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Night time can be frightening, especially when you’re all alone.


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He wanted revenge but found love instead.


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Some promises are meant to be broken, Some vows are forever…


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Can the course that they’ve set for the future handle a slight detour...?


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The famous bells are ringing a hero’s welcome when a former army captain returns home...


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"A cracker of a read—her best yet!"—B. A. Paris


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Trading favors, battling wills, and winning love


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Bound by love. . .torn apart by secrets.


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Will a blackout change everything for these unlikely lovers?


Vertigo by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

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Also by Lauren Baratz-Logsted:

The Other Brother, August 2018
Trade Size
Zombie Abbey, April 2018
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The Sisters Club, August 2015
Paperback
Little Women and Me, January 2013
Paperback
The Twin's Daughter, September 2010
Hardcover
The Education Of Bet, July 2010
Hardcover
Crazy Beautiful, September 2009
Hardcover
Baby Needs A New Pair Of Shoes, September 2008
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Angel's Choice, January 2007
Paperback
Vertigo, October 2006
Trade Size
This Is Chick-Lit, September 2006
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How Nancy Drew Saved My Life, September 2006
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A little Change of Face, July 2005
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Crossing the Line, July 2004
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The Thin Pink Line, June 2004
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Vertigo
Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Delta
October 2006
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Featuring: Chance Wood; Emma Smith
368 pages
ISBN: 0385340311
EAN: 9780385340311
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$12.00
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Thriller Psychological | Mystery Woman Sleuth | Suspense

A literary novel with suspense and erotic undertones that opens on New Year's Eve 1898. Emma Smith has just informed the reader that "For seventeen years I was a good - some might say exemplary - wife. It is important that you know this about me from the start." That night, she resolves to, during the course of the next year, become "a better person." Her husband John, a writer, suggests that she do so by striking up a correspondence with a convicted murderer who he thinks does not deserve to be in prison for his crime. The prisoner, Chance Wood, initially wants nothing to do with Emma, but then his letters become more heated and Emma learns that the real definition of vertigo is not the fear of falling, but the fear of wanting to fall. As the following New Year's approaches, and the world gets ready for 1900, Queen Victoria announces - at the suggestion of an advisor who states that this will make her look more progressive - that she will free certain prisoners that do not pose a real threat to society and who can get an upstanding citizen to petition for them. But by the time Chance is freed, Emma finds that she is in a prison of her own making. Unable or unwilling to merely turn away from the only world she has ever known in order to achieve what she wants, she becomes convinced that if she is to ever have her Chance, then her husband must die.

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