Someone to Believe In

Someone to Believe In

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by Kathryn Shay
     
 

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"A master at her craft,"* award-winning author Kathryn Shay delighted readers with her firefighter trilogy. Now she continues to light up the pages with the story of a man and a woman on opposite sides of the political fence, but the same side of desire.

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"A master at her craft,"* award-winning author Kathryn Shay delighted readers with her firefighter trilogy. Now she continues to light up the pages with the story of a man and a woman on opposite sides of the political fence, but the same side of desire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425205303
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
09/06/2005
Series:
Berkley Sensation Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
4.34(w) x 6.66(h) x 1.03(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

A NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, Kathryn Shay has been a lifelong writer and teacher. She has written dozens of self-published original romance titles, print books with the Berkley Publishing Group and Harlequin Enterprises and mainstream women’s fiction with Bold Strokes Books. She has won five RT Book Reviews awards, four Golden Quills, four Holt Medallions, the Bookseller’s Best Award, Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year and several “Starred Reviews.” Her novels have been serialized in COSMOPOLITAN magazine and featured in USA TODAY, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL and PEOPLE magazine. There are over five million copies of her books in print, along with hundreds of thousands downloaded online. Reviewers have call her work “emotional and heart-wrenching.”

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Someone To Believe In 4.2 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 174 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All 800+ pages contributed to making this a great almost impossible to put down read. Can't wait to read more...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Leads were mature adults, emotionally stable making plot believable and highly entertaining. great love connection.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Eleven years after being sent to jail, Bailey O'Neil is known as the Street Angel, having formed a network to rescue kids from gangs. Her work brings Clay Wainwright back into her life. Once upon a time, the ambitious attorney sent her to jail, but things have changed. A strange attraction draws them together time and again, but his life is very public, and becoming more so. In contrast, hers must be hidden, for safety's sake. As they explore meshing two worlds, a horrendous crime threatens their love. ........................ **** As always, Katherine Shay's compelling writing draws you into the scenario she creates. More about Bailey's past might have been good to know, but this does not really detract from the fast paced, yet warm plot in the least. Brava, Ms. Shay. ****
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It would be better without the vulgarity. Did not finish. I hate dirty language.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good read. Would still have been a very good book minus the explicit sex scenes. Kept my interest right to the end. Would certainly recommend this Author and will read more of his books. Thanks B & N for another great free book. HM
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Although the language was very hard to take the book was one of the best I've ever read. The issue of gang violence is a crucial one and was addressed realistically while at the same time being intriguing and entertaining. Highly recommended.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book story was so intense. It covered so many areas of life like, trust,respect,passion for your beliefs and love. I think this story showed that if we love enough, there is very little we can't either overcome or learn to find an acceptable middle ground.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hard to put down
LUCKY13BZ More than 1 year ago
Heartwarming love story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lots of exciting adventure with true love mixed in.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. I read the other reviews and the language was not half as bad as other books were. I would recommend and can't wait to read the next book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book! You weren't sure what was gonna happen next. I stayed interested throughout & hated putting it down! I will read more from her!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was like those cliches.....there's a thin line between love and hate!
MsMe11 More than 1 year ago
Great Read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Learned about gangs. So glad my kids arent around that
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
not a good enough story to lend
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved except there were very explicit sex scenes which I'm not a fan of.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Couldn't put this book down- loved, loved it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was good read! I finished it in 2 days so its pretty hard to put down d i gotta say the xharacters really came to life Nd told you a story of their own. All in all it was great:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is my first, and won't be my last, novel of Kathryn Shay. I found her characters well developed and likable, and the novel realistically written. I look forward to reading more of her work. I am distrubed that a previous reviewer would slam the book because of "vulgar language". The summary clearly states the novel involves gangs. Any intelligent person would or should know that language in regard to the gang members wouldn't be Puritanical.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
800 pages. No mystery, teen gang violence and lots of sex, which became boring fast. The usual stuff for a bodice ripper, even if set in current era. Needed some editing, some words were even misspelled. ( morw for more) me and I not used correctly and so on. For adult readers. AD
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book. A little slow getting started but it was well worth it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good storie
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great book...
Guest More than 1 year ago
Someone To Believe In by Kathryn Shay is an emotional, deeply sensual tale. _________ Bailey O¿Neil is a woman on a mission to save teens from the deadly world of gang violence. She has a personal stake in it since she lost her younger sisters life to a gang. Bailey¿s family though close knit is forever worrying about the lengths she is willing to go to, to save these teens. Her methods put her at a cross purposes to Senator Clay Wainright. ______ Clay Wainright is an up and coming politician. Bailey O¿Neil has been a thorn in his side since he sent her to jail for a year over ten years ago. Now as a Senator he is assigned with Bailey to the same task force to address gangs. Their views are as different as night and day. Sparks fly in their discussions on the task force. But an all-consuming passion erupts between them outside of those meetings. _________ This isn¿t an easy romance for either party, each has issues from the past not just their opposite views. Clay is determined to protect Bailey and Bailey is equally determined to save these teens at all cost. _______ Someone To Believe In grabs you and pulls you in. The issues are real and complex. I couldn¿t read this book fast enough. I hope Bailey¿s brothers get their own stories soon.