All She Ever Wanted

All She Ever Wanted

by Barbara Freethy

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Fans of Nora Roberts, Carla Neggars, and Karen Robards will enjoy this romantic and suspenseful story from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy.

Emily was their closest friend, or so they thought -- until years later, when her secrets send them on a perilous search for the truth about who she really was and why she died ...

Ten years ago, during a party gone out of control, beautiful, vibrant Emily plummeted to her death, leaving her three best friends and sorority sisters -- Natalie, Laura and Madison -- devastated. None of them has ever forgotten that night -- or the role each may have played in Emily's death, the guilt that has pursued them, and the loss they still suffer.

Now an unknown writer has rocketed onto bestseller lists with a novel that eerily mirrors their own story. Who is he? How does he know the intimate details of their lives? And why is he accusing one of them of murder? As they begin to unravel the startling truth about their friend, each will rediscover a love she lost long ago and uncover secrets that will forever change her life...


"Three friends reunited to uncover a haunting mystery -- I couldn't put it down." Luanne Rice.

"ALL SHE EVER WANTED is a gripping tale of romantic suspense, but it's also a story of friendships, betrayal, love, heartache, and second chances. It's the story of four young women on the brink of adulthood, full of dreams and expectations, and the tragic event that changed their lives in ways none of them could have foreseen. But even though a tragedy is the basis of the book, it is an uplifting and hopeful tale."

"Barbara Freethy is a master storyteller with a gift for characterization, and in ALL SHE EVER WANTED, she gives readers seven intriguing characters. In order to discover what happened, Natalie, Cole, Madison, Dylan, Laura, and Drew must come to terms with their pasts, and in doing so, they learn a great deal about themselves and each other. Well written and compelling, ALL SHE EVER WANTED is a fascinating blend of romance, mystery, and suspense. Don't miss it!" Susan Lantz, Romance Reviews Today

4 /12 stars - Top Pick of the Month - Romantic Times Magazine - "Freethy's expertly penned novel is a true page-turner."

** If you enjoy romantic suspense novels, check out Barbara's new Lightning Strikes Trilogy!
SUMMER RAIN (#3) Coming Soon!

Barbara is also writing an ongoing connected family series: The Callaways.

NOBODY BUT YOU (A Callaway Wedding Novella)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012632425
Publisher: Fog City Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 09/12/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 63,694
File size: 804 KB

About the Author

Barbara Freethy is an award-winning, bestselling author of 45 novels ranging from contemporary romance to romantic suspense and women's fiction. Traditionally published for many years, Barbara began independently publishing in 2011 and has since sold a phenomenal 5.25 million ebooks! 19 of her titles, including ALL SHE EVER WANTED, have appeared on the NY Times and USA Today Bestseller Lists.

Known for her emotional and compelling stories of love, family and friends, she is a six-time finalist for the RITA for best contemporary romance by Romance Writers of America and a two-time winner for her novels, DANIEL'S GIFT and THE WAY BACK HOME. Her books have received rave reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist and Library Journal, have received numerous other awards and have appeared on national bestselling lists.

For a complete listing of Barbara's books as well as excerpts and contests, visit

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All She Ever Wanted 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1078 reviews.
theReader278 More than 1 year ago
I loved reading this wonderful book! this one is even better than the last one.
tracyles44 More than 1 year ago
Fast, easy read with enough twists to keep you guessing. Good mix of romance and suspense. Not super dark which I liked. If you like a love story with a little mystery, this is a good book for you.
JMiles24 More than 1 year ago
I thought some parts were predictable but I would never guessed who killed Emily. This book kept me on my toes and was a quick read. Id read another one of her books anytime!
wilkaymom More than 1 year ago
This book was great. Lots of action to keep you guessing and wanting more.
Brittany Leissner More than 1 year ago
Love her books! This is my favorite so far!!! GET IT! YOU WONT BE DISSAPOINTED!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
3 Friends meet again 10 years after college, trying to find out who killed their sorority sister. This book has everything, great characters, romance and suspense! I identified with Natalie and fell in love with Cole. You won't be able to put it down until you find out who did it.
Sam427 More than 1 year ago
I happened upon Barbara Freethy's books by accident.....I'm always looking for new authors and she hasn't dissapointed me! If you're looking for mysteries mixed with love stories, just read one of her many books!
Alyssa Berezniak More than 1 year ago
I loved the book but felt that it was drawn out with the 854 pages. I wasn't very interested until the last 300 pages.
Jennifer Schmelzer More than 1 year ago
First book purchased by this author-liked the mix of characters and the different story-lines. Definitely a good summer read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome & will keep you all in. I seriously could not put this book down. The killer was pretty unexpected. If you're looking for romance & suspense, then this is the book for you!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. It kept my attention and I couldnt put it down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A Nook friend lent me this book & could not put this book down..loved it! Since then I have been reading all her books & love all of them as well! She has become my favorite author!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good mix of romance & mystery! Quick & fun read :)
PLLfann More than 1 year ago
If you like the Pretty Little Liars series, you will love this book!
Rhondi More than 1 year ago
Cant put her books down!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love all of Barbara Freethy's books. This one was especially well written.
nanajudyJW More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this book. Had trouble putting it down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An easy summer time read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fantastic story - lots of surprising twists
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book doesn't have any lagging parts and its a good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First book i purchased and read on my nook (it was cheap) liked it so much ive read all her books great author
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you haven't read Barbara Freethy before, this is the time to start! Excellent writer! Great story, love and exciting!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm a new reader of Barbara Freethy and I really like her books. This one was frustrating at times, but very good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book! I liked the mystery and at times i thought i had figured it out. It sucked me in right away:)