The Trouble with Joe

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Harlequin Enterprises, Limited, 1997 - Fiction - 248 pages
2 Reviews
Samantha doesn't know how to fight the demons that have come between her and her husband, Joe. But she does know how to fight for something she wants--a child. Corey Haskins is an unwanted seven-year-old girl who just might be the miracle Sam's marriage needs. But the trouble is Joe. Can he accept that he'll never be the man he's expected to be?

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User Review  - Maryann - Goodreads

Emilie Richards never disappoints. I'm not sure I've read much of her shorter work before, but this one is as well-written as her longer pieces. Exactly the sort of tale I need when recovering. Read full review

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User Review  - Cherry-Ann - Goodreads

Excellent! I'm speechless - the way Richards handled the matter - Excellent! Her communication of Joe's and Corey's thoughts and feelings - Excellent! Took a week to read this because I had a lot of pressing matters but I'm glad I did. Excellent! Read full review

About the author (1997)

Author Emilie Richards was born in Bethesda, Maryland in 1948 and grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. She received an undergraduate degree in American studies from Florida State University and a master's degree in family development from Virginia Tech. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a therapist in a mental health center, a parent services coordinator for families enrolled in Head Start, and for several pastoral counseling centers. Her first book, Brendan's Song, was published in 1985. Since then she has written over fifty books. She writes the Shenandoah Album series and the Ministry is Murder series. She has received numerous awards including the 1994 Romance Writers of America RITA Award for Dragonslayer and the Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times magazine. She currently lives with her husband in Northern Virginia. Her latest novel is entitled Fortunate Harbor, the second book in her Happiness Key series.

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