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All Chocolate, Extra Cherries by @JaneDrager is a Beach Reads Event pick #beachread #romance #books
Title: All Chocolate, Extra Cherries
Author: Jane Drager
Grace O'Dell isn't in the mood to smile. Her mom is dying, her bank account is depleted, and come Labor Day she could lose her job. Mentally and physically tired, she wonders if she will ever be able to have her dream love.
Joe McGann's mission is to make the beautiful woman he spies smile. She looks so sad, and something about her tugs at his heart. He knows a banana split is a great way to break the ice. But convincing her to accept his invitation could take an act of divine intervention.
The familiar tingle returned. He looked to his right and saw her on the promenade about thirty feet away, watching him. She clutched her purse strap like the bag would jump off her shoulder and run away. But man-o-man, seeing her, he barely contained a runaway heart. She had that effect, and he liked the feeling. She wore the same clothes, too, but he doubted her uniform deviated. Jumping to his feet, he removed his glasses. “I was afraid you wouldn’t come.”
Slipping the sunglasses from her nose, she meandered toward him. “I can’t believe you did.”
Then, a slow smile stretched her luscious lips. Her teeth were brighter than the sun, and he blinked. As she stood before him, he wasn’t sure what to do next—hug her, kiss her, or sigh like an idiot. Instead, he wiped his moist palms along his shorts. “Want to stroll on the beach?”
“We need beach tags. Unless it’s after five o’clock.”
He cocked a brow. “A what?”
“Beach tags. Some towns call them badges or passes, but Cape May calls them tags. Either way, it’s a fee to use the beach.”
Rats. A glitch he hadn’t anticipated.
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Jane loves to hear or read how two people meet, young and old. Before she begins a story, she details the exact meeting of the two main characters. How they meet is the key to her writing. The plot follows. On the personal side, she is a retired respiratory therapist who is married to a wonderful organic farmer. When she isn't traveling, she lives in southern New Jersey.
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