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The Bastard Billionaire is a sexy romance book released on March 19, 2020.

Summary

Eli Crane is wickedly sexy, whip-smart, and worth a billion dollars— whether he wants to be or not. He's rough around the edges. So rough, he fired his last 10 assistants! Now it's your turn to serve his needs. But when business and pleasure start to mix in delicious ways, it's up to you to tame Chicago's most eligible bad boy.

Chapters

Chapter 1: Lucky Number Eleven

Eli Crane is wickedly sexy, whip-smart, and worth a billion dollars— whether he wants to be or not. He's rough around the edges. So rough, he fired his last 10 assistants! Now it's your turn to serve his needs. But when business and pleasure start to mix in delicious ways, it's up to you to tame Chicago's most eligible bad boy.

Chapter 2: On the Job

Your first day as the Beast's assistant isn't going as planned... but good job! Unlike those other girls, you're not running away! At least, not yet.

Chapter 3: Rock and Hard Place

Going toe-to-toe with Eli Crane is proving to be a battle of wills. No matter where you strike, he's got the upper hand. Unless...

Chapter 4: Indiscretion

Locked in a passionate moment, you and Eli realize there's more to this boss-employee relationship than just business.

Chapter 5: On the Town

Eli has a favor to ask. But now that you're finally able to do your job as his assistant, are you really up for the "personal" favor he requires?

Chapter 6: Brushing Elbows

You drag Eli to the most important party of your ex's life, and try not to make a scene... That is, until he opens your eyes to something you'd never thought to ask.

Chapter 7: Connection

You and Eli Crane have more in common than you think. While you try to tame the beast in him, he might just bring the beast out in you.

Chapter 8: New Beginnings

After last night, will you and Eli ever be the same? The friction between you has sparked into an unstoppable flame of desire. Now, coming to work is like playing with fire.

Chapter 9: Duties and Distractions

It's just a regular day in the employ of notorious monster Elijah Crane. But with the way he looks at you, and the way he kisses you, it's hard to believe he's the same man you first met...

Chapter 10: Girl Talk

Get back in touch with the real world with a spill sesh from Chloe. After you dig up a few truths, you'll be ready to head back to Eli's loft and make the decision of a lifetime.

Chapter 11: A Night In

Eli invites you to dinner of a lifetime. But once things get rolling, you realize you got more than you bargained for by getting involved with a Crane.

Chapter 12: Reconcilation

A heated moment flares between you and Eli and leaves everything you've fought for at risk. Can the bastard billionaire swallow his pride long enough to make amends?

Chapter 13: Tamed

Eli shows up when you need him most, but can he keep his cool long enough to let the burning passion between you simmer into something real?

Chapter 14: Ascending

Eli extends an invite to take things to the next level. But with both your reputations on the line, and a wild Beast at your beck and call, is this really something you're ready for?

Chapter 15: Close

You and Eli connect in a way you never thought possible, and the fire in your relationship blazes into a white-hot inferno. But with all that heat comes a risk - will you be burned by the Beast?

Chapter 16: Closure

Eli takes a step forward in his life after standing still for far too long. But he does it without telling you. What does this mean for what's to come, and how do you fit into his new start?

Chapter 17: Leap

Eli's next step requires a leap of faith. With you in his life, he might just be brave enough to take it.

Chapter 18: Longing

You and Eli want the same thing, but he can't find it in himself to be ready. Will his fear keep him from seeing what he has in you? Or will your love pull him through?

Chapter 19: Reunion

You receive an invite you can't refuse and are whisked away to Eli's brother's luxurious mansion for a once-in-a-lifetime family dinner. Is this the start of fixing things with Eli?

Chapter 20: The Journey

Eli takes a bold first step toward a future with you, by pledging to take on all his fears, one by one. It won't be easy, but with your help and few kisses, he might just find his way.

Chapter 21: True Love

Going to Eli's coronation is the bravest thing you've ever done. And Eli's bravest move was to fall in love with a woman like you.

Author

The original author of the story is Jessica Lemmon. Her welcoming message for readers of the book is:

A former job-hopper, Jessica Lemmon resides in Ohio with her husband and rescue dog. She holds a degree in graphic design currently gathering dust in an impressive frame. When she's not writing super-sexy heroes, she can be found cooking, drawing, drinking coffee (okay, wine), and eating potato chips. She firmly believes God gifts us with talents for a purpose, and with His help, you can create the life you want.

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