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Kris Pearson

A windy day...a flyaway signboard...a hideous crunch. Sophie Calhoun can’t imagine how she’ll pay for the damage to the luxurious car. She’s struggling to launch her design studio and make a home for her daughter. From the black Jaguar storms super-yacht tycoon Rafe Severino. Steaming mad. Totally gorgeous, desperately in need of a top-line decorator for his spectacular harbor-side mansion.

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ISBN 978-0-473-20523-2

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Love and thanks to Philip for the covers and the unfailing encouragement and computer un-snarling. And thanks to Joseph, who told me about growing up whangaied—and breathed a whole new book into life.

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the author’s imagination, and are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales or persons, living or dead, is co-incidental.

Copyright © 2012 by Kris Pearson

Cover design © by Philip Pearson

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