Wednesday, February 17, 2016


A Friendly Flirtation by Christine Warner
Genre: Contemporary, Romance
Release Date: February 15th, 2016

Allison Hall is fed up with being a social outcast. Even at the tech company where she works for her brother and his best friend, Jared, she's the invisible nerdy girl. What she needs is confidence—and that requires a makeover and dating tips. And she knows just the man to help…

Jared Esterly is shocked when Allison asks for his assistance and turns her down, knowing that her brother—his business partner and best friend, Nick—would kill him if he dated her, even if it is just for practice. But when Al’s attempt to make changes on her own fails spectacularly, Jared reluctantly steps in. Things heat up quickly, and soon lessons move from the salon to the bedroom.

When overprotective big-brother Nick discovers Jared is dating Allison, their friendship and business partnership sour. Allison, consumed by guilt, must make a choice: stay with Jared, even though that means ruining his friendship with Nick and possibly his career, or leave the one man who sets her on 


He barked out a laugh, wiping with the back of his hand at the spray of beer that hit his chin. “Romantic?”
“Yes, romantic.” She rolled her eyes, but that didn’t lessen the obvious adoration she had for the subject. “If you ever have the time, you should Google them. They really are amazing.”
“Hmm.” He took another pull of his beer. “Maybe I will.” More than likely I won’t.
“Did you know there are seventeen species of penguins?” She opened the door, gently picking out a black and white penguin figurine with a red-orange beak from the back. “This is probably the most recognizable species.”
Her eyes sparkled, and his eyes dropped to her mouth. Shit. He wanted to kiss her. Maybe penguins were fucking romantic.



About the Author

Christine Warner is living her dream in Michigan along with her family, three laptops (she might have a slight addiction, or maybe it’s a fear of one imploding from overuse) and a much loved assortment of furry friends.

Besides laughing and a good round of humor, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, writing but no arithmetic.  A confessed people watcher, she finds inspiration for her stories in everyday activities.  She loves to read and write about strong heroes and determined, sometimes sassy heroines.

A girl gone wild, at least where social media is concerned, she enjoys meeting other avid readers and writers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads, and her website at


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