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How Nancy Drew Saved My Life (Red Dress Ink Novels) (edition 2006)

by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

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Title:How Nancy Drew Saved My Life (Red Dress Ink Novels)
Authors:Lauren Baratz-Logsted
Info:Red Dress Ink (2006), Paperback, 304 pages
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Charlotte Bell is depressed after having an affair with the husband at her former nanny job. She decides to take a job as a nanny to the daughter of the American ambassador in Iceland. The majority of the book is fluffy chic lit. Then the last 20 pages the book totally goes off the rails and starts throwing in stuff from left field that made no sense. ( )
  RachelNF | Jan 15, 2016 |
This is one of the worst books I have ever read. It is not a mystery. It does not even rank up there with Harlequin romance. The ending is awful and degrading to women. Do not waste your time on this bad example of chick lit. ( )
  LadyoftheLodge | Apr 27, 2014 |
3.5 stars

After Charlotte's heart is broken by her previous (married) employer, in order to get away, she accepts a nanny position in Iceland. Unfortunately, she later finds herself falling for her new employer. What she's not sure about is where his wife is?

I thought this was cute. I loved all the references to Nancy Drew and there were shades of Jane Eyre. It really is a mindless, fluffy, quick read, though. Don't expect too much out of it. Though some didn't like the ending, I did. ( )
  LibraryCin | Apr 13, 2014 |
Started off very promising but turned into a bad harlequin romance. How can a character be so stupid??? ( )
  andsoitgoes | Aug 17, 2012 |
I bought this book assuming it was a mystery (well, it was being sold in they mystery section of my favorite used book store). Nope. More of a romance - and I should state that it was the first and only romance I've ever actually liked.

A good read. Very engaging, but lighter than most of the books I normally read.
  theyarnstashattacked | May 27, 2011 |
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For my mother, Lucille Baratz, one of the world's greatest ladies, and the women who gave me my first Nancy Drew. Mom, If I keep putting off dedicating a book to you, will you stay with us forever?
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People think it must be easy for you, when they see you out here on the wire.
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Broken, smashed and stomped in the mud

That's how Charlotte Bell's heart ended up the last time she let her emotions heat up on a nanny assignment. So taking a new position in frigid Iceland, working for Ambassador Edgar Rawlings, might be just what Charlotte needs in order to heal up -- and chill out. This time, she's determined to be intrepid and courageous. She's even read all fifty-six original Nancy Drew books in preparation. Unfortunately, she's neglected to find out anything about Iceland or to look into the background of her oddly compelling employer. When Charlotte stumbles onto the trail of a mystery that only she can solve, she'll need every shred of Nancy's wisdom to keep her life -- and her heart -- safe!

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