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Dating, Dining, and Desperation

(The second book in the Dear Daphne series)
A novel by

Daphne Ballinger has learned to accept her deceased, eccentric aunt's strange request that she marry in order to inherit her estate, along with taking over her aunt's hometown paper's advice column.

But knowing and accepting that God's will be done becomes harder when a new neighbor, a divorced socialite, learns of Daphne's predicament and takes on the task of finding her the perfect man, even if it includes speed dating. When God does open Daphne's heart, it is instead to take in a young girl left parentless and in the care of her dying grandmother. It may be a temporary arrangement until the girl's uncle returns from the Marines, but God uses Daphne to speak His heavenly love and protection into the life of the child -- whom Daphne soon discovers has a very handsome and single uncle.

Genre: Inspirational    

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Used availability for Melody Carlson's Dating, Dining, and Desperation

Hardback Editions

August 2014 : USA Hardback

Title: Dating, Dining, and Desperation (Dear Daphne: Thorndike Press Large Print Christian Fiction)
Author(s): Melody Carlson
ISBN: 1-4104-7048-2 / 978-1-4104-7048-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : USA Paperback

Title: Dating, Dining, and Desperation (A Dear Daphne Novel)
Author(s): Melody Carlson
ISBN: 1-4336-7931-0 / 978-1-4336-7931-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: B&H Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Dating, Dining, and Desperation (Dear Daphne series Book 2)
Author(s): Melody Carlson
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
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