How tangled can a romantic web get?
When gruff mountaineer Dominic Hartington-George seeks sponsorship for his latest expedition, his London PA insists on a more media-friendly profile—like dating celebrity supermodel Zeb Z.
Zeb can’t make the date, so he asks his identical twin, Aidan, to stand in for just one evening. Aidan, a struggling playwright, shuns the limelight to the extent people don’t even know Zeb has a sibling, but he reluctantly agrees.
When the deception has to continue beyond the first date, Aidan fights to keep up the pretense. Dominic likes his sassy, intelligent companion, and Aidan starts falling for the forthright explorer. But how long can Aidan’s conscience cope as confusion abounds? Will coming clean as “the other twin” destroy the trust they’ve built?
Romancing the Wrong Twin by Clare London is a contemporary m/m romance about mistaken identity. Dominic “Dom” Hartington-George is a rough mountaineer whose sense of adventure stretches further than his wallet can accommodate, so his publicity team decide to set him up with Zed Z, a tabloid darling. However, Zed has a prior engagement the night he’s set up for his first date with Dom. Luckily for Zed, he has an identical twin, Aidan, who needs some money.
Romancing the Wrong Twin was a simple, escapist story that many readers will enjoy – as long as they don’t overthink it. Mistaken identity stories in general tend to require a greater suspension of disbelief than some of the other tropes, particularly in our world of social media and obsession with every aspect of celebrities’ lives. That being said, London created beautiful, nuanced characters who hard me rooting for their romance.