From the author of the Goodreads Choice Award winner The Spanish Love Deception, comes an eagerly anticipated follow-up novel titled The American Roommate Experiment. Written by Elena Armas and published by Atria Books, this captivating story revolves around Rosie Graham and Lucas Martín, who find themselves sharing a New York apartment.
Rosie Graham, a woman with a handful of problems, takes the bold step of quitting her well-paid job to pursue her secret career as a romance writer. However, she faces a major hurdle as she battles with a crippling case of writer’s block. To make matters worse, the ceiling of her New York apartment unexpectedly collapses on her. Luckily, her best friend Lina has entrusted her with a spare key while away. Unbeknownst to Rosie, Lina has already lent the apartment to her cousin Lucas, whom Rosie has been avidly following on Instagram for the past few months.
Lucas, a charming Spanish gentleman, immediately steps in to assist Rosie in her time of need. Offering her a place to stay until she finds affordable temporary housing, Lucas proposes an audacious experiment to reignite Rosie’s literary inspiration and meet her looming deadline. He suggests a series of experimental dates, each designed to jump-start her romantic imagination. Rosie, with nothing to lose, agrees to Lucas’s proposition. After all, her harmless online crush on him is completely under control. However, the clock is ticking, and with Lucas’s limited time in New York, six weeks may prove inadequate for both Rosie and her deadline.
With sparkling chemistry, a tantalizing grin, and an irresistible accent, Lucas brings a unique charm to the apartment. As he strolls around the place in a towel, his presence becomes increasingly captivating. Not only that, he surprises Rosie with his culinary skills. Will Rosie find her muse and conquer her writer’s block? How will this unconventional experiment impact their lives? Will Lucas’s impending departure leave Rosie with a broken heart?
The American Roommate Experiment is a captivating tale that explores the complexities of romance, self-discovery, and the pursuit of one’s dreams. Elena Armas weaves a delightful narrative filled with humor, passion, and unexpected twists. Readers will be glued to the pages as they embark on this enchanting journey alongside Rosie and Lucas. Don’t miss out on this remarkable novel that will leave you yearning for more.