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Love Overboard (Paperback)

Author:  Janet Evanovich
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0060598840
ISBN-13: 9780060598846
Sku: 39864995
Publish Date: 2/1/2005
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 0.75T
Pages:  272
Age Range:  NA
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In exchange for house repairs, Stephanie Lowe agrees to work on handsome Ivan Rasumssens Maine coastal cruise, where Ivan the Terrible does nothing but tease her about her cooking, flirt shamelessly throughout the voyage, and manages to be on hand to help her trap the ghost in her house when the trip is over. Reprint. *Author: Evanovich, Janet *Publication Date: 2005/01/01 *Number of Pages: 266 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 6.75
From the Publisher:

Dear Reader:

In a previous life, before the time of Plum, I wrote twelve short romance novels. Red-hot screwball comedies, each and every one of them. Nine of these stories were originally published by the Loveswept line between the years 1988 and 1992. All went out-of-print immediately and then could be found only at used bookstores and yard sales.

I'm excited to tell you that those nine stories are now beingre-released by HarperCollins.Love Overboard is second inthe lineup, and it's presented here in almost original form. I've done only minor editing to correct some embarrassing bloopers missed the first time around. And I changed the title because I thought the original title (Ivan Takes a Wife) was boring!

Love Overboard is a romantic tale about a handsome ship'scaptain; a wary wench from Jersey City; a hundred-year-old, two-masted schooner; and an entire town of shoemakers. There's some getting naked, some blueberry pie, more getting naked, and at the end ... Okay, I won't tell you about the end, but it's really good and it'll make you feel happy.

I took my family on the road trip from heck to research this book. When we finally got to Maine it was all worthwhile because we fell in love with the boats and the people who sailed them.

Enjoy!

In exchange for house repairs, Stephanie Lowe agrees to work on handsome Ivan Rasumssen's Maine coastal cruise, where "Ivan the Terrible" does nothing but tease her about her cooking, flirt shamelessly throughout the voyage, and manages to be on hand to help her trap the "ghost" in her house when the trip is over. Reprint.

Dear Reader:

In a previous life, before the time of Plum, I wrote twelve short romance novels. Red-hot screwball comedies, each and every one of them. Nine of these stories were originally published by the Loveswept line between the years 1988 and 1992. All went out-of-print immediately and then could be found only at used bookstores and yard sales.

I'm excited to tell you that those nine stories are now being re-released by HarperCollins. Love Overboard is second in the lineup, and it's presented here in almost original form. I've done only minor editing to correct some embarrassing bloopers missed the first time around. And I changed the title because I thought the original title (Ivan Takes a Wife) was boring!

Love Overboard is a romantic tale about a handsome ship's captain; a wary wench from Jersey City; a hundred-year-old, two-masted schooner; and an entire town of shoemakers. There's some getting naked, some blueberry pie, more getting naked, and at the end . . . Okay, I won't tell you about the end, but it's really good and it'll make you feel happy.

I took my family on the road trip from heck to research this book. When we finally got to Maine it was all worthwhile because we fell in love with the boats and the people who sailed them.

Enjoy!

Annotation:
This contemporary romance by the author best known for the Stephanie Plum mystery series was originally published under the title IVAN TAKES A WIFE in 1989. The Maine haunted house recently purchased by New Jersey native Stephanie Lowe is badly in need of repairs. Stephanie herself needs funds to make those repairs, so she signs on as the (extremely incompetent) ship's cook on a schooner captained by the man who sold her the house in the first place.
Author Bio
Janet Evanovich
Stephanie Plum, the New Jersey-based bounty hunter featured in Janet Evanovich's popular crime series, has been called "a cross between Nancy Drew and Dirty Harry." The Plum books routinely appear on the bestseller lists and have made Evanovich one of the wealthiest and most visible writers working today. Born in a working-class section of New Jersey, Evanovich was the first in her family to continue her formal education past high school. After earning a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Douglass College, part of New Jersey's state-university system, she stayed at home to raise her two children and took sporadic secretarial jobs through a temp agency. She also began writing romance novels, and although she diligently sent her work to agents and publishers, it took a decade before she sold her first manuscript, HERO AT LARGE, which was released in 1987 and earned her $2,000. She published several more books over the next few years, initially using the pen name Steffie Hall. "It was a rewarding experience," she has quipped, "but after twelve romance novels I ran out of sexual positions and decided to move into the mystery genre." The first Stephanie Plum book, ONE FOR THE MONEY, was published in 1994, and the bumbling bounty hunter became an immediate hit with readers. Since then, Evanovich has published approximately one Plum novel a year, and in 2012 a movie version of the first book, starring Katherine Heigl, was released. In addition to that series, Evanovich writes comic adventures set in the world of NASCAR racing as well as an occasional paranormal caper. In 2012 she made the Forbes list of the 100 top celebrities in the world, based on entertainment-related earnings plus media exposure; she was one of only a handful of authors to be featured on the list, which is comprised mainly of actors and singers.
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