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The Husband List

by Dorien Kelly, Janet Evanovich

St. Martin's Press | August 27, 2013 | Mass Market Paperbound

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THE HUSBAND LIST

Janet Evanovich


So many men, so little time.

New York City, 1894. Heiress Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother and his friend, Jack Culhane, on their adventures. While they are off seeing the world, she''s stuck at home, frightening off the list of men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage. Caroline longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all.Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title--a completely unacceptable suitor, in the eyes of Caroline''s mother. Can Jack and Caroline find love, against all odds, with danger looming and despite the forces pulling them apart?

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 336 pages, 6.88 × 4.03 × 0.92 in

Published: August 27, 2013

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312651341

ISBN - 13: 9780312651343

Found in: Romance

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The Husband List

by Dorien Kelly, Janet Evanovich

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 336 pages, 6.88 × 4.03 × 0.92 in

Published: August 27, 2013

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312651341

ISBN - 13: 9780312651343

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ONE     Close your eyes and think of chocolate cake, Caroline Maxwell told herself. It was the only way she could get through this tedious dress fitting. Even in the advanced year of 1894, an American heiress had certain rules to follow, and allowing herself to be a pincushion for the House of Worth seemed to be one of them. What Caroline really wanted was adventure, independence and to see the world. But she doubted her parents would ever come to their senses enough to set her free. The seamstress, who accompanied Caroline’s new wardrobe from Worth’s Paris dress shop across the Atlantic to the Maxwell family’s Fifth Avenue residence, wielded another pin. Caroline winced in anticipation. The angry looking woman already caught skin twice. Maybe her aim was off due to the lingering seasickness that delayed yesterday’s fitting. Or perhaps she was intimidated by the dozens of china figurines Mama had positioned about Caroline’s enormous sitting room. The sense that one was being watched by countless beady little eyes could be unsettling. Not to mention the house itself … With sixty rooms, it, too, could rattle a soul. “Your measurements have changed,” the Frenchwoman accused. And then there was that. “Impossible,” Caroline fibbed. She glanced at her mother, who kept an eye on affairs from her regal perch atop the massive red velvet and gold-gilt settee that she’d also insisted must be part of Carolin
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THE HUSBAND LIST

Janet Evanovich


So many men, so little time.

New York City, 1894. Heiress Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother and his friend, Jack Culhane, on their adventures. While they are off seeing the world, she''s stuck at home, frightening off the list of men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage. Caroline longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all.Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title--a completely unacceptable suitor, in the eyes of Caroline''s mother. Can Jack and Caroline find love, against all odds, with danger looming and despite the forces pulling them apart?

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So many men, so little time.

New York City, 1894. Heiress Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother and his friend, Jack Culhane, on their adventures. While they are off seeing the world, she''s stuck at home, frightening off the list of men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage. Caroline longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all.Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title--a completely unacceptable suitor, in the eyes of Caroline''s mother. Can Jack and Caroline find love, against all odds, with danger looming and despite the forces pulling them apart?

THE HUSBAND LIST

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"Captivating."--Publishers Weekly

"Charming."--Night Owl Book Reviews

"Impressively entertaining."--Library Journal


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About the Author

JANET EVANOVICH is the #1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, twelve romance novels, the Alexandra Barnaby novels, and How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author. She lives in Florida. Write her at P.O. Box 2829, Naples, FL 34106


DORIEN KELLY lives in Michigan with one or more of her three children, two very spoiled West Highland White Terriers, and a handicapped Coonhound named Bubba. She is an award-winning author and the President of Romance Writers of America.

Editorial Reviews

"a story sure to please.Evanovich and Kelly skillfully combine comedy with romance and suspense."