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Just Before Sunrise

3.76  ·  Rating Details ·  171 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Carla Neggers' sizzling novels are loved for their deliciously funny dialogue, electrifying suspense, and heart-stopping romance. Here, the New York Times bestselling author presents a fast-paced, scintillating tale of love, art, and danger....
Annie Payne realizes her dream when she moves to San Francisco and opens an art gallery. But when she accepts
ebook, 320 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Pocket Books (first published March 1st 1997)
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Mar 08, 2014 Anita rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romantic-supense
Not much romance and I got who the murderer was about 1/3 of the way through, so not much suspense.

Annie lost her Gran and a year later, her home. She saved her
Rottweiler, Otto and decided she needed a new life. She packed her meager belongings in her station wagon and headed for San Francisco and a new life as a gallery owner. Sarah, a bag lady in appearance, wants Annie to purchase a painting at auction for her. On seeing Sarah's home filed with remarkable canvases crying out for her gallery,
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Mar 04, 2014 Marianne Riddle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved the romance, mystery, suspense, mixed in with tidbits about Maine and San Francisco. I was able to figure out who the killer was halfway through the book but through the different characters did make we change my guess several times..
This was no Nora Roberts or Sandra Brown romantic suspense, but it wasn’t all bad. I liked Annie Payne, and could connect with her tough New England pragmatism (being from Maine myself). I also appreciated the contrast between her old life and her new. Garvin wasn’t a bad leading male, though for the entire book I wanted his name to be Gavin. Unfortunately, the fire between them just wasn’t there. Their initial attractions to each other were well written, but there was no growth and no heat to t ...more
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Oct 30, 2015 Teresa Drelick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance-suspense
First Carla Neggers...starting second one tonight...a summer of new authors for me. :)
Aug 28, 2008 Andra rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
just finished. A mystery with a little love thrown in.
Sep 21, 2011 Leslie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not a bad read...just not a great read.
Feb 21, 2011 Doris rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good romance with a little mystery thrown in.
Jun 01, 2009 Rosie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Carla Neggers has been spinning stories ever since she climbed a tree with pad and pen at age eleven. Now she is the New York Times bestselling author of almost 70 novels, with millions of books sold in over 30 countries. Her popular Sharpe & Donovan romantic suspense series featuring FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan launched with Saint’s Gate in 2011 and has been praised as “a breatht ...more
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