The rules are clear--until they're broken. The first book in Lauren Layne's Redemption series gives a classic love story its edgiest twist yet.
"Who knew that pretending you're not falling for someone would be so much more difficult than pretending that you are?"
Stephanie Kendrick gave up her whole summer to ace her NYU film school screenwriting course, so she's pissed to be stuck with a preppy, spoiled frat boy as her writing partner. Then again, with her piercings, black-rimmed eyes, and Goth wardrobe, Stephanie isn't exactly Ethan Price's type, either. He's probably got his eye on some leggy blonde with a trust fund . . . or does he?
As the summer scene kicks off in the Hamptons, Ethan is desperate to make his snobbish mother forget the pedigreed girl who broke his heart. While Stephanie's a stretch as a decoy, the right makeover and a pastel cardigan just might do the trick. She may not love the idea of playing Ethan's brainless Barbie girlfriend, but the free rent and luxurious digs make a tempting offer. So does the promise of a ready-made screenplay idea inspired by their charade.
But when Stephanie steps into Ethan's privileged world, the "acting" begins to feel all too real. The kissing and touching that were intended to fool the Hamptons crowd wind up manipulating them . And Stephanie faces a question she's too afraid to ask: Is Ethan falling for the real her or for the dolled-up princess he wants to see?
BONUS: Includes an excerpt from Lauren Layne's Broken.
Lauren Layne's exquisite Redemption series can be read in any order: ISN'T SHE LOVELY BROKEN CRUSHED
Don't miss any of Lauren Layne's hot reads:
The Love Unexpectedly series: BLURRED LINES | GOOD GIRL | LOVE STORY | WALK OF SHAME | AN EX FOR CHRISTMAS
The Sex, Love & Stiletto series: AFTER THE KISS | LOVE THE ONE YOU'RE WITH | JUST ONE NIGHT | THE TROUBLE WITH LOVE
The Oxford series: IRRESISTIBLY YOURS | I WISH YOU WERE MINE | SOMEONE LIKE YOU | I KNEW YOU WERE TROUBLE
The I Do, I Don't series: READY TO RUN | RUNAWAY GROOM | JUST RUN WITH IT
Praise for Isn't She Lovely
"Fresh and authentic, Lauren Layne's Isn't She Lovely packs intelligence, wit, and an addictive romance into one fantastic read! I loved the bold characters, the slow-building yet steamy romance, and the raw and painful edge of self-discovery. I couldn't put it down!" -- New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack
"A fresh new voice in the New Adult genre . . . I loved this book! Such a fun read from start to finish. You won't want to put it down!" -- New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jen McLaughlin
" Isn't She Lovely is full of complex characters you want to root for--and a hero that will make you swoon." -- New York Times bestselling author Monica Murphy
"These two characters have chemistry, and the readers can feel it." -- The Romance Reviews
"[The] perfect combination of irreverent and serious . . . I adored this book." -- Penny Dreadful Book Reviews