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After going for more than a year without a date -- a record in New York City -- Marlowe Riddle has finally met a broodingly sexy, sharply intelligent man who is clearly interested in making more than polite conversation. The only problem: Joseph Kain is an NYPD detective clearly under the mistaken impression that Marlowe is a call girl.

But while Marlowe does take money for
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Paperback, 309 pages
Published June 15th 2004 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published 2004)
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Christian
Jun 29, 2007 Christian rated it it was amazing
This book is verrrry sexy. Alisa Kwitney combines the male and female voice which both are the main character of the novel. So damn hot... can't help reading it until the last pages. Hee hee... recommended for you, romance-hunger--like moi! :)
Julie
Oct 19, 2014 Julie rated it liked it
A quick, fun read. Not too much substance but passed the time on a train journey!
Niki
Feb 27, 2009 Niki rated it did not like it
I have no idea why I bothered to finish this...it was dreadful!
Bob
Aug 18, 2014 Bob rated it liked it
I enjoyed the book more than the rating might indicate. Sorry, but I am just not interested in gratuitous sex which is not necessary to the plot. Kwitney came up with some very interesting characters, but digressed, then kind of faded away with their development. Still liked it, but if I were the editor the book would have been a novelette, about 1/2 to 2/3 as long.
Melissa
Sep 10, 2014 Melissa rated it it was ok
Kind of eh chick lit--cop mistakes a psychologist for a call girl. Too much sex and not enough story.
Shelli
Mar 02, 2015 Shelli rated it liked it
I really wanted to like Joe, but couldn't get over him being kind of a jerk.
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This book had a lot of potential, but it was very frustrating to read. The characters were neurotic and there were subplots that were boring.

The basic premise of the book is a cop who mistakeningly calls a psychologist thinking she is an escort he needs to investigate.

There was some hope in cop's alpha-male scenes, but in the end it fell short. Glad I got from library.
Elizabeth
Jun 26, 2008 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
This book was so great! All the women i know at one time or another would love the opportunity to pretend to be someone else. It was incredibly enjoyable and made me smile until the end.
Laura
Mar 24, 2008 Laura rated it really liked it
Shelves: chick-lit, comedy
This is a short light read in the Chick Lit field, but really entertaining and funny. I enjoyed the different points of view from both main characters.
Kelly
Nov 26, 2010 Kelly rated it did not like it
my little note in my book journal has 'bad'. It was lackluster and you don't really give a crap about the characters.
Paula
Jun 08, 2009 Paula rated it it was ok
I thought this book was just ok. Not terrible but I thought it would be funnier.
Erin
Nov 15, 2010 Erin rated it it was ok
A little too pornographic for my liking but ok story line.
Tanya B
Mar 09, 2008 Tanya B rated it really liked it
A light hearted quick read that kept me entertained.
Danielle
Jan 13, 2012 Danielle rated it did not like it
Chick lit not at it's best... but a very easy & quick read
Jenny Walker


Cute, short naughty one day chick lit read.
Dawn
Aug 23, 2014 Dawn rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned-books
Easy and enjoyable read.
Emily
Aug 14, 2009 Emily is currently reading it
It is a cute, quick read.
Darnia
Jan 30, 2015 Darnia rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2012, chicklit, borrowed
Totally crap...
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Alisa Kwitney is an American author.

Kwitney was born in New York City. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and from Columbia University's Master of Fine Arts Fiction Writing Program. Kwitney was also an editor for Vertigo, the mature/dark fantasy branch of DC Comics. Harper-Collins published her first novel, Till The Fat Lady Sings, in 1991. This was also her
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