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The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker

A Original

Linda Francis Lee

St. Martin's Paperbacks



So many people fell for the adorable dog from Emily and Einstein that author Linda Francis Lee had to write a special story about him. Einstein sure loves the attention – but who knew how much he knows about love? The Matchmaker is Einstein's special matchmaking treat for all of us, and love is surely in the air…


Praise for The Matchmaker

“A rare book of emotional depth and observation - this multi-faceted story is woven by a master who holds you by the heart-strings on every page. An utter triumph all the way around, simply spectacular!” —J.R. Ward, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lover Mine, on Emily and Einstein

“In this completely one-of-a kind story, Linda Francis Lee deftly combines fantasy and reality for an emotional punch that's unexpected as it is satisfying. You will HAVE to keep turning the pages.” —Patricia Gaffney, New York Times bestselling author of The Saving Graces, on Emily and Einstein

“Powerful and perceptive, Emily & Einstein is an unconventional love story, one of those rare books that illuminates the secrets we keep from the world . . . and sometimes ourselves. This is a heartfelt novel of hope, redemption, and second chances.” —Sarah Dunn, bestselling author of The Big Love

Emily & Einstein is an extraordinary treat, a powerfully original novel about hope, redemption, and the possibility that love lives forever, written with grace and imagination. A gem that will stay with you long after the last page is turned.” —Joan Johnston, New York Times bestselling author of Shattered

“EMILY & EINSTEIN captured me from the first sentence. You'll find yourself glued to the couch and canceling your plans to find out Emily Portman's fate. Linda Francis Lee tells a story that leaves you begging for more. I loved it!” —Lisa Patton, Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'easter

“A story you'll remember long after you turn the last page, from a writer who understands laughter, longing, and the power of second chances.” —Lisa Wingate, national bestselling author of Tending Roses and Never Say Never, on Emily and Einstein

“What Lee does best is get to the heart of the matter and make us care, all while making us laugh. I loved Emily and Einstein!” —Lian Dolan, the Satellite Sisters and, on Emily and Einstein

Reviews from Goodreads

About the author

Linda Francis Lee

Linda Francis Lee is a native Texan now living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, steps from the Dakota Apartment Building. Linda's writing career began in college when she published her first article. But after graduating she was sidetracked from writing when she was offered a job teaching probability and statistics. Later she found her way back to her first love, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution called her breakout novel, Blue Waltz, "absolutely stunning." Now the author of twenty books that are published in sixteen countries around the world, when Linda isn't writing she loves to run in Central Park and spend time with her husband, family, and friends.

Linda Francis Lee

Photo: Tess Steinkolk

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