Devil May Care

A Novel

About The Book

Do you think you could resist temptation? Not a piece of cheesecake. Or another martini. Or a one-night stand. Real temptation. The kind they warn you about in the Bible...
Sally Carpenter is a struggling actress in New York City. She hasn't had a real gig in two years, her agent has stopped returning her phone calls, and she hates her day job. She's just about ready to go home to Wisconsin and finish her psych degree. Then she meets Jack Weaver. Jack's rich, charismatic, gorgeous -- and the president of one of the biggest TV networks in the country. When he starts showing an interest in Sally's career, she's grateful but wary. She's heard rumors about Jack -- he's a bit of a womanizer and ruthless in business. Even so, when he asks her out to dinner, she doesn't say no. Almost immediately, Sally's luck begins to change. Producers are scrambling to hire her, her biggest professional rival lands in the hospital with a mysterious illness, and, best of all, Sally's falling in love with the most wonderful man she's ever met. For the first time in her life, she is happy. Yet she can't shake the feeling that things seem too good to be true. When a series of bizarre coincidences and grisly accidents start happening, Sally finds herself wondering: Has she really met Mr. Right? Or has she fallen for the Devil himself?
Loaded with dead-on comic timing and pitch-perfect dialogue, Devil May Care stars one of the most exuberantly realized heroines in recent years -- not even Bridget Jones had it this bad. Newcomer Sheri McInnis takes us on a journey that will speak to anyone who's ever had to choose between doing what is right and what feels right.

About The Author

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Sheri Mcinnis has worked in TV production and public relations. Devil May Care is her first novel.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (August 19, 2003)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743488068

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Laura Caldwell author of Burning the Map Hip, witty, and gorgeously written...one hell of a good time.

Kathleen DeMarco author of Cranberry Queen I loved this book. It's smart, it's real, and, most importantly, it's genuinely funny.

Publishers Weekly A brisk and savvy read....Clever fun.

Library Journal Bridget Jones's Diary meets The Omen....A sinfully good time.

Jennifer Weiner author of Good in Bed Sexy and stylish -- for any woman who's ever wondered just how wrong her Mr. Right can be.

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