By Gena Showalter
Unleashing your internal tigress isn't really effortless if you find yourself a doormat by way of nature! nonetheless, after escaping a wretched marriage to a dishonest SOB, Dallas social gathering planner Naomi Delacroix is not approximately to permit one other guy sweet-talk her into sheathing her protecting claws. now not even hunky millionaire Royce Powell, who is employed her to rearrange his mother's shock celebration. whether he does make her purr like a kitten with one heated look . . . Royce claims he is been in love along with her ever given that she threw a celebration for certainly one of his acquaintances a 12 months in the past. but when that is real, why is that this exceedingly eligible CEO at the moment taking purposes for a spouse? regardless of herself, Naomi is tempted to fill one out. yet can her internal tigress think a guy may perhaps swap his stripes?
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Just fling myself at the next person I saw and dine on the carnage. I had to find a happy medium. Approaching a potential employer looking like a feral—but sensitive—beast wasn't good business. Taking a deep breath, I closed my eyes and mentally chanted, I'm in a meadow of happiness. I'm in a meadow of happiness. Why hadn't I kicked off my shoes and chased that purse-stealing bastard down? I'm in a meadow of happiness. Why hadn't I reported Mr. Glasston's disgusting proposition? I'm in a freaking meadow of happiness!
A woman wearing a stiff black tailored suit manned the reception desk. Her black hair was slicked back from her face, not a single strand free. The bun was so tight, in fact, her eyes slanted upward. Her pale, pale skin (even paler than mine and I'm practically albino) gave her an eerie, almost vampiric appearance. " I asked, just to be sure. " The severe, frowning woman glanced up through the black fringe of her lashes. " "Naomi Delacroix. " She gave me a once-over and obviously found me lacking.
That isn't an application for employment, chickie. It's for the position of Mrs. " I took a moment to breathe, positive I had misheard. " "Oh, please. Don't pretend you're not here to marry him. The Tattler broke the story a few days ago. " "He's taking applications for a wife? " What kind of man expected women to fill out a questionnaire to be his life partner? It was so unbelievably egotistical. Contemptuous. Disgusting. And yet, it fit so perfectly with my day. Like I ever wanted to get married again.