Synopses & Reviews
Local cop and bachelor extraordinaire Rick Chandler has managed to fend off the marriage advances of his town's entire female population. But since his "ill" mother's final wish is for grandchildren, his single days seem numbered. The problem is, a past mistake has taught him never to put his heart on the linc until he pulls over Kendall Sutton, a real-life runaway bride caught speeding in her wedding dress. Kendall is ideal to pose as Rick's "pretend" lover and ward off his legion of admirers. In return, Rick promises to help Kendall with her troubled 12-year-old sister. But when their passionate charade suddenly flames into the real deal, they're both caught off guard -- and wondering if just maybe they have a shot at happily ever after, together.
Bachelor cop Rick Chandler's single days seem numbered when his "ill" mother's final wish is for grandchildren. When he pulls over runaway bride Kendall Sutton, Rick thinks she's ideal to pose as his "lover." But when their passionate charade suddenly flames into the real deal, they're both caught off guard. Original.
The second book in a series of three lighthearted romances that started with the bestselling novel The Bachelor, The Playboy offers the tale of a local cop, a real-life runaway bride, and those three little words: "happily ever after."
There isn't a woman in town who's immune to the legendary Chandler charm. Yet so far single cop Rick Chandler has managed to fend off the marriage-minded advances of Yorkshire Falls' entire female population. A past mistake has taught him never to put his heart on the line ... until he answers the SOS of a real-life runaway bride. In spite of her pearly gown and tiara, Kendall Sutton vows to never wed- which makes her the ideal pretend lover who can ward off Rick's legion of admirers. When their passionate charade flames into the real thing, Rick is suddenly thinking about two words that spell forever after. But will Kendall ever say "I do?" Can a woman who's had it with weddings tie the knot with the town's most popular playboy?
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips is an attorney who has tossed away legal briefs in favor of writing hot, sizzling romances. Her first contemporary romance, The Bachelor, captured a spot as a "Reading with Ripa" book club pick on LIVE with Regis and Kelly. Carly currently lives in Purchase, New York, with her husband, two young daughters, and a frisky soft-coated Wheaten terrier who acts like their third child. When she's not spending time with her family, Carly is busy writing and promoting (and playing online!).