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Mail Order Bride by Boon Dock (John Dovey)

Being lonely is a bitch.

Being lonely is a bitch. Rupert has been divorced for over a year and can’t seem to manage the dating scene. His daughter pushes him into investigating a Russian Mail-Order Bride site and to his surprise, he is soon busy arranging for the visit of one of the woman he meets online. The story soon develops into a confrontation . . .

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The Runaway by Eliza Knightly

Sixteen-year-old Eliza has just been picked up by police, placed in the foster care system and deposited in Hope House, a group home for troubled teens. Her comrades are drug addicts, truants, and juvenile delinquents but blue-haired Dean shows her that she isn’t so different from the rest of the teens she lives with. When Dean asks her to run . . .

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North of Happenstance by Amber Laura

This serial tale will chronicle the lives of three women who form an unlikely, but certainly unforgettable, bond of friendship, love, and forgiveness. Lost, alone, or starting-over, their paths cross—and the story actually begins—in the small (made-up) town of Whestleigh, Connecticut. Here, together, they find themselves . . . by finding one another. In essence, North of Happenstance can best be summed up . . .

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MAIL ORDER BRIDE

Sex and Danger, with a heart

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Dec 26, 2010: Rupert, an ex-military man living in South Africa, has plenty of money and plenty of time on his hands – I’m sure we’d all love to have his problems. What he doesn’t have is a lady to share his life with, so his daughter encourages him to try an online dating site, and soon he has made contact with an attractive young student, Daise. While it’s a little weird that she’s younger than his daughter, he’s determined to be a gentleman about it and invites her for an all expenses [more . . .]

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NORTH OF HAPPENSTANCE

New in Town

By Tartra, author of The Other Kind of Roommate

Dec 2, 2014: While I wouldn’t call it a comedy, NoH has a friendly and light tone to it. The good news: it’s got a steady pace that carries the story along well enough to keep your finger scrolling. The bad: scenes can drag and feel a little like filler, and the writing is weakened by its need for another round proofreading.

Welcome to Whestleigh (which I think is pronounced like ‘Westley’), a quiet town where Kate has moved for a fresh start. We [more . . .]

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