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More Than a Maid by Reeni Austin

 

More Than a Maid (Book Three of the Barboza Brothers series), by Reeni Austin Available at:

Amazon, Amazon UK, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Kobo, Paperback

Page count:  440

More work by this author can be found under the name “Shaina Richmond.”

Book Three of the Barboza Brothers series.

Book One: Fresh Temptation (Free at most major eBook retailers)

Book Two: Armando Returns

Book Three:  More Than a Maid

Ramon Barboza loves two things: his ranch and his freedom. An occasional drunken fling is all he needs to satisfy his desire for a woman.

Marcy Cameron never wanted to be a live-in maid, but her cleaning business is falling apart. When her friend offers her an overpaid position as housekeeper for a month, it’s an offer she can’t refuse. Marcy packs her bags and heads to Texas. But the house comes with a grumpy, secretive, and obstinate occupant: Ramon, who thinks his life and his house are fine just the way they are. The sassy, headstrong Marcy quickly butts heads with the master of the house. But is the tension between them merely anger, or something more?

As Cara and Victor plan their wedding at the ranch, Henry’s secrets cast a shadow. Ramon has his suspicions, but refuses to discuss them with anyone.

What made Henry run off? Why is he living off the grid? Why has he still not returned? Victor and Armando are determined to uncover the truth, but will the answers be more than they bargained for?

In the conclusion of the Barboza Brothers trilogy, all of these questions will be answered.

69 Comments

  • Jasmine
    March 17, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    I just finished book 2 it was amazing. I am so anxious to know what the big secret with Henry and the brother is and why Henry is in jail. Also who is Marcy?

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    • admin
      March 17, 2013 at 9:09 pm

      Marcy is Cara’s best friend from book one. All questions will be answered in book three.

      Reply
    • JC
      March 30, 2013 at 8:20 pm

      Marcy is Cara’s best friend. She is from the first book.

      Reply
    • Delapis
      June 1, 2013 at 4:09 pm

      Jasmine, You need to go back and read the book again. Marcy is Cara’s friend who has a cleaning service. Cara used to work for her. All of this is in the first book. :)

      Reply
  • Jasmine
    March 18, 2013 at 1:09 am

    I completely forgot about Marcy! I’m so excited for book 3!!!!

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    • Delapis
      June 2, 2013 at 5:32 pm

      :) completely understandable :) I hope Ididn’t come across as ‘short’ in my comment. I just reread it and didn’t like the way it looked. I, like you, LOVE both books and am looking forward to reading the third book. I also loved the Safe with Me books. Reeni is one fantastic author!:)

      Reply
  • Mary Price
    March 21, 2013 at 8:09 am

    I loved both books and I’m anxiously awaiting book 3. WOW!!!!!!!!!

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  • Elia
    March 23, 2013 at 8:20 am

    I loved both books, but i hate the waiting to confirm the secret! I do have an idea about what the secret might be, but i can’t wait!!!!!

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  • Tess
    March 23, 2013 at 8:28 am

    I totally loved the first 2 books about Victor and Armando, great books. I cannot wait until book 3 is released. I definitely think that Ramon and Marcy are going to be great. I also agree that Alexis and Esteban would be a great story as well. I hope to see more books in a series. Thanks for the wonderful reading. WOW. :)

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  • Dawn
    March 23, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    Will Book 3 also be available on Kindle?

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    • admin
      March 23, 2013 at 3:29 pm

      Yes, it will be available on Kindle for sure.

      Reply
  • Theresa
    March 27, 2013 at 10:55 am

    I love the first two and can’t wait for the third. I also have my ideas about Henry. Looking forward to reading other books by Reeni also.

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  • Sandy
    March 28, 2013 at 9:34 am

    I did’t know when reading the first book that it was a series, was so happy when I finished to find that there was a book 2 Loved both books can’t wait for book,3

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  • Kate
    March 28, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    Very impatient for next book but take your time. I have no doubt I will be reading it as soon as available! Perfect romance & mystery combination! Thanks

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  • Ronnie
    March 29, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    Anxiously waiting for book 3,really enjoyed the first 2.

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  • JC
    March 30, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    I loved both books! I can’t wait for book three!! :)

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  • Bertie Hartman
    April 2, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    Enjoyed the first two, can’t wait for # 3 and Ramon’s story, and tying up all the loose ends, Like Henry. Thanks for great stories.

