A proposal she had no choice but to accept . . .
Though Eli Grayson is one of the most handsome, charming, and intelligent men in Grayson Grove, no one will take a chance on a confirmed bachelor. Unwilling to give up his dreams, Eli convinces his friend Jewel to pose as his wife. Their masquerade is to last just one night . . . but when word gets out, Eli and Jewel must tie the knot to save his career—and her reputation.
Became a love she never expected . . .
Angry at being forced to turn her life upside down, Jewel never imagined that a white-hot passion would consume her once she and Eli became husband and wife. Sharing a bed has turned their prim friendship into a sensuous love affair . . . but when a woman from Eli's past returns to stir up trouble, he and Jewel will learn just how far they'll go to protect the precious gem of their newfound passion.
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As Grayson Grove is a progressive town in many ways, Jewel figures shell be able to divorce Eli eventually without too much scandal, but her lifelong crush on him tempts her to try to make it work in spite of his womanizing reputation.| Read Full Review of Jewel (Avon Historical Romance)
Jenkins, as with all of her historical novel, gives detailed accounts of the struggle of black newspaper man like Eli and their role in the Black community.Jun 23 2008 | Read Full Review of Jewel (Avon Historical Romance)
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