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Go skinny dipping with Connie Brockway IN her latest NOVEL

Mimi Olsen is crushed to learn that her family's Minnesota retreat is up for sale. Unless someone can get the cash to save it, the house that's served as a peaceful anchor for generations will go under the hammer. A free spirit like Mimi has the will, what she needs is a way. Moving back into Chez Ducky is a start. But when she meets the man next door, her life is going to change direction in ways she never imagined.

Review:

"Set once again in Minnesota and chock-full of eccentric characters, Brockway's latest (following Hot Dish) centers around the fate of Chez Ducky, the Olson family's century-old summer retreat on the shores of Fowl Lake. With Chez Ducky in desperate need of repair, property taxes rising and palatial homes defiling the once pristine shoreline — like the one next door built by millionaire whiz kid Prescott Tierney — the family decides to sell. Mimi Olson thinks selling is a bad idea, but 40 years of skirting responsibility, organization and commitment of all kinds keeps her from getting it together, despite fond memories of the family's annual skinny dipping. During her farewell visit to Chez Ducky, Prescott and his dad, Joe, have a run-in with a Minnesota snowbank, and suddenly Mimi's in charge of two injured men, three dogs and her pregnant half-sister, who shows up unannounced. While the book moves along at an entertaining pace and the narrative is lively, readers might have a tough time empathizing with the apathetic heroine, even as she discovers her purpose in life." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

In this follow-up to "Hot Dish," "New York Times" bestselling author Brockway serves up something even hotter. After Mimi Olsen learns her family's Minnesota retreat is up for sale, she decides to raise the cash to save it. Her life is soon going to change direction in ways she never imagined. Original.

Synopsis:

In this follow-up to "Hot Dish," "New York Times" bestselling author Brockway serves up something even hotter. After Mimi Olsen learns her family's Minnesota retreat is up for sale, she decides to raise the cash to save it. Her life is soon going to change direction in ways she never imagined. Original.

About the Author

The author of seventeen full length novels, Connie Brockway lives in Minnesota with her husband and several dogs. An adult daughter has managed to escape to warmer climes. For now.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451412447
Publisher:
Onyx
Subject:
Romance - Contemporary
Author:
Brockway, Connie
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Romance
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Minnesota
Subject:
Love stories
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Publication Date:
20080102
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
6.82x4.28x1.19 in. .44 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Skinny Dipping
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Product details 432 pages Onyx Books - English 9780451412447 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Set once again in Minnesota and chock-full of eccentric characters, Brockway's latest (following Hot Dish) centers around the fate of Chez Ducky, the Olson family's century-old summer retreat on the shores of Fowl Lake. With Chez Ducky in desperate need of repair, property taxes rising and palatial homes defiling the once pristine shoreline — like the one next door built by millionaire whiz kid Prescott Tierney — the family decides to sell. Mimi Olson thinks selling is a bad idea, but 40 years of skirting responsibility, organization and commitment of all kinds keeps her from getting it together, despite fond memories of the family's annual skinny dipping. During her farewell visit to Chez Ducky, Prescott and his dad, Joe, have a run-in with a Minnesota snowbank, and suddenly Mimi's in charge of two injured men, three dogs and her pregnant half-sister, who shows up unannounced. While the book moves along at an entertaining pace and the narrative is lively, readers might have a tough time empathizing with the apathetic heroine, even as she discovers her purpose in life." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , In this follow-up to "Hot Dish," "New York Times" bestselling author Brockway serves up something even hotter. After Mimi Olsen learns her family's Minnesota retreat is up for sale, she decides to raise the cash to save it. Her life is soon going to change direction in ways she never imagined. Original.
"Synopsis" by , In this follow-up to "Hot Dish," "New York Times" bestselling author Brockway serves up something even hotter. After Mimi Olsen learns her family's Minnesota retreat is up for sale, she decides to raise the cash to save it. Her life is soon going to change direction in ways she never imagined. Original.
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