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  • laurie G
    April 5, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    I just finished book 2 of the Barboza brothers and rated it #1 excellent reading. Can hardly wait for Ramon & Marcy’s story!! Hurry–can’t take the suspense…..Laurie

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  • Paddy
    April 7, 2013 at 1:13 am

    So ready for the 3rd book! Love when there is a series!

    Reply
  • thelma hicks
    April 11, 2013 at 11:02 am

    I want to sign up for your iling list. I am new to readinpyour books. I am hooked. My email…….t6hicks@

    Reply
    • admin
      April 11, 2013 at 11:26 am

      Thelma,

      I added you to the list, but for anyone else who may surf in, looking for the mailing list sign-up, if you scroll up it’s in the middle of the page. It can also be found here:
      http://www.reeniaustin.com/email-list/

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  • tracey
    April 14, 2013 at 5:55 am

    please, please, please hurry up and release the 3rd book in the series. I can’t wait to find out what happens. love the way the characters and the readers understanding of them grew in these books and how the story development keeps you wanting more. Need the next one now.

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    • admin
      April 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm

      Hi Tracey! I’m glad you enjoyed the books so much. I’m writing and working on book three as fast as I can.

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  • Wendy
    April 16, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    Just finished book two. Couldn’t put them down. Looking forward to book three to see how it all ends and the big secert with Henry.

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  • Amy
    April 19, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    I loved book one and two can’t wait for book three! It is so worth the wait!

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  • shirley mercer
    April 25, 2013 at 10:18 am

    Read book 1&2 looking forward to book 3

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  • Steph
    April 25, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    I can’t wait until the third book comes out!!! Is there a release date yet???

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    • admin
      April 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm

      Hi Steph,

      Thanks! I don’t do release dates. Bad, bad luck with them. It’ll be in the next few weeks if all goes well. If you like my Facebook page, there are are few snippets if you want to read them: http://www.facebook.com/reeniaustin

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  • Rachel
    May 6, 2013 at 9:44 am

    Waiting for book #3…can’t wait :)

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  • Tracey
    May 15, 2013 at 6:56 pm

    I have been waiting for book3 forever.STOP talking about Safe With Me.I read it loved it but now I want something new.(More Than a Maid).Please your word that this book will be here soon.

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    • admin
      May 15, 2013 at 10:35 pm

      I will respond privately to this comment.

      Reply
  • JC
    May 15, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    Omg! I can’t wait for book three! How much longer?! :)

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    • admin
      May 15, 2013 at 10:38 pm

      I have been extremely ill for the past week and couldn’t write. I hoped to have the book published by now. All I can say is, “ASAP.” I basically just breathe and write at the moment, and I’m only working on this book.

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  • Stacy
    May 23, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    Just finished reading Book 2, spent about an hour trying to find Book 3 then stumbled unto this blog. Both books were amazing was up past midnight reading last night. Anxious to find out the big family secret. Loved the twist with Katie’s father.

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  • Karen Tangredi
    May 23, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    Great read the barboza brothers series…..each book leaves you wanting more ( in a good way). I read quite a lot ( just ask my husband…lol) and I have a few favorite authors and now I have a new favorite..Reeni Austin…..please keep them coming

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  • Virginia McAlester
    May 30, 2013 at 8:47 am

    Reeni, my email is
    vamcalester@yahoo.com. I read the first
    two books. Love them both. Can’t wait for
    the third. I bet it’s just as great. VM

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  • Somarie❤
    June 2, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    Reeni
    I hope you are feeling better! Truly truly sorry that you are not been feeling well! Please get well soon!

    Reply
  • Georgias peach
    June 2, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    Can you like..put The book out already!?

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  • Rachel
    June 2, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    The good thing about waiting this long is i’ve read soooooooo many books since (i read a book a day) that i’ve somewhat forgotten few details of book one so i get to read them again :)

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  • Fern H.
    June 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    I just found your books and promised to never read another trilogy. But I love your characters , love the family and their interaction. They seem so genuine. Can’t wait for book 3.

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  • E Bales
    June 4, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Just finished the first book, really great. I have already signed for the second one.. Hope number three will be ready when I finish it. I have really enjoyed this author’s work.

