The Billionaire’s Bedroom Contract Read Online Marian Tee

Categories Genre: Alpha Male, Billionaire Tags Authors:

Total pages in book: 38
Estimated words: 38202 (not accurate)
Estimated Reading Time in minutes: 191(@200wpm)___ 153(@250wpm)___ 127(@300wpm)

Previously published as British Bad Boy (Classics Made Smutty) under Marian Tee and my pen name M.P. Tanner.

I hate bad boys. But it's just my luck that my British billionaire boss is the rudest of them all.

Mr. Rochester is driving me out of my mind.

He's so darn moody that being around him is enough to make me dizzy.

He can be viciously cruel one moment but broodingly vulnerable and mysteriously tormented the next.

The worst part is how he stares at me.

Does he really think I'll let him get away with acting like my lord and master?

'You don’t own me, Mr. Rochester,' I hiss at him.

‘Not yet,' my boss whispers back with a smirk.

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The Offer

I TAKE MY SEAT IN FRONT of the H.R. manager and place my hands primly on my lap. Every time I’m called to Maria Fairfax’s office, I feel like a schoolgirl being sent to detention...and I’m not quite sure what I did wrong.

Like now.

The silence in Maria’s office is hard to read. I feel like she’s not mad at me (for a change), but I also feel like she’s about to make this dire announcement I’m guaranteed to hate.

I try to rack my brains for what possible misdemeanor I’m guilty of that warrants HR’s attention. Is it because I had exchanged words with old Sarah from accounting, who’s not just miserly and nasty but also a bit of a klepto?

Or maybe it’s because of last week’s team building in Orlando, and certain skeletons about my past had suddenly resurfaced?

So I once suffered from domestic abuse. It’s not like I’m the only such victim in the world. Everyone had made such a huge fuss over it, but the thing is, I’ve long gotten over the everyday beatings my step-aunt used to subject me to.

I’m a fairly resilient person, not to mention practical. Even without the help of a therapist, I had long figured out there were two kinds of people in this world: those who were just plain nice...and those who weren’t.

Obviously, my step-aunt and stepbrother fell in the latter category, and as soon as I turned eighteen I had left my uncle’s home and never looked back.

It’s been a closed book since then, but apparently people at my workplace didn’t believe I could get over my past. Remembering the pity party that followed last week’s anonymously orchestrated exposé makes me shudder even now. Most of them thought I’d appreciate them treating me like I’m fragile, but honestly it just made me feel I’m a freak.

All those poor-little-you looks—-

It had pissed me off so much, I might have, umm, thrown out a fuck-you-asshole or two, along with a couple of middle fingers, to, umm, supposedly well-meaning individuals?

I steal a look at Maria. Could that be it?

Maria looks back at me, her poker face made picture-perfect after two decades of managing labor relations has made her poker face.

The silence in the room becomes increasingly unbearable, and I start to fidget.

Maria clears her throat.

I straighten. Shit. That sounds bad.

She opens her mouth to speak—-

But I beat her to it. “Whatever it is that was said about me,” I blurt out defensively, “it’s probably because of a misunderstanding.”

Maria lets out a huge sigh.

“I mean it,” I stress earnestly. “You know how I am. I’m like, all bark and no bite. So if someone lodged a complaint against me, it’s probably just a misunderstanding—-”

“It is,” the H.R. manager says dryly, “but the misunderstanding is all on your side.”


“I called you here because executive management asked for a recommendation for our CEO’s personal assistant—-”

I sit up at the words. Is this what I think it is?

“And I chose you.”

Oh my God, it is what I think it is.

I shake my head, amazed and incredulous. “No shit?” Maria winces at the words, and I apologize right away. “Sorry. I didn’t mean to. I’m just shocked.”

“In a good way, I hope.”

“Oh yes. I’m happy as fuck—-”

Maria scowls. “Language!”

Oops. “Sorry,” I say again, more meekly this time, but inside of me I’m doing somersaults and cartwheels.

Clearing her throat, Maria goes on, “Should you choose to accept it—-”

I almost snicker, thinking how she makes it sound like babysitting the CEO is some kind of mission impossible.

“—-then the promotion will come with a salary upgrade and a more lucrative compensation package overall. You will also be working from the penthouse, with your own work area—-”

“I accept,” I say eagerly.

Maria frowns. “Don’t be so hasty.”

“But salary upgrade, Ms. Fairfax!” I grin. “It’s everything to me.”

“Oh, Ms. Reed.” The older woman sighs. “Money isn’t everything.”

“Only rich people say that,” I mutter under my breath.

Maria ignores this, which of course is something also only rich people can do. “I know you don’t believe me, but there will come a time when you’ll realize that money truly isn’t everything.”

“I already know that,” I say patiently. “I know it very well, and I know you know that, too, Ms. Fairfax. In my job interview six years ago, you used your psycho mumbo-jumbo to hypnotize me into telling you my life story—-”

Maria rolls her eyes. “For the last time, Ms. Reed, no hypnosis was involved. I’m simply paid to prevent the unwanted from working here, and that’s why I needed to ferret out your past. Moreover, I am not worried – as you have mistakenly assumed – that money will make you greedy. What I am worried about is the way you seem to be using money as an excuse to keep your distance from other people."