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When The Bough Breaks

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Late 1960's. Time of the Vietnam War, hippies, fishnet hose, and mini-skirts. Add a flirtatious wink from the baby blues of 'love'em and leave 'em' Parker Shane and sixteen-year-old Darlene Moore wonders if she'll ever be the same.

Winner of the 2009 P&E Readers Poll in the YA category, When the Bough Breaks is more than a romance tale. Combining suspense, intrigue, and
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 25th 2010 by Self (first published October 1st 2009)
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Jaimey
Sep 09, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: to everyone who wants mystery and clean romance
Synopsis: 16-year-old Darlene Moore is not allowed to date until she turns 18. Despite her mother's rule, she finds herself drawn to Parker Shane, a young man newly returned from Vietnam who has the reputation of a playboy. Through betrayals by more than one person in whom Darlene once placed her trust, these two struggle to find a way to be together.

My two cents: This book started out with the feel of a typical young adult book. The heroine, Darlene, is 16 and in high school. Set in the late '6
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Martha
Oct 03, 2009 rated it it was amazing
4.5 of 5 - a NEED to read at YGR.
This is another winning book from Miss Mae! Lots of intrigue with a sweet romance!
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