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Remember the rules. Rule one is easy. Never ask for money. Since she was a child, Della Gilmore has been taught how to con people. Today she's attempting to pull off the biggest coup of her career. Her family is depending on her. It all looks good on paper. With a pair of glasses and a sheaf of impressive papers she's: Ella Canfield, a highly qualified evolutionary biologist seeking funding for an unorthodox research project. And her mark is: Daniel Metcalf, a handsome millionaire who donates money to offbeat scientific projects. What could go wrong? The problem is Della has never met someone like Daniel before. She knows he shouldn't trust her. But can she trust him? As the plan begins to unravel and Della finds her feelings interfering with the job, she begins to wonder if you can put a price on deceit and love.
Closing date: 31/05/2019
'Intelligent romantic comedy at its deft best'
'Bringing a quirky humour and a sympathetic view of diversity to her story, the author sustains the momentum to the end of this engaging romantic comedy'
'An unusual and intriguing novel, written with a very light touch'
'Brimming with sarcastic humour'
'Toni Jordan's debut is mature, witty and entertaining'
'It's laugh-out-loud funny and painfully sad in turns ... It is a quick read and extremely hard to put down, as you get addicted to Grace's addictive personality'
Amanda Ross, Richard
& Judy Summer Read 'You'll be hearing more from this talented author
'A sweet, charming, witty, romantic book'
BBC Radio 2, The Weekender
Publication date: 21/07/2011
Publisher: Sceptre an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
|Publication date:||21st July 2011|
|Publisher:||Sceptre an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Toni Jordan was born in Brisbane in 1966 and graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science. She has worked as a sales assistant, molecular biologist, quality control chemist and marketing manager. Following an early mid-life crisis, Toni left her job in the vitamin industry and enrolled in a writing and editing course with the idea of starting her own writing business. In 2006 she won a Varuna Awards master class to develop her debut novel. Toni lives in Melbourne where she works as a freelance copywriter.More About Toni Jordan