The Kept Woman
WHEN A GOOD-GIRL DIVORCÉE Playing by the rules has left Samantha Monroe with an AWOL ex-husband, maxed out credit cards, and the task of raising three children on a hairstylist's salary. It's time for a new game plan. When Sam learns that politician Jack Tolliver needs someone to play the part of... show more
WHEN A GOOD-GIRL DIVORCÉE Playing by the rules has left Samantha Monroe with an AWOL ex-husband, maxed out credit cards, and the task of raising three children on a hairstylist's salary. It's time for a new game plan. When Sam learns that politician Jack Tolliver needs someone to play the part of his fiancée for six months in return for a generous paycheck, she's ready to sign up on the spot.MEETS A BAD-BOY POLITICIANJack needs Sam and her kids to help tone down his image from womanizing cad to dependable dad. But he was expecting Sam to be a frumpy single mom, not a wickedly smart, sexy redhead. Keeping nosey newshounds from discovering that his engagement is a charade is going to be a tough job, but one mind-blowing kiss from Sam and suddenly Jack is ready to put in all the overtime necessary…LOVE WINS IN A LANDSLIDE…Now, with scheming opponents itching to bring Jack down, Sam's ex returning to stir up trouble, one stubborn pre-schooler, two squabbling teenagers, a crazy dog, and some out-of-this-world sex, Jack and Sam are discovering that playing make-believe can be complicated--but not nearly as much as falling in love…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 27th 2006
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
This is what I consider one of my "comfort reads", a book I read just because I love it so much and one that I pull out anytime nothing else would seem to do.The story is excellent with just a touch of "pop-corn" read to it. The characters are well developed and they grow even in the short time thi...
This one was clearly not for me. Maybe I am not in the mood for chic lits after all or this book really did suck for me. *sighs* I really was hoping I would like this but everything moved so quickly, I didn't see any development or anything else happening with the characters.
This was a typical chick lit novel which is not my favorite genre by any stretch of the imagination. Divorced mother of three, Samantha Monroe is offered a sweet deal by Senatorial candidate Jack Tolliver...pretend to be his fiance until the election and get a boatload of cash and other ammentities...
Funny, steamy, good paced book about struggling divorced beautician Samantha with 3 kids (youngest potty training) who poses as fiancee for playboy senatorial candidate Jack, once an NFL quarterback for Colts. I was pretty absorbed until near the end when a couple stupid moves pulled me out of the s...
The Kept Woman is a quick and easy read about a divorcee who's trying to keep her head above water. Her husband left while she was pregnant with their third child. He's behind on child support payments and is nowhere to be found. One night while hanging with her gal pals at a bar, Sam drunkenly make...