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In Evelyn Lozada and Holly Lorincz's lightly inspired Pride and Prejudice romantic comedy, two unlikely people discover the error of judging by first impressions and the beauty of family, friendship and love. This book will entice you through the last page.
Hara Isari has big ambitions and they won’t be sidetracked by her mother’s insisting that she settle down soon. She dreams of leaving her small-town newspaper behind, as well as her felon father, and building a career as a sports writer, so when she is chosen to exclusively interview a basketball superstar, she jumps at the chance. It’s time to show the bigwigs what she’s truly made of.
At the same time, she meets a rookie on the rise, Derek Darcy. Darcy is incredibly handsome, obnoxiously proud, and has a major chip on his shoulder. Hara can’t think of a man more arrogant and infuriating. However, fate keeps bringing them together—from locker rooms to elegant parties, to the storm of the century—and what begins as a clash might just be more complicated than Hara anticipated. When she begins to see Darcy in a new light, Hara is not quite sure if she should drop the ball or play the love game.
"An inventive spin on a favorite story." - Publishers Weekly on The Wrong Mr. Darcy
"[A] smart and sexy contemporary romance." - Booklist on The Wrong Mr. Darcy
"The Perfect Date is equal parts funny, charming and heartfelt." - Loni Love, Emmy Award winning co-host of The Real
"A gripping story of choices and second chances in life and romance. You'll root hard for Angel and Duke!" - Lauren Blakely, New York Times bestselling author
"Lozada and Lorincz's multicultural Cinderella story and spicy blend of urban fiction and sports romance will please fans of Victoria Christopher Murray and Alexa Martin." - Booklist
"A compelling story of a tough young woman faced with an unpredictable challenge." - Essence