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Birthday Girl

By Penelope Douglas
Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas digital book - Fable

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He took me in when I had nowhere else to go. He doesn’t use me, hurt me, or forget about me. He listens to me, protects me, and sees me. I can feel his eyes on me over the breakfast table, and my heart pumps so hard when I hear him pull in the driveway after work.

I have to stop this. It can’t happen.

My sister once told me there are no good men, and if you find one, he’s probably unavailable. Only Pike Lawson isn’t the unavailable one.
I am.


I took her in, because I thought I was helping. As the days go by, though, it’s becoming anything but easy. I have to stop my mind from drifting to her and stop holding my breath every time I bump into her in the house. I can’t touch her, and I shouldn’t want to.

But we’re not free to give into this. She’s nineteen, and I’m thirty-eight.

And her boyfriend’s father.

Unfortunately, they both just moved into my house.

1193 Reviews

Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“I laughed I cried I shouted out loud! I want my own daddy pike 😏”
Beautifully writtenAddictiveHeartbreaking
Expressionless Face“They couldn’t be more toxic, repetitive and annoying. 10/10 in a scale of predictably”
Easy to readRomanticBad writingLack of diversityPredictableUnengaging charactersUnsatisfying plot
Slightly Smiling Face“Loved this book! Very 🌶️!! I haven’t read a book by this author before, definitely would read another!”
Likable charactersEasy to readAddictiveFast-pacedRomantic
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“MMMM SPICY 🥵 The forbidden romance of an older guy and younger girl, never really been my cup of tea, but something about Pike’s love for Jordan made it okay for me. A story of love, passion, and forgiveness. Penelope is becoming one of my favorites.”
Multi-layered charactersDescriptive writingAddictiveFast-pacedRomantic
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Penelope Douglas never fails! I loved this taboo (kinda) romance. This book was spicy 🌶️ 🥵 but with enough storyline to make you fall in love with the characters. Jordan and Pike are exactly what each other needed despite the age gap. This book is what kicked off my PD obsession!!!”
Characters change and growMulti-layered charactersEasy to read

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