Hostile Takeover: A Love Story by Phyllis J. PianoHostile Takeover: A Love Story by Phyllis J. Piano

Hostile Takeover: A Love Story

byPhyllis J. Piano

Paperback | October 4, 2016

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2017 Benjamin Franklin IBPA Award: Gold Winner
Long-lost love, a hostile corporate takeover, and the death of her beloved husband turn attorney Molly Parr's life into a tailspin that threatens to ruin everything she has worked for. Molly's all-consuming job is to take over other companies, but when her first love, a man who she feels betrayed her, appears out of nowhere to try and acquire her business, long-hidden passions and secrets are exposed. Can Molly trust the man who broke her heart years ago, and who may be manipulating her now to get what he wants? Further complicating matters is the reemergence of her lost love's brother, who was a dear friend and knows the shocking truth about their past. As Molly painfully revisits the old betrayal, she partners with her boss and mentor to fight the takeover at all costs-and the chaos that ensues forces Molly to chart a dramatic new direction for her life. She must decide: does she have the courage to follow her heart and expose her painful past-a decision that may cost her everything?
Phyllis J. Piano spent more than thirty years as an award-winning corporate communications expert for some of the world's largest companies. She has somehow managed to maintain her sense of humor, love of writing, and passion for life and the people she loves and cares about throughout it all. A world traveler, Piano has since left the...
Title:Hostile Takeover: A Love StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 4, 2016Publisher:SparkPressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1940716829

ISBN - 13:9781940716824

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2017 Benjamin Franklin IBPA Award: Gold Winner2017 Independent Press Award: Winner"What goes best with professional affairs? A lover who cons you. Fans of the The Catch will simply consume this entertaining cocktail of first love and business acquisitions which will put our heroine in the ultimate conundrum: should she follow her heart and risk losing everything or choose the safety net of her career? Gorgeously entertaining, expertly crafted and wildly addictive, readers of Hostile Takeover will be left with a stomach full of butterflies and a new favorite soul-warming love story on their bookshelf.-Elle magazine"A brilliant ode to the bravery it takes to follow your heart and mind in sync, Hostile Takeover is like warm literary caramel for every soul this fall." -Working Mother Magazine, "21 New Books to Fall for This Autumn""Gorgeously entertaining, expertly crafted and wildly addictive, readers of Hostile Takeover will be left with a stomach full of butterflies and a new favorite soul-warming love story on their bookshelf."-Redbook Magazine, "15 Fall Books You Should Read Based On Your Favorite TV Shows and Movies""A warm and cozy love story set in the corporate world, Hostile Takeover will make your Sunday morning spent in bed fly by."-BuzzFeed, "8 Cozy Fall Romance Reads""Piano has done a great job of marrying the corporate world with the complicated world of the heart. Love and business collide in this novel where the intricate dealings of business intersect with one woman's past and change everything about her future. Fun and entertaining, Hostile Takeover will definitely make you a believer in true love."-Kris Radish, best-selling author of The Year of Necessary Lies"Hostile Takeover is touching story about love lost and found. Piano's heroine, Molly Parr, is unsinkable as she navigates stormy romances and the murky waters of the corporate world. Smart and sassy, Molly rides the waves of life, living by her motto, 'you have to love with your head and your heart.'"-Judith Hennessey, author of First Rodeo and co-owner of White Raven Productions