First, Best and Only

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Mira, 2001 - Fiction - 249 pages
17 Reviews
A moving tale of love and forgiveness by bestselling author Barbara Delinsky

When she was just seventeen, Marni Lange loved Brian Webster with a consuming passion. Then a tragic accident tore them apart. Brian's broken body mended, but he never forgave himself for the accident that killed Marni's brother. Marni, her world equally shattered, was forced to choose between honoring her powerful, wealthy family...and the man she loved.

Now, fourteen years later, Marni is a successful businesswoman about to be profiled by a world-famous photographer...Brian Webster. Suddenly they find themselves face-to-face with the past that has haunted them. As a teenager, Marni couldn't defy her family. But now she's a formidable woman in her own right, willing to fight to hold on to what matters most: her family, her legacy and a second chance at love.

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User Review  - Betsy - Goodreads

It's my own problem that I don't go for books of reunited teen love, 14 years later. If their love was that strong, why didn't they try to contact each other in those 14 years? Don't get me started on the love scenes....I felt like I had to wash my hands when I put the book down. Ick. Read full review

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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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About the author (2001)

Barbara Delinsky was born on August 9, 1945 in suburban Boston. She received a B.A. in psychology from Tufts University and an M.A. in sociology from 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. 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 wrote the nonfiction book Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors. She has also written under the pen names Bonnie Drake and Billie Douglass.

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