Welcome to Arabesque's Romance in the Spotlight series, where glamorous settings, sizzling chemistry and delicious intrigue all take center stage . . . It's the hottest story of the year Felicia Parker is a successful New York newspaper columnist with a Rolodex full of celebrity connections -- and zero social contacts. When a glitzy society event requires bringing a date, she hires an escort, and the tall, stunningly handsome man who arrives makes even romance-shy Felicia want to get up close and very personal. John Ashton Underwood is a high-powered CEO looking for a stable, traditional partner, not a jet-setting reporter known to half of New York. Their worlds clash, but the scorching attraction between them could burn up the pages . . .