By Deborah Cooke
A few humans will do something for real love - no matter if they need to faux it. Jen Maitland had no need for good-looking men with effortless allure - until eventually she met Zach. He's the best pretend date to finish her mother's matchmaking scheme sooner than it begins. in addition to, he'd most likely simply use her and go away her like her ex-fiancé did. a minimum of that's what Jen tells herself. the single challenge is that Zach isn't as predictable as he appears... Zach Coxwell hates dedication, yet loves a problem. just like the beautiful bar waitress who became him down flat for a date - in basic terms to ask him to her family's Thanksgiving dinner. Zach understands he could make Jen smile - and he's having a bet that he can get to the bottom of her mysteries - no matter if he has to do it over candied yams. A tofu turkey, a sister who threatens to have Zach's love-child, the premature visual appeal of a knitted avocado - and Zach's discovery of her genuine rationale - mix to show Thanksgiving dinner into Jen's worst nightmare. Zach, however, has the time of his existence. And while he makes Jen smile, he eventually unearths a dedication he's keen to make...but persuading Jen to think him will take every thing he's obtained.
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