This book will be released live from April 24-26 ONLY. Please pre-order now.
From New York Times bestselling author Katy Regnery comes a brand new Blueberry Lane series!
The Bohemian and the Businessman is the first of four books about the Philadelphia-based Story sisters who are all on the look-out for love.
Priscilla Story, the self-proclaimed “wild child” of the straight-laced Story clan, has always had a knack for getting herself trouble. Except this time, her “growing problem” is going to require a Daddy sooner than later…or she can kiss her inheritance good-bye.
Shane Olson, who previously dated Priscilla’s sister, Margaret, isn’t opposed to a marriage of convenience for the sake of furthering his business interests, but Priscilla – with her wild ways – is just about the last woman he’d choose to marry.
In order to make the marriage look convincing, they end up having to spend more time together than they’d originally planned. When rolling stone, Priscilla, who lives by the seat of her muu-muu, and seriously-ambitious Shane, who’s had his whole life planned since he was eleven, start falling for each other, it’s going to take a whole lot of compromise for this Bohemian and her Businessman to find their happily ever after.
|Publisher:||Katharine Gilliam Regnery|
|Series:||Story Sisters , #1|
|File size:||538 KB|
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Katy Regnery started her writing career by enrolling in a short story class in January 2012. One year later, she signed her first contract for a winter romance entitled By Proxy.
Now exclusively self-published, Katy claims authorship of the multi-titled Blueberry Lane Series, the four-book, bestselling ~a modern fairytale~ series, the standalone novel, Playing for Love at Deep Haven and a standalone novella, Frosted.
Katy’s first modern fairytale romance, The Vixen and the Vet, was nominated for a RITA® in 2015 and won the 2015 Kindle Book Award for romance. Four of her books: The Vixen and the Vet (a modern fairytale), Never Let You Go (a modern fairytale), Falling for Fitz (The English Brothers #2) and By Proxy (Heart of Montana #1) have been #1 genre bestsellers on Amazon. Katy’s boxed set, The English Brothers Boxed Set, Books #1-4, hit the USA Today bestseller list in 2015.
Katy lives in the relative wilds of northern Fairfield County, Connecticut, where her writing room looks out at the woods, and her husband, two young children, and two dogs create just enough cheerful chaos to remind her that the very best love stories begin at home.
Upcoming (2016) Projects:
Ginger’s Heart, a modern fairytale
Restoring Love at Bolton Castle, Enchanted Places #2
Jonquils for Jax, The Rousseaus #1 (The Blueberry Lane Series #12)
Marry Me Mad, The Rousseaus #2 (The Blueberry Lane Series #13)
J.C. and the Bijoux Jolis, The Rousseaus #3 (The Blueberry Lane Series #14)
Sign up for Katy’s newsletter today: http://www.katyregnery.com/!
Connect with Katy:
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The Bohemian and the Businessman is another 5-star romance from author Katy Regnery. This came as no surprise since I love her books! Why did I love this book? - This is a story of opposites attract. Priscilla Story is a heiress and the “wild child” of the strict Story clan. Shane Olson is a farm boy turned businessman. From the outside, you would never think these two people would be a couple. But an unusual business arrangement forces them together and has them discovering they have more things in common than they would have imagined. - Priscilla and Shane’s chemistry is sizzling. Their relationship is filled with passion, honesty and trust. - Shane is not your typical BBF. He’s handsome and sexy, but he’s modest and not a player. One moment he infuriates you with his careless comments. The next moment you are melting by his heartwarming and romantic gestures. - I fell in love with Priscilla! As the black sheep of the family she’s endured cruelty from her parents and sisters. But Priscilla never backed down and continued to live her life as a caring and free-spirit person. I love her courage. - I love Katy Regnery’s writing! The Bohemian and the Businessman has everything I’ve grown to expect from this author: romance, passion, lovable characters and family. The Bohemian and the Businessman is part of the Blueberry Lane series and can be read as a standalone. But I suggest you start with the first book, Breaking Up with Barrett, to get a full understanding of the families and friendships on Blueberry Lane. I wish I grew up on this street because I have fallen in love with these characters. I highly recommend this book to fans of sweet and steamy romance.
Marriage to the bosses daughter for a promotion? How can that work? Why would anyone marry a flighty hippie for business? Katy always creates fantastic characters that you cheer for. Shane and Prisilla are two of my favorite. How can 2 polar opposites be so good for each other? I don't know how Katy does it, but even someone you kind of don't like in a previous book, you like by the end of the 1st chapter and adore by the beginning of chapter 4.
