Book Review – The Manny (Dirty Truth, #1) by Piper Rayne


She needed a nanny.
I needed a lead actress.
Somehow I became The Manny.

Secrets and lies are a killer way to start any partnership–especially a horizontal one.

Now, I’m a glass half full kinda of guy, so, after the ‘you’re fired’ speech was directed at me, I figure now’s the time to be the screenwriter I came to sunny California to be. Unfortunately, there are about as many people trying to sell a script in L.A. as there are vegans in the pacific northwest.

But lucky for me, a few weeks ago my agent found an investor for my script. Hooray, all my problems are solved! NOT.

Because the investor will only agree to fund my film if I use one specific actress. And that one specific actress? Well of course, it just has to be the same actress I screwed over only months before. But she doesn’t need to know about that one tiny detail, does she? All that matters is getting her to agree to do the film and I’ll do whatever it takes. We can leave the past, in the past, right?

I thought my charm would win her over. Never would I have been prepared for the terms she laid out on the table. 

From a secret duo of USA Today Bestselling Authors, comes another sexy romcom STANDALONE.

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The Manny was an incredibly unique, sweet, sexy, humorous, and highly entertaining standalone romantic comedy, and I absolutely loved it! The storyline and characters that Piper Rayne created were amazing, and I loved the entire concept. I haven’t read many Hollywood-style romances, but The Manny has been one of the best – if not the best – I’ve ever read. The Manny has been my favorite novel from Piper Rayne so far, and I absolutely loved everything from beginning to end!

   Vance and Layla were amazing and I loved them and their story so much. I loved their personalities and red-hot chemistry together, and how their relationship progressed throughout. I also loved reading the book from both Vance and Layla’s POV, and I immensely enjoyed all of their banter and interactions with each other. The concept of their story was so unique and unlike anything I had read before. There were plenty of hysterical and laugh-out-loud moments that had me smiling and cracking up, and I absolutely adored Layla’s kids, Payne and Via. They were so adorable and I loved their addition to the story. I also enjoyed Vance’s best friends, Leo and Jagger, and I’m definitely looking forward to reading their stories in the rest of the Dirty Truth series. The Manny completely exceeded my expectations and so much more, and I absolutely loved everything about it from start to finish. The conclusion to Vance and Layla’s story was perfect and made me extremely happy.

   The Manny was a unique, sweet, sexy, humorous, and highly addicting and entertaining standalone romantic comedy, and an excellent start to the Dirty Truth series. The amazing and talented author duo that is Piper Rayne did a phenomenal job with this book, and I was very pleased with the outcome to Vance and Layla’s story. The Manny was truly amazing and hands down my favorite rom com from Piper Rayne to date, with Sexy Beast not far behind. I have honestly enjoyed every single story I’ve read from this author duo so far, and I am so excited to read more from them, especially the rest of the Dirty Truth series!


About the Author

Piper Rayne

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Piper Rayne, or Piper and Rayne, whichever you prefer because we’re not one author, we’re two. Yep, you get two USA Today Bestselling authors for the price of one. You might be wondering if you know us? Maybe you’ll read our books and figure it out. Maybe you won’t. Does it really matter?

We aren’t trying to stamp ourselves with a top-secret label. We wanted to write without apology. We wanted to not be pigeon holed into a specific outline. We wanted to give readers a story without them assuming how the story will flow. Everyone has their favorite authors, right? And when you pick up their books, you expect something from them. Whether it’s an alpha male, heavy angst, a happily ever after, there’s something you are absolutely certain the book will contain. Heck, we’re readers, too, we get it.

What can we tell you about ourselves? We both have kindle’s full of one-clickable books. We’re both married to husbands who drive us to drink. We’re both chauffeurs to our kids. Most of all, we love hot heroes and quirky heroines that make us laugh, and we hope you do, too.

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