The Emperor's New Clothes
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But when she meets Tyler "Tye" Matthews, her plans to dupe the sleepy town of Dead End, Wyoming, prove difficult—for she's met her match in the wildly attractive mayor.As the reluctant new mayor of Dead End, Tye is irritated to learn his first duty in office is to escort a visiting countess. From the Back Cover#1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Alexander spins the unforgettable story of a beautiful grifter and an irresistible mayor Mistaken for the Countess of Bridgewater, expert con artist Ophelia Kendrake can't believe her good fortune. Suspecting Ophelia has secrets, Tye vows to uncover them—and thoroughly seduce her.. But when he sees the stunning beauty, he wants to spend every waking moment with her. This could be the opportunity she needs to secure the future of the sister who means so much to her
But she’s stopped in her tracks when she meets Tyler, Dead End’s handsome mayor.Tyler’s ambition is to buy a ranch and find a wife, until he spies Ophelia. Tyler vows he will find Ophelia’s secret and teach her a lesson that love and integrity are what matters most.. New York Times bestselling historical romance author Victoria Alexandra carries readers away to rugged 1890s Wyoming in The Emperor’s New Clothes.When con artist and actress Ophelia Kendrake and her sister visit the town of Dead End, she is mistaken for the Countess of Bridgewater, and sees an opportunity to fleece the community. As he becomes acquainted with the charming actress he falls in love—but there’s the question of trust
Good read! Funny,heartwarming and entertaining. Good depiction of characters. The plot needed some work though i liked it. What more can you ask of a book?. Darkcat_ak said An interesting idea that starts with a childs story. In Hans Christian Andersens' classic tale of THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES, two tailors extort large sums of money from a gullible Emperor who is obsessed with fashion. In this fractured fairy tale written by Victoria Alexander our tailors become Ophelia and her younger sister Jenny. Ophelia is tir. "Emperor's New Clothes" according to Sallie Stahr Schmid. This is a delightful little farce in which a desparate ladygrabs her younger sister, climbs down a drain pipe from theirhotel, finds tickets to Dead end WY. There's greeted as thevisiting Countess the town had been expecting. The Countess'luggage arrived with her and she assumes a new identity.
Victoria lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with her long-suffering husband and two dogs, in a house under endless renovation and never-ending chaos.. #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Alexander was an award-winning television reporter until she discovered fiction was more fun than real life. She is the author of thirty-one novels, and her books have been translated into more than a dozen languages