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Amber's Embrace [NOOK Book]

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New York Times Bestselling Author

BARBARA DELINSKY

 

AMBER’S EMBRACE

 

From America’s beloved storyteller, Barbara Delinsky, comes the romantic story of two rival coaches—and one game of love where everybody wins…

 

Single mom Amber MacLaine coaches Little League for her son’s (losing) team, the Pirates. Single dad Zachary Wilder coaches Little League for his ...

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Overview


New York Times Bestselling Author

BARBARA DELINSKY

 

AMBER’S EMBRACE

 

From America’s beloved storyteller, Barbara Delinsky, comes the romantic story of two rival coaches—and one game of love where everybody wins…

 

Single mom Amber MacLaine coaches Little League for her son’s (losing) team, the Pirates. Single dad Zachary Wilder coaches Little League for his daughter’s (winning) team, the Cubs. A little friendly rivalry is all part of the game, of course. But when Zachary teases Amber for arguing with the ref, she can’t help but dish it right back. And when he suggests she join him in some rigorous physical activity—bicycling—she takes him up on the challenge. Sure, he’s her opponent on the playing field. But he’s also a doctor. And gorgeous. And available. Not only is Zachary all warmed up, he’s ready to play. But does he have what it takes to get this love-challenged mom back in the game?

 

Previously published as Amber Enchantment by Bonnie Drake

 

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781250019103
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2012
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 64,024
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Barbara Delinsky

Barbara Delinsky is a New York Times bestselling author with more than thirty million copies of her books in print. She has been published in twenty-five languages worldwide. A lifelong New Englander, Barbara earned a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College. Barbara enjoys knitting, photography, and cats.

Biography

Born Ruth Greenberg, and raised in suburban Boston, Barbara Delinsky worked as a sociology researcher in children's services and was a newspaper photographer and reporter before turning to fiction writing full-time. In point of fact, she never intended to pursue a literary career. But, in the early 1980s, a newspaper article profiling three women who successfully balanced home, family, and romance writing caught her attention. Intrigued, she spent months researching and writing her first novel. It sold -- and Delinsky was off and running.

Praised by critics and fans alike for her character driven studies of marriage, parenthood, and friendship, Delinsky is one of a small cadre of successful women writers (including Nora Roberts and Sandra Brown) who started out writing pseudonymous paperbacks for the category romance genre and muscled their way onto the bestseller lists with hardcover escapist fiction. Yet she is candid about the hard work involved and insists there's no tried-and-true formula that converts automatically to easy money. As if to prove her own point, Delinsky works from eight in the morning to about seven at night, writing in the office above the garage in her Newton, Massachusetts home; doing research; handling interviews; or -- her least favorite part of the job -- touring the country making author appearances.

Over the decades Delinsky has written dozens of novels that have landed on The New York Times bestseller list, including Twilight Whispers (1988), For My Daughters (1994), Three Wishes (1997), Flirting with Pete (2003), and Family Tree (2007). In 2001, she published her first nonfiction title, Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors. A cancer survivor herself, she has earmarked all the profits from the sale of this book to benefit breast cancer research.

Good To Know

When she isn't writing, one of Delinsky's favorite pastimes is kayaking.

She gets some of her best ideas in the shower. "It's a little harder to write ideas down there," she wrote to fans on her web site, "but I've been known to yell something out to my husband, who does it for me!"

The family cat, Chelsea, is named after her 1992 novel The Passions of Chelsea Kane.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Billie Douglass, Bonnie Drake; born Ruth Greenberg
    2. Hometown:
      Newton, Massachusetts
    1. Date of Birth:
      August 9, 1945
    2. Place of Birth:
      Boston, Massachusetts
    1. Education:
      B.A. in Psychology, Tufts University, 1967; M.A. in Sociology, Boston College, 1969

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2013

    Love Delinsky !!!

    As always, a great read!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 13, 2012

    recommended light reading

    easy reading,fun lively book, makes you forget the everyday worries

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2012

    Highly Recommend

    This was one of my very favorite books of Ms. Delinsky's! I was an excellent read. I could hardly put it down. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2014

    Not my favorite!

    I have read serveral of Ms.Delinskys books and enjoyed the others, but this one is terrible. Was going to quit reading it several times but made myself finish it as I had paid for it. Any woman who continues to date someone who manhandels her pulls her hair and is contantly is told what to do as if she were a child, either has major problems herself or wants to be treated this way. The whole book was a disappointment, Ill think again before buying another one of her books.uu

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2014

    Nursery

    Amber clan leader:heatherstar

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