What You Wish For by Fern Michaels

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Everything She Lost

If her abusive husband hadn't tried to kill her and her beloved dog Lucie, Helen Ward might never have left her million-dollar home and run far away. Now Helen's changed her identity and moved across the country, hopeful that she can be safe, happy, maybe even loved. And when she meets college professor Sam Tolliver, she begins to believe fairytales do come true.

Gave Her Everything She Ever Wanted

But even with love blossoming and her new online business venture taking off, Helen knows that the past is catching up with her. . .and her fear is growing. Wanting to flee, desperate to get away for good, she'll soon face the biggest decision of her life, a decision that will determine her future and her very identity.

Praise for Fern Michaels and her novels

"Tirelessly inventive and entertaining." --Booklist on Up Close and Personal

"Fast-moving. . .entertaining. . .a roller-coaster ride of serendipitous fun." --Publishers Weekly on Mr. and Miss Anonymous

"Heartbreaking, suspenseful, and tender." --Booklist on Return to Sender

"A knockout story." --Publishers Weekly on Dear Emily
 

About Fern Michaels

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Fern Michaels, who is originally known as Mary Ruth Kuczkir, grew up in Hasting, Pennsylvania, and is fondly known by family and friends as Dink. After her last child entered school, her husband forced her to get a job, when all Michaels knew was motherhood. Instead of approaching the world with no skills, she turned her love of reading into a career and began to write books. After four years of partnering with Ballantine Books in the production of her books, she left her agent, sold her home in New Jersey and moved to South Carolina, where she has remodeled a 300 hundred year old plantation house. Michaels books consist of scrappy heroines, much as she herself was, and the perserverance of the female soul. She considers her true day of prevailance, the epitome of her perseverance, to be the day she was inducted into the New Jersey Literary Hall of Fame. In order to give back some of what she's received, Michaels has set up The Fern Michaels Foundation which allows grants of four year scholarships to needy students. She has also opened affordable pre-school and day care centers for single moms in financial distress. Michaels does not consider herself a writer, merely a good story teller, who has written sixty seven books, most of which appear on the New York Times Best Sellers List, such as Breaking News in 2012.
 
Published July 30, 2013 by Kensington. 320 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Business & Economics. Fiction

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Bestselling romantic suspense writer Michaels delivers another gripping plot, though it's easy to detect predictable dramatic devices in the story of Helen Ward, a physically abused wife who finally stands up for herself and sets off for a better life.

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The Independent

... That wry Turf adage: "How do you make a small fortune from racing? Start with a large one" could equally be applied to football. Simon Jordan ...

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Stuff

... When you're reading a book and you already know the ending, what keeps you turning the pages?

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The Book Chick

... Dimple is an actress in Hollywood who is "living the dream". With a recurring role on a hospital drama and a steady paycheck she has ...

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... Heather Hamilton is always wishing for things. Not just big stuff - like world peace , or that Brad Pitt wants her as his next leading lady - but little, ...

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