Ah, dear romance aficionados, you know the tingly excitement that bubbles within when you come across the deliciously delightful words - 'Marriage of Convenience' while scanning the blurb of a book. Why do we love this trope so much? Is it the frisson of thrill we feel when two strangers are pushed into a domestic arrangement brimming with potential passion? Or the exhilarating anticipation of love blossoming in the most unexpected of places?
As an avid romance author and reader, I have a sweet spot for the 'Marriage of Convenience' trope - especially, mind you, when our dear protagonists start off as arch-nemeses. Oh, the electrifying tension! The irresistible thrill of a shared bedroom, a single bed that sets the stage for stolen glances and accidental touches. The heart-thudding moment when he kisses her, no audience, no pretense - leaving her (and us) breathlessly wondering, "Was that fake?"
The cherry on top? The glorious scene when he - Mr. Stoic, the 'I-have-no-feelings' man - sees another bloke laying a finger on her. Suddenly, he morphs into a green-eyed monster growling, "Get your hands off my wife." Chills, anyone?
Yes, my darlings, I do own an enviable collection of novels embracing the fake relationship trope, but there's one gem that sparkles brighter than the rest: "Married to My Boss." A delicious cocktail of romantic elements - a billionaire boss, a diligent PA, a marriage contract, and the intoxicating dance between love and hate. It's not a surprise that this masterpiece has gone viral on TikTok and gathered a whopping 1000 glowing reviews.
Let's see what readers are saying about it:
"10/10! I loved how it started as an arranged type marriage but ended as a true love one!" That transformation, my friends, is the magic of this trope - a love story born in a business contract.
“This book got me. I laughed and cried. They had some crazy s**ual tension going on. I love their story and how they got back to each other.” Ah, the timeless dance of 'will they or won't they,' the allure of pent-up passion - it's a joyride that always leaves us breathless.
“The way the characters and plot line are developed is so real. I was happy with them and annoyed with them. I wanted to give them advice and a scolding. Well written, I want more.” The true mark of a good romance is when you're so invested, you wish you could jump into the pages to knock some sense into the protagonists, isn't it?
Dear fellow romantic hearts, "Married to My Boss" is a literary rollercoaster that offers all the delicious flavors of the 'Marriage of Convenience' trope, seasoned with passion, drama, and a healthy sprinkle of humor. It's a feast for romance readers, a celebration of love that evolves from a simmering tension-filled 'pretend' relationship to a heart-melting romance.
So, why wait? Make your next reading experience one for the books. Pick up "Married to My Boss" and indulge in a fake relationship romance that delivers on every promise. Let's raise a toast to love that begins in the boardroom and blossoms in the heart. After all, what's a marriage of convenience if not a convenient way to find true love?