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First Things First

First Things First

Barbara Delinsky

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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…

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...

Praise for First Things First

"Writing heartwarming stories since the 1980s, Barbara Delinsky is an auto-buy author for many romance readers." - RT Book Reviews

"This story felt like it could have been written today." - Heroes and Heartbreakers

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Barbara Delinsky

BARBARA DELINSKY is the author of more than twenty New York Times bestselling books, including Before and Again, The Scent of Jasmine, and Love Songs. 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. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband.

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