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Anyone But You
Nina's got a new apartment, a new job, and a new dog. Okay, the dog wasn't quite what she wanted and he's not young, but he's new to her. Then Fred brings home the hot young doctor that lives upstairs and Nina's not exactly sure what to do with him--Alex, that is, not the dog. But she decides she might as well make the best of it and enjoy what time she has with Alex....
Bet Me
A slightly chubby female actuary stumbles onto a very attractive man she believes is doing her wrong. A bet made to sleep with her within a month. She decides to torture him for the month in order to get a date to her sister's wedding but just might have fallen in love with him in the process. ...
Charlie All Night
Allie, a radio producer, has been ousted by her former assistant due to the fact that she and the morning show's personality have split up. When she is knocked down to doing the graveyard show, Allie's pissed off--and decides she's going to make it the best show in town just to get back at her former boss. But Charlie, the new guy for that slot, is perfectly content to remain in the background. Charlie's really there to look into a situation for a fri...
Cinderella Deal
Linc Blaise needs a fiancee if he is going to get a job at Prescott College. He hires Daisy Flattery, who offers "Stories Told, Ideas Iluminated, Unreal but not Untrue", to be his fiancee for a weekend for a thousand bucks. But to keep his job, Linc has to offer Daisy a "Cinderella Deal"....

Crusie booklist

Crazy for You
Quinn McKenzie has always lived what she calls a "beige" life. She's dating the world's nicest guy, she has a good job as a high school art teacher, she's surrounded by family and friends who rely on her, and she's bored to the point of insanity. But when Quinn decides to change her life by adopting a stray dog over everyone's objections, everything begins to spiral out of control. Suddenly, Quinn begins to view Nick, her ex-brother-in-law, different...
Faking It
“Faking it” is what happens when a charming con-man, Davy “sex-on-legs” Dempsey, meets his match in Tilda Goodnight -- a reformed forger of famous art works. Add to this cast the other Goodnights -- Tilda's cross-dressing brother-in-law, Andrew; split-personality sister, Eve/Louise; her mother, Gwen, a crossword puzzle addict, and precocious niece, Nadine -- in a plot which involves art fraud, embezzlement, murder, arson and romance, and you'll understan...
Fast Women (Romance)
Nell's life is in a long drawn out inner crisis as a result of the breakup of what she considered a stable marriage. She is at an all time low, both physically and emotionally. She needs a kick start. She gets that with a job, a neurotic dog and a great one night stand with an understanding, hot lover. Her boss Gabe needs a kick start too. When they get together it's magic....
Fast Women (Romance)
St. Martin's, May 2001, 24.95, 352 pp. ISBN: 0312252617 After twenty years of marriage, Nell Dysart's husband tells her that he no longer loves her and plans to file for a divorce. Nell barely ate or slept for the next eighteen months and rarely left her home. Finally, she is persuaded to apply for a temporary job as an office manager in a detective agency. During the interview, she breaks the shades, tears a hole in the carpet, and spill...
Fast Women (Romance)
Nell has finally gotten past her divorce and decides to take a job provided for her by her former in-laws at McKenna Investigations. She takes a leap back into the wild life, starts going out, sleeps around a bit, and plays bait for Riley and Gabe while they try to trap would-be adulterers. However, the plot thickens: strange things begin happening to Nell, her best friend's husband begins cheating, Nell begins an affair with her boss, and questions a...
Getting Rid of Bradley
Lucy Savage was not having a good day. Her husband, whom she was trying to divorce for cheating on her, didn't even do her the courtesy of showing up at the courthouse where their marriage was dissolved. Her brassy blonde hair, which she had just had done, looked terrible and her sister was nagging at her to take more risks again. More risks?! Didn't she realize that every time she took a risk it ended in disaster? Still, the day wasn't a total wash, the...

Jennifer Crusie list of books

Man Hunting
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Sizzle
Emily is an advertising executive who is marketing the perfume Sizzle. Richard is the number cruncher who has to keep Emily within her budget.When Emily and Richard get together they are so hot they sizzle. The problem is, Richard has selective hearing. When Emily decides to fight for her love by curing his deafness things really reach boiling point. This was the first book I read of Jennifer Crusie .Not only was the sex hot but the characterization comp...
Strange Bedpersons
Tess and Nick used to be an item, until she broke up with him, basically for being too uptight. But, she keeps thinking about him, even when consoling her best friend on her recent heartaches, as well as her own employment concerns. Tess grew up in a commune and has always followed the thinking of one wise man who gave her, her “Cinderella Story” which she has tried to base her entire life on. Nick is working in a law firm of his best friend's fat...
Tell Me Lies
Maddie Faraday finds out that her husband is cheating on her and she decides to get even by sleeping with C.L. Sturgis, a man from her past, who is also investigating her husband for embezzlement....
The Cinderella Deal
It started out as a weekend of playing his fiance. Suddenly, storyteller and would-be artist Daisy Flattery finds herself married to the man! And not only is Linc Blaise her exact opposite, he doesn't approve of a single thing about her. But she promised, and soon it becomes so important to be what Linc wants. Linc discovers, almost too late, that he wants her the way she was....
Welcome to Temptation
The Dempsey sisters, Sophie and Amy, come to Temptation, Ohio, to film an art film on the aging film star, Clea Whipple. Temptation is a small town where, as the welcome sign says, the citizens "believe in family values." As they arrive into town, the Dempseys have an auto accident with a member of the town council. The mayor, Phin Tucker, and the police chief, Wes Mazur, come to investigate the crash and quickly Sophie and Phin fall for each other. ...


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