Seventeen-year-old Jade Peterson must marry wealthy to save her family from financial ruin. Her mother has all but promised Jade's hand in marriage to Caleb Baker. However, Jade has set her sights on her neighbor, Drake Edwards. Though Drake is a rogue with girls' hearts, Jade is determined to tame his--and make him beg her to marry him. Unfortunately, Jade is completely innocent in the ways of love. But she's not above tricking Drake into a proposal. In fact, that's her plan.
16,000-words (an hour read)