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Sweet Liar Jude Deveraux

Sweet Liar

Jude Deveraux

Published
ISBN : 9780671689735
Hardcover
378 pages
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Samantha Elliot hadnt wanted to come to New York. But her fathers will made it clear that hed wished her to spend a year in New York looking for her grandmother - a woman who had up and left her family when Samantha was only a baby. Dave ElliotMoreSamantha Elliot hadnt wanted to come to New York. But her fathers will made it clear that hed wished her to spend a year in New York looking for her grandmother - a woman who had up and left her family when Samantha was only a baby. Dave Elliot had even sold their Louisville home and rented an apartment for her in Manhattan. So here she was, in this big, dirty city...her parents were dead, her divorce was final, and she was all alone...Michael Taggert was Samanthas landlord, and it took only one glance for her to realize that he was the most beautiful man shed ever seen. And he was charming - his zest for life was so contagious that in his presence Sam began to bloom like a flower after the rain. At his side, she discovered how perfectly delightful life could be. Yet Mike could only get so far with her - when he tried to get closer, it was like running headfirst into a brick wall.Mike wasnt about to give up on a woman whose smiled hinted at all the love and exuberance shed buried long ago. When hed confessed that Dave Elliot had made him Samanthas guardian, shes been outraged- when hed revealed her fathers disturbing theory - that Samanthas grandmother had once been known as Maxie, moll to a vicious gangster - shed responded with cold, disbelieving fury. But now they were working together, probing deep into the history of Anthony Doc Barrett - and coming closer to the dangerous truth about a bloody spring night in 1928, and what had become of a seductive blues singer named Maxie...