Unlikely romance is sometimes just an inconvenient marriage away160;Charlotte Beck may be entering adulthood, but she canrsquo;t seem to keep to her stubborn, independent spirit from bucking social protocol. Fed up with her behavior, Charlottersquo;s father Daniel pressures her to settle into a nice marriage despite knowing she is set on going to college. Then Daniel sees Charlotte with the handsome but annoying English astronomer Alex Hambly, and everything changes. Though Alex and Charlotte can barely stand one another, Daniel offers them a deal they canrsquo;t refuse: if they agree to marry, he will save Alexrsquo;s family from financial ruin and grant Charlotte the freedom to go to college. Reluctantly the couple agrees, but in private they plot to annul the marriage as soon as possible. But when Alexrsquo;s feelings change and he refuses to dissolve their contract, will Charlotte find a way out of her vows? Or will she discover that maybe this marriage isnrsquo;t so inconvenient after all?
A man and woman are forced into an unlikely marriage in this charming romance from Kathleen Y'Barbo. All Charlotte Beck wants is to go to college, but her father refuses to let her go unless she agrees to marry the irritable Alex Hambly. Charlotte and Alex enter into the marriage, but hatch a plan to separate as soon as they can. When their feelings for each other being to change, their relationship takes a complicated, humorous turn.
- Fiction + Literature Themes, Romance, Fiction + Literature Genres
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- Waterbrook Pr
- June 21, 2011
- June 21, 2011
- Kathleen Y'Barbo