Let’s Pretend
By Belle Rouge
May 5, 2006 - 4:52:00 PM

Ronnie’s best friend, Kayla, has decided that it is time for Ronnie to get the man of her dreams — her boss, Paul Lang. In order to help her, Kayla is lending Ronnie her latest boy-toy, Brant. Ronnie reluctantly agrees to pretend she’s having a torrid affair with Brant in order to get Paul to notice her. Paul is looking at her like he has never seen her before. So, why isn’t she happy? After all, Paul is the man of her dreams and the relationship with Brant is just pretend . . . right?

Brant has his own motives for wanting to help Ronnie. He works as an investigator for an insurance agency and they have a picture of Ronnie wearing a pair of expensive "stolen" earrings. If his company can’t get the earrings back, they will have to pay through the nose. It’s Brant’s job to get the earrings back and if he has to pretend to be Ronnie’s lover to get the job done, it’s no hardship. So, why does it feel less and less like pretend?

LET’S PRETEND by Raine Weaver is an intriguing tale about the games people play in the name of love. This story was full of hilariously dry humor. Ronnie and Brant’s ploys to get Paul’s attention are sure to bring a chuckle to your lips. Brant’s open sexuality was a very interesting aspect of his character. His insight into the relationships between men and women is spot on at times, even if it is a bit cynical. The most interesting aspect of the story was watching his sexual playfulness help Ronnie to blossom into a self-assured woman.

Raine Weaver has crafted a tale on the subtle art of seduction that is sure to make you laugh as often as it makes you sigh. LET’S PRETEND is full of unexpected elements, passion, and a few free lessons in the game of love. This is a classy love story full of heat and dry humor that is sure to entertain. So, if you’re in the mood to play a game, pick up your copy of LET’S PRETEND. You never know what you might learn.

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