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Two Across

(2015)
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Highly awkward teenager Stanley Owens meets his match in beautiful, brainy Vera Baxter when they tie for first place in the annual national spelling bee - and the two form a bond that will change both of their lives.

Though their mothers have big plans for them - Stanley will become a senator, Vera a mathematics professor - neither wants to follow these predetermined paths. So Stanley hatches a scheme to marry Vera in a sham wedding for the cash gifts, hoping they will enable him to pursue his one true love: crossword puzzle construction. In enlisting Vera to marry him, though, he neglects one variable: she's secretly in love with him, which makes their counterfeit ceremony an exercise in misery for her.

Realizing the truth only after she's moved away and cut him out of her life, Stanley tries to atone for his mistakes and win her back. But he's unable to find her until one day he comes across a puzzle whose clues make him think it could only have been created by Vera. Intrigued, he plays along, communicating back to her via his own gridded clues. But will they connect again before it's all too late?

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August 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
ISBN: 1-4555-5462-6 / 978-1-4555-5462-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
ISBN: 1-4555-5461-8 / 978-1-4555-5461-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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August 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
ISBN: 1-4555-9015-0 / 978-1-4555-9015-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeff Bartsch
ISBN: 1-4789-6388-3 / 978-1-4789-6388-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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August 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
ISBN: 1-4789-6387-5 / 978-1-4789-6387-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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August 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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August 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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August 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Two Across
Author(s): Jeffrey Bartsch
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK