Game Over

Game Over

by Adele Parks
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Game Over by Adele Parks

Cas Perry wants nothing to do with love — her dad walking out on her mother was quite enough romantic drama, thank you very much. And why should she bother with relationships when she can manipulate just about any man for sex? The steely-hearted TV producer plays with other people's love lives and orchestrates unscripted fireworks on the edgy reality show Sex with an Ex — a ratings blockbuster that is sending her already-hot career skyrocketing.
Now, the woman who has all the answers meets the man who, for the first time, poses questions other than "buy you a drink?". Stunningly handsome Darren would be a sensation on Sex with an Ex — and Cas needs him to ensure the show's success. So why is she wining and dining the sexiest man she's ever met — and talking about family values, marriage, and fidelity? Darren's principles are changing the rules of attraction. And this may be one game Cas won't mind losing....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743457613
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication date: 03/16/2004
Edition description: Original
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 0.82(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

About the Author

Adele Parks is the author of the London Times bestsellers Playing Away, Larger Than Life, and Game Over. She lives in London with her son.
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Game Over 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
At first I hated Cas, I thought she was selfish and cruel but as you see her character develop you realize she's never had a chance to experience giving into her emotional side. With everything going on in her life she never had a chance to understand what it meant to be in love. It was a great read. I hardly ever make it through a book because it looses my attention, but i absolutly could not put this book down.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Cas Perry knows herself quite well even to the point of understanding her life¿s pivotal moment that shaped her beliefs. When she was seven, her father deserted her and her mother. Since that time, Cas¿ values are simply that relationships are based on dumping before being dumped and that nothing lasts so cynically calculate what you want so that you cannot be damaged. Understanding that men leave, she lives her life to insure that no one ever walks out on her before she can walk out on them. When the beautiful tree surgeon Darren enters her life, Cas knows her philosophy is being challenged yet she cannot help herself as she wants him in something more permanent than her usual evanescent relationships. Will Cas risk her carefully balanced mental state by taking a chance on Darren for if he deserts her she is not sure she could emotionally recover as she never truly rebounded from when her dad left her?

GAME OVER is an interesting chic lit tale because the heroine is not seeking Mr. Right, but instead is a sort of female rake that is successful in business yet has flaws that she is well aware of and does not care to change until she meets Darren. Readers will see her as vulnerable yet cold similar to how delightful Darren perceives her as chilly callous Cas yet desires her. The game show Cas invents, his family, and a cast of weirdoes add humor to a tale that will have sub-genre fans park for a few hours of a zany with serious undertones fun.

Harriet Klausner