Title: FORTUNATE ENCOUNTERS
Series: The Signs Series
Author: Caterina Passarelli
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release: September 20
Cover Designer: Najla Qamber Designs
About FORTUNATE ENCOUNTERS:
Sitting at the wrong table turned my life upside down.
I was supposed to be on a date with one man but made a huge mistake—a mistake I keep bumping into all over New York City.
Clark Chambers is arrogant, straightforward, devastatingly handsome, and takes what he wants. And right now his sight is set on me.
But he only wants friends with benefits. And I’d rather eat dirt than agree to that.
After an “enough is enough” moment, I turn to the Universe for help & ask for a special sign.
And it’s just my luck … looks like rabbits & romance really do mix!
“You give any more thought to my proposal?”
“You’ve got to be kidding me?” I ask in shock, pulling my arm out of his grasp. “We are standing at a funeral and you want to talk about … about …” I stutter.
“Sex,” Clark says. He nods in the direction of the church. “This might be a fun place to make that happen.”
“You are a pig!” I swat his chest before getting into my car, but Clark holds the door open.
“How about you give me one night?” He stares down at me from outside of the car. “I bet I can make you change your mind. And if you hate it, then you can tell me to fuck off.”
“Like a money back guarantee?” I cock my eyebrow as he smirks.
I stare ahead at my parents who are still chatting outside the church doors. My mom is going on and on about who knows what, but her lips don’t stop moving. Dad stands there letting her run the show, like usual.
A one night stand.
A fling with the bad boy.
It would kill her to find out that her proper daughter would do such a slutty thing.
“Fine. One night,” I point at him like I mean business. “You better make it good.” I reach out to grab my door with a little force, causing Clark to move to the side. “See you later. You’ll find me in the phone book.”
I don’t want to make this any easier for him. Are phonebooks still a thing? My students surely wouldn’t know what one was.
I speed off in the direction of Riverside. He’ll need to do a little work if he plans to cash in on this agreement.
* * *
Give me one night? I bet I can make you change your mind.
What the fuck did I say that for? I’ve never in my life begged a woman for anything—especially sex.
You better make it good.
I’ll show her. And the weird thing is, I want to show her. The script will be flipped soon enough, Juliette.
About Caterina Passarelli:
Former TV News Producer turned Romance author, Caterina Passarelli has always had a love for words. From real-life Detroit crime to fictional love stories around the globe, she hopes to take her readers on a fast-paced adventure.
Caterina is the author of five titles in multiple genres: Romantic Comedy, Contemporary Romance and Romantic Suspense.
When she’s not writing about alpha males and strong, sarcastic women, she is the CEO of an online fitness coaching company.
Caterina is the fur mom to her three-year-old rescue dog, Piper, who she spoils uncontrollably.
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