Lila Stevenson, former Broadway singer and actress, has devised a plot to make her ex-boyfriend jealous. A fake relationship arrangement with her coworker starts out as the perfect opportunity for revenge. But his chiseled good-looks are hard to resist and every pretend date stirs her heart with an undeniable warmth. What is a girl to do when love is the last thing she expected to get out of a silly plan? Cut out the act and decide if she wants to play for keeps.
Kent O'Connor, handyman and stagehand, has agreed to help his crush get back at her ex in order to be close to her. But the leading lady's sultry appeal and vivacious mannerisms put him in a spin. Realizing faking it won't cut it, he tries getting her to see it's him she wants. Determined to win her heart, his tender patience begins to unravel her from the past standing in the way of their future. Convincing her what they share is genuine might just be the hardest task he's ever faced.
Brought together by a friendly arrangement, this pair will discover a love more real than any they could ever fake.
*Book #2 in the A 1940's Romance series featuring characters from The Widow's Second Chance. This story contains steamy scenes of physical intimacy.*