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The Ex-Debutante

Linda Francis Lee; Read by Susan Bennett

Macmillan Audio

When Carlisle Wainwright Cushing left her native Texas to start a new life in Boston, she had no regrets. The former Texas debutante, who never felt at home in her Southern skin, had found liberation--or so she thought. Until the day she gets an urgent call from her mother, reporting that: One, the Symphony Association Debutante Ball, which Carlisle's family has sponsored for years, is about to be called off; Two, her mother's divorce has the whole town talking; And three, the family's good name is at stake and Carlisle is the only one who can fix it all.  So Carlisle takes a leave of absence from her law firm and goes to Texas to help. Her fiance, who has no idea she's an heiress, can't know that she's organizing the ball, handling the dramas of the girls involved, settling her mother's suit--and coming face to face with the true love of her life, whom she ran out on when she left Texas. Her trip home challenges Carlisle's sense of herself and brings the pieces of her past togther, so that when she finally re-meets the man of her dreams, she's in a perfect place to tempt fate.

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Linda Francis Lee's novel The Ex-Debutante. When Carlisle Wainwright Cushing left her native Texas to start a new life in Boston, she had no regrets. The former Texas debutante, who never felt at home in her Southern skin, had found liberation--or so she thought.

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Praise for The Ex-Debutante

“An engaging audiobook read by Susan Bennett, Lee’s witty book is sure to have readers cheering for Carlisle as she searches to find herself, real love and her place in the family.”-Southern Seasons magazine

Praise for The Devil in the Junior League:
“A hilarious inside look at the world of backstabbing Texas socialites. Riddled with witty dialogue, it’s as refreshing as sweet iced tea on a hot summer day”  –Marie Claire magazine
 
“Not even the requisite happy ending can blunt Lee’s deliciously sharp jabs at Texas blue bloods.”—Entertainment Weekly (Grade: A-)
 
“Lee’s details about how the blue-blood women dress, talk, decorate, entertain and conduct themselves...keep the pages turning.”—USA Today

“An engaging audiobook read by Susan Bennett, Lee’s witty book is sure to have readers cheering for Carlisle as she searches to find herself, real love and her place in the family.”-Southern Seasons magazine

Praise for The Devil in the Junior League:
“A hilarious inside look at the world of backstabbing Texas socialites. Riddled with witty dialogue, it’s as refreshing as sweet iced tea on a hot summer day”  –Marie Claire magazine
 
“Not even the requisite happy ending can blunt Lee’s deliciously sharp jabs at Texas blue bloods.”—Entertainment Weekly (Grade: A-)
 
“Lee’s details about how the blue-blood women dress, talk, decorate, entertain and conduct themselves...keep the pages turning.”—USA Today

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Linda Francis Lee; Read by Susan Bennett

  • Bestselling author of nineteen novels Linda Francis Lee is a former Texas Debutante who has high hopes that all photos of the experience are long gone. She currently lives in New York City with her husband where she is at work on her next novel.
  • Linda Francis Lee Photo: Tess Steinkolk
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The Ex-Debutante

Linda Francis Lee; Read by Susan Bennett

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Macmillan Audio

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