Never Fall for Your Fake Fiancé (especially not on Valentine’s Day)

One thing I’ve learned this Valentine’s day is that fake fiancés should remain just that: fake.

Pretending to be engaged to James Brody, the hot, single London Deputy Mayor who regularly graces gossip columns, is just a business deal. Nothing more. I’m his appropriately demure fiancée that makes him look like he’s not the playboy the media thinks he is, and he’s my ticket to getting my pushy mum off my back about not being married and producing her two perfect grandchildren.

What’s more, while we’re pretending to be engaged, I can spend all my time trying to capture the real prince in my fairy tale. The guy I’ve been in love with forever.

The problem is, I’ve started to enjoy being with James on our fake dates and public appearances. And, if I’m being totally honest, with his tall, dark, and handsome looks, he’s pretty easy on the eye, too.

And then there’s that kiss we shared that took my breath away. Yeah, that.

Sure, I know it was for the cameras. I know I shouldn’t read anything into it. I know he’s kissed more girls than I’ve had trips on the Tube. But the heat in that kiss can’t be fake.

The problem is, I want the fairy tale, the Hallmark movie, the real thing. And I know James Brody isn’t the real thing.

Nope. This is a business deal.

Only the deeper I get the more I realise someone forgot to tell my heart that.



Never Fall for Your Fake Fiancé is a laugh-out-loud and romantic enemies-to-lovers story set in London on Valentine’s… Check out the trailer below.



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Praise for Never Fall for Your Fake Fiancé:

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Kate O’Keeffe unfolds this romance in a manner that kept me guessing. I cared little for Matt and agreed with Stanley, an elderly co-worker, who tells Lottie that her crush just uses her. It is apparent from the beginning that Lottie lacks experience in dating. I thought it was amusing how her roommates came up with nicknames for Lottie’s “men”. James Brody was the epitome of a classy businessman, and I wished Lottie would wake up. He goes all out in showing his romantic interest, but she seems stuck on Matt. I found the entire story to have engaging dialogue and vivid details of the surroundings. The ambiance and grandeur of the places James takes her are easy to envision. The end of the tale didn’t turn out the way I expected. Romance novel readers who like unpredictable plots with palpable tension and engaging characters will enjoy Never Fall For Your Fake Fiancé.” – Readers’ Favorite

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Hilarious, addicting, and completely unputdownable, this book had me laughing out loud.” – USA Today bestselling author, Whitney Dineen

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “I literally laughed and swooned my way through this whole book.” – Bestselling author, Melanie Summers

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Filled with laugh-out-loud moments and sizzling heat between the two main characters, this book had me from the first page to the last.” – USA Today bestselling author, Delancey Stewart


Readers LOVE Never Fall for Your Fake Fiancé:

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “A DEFINITE MUST read!” – Bookbub reviewer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “I would LOVE to see this as a movie!! Whether Netflix, Passionflix or the big screen, it would make a wonderful movie!! I’m gushing, but I really, really loved this book so much!! This will definitely be a book I read over and over!!” – Amazon reviewer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “This book was well-written, clever, witty and so fun I read it the day it came out and did not put it down.” – Amazon reviewer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “I absolutely loved this  wonderful story!” – Booksprout reviewer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “I absolutely adored this read. It was not only hilariously amusing, but all of the characters were very relatable in so many ways.” – Amazon reviewer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “What a wonderful book from start to the delicious finish!…I laughed, I worried, and I loved this book. Such a great entry in a fun series of unpredictable love.” – Bookbub reviewer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Fake fiancé stories aren’t new but I knew that one written by Kate O’ Keeffe was going to make me laugh and probably make me cry. I wasn’t disappointed.” – Goodreads reviewer


Titles in the It’s Complicated series:

Each book in the series can be read as a standalone, but if you want to read them in order, here it is:

Book 1: Never Fall for Your Back-Up Guy

Book 2: Never Fall for Your Enemy

Books 3: Never Fall for Your Fake Fiancé

Book 4: Never Fall for Your One that Got Away