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Knight wanted. Must have shiny armor and own horse, preferably white. When it comes to romance, are magic, fireworks, and a dashing knight in shining Armani really too much to ask? Apparently so, since Kate Hetherington has yet to find an appropriate mate in all of London. Her lifelong friends (and confirmed pragmatists) Sally and Tom tease her endlessly about her hopeless romanticism. But Kate knows that she's right to want her own fairy tale. After stumbling upon an old tome titled The Hopeless Romantic's Handbook, Kate decides to give its advice a whirl. Incredibly, the book lives up to its money-back guarantee, because before Kate can say "Cinderella" she meets Joe Rogers, a drop-dead-gorgeous American actor. Frankly, he's perfect-and Kate thinks she might have finally found The One. He certainly has the muscles required to sweep her off her feet. But Sal and Tom are less thrilled with Kate's dreamboat. Are they just jealous, or do they know something about love that isn't in Kate's handbook? Kate's pretty sure that finding true love isn't supposed to alienate you from your friends, but what she doesn't know is that her real knight is still waiting for her-and he's closer than she ever imagined. From the Trade Paperback edition.
How to ruin a perfectly good marriage: become an Ideal Wife! Married to the man she loves-sweet, sexy Max-Jessica Wild-Wainwright is blissfully happy . . . except for one tiny little problem: She never confessed to an (almost) tryst with Max's biggest rival right before their wedding. Eaten up with guilt and facing down threats of exposure, Jessica decides to give Max what he clearly still lacks: the Ideal Wife. With the help of her friends, she will become perfect in every way: doting, devoted, domestic-everything Max deserves. However, the path to perfection is fraught with peril, from culinary chaos to a boudoir disaster that puts Max in the hospital with a broken leg and a sexy nurse (who is certainly Ideal in every way that Jessica is not). When Jessica rallies to run Max's company-and is met with overt hostility by an obsessive co-worker and by an auditor determined to uncover everyone's secrets, things become decidedly less than Ideal. Toss in a semiretired Russian stripper turned stay-at-home mom and strange men watching her apartment, and Jessica fears Project Ideal Wife has backfired miserably. Can a less than perfect wife save the day?
Jessica Wild isn't big on commitment. But after inheriting millions from Grace, a sweet old lady she met in her grandmother's nursing home, the situation seems to have changed. To put an end to the many questions about her nonexistent love life, Jess had led Grace to believe she had a boyfriend-turned-fiancé-turned-husband: her glamorous boss, Anthony Milton. But Jess's fantasy to keep Grace happy has backfired-Grace has passed away and left her fortune not to Jessica Wild but to Mrs. Jessica Milton....
From the dazzling author of "Little White Lies" comes a rollicking new novel of love and lust in the boardroom featuring a young career woman caught up in business-world espionage, workplace romance, and the war between her and her parents.
From the author of the topseller "When in Rome . . . " comes a new novel about finding true love after opening someone else's mail.
What's one little white lie? Okay, so it isn't that little. It's kind of a whopper. It's just that when Natalie Raglan ups and quits her job at a Bath advertising firm, breaks up with her loser-ish boyfriend, and moves to London, things don't quite turn out the way she planned. Having made the brave move to the Big City, the lifelong country mouse finds that living chic is still a long way off. Even Cressida, the girl who used to rent her tiny flat, still gets more phone calls and mail there than Nat does. Come to think of it, Cressida Langdon's life looks pretty appealing--especially when an invitation to the posh, exclusive Soho House club arrives, addressed to Cressida. Before she really knows what she's done, Nat has opened Cressida's mail ... and taken up her life. Soon Nat's dating a gorgeous investment banker named Simon, giving "reiki healing sessions," wearing wonderful clothes, and partying with the A-list at Soho House. But the best part really is Simon. He's everything Nat has ever wanted. The problem is, he thinks she's someone else. And as her life and her lies begin to spiral out of control, Nat can't help but wonder: Will she be exposed as a liar and a fake--or be saved from ruin by simply claiming good intentions?
When in Rome, do as Audrey Hepburn would do. Failing that, run off with your ex-boyfriend, carry suspicious packages through customs, and lie to the person who loves you. . . . Georgie Beauchamp is totally happy and in love with her wonderful, dependable boyfriend, David. So why does she always daydream about running into her gorgeous ex-boyfriend Mike? It can't mean she's still in love with him--especially since the cad dumped her so horribly. As luck would have it, when Georgie's daydream actually comes true, she is dressed in unglamorous sweats and carrying a curtain rod down the street, while Mike is driving an expensive sports car and looking better than Brad Pitt at the Oscars. She longs to have the glamorous life Mike can offer--and starts to think that he might want her back in his arms. But when he invites her for a weekend in Rome, Georgie is torn. David has always said he'd take her there for the romantic getaway of a lifetime, but his work keeps him totally tied up. So she must choose: David, all comfort and reliability, or Mike, all flirtation and butterfly-stomachs. The decision isn't too hard to make, and faster than she can say Vespa, she's off to Rome with Mike, full of plans to frolic on the Spanish Steps and sip wine in intimate trattorias. But when David shows up unexpectedly, this roman holiday gets a hell of a lot more complicated. . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.
The big day is almost here for Jessica Wild. She's finally engaged to the perfect man-sexy, wonderful Max-and is in the middle of planning the perfect wedding. Nothing, absolutely nothing, stands between her and happily-ever-after. Well, almostnothing. Probably nothing. You see, lately Max has been evasive, even secretive. And when Jessica answers his mobile and hears a sultry woman's voice on the other end, it's the last straw. Leaving nothing to chance, Jessica tracks down the mystery woman-and finds her smack in the middle of Max's embrace. The next thing Jessica knows, she's waking up in the apartment of Max's business rival after a night out that was meant to help her forget her woes. And when a series of even more tumultuous events leads to a life-changing discovery, Jessica realizes that things are not what they seem-not by a long shot. How could she have ever doubted the only man she's ever wanted? And now that her job, her reputation, and her heart are in jeopardy, is love enough to give her the miracle she so desperately needs?
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