Dune Road by Jane Green
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The instant New York Times bestseller from one of the most beloved voices in women's fiction

An ever-growing legion of fans greets the publication of each new tale from the inimitable Jane Green. Her latest gem, Dune Road, is set in tony Highfield, Connecticut, where recent divorcee Kit Hargrove has joyfully exchanged the requisite diamond studs and Persian rugs of a Wall Street Widow for a clapboard Cape with sea-green shutters and sprawling impatiens. Her kids are content, her ex cooperative, and each morning she wakes up to her dream job: assisting the blockbuster novelist Robert McClore. Then an unexpected series of events forces Kit to realize that her blissfully constructed idyll and blossoming new romance aren't as perfect as she thought. A warm, witty, and gloriously observed meditation on the challenges of starting over, Dune Road is Jane Green at her absolute best.
 

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Bestselling author Jane Green has partnered with Bioré®  for the short story "A Walk in the Park,"  about Olivia Adamson, a 20-something whose life is suddenly filled with surprises. But one thing that doesn’t have to be  unpredictable is your complexion. Bioré® knows that  every 20-something needs at least one thing she can depend on: clear, beautiful skin. In the time you read this short story, you could be on your way to healthy-looking skin by removing build-up, dirt and oil with Bioré® Pore Strips. So go ahead, grab a big comfy blanket, a Bioré® Pore Strip and your eReader. You’ll be ready to face anything. Jane Green is the author of twelve bestselling novels, dealing with real women, real life, and all the things in-between, with her trademark wisdom, wit and warmth. She contributes to various publications, both online and print, including Huffington Post, The Sunday Times, and assorted Anthologies. Passionate about both food and the home, most weekends see her cooking up a storm in her home in Westport, Connecticut, where she lives by the beach with her husband and their many children. Both Jane Green & Biore are active on Facebook.
 
Published May 5, 2009 by Plume. 364 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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British author Green (The Beach House, 2008, etc.) has moved from England to Connecticut, and her novel's heroines have fallen suit.

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Green covers a lot of ground here --- in addition to focal point Kit, she also delves into the lives of both Tracy and Charlie as well as another half-dozen supporting characters --- and does so in a way that results in an impressionistic portrait of the hidden dramas that lurk behind those fresh...

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Dune Road tells an absorbing story, and Green's fans won't be disappointed.Pros'Dune Road' is a compelling read, nuanced but straightforward.Cons'Dune Road' intertwines the stories of many people, which detracts from the focus on the main story.Description'Dune Road' was released in June 2009.Pub...

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