Marissa is super into acting. When she sees Archer being ruthlessly and annoyingly flirted with, she pretends she's on a date with him so that the girls will leave him alone. She’s already caught him retreating to the music hall to get away from all the attention now that he’s recently single and available. One time she even hears him playing the piano.
This book was so good. The characters had instant chemistry and the descriptions were amazing. Instead of coming off as crass at times, it was just super sexy without the cringe. The girl main character loves her job, and she doesn't want to risk it over a hot prince. He has a responsibility to marry and have heirs, but he's distracted from the mission because of his feelings for her.
All of the characters from the various tomboy books make an appearance in this novel. Some couples are on the rocks while other relationships are thriving, but everyone wants to enjoy Christmas Eve at Champs. Unfortunately it's hard to keep emotions at bay and just enjoy the company of friends.
After pissing off the head of the supernatural lab, failing at befriending my fellow inmates, and pitching a temper tantrum in the underground cafeteria, it was only a matter of time before I had to do something about this whole captivity thing.
His job was to protect her. Feelings weren't supposed to get involved.