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This offering in the Dreamspun Desires series was deliciously tropey and thus a perfect addition.
Jericho Knox is a Hollywood bad boy/actor, known for his wild ways and public escapades. His publicist team is tasked with keeping him in the news which seems fairly simple, until Jericho is outed in a grainy image taken in a bar's restroom while getting a BJ - from a guy.
Of course in Spin-Everything-Hollywood, the publicist team does what it does best - put a positive spin on a this potential disaster, and, wouldn't you know, Jericho has been in a long-term relationship with Kerry Pickering, of said publicist team.
I understood Kerry's motives for going along with the ruse, and I actually quite liked his character. He did what had to be done, no matter how reluctant he was about the whole thing, and even if it was detrimental to his own reputation, considering the seediness of the, uhm, situation he pretended to have been a part of.
I didn't like Jericho for a long time in this book, especially not when he presumed that Kerry was doing it for the money, or the fame. I don't think he understood Kerry at all for the longest time, and he didn't seem to want to even make an effort to get to know the real Kerry, instead making assumptions that aren't based on any kind of reality.
Of course, this being a romance, the two fall in love over the course of the book, there's some more drama, but the happy ending left nothing to be desired.
The plot flowed well, without any major lulls, the writing was perfect for this tropey romance, and I was highly entertained throughout.
** I received a free copy of this book from its publisher. A positive review was not promised in return. **