Book: Brookside Daisy (The Perennials Book 3) by M. Kate Quinn
categories: Book, Romantic Comedy, New Jersey, Small Town, Parent, Love, Morristown, Contemporary Romance
M. Kate Quinn about this book: As a waitress at the Brookside Café, Daisy Cameron, is in dire need for more money if she's going to afford to send her only son, artistically talented Adam, to the prestigious art school he yearns to attend. When a handsome gazillionare shows up at the café, life throws her a curve. J. Randolph Press, has a dire need of his own. He has to prove to his dying uncle that he's not the fly-by-night, spend thrift, bad boy he thinks he is. Uncle William has vowed to cut Rand from the will and leave him virtually penniless unless he can show that he's changed his ways. What he needs, he decides, is a nice, presentable, believable fiancé. So, for the cost of Adam's college tuition plus books and expenses, Daisy agrees to pretend to be Rand's fiancé with the hope of convincing the dying benefactor that Rand deserves to inherit the family fortune. Daisy is uncomfortable with living a lie especially when one of the stipulations is that she cannot tell her son or her best friend the truth about their arrangement. The pretense wears on her, but the end result keep her in the game. But, sometimes a charade can backfire when the lines of what is real and what is pretend begin to blur.
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