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Second First Impressions

(2021)
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From the USA Today best-selling author of The Hating Game and 99 Percent Mine comes the clever, funny, and unforgettable story of a muscular, tattooed man hired as an assistant to two old women - under the watchful eye of a beautiful retirement home manager.

Dazzle (n): Brightness that blinds someone temporarily. Position Vacant: Two ancient old women residing at Providence Retirement Villa seek male assistant for casual exploitation and good-natured humiliation. Duties include boutique shopping, fast-food fetching, and sincerely rendered flattery. Good looks a bonus - but we aren't picky. An advertisement has been placed (again!) by the wealthy and eccentric Parloni Sisters. The salary is generous and the employers are 90 years old, so how hard could the job be? Well, none have lasted longer than a week. Most boys leave in tears. Ruthie Midona will work in Providence's front office, and be at the Parloni's beck and call, forever. That's sort of her life plan. If Ruthie can run the place in her almost-retired bosses' absence, with no hijinks/hiccups, she has a shot at becoming the new manager. She might also be able to defend her safe little world from Prescott Development, the new buyer of the prime site. Maybe after all that, she can find a cute guy to date. All she needs to do is stay serious - and that's what she does best. Until, one day, someone dazzling blows in to town.

Teddy Prescott devotes his life to sleeping, tattooing, and avoiding seriousness. When Teddy needs a place to crash, he makes a deal with his developer dad. Teddy can stay in one of Providence's on-site maintenance cottages - right next door to an unimpressed Ruthie - but only if he works there and starts to grow up.

Ruthie knows how this sweetly selfish rich boy can earn his keep - and be out of her hair in under a week. After all, there is a position vacant....

Genre: Romance

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Hardback Editions

April 2021 : USA Hardback
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Title: Second First Impressions (Sally Thorne)
Author(s): Sally Thorne
ISBN: 0-06-300713-4 / 978-0-06-300713-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
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Paperback Editions

May 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Second First Impressions: A Novel
Author(s): Sally Thorne
ISBN: 0-06-291285-2 / 978-0-06-291285-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

January 2021 : USA Audio edition

Title: Second First Impressions: A Novel
Author(s): Sally Thorne
Publisher: HarperAudio
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January 2021 : Australia Audio edition

Title: Second First Impressions: A Novel
Author(s): Sally Thorne
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2021 : Canada Audio edition

Title: Second First Impressions: A Novel
Author(s): Sally Thorne
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2021 : UK Audio edition

Title: Second First Impressions: A Novel
Author(s): Sally Thorne
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Second First Impressions: A Novel
Author(s): Sally Thorne
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU