Sugar Daddy

Lisa Kleypas

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Liberty Jones has dreams and determination that will take her far away from Welcome, Texas—if she can keep her wild heart from ruling her mind. Hardy Cates sees Liberty as completely off-limits. His own ambitions are bigger than Welcome, and Liberty is a complication he doesn’t need. But something magical and potent draws them to each other, in a dangerous attraction that is stronger than both of them.

When Hardy leaves town to pursue his plans, Liberty finds herself alone with a young sister to raise. Soon Liberty is under the spell of a billionaire tycoon—a Sugar Daddy, one might say. But the relationship goes deeper than people think, and Liberty begins to discover secrets about her own family’s past.

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Chapter 1
When I was four, my father died in an oil-rig accident. Daddy didn’t even work for the drilling outfit. He was a company man who wore a suit and tie when he went to inspect the production and drilling platforms. But one day he stumbled on an opening in the rig floor before setup was completed. He fell sixty feet to the platform below and died instantly, his neck broken.
It took me a long time to understand Daddy was never coming back. I waited for him for months, sitting at the front window of our house in Katy, just west of Houston.

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 “Kleypas shines.” —Romantic Times BOOKreviews (Top Pick!)
 
“An entertaining chronicle of Liberty Jones’s rise from the trailer park to life in a Texas mansion….Kleypas’s many readers will root for Liberty, a fiery and likable underdog.” —Publishers Weekly

“Lisa Kleypas’s move from historical to contemporary romance is a rousing success!” —Romance Junkies
 
“Kleypas’s passion for the people and culture of the Lone Star State takes the reader on a highly enjoyable ride.”—BookPage

“Sinfully pleasurable.”—Kirkus Reviews

“A first effort as enjoyable and unusual as this one needs to be followed by many, many sequels.”—Wordcandy.net

“An emotionally compelling and superbly satisfying tale of family, friendship, hope, and love. Writing with wit, wisdom, and warmth, Kleypas has created a book to treasure.”—Booklist

“Kleypas is a New York Times bestselling author for a reason. As a beloved historical romance writer, she’s mastered her craft, and it shows in this novel, her first work of contemporary romance and her hardcover debut. The well-rendered characters, fluid narration and skillfully composed dialogue shine, and the plot remains compelling even as it spans more than a decade of change.”—Romantic Times BOOKreviews (Top Pick!)


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About the Author

Lisa Kleypas

Lisa Kleypas is the RITA Award-winning author of many contemporary and historical romance novels, including the Hathaways series, A Wallflower Christmas, Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor, and Love in the Afternoon. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. Kleypas graduated from Wellesley College and published her first novel at the age of 21. In 1985, she was named Miss Massachusetts in the Miss America competition. She lives in Washington with her husband and two children. 

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Sugar Daddy
Lisa Kleypas

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
March 2008
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312351632
ISBN10: 0312351631
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 432 pages
$7.99

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e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
April 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429917049
ISBN10: 1429917040
384 pages
$7.99
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