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The Love Plot

By: Samantha Young
Narrated by: Savannah Peachwood
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Publisher's summary

There’s a magnetic attraction when a happy-go-lucky gig worker agrees to a fake relationship with a rich, uptight New Yorker in this steamy romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Samantha Young.

Star Shine Meadows is all about freedom, thanks to the hippie parents who raised her. Juggling her jobs as a professional costume character actor and a line sitter, she believes in no expectations, no stressful ambitions, and no-strings-attached relationships. So when she meets a birthday girl’s grumpy uncle while working a princess party, she can’t help but needle him. She’ll never see him again, and honestly, he's pretty hot.

Rafe Whitman may be a veterinarian with a great bedside manner, but that doesn’t mean his patience extends to anyone with opposable thumbs. His family will not stop nagging him about finding “the one,” so when he runs into obnoxiously cheery Star again, he makes her an offer: He’ll pay her more than she would make doing her odd jobs if she’ll pretend to be his girlfriend at family gatherings. She can stop sitting in line waiting for someone else’s new phone, and he’ll get his family off his back.

When the tension between them heats to a breaking point, Star’s desire for "no strings" is tested against Rafe’s staunch stability. They say opposites attract, after all....

©2023 Samantha Young (P)2023 Penguin Audio
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Romance

Critic reviews

“Full of charm, humor and swoon, The Love Plot is the grumpy/sunshine book that I didn’t know I needed! Young’s writing shines in this trope-heavy rom-com, and I never wanted it to end!”—Lynn Painter, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Wager

"Young’s take on the fake dating trope is sexy and charmingly unpretentious. This is sure to leave readers smiling.”Publishers Weekly

"A steamy, tension-filled read.”—Library Journal