What the Waves Bring [NOOK Book]

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New York Times Bestselling Author

BARBARA DELINSKY

 

WHAT THE WAVES BRING

 

From America’s beloved storyteller, Barbara Delinsky, comes a classic novel of

destiny and desire as powerful as the tides that bring two souls together…

 

He came from the sea—a storm-tossed voyager cast adrift on the waves of a raging hurricane. ...

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Overview


New York Times Bestselling Author

BARBARA DELINSKY

 

WHAT THE WAVES BRING

 

From America’s beloved storyteller, Barbara Delinsky, comes a classic novel of

destiny and desire as powerful as the tides that bring two souls together…

 

He came from the sea—a storm-tossed voyager cast adrift on the waves of a raging hurricane. April Wilde spotted his boat from her Nantucket home and dashed into the pounding rain to pull him to safety. Half dead and helpless, the shipwrecked stranger can’t remember who he is or how he got there. Under April’s loving care, this kind and beautiful man slowly regains his strength, his energy—and his desire for a woman. With each passing day, the two grow closer—until April realizes that she is the helpless one…helplessly in love with a man as mysterious as the sea. But if his memory returns, will their love be strong enough to weather the storm?

 

Previously published as Lover From the Sea by Bonnie Drake

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781250019110
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 6/26/2012
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 155
  • Sales rank: 35,585
  • File size: 947 KB

Meet the Author

Barbara Delinsky


Barbara Delinsky is a New York Times bestselling author with more than thirty million copies of her books in print. She has been published in twenty-five languages worldwide. A lifelong New Englander, Barbara earned a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College. Barbara enjoys knitting, photography, and cats. She also loves to interact with her readers through her website at barbaradelinsky.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/bdelinsky, and on Twitter as @BarbaraDelinsky.

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 May 22, 2014

    Ok

    Liked the characters and setting

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2012

    Cute story line. Bad writting.

    I liked the idea of the story but I found it poorly exicuted. I could not enjoy the wording this author used in the book. For example she kept referring to his "man's hands, man's skin", etc. I get he is a man, I don't need to read, "he placed his man's hand on her face." I found it extremely irritating.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2012

    Raindrop

    Sticks that part into her part. ((Idk the names))

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2012

    Iceheart

    Purrs and spreads her legs further.

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