The only way to get the promotion I’ve been working towards for years is to spend the next three months babysitting a spoiled, snarky movie star. Killian Cooper is on his last chance in Hollywood. He can either get his life together and stay sober while filming his next movie, or he can kiss his acting career goodbye. The studio isn’t taking any chances—they decide that Killian needs a full-time accountability partner, and I’m the not-so-lucky girl chosen for the job. Unless I can keep this bad boy celeb on the straight and narrow, my Hollywood dreams will go down the drain, right along with his career.
All I need to do is keep Killian company in his massive—and surprisingly lonely—mansion, accompany him to the movie set each day, and keep a tight lock on the wine cellar. Easy peasy, right?
Not so fast. Killian isn’t happy with the babysitting arrangement, and he seems determined to drive me crazy with his near constant snark and totally crappy attitude. Even worse, when he’s not actively trying to make my life difficult, he’s strutting around the house, tempting me with that hot action-star body and those broody, way-too-beautiful-to-handle eyes. Don’t even get me started on the shirtless push-ups…
Getting to know Killian Cooper is proving to be a dangerous endeavor—the more time I spend with him, the less obnoxious he seems. When his walls start to come down, I realize there’s more to this falling star than meets the eye. And he might just be my Hollywood dream come true after all.
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At least, that’s what her friends Ryan and Ashley keep telling her. They’re convinced her bad luck with men is directly related to her life-long lack of interest in all things romantic. When Emily’s latest relationship crashes and burns, she decides to go along with her friends’ plans for a romance research project. Sure, the idea that she’ll have better luck if she learns about the great romances of literature and film seems a little silly, but Emily figures it can’t hurt.
In no time at all, Emily finds herself buried under a mountain of romance novels, chick flicks, and sappy love songs, hopeful that her hard work will pay off with true love. When she meets Greg, Ashley and Ryan are convinced she’s found prince charming—after all, he’s rich, handsome, and totally into Emily. What more could she want? And why does it seem that her friend Elliot isn’t exactly happy for her?
Faced with misunderstandings, miscommunications, and a seemingly endless string of missteps, she is nevertheless determined to give true love a try. In doing so, Emily will eventually find that true romance, the kind that lasts, has little to do with stereotypes or clichés, and everything to do with finding out what’s in her own heart.