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Hitts & Mrs. by Lori Bryant-Woolridge

Hitts & Mrs.

by Lori Bryant-Woolridge

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060540591, Paperback)

Two people, separated by age and color but united in love, find themselves headed down an uncertain path -- a path the head rejects, but the heart demands be followed ...

Melanie Hitts is a charming African-American woman who is attractive, professional,and fiercely independent. Following a whirlwind romance, she accepts the proposal of successful and devoted Will Freedman, only to walk away several months later convinced that giving in to love means giving up her dreams. Melanie heads to Manhattan to heal her heart and embark on a career as an interior designer.

Soon after, she meets John Carlson, an older, white, internationally famous architect, who is dangling precariously at the end of his creative rope. Brought together as muse and mentor, a spark between them ignites and -- despite his twenty-three-year marriage -- John and Melanie come together.

Through her relationship with John, and with her former fiancé Will in hot pursuit,Melanie sets off on a path of discovery. But once she decides that she's ready to go from a Hitts to a Mrs. will the man she chooses be available?

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Melanie Hitts is a smart, savvy and talented aspiring decorator who follows her dream of moving to New York City and pursuing her career. She's rejected the prescribed middle class life in which she had been raised, and she's certain that there is no convenient marriage and comfortable suburban lifestyle in her future. John Carlson is the president of his own high-end architectural firm who is in the middle of midlife crisis. Married and living in Connecticut, he convinces his wife, Sharon, to move to Manhattan in order to re-ignite his professional life. Though she complies with her husband, Sharon is very unhappy about uprooting her comfortable suburban home. But her life takes on a new meaning when she develops a friendship with a rebelling teenager. What will happen when these three lives intersect?… (more)

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