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The Merry Widow's Diary

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Saturday, September 22 1. Get a dog cat. 2. Get a man. 3. Get adventurous (go skinny-dipping!) 4. Get a life! She'd been the pampered and protected wife. Now she was a widow with both daughters off at college and she was suddenly desperate to fill her empty nest with something--anything. So when Jill Townsend finds a mysterious key in her late husband's office she sets out ...more
Paperback, 297 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Harlequin Books (first published 2006)
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This book was different.
I think, and I could be wrong AND I'm way too lazy to verify this, but The Merry Widow's Diary might be my first women's fiction title this year...

Like I said, I could be totally wrong about that. By the end of the year I tend to forget most of the books I read in the first quarter. Just sayin'.

ANYWAYS back to the book review.
So this book...was fantastic.
Really different, like I said, to anything I've read this year (unless that isn't true, memory = shoddy, folks). It was
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And they lived happily ever after.

I’ve always loved that sentence. There is such hope in those words, such faith in the future and ever-after love. I’ve always been a believer, which led me to being a reader of romance novels long before I began to write them. The dance of courtship between a man and a woman, sometimes slow and bluesy, sometimes wild and uninhibited, is sheer bliss to me. And the
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