Series: Stupid Awesome Love #5
Release Date: July 25, 2019
With debt threatening to bury me, I have no choice but to fall back on my
mother’s lessons and marry a man for money. I’ve got an in with the wealthiest
bachelor in town, but I have to go through his Chief of Staff, Kai, before I
can even meet the Nilsson heir. Which sucks, because a long time ago Kai
promised to run away with me, then left me at the train station with no word.
I’m still not over it.
To my friends, I’m Kai. To the world at large, I’m Bobby Nilsson, mysterious
and reclusive heir to the Nilsson fortune. I inherit my parents’ money at the
end of the year under a single condition: A wife. There’s only one woman who
might be able to convince the world she loves me. The only problem? Celeste
doesn’t know that Kai and Nilsson are one and the same. Not to mention she
hates me. What’s a billionaire heir to do?
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His facetiousness, which was once fun, has now turned biting. We’re on opposite
sides, no longer partners in crime.
nomenclature he prefers?”
patio doors. “The caterer is freaking out. She can’t find her late-night peanut
butter and jelly puff pastries.”
away from me. “Why would I know where the caterer’s puff pastries are?”
speaks very slowly, a thick New York accent peeking out.
back to you three times in a row. In unison.”
kitchen. Some of the overflow went there.”
of the man of the house, knows and has met his boss.”
arrange a meeting?”
hates. An easy life with no expectations.”
he would, the idea so outrageous and outdated. But I have my sources, and I
know Nilsson is as desperate as I am. I keep my expression neutral, unaffected
by his reaction.
composing himself, “inside that ballroom that want to provide what you’re
suggesting. What makes you think you have anything to offer? Your family
reputation is tarnished, thanks to that article. What advantage could you give
name and the privilege that brings. They want him at their side at galas,
showing him off like a fucking engagement ring or a puppy with a diamond
wants. Stay holed up in this mansion. Travel the world. Never see me, not once.
I’ll agree to anything he wants, as long as I get what I want.”
of a narrow looks.
us. Eventually he shrugs, acting nonchalant.
anything special to offer. You don’t know him, and he doesn’t
want just anyone.”
know what happened to him after his parents’ death, what made him the way he is
now. Maybe he’s disfigured or crippled or just really really shy. Maybe he’s a
drag queen by night, and he knows at least a quarter of the men and women in
there won’t give to his charities anymore if they discover his true self. I
don’t know why, and I don’t need to know. I don’t care. I want one thing.”
his permission or his acknowledgment.
dim light of the patio.
contract, a prenup, whatever he thinks necessary.”
makes me waver. Almost.
him and still holding a grudge.
“Nilsson will be in touch.”
sign seeing me has had any effect on him at all.
the ultimate delivery system for disillusionment.”
The alcohol burns and carbonation fills my lungs like balloons.
program finally succeed, and I survived a meeting with Kai.
novels. She has a major weakness for sappy cuddle moments as much as hot and
steamy sex scenes, and a penchant for writing snappy and sarcastic dialogue.
She loves romance that isn’t afraid to be awkward and uncouth, and thrives on
flawed characters with big hearts.
cats, Mercy and Eugene Fitzherbert, who should be very thankful she didn’t name
him frying pan. She is a proud functioning introvert and lover of all things
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