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The Business of Love

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  80 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Jill Atkinson has a successful business, good friends and the respect of the Atlanta corporate community--everything except a good man. When a sexy firefighter saves her from a blaze at her condo, Jill decides to lie about her job rather than risk scaring another guy away. But when the truth comes to light, will she lose everything?
Published September 1st 2006 by Genesis Press
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Aug 04, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

I enjoyed reading Darren and Jill's story. The only problem I had with the story was just how drawn out it was about the fact that she wouldn't tell Darren that she owned her own business. That said this was a nice story. I would recommend this book to anyone. Thank you.
Aug 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book

Great book. I love this story. I wish it did not end as it is I wanted her to announce what was happening with the business and had an ounce her pregnancy to see her mother in laws reaction
Shannan Harper
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
a cute romance story between an executive and a firefighter. It was cute and enjoyable.
Barbara Bain
Jun 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great,Great my kind of book, I was hoping for a book with his brother.

We're always in our emotions, and thinking about how we got there. Telling the truth will help keep lies away.
Jul 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
This was such a good love story. Jill Atkinson was a successful business woman that had it all, except love. Jill heart was broken and she was afraid to trust another man. Jill wanted to be loved. After leaving her New Year’s Eve party Jill was rescued by a sexy fireman named Darren. Jill and Darren develop a friendship that leads into a relationship, but Jill is afraid to tell Darren that she is CEO of a company.
Sep 04, 2014 rated it liked it
This book was good, but it was too long. Jill had at least 5 opportunities to come clean to Darren, but she didn't. I think that helped to draw out the book for so long. But it was unrealistic. Darren gave her perfect openings and practically put the words in her mouth, but she could never come clean, of course, until he found out on his own. The writing was great and I'm a fan of Chris Hodges having read several of her other books.
Feb 04, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle-book
The book had potential however with the premise of the book being a lie it should've been a short story. In addition, the story line was repetitious and contradictory.

Overall, I enjoyed but it would’ve been a better short story.
Oct 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Excellent read! Could not put this down.
Tiffany Haynes
Oct 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
so far so good, definitely a page turner
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Cheris Hodges was bitten by the writing bug at an early age and always knew she wanted to be a writer. She is a 1999 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University and a freelance writer in Charlotte, North Carolina. A native of Bennettsville, South Carolina, Cheris loves hearing from her readers.

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