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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Heart-Throb for Hire
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Kate had made the best of things. At thirty, she was a single, successful career woman, certain that she just didn't have what it took to charm a man. But then Roy Fitzsimmons came along, and threw her convictions to the wind. A beautiful guy like him couldn't possibly be interested in her, so why was he asking her for a date? Soon Kate was sure that her wariness was justified - Roy had to be earning his living by hiring himself out to lonely women! The trouble was, she was fast falling under his spell. What could she do to resist? - back cover (Sydney, 1994)


y separately published work icon Heartthrob for Hire Miranda Lee , Sara Nakayama (illustrator), Tokyo : SB Creative , 2014 25375652 2014 single work graphic novel romance

'Kate has long insisted on being celibate, and at this point even her family suspects she’s gay. But one day she saves Roy, a handsome former football star, and as it turns out, Roy has a new vocation: working as a gigolo! Since she doesn’t have a lover to show off to her parents, Roy suggests he hire her to play the role of her doting boyfriend. Tired of her family’s concerns about her love life, she makes an agreement with Roy and takes him home to Mom and Dad. Kate promises herself she won’t actually get involved with him, but her heart has other ideas…'  (Publication summary)

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Alternative title: Che Bello Amare
Language: Italian

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