A Perfect Opportunity [NOOK Book]

Overview

As a young widow with a son, Sarah tries to make life as normal for him as she can. When making something special for her son gets difficult, Sarah finds herself wishing she had someone who can help. With a plate of cookies and a simple request, Sarah may find more than a helping hand. A sweet romance for contemporary women.

By the winner of the Avon/ Debbie Macomber short story contest-Darlene Panzera ...
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A Perfect Opportunity

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Overview

As a young widow with a son, Sarah tries to make life as normal for him as she can. When making something special for her son gets difficult, Sarah finds herself wishing she had someone who can help. With a plate of cookies and a simple request, Sarah may find more than a helping hand. A sweet romance for contemporary women.

By the winner of the Avon/ Debbie Macomber short story contest-Darlene Panzera
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Editorial Reviews

Claire Luna-Pinsker
Darlene Panzera created a sweet romance story based on the reality of today’s life in her short story, “A Perfect Opportunity.” Being a widow, Sarah has the burden of independently maintaining a family life with her son, Tommy, with little time for romance, but when she’s planning her son’s birthday party she’s forced to ask for assistance. Fortunately there’s a new next door neighbor, Matt. Matt, divorced, also has a young son named Kyle. Darlene
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012309006
  • Publisher: Books to Go Now
  • Publication date: 3/19/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 79,074
  • File size: 17 KB

Meet the Author

Born and raised in New Jersey, Darlene now lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and three children.
She graduated from both Writer’s Digest Advanced Novel Writing School and The Christian Writer’s Guild apprentice writing program. She participates in Romance Writers of America as the 2011 president of the Peninsula Chapter and a member of the Greater Seattle Chapter.
Darlene has always loved to write. She also enjoys hiking, camping, crafts, music, photography, horseback riding, and lazy days at the lake.
Visit her website at: www.darlenepanzera.com
or join her on Facebook.
Darlene would love to hear from her readers. You can also write to her at:

Darlene Panzera
P.O. Box 1876
Belfair, WA 98528
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2012

    Ok

    To pay $0.99 for a 15 page book is not a good deal. Its a short story.... not a book. The short story was ok. I would not have bought it if I knew it was only 15 pages.

    10 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 14, 2011

    Wonderful story

    Matt & Sara or so cute. I want to read about what happens to them next...

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 17, 2011

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    A New Chance At Love Times Two!

    Sarah seems like such a sweet person and you are immediately drawn to her. You can't help but want something good to come her way, and it does in the form of her new neighbor, Matt. Their need for companionship, the timing, and their mutual attraction to each other are a recipe for not only cookies, but for a new beginning. Ms. Panzera has touched on two very real life situation here and spins a tale that will leave everyone smiling.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 14, 2011

    So cute!

    Sarah and Matt are the cutest neighbors. Matt is every single mom's dream man! Handy with a tool, and sweet to boot. This is a definite perk to any eBook collection!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 23, 2011

    Very sweet!

    This is such a sweet story. Well worth a read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 20, 2011

    Sweet romance

    Great story i laughed and loved the characters!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2011

    A Cute Romantic Read!

    I just finished reading a Perfect Opportunity and loved it!!! I highly recommend this story :)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2011

    An adorable sweet story!

    An adorable sweet story, heartwarming and true, the characters make this story come together as a fun, heartfelt read!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

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    Great Read!

    I loved the funny thoughts dialog between the characters. It was a great read from start to finish! I would recommend this to anyone who wants something to brighten their day!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    A Heartwarming Sweet Short Story

    I loved reading this heartwarming sweet short story by Darlene Panzera. I loved the cute funny thoughts of the characters, and enjoyed how this story portrayed real family values in a real life situation. You finish reading with a smile in your heart that Sara not only has A Perfect Opportunity at finding love but has found what really matters in this world.If you loved reading A Perfect Opportunity I would recomend reading Darlene's other short story A Look of Love

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2011

    A Quick Romantic Read

    I really enjoyed this short romance story. It's flirty in a sweet way, and I loved the main characters, Sarah and Matt. Sarah's trying her best to make ends meet as a single mother and hates asking people for help. But luckily for her, Matt, the new next door neighbor, is more than eager to help her assemble a skateboard for her son's birthday, help out at her son's party, and anything else she needs help with but won't admit. This is the story of two good people (one widowed and one divorced) finding happiness together. More than once, A Perfect Opportunity made me smile. Highly recommend!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 20, 2011

    Highly recommended-this is a great read!

    This is so cute! I absolutely love this story!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2013

    Hi how many pages are in the book?

    How many pages are in the book? I havent read this book so i want to be prepared so i dont spend my money on a 2 paged book. And i gave it one star because i havent read this yet.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2012

    SERIOUSLY

    It was cute but 16 pages....really

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2012

    So, the story wasn't that bad, in fact I enjoyed it. BUT nook n

    So, the story wasn't that bad, in fact I enjoyed it. BUT nook needs to
    get honest and tell folks that this (and others) are short stories.
    It's true that it shows the mb or gm what ever those computer measures
    are of how big the file is, but that doesn't help many of us much. The
    words are SHORT STORY.

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  • Posted March 5, 2012

    This is a cute, short read, delightful for right before lights o

    This is a cute, short read, delightful for right before lights out. All mothers can relate to the angst of making a choice between work life and a child's need. How much worse to have to do it in front of the handsome hunk who just moved in next door. Great idea and very well written. I'd love to see Ms. Panzera expand it to full length romantic fiction.

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