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A story about lifelong friendships that span decades of happiness, sorrow and surprising revelations.
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Published September 28th 2005 by Harlequin Next (first published July 1st 2005)
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Carol
Apr 15, 2012 Carol rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Mystery lovers.
4 1/2 Stars....Bache's story is interesting and the writing is stellar. One of the best reads for me in a good while. She had me glued to the storyline. I was surprised more than once pleasantly I might add. She doesn't waste my time with wordy chapters. The book is about baby boomers and the friendship that has lasted over 50 years..but it is much more than that...This could be a movie..like Safe Passage .. I will rent first chance I get...would rather read the book...
Louise
Apr 08, 2009 Louise rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
An engrossing novel that had me guessing until Jon makes his confession to Barbara! I couldn't read fast enough to find out what I wanted to know. lol

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"The residents of Riggs Park nicknamed her Penny, since her hair was the red of a bright copper coin...

We'd all grown up in the flourishing Washington, D.C., suburb-Marilyn, me, Steve, Penny and Wish...the boy I'd loved. It was during the baby-boom years, when the future was luminous. But things don't always turn out as expected. Ri
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Nov 03, 2012 Louie Haltom rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
baby boomers life long friendship
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Back when I was about eight and my mom worked full-time in an era when most moms stayed home, I rebelled by reading all the short stories in her women's magazines. There were lots of them in those days, most of them marvelous glimpses into a grown-up world I could barely imagine, but that felt glamorous and forbidden and appealing. So I grew up writing women's fiction instead of becoming the docto ...more
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