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Subject: StoryLines Like.......
Date Posted: 1/18/2011 10:38 AM ET
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I'm going to the book store this weekend and was wanting to see if anyone knows any books with these storylines.

*Plus Size woman getting the guy

*Revenge (dating someone to get back at them for something or get info.)

*Woman falls in love with teacher ( I'm talking about when she is in college. Or In high school, but she is like a senior and there close to the same age. Or She has a crush on him in high school and years later they start dating)

*Fighting books (Books like Lori Foster's fighters books.)

*Maid falls in love with her client (The woman is hired to clean his house and cook for him)

*Poor woman/man falls in love with rich woman/man


Date Posted: 1/18/2011 11:03 AM ET
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Susan Donovan's He Loves Lucy comes to mind for the Plus Size woman, but she looses the weight for him, which puts in right in the realm of fiction. It was cute book.



You can go to this link and see all of your scenarios to look  at books.

Date Posted: 1/18/2011 12:13 PM ET
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In How To Knit A Wild Bikini by Christine Ridgeway-heroine is hired to be personal chef for hero.

Date Posted: 1/18/2011 1:32 PM ET
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Bet Me, Jennifer Cruisie (plus size woman)

And One Last Thing, Molly Harper (GREAT revenge story)

Yours Until Dawn, Teresa Medeiros (nurse taking care of hero)

The Rake, Mary Jo Putney (housekeeper)

Devil's Bride, Stephanie Laurens (housekeeper)

Secrets of a Scandalous Bride, Sophia Nash (poor man/rich woman)

Portrait of a Lover, Julianne Maclean (poor man now rich, looking for revenge)

Against the Magic, Lisa Kleypas (poor man now rich...)

One Summer, Karen Robards (older teacher)

Seduced by his touch, Tracy Anne Warren (marriage by bet)

One Week as Lovers, Victoria Dahl (both poor, he must marry for money)

Just Wicked Enough, Lorraine Heath (he needs money)

Date Posted: 1/18/2011 2:11 PM ET
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The Bride and The Beast- Teresa Medeiros...Plus size heroine


Date Posted: 1/18/2011 7:48 PM ET
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Thanks for the help. I will defintley be getting alot of these books.

Date Posted: 1/18/2011 11:02 PM ET
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The Butler and His Lady (Loveswept, No 131) :: Ed Kolaczyk, Anne Kolaczyk   Man is butler to woman who falls in love with him   3.75 stars
ISBN-13: 9780553217452 - ISBN-10: 0553217453

The Bargain
Author: Mary Jo Putney     Wealthy heiress marries a dying man to secure her fortune.  he is penniless wounded war vetern of Waterloo who was supposed to die.   4 stars

Beau Crusoe (Historical Romance)  Seems like a book you would really like.  Shipwrecked man falls for widow and her child.  4.5 stars
Author: Carla Kelly
Conversations With The Fat Girl :: Liza Palmer    title speaks for itself.   3.5 stars.
Date Posted: 1/21/2011 7:10 AM ET
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The lady flees her lord  (plus size)

Date Posted: 1/21/2011 4:38 PM ET
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Woman falls in love with teacher  - Ain't She Sweet by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Rich/poor - Aussie Rules by Jill Shalvis, Breathing Room by SEP, Born In trilogy by Nora Roberts, The Kept Woman by Susan Donovan, Kiss An Angel by SEP, Match Me If You Can by SEP, Simply Irresistible by Rachel Gibson, The Trouble with Paradise by Jill Shalvis

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Date Posted: 1/21/2011 5:52 PM ET
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I second "Bet Me" for the plus size - it was one of my favorites ever!

For rich/poor,  Lisa  Kleypas also wrote Sugar Daddy - it is first in a series of so far 3, but it is a good series!

Date Posted: 1/30/2011 6:13 PM ET
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"Plus Size"  I just finished "Too Much Temptation" by Lori Foster.  YOu might want to try this one.

Date Posted: 2/10/2011 4:14 PM ET
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The Heir by Grace Burrows has the housekeeper falling in love with the lord/employeer.

Date Posted: 2/10/2011 4:26 PM ET
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Big Girls Don't Cry - Cathie Linz

Date Posted: 2/10/2011 9:03 PM ET
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I vote for Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie for the Plus Size story too. I just finished it and loved it!

Also just finished The Penniless Bride by Nicola Cornick (Poor Woman/Rich Man). I liked it too.

Reading now... Deceived by Nicola Cornick (Revenge story). It's good so far...