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Like the First Time (Invincible Women)

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THE GOOD SISTER. Claire Bennet has lost her job for the second time in as many years due to downsizing. She doesn't know what she's going to do since her checking account has almost been stripped bare and her older brother is always a day late and a dollar short. With no man in her life, her parents' home is all she has and she's going to lose that unless she can think of...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Julie Barrett
Like The First Time by Francis Ray
A few woman get laid off due to bad economic times and one other wants to get with them to do something she's put off her whole life.
One is good at selling, one at making beauty products and one has all the money. They can go in together and make it work.
Although they put their all into this project some of their spouses or loved ones think they have made a mistake. This book follows
their lives and how they are able to accomplish it all and what they've had to...more
I simply loved this book! A really good read and I highly reccommend it. Ms. Ray has done it again!
Mar 29, 2008 Lydia rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone
LIKE THE FIRST TIME is a wonderful story about three women who through test and trials, find the true meaning of friendship and love, but the greatest discovery is the love of SELF first. I found it almost impossible to put this book down. The characters are so like able and real that I found myself rooting for them and their happiness right from the start. Francis Ray weaves a wonderful tale of life's ups and downs and shows us that through perseverance and endurance we can overcome and find ha...more
Jessica Terry
This book was amazing...I loved the writing and the detail, and how the lives of the main characters came together, not to mention the evolvement of each of them. I wish I had a man that loved me as much as Hamilton loved Lorraine! This was one book that really made me want to run to my computer and write...
Three sister friends from different walks of life, with different goals and choices. Together they not only form a company but build a sister/mother/daughter/ friendship/relationships that enables then all to becom.e Like The First Time
Francis Ray's style of writing is very versatile & extremely knowlegable this book made me want to open my own business!
Love this book! Sorry I haven't read it sooner. I will definitely be reading the rest in the series.
Good book, but could've been shortened by 50 pages. Lol
Good book but too predictable
Good Read.
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Francis Ray was a New York Times and USA Today bestselling African-American writer of romance novels. Her literary fiction series – Taggart and Falcon, the Invincible Women, Grayson Family of New Mexico, and Grayson Friends – have consistently made bestseller's lists. She was born in Richland, Texas, and studied nursing, receiving a bachelor's degree from Texas Woman's University...more
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Until There Was You (Graysons of New Mexico, #1) Only You (Graysons of New Mexico, #5) Dreaming of You (Graysons of New Mexico, #3) Irresistible You (Graysons of New Mexico, #4) You and No Other (Graysons of New Mexico, #2)

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