Welcome to Temptation: A Novel

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Macmillan, Sep 14, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages

Sophie Dempsey wants to help her sister film a video and then get out of Temptation, Ohio. Mayor Phin Tucker wants to play pool with the police chief and keep things peaceful. But when Sophie and Phin meet, they both get more than they want. Gossip, blackmail, adultery, murder, vehicular abuse of a corpse, and slightly perverse but excellent sex: all hell breaks loose in Temptation as Sophie and Phin fall deeper and deeper in trouble... and in love.

 

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
27
Chapter Three
50
Chapter Four
75
Chapter Five
101
Chapter Six
128
Chapter Seven
154
Chapter Eight
181
Chapter Nine
212
Chapter Ten
233
Chapter Eleven
257
Chapter Twelve
287
Chapter Thirteen
313
Chapter Fourteen
348
Chapter Fifteen
365
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About the author (2010)

Jennifer Crusie is the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author of Maybe This Time, Tell Me Lies, Crazy for You, Faking It, Fast Women, and Bet Me. She has also collaborated with Bob Mayer to write Wild Ride, Agnes and the Hitman and Don't Look Down. Crusie earned her bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University, a master's from Wright State University, and a master of fine arts from Ohio State University. Before devoting herself to writing full-time, Crusie worked as a preschool teacher, an elementary and junior high art teacher, and a high school English teacher. She lives on the banks of the Ohio River.

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