Under Her Skin
Lexi Titan can just see the headlines. All of Titanville will be buzzing. Not that she has any other choice. Faced with exactly thirty days to come up with two million dollars, she is out of options. Marry Cruz Rodriguez or lose everything—the successful day spa she built herself, her tyrant of a... show more
Lexi Titan can just see the headlines. All of Titanville will be buzzing. Not that she has any other choice. Faced with exactly thirty days to come up with two million dollars, she is out of options. Marry Cruz Rodriguez or lose everything—the successful day spa she built herself, her tyrant of a father's respect. And the long-standing competition with her sisters for the family business.Cruz has money, success, smoldering good looks—everything but the blue blood needed to become a true member of Texas society. If Lexi agrees to be his fiancée for six months, lending him her famous father's influence and connections, he'll hand her a check on the spot. And in six months they'll go their separate ways.But neither one is prepared for their long-ago shared passion to throw a wrench into what would seem to be the perfect deal….
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 1st 2009
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Category Romance
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Lone Star Sisters (#1)
I remembering wondering, when this series came out, why it wasn’t getting the media buzz of Mallory’s previous “Sweet” series. (And later, the “Fools Gold” series.) Perhaps it’s because it doesn’t have a cute hook, like a family bakery or an all-female small town: in fact, the premise is rather off...
3.5*s - This was my first Susan Mallery and I really enjoyed her writing. I liked Lexi and her sisters (including best friend Dana) and loved all their interactions. I even liked Cruz, he had some flaws certainly as a father, but I thought that made him a touch more realistic. As realistic as a h...
Not a bad story. I liked the sisters. I'm not sure I liked Lexi. She really had a lot of TSTL moments. I'm not sure why she even fell for Cruz since he was a jerk to her through most of the book. Their HEA was sweet though. I'll pick up the next one since I'd like to see what happens to the hal...
Even though it's hard to feel bad for the daughter(s) of a rich guy, I still felt for Lexi. I applauded her drive to prove herself, even if it was originally to just "win" her father's praise. I thought Cruz's drive to "get into society" was kinda dumb, but after how he grew up and how successful he...
Just too silly for me to engage with the characters at all. The absurd plot is played out by cliched characters spouting unnatural-sounding dialog.Maybe I'll finish it some day when I'm in the mood for a Silhouette Desire-style read.