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by Lucy Monroe
September 2004 (tradesize) ISBN 0-7582-0860-X
June 2005 (mass market) ISBN 0-7582-0861-8
January 2015 (eBook re-issue) ASIN B00RAX5E8S
Like a classic Spencer Tracy-Katharine Hepburn/Doris Day-Rock Hudson movie-but with plenty of steamy heat-Lucy Monroe's debut novel introduces a pair of delightfully sparring opposites whose undeniable attraction is about to take them beyond the edge of reason...and right into the throes of delicious passion...
SHUT UP AND KISS ME
The most important thing in Amanda's life is negotiating a successful merger between her company and Brant Computers, a family-held competitor. It should be a done deal: Company president Eric Brant is on board with the idea. But when Amanda arrives in Eric's office, it is his cousin Simon Brant who greets her-and Simon is anything but agreeable. He's not about to give up control of the family company or lay off loyal workers. Squaring off against the sexy, brilliant, sexy, obstinate, sexy, eccentric, not to mention sexy Simon is completely frustrating-and a total turn-on. And when he walks out on her presentation, sidetracked by another one of his brilliant ideas, Amanda is shocked...and intrigued...no, furious!...and...and...and so attracted she can barely enter data into her tablet...
Simon has never met a woman as passionate and driven as Amanda, or as devastatingly attractive. He can't decide if he wants to put her on the next plane home-in the cargo hold-or kidnap her and spend a long weekend showing her exactly the kind of negotiating he likes best. Come to think of it, if the lady wants war, maybe they should engage in full-on battle...in the bedroom...and see who will be the victor. But when intimacy leads to an explosive passion, it might be time to think of a different, more permanent kind of merger...one that's less about business and all about pleasure...
Lucy Monroe knows her romance and The Real Deal is it. - Nicole Hulst, Cataromance Reviews
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Reviewer's Choice Award 2004 Contemporary Romance - The Road to Romance
Reviewer's Choice Award 2004 Contemporary Romance - CataRomance
One of Lori Foster's Top 10 Favorite Books of '04
Awarded DIK status on All About Romance by Laurie Gold
Nominated for the Golden Rose Award
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Cover Artist: Chantilly White
Cover Model: Jason Aaron Bacca
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