Mari K. Cicero

Mari K. Cicero is a pen name under which I write New Adult and Young Adult.



Rosalind Betters doesn’t need a man, she needs a groom. Love wasn’t on her calendar, but when her newly-engaged friend pitches her on the growth potential married life holds, she decides to invest.  Within days, the venue is booked, the date is set, and everything is ready to go. The only thing missing is someone to balance out the altar. Where else would an entrepreneur go to fill a high-level vacancy than to San Francisco’s best headhunter?

When Xavier Hommes is approached by the charming CEO of BetaHouse, he’s intrigued but hesitant. Until Rosalind offers him an exclusive contract to staff her rapidly expanding start-up, and he’s hooked. It doesn’t take long, however, for Xavier to think he might be the perfect candidate. Only, you can’t seduce your biggest client and expect to stay in business, can you?

As Rosalind homes in on her choice of groom, Xavier is forced to walk a delicate line between passion and professionalism, hoping to win the hand and the heart of the Start-Up Bride.

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This book was previously released as Have Gown, Will Wed.



Robin Lewis is a brilliant college student who did a truly stupid thing. Trying to escape the consequences of a forbidden romance, she enrolls at prestigious Manderson University, and decides that the only way to avoid making the same mistake twice is to have no social life at all. All good and fine, until she literally falls into Hawk Stephens’ life one late night at the office. Hawk is more than just a pretty face and a brilliant mind. He’s also the night janitor. Robin wants to resist the attraction, but it’s hard to ignore the way he seems so perfect for her. But when she finds out Hawk is so much more than he seems, embroiled by the fallout of his own regretful decisions, she questions if two such broken people can ever add up to a whole.

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