If The Shoe Fits

If The Shoe Fits by Laurie LeClair

Book 1: Once Upon A Romance Series

What happens when a modern day Cinderella’s dreams don’t involve getting married?

Romance? Love? Charlotte (Charlie) King doesn’t have time for either one. All she wants is her late father’s dream to come true by making his beloved King’s Department Store thrive again. However, her stepmother has other ideas. Charlie agrees to help her stepmother find grooms for her sheltered stepsisters. In exchange, the stepmother will release her stronghold on the store’s budget. After all, one good deed deserves another, right? But, Charlie has no idea what her heart’s in for when…

Alexander (Alex) Royale, dubbed by society newspapers as Prince Charming, arrives for dinner to meet the all-female King family. His ailing grandparents yearn for his marriage and then the baby carriage. Well, that and running the family company. Having unsuccessfully searched for months, Alex doesn’t hold out any hope in finding his future bride among the King sisters. However, all his expectations, including his idea of a business-like marriage of convenience, vanish the moment Charlie crashes into him.

When Alex sets out out to win over Charlotte, he has no idea he has to bargain with the stepmother, secretly buy the store, court Charlotte after the wedding, and, oh yeah, be featured in Charlie’s new fairy tale ad campaign, The Charmings, based on them. Can a guy ever get a break?

The couple never factored in falling in love with each other. Now, faced with losing all their families ever wanted, Charlie and Alex must choose: Do they live their families’ dreams or do they finally live their own?

Rave Reviews

“The story and the characters were outstanding! I love this book! I couldn’t put it down, it was so cute and romantic in such a different way, it surprised me! I’m glad I got it!”

~ Gloria on Amazon.com

“Well-written and engaging. A definite keeper and one to share with my bookshop group. Cannot wait to read the next book in the series.”

~ Amazon customer

“One of the best Cinderella stories I’ve ever read. Very easy reading and the characters touch your heart in the best way possible. Everyone loves laughs and a happy ending and this book has both in spades!”

~ grtgram on Amazon.com

The Details

Publisher: Laurie LeClair
Published: December 2013
ISBN-10: 1493754130
ISBN-13: 978-1493754137