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Lauren Layne

"Romantic Comedy at its finest." —USA TODAY

Lauren Layne

"Romantic Comedy at its finest." —USA TODAY

Love the One You're With

“Lauren Layne has a flair for writing romances filled [with] chemistry and sizzle, but more than that, ones that touch your heart.”
—Waves of Fiction

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Press & Praise

“Spunky, flirty, and full of sass, Love the One You’re With is everything a romance should be! Lauren Layne has a winner.” —New York Times bestselling author Christie Craig


“A sparkling romance for any woman who’s ever reinvented herself . . . or wants to.”—Stephanie Bond, bestselling author of  Stop the Wedding


“A fun and sexy romp through Manhattan, Love the One You’re With is a great addition to the Stiletto series!” —Elisabeth Barrett, author of Slow Summer Burn


“Great characterizations, amazing chemistry, witty banters, and heartfelt conversations. Amazing writing from Lauren Layne.” —Girl Meets Books


“I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a fun romantic story! It’s already on my list of books I will re-read soon!" —Inside the Pages of a Book

“The second in the Sex, Love & Stiletto series, Love the One You’re With is a story of overcoming heartache, jaded stereotypes and regaining self-confidence. It is a glimpse into what women and men go through on those first dates of a budding relationship.” —Literarily Illumined


“Less than a ‘Battle of the Sexes’ than two people trying to win in tiny skirmishes, there are several quips that add humor and lightness to the story, breaking up the angst. With a return of the characters from the first story, and a few new characters to boot, this is warming up to be a clever, fun-loving with moments of steam story that many will eat up with a spoon.” —I Am, Indeed


“Lauren Layne has a flair for writing romances filled [with] chemistry and sizzle, but more than that, ones that touch your heart.”—Waves of Fiction

“There was real emotion here but it didn’t descend into melodrama. Another triumph for Ms. Layne!” —I Love Romantic Fiction

“If you’re looking for a light, romantic comedy—you can’t go wrong with this one!” —The Book Reading Gals

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Details

Heat Level: Very Steamy
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Penguin Random House 
Series: Stiletto

Description

Lauren Layne’s Sex, Love & Stiletto series simmers to a boil as two high-powered magazine writers find love amid a war of words.

As a leading columnist for Stiletto, Grace Brighton has built a career warning women about rotten, cheating liars. She just never suspected her fiancé would be one of them. After Grace takes a heart-mending hiatus, her first assignment is to go on a couple of dates with a counterpart from the men’s magazine Oxford, and report her impressions. Grace 1.0 may have been instantly smitten with the gorgeous correspondent, but Grace 2.0 has sworn off relationships for six months, and she’s not falling for his outstanding bod and trophy-winning kisses . . . or is she?

Jake Malone wants to get back to the fly-by-night, who-knows-what’s-next guy he used to be, and he knows exactly how to do it. Oxford is adding a travel section, and Jake—with no wife and no kids and a willingness to live anywhere, eat anything, do everything—is perfect for the job . . . except that his playboy reputation makes his new editor nervous. To get the gig, he must agree to a fluffy joint article with Stiletto But after just one date with snooty, sumptuous, sensational Grace Brighton, Jake starts taking this assignment a whole lot more seriously.

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Excerpt

His gaze dropped to her mouth. “If I kiss you, will you write about it?”

“Do you want me to write about it?”

“Do you want me to kiss you?”

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the women of stiletto magazine relationship experts know everything there is to know about love—until it happens to them.