Sandover Beach Christmas by Emma St. Clair
Sticking a control freak together with a total scrooge should be a recipe for a Christmas disaster. But somehow, their warring personalities light up the right kind of sparks. Ripley shouldn't have lied to her family about having a boyfriend. Now, the only way to avoid their overbearing matchmaking attempts is to find someone willing to play along. When Cash pulls Ripley over for speeding, he gets caught up in her fake boyfriend scheme. Though he avoids the holidays as much as he avoids relationships, something keeps drawing him in. Maybe it’s the way her family greets him with open arms, or perhaps it’s his growing desire to take Ripley into his own. What will happen when Christmas ends, and it's time to stop pretending? Or maybe they already have...