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Don't Look Down

Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer

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SHE is a director of dog food commercials who's just been recruited to finish a four-day movie shoot. But as soon as Lucy Armstrong arrives on set, she discovers that the staff is in chaos, the make-up artist is suicidal, and the stunt director just happens to be her ex-husband. That, and the temperamental lead actor has just acquired as an advisor a Green Beret who has the aggravating habit of always being right.
 
HE thought that hiring on as a military consultant for a movie star was a to-die-for deal: easy work, easy money, easier starlets. But his first day on the job, Captain J.T. Wilder ends up babysitting a bumbling comedian, dodging low-flying helicopters, and trying to find out who's taking "shooting a movie" much too literally.

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Chapter One  Lucy Armstrong was standing on the Eugene Talmadge Memorial Bridge when she first spotted the black helicopter coming at her through the sunset.  Based on the rest of her day, that wasn't going to be good.  Twenty feet to her right, her assistant director, Gleason Bloom, ignored the chopper and worked the set like a depraved grasshopper, trying to organize what Lucy had already recognized as her career's most apathetic movie crew. Her gratitude to Gloom for his usual good work was only exceeded by her gratitude that he hadn't yet seen that the movie's
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"This first collaboration between bestselling romance writer Crusie and adventure-thriller writer Mayer is a rare delight. Mayer's delectably dry sense of humor perfectly complements Crusie's brand of sharp wit, and together the two have cooked up a sexy, sassy, and smart combination of romance and suspense that is simply irresistible."--Booklist
 
"Bless the day that Crusie and Mayer sat down to chat, for this collaboration is inspired!"--Romantic Times BOOKreviews (Top Pick)
 
"Noted romance/chick-lit author Crusie (Bet Me) and adventure author Mayer (Z: A Dave Reilly Novel) team up [and] the writing is seamless." --Library Journal
 
 "The two writers/two viewpoints style lends itself to humor, and the authors don't stint on fast-paced action and complication."--Tampa Tribune
 
"It's light; it's witty; it's a page-turner. It's romantic, in a he-man/she-modern-woman manner."
--The State (South Carolina)
 
"Combines wit, romance, and movie-quality action in one fast-paced book."--News and Sentinel (Parkesburg, WV)
 
"Plenty of big guns, helicopters…and light repartee…all in good fun. Readers will be happy to get a bit damp."--Publishers Weekly
 
"Think Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie True Lies."--Georgia Library Quarterly

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer

  • JENNIFER CRUSIE is the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author of Maybe This Time, Welcome to Temptation, Tell Me Lies, Crazy for You, Faking It, Fast Women, and Bet Me. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University, a master’s from Wright State University, and a master of fine arts from Ohio State University. She lives on the banks of the Ohio River. BOB MAYER is a former Green Beret and the USA Today bestselling author of thirty-two novels under his own name and the pen names Robert Doherty and Greg Donegan. He has over two million books in print.
  • Jennifer Crusie
    Jennifer Crusie
  • Bob Mayer
    Bob Mayer
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