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Ain't Too Proud to Beg

Susan Donovan

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Josie Sheehan collects failed relationships the way some women collect designer handbags. Now, at thirty-five, she has exactly one male in her life: her Labradoodle, Genghis. In fact Josie, along with the three very single women in her dog-walking group, has recently sworn off men, resigning herself to long walks in the park with her devoted, four-legged friend.

All bets are off, however, when she meets Rick Rousseau, a pet-company CEO who is smart, sexy, and, best of all, head-over-heels for Josie. Even Genghis, an excellent judge of character, seems to know that Rick is the real deal. But just when Josie starts to think that she has found something more enduring than puppy love, she discovers that Rick has a complicated past—and a secret that could put the woman he loves in serious danger...

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CHAPTER 1
The photo album crackled with age as the page was turned. “This is it,” the widow said, tapping a ridged fingernail onto the edges of a black-and-white snap­shot. “I know he’d want the world to remember him this way, in this moment.”
Josephine Sheehan placed her reporter’s notebook on her lap and leaned in close to the old woman, peer­ing at the photo of Ira Needleman on his 1947 trek to the North Pole. His young face was frozen in triumph, frozen in time, and probably just plain frozen. His huge, toothy smile and iced-up goggles 
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Praise for Ain't Too Proud to Beg

"Donovan whips up a fine frappe of romantic comedy and suspense." --Publisher's Weekly on Ain't Too Proud to Beg

"A delightful new series." --Romantic Times on Ain't Too Proud to Beg

“Susan Donovan will steal your heart.” —Christina Dodd, New York Times bestselling author

"Donovan whips up a fine frappe of romantic comedy and suspense." --Publisher's Weekly on Ain't Too Proud to Beg

"A delightful new series." --Romantic Times on Ain't Too Proud to Beg

“Susan Donovan will steal your heart.” —Christina Dodd, New York Times bestselling author

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Susan Donovan

  • Susan Donovan's novels are witty, sexy, and entertaining—“brain candy for smart women,” as she puts it. Her books include Not That Kind of Girl and The Night She Got Lucky. Susan is a former newspaper journalist with degrees from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and has worked as a reporter in Chicago, Albuquerque, and Indianapolis. Her other jobs have included fine arts fundraiser, freelance journalist, painted furniture artist, horse stall mucker, proposal writer, and aide to a U.S. Senator. Susan lives in rural Maryland with her family and dogs.
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