Falling for Her Fiance (Accidentally In Love Book 1) by Cindi Madsen
Falling For Her Fiance (Accidentally In Love Book 1)
Danielle and Wes have been best friends since college, so when Wes needs a date for his sister’s wedding and Dani needs a partner for her company’s retreat, they devise the perfect plan: a fake engagement to get through both events unscathed. Adrenaline-junkie Wes can prove to both his ex and his family that he’s well and truly moved on, and serious-minded Dani can prove to her boss that she’s worthy of the promotion he seems to only want to give to a family-oriented employee.
But amid the fake swoons, fake kisses, and forced proximity, neither expects the very real feelings that develop. There’s nothing more dangerous than falling for your best friend…but what if the landing is worth the fall?
Falling for Her Fiance was a very frustrating book, but not in a bad way. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed the story since I thought it would just be a cheesy summer romance.
Dani and West have been friends since college. Wes did have a crush on Dani, especially when they first met, but one night when Dani was really drunk she kissed him and almost ruined their relationship. Since then they have just been friends, best friends.
Dani moved away following a guy. It didn't work out with the guy, but she has a job she doesn't really like, but she is determined to get a promotion. She has worked hard there and wants to get ahead. The bosses really stress family, so with the big company retreat coming up she jokingly asks Wes to come as her fake fiance. This will help her get the promotion and she would get to spend some time with her best friend. Wes agrees, but only if she comes to his sisters wedding, to show his family and his ex that he has moved on.
Right from the start, when Dani goes to visit Wes for the wedding, they both are feeling more than friend feelings. They don't say anything though since they don't want to mess up the friendship. It was so frustrating as if one of them would have just said something they could have been together right away! But, I understood completely why they didn't so it wasn't a bad thing. It just added to the story. Man the fake kissing and being a couple made them both feel like a real couple, made them both want to be a real couple. Dani thinks Wes is still in love with his ex, and so she also thinks she needs to help them get back together before she leaves. So frustrating, but also fun to read.
Then when Wes comes to visit Dani...well things get interesting. It was still frustrating, but it all works out in the end. I really enjoyed this book. Much more than I had originally expected. I thought it would just be a cheesy read, but it was quite good. I look forward to reading more from this author.
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
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