All articles about Helen of Pasadena

Teaser Tuesday – McKetrrick’s Choice and Helen of Pasadena

If you want to join in, here’s how Teaser Tuesday is done. Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! Leave a comment here to share if you have read the books.   Here's my two choices   [caption id="attachment_1451" align="alignright" width="122" caption="McKettrick's Choice by Linda Lael Miller"][/caption]   McKettrick’s Choice by Linda Lael Miller Genre: Historical Romance “Don’t you dare use rude language with me!” Lorelei

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Thursday Thirteen – Thirteen Ways that Helen of Pasadena is Just Like You

[caption id="attachment_1319" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Click on the book cover to purchase"][/caption] About Helen of Pasadena Helen Fairchild, is leading a privileged Pasadena existence: married to a pillar of the community; raising a water polo- playing son destined for the most select high school; volunteering her time on the most fashionable committees. It only bothers Helen a tiny bit the she has never quite fit in with the proper Pasadena crowd or finished that graduate degree in Classics or had that second baby. The rigid rules of society in Pasadena appeal to Helen, the daughter of Oregon "fiber artists", even if she'll never be on the inside. And then along comes a Rose Parade float, killing her philandering husband and leaving Helen broke, out of her "forever" house, and scrambling to salvage her once-rarefied existence. Enter Dr. Patrick O'Neill, noted archaeologist, excavator of Troy, and wearer of adorable nubby sweaters. A

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