LOVE AND MONEY (Park Avenue Series, Book #3)

LOVE AND MONEY (Park Avenue Series, Book #3)

by Ruth Harris

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Overview

SISTERS—AND STRANGERS
Rich girl. Poor girl.
Enemies—and rivals.
Two women in love with the same man.

Beautiful, pampered Park Avenue heiress, Deedee Dahlen, and Lana Bantry, abused child from the wrong side of the tracks, live in different worlds. They share a father but not an inheritance, a lover but not a commitment, and they do not know of each other's existence...Until Slash Steiner—the man with the Midas touch—bring the two women face to face in a searing confrontation.

LOVE AND MONEY is the dramatic story of an illicit triangle and a deadly family secret. Ruth Harris is the million-copy New York Times bestselling author and Romantic Times award winner for "best contemporary."

LOVE AND MONEY was originally published in the United States in hard cover by Random House, in mass market paperback by Fawcett/Ballantine and in 19 languages around the world.

All five books in the Park Avenue Series are available in Nook editions.

DECADES (Book # 1) The compelling story of a scandalous love affair and three generations of American women. Originally published in hard cover by Simon & Schuster and in mass market paperback by NAL. "Terrific!" --Cosmopolitan    --"Absolutely perfect." --Publisher's Weekly "Powerful. A gripping novel." --Women Today Book Club

HUSBANDS AND LOVERS (Book # 2)--Million copy New York Times bestseller! Winner, Best Contemporary, Romantic Times! The story of a wallflower who turns herself into a lovely and desirable woman and the two handsome, successful men who compete for her love. "A contemporary tale of passion and commitment. Steamy and fast-paced, you will be spellbound."  --Cosmopolitan magazine.

MODERN WOMEN (Book #4)--Million-copy NYT bestseller! Three likable, dynamic women--and the men in their lives. The right men. The wrong men. The maybe men. "Funny, sad, vivid, and raunchy. Harris seeks to enliven and entertain, and she does it in spades." --The Cleveland Plain-Dealer "Ruth Harris's rapier wit spices up a superb 'rags to riches' novel. You'll love MODERN WOMEN."--West Coast Review of Books

THE LAST ROMANTICS (Book #5)--A sweeping love story set in Paris and New York during the glamorous Jazz Age of the 1920's. He is dashing, handsome and celebrated but dangerously flawed. She is a gifted fashion designer, beautiful, charming, lonely, haunted. "I love it, I love it! Fantastic, immensely readable." --Cosmopolitan      "Gloriously romantic" --Kirkus

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162020486
Publisher: Word International
Publication date: 05/31/2018
Series: Park Avenue Series , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 262,423
File size: 563 KB

About the Author

Ruth Harris is a million-copy New York Times and Amazon bestselling author and a Romantic Times award winner for “best contemporary." Ruth writes about strong, savvy, witty women who struggle to succeed and, when sometimes they don’t get what they want, they find something even better along the way. Critics have compared Ruth to Nora Ephron and Joan Didion and called her books  "brilliant," “steamy,” "stylishly written," ”richly plotted,” “first-class entertainment” and “a sure thing.”

With her husband, Michael, Ruth indulges her wild side and writes bestselling thrillers—HOOKED and BRAINWASHED (both available on Nook)—that feature vivid characters, international backgrounds and compelling plots. Publisher’s Weekly called Ruth's and Michael's thrillers "Slick and sexy [with] all the sure elements of a big seller written by pros who know how to tell a story.” Readers have raved, calling their books “awesome,” “gripping,” “chilling,” “a must-read,” and “a real page-turner.”

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Love and Money 2.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
BigAl70 More than 1 year ago
Two words that come to mind to describe Love and Money are archetypical and epic. The story of a child born to privilege who ends up raised by poor parents is as old as Oedipus. I have vague memories, although I haven’t been able to dredge the details from the recesses of my memory, of a kid’s folk tale with two sons of a king, one raised in the castle and the other by peasants. These character types can be the basis of a great story, comparing the differences in the lives and personalities of the two characters. It is epic, in that it follows the story of the sisters from birth until well into adulthood. The story covers a lot of ground, both in time and experience of the main characters. Think of something by Alex Hailey and the like. At more than 125,000 words, Love and Honor isn’t a quick read. Although I largely enjoyed the book, I did a double take when a new product took poor-girl Lana’s company from “a regional business” to a player nationally or internationally three different times, with no indication the company had fallen on hard times in between. And the two sisters were described as step-sisters in at least one spot, which wasn’t technically true (they’re half-sisters). But these are just nitpicking. Overall Love and Honor was a fun, entertaining, and at times, thought provoking read. **Originally written for "Books and Pals" book blog. May have received a free review copy. **
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ugh!
carlosmock More than 1 year ago
Love and Money by Ruth Harris Plot - good, ending disappointing. Characters - two dimensional. No clear point of view makes them fake, not believable. Writing - poor. Mixing points of view between universal and third person points of views. The writer tells rather than shows. Recommendation: Not really.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good for a long weekend
Anonymous More than 1 year ago