The Marriage Game

    • 4.1 • 126 Ratings
    • $12.99
    • $12.99

Publisher Description

“This novel has all the funny banter and sexy feels you could want in a romantic comedy.”–NPR

A high stakes wager pits an aspiring entrepreneur against a ruthless CEO in this sexy romantic comedy.

After her life falls apart, recruitment consultant Layla Patel returns home to her family in San Francisco. But in the eyes of her father, who runs a Michelin starred restaurant, she can do no wrong. He would do anything to see her smile again. With the best intentions in mind, he offers her the office upstairs to start her new business and creates a profile on an online dating site to find her a man. She doesn’t know he’s arranged a series of blind dates until the first one comes knocking on her door…

As CEO of a corporate downsizing company Sam Mehta is more used to conflict than calm. In search of a quiet new office, he finds the perfect space above a cozy Indian restaurant that smells like home. But when communication goes awry, he's forced to share his space with the owner's beautiful yet infuriating daughter Layla, her crazy family, and a parade of hopeful suitors, all of whom threaten to disrupt his carefully ordered life.

As they face off in close quarters, the sarcasm and sparks fly. But when the battle for the office becomes a battle of the heart, Sam and Layla have to decide if this is love or just a game.

June 9
Penguin Publishing Group

Customer Reviews

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Fabulous fun & sweetly sexy romance!

Fun, sassy, sexy. Desi love! Entertaining arranged marriage premise with the humorous Indian cultural backdrop in San Francisco. Wayward daughter, Layla comes homes to her family’s restaurant after a bad breakup and lands in the middle of her father’s scheme to arrange a husband for his beloved daughter. Layla is a fabulous heroine. Fierce, sassy, beautiful and has a healthy relationship with food. As she gets her life on track she has a run in with her father’s new tenant, the handsome and sexy, Sam. Sparks immediately fly between the two as they fight over office space and Sam insinuates himself into her husband interview process. It’s a laugh a minute with these two and Layla’s big family. But it’s not all fun as Sam grapples with a family tragedy and seeks justice. The story bogs down a little for me towards the end but for the most part this is as thoroughly enjoyable read with a sexy couple in Sam and Layla and a fantastic family and friends atmosphere. A page turner that I read straight through. Loved it! I voluntarily reviewed an ARC.

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