In Candice Dow’s witty, romantic new novel, a woman whose young husband dies unexpectedly comes up with the perfect plan to find a new man, and learns that writing her own happy ending comes with a few surprises . . . Fatima Mayo had it all-a gorgeous, loving husband; a creative job as a romance editor; and a fabulous home in New York City. But when her husband died suddenly of a heart attack, her life lost its luster. Now after three years of widowhood, she’s decided to plunge back into the dating pool. But dating services are enough to put any woman off men forever. Her friend Mya jokingly suggests that Fatima will only find the perfect guy if she writes a script and hires an actor to play the role, and suddenly Fatima has the perfect idea. She will write a script-and Mya, a casting director, will find the ideal leading man. Good-looking, intelligent, and talented, Rashad Watkins’s acting career is going nowhere. The money Fatima offers is good-but he realizes immediately that the companionship the sexy young widow offers is even better. What he feels for Fatima is the real thing. But now he has to prove he’s not just acting . . .
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