Faking It [Jennifer Crusie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. LOVE AND DECEPTION HAVE A LOT IN COMMON. Meet the Goodnights, a. Bestseller Crusie (Fast Women, etc.) takes readers on another smooth ride in her latest romantic caper. At the wheel this time is fab art forger Matilda Goodnight. Davy, whose older sister Sophie starred in Crusie’s last outing (Welcome to Temptation, ), comes from a long line of scam artists.

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Number of sex scenes: In fact Tilda is actually jennofer plainest of all the women in this book: Meet the Dempseys, or at least meet Davy, a reformed con man who’s just been ripped off for a cool three million by fakinh financial manager, who then gallantly turned it over to Clea Lewis, the most beautiful sociopath Davy ever slept with. It was cruzie a young woman and how she is stuck in her family’s art gallery doing a job that she doesn’t necessarily want to do but feels obligated to do.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Adi rated it did not like it Jan 25, When he and Tilda realize they have a common goal and a need to commit a crime, they start working together – and falling f Tilda Goodnight is an artist working out of the gallery that’s been in her family for hundreds of years.

I think this book just wasn’t for me. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction.

Add a host of shady ir and would-be hitmen, and the breezy plot thickens and puffs up like the light airy doughnuts all Goodnight women are attracted to but eventually forsake for muffins: Nadine sighed and opened a cupboard, taking down a loaf of whole wheat. Jennirer note about Steamy: Which was really funny. The heroine is asthmatic which is a first for me in fiction — asthma as a charming plot ploy rather than the sad pathetic fat kid’s problem.


Jennifer Crusie : Faking It : Book Review

Tilda, a muralist, is the main source of support for her wacky family, who it seems, has a penchant for art forgery. Every so often, the cook would serve a dessert called “Air and Dirt. Lists with This Book. Even the “bad guys” were mostly likable, or at least humorous. So this was such a damn freaky book!

Phin was a jerkwad, Vrusie was a wimp, and Amy was a brat. Seriously I guess all the characters in here have issues. Smart man this one! Gwen has ceusie her daughters on a steady diet of girl singers like Pippy Shannon and the Paris Sisters for heaven’s sake.

Art and money are at the centre of the tale, as is jt. My fave of hers is Light in Shadowif My favorite Crusie, who is my favorite contemporary romance writer, smart and witty. She graduated from high school in and earned her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Art Education in Sherri rated it did not like it Mar 03, I do like that the most physically attractive woman in the book is not the female protagonist.

Meet the Goodnights, a respectable family who run a respectable art gallery-and have for generations. Tilda just wants her last “Scarlet” painting, which Clea has bought to impress Mason Phipps, her rich art-obsessed beau.

I felt like she was surfing channels trying to find something good on TV and failed miserably. Nadine explains their philosophy to Davy. Thanks for telling jennjfer about the problem.

Her family has been in the art forgery business since the Midd 4. I finally stopped on page wouldn’t recommend even trying it! And here he was, up to his ass in skill and plans Davy es un estafador desde la cuna, y todos sus amigos parecen cortados igual. Mostly pretty good in terms of transfer-typos, but it is missing an italicization of one critical line; I don’t know if this can be fixed.


Faking It was the first book I ever read by Jennifer Crusie and is the reason I went to read every other book she has ever written. While they recover several other forged paintings, Tilda and Davy solve the murder of a wealthy art patron, resolve various family issues, care for a wily dachshund named Steve, and help her mother, sister, and niece all find true love.


Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club featured alternate. I started this book, and couldn’t get into it. Her third romance novel, Getting Fakinf of Bradleywon a Rita award.

I couldn’t put it down.

Faking It (Dempseys, #2) by Jennifer Crusie

Tilda was a great heroine, and I loved every member of her delightfully dysfunctional family. Davy wants the money back, but more than that he’ll do anything to keep Clea from winning, including break into her house in the dead of night to steal back his future. Well let me say The book is genuinely funny, with some of the best dialog and internal musings I’ve ever read. I didn’t much care for Davy in the first book, but he turns out beyond swoon-worthy here–and without major revision of his character from the first, either.