A marriage of convenience has never been like this.
before her eighteenth birthday, the doctors tell Emily she has three
months to live. Not much time to complete the bucket list she's had
since she was twelve. The first item is the hardest--"Get married"--so
she turns to the only man she knows who can help.
Paul, a barely
reformed bad boy, has inherited a fortune from his mother, but his life
is defined by his conflicted relationship with his father--a
white-collar, organized-crime boss who, thanks to Paul, is being brought
up on federal charges. Without Emily's testimony, his father might
walk, so Paul agrees to her unconventional proposal. He'll be her
husband for her last three months.
They agree that she'll testify
against his father and he'll help her complete her bucket list. It's
not supposed to be a true marriage. No consummation. No future. No love.
She's supposed to die, after all, and love might not be enough
Sadie White's summer job
isn't going to be on the beach life-guarding or working at rental
booths like most kids her age. With her single mother's increasing
pregnancy and refusal to work, Sadie has to take over her mother's job
as a domestic servant for one of the wealthy summer families on a nearby
When the family arrives at their summer getaway, Sadie
is surprised to learn that the owner of the house is Jax Stone, one of
the hottest teen rockers in the world. If Sadie hadn't spent her life
raising her mother and taking care of the house she might have been
normal enough to be excited about working for a rock star.
though Sadie isn't impressed by Jax's fame, he is drawn to her.
Everything about Sadie fascinates Jax but he fights his attraction.
Relationships never work in his world and as badly as he wants Sadie, he
believes she deserves more. By the end of the summer, Jax discovers he
can't breathe without Sadie.
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