The Cinderella Rules (2003) Montana rancher Darby undergoes socialite training to prep for hostessing her tycoon daddy's Swedish business partner. Heroine's Conflict Should she trade in her jeans for… 2003-12-30 Fiction Romance Bantam
Review

The Cinderella Rules (2003)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Dec 30, 2003; Writer: Donna Kauffman; Genres: Fiction, Romance; Publisher: Bantam

Montana rancher Darby undergoes socialite training to prep for hostessing her tycoon daddy's Swedish business partner. Heroine's Conflict Should she trade in her jeans for capri pants -- and her pre-makeover rogue, Shane, for the Euro smoothie? Three's Company Moment Darby gets it on with Shane in a Nordstrom dressing room while discussing silk blouses with her personal shopper through the closed door. Lowdown Despite fun banter and sizzling sex, the intrigue-laden twist stretches believability beyond fairy-tale limits.

Originally posted Jan 16, 2004 Published in issue #746 Jan 16, 2004 Order article reprints