From the award-winning author of The Art of Enchantment, comes Making Room for You, an inspiring, heart-warming enemies-to-lovers romantic women’s fiction tale. What lengths will we go to for best friends, to heal broken families and to avoid best-laid plans getting derailed by the destiny that we deserve? Gifted architect Alexa Jenner has a strategic plan for architectural stardom and the ultimate goal of an independent practice. She vitally needs a prestigious new project, but her boss and mentor-with-benefits stands in the way.She grew up watching her mother pay a heavy price for love, at the loss of her freedom, her creativity and her identity– a price Alexa swore she would never pay. Now nothing will stand in the way of her success. Bruce Koczynski has success in spades, living a life of leisure after selling his software company for millions. But money can’t buy the thing he was deprived of as a child, and desires most.When crisis obliges them to jointly care for their best friends’ kids, a few weeks in each other’s company disrupts their carefully constructed plans. Alexa can scarcely afford the time, so sharing responsibilities with her sexy arch-nemesis is the only way it works, though the arrangement may be the death of her. Will the unexpected intimacy of playing house wreak havoc on their lives?With Alexa’s world turned upside-down, she must question what she really wants in life—and in love. What will she choose when the design for her future seems beyond her control?What is the price of sacrifice, when love is the prize?Making Room For You was previously published as Disruption by Design."This is an Entertaining, Must Read Romance that is really worth your time and I would recommend it to anyone." K Galloway, Amazon reviewer
BIOGRAPHY MaryAnn Clarke Scott set out to write engaging stories that walk a tight rope between heart-warming Romance and intelligent Women's Fiction, and it's caused her nothing but trouble since, beginning with what to call it. In truth, she writes stories about women healing form past wounds as they define and achieve their own personal happily ever afters.
Clarke Scott is a Chatelaine Grand Prize winner for The Art of Enchantment, first in the Life is a Journey series of romantic women's fiction about young women abroad who discover themselves and fall in love while getting embroiled in other people's problems. Reconcilable Differences is first in the Having It All series about professional women in Vancouver struggling to balance the challenge and fulfillment of career with the search for identity, love, family and home. She also loves to weave dramatic relationships into steampunk and cyberpunk adventures.
She's been an architect, a gerontologist, a telephone operator, a dental hygienist, and an education savings advisor. When not writing, she meditates while hiking wooded mountain trails, does yoga and Pilates to fend off decrepitude, reads eclectically, contemplates wormholes, experiments with painting abstract expressionism, kills plants and tries not to burn dinner. Clarke Scott lives on beautiful Vancouver Island, Canada with her husband and a few small mammals. Although she knows she lives in Paradise, she still loves traveling the world in search of romance, art, good food and new story ideas.
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