Maria La Serra
Publication date: Spring 2017
Genres: New Adult, Romance
When Mable Harper gets a chance to become a fashion model, she leaves her old life behind and moves to New York City. However, she quickly learns the backlash of the high-pressure and competitive career that maybe she wasn’t cut out for this business. After being dropped by her agent and relentlessly unlucky in love, Mable spends the lasts few days tying up loose ends before returning home and that’s all she intended to do until her life collides with Simon Rowe. The moment she meets him, she knew it could only be bittersweet.
Simon Rowe is a fashion photographer who marches to the beat of his own drum. Never had any wish for success, only wanted to keep doing what he loves without getting tangled in the hype. Simon suffered enough loss in the past that there was no room for anything else other than his career, that is until one fateful hot summer night he meets the golden Aphrodite. He quickly comes to her rescue and realizes she would be impossible to resist but only when he gives Mable a chance, and lands her on a fashion shoot of a high-profile glossy magazine, sets the wheels in motion. Now he’s at risk of losing her for good if he doesn’t come clean about his past but that would mean confronting his deep regret. He knows he had broken his number one rule, and that’s never get involved with the people you work with.
In a world that’s staged can their love thrive under the lights?
Maria La Serra, a fashion designer, turned writer, lives in Montreal with her husband and two children. She will try everything at least once, except for skiing, hiking or camping-okay anything relating to activities done in the great outdoors. The Proverbial Mr. Universe is her first novel.