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The Right Wrong Number

A Short Story

Barbara Delinsky

St. Martin's Press

In this 30-page short story by bestselling author Barbara Delinsky, Carly Kelly has just been presented with a life-changing business opportunity for tiny nursery and flower store, Plant People. But she only has four days to decide, which means she will most likely have to cancel her weekend trip away. She dials her friends to let them know, and excitedly launches into a speech about the opportunity. But when she pauses, a sexy, inquisitive stranger is on the other end, and he’s eager to hear about her store, her passions and her life. She’s dialed the wrong number--- and the man on the other end, with his deep voice, his charming jokes and his excellent advice, is a surprise she never expected…Will this wrong number turn out to be right man for Carly?  Don't miss this 30-page short story from bestselling author Barbara Delinsky. Featuring an excerpt from Barbara Delinsky’s upcoming novel, Sweet Salt Air, available June 2013.

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Clearly, she couldn't go to the Kleins' country place as she'd planned. The four-hour drive might have offered good thinking time, and Bibi and Hank were very dear friends. But she couldn't deal with four kids, five dogs, and a parrot. There would be zero thinking time in that. And she had no desire, whatsoever, to meet the farmer whom Bibi and Hank swore she would adore. A lawyer gone to seed, they kidded her in the most positive way. A city boy rediscovering his roots. A gentle giant.

Carly was five-three and slim, she had seeds

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  • 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-eight languages worldwide. A lifelong New Englander, Delinsky earned a B.A. in psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in sociology at Boston College. Delinsky enjoys knitting, photography, and cats. She lives in Needham, Massachusetts.

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    A Short Story

    Barbara Delinsky

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