Like the First Time

Like the First Time THE GOOD SISTER Claire Bennet has lost her job for the second time in as many years due to downsizing She doesn t know what she s going to do since her checking account has almost been stripped bare a

THE GOOD SISTER Claire Bennet has lost her job for the second time in as many years due to downsizing She doesn t know what she s going to do since her checking account has almost been stripped bare and her older brother is always a day late and a dollar short With no man in her life, her parents home is all she has and she s going to lose that unless she can think ofTHE GOOD SISTER Claire Bennet has lost her job for the second time in as many years due to downsizing She doesn t know what she s going to do since her checking account has almost been stripped bare and her older brother is always a day late and a dollar short With no man in her life, her parents home is all she has and she s going to lose that unless she can think of something quickE GOOD LOVER Fashionable and trendy Brooke Dunlap has also been downsized, but she s not worried because she expects her wealthy boyfriend to propose any day now Unfortunately, Randaolph Peterson III has other plans and dumps her Now Brooke is left devastated with no engagement ring, a pile of bills and a Jag that s in the shopE GOOD WIFE Lorraine Averhart lost one of her dearest friends to cancer only months before and with that friendship, their dream of opening their own florist shop But when Lorraine sees the wonderful candles, soaps and bath gels Claire has created, she pushes them to go into business together With Brooke s savvy about what women want, Claire s products and Lorraine s money, they re sure to be a hit They ve got nothing to lose, so why not But Lorraine s marriage comes under terrible strain as the business takes off and a new a temptation appears on the horizon Claire becomes involved with one of the most powerful men in town and Brooke is forced to reevaluate what matters most a fat bank account or love and

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  1. Died July 2, 2013.Francis Ray was a New York Times and USA Today bestselling African American writer of romance novels Her literary fiction series Taggart and Falcon, the Invincible Women, Grayson Family of New Mexico, and Grayson Friends have consistently made bestseller s lists She was born in Richland, Texas, and studied nursing, receiving a bachelor s degree from Texas Woman s University in 1967 She began writing in 1987, while continuing to work as a nurse, and had her first book published in 1992ARDS Romantic Times Career Achievement EMMA The Golden Pen The Atlantic Choice Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Award Winners for AFRICAN AMERICAN ROMANCE Reviewers Choice Awards Best Books Not Even If You Begged, St Martin s Griffin February 2008 Borders 2008 Bestselling Multicultural Romance Award for Nobody but You Written s 2010 Readers Choice Book of the Year for If You Were My Man

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  1. The statement, Opposites attract, could not have been truer than in this story In order to fall in love, you must be willing to accept the pain that comes along with it sometimes.Claire has lost her second job, both due to downsizing Bills are piling up and she s afraid she s going to lose the home she purchased for her parents Brooke, a female used to the high end things including men, lost her job as well but has never saved a dime but instead purchased expensive items and now has no financial [...]


  2. Like The First Time by Francis RayA few woman get laid off due to bad economic times and one other wants to get with them to do something she s put off her whole life.One is good at selling, one at making beauty products and one has all the money They can go in together and make it work.Although they put their all into this project some of their spouses or loved ones think they have made a mistake This book follows their lives and how they are able to accomplish it all and what they ve had to gi [...]



  3. Beautiful Black LoveThis book chronicles developing love and knowing one s self within new, as well as established relationships It was refreshing and touching, and rarely explored the three unlikely females, coming together with different needs and diverse backgrounds to develop loving and supportive relationships with each other, and creating a successful business out of a family legacy passed down just for private consumption I loved the generational love, respect and legacies that were displ [...]


  4. LIKE THE FIRST TIME is a wonderful story about three women who through test and trials, find the true meaning of friendship and love, but the greatest discovery is the love of SELF first I found it almost impossible to put this book down The characters are so like able and real that I found myself rooting for them and their happiness right from the start Francis Ray weaves a wonderful tale of life s ups and downs and shows us that through perseverance and endurance we can overcome and find happi [...]


  5. This book was amazingI loved the writing and the detail, and how the lives of the main characters came together, not to mention the evolvement of each of them I wish I had a man that loved me as much as Hamilton loved Lorraine This was one book that really made me want to run to my computer and write


  6. Three sister friends from different walks of life, with different goals and choices Together they not only form a company but build a sister mother daughter friendship relationships that enables then all to becom.e Like The First Time


  7. Great ReadLoves f2f his book as it showed the resiliency of these woman I would recommend this book to all my friends It will help us believe we can accomplish anything if we are focused and hard working.



  8. Francis Ray s style of writing is very versatile extremely knowlegable this book made me want to open my own business





  9. I picked this one based on it s high ratings it was just ok I would like to try the products featured in the book than anything else.



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