance novels I have read in a long time. I can't wait to read the next in series."

T.S. Simons, Author, Antipodes

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