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Old Boyfriends

3.51  ·  Rating Details  ·  96 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
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Longtime bestselling author Rexanne Becnel moves from historical romance to "girlfriend books" with ease in this engaging novel of three women at the crossroads of their lives. When M.J.'s rich husband dies during a "therapeutic massage" and leaves her penniless, her best friends rally around. There's Bitsy, the former debutante who has piled o
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Paperback, 298 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Harlequin Books (first published 2005)
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Caroline Turla
May 09, 2011 Caroline Turla rated it it was ok
At first, I have second thought of reading it because. 1.) It's like for adults because of the ages and status of characters 2.) I didn't thought I can understand this story because it's all about adulthood. But in the middle part of the book, I got hooked. Well, it was about like some sort of an adventure of seeing their ex boyfriends during their high school and receiving their second chances on their love lives.

I was like fascinated with their love life and how they would ever find their hap
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Mia Leto
Mar 24, 2016 Mia Leto rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: commedy
Finito di leggere Tre amiche e una Jaguar, pensavo di leggerlo così per sdrammatizzare il fatto che sono ferma da più di un mese con Joyce, senza sapere neanche perché.
Poi mi sono accorta che il tema che avevo scelto era sotto i miei occhi ed io non me ne ero neanche accorta.

La trama è abbastanza semplice, tre amiche che decidono di tornare a casa, peccato che non abbiano 20 o non sono appena uscite dal college. Hanno 40 anni e due di loro anche qualche matrimonio alle spalle.
Il viaggio le av
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Jessi
Apr 18, 2010 Jessi rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
I know I got this book from off of one of the romance blogs I read but I can't remember which one. It's a really charming story about three women who are from Louisiana but now live in California. They are all facing a crossroads in their lives.
Cat is an interior designer. She has married two men, both drunken cheats, and is more than a little cynical about the entire species. But when she goes back to Louisiana, she learns that the family that she always thought was hopeless, might not be that
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Louise
Apr 10, 2009 Louise rated it really liked it
Shelves: women-s-fiction
Quite a funny story. Great women's fiction!

From back cover:

"Road Trip for three? They were three girlfriends whose lives had seen better days, and they were driving to a reunion in New Orleans, the town they'd left behind.

MJ, a gorgeous younger woman whose older husband died in the bed of...well, let's just say he died in a compromising position; Bitsey, an overweight housewife who can't believe that's all there is; and Cat, a twice-divorced designer whose pristine present is small compensation
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Loretta
Feb 09, 2009 Loretta rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: feb-2009
Three New Orleans natives living in Southern California decide to take a road trip back to one's high school reunion. Bitsy, an unhappily married woman, Cat. twice divorced and M. J., a widow who's older husband has died under scandalous circumstances set out on a journey. They also want to meet up with their high school boyfriends to see if they had made the right choices in who they masrried. It turns out differently than they expected and the road to their happily ever after (?) endings makes ...more
Celisa Mysoulcandance
light and easy read.
Caroline
Jul 29, 2013 Caroline rated it really liked it
Shelves: womens-fiction
I really like Rexanne Becnel's voice and I loved the Harlequin NEXT line for the short time it lasted. This was a good read and the author did a great job of telling all three women's stories in first person which would be dicey with a less skilled author. A good read if you like women's fiction.
Denise
Jun 26, 2012 Denise rated it really liked it
A girlfriend book for the "over-40s" to take to the beach. Girls get even, take a road trip, plus find love with old boyfriends and new ones. Good read.
Hollysteppe
Dec 04, 2012 Hollysteppe rated it really liked it
Very cute book! I usually don't get in to the romance novels but this was a fun read. I loved the bond between the characters.
Jennifer
Aug 21, 2007 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: all girls
it's freaking awesome! as soon as i get it back from friends, i'm totally reading it again!
Cassie
Jan 22, 2008 Cassie rated it it was amazing
Awesome chick lit book...really funny, really good plot lines. I couldn't put it down.
Kari
Aug 23, 2007 Kari rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Easy read. Interesting depth to characters - something to relate to in each woman.
Dawn
Aug 23, 2014 Dawn rated it liked it
Easy and enjoyable read.
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Rexanne Becnel is the author of more than twenty historical romance and contemporary mainstream novels, many of which appeared on the USA Today bestseller list. With the publication of her first novel, My Gallant Enemy, Becnel won the Waldenbooks Award for Best First-Time Romance Author and the Romantic Times Award for Best Medieval Romance by a New Author. While growing up, Becnel lived for a tim ...more
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