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Sometimes the smallest secret creates the biggest ripple of trouble.


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When she holds the key to the one case he couldn’t solve, he must choose justice or love.


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They must risk everything-- before it’s too late…


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A meeting of minds…But a most unsuitable match!


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His former lover has returned with an explosive secret.


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Excerpt of Lessons Learned by Sydney Logan

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Appalachian Heart Collection #1
TWCS Publishing House
September 2012
On Sale: September 6, 2012
Featuring: Sarah Bray; Lucas Miller; Matt Stuart
254 pages
ISBN: 1612131158
EAN: 9781612131153
Kindle: B0096J6PHI
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Romance Contemporary

Also by Sydney Logan:

Pros & Cons, March 2015
e-Book
Mountain Charm, July 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Romantic Interludes, February 2013
e-Book
Mistletoe Magic - A Short Story, November 2012
e-Book
Lessons Learned, September 2012
e-Book

Excerpt of Lessons Learned by Sydney Logan

Voices roar through the high school cafeteria while students navigate their way to the tables. The cliques are easily spotted: the jocks, the geeks, the beauty queens, the slackers . . .

Where will he sit today?

Despite the fact he's a handsome and impeccably dressed young man, he fades into the background. Knowing it's pointless, the girls don't bother to look his way, and the guys deliberately avoid his eyes.

He grips his tray tightly and heads toward the corner table with the rest of the outcasts. They nod hello, but that's the end of any real attempt at conversation. It's an unspoken rule of sorts. This is their refuge—a tiny bit of sanctuary in the hell that is public high school—and they're content to sit in peace.

He takes a seat, and I can see the exhaustion on his face. It's not a weariness that comes from too many sleepless nights. This is a bone–tired fatigue no seventeen–year–old kid should ever feel.

He's giving in.

Giving up.

In my peripheral vision, I see a senior stalk into the cafeteria. He's tall, with deep brown eyes and jet–black hair that won't stay in place. He's good looking, popular, and a little conceited, thanks to his father's wealth and status.

He has a reputation to uphold.

Rumors to squash.

A score to settle.

He pulls the silver gun out of his jacket pocket. Amid the chaos, no one notices.

I notice.

I try to run, but I'm frozen in place.

I try to scream, but there's no sound.

The first shot rings out, and suddenly, everyone's on the cold tile.

Tears, prayers, screams.

Another shot, and for some reason, I'm the only one who can't move. Who can't scream. Who can't do anything but watch as the young man's body slumps over his tray.

Finally, I find my voice and scream his name.

Excerpt from Lessons Learned by Sydney Logan
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