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Priced to Move (The Shop-Til-U-Drop Collection Book #1): A Novel [NOOK Book]

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Gemologist Andrea Adams is suffering a bad case of burnout at her plum job in the New York Diamond District. So she swaps the Big Apple for Louisville, Kentucky, and joins the S.T.U.D. television shopping network as its newest host. When she's paired up with a hunky but clueless Ken doll of a cohost, Andrea wonders if she made the right move. Top it all off with foul play, a trip to Myanmar, and lots and lots of rubies, and you've got a story any woman would like to read. This exciting and fast-paced novel kicks ...
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Priced to Move (The Shop-Til-U-Drop Collection Book #1): A Novel

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Overview

Gemologist Andrea Adams is suffering a bad case of burnout at her plum job in the New York Diamond District. So she swaps the Big Apple for Louisville, Kentucky, and joins the S.T.U.D. television shopping network as its newest host. When she's paired up with a hunky but clueless Ken doll of a cohost, Andrea wonders if she made the right move. Top it all off with foul play, a trip to Myanmar, and lots and lots of rubies, and you've got a story any woman would like to read. This exciting and fast-paced novel kicks off Ginny Aiken's Shop-Til-U-Drop Collection.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585586226
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Series: Shop-Til-U-Drop Collection , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 364,586
  • File size: 475 KB

Meet the Author

Former newspaper reporter Ginny Aiken discovered books at a very early age, writing her first novel at age fifteen. She is the author of the Silver Hills Trilogy and the Deadly Décor Mysteries. A frequent speaker at women's events and writers' conferences, Ginny lives with her husband and four sons in Columbia, Pennsylvania.
Former newspaper reporter Ginny Aiken discovered books at a very early age, writing her first novel at age fifteen. She is the author of the Silver Hills Trilogy, the Deadly Decor Mysteries, Priced to Move, and A Steal of a Deal. A frequent speaker at women's events and writers' conferences, Ginny and her husband have four sons and live in Pennsylvania.
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2011

    Christian mystery

    This book hangs together well. It has a decent amount of action, 2 crazy older Southern ladies, stunning gems, a gorgeous but obnoxiously loud conure, & a hint of romance. If you don't mind a bit of occassional Christian cheerleading (it was right at my limit) & gemological education, this book is a nice read.

    17 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 29, 2012

    Very cute story

    I don't usually like romance books but for free I gave it a try. I was a very cute story and I enjoyed it. I was a very fast read. I would consider reading more by this author.

    11 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2012

    Way too boring!

    This book was very boring! And way too religous for my taste. I am Wiccan and believe everyone is entitled to their own beliefs. So when she made the remark about other religions, I decided I'd wasted enough of my time. I wasn't aware it was that type of book. Bad enough reading all the "Christian" stuff, but I won't tolerate downing someones else's beliefs. This was what led me away from Chistianity.

    6 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 11, 2012

    Loved it! Light and entertaining - perfect for a snowy afternoo

    Loved it! Light and entertaining - perfect for a snowy afternoon.

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2012

    Hi

    I looooooooovvvvvvveeeeee this book...I read the whole series...it's AWESOME...did I mention I loved it!!!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2012

    Good read, clean fun.

    The story promotes values without feeling "preachy". The romance, while pedictable was very entertaining. Stolen rubies, murder, sabotage, meddling old ladies.....what's not to like!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2012

    Enjoyed It

    This was a good story. I learned quite a bit about the jewelry buying trade that I never new. The main character's crazy aunt was fun to read about.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2012

    Great story

    But I found the author's attitude toward Buddhism, one of the world's most tolerant religions, so intolerable as to be offensive. I nearly stopped reading right there. For the record, I am neither Christian nor Buddhist. If not for the author's obvious lack of empathy for other religions, I would have given this book 5 stars. Fun characters and an enjoyable dabble into televised shopping.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2012

    Good Book

    Good Book! Especially for the free ones. Kept me laughing and had a little mystery and romance scattered in.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2012

    Fair

    Their was just way too much dialog especially in the first 4 chapters. Sometimes it was even hard to tell who was talking.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2011

    Good Book

    Enjoyed this book very much!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2011

    Fun

    This was an enjoyable read with a main character that was feisty, feminine, and fun. Choose this book if you want to curl up with a book and have a few chuckles.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 25, 2013

    The main character is the least interesting of them all. I woul

    The main character is the least interesting of them all. I would rather have had more of the crazy old women. It is very religious, which would be fine if she did not feel the need to put down other beliefs that do not mesh with her own. The story had potential but it was not executed well. I do not recommend this book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

    Hard to read!!

    Oh my goodness! I should have listened to the numerous people out there who rated this book two stars or lower! It's definitely written in a way that is hard to follow who is talking. And those disappearing southern accents, what??! I read anything, so the christian aspect of this book is not a detterant for me, but the way it is written is. Pass this book up. There's way better christian books out there.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    No thanks

    After FOUR pages of awful dialog I deleted it. The dictation was just terrible. I lived in the south fir three gears and never once didd anyine speak like that. Rediculous.

    1 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2012

    The diction

    Quite bad, the diction. No offense.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2012

    Recommend

    Kept me guessing although a very slow start.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2012

    Ok but....

    Fast read but the paragraphs aren't marked well so hard to know who is talking. Some events don't make sense. At one point there is shooting, which would be very climatic in real-life but isn't covered at all in this book. Maybe it's missing a chapter.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2012

    good book

    It kept me guessing until the very end!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2012

    Loved it

    Fast reading
    Couldn't put it down

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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