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  • fay wright
    June 10, 2013 at 5:27 am

    Loved these 2 books cant wait, but im going to try her other name
    ,shaina richmond to see what there like, if there anything like her others im in for a good read.thanks Reeni

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    • admin
      June 11, 2013 at 1:12 am

      Hi Fay,

      By “her” you mean “me.” :) I never know what to say when people leave a comment talking about me in the third person. I answer my comments myself. I’m glad you loved the books!

      My book “Safe With Me” is very different from the Reeni books. My Shaina pen name is where I write stuff that’s more “for me.” It has my heart and soul. The Reeni books have just been a fun break from all the emotion I poured into Safe With Me.

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  • tracey boyd
    June 10, 2013 at 6:26 am

    I am sorry to hear that you were unwell and i would just like to tell you how much i am looking forward to the next book. also the wait will only mean that i get to re-read the first two books. what is the point in paying for something you are only going to read once? If you could just give me a heads-up when the 3rd book is a couple of days from release i can give these two fab books my undevided attention again lol. looking forward to another fab book and i’m sure it will be worth waiting for. just know that we are only impatient because the first two were so good but like they say anything good is worth waiting for.

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  • Tracy
    June 13, 2013 at 8:22 am

    I started reading reading the second book around 1am. I just finished in between snacking. The sad part is I know when I’m finish reading the third book I am going to be upset because there isn’t more! Reeni you are a fabulous writer! Your books are never boring and I love that you truly put all of you into your writing. You are truly gifted and I am looking forward to spending a many more relaxing and peaceful days with your books. The best thing about it is I feel like I am in the mist of your characters. You are fabulous! Stay safe and be well.

    Reply
  • Sam
    June 13, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    Marcy is a freind of Cara’s. She worked in housekeeping an helped give Cara a second job cleaning building.

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  • Mary Anselmi
    June 16, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    Would like to know when more than a maid is available.

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  • Jeanita
    June 26, 2013 at 3:15 am

    Hi there from sunny South Africa. Gosh, I read both books in one day (in the ladies, at lunch, then the ladies, then the ladies,then the ladies, went home and played sick wink wink, closed the bedroom door and finished my books.

    How will I know when More than a Maid is released??

    Thank you kindly.

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  • Delapis
    June 26, 2013 at 11:20 am

    I just came back from visiting family in Dallas, TX, and my ‘very young’ 78 year old aunt is now also anxiously awaiting the third book. I told her how wonderful your books were, and she immediately downloaded them and read both while I was there. ( I didn’t tell her about your Safe with Me books, because given her age, I wasn’t sure the more explicit scenes would be her forte. ;) I, of course, love them too!)

    You are my favorite fictional author!

    Dee

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  • Jenny
    July 6, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    Just finish reading both books for the second time. When is More than a Maid due to come out?

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    • admin
      July 6, 2013 at 8:16 pm

      Hoping for next Friday, the 12th. :)

      Reply
  • Lise Kirkham
    July 6, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Love your books i just stumbled on to them by chance. i was in between books trying to figure out what direction to go in saw book one was free(great way to get people involved in a series) read it loved it just bought book 2 goona read it and no doubt love it :)

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    • admin
      July 6, 2013 at 10:33 pm

      Thank you! I hope you’ll love Armando’s book. Ramon’s is coming soon. I hope to have it on all stores by Friday, July 12th.

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  • Delapis
    July 7, 2013 at 12:04 am

    I’m so happy! I’m going to read the first two books again, so I’ll be super ready for the third book.

    I’m an avid reader, and have to admit that I never tire of rereading your books.

    Thank you for all the pleasure you give,
    Dee

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  • Bess
    August 19, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    I love that Cara was a size 14 and wore spanx! So tired of the books that have size 2 ladies in them with the perfect body, perfect hair…. Thank you for making someone real!

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  • Delapis
    August 20, 2013 at 12:36 am

    If you loved Cara, then you should read all the other books. Reeni/ Shaina’s characters are very relatable, with memorable stories.

    It’s no secret that I’m a big fan. :)

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  • Micky
    October 18, 2013 at 1:01 pm

    I hope the third book is out soon I am really hooked xxxxx

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    • Reeni
      October 18, 2013 at 10:35 pm

      Hi Micky,

      The third book has been published since July. :) If you scroll up this page, you’ll see links to purchase it.

      Reply
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