Fake It Till You Make It! 7 Fake Relationship Romance Novels
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Fake Relationship Romance Novels
1. Grumpy Fake Boyfriend by Jackie Lau
Will prides himself on being a simple guy. He loves working on his science fiction novel, reading books, and watching movies. By himself. He has one friend and that's his enough for him. But when is friend asks for a favor, well, it's hard to say no even when the favor is ridiculous. His friend's younger sister needs him to pose as her fake boyfriend at a couples' getaway because her ex will be there. It doesn't hurt that Naomi Kwan is gorgeous and sweet. Before too long, their fake romance begins feeling a little too real.
2. Just For Show by Jae
Things haven't been going well for Claire Renshaw. Her fiancée ends their engagement and her book deal for self-help book is in trouble because no one will want relationship advice from someone who can't make a relationship work. Claire decides the best course of action is to hire a fiancée. That's where actress Lana Henderson comes in. The two women immediately clash - they just need to wait it out until the book contract gets signed. Things get complicated when feelings starting involved.
3. Dirty Like Me by Jaine Diamond
Barista Katie Bloom somehow wins a role in Jesse Mayes hot new music video. Their fake sex in front of a camera helps her get over her broken heart because their chemistry is off the charts. Jesse then makes Katie the offer of a lifetime: pretend to be his girlfriend for six weeks while his new album is being promoted. Katie doesn't intend to trust Jesse with her heart. Her body is a different story.
4. His Convenient Husband by Robin Covington
Isaiah Blackwell's husband passed away three years ago. Since then, he's divided his time raising their son and playing football in the NFL, trying to live as quiet of a life as possible. A friend introduces him to Victor Aleksandrov, a principal ballet dancer from Russia. Victor has applied for political asylum after being an outspoken gay rights activist back home. He knows if asylum falls through, the consequences will be severe. The two men become friends after a one-night stand, and after asylum falls through, Isaiah has an idea: they get married so Victor can stay in the country.
5. One True Pairing by Cathy Yardley
Jake Reese is the lead actor of Mystics, a wildly popular TV show. Due to his overeager fans, he decides that getting a fake girlfriend is his best option for keeping them at bay. He meets Hailey Frost, a bookworm barista who isn't even that into his show or impressed Jake's fame. It doesn't take long for their fauxmance to turn into something much more.
6. Pretending He's Mine by Mia Sosa
Julian Hart is a Hollywood agent and represents his best friend, Carter Williamson. He knows Carter's sister Ashley is off limits, but that doesn't stop him from daydreaming. And it definitely doesn't stop him from kicking her out when she shows up at his place needing a place to stay. Ashley has had a crush on Julian forever and is determined to finally do something about it. Just as things finally seem to be going somewhere, Carter's wedding interrupts things. Not wanting to be the family disappointment yet again, she begs Julian to pretend to be her boyfriend at the wedding. Will this bring them closer or drive them apart?
7. When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare
Shy Madeline Gracechurch was getting ready to go to her first London season, so rather than chance being a failure, she invented a beau. She wrote letter after letter to the pretend Captain MacKenzie, unsure of where exactly they got mailed, and even mourned his "death" when he died in battle. Years later, however, a man Captain Logan MacKenzie turns up with her letters in hand, leaving Madeline at a loss of what to do.
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