CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE
- Mass Market Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Forever (June 25, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1455515760
- ISBN-13: 978-1455515769
Here comes trouble…
Etta Green kissed Everson, Texas, goodbye years ago. A big city chef, she intends to return only long enough to settle her beloved grandmother’s estate and then hightail it back to Chicago. But Grammy Hazel had other plans. In her will, she left Etta part-ownership of a B&B that’s about to go bankrupt before it even opens. And what’s worse–Etta’s partner is Donny Joe Ledbetter, a handsome devil with some serious bad boy charm. Growing up, Donny Joe didn’t give Etta a second glance. Now, she’s got his whole attention.
A far cry from the shy bookworm he once knew, sexy, spirited Etta Green is nothing but trouble. Yet Donny Joe decides to play nice. After all, the quicker they open the B&B, the faster this exasperating–and irresistible–woman will be on her way. Donny Joe has never been a one-woman kind of man. But one crazy little moment of unforgettable desire may change his mind–if he can convince Etta to stay for good…
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EXCERPT:*From the publisher*
He huddled in his thin black suit coat as an uncommonly bitter wind whipped through Everson Memorial Gardensandbatteredthemournerswho’dgatheredgrave– side to pay their respects to the dearly departed Hazel Green. Miz Hazel, as she was known by one and all, had livedacolorfullifeandhaddiedtoosoonatthefriskyage ofsixty–eight.
ShewouldbemissedbythegoodfolksinEverson, includingDonnyJoe.She’dbeenhisnextdoorneighbor, agrandmotherfigure ofsorts,anever–endingsourceof unsolicited advice—some good, some bad. And of late, hisbusinesspartner.
He didn’t treat her passing lightly, so when he was asked to be a pallbearer he agreed without hesitation. He had a real affection for the old girl. Too bad he couldn’t sayhefeltthesameabouthergranddaughter.
HelethisgazetraveloverEttaGreen.Shehadsteamed backinto Everson a few daysago to takecare ofthe funeralarrangementsforhergrandmother,butgriefcould only go sofarin excusinghersurlyattitude.Notthathe’d had any direct encounters with her, but it hadn’t taken long for word to spread via the town grapevine that she’d bulldozed everyone in her path. Out of the respect people had for Miz Hazel, she’d gotten away with it. Now she perched on one of the spindly chairs set up for the family infrontof thecasket,hersmallfireplugofabodyvibratingwithdefianceandanger.
Hetookinherface,griefclearlyetchedineveryfeature while the howling wind tossed her short dark brown hair aroundherheadinalldirections.Dressedallinblack,her fistswereclenchedtightlyinherlapasifitwereallshe could do not to shake them at the heavens for taking her beloved Grammy away too soon. Her pointy high–heeled blackpumpstappedoutanervousrhythmonthedrywinter grass, suggesting she might kick the shins of the first person who dared express any hint of sympathy. Donny Joeplannedtokeephisdistance.
A BIT ABOUT MOLLY CANNON:
Molly lives a charmed life in Texas with her husband, Mr. Wonderful and her extremely large cat Nelson. When she’s not writing, she spends her days reading, taking dance classes with MW, and watching every kind of sporting event imaginable. Molly has three grown children, all married to terrific people and two wonderful grandchildren. Life is good!
For more information visit her website: http://mollycannon.com/
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Thanks,to Marissa at Grand Central Publishing, we are offering 2 print copies of “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”. 2 winners, 1 copy each. Giveaway will run from June 29 until July6,2013.
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