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First Things First

Barbara Delinsky

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New York Times Bestselling Author

BARBARA DELINSKY

 

FIRST THINGS FIRST

 

From America’s beloved storyteller, Barbara Delinsky, comes a classic novel of a woman on the hunt, a man on the run,  and one thrillingly romantic hideaway…

 

Chelsea Ross is renowned for her success at locating missing children. But when a wealthy Boston socialite asks her to track down her 40-year-old son, Chelsea is thrown for a loop. The runaway “child” in question, Samuel Prescott London, is a powerful executive who’s apparently gone AWOL south of the border. Posing as a tourist, Chelsea manages to find Sam in the outskirts of Cancun—hot, handsome, and happy to be far from the corporate rat race. Chelsea promised Sam’s mother she’d bring him back home. But after a few days of playing tourist by his side—and spending nights in his arms—she’s not so sure she’s ready to give him up…

 


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FIRST THINGS FIRST (Chapter 1)

“I’D LIKE YOU to find my son,” Beatrice London announced, eyes level and cool.

Chelsea Ross sat across from her in the sitting room of the elegant Wellesley Hills estate to which she’d been summoned. It wasn’t the question that surprised her, for she received similar ones on a regular basis. Rather, it was the age of the woman, who had to be nearing sixty, and the setting itself, reeking of seasoned wealth, that took her aback. More often Chelsea found herself in a shabby three-family house or a crowded apartment. More often she

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Praise for First Things First

 

PRAISE FOR BARBARA DELINSKY

 

“Delinsky is a first-rate storyteller who creates believable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors.”—The Boston Globe

 

“Delinsky combines her understanding of human nature with absorbing, unpredictable storytelling—a winning combination.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

 

“Delinsky has a knack for exploring the battlefields of contemporary life.”—Kirkus Reviews

 

“Delinsky does a wonderful and realistic job portraying family dynamics.”—Library Journal

 

“A writer who continues to earn her bestseller status."—Bookreporter.com

 

“Delinsky never fails to entertain.”—RT Book Reviews

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Barbara Delinsky

  • Barbara Delinsky is a New York Times bestselling author with more than thirty million copies of her books in print. She has been published in twenty-five languages worldwide. A lifelong New Englander, Barbara earned a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College. Barbara enjoys knitting, photography, and cats. She also loves to interact with her readers through her website at www.barbaradelinsky.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bdelinsky, and on Twitter as @BarbaraDelinsky.

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