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Ain't She Sweet? (edition 2005)

by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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Title:Ain't She Sweet?
Authors:Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Info:Avon (2005), Mass Market Paperback, 416 pages
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Ain't She Sweet? by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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I figured out where the painting was right away.

Colin Byrne:

young teacher, tall, hair too long, nose to big, dress in black.

She said: You were a terrible teacher. You called us toads
His reply: Only to your face. Behind your backs it was worse, I'm afraid.

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He had been a terrible teacher, sarcastic, critical and impatient. But every once in a while, he'd been glorious too. --- the way he rose to read to the, words cascading lake dusky music from his tongue. --- He had the way of inspiring the least likely students, so the dumbest kid found themselves reading books, the athletes were writing poetry, and shyer student began to speak up, if only to protect themselves from one of his scathing put-downs. She belatedly remembered that he was also the teacher who'd finally shown her how to write a paragraph that made sense.

--even though he was the youngest teacher in the school, almost everyone was afraid of him because he could be so sarcastic. But the kids respected him --- he expected everyone to work hard. ( )
  nx74defiant | May 7, 2017 |
I expected a funny romantic romp and while there was plenty of humor, this book dealt with a serious issue of consequences to a heroine with a past of treating people poorly. I was totally engaged in this story.
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  Dawn772 | Jan 29, 2015 |
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  bev.giblin | Jan 24, 2015 |
I just finished reading "Ain't She Sweet". Thank goodness my husband was late coming home from his split shift Saturday!! I absolutely loved Sugar Beth from the opening introduction. Can't imagine why it took me so long to read it but glad I didn't miss it! For all of you last minute shoppers, this title should be shared with every reader who adores romance novels. It's the best! It is highly unusual for me to think of reading a novel again as there are so many books to read - but this is one that I would definitely read again! Now I can wrap the rest of the gifts. I couldn't wrap the gifts first and finish reading this one later. Definitely not. ( )
  Corduroy7 | Aug 6, 2014 |
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  Versha.Bharat | May 30, 2014 |
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The girl everybody loves to hate has returned to the town she'd sworn to leave behind forever. As the rich, spoiled princess of Parrish, Mississippi, Sugar Beth Carey had broken hearts, ruined friendships, and destroyed reputations. But fifteen years have passed, and life has taught Sugar Beth its toughest lessons. Now she's come home -- broke, desperate, and too proud to show it.

The people of Parrish don't believe in forgive and forget. When the Seawillows, Sugar Beth's former girlfriends, get the chance to turn the tables on her, they don't hesitate. And Winnie Davis, Sugar Beth's most bitter enemy, intends to humiliate her in the worst possible way.

Then there's Colin Byrne. . . . Fifteen years earlier, Sugar Beth had tried to ruin his career. Now he's rich, powerful, and the owner of her old home. Even worse, this modern-day dark prince is planning exactly the sort of revenge best designed to bring a beautiful princess to her knees.

But none of them have reckoned on the unexpected strength of a woman who's learned survival the hard way.

While Sugar Beth's battered heart struggles to overcome old mistakes, Colin must choose between payback and love. Does the baddest girl in town deserve a second chance, or are some things beyond forgiving?

Ain't She Sweet? is a story of courage and redemption. . . of friendship and laughter. . . of love and the possibility of happily-ever-after.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0061032085, Mass Market Paperback)

Sugar Beth Carey's come back to Parrish, Mississippi, and she's brought her reputation for wreaking havoc with her. She's broke, desperate, and too proud to show it, even with her old enemies lining up for a chance to get even. Her former girlfriends have their eyebrow pencils sharpened into lethal points. Winnie Davis, her longtime rival, is fully armed with the money, power, and prestige that had once been Sugar Beth's. But worst of all is Colin Byrne, the man whose career Sugar Beth had destroyed -- and not exactly accidentally.

Now Colin's a famous novelist living in Sugar Beth's old mansion, and this modern day dark prince is using his writer's imagination to figure out how to bring the town's beautiful former princess to her knees. But despite her sassy mouth, feisty spirit, and hardheaded ways, Sugar Beth's no longer the spoiled rich girl they all remember. No, now she's a woman to be reckoned with ... and a great big reckonin' is about to happen, not least of all for one dark prince who might -- just might -- be thinking about falling in love with the wickedest girl in town.

Ain't She Sweet? A funny, heartwarming, oh-so-spicy story of love, friendship, and the possibility of happily-ever-after.

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Returning to her home town, Sugar Beth Carey discovers several old enemies living out the life she left behind, from the half-sister who married Sugar Beth's high school sweetheart to a former teacher who bought her childhood home.

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