Setting: Columbus, Ohio Sensuality: 7 Mural artist Tilda Goodnight is struggling to pay off the mortgage on the familybusiness and keep the Goodnight secrets safely hidden. Juggling her life getseven more complicated when she hides in Clea Lewis`s closet and collides withsexy Davy Dempsey. Tilda... show more
Setting: Columbus, Ohio Sensuality: 7 Mural artist Tilda Goodnight is struggling to pay off the mortgage on the familybusiness and keep the Goodnight secrets safely hidden. Juggling her life getseven more complicated when she hides in Clea Lewis`s closet and collides withsexy Davy Dempsey. Tilda is in Clea`s bedroom to steal back a forged painting;Davy`s there to steal Clea`s account codes and retrieve the $3 millionthe larcenous blonde stole from him. Somehow, Tilda finds herself exchanging amind-blowing kiss with her fellow burglar, and when Davy follows her home andrents a room from her mother, she`s forced to deal with the charming con man.Everyone in Tilda`s world is pretending to be someone else, including herdaydreaming mother, her split-personality sister, and her cross-dressingex-brother-in-law. All of them, including Tilda and Davy, are Faking It.What will happen when all the secrets are out and everyone knows the truth abouteveryone else? Will Davy recover his 3 million? Will Tilda recover all theforged paintings and find her true artistic calling? Will Tilda`s mother run offto Aruba with a hit man named Ford? And exactly what is the difference between aman labeled a "doughnut" and one who deserves the title "muffin"?Faking It is a hilarious, warm novel with a cast of quirky and wonderfulcharacters that endear while they charm. Readers who met the Dempsey siblings inCrusie`s Welcome ToTemptation will be delighted to revisit the family and discover whathappens to Davy Dempsey when he meets his romantic nemesis, Tilda Goodnight.--Lois Faye Dyer
Publish date: July 11th 2004
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Dempseys (#2)
This is one of those books that I own and re-read periodically, whenever I need an infusion of laughter and good writing. I love the author. I’ve read everything she has written and enjoyed it. I also subscribe to her blog. She is a master of light-hearted romantic comedy, and this book is one of th...
This is one of my favorite Crusie books and apparently I’ve never actually reviewed it here! But let me put it this way: if you love “How to Steal a Million” (which you should, because Audrey Hepburn! And Peter O’Toole! And hijinks and romance in a cupboard!), you’ll probably like this book. Even kn...
I've read this probably four or five times. It's one of my go-to books when I need to get out of a serious reading slump. It has so much going on--(fair warning, possibly too much going on)--that it takes multiple readings just to catch everything. Jenny Crusie is a genius, and oh, how I wish I were...
Title: Faking ItSeries: Dempsey's bk 2Author: Jennifer CrusieGenre: ContemporaryMeet the Goodnights, a respectable family who run a respectable art gallery—and have for generations. There’s Gwen, the matriarch, who likes to escape reality; Eve, the oldest daughter, who has a slight identity problem ...
many years ago when Tilda was much younger she painted some pictures in the style of the daughter of a famous artist and those pictures were sold by her father. When one of the last ones is sold by mistake she feels that she has to go hunting for it. WHen she's looking for it Davy Dempsey finds he...