Finding Mr. Write (Paperback)

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong delivers a fun romantic comedy about a woman writing under a male pseudonym and the man she hires to play the role in public.

Daphne McFadden already knows that as a female author, the cards are stacked against her. Now she knows just how much. Because her sudden whim to pose as an “outdoorsy hunk of masculinity” male author for her new book just resulted in the unthinkable: a bidding war, a huge book deal, and the kind of fame every author dreams of. Now she’s in big trouble. Because she needs to convince the world that Zane Remington actually exists . . . but how?

By hiring an actor, of course.

Only Chris Stanton is not an actor—not officially. He’s used to balancing the books, not pretending he wrote one. Still, he’s mostly certain he can pose as some overly macho bro-author. But when the media descend on Daphne’s gorgeous remote home in the Yukon, it’s not enough for Chris to just be the face of Zane Remington—he’ll have to become him. All while hilariously balancing the terrifying dangers of the wilderness, a massive femme fandom, and a serious crush on Daphne. But as the hype circus gets more out of control, it’s just a matter of time before someone discovers their little write lie . . .

About the Author

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong believes experience is the best teacher, though she’s been told this shouldn’t apply to writing her murder scenes. To craft her books, she has studied aikido, archery and fencing. She sucks at all of them. She has also crawled through very shallow cave systems and climbed half a mountain before chickening out. She is however an expert coffee drinker and a true connoisseur of chocolate-chip cookies.

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Praise For…

“Smart characters, tender romance, outdoor adventures, and comedic moments make this delightful rom-com a sure pick.”—Booklist, starred review

"Armstrong packs in plenty of laugh-out-loud moments while driving home her point about gendered expectations and inequities in genre publishing. Add in believable chemistry between the leads, and the result is sure to please fans of meta rom-coms."—Publishers Weekly

“Fans of Melissa Ferguson will be delighted to read Armstrong’s rom-com that dives into the publishing world in a new way.”—Library Journal

“Daphne and Chris are charming, easy-to-root-for characters . . . It raises interesting questions about who can and should tell certain stories and thoughtfully examines expectations and stereotypes based on gender . . . a sharp, compelling take on publishing.”—Kirkus

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538742747
ISBN-10: 1538742748
Publisher: Forever
Publication Date: June 25th, 2024
Pages: 368
Language: English