Synopsis: After a bad breakup with an emotionally abusive ex Georgina reinvents herself as George, PR girl-boss. However, when she is assigned to rebrand a men’s lifestyle magazine her wounded self-confidence has to stand up to Sebastian… also known as the Bad Boy of Publishing. Sebastian spent ten years working his way to the top, from intern to creative director, and he was not about to let a bad rep nor a know-it-all female mess with his magazine. With careers on the line and hearts at stake, what is the bigger prize: the job or a chance at love?
Synopsis: The last thing publicist Remi expected was to be assigned to her college sweetheart, but the reclusive musician needed to revamp his image to move from a songwriter who performs at country pubs to a rockstar drawing crowds to concert. Twelve years ago he ended their relationship due to her workaholic ways, but now her talent was going to save his career… but can they keep from falling in love again?
Author: Brenda St John Brown is a New Yorker turned Brit who writes contemporary romance novels, and loves to have the occasional American character transplanted to England (much like herself).
One of the wonderful things about being friends with an author is that author introducing you to her author friends and their books. Through her I have discovered so many great writers and, sometimes, I even get lucky enough to be sent an ARC! (If only because she tells me of when a request form is available online for a book I really should read). This is the case for the latest Advance Reader Copy I had the pleasure of receiving:
“Maid in England”
by Brenda St John Brown
This novel hits the shelves this week, so be sure to come back here all this week for teaser quotes and my review!
Synopsis: Hope’s mother is well known in the theatre world but, in order to make a name for herself, Hope secretly applies for a career-launching internship… and gets it. Trying to balance school work and the internship is not easy, particularly when she’s been assigned to assist the actor playing the lead role. With the help of her two friends and a new love interest, the show must go on!
Synopsis: Riley Hope, a senior at NYU, appears to be on top of the world: a loving mother, ride-or-die friends, and a long-time boyfriend destined for the National Hockey League… She puts on a smile for the world but, behind it, Riley’s drowning with fears for the future. Then Ben Fagan comes crashing into her life. British and alone in the Big Apple, the struggling actor is looking for an escape—minimum commitment, maximum fun—anything to avoid returning across the pond. As they form an unlikely bond, Riley keeps her reality from Ben, but how long can she hold back the truth…and is Ben keeping his own secrets, too?
Synopsis: Jesse Kingston is a tall, dark, and gorgeous temptation I find hard to resist. I was twelve when I started crushing on him, and seventeen when I met him by chance. Now here I am, twenty-three, and I’m one of the two actresses in the video for his band’s latest single. It ends up not being as simple as doing a job and going home… There is no avoiding him and, after spending so much time with him, I’m not sure I want to. When he proposes a weekend together I throw caution to the wind and I say yes. The only question is: Will one weekend be enough? Will our time together end up changing this bad boy or will it end up changing me?