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A Fortunate Arrangement

(Fortunes of Texas: The Lost Fortunes #5)

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From “office wife” to love for life

Landing a job as Austin Fortune’s assistant was a dream come true for Felicity Schafer—until she made the mistake of falling for her boss! But the brooding executive was nursing wounds from a nasty divorce, so she kept her distance. Now, after five years, Felicity seems no closer to a promotion—or to getting Austin to open up. Will giving
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Published May 1st 2019 by Harlequin Special Edition
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Susan Gorman
May 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Felicity Schafer throws her boss, Austin Fortune, a curveball when she hands in her resignation. She’s worked hard to earn her MBA and wants to move into a new role. She’s been crushing on Austin for years and feels it’s time to move on with her life professionally and personally.
Austin is a workaholic who depends on Felicity for everything from his morning coffee to ordering his dinner. Austin has immersed himself in his job at Fortune Investments since his bitter divorce and considers Felicity
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Lynn Brooks
Apr 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4 1/2 STARS!

Unrequited love ... or is it? With the next book in The Fortunes of Texas: The Lost Fortunes series, we get Austin's story. He thinks he's living the good life, but when the woman who makes his world turn just the way he likes it offers up her resignation, he's gutted. She's just an assistant right? He can replace her easily can't he? So why does it feel like a chunk of him is going to be missing when she walks out the door? Great story line, fulfilling characters and a sweet happily
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Pam Lowery
May 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another great Fortunes book! Felicity Schafer has worked for Austin Fortune for 5 years as his assistant. She is also heads over heels in love with him. She realizes that those feelings are getting her no where, so she turns in her notice. Well, that gets Austin's attention alright. Now, Felicity has been the best assistant he has ever had, spoils him actually. As they work on the last big thing, the annual Gala Ball for the company, Austin starts seeing her in a new light, starts wondering if h ...more
Valerie
May 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: harlequin, own, romance
A fun read and continues the Fortune series. Its a light read and it's about falling in love with people you tend to take advantage of or at least those that you forget you need because they become so much a part of you. This is another well written book by Ms. Thompson though that further shows how much she can give to a reader. This is a definite fun book that you need to take advantage of as soon as you can.
Rebeccastump
Apr 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Love it
Elisabeth
May 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Fortunate Arrangement by Nancy Robards Thompson is part of "The Fortunes of Texas series and this on is called "The Fortunes of Texas: The Lost Fortunes".
I for one always love a good happily ever after story and I was not disappointed. Its such a great story with an amazing story line that just flows of the pages. Love the characters thats just so complex and compelling that this turns into such a good story.
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Kerry Croucier
Felicity was lucky to land a job at Fortune Investments as Austin Fortune’s personal assistant, and Austin was lucky to have Felicity on his team. She untangled his professional life and gave him a chance to concentrate on business and they worked together seamlessly. As Felicity finishes her degree, she decides that it’s time to focus on her future, and try to find a way to forget her unrequited love for Austin. Once she turns in her notice, will Austin start to realize that Felicity is more th ...more
Elizabeth
May 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fun, quick, easy read with all the feels!

A story that absolutely draws you in, and makes you keep turning the pages. I finished this book in one sitting with a huge smile on my face.

Absolutely lovable characters. I enjoyed this read so very much!
Jean
This was a fun, light, easy read.
Felicity and Austin were both great characters. Austin was trying so hard to be professional that he almost ruined his chances with Felicity. Felicity had been working for Austin for several years, but was graduating from college and wanting a more fitting job/career. Austin didn’t want to lose her as his assistant or from his life. The threat of her moving on finally seemed to make both of them address their buried feelings.
I enjoyed that the story didn’t have a
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Jane
Apr 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Austin Fortune is a workaholic. The ony way to escape the pain and embarassment of his divorce was to throw himself into his job. He was a mess until Felicity Schafer came to be his assistant. His life then became orderly and Felicity became indispensible to him. For five years now Felicity has worked for Austin and has had strong feelings for him almost the whole time. He just doesn't see her that way. Until she gives her notice that she is leaving her job. Austin doesn't know how to handle thi ...more
SARAH TAYLOR
Apr 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am giving this a 5 star because it is such a great book by a great Author if you like reading books like this you wont be disappointed such a great read!
Dawn
Apr 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this installment in the Fortunes of Texas series. Austin is one of those incredibly blind guys, who overlooks the woman right in front of him, but at least he's smart enough to realize what he's missing when that woman decides to move on without him.
I read an advanced copy of this book
Diana
Apr 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Fortunate Arrangement by Nancy Robards Thompson.
Felicity Schafer and Austin Fortune are the main characters
Felicity is Austin's executive assistant and she falls in love with Austin and decides that it is time to resign and see if she can find someone who will love her. Austin does not want her to leave. When Austin thinks about her leaving he realizes that he has fallen in love with her and tries to convince her to stay with him. It was a very well written Fortune book. I really enjoyed and
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Julie Eichelberger-Ford
A Fortunate Arrangement is fifth in the series but is also a stand alone novel. This is story of a secret crush and finally realizing how important something is when you almost lose it. This is a well written story that flows easily and has a strong character base. Felicity has decided that pining for her boss is getting her no where and that she must move on. She turns in her notice and that is when Austin realizes that his feelings for Felicity are more than boss/employee but because of a bad ...more
Deanna Vrba
Apr 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Felicity, and Austin were working together, but she wanted more and she fell in love when they both last expected it
Linda T. Dennison
May 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The author navigates the murky waters of office romance in this #metoo climate with expertise. Austin, our hero, is a nice guy workaholic. And a bit dense when it comes to recognizing love. Felicity, our heroine, is his workaholic assistant with a huge FIVE year crush on her boss. She needs an injection of alpha female. Both are likeable and nice to spend a few hours with.

The plot is mostly internal, with much time spent in Felicity’s head. Of course, they see the light and get a happy ending.
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Award winning author Nancy Robards Thompson lives and writes in Florida, but her imagination transports her all over the world. She's worked a myriad of jobs including television show stand-in; production and extras casting for movies; and several mind-numbing jobs in the fashion industry and public relations. She earned a degree in journalism only to realize reporting "just the facts" bored her s ...more

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