Ain't She Sweet? by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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Ain't She Sweet? Not exactly . . .

The girl everybody loves to hate has returned to the town she'd sworn to leave behind forever. As the rich, spoiled princess of Parrish, Mississippi, Sugar Beth Carey had broken hearts, ruined friendships, and destroyed reputations. But fifteen years have passed, and life has taught Sugar Beth its toughest lessons. Now she's come home—broke, desperate, and too proud to show it.

The people of Parrish don't believe in forgive and forget. When the Seawillows, Sugar Beth's former girlfriends, get the chance to turn the tables on her, they don't hesitate. And Winnie Davis, Sugar Beth's most bitter enemy, intends to humiliate her in the worst possible way.

Then there's Colin Byrne. . . . Fifteen years earlier, Sugar Beth had tried to ruin his career. Now he's rich, powerful, and the owner of her old home. Even worse, this modern-day dark prince is planning exactly the sort of revenge best designed to bring a beautiful princess to her knees.

But none of them have reckoned on the unexpected strength of a woman who's learned survival the hard way.

While Sugar Beth's battered heart struggles to overcome old mistakes, Colin must choose between payback and love. Does the baddest girl in town deserve a second chance, or are some things beyond forgiving?

Ain't She Sweet? is a story of courage and redemption. . . of friendship and laughter. . . of love and the possibility of happily-ever-after.

 

About Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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Susan Elizabeth Phillips soared onto the New York Times bestseller list with Dream a Little Dream. She's the only four-time recipient of the Romance Writers of America's prestigious Favorite Book of the Year Award. A resident of the Chicago suburbs, she is also a hiker, gardener, reader, wife, and mother of two grown sons.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 416 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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And there's more: not only did Sugar stomp on gorgeous Ryan Galantine's heart (luckily, Winnie caught him on the rebound), she also got Colin Byrne, the sexy British high school teacher, fired for ostensibly coming on to her.

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New York Journal of Books

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It’s a huge pleasure to see her negotiate that rocky terrain.In fact, watching Sugar Beth come to the aching conclusion that she’s fallen in love with Colin is like nibbling a chocolate bar in the middle of a diet.

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The first eye-opener for Sugar Beth is that Colin Byrne - now a hugely successful author after writing a fictional book about Parrish - has moved back to town and resides in her old home.

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Meeting up with ghosts of her past, Sugar Beth is shocked to find her half- sister Winnie wearing Sugar Beth's mother's pearls and heading up the town society.

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