By Susan Elizabeth Phillips
You met megastar quarterback Kevin Tucker in This middle of Mine. Now prepare to fulfill his shark of an agent, Heath Champion, and Annabelle Granger, the lady least more likely to succeed.
Annabelle's continued dead-end jobs, a damaged engagement . . . even her hair's a large number! yet that is going to alter now that she's taken over her past due grandmother's matchmaking company. All Annabelle has to do is land the Windy City's most popular bachelor as her patron, and she'll be the main sought-after matchmaker in town.
Why does the rich, pushed, and lovely activities agent Heath Champion desire a matchmaker, particularly a red-haired screw-up like Annabelle Granger? actual, she's pleasing, and she or he does have a undeniable quirky attraction. yet Heath is looking for the last word image of luck -- the precise spouse. And to make a unprecedented fit, he wishes a unprecedented matchmaker, right?
Soon everybody in Chicago has a stake within the final result, and a truly gigantic query: whilst the made up our minds matchmaker promised she'd do whatever to maintain her famous person purchaser chuffed . . . did she suggest anything? If Annabelle is not cautious, she simply may perhaps locate herself going heart-to-heart with the hardest negotiator in town.
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She fought it for almost thirty seconds, but the woman looked so uncomfortable that she finally gave in and made her way to her side. " "He got called away for a few minutes. He asked me to keep an eye out for you. I'm Annabelle Granger, his…" She hesitated. Saying she was his backup matchmaker was out of the question, and she couldn't stomach saying she was his assistant, so she settled on the next best thing. " The woman took in Annabelle's khaki skirt and fitted persimmon jacket—which, next to all the Escada, wasn't too impressive.
Poor, pathetic Annabelle. All the inappropriate put-downs you've subjected me to, the snide comments… A simple case of transfer. The result of growing up overshadowed by those magnificent brothers. Was it very painful to feel so neglected? " She snorted, a surprisingly loud sound coming from such a small woman. "I prayed to be neglected. Ballet, piano, horseback riding. Fencing, for Pete's sake. Who makes their kid take fencing lessons? Girl Scouts, orchestra, tutors if I slipped below a B, monetary incentives to join every club with a special bonus if I ran for office.
A career woman can't fly across the country with me on two hours' notice to entertain a client's wife," he said. " Bodie flipped up the volume. As the men listened to the game, Annabelle contemplated her notes with a sinking heart. How was she going to find a woman who met all these criteria? She couldn't. But then neither could Portia Powers, because a woman like this didn't exist. What if Annabelle took a different path? What if she found the woman Heath Champion really needed instead of the woman he thought he needed?