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The Kept Woman

by Susan Donovan

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This was just a lighthearted romance about a womanising politician whom the public disapprove of,who pays a hairstylist desperately struggling alone to support her three children,to pretend to be his fiancee.A bit sexually frank for me ,but not nasty,and well leavened with humour, and charming characters.Not a genre I read usually,but it was a relief after yet another conspiracy/terrorism/ novel with crazed arabs wanting to blow up the world - we get enough of that in the real world!.Just pleasant and relaxing fluff between the serial killers.alien invasions and worthy classics ( )
  dustydigger | Jun 24, 2016 |
I usually love Donovan but this was not her best. In fact, I really dislike the 'let's pretend we're married so I can get elected' storylines. Blah! The hero and the book don't get my vote! (Grade: C) ( )
1 vote reneebooks | Sep 7, 2009 |
This is a book that you will reread many many times! ( )
  Aliwave12 | Jul 31, 2009 |
When hard-working single mother Sam is offered the chance to clear all of her debts and start a little nest egg by posing as a politician's fiancee, she agrees. She doesn't expect to fall in love with the candidate - bad boy Jack Tolliver - but then a lot happens that she doesn't expect. Entertaining, even if the ending is a little too pat. ( )
1 vote Elishibai | Jun 2, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312939507, Mass Market Paperback)

WHEN A GOOD-GIRL DIVORCÉE Playing by the rules has left Samantha Monroe with an AWOL ex-husband, maxed out credit cards, and the task of raising three children on a hairstylist's salary. It's time for a new game plan. When Sam learns that politician Jack Tolliver needs someone to play the part of his fiancée for six months in return for a generous paycheck, she's ready to sign up on the spot.

MEETS A BAD-BOY POLITICIAN
Jack needs Sam and her kids to help tone down his image from womanizing cad to dependable dad. But he was expecting Sam to be a frumpy single mom, not a wickedly smart, sexy redhead. Keeping nosey newshounds from discovering that his engagement is a charade is going to be a tough job, but one mind-blowing kiss from Sam and suddenly Jack is ready to put in all the overtime necessary…

LOVE WINS IN A LANDSLIDE…
Now, with scheming opponents itching to bring Jack down, Sam's ex returning to stir up trouble, one stubborn pre-schooler, two squabbling teenagers, a crazy dog, and some out-of-this-world sex, Jack and Sam are discovering that playing make-believe can be complicated--but not nearly as much as falling in love…




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When Sam Monroe is left with an AWOL ex-husband, maxed out credit cards, and the task of raising three children on a hair- stylist's salary, it's time for a new plan. When Sam learns that politician Jack Tolliver needs someone to play the part of his fiancee in return for a generous pay cheque, she's ready to sign up on the spot.… (more)

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