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The Boy Next Door (The Salinger Family #1)

4.23  ·  Rating Details  ·  22 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Rundles and Salingers don't mix. Not since the tragic accident involving Zach Rundle's brother and Lindsey Salinger's mother. But when the well-being of Zach's five-year-old nephew is at stake, Zach and Lindsey are dragged together again. At first Zach thinks the social worker is stirring up the old feud. But he soon realizes that's the last thing on her mind. Before long, ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Harlequin Books
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Guilt. We have all had moments we would like to live over again. What if I it did this way? Or I did not do it at all?

THE BOY NEXT DOOR explored choices that Lyndsey Salinger and Zach Rundle made 13 years ago. These same decisions affected their lives as adults.

Alcoholism, dementia, child neglect and learning to let go of the past are a big part of this story. Ms. Knupp injected some realism and empathy for several of the characters. Not everyone was likable but you felt the
Jan 14, 2010 Kathy rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone looking for a well-written contemp romance
I was pleasantly surprised by this book. The cover and the description weren't particularly appealing to me but I thought I'd give it a shot anyway and I'm glad I did. I started to read a little of it after dinner last night and kept going until I'd finished it.
All of the characters are skillfully drawn with their own personalities and behaviors. The good guys have their flaws and the bad guy isn't completely bad. The conflict was believable and not forced or overblown and the resolution was nat
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Apr 01, 2009 Wendy rated it really liked it
Ohh what a great book. Amy Knupp knows how to pull at your heartstrings and THE BOY NEXT DOOR proves she's an author to watch and devour.

Aug 28, 2007 Holly rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
You gotta love Amy Knupp!
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Amy Knupp lives in Wisconsin with her husband, two sons and five cats. She graduated from the University of Kansas with degrees in French and journalism and feels lucky to use very little of either one in her writing career. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, buying books in excess, traveling, breaking up cat fights, watching college basketball and playing addictive computer games. She's a mem ...more
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