A Black Tie Affair (Mass Market)

By Sherrill Bodine

Forever, 9780446618595, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

List Price: 6.99*
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Fans of New York Times bestselling authors Carly Phillips, Jennifer Probst and Julie James will fall in love with Sherrill Bodine!


Fashion curator Athena Smith will do anything to get her perfectly manicured hands on the Clayworth family's celebrated couture collection for her exhibit. So when she's called in to make sure the gowns are the real deal, she's ecstatic...until a dress she's examining turns out to be loaded with toxins (talk about killer threads!) and Athena faints, only to wake up face-to-face with the One That Got Away, notorious Chicago bachelor Drew Clayworth.

Drew still believes Athena betrayed him all those years ago, and he's sure he can't trust her. But when the priceless gowns go missing, she offers to help track them down. Reluctantly allied in the quest, Drew and Athena are soon stunned by the barely restrained passion still sizzling between them...and memories both bitter and sweet. Is their new partnership just a business arrangement? Or is this something more than...


About the Author

Sherrill Bodine has been writing stories since junior high, when she won a pair of silver skates in a state-wide essay contest. While moving twenty-two times back and forth across America and rearing her four children, she published fifteen award-winning novels under two pseudoynyms (Lynn Leslie/Leslie Lynn). Now she's decided to be herself and write about the people, parties, and high-life in the city she knows best: Chicago. When she's not in the Windy City with her husband, family, and Newfoundland and pug dogs, she's fulfilling her passion to travel to exotic locales around the world. You can visit Sherrill online at www.sherrillbodine.com.

Praise For A Black Tie Affair


"Talk of the Town is like a box of the heroine's decadent chocolates--impossible to resist."
--New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods

"I love this book! Fizzy, frothy fun expertly blended with sexy romance, powerful friendships, much warmth, and lots of laughter. Don't miss this witty and wonderful page turner."
--New York Times bestselling author Barbara Bretton

"A recipe for a rousing good time, in Talk of the Town, Sherrill Bodine serves up a modern fairy tale that's dishy, delicious, and utterly delightful."
--New York Times bestselling author Connie Brockway

"A funny, energetic and charming story that's sure to entertain many readers...The depth and reality of Bodine's characters make the story come alive, and readers will finish the novel with a happy feeling inside."
--Romantic Times BOOKreviews Magazine