Monday, April 29, 2019




RELEASE TOUR FOR Boyfriend Maintenance by Lauren Helms

Emmy King became a disgraced high-society princess when she
walked away from her family’s money. Jake Harper is the sexy yet
uninterested apartment building’s maintenance man. When the
two agree to help each other out, they quickly realize the more
time they spend together the more the lines get blurred.
The fifth book in the #mustread series, 425 Madison
Avenue, is now live.

Read Boyfriend Maintenance by Lauren Helms today!

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About Boyfriend Maintenance


My bad reputation is coming back to haunt me. Now, I need a
date for my brother’s wedding just to keep the vultures at bay.
I’ve noticed Jake around the building and he’s the perfect
man for the job.

The thing is, I don’t actually have what I promised in
return for his help, but I don’t want this to end.


I’ve seen Emmy and she’s out of my league, but that doesn’t
stop me from taking her up on her offer and upping the ante.
I have rules, however, the more time we spend
together the more the lines get

blurred. Her lie made her more like me than I ever
thought possible. Too bad liars don’t do it for me.

A little boyfriend maintenance goes a long way…


After all, 425 Madison Avenue is the perfect place to fall in love.

*Each story is completely standalone.



Boyfriend Maintenance (A 425 Madison Novel, #5)Boyfriend Maintenance by Lauren Helms

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Helms is a different kind of writer. She leads with heart and finds her way from there. Perhaps, that's what gives Boyfriend Maintenance an irresistible appeal. Emmy and Jake are less than perfect, but that's what makes them a perfect fit for each other. The best reads are the ones that aren't afraid to convey a dose of reality. Hidden behind the mischievous antics, the impending heartache and the unforgettable romance is a little bit of wisdom that goes well with an overabundance of heart.

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Copyright @ 2019 Lauren Helms

“Oh, well … hello there, hot stuff.” Mrs. Jenkins stands in the open doorway of her apartment.
Her arm slides up the doorframe slightly awkwardly as she leans into the frame. She’s attempting to look sexy in a Japanese silk kimono robe. It’s a red floral print that hangs nearly to her ankles. She has surprisingly good posture for a seventy-year-old woman.
Her husky voice is seductive as she gestures for me to come in. I have to mentally prepare myself every time I have a work order for unit 2007. Which is normally once a week.
Mrs. Jenkins is a retired Broadway actress. She hit her stride when she starred in the hit musical Chicago in the mid-seventies. Dorthy Jenkins is a dramatic, wealthy retiree who just happens to hit on me every time I’m here. She may be a tad lonely, so I deal with it.
“Good afternoon, Mrs. Jenkins. My work order says that you’ve got faulty smoke detectors.” Honestly, that seems a bit suspicious since we worked through the entire building updating the detectors less than six months ago.
“Dorthy, darling. Please, stop calling me Mrs. Jenkins. You make me feel like a cougar.”
I raise my eyebrow at that. More like a puma since she’s got to be at least forty years older than me. I set down my toolbox and scan the living room for the unit’s central detector.
“All right, Dorthy. You’re having issues with the smoke detectors? Let’s just take a look. I’ll get these fixed up in no time.” Really, I just want to get out of here. The longer I’m in this apartment, the more cheek pinches I get. And I’m not just talking about pinches to my face. She gets a little bolder with each visit. Not looking forward to the day she takes it too far. Her flirting seems harmless though. She just really appreciates those “hot young thangs.” Her words, not mine.
“Well, no rush. I’ll just pour us a little nightcap.” I don't mention it's only four in the afternoon. “Will two fingers do, Jake? I’ve always preferred two.” She waggles her eyebrows.
I divert my eyes. The sexual reference catches me off guard and I feel my face heat.
Clearing my throat, I shake my head. “I’m sorry, Dorthy, but no drinking on the job.” I pull out my step ladder so I can reach the smoke detector.
“You’re such a good boy, darling. I admire that. I’ll just have a nip and enjoy the show.”
Just like she normally does. Unfortunately, she isn’t the only 425 Madison resident to watch me while I do my job. I’ve worked in this building for nearly three years now. Growing up, I never had dreams of becoming a maintenance man, but I’ve always been good with my hands.


Author Info:

Lauren Helms has forever been an avid reader from the beginning.
After starting a book review website, that catapulted her fully into
the book world, she knew that something was missing.

Lauren decided to take the plunge and write her first novel.
While working for a video game strategy guide publisher, she
decided to mix what she knew best--video games and romance.

She decided to take the plunge and joined NaNoWrimo and a
month later, she had her first draft.

About the 425 Madison Series

Welcome to 425 Madison Ave the perfect place to fall in love.
Nine delicious romances set in

fast-paced & sexy NYC just waiting for you to read.

The series features stories from some of your favorite romance
authors: Leigh Lennon, MK Moore, Allie York, Aubree Valentine,
Kay Gordon, Lauren Helms, Sylvia Kane, Katy Ames, and C. Lesbirel.

Join these authors as they come together, each with a
standalone romance for you to enjoy.

Featuring some of readers' favorite tropes: second-chance romance,
best friends sibling romance to a good ol' enemies to
lovers romance. We've got you covered with a sports romance,
a fake relationship and even an ugly duckling or two. Don't forget a
brother's best friend and falling for your soul mate.
Maybe a little love triangle as well. Each tale offers you
something new, something different. After all, 425

For more information, visit the series website ➝

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The next books in the series are coming soon!
Add them to your Goodreads shelf today!

Love Under Construction by Aubree Valentine, Book #6

An Enemies to Lovers Romance

Release: 5/16/19

Back for More by Sylvia Kane

A Brother's Best Friend Romance

Release: 6/6/19


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1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for your amazing review!!