The Lone Star Cinderella

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The Lone Star Cinderella

By Maureen Child

Harlequin, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780373732715, 184pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

A fake engagement at the Texas Cattleman's Club? It must be a fairy tale from "USA TODAY" bestselling author Maureen Child
Dave Firestone has no intention of getting married, but he'll pretend anything if it means sealing a tough business deal for his ranch. Needing a spur-of-the-moment fake fiancee, he turns to housekeeper Mia Hughes. With her bossand Dave's business rivalmissing and her paycheck on hold, she accepts Dave's fantasy proposal. But when their pretend romance takes an unexpected turn into passionate nights, Dave isn't ready to let Mia go. Can the smooth-talking businessman negotiate a more permanent arrangement?

About the Author
Maureen Child writes love stories with humor and warmth and says it's because "Love and laughter go hand in hand. At least in my world they do." Her many books include "Finding You, Knowing You, "and "Loving You. "

Her award-winning novels have been called "simply wonderful," "captivating," and "beautiful love stories that will live in the heart forever." A three-time Romance Writers of America Rita-finalist, Maureen Child lives in Southern California with her family.