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Looking for Peyton Place

By Barbara Delinsky

Looking for Peyton Place
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2005,
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For Annie Barnes, going home to Middle River means dealing with truths long hidden, some of which she buried there herself. But it is a journey she knows she must take if she is to put to rest, once and for all, her misgivings about her mother's recent death.

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'Readers with an appetite for light fare will find all the right ingredients - romance, mystery, suspense, sisterly rivalry and a thoroughly happy ending.' - Publishers Weekly.
'High-grade romance energized by environmental awareness: not a toxic mix.' - Kirkus

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Says Barbara Delnsky: "I was born and raised in suburban Boston. My mother's death, when I was eight, was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary. I took piano lessons and flute lessons. I took ballroom dancing lessons. I went to summer camp through my fifteenth year (in Maine, which explains the setting of so many of my stories), then spent my sixteenth summer learning to type and to drive (two skills that have served me better than all of my other high school courses combined). I earned a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College. The motivation behind the M.A. was sheer greed. My husband was just starting law school. We needed the money.

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