The Story Guy (Novella) by Mary Ann Rivers - Fiction
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LIBRARY JOURNAL
In this eBook original novella, Mary Ann Rivers introduces a soulful and sexy tale of courage, sacrifice, and love.
I will meet you on Wednesdays at noon in Celebration Park. Kissing only.
Carrie West is happy with her life . . . isn't she? But when she sees this provocative online ad, the thirtysomething librarian can't help but be tempted. After all, the photo of the anonymous poster is far too attractive to ignore. And when Wednesday finally arrives, it brings a first kiss that's hotter than any she's ever imagined. Brian Newburgh is an attorney, but there's more to his life . . . that he won't share with Carrie. Determined to have more than just Wednesdays, Carrie embarks on a quest to learn Brian's story, certain that he will be worth the cost. But is she ready to gamble her heart on a man who just might be The One . . . even though she has no idea how their love story will end?
Praise for The Story Guy
"In just over 100 pages, debut author Mary Ann Rivers gives us a powerful love story."--USA Today
"A beautiful and affecting contemporary romance."--Library Journal
"I just finished it and as I'm sitting here jotting down thoughts for the A review, I'm crying and smiling."--Dear Author
"If you too have been wanting more unbaggaged heroines, then Carrie . . . is the woman you've been waiting for."--Heroes and Heartbreakers
"For all the seriousness this book is so damn sexy. There is kissing on a bench and phone sex and real sex. It's really hot. And parts made me giggle too."--Smexy Books
"There was great character development and it was a lovely story to read. This was Mary Ann Rivers' debut novel and I can't wait to see what else she writes next."--The Book Vixen
"A sparkling gem of sweet emotion!"--New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips
"A beautiful love story full of sly wit, slow kisses, and heart-punching truths. I can't recommend Mary Ann Rivers highly enough."--Ruthie Knox, USA Today bestselling author of Along Came Trouble
"In The Story Guy, Mary Ann Rivers writes a compelling story about finding love in the unlikeliest places. I was hooked from the first page."--Elise Sax, author of An Affair to Dismember
"The plot of The Story Guy allows--demands--a slow physical build-up with delicious anticipation, making it an incredibly sexy read. The love scenes are fresh and exciting and intensely emotional. This was an intensely emotional read all around, for me. It probably won't make every reader burst into tears, but it has a lot to offer anyone. 5 stars."--Karen Knows Best
Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from the Loveswept title Long Simmering Spring.
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