First, Best and Only

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Harlequin Books, 1986 - Fiction - 219 pages
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Fourteen years after a devastating accident shattered their love, Marni Lange and Brian Webster are reunited, and come face-to-face with a past that has haunted them. Kept apart and denied the love that existed between them as teenagers years ago, can they now deny the lingering sparks of attraction, threatening to ignite into something wildly passionate and beyond their control?

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User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

I had liked one if her other books but this one fell short. I think I was expecting her writing to be similar to her other book, but this was a romance and I do not generally enjoy that genre. I found Web and Marni's relationship unbelievable. Better luck next time. Read full review

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User Review  - Brantley - Goodreads

This book was awful and if it hadn't been an audiobook for my commute, I would never have finished it. The main character is extremely annoying, the dialogue is trite and unrealistic, and the sex ... Read full review


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Barbara Delinsky was born on August 9, 1945 in suburban Boston. She received a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College. After graduate school, she worked as a researcher with the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. After her first child was born, she worked as a photographer and reporter for the Belmont Herald. She has written more than 60 novels including Shades of Grace, Coast Road, While My Sister Sleeps and Not My Daughter. Her novels are character-driven studies of marriage, parenthood, sibling rivalry, and friendship. Some of her novels have been made into television movies including Three Wishes starring Valerie Bertinelli and A Woman's Place starring Lorraine Bracco. She also wrote the nonfiction book Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors. The proceeds of her nonfiction work goes to charity. She has also written under the pen names Bonnie Drake and Billie Douglass.

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