By Laura Wright
The location: Hard-driving company powerhouse—and very proven bachelor—C. ok. Tanner wishes a "pretend" spouse to assist him persuade an old style enterprise affiliate that he is a customary, trustworthy family members man.…The unwilling candidate: Abby McGrady, a stunning, autonomous younger lady who works within the mail room and detests virtually every thing approximately her conceited, insufferable—but drop-dead-gorgeous—employer.…The hardship: the 2 of them are all mistaken for every other—but they can not preserve their palms off one another, both. And the sparks flying are sufficient to make anyone are looking to flip a "temporary" partnership into the deal of a lifetime.…
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She asked, once she was free from his grasp and a few feet away. He grinned. "Well it looks as though I'm saving your neck – and your class. " She glared at him. " He shrugged. "Does it really matter? " Abby couldn't refute that inescapable logic. "I guess I don't need to ask why you're doing this. But right now my students are wondering why. " He raised a lazy brow. " She looked directly at him, choosing her words carefully. "Look, Mr. Tanner, I don't understand this. Why me? " "I need a stranger," he said simply.
His eyes twinkled. "A little tight. " Somewhere a bell chimed. A soft, tinkling sound that only just nudged her from her dreamlike state. Then it chimed again. Abby dropped her gaze. "Someone's here, I think? " He smiled knowingly. "Dinner's ready, Mrs. " Her stomach flipped over at the intimate words and the husky sound of his voice. Soft, low, caressing. She was falling hard and fast for this whole charade. She needed to remember that Cinderella turned back into a poor servant girl at midnight – or in this case at the end of the weekend – and that the looks Prince Charming tossed her way were only part of his practiced act.
I wish I could have an apple tree. " Dammit. Her perfume, that clean, soft scent that clung to her skin, was slowly turning his mind to mush. And that creamy white neck of hers seemed to be calling, begging for a kiss— Snap out of it, Tanner! he told himself. Abby McGrady's marriage material and your employee. A very dangerous, very undesirable combo. His housekeeper set their desserts in front of them with a smile, then quickly departed. Crème brûlée. Tanner glanced up to see Abby's reaction to the elegant dessert, but her gaze was downcast.