All's fair in love and business.
Billionaire Jackson Croft refuses to let anything interfere with his merger and marriage plans. His merger. His brother's marriage. When Emory Barrington returns to Castle Ridge and catches his younger brother's attention, Jackson needs to take drastic steps to stop the flirtation. Even if it means using himself as bait.
As a child Emory was infatuated with the younger Croft brother, so when he invites her to a party she can't resist. Until Jackson interrupts their dance, tries to bribe her, and then steals a kiss. A kiss that vibrates to her soul.
To make up for the attempted bribe, Jackson offers her a job decorating his Denver penthouse. She's just starting her interior design firm and can't turn the business away even if it means working closely with the billionaire. The project turnaround is fast and the attraction between Emory and Jackson grows faster. She believes she sees the real man beneath the façade, but when she learns of his double-dealing her heart can't take the betrayal.
In this take on the Sabrina story, can deception lead to love?
About the Author
Having so many jobs as a teen and adult became great research material for the stories she writes. She has been everything from a bike police officer to a mascot escort to an advertising executive. She has lived on three continents and in four states and has studied art, fashion design, and marine biology.
Allie is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators and Romance Writers of America. She loves to ski, golf, and run. Currently, she lives in Colorado with her husband and two children.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A great romance full of love, drama and spice. I fell in love with the characters, they had so much chemistry between them. An exceptional fast-paced romance with some twists and turns that keep the reader engaged. This is the first book I've read from this author and it won't be my last. I now want to go back and read the others in this series.
Emory Barrington, an interior designer has returned home to start her own business. She grew up in the Croft household. Her mom is their live-in housekeeper. She's always had a infatuation with Ryder Croft. Jackson Croft has focused his life on bringing his family's business back to the profitable side after his dad's death. Jackson needs Ryder to become engage to Shey in order for a merger to happen. Jackson decides to keep Emory busy and occupied with him to keep her away from Ryder. The more time they spend together the more Emory realizes that she's developing feelings for the right brother. Jackson shows there is a lot more to him than he even realizes but doesn't feel relationships are for him. Through Emory Jackson starts to enjoy life outside of work. He's starting to re-look at his life but is it too late for them when Emory finds out his reason for spending so much time with her.