Reasons Why Not to Date Public Enemy CEO by Melanie Munton Book Tour, Guest Post & Giveaway! {Ends 6/30}

Jun 21, 2022 | 4 comments

What happens when the most hated man in town goes after everyone’s favorite girl-next-door?

Book Details:

Reasons Why Not to Date Public Enemy CEO (Shell Grove, #1)by Melanie Munton322 pagesPublication date: June 21st 2022
Genres: Adult, Comedy, Contemporary, Romance

Book Description:

Reason #1: Big, bad CEO Aiden Beaumont wears his grumpy mask every day like a badge of honor. Mia Sparks wants nothing more than to honk his nose or throw a pie in his face, à la The Three Stooges, just to see if he’s capable of smiling. Unfortunately, she can’t. Because he’s technically her boss, and she’d like to keep her gig at the new five-star beach resort for longer than two weeks.

Reason #2: Everyone in her small hometown of Shell Grove, SC hates the man. He brought big business to their little beach town, and as far as her fellow citizens are concerned, that makes him the devil incarnate. But he won’t be staying forever, which works for Mia. She doesn’t go for the flashy city types anyway. She’s quite happy living her quiet life in Shell Grove. The faster the cranky—albeit stupidly hot—CEO is out of her life, the better.

Reason #3: Every time Aiden frowns at her, it hits her like a thousand-watt smile. He has a language all his own, and it’s starting to make way too much sense to her. She can’t avoid him in a town the size of a postage stamp, and it finally hits her that…she doesn’t want to escape him. This always-irritated, too-serious businessman couldn’t possibly be the stable safe haven she’s been looking for. Could he?

Aiden knows there’s a million and one reasons to stay away from the sugary sweet Mia. But who runs away from sunshine after living their entire life in a secluded cave? And when someone from her past unexpectedly emerges and tries to drive a wedge between the two of them? All bets are off. Aiden has never lost a fight in the boardroom, and he’s not about to lose the fight for the woman he wants to deserve. He just has to prove to her that he’s not the PUBLIC ENEMY CEO everyone thinks he is.

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Top Ten:

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Melanie Munton

1. I have a weird knack for imitating accents and impressions. My favorite one to pull out right now is Moira Rose from Schitt’s Creek.

2. I was actually headed down a vastly different career path back in college. I earned my Master’s degree in Applied Anthropology, with an emphasis in cultural anthropology. I even turned down a job offer in Chicago with a company that focused on qualitative consumer research. Long story short, my husband and I ended up moving to North Carolina, where I threw myself into writing. Thankfully, it all worked out! But my poor husband definitely thought I’d lost my mind for a while. LOL!

3. I grew up in a town of 2,200 people. Many details from Reasons Why Not to Date Public Enemy CEO about life in a small town are based on my own experiences.

4. I’m horrified of crickets. They’re evil.

5. I’m obsessed with offbeat comedies, ranging from the classic whodunit, Murder by Death, to Tom Hanks’ underrated dark comedy, The ‘Burbs, and all the way up to 1999’s Drop Dead Gorgeous (one of my all-time faves!).

6. I studied abroad in Spain for a semester in college and did some backpacking across western Europe while I was there. I fell in LOVE with international travel after I visited Taiwan in 2008. And yes, I have plans to write some romances inspired by these experiences! Already got a couple on the docket. 😉

7. I have near-debilitating motion sickness. I once passed out on the zero gravity ride at Six Flags, and woke up surrounded by a horde of concerned-looking strangers. It’ll go down as one of the most embarrassing moments of my life.

8. I live in Savannah, Georgia (another amazing setting for future romances!) and absolutely adore living on the coast. Everything is right in my world when I’m on the beach.

9. Unbeknownst to my husband—bless him, he so does not have the attention span for reading—I write him into almost every one of my heroes, in one form or another. He’s my quirky, witty, sexy BFF.

10. I have a 4-year-old daughter who already has the attitude of a 17-year-old, so I’m terrified of her actual teenage years. Because if they’re anything like mine were, I am in such deep doo-doo.

Meet the Author:

Melanie grew up in the Midwest, but she loves living in the Southeast (where the beaches are!) now with her husband and daughter.
Melanie’s other passion is traveling and seeing the world. With anthropology degrees under their belts, she and her husband have made it their goal in life to see as many archaeological sites around the world as possible.
She has a horrible food addiction to pasta and candy (not together…ew). And she gets sad when her wine rack is empty.
At the end of the day, she is a true romantic at heart. She loves writing the cheesy and corny of romantic comedies, and the sassy and sexy of suspense. She aims to make her readers swoon, laugh out loud, maybe sweat a little, and above all, fall in love.
Go visit Melanie’s website and sign up for her newsletter to stay updated on release dates, teasers, and other details for all of her projects!

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You Can Find the Tour Schedule Here :

June 20th
Read Your Writes Book Reviews >> Excerpt
A Soccer Mom’s Book Blog >> Excerpt
Daisy Knox’s Tales of Love, Life and Murder >> Review
The Eclectic Review >> Review
June 21st
June Reads Books >> Review
Musings From An Addicted Reader >> Review
Twirling Book Princess >> Excerpt
Rockin’ Book Reviews >> Guest Post
June 22nd
The Avid Reader >> Playlist
Live Through Books Blog >> Review
diary of a wannabe writer >> Review
Iron Canuck Reviews & More >> Excerpt
Two Ends of the Pen >> Interview
June 23rd
Reading Tonic >> Review
The Book View >> Review
The Romance Book Fairy Posts >> Guest Post
Teatime and Books >> Excerpt
June 24th
Valerie Ullmer | Romance Author >> Excerpt
Review Thick And Thin >> Review
Books Lattes & Tiaras >> Review
Quill and Ink Book Tours >> Excerpt
fundinmental >> Excerpt

Giveaway Details:

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  1. Nancy

    Adorable cover!

  2. Susan Smith

    Sounds like a great book for me to take to the pool!

  3. Shirley Ann Speakman

    Congratulations on your new release Melanie, it sounds like a great summer read.

  4. Michele Soyer

    Love all your book. – another to add to my library!

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