He never bothered with hello. The shrieking hot stranger had me dizzy the instant he said we're engaged. Then he chased off the bully on our heels and dragged me back to his place for the night. Pure insanity, right? Wrong. You don't let pride do the talking when you're homeless, on the run, and hauling around your sick father in a truck so old it must've been on Noah's Ark. You definitely don't complain when Ridge Barnet takes charge. (In)famous heartthrob. Stinking rich. Fed up owner of one angry rooster. Eyes set to permanent storm. Of course, it doesn't end there. My unexpected Romeo doubles down on this ridiculous fake fiancée rescue scheme. One blazing kiss shatters worlds. I'm swept up in a small-town fairy tale, wishing I hadn't lost my faith in wishes years ago. He's saving my life. Hero and done. Nothing more. Prince Charmings don't really marry pumpkin farmers from Wisconsin. Give me strength. Tell me his gaze doesn't scream obsession. Save me from his oh-so-believable growls. Help me believe our little arrangement never, ever ends in I do. Contains mature themes.