Ready For Love

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9781551667928: Ready For Love

Two brothers --
And the women who love them

Ready for Romance?
At the age of fourteen, Jessica Kellerman was wildly infatuated with Evan Dryden. But that was just a teenage crush and now, almost ten years later, she's in love -- truly in love -- with his older brother, Damian. But everyone, including Damian, believes she's carrying a torch for Evan!

Ready for Marriage?
Mary Jo Summerhill is the woman in love with Evan. But her background's blue-collar, while Evan's is blue blood. So three years ago she got out of his life -- and broke his heart. Now she needs his help. More than that, she wants his love. She wants a second chance with Evan . . .

The Dryden men -- bachelors no longer. Not if these women have anything to say about it!

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Setting: Boston, present day

Sensuality Rating: 3

Bestselling author Debbie Macomber presents repackaged Harlequin romances Ready for Romance and Ready for Marriage under a new title, Ready for Love. Faithful fans and readers just now discovering Macomber will appreciate having both of those sexy Dryden brothers between the covers--of a single volume, that is. Senior partners of one of Boston's most prestigious law firms, high-powered attorneys Damian and Evan Dryden are sought-after bachelors. But for all their success, neither Damian nor Evan has ever been lucky in love. Damian's story, Ready for Romance, brings once-gangly girl-next-door Jessica Kellerman back into Damian's life. The pubescent girl had a huge crush on his younger brother, Evan, at the time Damian caught an embarrassed Jessica pressing ruby-red lip prints on all the mirrors in Evan's car. When newly-graduated Jessica applies for a job at Damian and Evan's law firm, Damian finds little evidence of the scrawny, awkward teenager he knew so long ago in the confident woman seated before him. Jessica may be the answer to Damian's prayers for Evan to recuperate from a love affair gone bad. But what about Damian's increasingly steamy dreams featuring the alluring Jessica? Attorney Damian presses his case--and everything else--to convince Jessica that he is the man for her in this delightful tale.

In Ready for Marriage, Evan Dryden meets then loses the girl of his dreams. Now, three years later, ex-fiancée Mary Jo Summerhill is in his office asking for Evan's help. Evan coerces Mary Jo into working for him while his secretary takes an extended vacation in exchange for his handling of her parents' legal problems. Mary Jo loved Evan enough to leave him once before, but is she strong enough to do it again? Even knowing Evan and his powerful family are way out of her league, Mary Jo's conviction to do what's best for Evan is sorely tested during their daily interaction. Evan is equally determined not to lose Mary Jo a second time. Will this couple ever be Ready for Marriage? Read it and find out! --Alison Trinkle

About the Author:

Debbie Macomber, the author of  Hannah's List, Summer on Blossom Street, Twenty Wishes and the Cedar Cove series, is one of today's leading voices in women's fiction. A regular on every major bestseller list with more than 140 million copies of her books in print, the award-winning author celebrated her third publishing "triple crown" in September 2009 when the latest in her Cedar Cove series, 92 Pacific Boulevard, scored #1 on the New York Times, USAToday and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. That same month Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Cookbook debuted on the New York Times list at #8, and her hometown of Port Orchard, Washington, on which her Cedar Cove series is based, welcomed readers from 42 states and seven foreign countries to the first-ever, five-day "Cedar Cove Days" festival. Debbie's popularity is worldwide with her books translated into twenty-three languages. Debbie and her husband, Wayne, are the proud parents of four children and grandparents of eight grandchildren. They live in Washington State and winter in Florida.

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