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Barbara Delinsky has more than thirty million copies of her books in print. She lives with her family in New England."

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Delinsky nails it in her trademark latest (after Not My Daughter), a captivating and moving story about a woman who's had enough of her life and wants a fresh start. Emily Aulenbach, a hardworking New York City lawyer married to another hardworking lawyer, graduated from law school an idealist, but now works on behalf of big, soulless corporations. Fed up, she walks out of the office one morning, packs a bag, and takes off for the small New Hampshire town where she'd spent a life-changing summer 10 years earlier, breaking contact with her best friend, Vicki Bell-now married and running an inn in the same town-when Vicki's brother, Jude, Emily's first big love, had dumped her. Emily runs to Vicki for sanctuary, and, wouldn't you know it, Jude reappears, somewhat complicating things as Emily figures out what to do with her life, career, and marriage to James, whom she truly loves. But when one of Vicki's employees ends up needing legal help, it's the catalyst for everything to click into place. Delinsky keeps the story moving with some nice twists on a familiar plot, rich characterizations, and real-feeling dilemmas that will keep readers hooked. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Frustrated with her life, 32-year-old Manhattan lawyer Emily Aulenbach impulsively decides to take a personal and professional leave of absence, much to the dismay of her husband, boss, sister, parents, and friends. She gets in the car and drives, eventually reaching the New Hampshire town where she spent one college summer. Although this town is loaded with good and bad memories, she feels it's the only place where she can figure out what kind of life and work she wants to pursue. A former lover, an animal refuge, and a woman in need of legal advice are distractions that help Emily figure it all out. -VERDICT Best-selling author Delinsky's (Not My Daughter) latest novel features a scenario many readers likely fantasize about, but it also has a protagonist whose actions may induce mixed feelings. While Emily puts her happiness first and escapes the life she no longer wants, her selfishness affects others, especially her husband. Ultimately, this thought-provoking book will be popular summer reading. [See Prepub Alert, 1/9/11.]-Samantha J. Gust, Niagara Univ. Lib., NY (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

PRAISE FOR "NOT MY DAUGHTER"
"A topical tale that resonates with timeless emotion." "--People, "31/2 stars
"Delinsky proves once again why she's a perennial best-seller with this thought-provoking tale . . . Timely, fresh, and true-to-life."" --Publishers Weekly "

"From the Hardcover edition."


PRAISE FOR "NOT MY DAUGHTER"

"A topical tale that resonates with timeless emotion." "--People, "31/2 stars

"Delinsky proves once again why she's a perennial best-seller with this thought-provoking tale . . . Timely, fresh, and true-to-life."" --Publishers Weekly "


"From the Hardcover edition."
PRAISE FOR "ESCAPE"

"Delinsky nails it in her trademark latest, a captivating and moving story about a woman who's had enough of her life and wants a fresh start. . . . [She] keeps the story moving with some nice twists on a familiar plot, rich characterizations, and real-feeling dilemmas that will keep readers hooked."--"Publishers Weekly"

""Escape" is another appealing page-turner from a writer who continues to earn her bestseller status."--Bookreporter.com

PRAISE FOR "NOT MY DAUGHTER"

"A topical tale that resonates with timeless emotion." "--People, "31/2 stars

"Delinsky proves once again why she's a perennial best-seller with this thought-provoking tale . . . Timely, fresh, and true-to-life."" --Publishers Weekly "


"From the Hardcover edition."
PRAISE FOR "ESCAPE"
"Delinsky nails it in her trademark latest, a captivating and moving story about a woman who's had enough of her life and wants a fresh start. . . . [She] keeps the story moving with some nice twists on a familiar plot, rich characterizations, and real-feeling dilemmas that will keep readers hooked." "Publishers Weekly"
""Escape" is another appealing page-turner from a writer who continues to earn her bestseller status." Bookreporter.com
PRAISE FOR "NOT MY DAUGHTER"
A topical tale that resonates with timeless emotion. " People, "31/2 stars
Delinsky proves once again why she s a perennial best-seller with this thought-provoking tale . . . Timely, fresh, and true-to-life. " Publishers Weekly "

"From the Hardcover edition.""

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