Editorial Reviews. Review. Praise for Jennifer Crusie “Crusie’s talent [is] for writing wacky romantic plots that shine with generous amounts of humor and. The Cinderella Deal: Chapter One. The storm raged dark outside, the light in the hallway flickered, and Lincoln Blaise cast a broad shadow over the mailboxes. The Cinderella Deal. If you’re going to be in a fairy tale with somebody, make sure you’re both telling the same story. Daisy Flattery is an incorrigible free spirit.

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People naturally gravitate toward her exuberant nature, and I gravitated I read this because Jennifer Crusie’s is one of my favorite contemporary romance books. She never let Linc know that she desired him.

Some of the aspects made me cringe a bit, but I had to remember it was written in the mid’s and that may not seem like that long ago, but when you read older books, you can see how dated they are.

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I felt that first I had: Among my favorite type of romance is the stuffed-shirt hero who accepts the craziness the heroine brings to his life.

Start reading The Cinderella Deal on your Kindle in under a minute. But it seems like that scene got forgotten–it’s meticulously set up, and then never happens, and the new car at the end feels a bit like a betrayal of Linc’s own personality. Therefore, Linc tells Crawford he is engaged. Then, Chickie, wife of the man who insists that Daisy is a great wife, and mentioned once or twice, maybe more than that, it might’ve slipped out what a lucky man Lincoln is, asked if Lincoln wanted to have his wedding in she and her husband’s backyard.

Loved the book, JC just has this very different style. Jennifer Crusie is the bestselling and award-winning author of more than fifteen contemporary novels. Our heroine loves all the things that I do: You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.


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She manages to take the old fake marriage trope and add her own clever spin to it. The whole book is cute and light but filled with moments that just don’t make as much sense as I thought they should.

I was so fascinated by the details of Daisy’s paintings that I put the book down long enough to research Lizzie Borden. A deap man full of ambition, great plans for his own future and who is in serious trouble. I would rate it more, but there was very little romance until the very last few chapters. Total number cinderrlla sex scene pages: The opposite character tropes are softened, such that you actually believe these people could exist.

Now, with Linc and Daisy married and under one roof, what started as a game begins to feel real—and the people who seem so wrong for each other realize they may truly be just right.

The Cinderella Deal by Jennifer Crusie

He wants a teaching job at Prescott College which would give him time to finish writing a book. This was just an excellent and unexpected little treasure. It actually took a while for them both to overcome prejudices about each other. Even though I only gave this book a 3 star rating, I did enjoy it. So much more sense don’t you think? Not a lot of substance, or life changing read, but I enjoyed it.

This one to OK a while to grow on me because Lincoln was such a jerk, but he softened. Feb 19, Leona rated it liked it Shelves: As I said, this was a cute and fun story. The fake engagement, yes, sure, but married? Probably should have given it 2 stars, but I finished it and there was a couple of chapters that made me smile.

But after Linc discussed this with Daisy, she worked hard to recover and repaint her own furniture to make it more appealing to Linc. Make midnight stay away forever and live with me ang have babies with me and adopt some more defective animals with me, and live happily ever after with me.


LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I totally enjoyed this story. In order to impress the college he wants to work for, Linc needs a wife and Daisy agrees to help.

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Unfortunately, this is one of her weaker efforts, I think. A Novel Loveswept Loveswept. Even knowing the deeal, I felt the anxiety of both Linc and Daisy as they came to grips with their feelings while trying to understand what best to do about them. I have to admit, I didn’t like Daisy much from the beginning.

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Lincoln flew back to get Daisy back, only to find her ex-boyfriend wanting to get back with her. Dream of Me Harmony Falls, Book 1. Of course she is the artsy type, and she has all the adjacent stereotypes that xinderella with this role.

Refresh and try again. They could not be more opposite. Lincoln Blaise is a college professor and an author.

Getting Rid of Bradley. Also, the supporting cast in true Crusie fashion is excellent fun. Even Linc, who is often disapproving of how different and odd Daisy is according to his own standards of life, is never someone you hate.

Sorry, but from now on my favorite way to relax won’t include any more books by Jennifer Crusie. The Cinderella Deal is pretty close to the actual fairy tale and yet, it is not. Love Me if You Dare. But instead crueie really wacky brunette that he hasn’t said two words to in two years.

I had expected the laughter, but not the tears.