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The Summer Diary
by Elyse
Douglas
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After
her best friend and husband are killed in an airplane crash, a young woman
finds her best friend’s diary and learns that she was secretly in love with
another man, a soldier.  Determined to
find the secret lover, Keri sets off on a journey and discovers the key to her
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Keri noticed that Sophia’s
handwriting was clearer than her usual rushed script, when she often left out
commas and didn’t always cross her t’s. 
The dots for the i’s were usually far from the intended letter, or left
out entirely. 
In the diary, Sophia wrote with care
and precision, seemingly enjoying the process of documenting her thoughts and
emotions.
I’m going to call this my “Summer
Diary,” because when I’m finished filling all these pages, summer will be over,
I’ll be married, I’ll fire my shrink and I’ll toss this thing into the
fire.  For now, I’m having fun.  I can write any damned thing I want and
nobody will ever know it or see it.  I
can be crude or selfish, sexy or crazy. 
Who cares?  It’s only me talking
to me, and when it’s all over—into the fire, baby, and forever forgotten.
My shrink is right, it’s very
freeing to write down whatever you feel. 
Whatever you think.  It’s like
being in a hot air balloon or skydiving or being in bed with a sexy guy who
absolutely sends you into spasms of ecstasy. 
Okay, I feel wonderfully
wicked.  I went to lunch with the guy—oh
what the hell—his name is Ryan.  No last
name, though.  We ate hamburgers and
drank dark beer at the Main Street Café. 
He’s quiet, doesn’t talk much, but wow, he is the sexiest man I’ve ever
met.  He oozes with it, but he seems to
keep it inside, which really turns me on.  Never met a guy like him.  He’s like an unopened treasure chest, and
girl oh girl, would I like to ride on top of that chest! 

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Review: This book is perfect for a nice and emotional summer read.<br />
A book that is different….a book that is emotional….a book that is touching!</div>
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Besides the very well developed story  line, there are great characters which are described in a way that let you feel everything!<br />
For me the characters are the most important thing, because those are the one that carry the story.<br />
And they do it well!<br />
It was different than I expected it-which is definetly something good as after reading all these books in the past, it doesn't happen that often that you are surprised.<br />
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So thanks for this awesome book!</div>
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Elyse
Douglas is the pen name for the married writing team Elyse Parmentier
and Douglas Pennington. Elyse grew up near the sea, roaming the
beaches, reading and writing stories and poetry, receiving a Degree in English Literature.
 She has enjoyed careers as an English teacher, an actress and
a speech-language pathologist.  She and her husband, Douglas
Pennington, have completed five novels: The Other Side of Summer,
Christmas for Juliet, Wanting Rita, Christmas Ever After, The Christmas
Town and The Christmas Diary.</div>

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Douglas
grew up in a family where music and astrology were second and
third languages.  He attended the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
and played the piano professionally for many years. His two detective
books include Death is Lookin' for ELVIS and Death is a
TAPDANCER.  His great, great grandfather
lived to be 132 years old, and was the oldest man in the world when he
died in 1928.</div>

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<a href="http://www.elysedouglas.com/">www.elysedouglas.com</a> </div>

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