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By Sarah J. Brooks

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Liz didn't wish to stick at her boss' condominium. finally, he is her most sensible friend's father. yet what may still she do? She had no selection. She knew it will probably reason trouble...and there's a the reason is, Harrison desires it!

THIS may switch her entire life!

This field Set comprises:

Part 1: Why He wishes It

Part 2: Why He wishes It

Part three: Why He LOVES It

Part four: Why He HIDES It

Part five: Why He unearths It

BONUS: loose BONUS tale - "The Billionaire's Hunt - Drake"!

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