The Lavender Field

The Lavender Field

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by Jeanette Baker
     
 

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Cool, gracious, international-relations attorney Whitney Benedict hasn't completely given up on marriage, but she does have a checklist of qualities for the man of her dreams: affluence, intelligence, good looks and no baggage (!). When she travels to California to make an offer on Gabriel Mendoza's famous Lipizzan horses for a European client she encounters a man… See more details below

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Cool, gracious, international-relations attorney Whitney Benedict hasn't completely given up on marriage, but she does have a checklist of qualities for the man of her dreams: affluence, intelligence, good looks and no baggage (!). When she travels to California to make an offer on Gabriel Mendoza's famous Lipizzan horses for a European client she encounters a man who doesn’t have anything on her list: he is divorced, near financial ruin, and trying to raise two teenagers and an autistic younger daughter with his mother. When an accident prolongs her stay at the “hacienda,” and Whitney tries to establish some kind of order in the dysfunctional family, she discovers that horses and children have a way of rearranging the best-laid plans—and the course of her heart. As the American Library Association writes, “Baker's heartwarming romance focuses on the heartbreak and joy that family brings.”

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Booklist - Patty Engelmann
Whitney Boone was raised on a Kentucky Thoroughbred horse farm, but she left that world to purse a career as an attorney specializing in international law. The Australian government asks her to go to California to convince a Lipizzan horse owner to sell. Gabe Mendoza is plagued with problems and has no interest in selling his horses, a legacy from his father. Accustomed to winning all her cases, Whitney is stymied by Gabe. Abandoned by his wife, he sure could use the money since he is barely mak

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ISBN-13:
2940014458511
Publisher:
Author & Company
Publication date:
05/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
578,002
File size:
5 MB

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