for Strings Attached by Judy Blundell
"Kit Corrigan arrived in New York City with a dream, no money and a whole load of baggage. She was looking for a fresh start in the glitz and glamour of Broadway. Life in the city isn't quite what Kit expected, however, as she struggles to make her mark in the cut-throat world of showbiz. With her future looking uncertain, an unexpected helping hand comes in the shape of Nate Benedict, a lawyer with Mafia connections. Suddenly, Kit's dream of being a star is within her grasp...but at what price?" --from back cover.
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