Throughout her entire Blueberry Lane series, Katy Regnery has continuously given us such amazing characters, ones who touch us and fill our hearts with immense satisfaction. Well, not surprisingly, she has done it once again with her first novel focused on the Story sisters. The Bohemian and the Businessman will run you through a gamut of emotions but as always, in the end, will leave you feeling such joy and contentment upon the turning of the final page. Priscilla has always been very different from her sisters. Growing up in a life of privilege, though her free spirit and preference for art over business had persistently kept her feeling like an outcast and the black sheep of the family which could sometimes leave her in a precarious situation. This time there is no covering up her circumstance, and she is desperate to find a solution before her family finds out. Shane’s upbringing was poor and far different from Priscilla’s. Being raised on a farm and living a small life always worried whether his family would have enough money to put food on the table and keep the electricity running. Determined as a young boy to make a better life for himself, he now works at Story Imports with aspirations of moving up the business ladder, no matter what it takes. When both Priscilla and Shane are left with uncertainty as they perceive the horizon of their futures, they agree that a simple “marriage of convenience” may just be the answer to both of their problems. But in hopes of proving to everyone that their relationship is genuine, Shane and Priscilla decide to spend more time together though it goes beyond their initial agreement. As the hours and days pass, their connection to one another deepens, and they both begin to fall harder than they ever anticipated. Despite the external differences exhibited by Shane and Priscilla, they soon realize that their souls are a perfect match in every way imaginable. Will their deepening love for one another overshadow their individual differences allowing Shane and Priscilla to find their unity and happily-ever-after in each other’s arms? I fell quickly and very hard for Shane and Priscilla. Despite the diversities of their personalities, they truly are a union of souls. Shane is the epitome of the word gentleman showing his deep concern and caring for Priscilla, as well as an inherent need to protect her, even before he truly acknowledges to himself the deep feelings he has. Priscilla persistently exhibits such a deep kindness and gentle nature which emanates from her very core, despite her upbringing which, other than what she shares with her sister, Margaret, is completely devoid of an emotional and loving connection. As these two souls meld together they begin to create a life together which fulfills the profoundly emotional and loving needs they have both been longing to find. With each and every story she pens, Ms. Regnery creates such fantastic and memorable characters that consistently leave my heart fluttering and my soul swooning with complete serenity and satisfaction. And The Bohemian and the Businessman accomplished that once again.
The Bohemian and the Businessman by Katy Regnery is a beautifully written love story. Priscilla Story a self-proclaimed wild child and Shane Olson who is serious and ambitious and has his life planned out are so different from each other but yet so perfect for each other. Their love story is sexy, heartwarming and will grip your heart. I loved this book so much and highly recommend it!!
Having only read the English series (about 2 weeks ago) of the Blueberry Lane series, I have to say this one felt more different than the others, in a good way. Priscilla is dealing with real life scenarios which makes her character seem alive. I also felt a bit surprised about Shane's character that I didn't see it coming. And I just can't believe Priscilla's parents. I am just glad they aren't mine, but I also wonder if this is the last we see of Douglas Story. After saying what his plans were in which his daughters were all there for, I would be surprised if they ended up still talking to him. Overall I enjoyed it.
I'm in love yet again with the way Katy Regnery so meticulously crafts her words. Right from the very first lines of The Bohemian and the Businessman I was ready to take another charming adventure in the world of Blueberry Lane. Priscilla Story grabbed my attention with her unconventional ways of living her life on her own terms and her fantastic disobedience towards a family who merely shrugged their shoulders at her lifestyle. But oh my goodness, when she takes the most unexpected chance at security with the seemingly uptight Shane Olsen, I don't think anyone, including the both of them could have figured they would fit together as perfectly as two mismatched pieces to a puzzle could! This story captured my heart with each turn of the page. To witness the burgeoning love between Shane and his P made me swoon almost continually. I couldn't help but read this one slowly, savoring every bit of this surprise romance. At a time when both needed the other for mostly selfish reasons, Shane and Priscilla couldn't help but put their 'arrangement' aside to satisfy the ravenous cravings for each other that became almost constant. But it's the genuine respect, the true affection they have for one another that makes this book a cut above the rest. There is no mistaking the warmth in each other's eyes when the other is around nor the flutters in their hearts as they fall deeper in love. The way Shane fiercely protects his P around her difficult family sealed the deal for me. The man is simply wonderful. Le sigh. What starts as a mutual decision to be together for purely 'business-like' reasons turns into one glorious love affair that I won't soon forget. It is more than evident that Katy Regnery has magic in her fingertips as she types with a unique flair that brings the likes of a free spirit that is Priscilla together with the well-groomed and dutiful soul that is Shane. It is smart writing that only gets better with each new story the author gives us. I can't recommend The Bohemian and the Businessman highly enough. It is a gem through and through. 5 huge stars!
Time to take a stroll down Blueberry Lane. Where the characters are a bit eccentric, the men are irresistible and the women are as breathtaking as they are headstrong. How could I help but get lost in the rhapsody of these spellbinding characters? Strength of self and a wandering spirit force Shane and Priscilla together, but the music of the heart was a melodic symphony that neither saw coming. The Bohemian and The Businessman takes readers on a magical carpet ride of inner truth, maturity and the courage to risk it all in the name of love. I get a rush whenever I sit down to read a Katy Regnery novel. Ms. Regnery not only steals the spirit, but captivates the heart while seducing the soul. A pleasurably, seductive escape.