A Maharaja and an actress fake an engagement in Alisha Kay’s newest romcom, The Maharaja’s Fake Fiancée. But when the lines between fake and real begin to blur, will they let long-held prejudices keep them apart?
Alisha, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! We’re excited to find out more about your hero, but first, tell us about The Maharaja’s Fake Fiancée.
The Maharaja’s Fake Fiancée by Alisha Kay
Genre Romantic Comedy
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
A scandal-averse Maharaja.
A free-spirited actress.
What do you get when you throw them together and add a fake engagement to the mix?
Either a match made-in-heaven or a royal disaster.
Nivy Sharma knows exactly what she needs – the freedom to be herself and follow her passion. Guess what she doesn’t need? A tailor-made husband.
When her meddlesome mother tries to throw her into the arms of a mom-approved suitor, Nivy runs the other way.
Right into the arms of the man who shattered her heart five years ago.
His Highness Veerendra Singh can recognize a pain-in-the-ass when he sees it. Especially when it falls into his arms.
Even if said pain-in-the-ass has legs that go on forever and lush lips that just beg to be kissed, Veer vows to run the other way. As he did once before.
But, when the marriage-minded princess of Tejpur sets her sights on him, Veer runs back into Nivy’s arms to propose a fake engagement.
When ‘fake’ starts to feel very real, Nivy and Veer have to decide what is important – long-held prejudices or the chance for a life with the only person they’ve ever loved.
Will this be their second chance at love or will their broken past ruin their hope for a shared future?
Know the Heroine from The Maharaja’s Fake Fiancée
It’s late, she’s bored. What does she do?
Nivy is an avid reader. So she’ll just pull up a romance novel on her Kindle.
What kind of food would she impulse buy if hungry?
A plate of aloo tikki chaat – an Indian street food
Describe the kind of clothes she prefers to wear.
Jeans and a t-shirt.
Does she know how to fix things?
She tried to do something and it went badly. Tell us about it.
She invested all her savings into producing a movie, and it backfired when her biggest investor backed out. She entered into a fake engagement with Veer because he has promised to fund the movie.
How does she act around children she doesn’t know?
She loves kids, and is very comfortable around them.
What is she like first thing in the morning?
Grumpy until she has her first cup of coffee.
Can she use chopsticks?
Yes. She had to learn to use them for a role.
Does she drink coffee? If so, how does she take it? If not, what does she drink instead?
She loves strong filter coffee, with a dash of milk and two spoons of sugar.
What apps would she have on her phone?
Android or iPhone?
Earrings or unpierced ears?
Tattoos or unadorned skin?
Personal vehicle or public transport?
Personal vehicle, because she can’t use public transport without being mobbed.
Recycle or toss?
Recycle, because that is part of the Indian way of life.
Thanks for helping us get to know your heroine!
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Alisha Kay is a Delhi-based writer, who writes funny and passionate Indian romances novels.
She doesn’t hold with the concept of damsel-in-distress, which is why her heroines are spunky women with a sharp tongue and the ability to rescue themselves.
Her heroes are hot men who are woke enough to find that independence irresistible.
The Maharaja’s Fake Fiancée is Alisha’s first book.