No time for love. No desire for it. Not since my failed engagement. I’m done with romance.
Then Nadine Hawthorne waltzes into my life as though she has no idea she’s turning everything upside down. She’s all, “oh, I’m focusing on my clothing company,” and “I can’t afford distractions,” as though she isn’t distracting me from focusing on anything but her.
She’s sexy, she’s captivating. She doesn’t believe in love either.
Clearly, the best way to get each other out of our systems would be to have a brief fling. We’re on the same page about love, after all. Being together is addicting… even if I am suspicious that my family is scheming about us.
Our attraction is fiery, and our connection is undeniable. I’m winning her over, and vice versa. What started as a flirtation is soon spiraling into much more than either of us are prepared for. So when a mistake threatens to tear us apart, will we have the strength to hold on?
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I’m persuasive. I’m witty. And boy, do I know how to turn on the charm.
If only I could turn my family’s attempts at persuasion off. Their meddling is out of control. No one asked them to matchmake. Certainly not me. And certainly not with an interior decorator raising her younger siblings.
Then Victoria Hensley turns out to be more than just a decorator.
Her laughter is contagious. Her beautiful lips and curves are beyond tempting. Sparks are flying between us, to my dismay and my family’s delight. Next thing I know, I’m training her brother in soccer and reading bedtime stories to her sister. Who am I?
Turns out I can’t say no to Victoria. And I refuse to let her say no to me. I know I’m a client, that I’m technically off-limits. But doesn’t that make it all the more exciting? I’m determined to see this thing through to the end. And I won’t settle for anything less than a happily-ever-after.
I travel the world as a TV producer, never able to spend much time with them. Which might be a good thing. Because my best friend’s little sister has never felt like that to me. That sexy little spitfire has always caught my attention. If I don’t stick around too long, Sebastian will never notice the way I look at her.
But Alice Bennett has other plans.
Her new restaurant would be a perfect feature on one of my network’s shows.
It’s almost too easy to set up meetings with her. Invent excuses to need more information. To boss her around the way she seems to like. It’s harmless, I tell myself. I’m moving to London in three weeks, I tell myself. I’m not going to upset Sebastian, I tell myself. Famous last words.
I can’t cross the line with her. We can’t jeopardize the family relationships. But between stolen kisses and wicked-hot nights, it’s spinning out of our control. When the chance of a lifetime comes knocking at my door, it’s time to decide what has more allure–my career, or a chance with her?