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Jay Fingers

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Jay Fingers is a novelist, editor, and blogger. A self-proclaimed "foodie and alcoholic," he grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and lived in Miami for several years. He is the author of the acclaimed novels GUESTLIST and ORANGE MOUND, and the novelette KISSES FOR TATI. His forthcoming MANHATTAN SWEETHEART is scheduled for an early 2014 release. He currently lives in Brooklyn.


Manhattan Sweetheart by Jay Fingers


Well, everyone, here it is — the cover of my highly anticipated next book, Manhattan Sweetheart!


Though several familiar characters make an appearance in the new story, Manhattan Sweetheart is not a direct sequel to my debut novel Guestlist. As I’ve mentioned many times before, my stories and characters are connected, and this work marks the first time such connections are explicitly made. In a...

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Average rating: 4.02 · 62 ratings · 26 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Guestlist
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Kisses for Tati
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Orange Mound: A Novel
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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“Ava glanced over at Napoleon, who was walking back toward them. She smirked at Juliet and said, "Sweetie, you are *not* the one.”
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Elizabeth Lawrence Thanks for the add!


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Jaree Francis


Free sample of There's No Tomorrow
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Lawrence Hey Jay...thanks for accepting my friendship.


Harlequin Books Hello Jay, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador


Shawnette Hi, Jay...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...Happy Reading :-)


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Jay Fingers Rachel wrote: "Hi =)
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You're welcome. Keep in touch! :)


Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten) Hi =)
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