The Scent of Jasmine [NOOK Book]

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New York Times Bestselling Author

BARBARA DELINSKY

 

THE SCENT OF JASMINE

 

From America’s beloved storyteller, Barbara Delinsky, comes a classic novel of mail, female, and one very special delivery—that’s sealed with a kiss…

 

Every woman in town is buzzing about “him”—the new man on Pepper MacNeil’s mail delivery route—and it’s easy to see why. ...

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Overview



 

New York Times Bestselling Author

BARBARA DELINSKY

 

THE SCENT OF JASMINE

 

From America’s beloved storyteller, Barbara Delinsky, comes a classic novel of mail, female, and one very special delivery—that’s sealed with a kiss…

 

Every woman in town is buzzing about “him”—the new man on Pepper MacNeil’s mail delivery route—and it’s easy to see why. Standing high atop his old Georgian fixer-up, bare-chested and muscles gleaming, John Smith is a sight to behold. Besides knowing how to shingle a roof—and unhinge the local ladies—he can’t help flirting with his friendly neighborhood mail carrier. Pepper is charmed, and definitely interested. But when she finds a perfume-scented letter in John’s mail, she wonders what kind of romantic secrets he’s hiding. Pepper has secrets, too. But is she ready to open her heart to John? Fortunately, when it comes to love, this man can deliver…

 

Previously published as Jasmine Sorcery

 

PRAISE FOR BARBARA DELINSKY


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781250019172
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 5/29/2012
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 31,271
  • File size: 520 KB

Meet the Author

Barbara Delinsky
Barbara Delinsky
Barbara Delinsky started out her writing career creating novels for the category romance genre, partly under pseudonyms; but she has evolved into a name-brand all her own, praised by romance fans for the layered plotting and the complex characters on display in literally dozens of bestsellers.

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 July 3, 2012

    Loved it

    Sweet, sexy and fun. Barbara Delinsky is always a pleasure to read and hasn't disappointed me yet! Very worth it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2014

    Good read

    I didn't want to stop reading!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Jasmine

    Okay hun bye ;)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Tj

    Damn it. Gtg. We'll finish this tomorrow, k? ;)

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