Though Eli Grayson is one of the most handsome, charming,
and intelligent men in Grayson Grove, no one will take a
chance on a confirmed bachelor. Unwilling to give up his
dreams, Eli convinces his friend Jewel to pose as his
wife. Their masquerade is to last just one night . . . but
when word gets out, Eli and Jewel must tie the knot to
save his career—and her reputation.
Became a love she never expected . . .
Angry at being forced to turn her life upside down, Jewel
never imagined that a white-hot passion would consume her
once she and Eli became husband and wife. Sharing a bed
has turned their prim friendship into a sensuous love
affair . . . but when a woman from Eli's past returns to
stir up trouble, he and Jewel will learn just how far
they'll go to protect the precious gem of their newfound