Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author, known for her lighthearted, sparkling, and addictive contemporary romance novels which include the Chicago Stars series, the Wynette, Texas series, and multiple stand-alone books. This is a brilliant book, and I can't recommend it highly enough. This is one of Susan Elizabeth Phillip's best books (it's a stand-alone), and it's a book that can be read over and over again without ever getting old. The Best Man / The Best Man Holiday / Almost Christmas (Triple Feature), Low Key Fallin' For A Savage: An African American Women's Fiction Book, “Susan Elizabeth Phillips writes a story that wraps around your heart and doesn’t let go.” (Oakland Press). Everyone is still clinging to the past and it's sad to see. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Read this for a lighthearted read that also has substance to it. Author Susan has described the character of Fleur Savagar in the form of an ugly duckling who is not able to believe the fact that she has turned into a big swan. They had the worst reasons in the book for hating Sugar Beth. Each month I pick a charity and ask that you support them instead. The plot of the novel is set in Texas, United States and revolves around the happenings in the lives of the main characters named Emma Wells-Finch and Kenny Traveler. Her novels have been published in more than 30 languages and appear on bestseller lists worldwide. This is a book I can read and read again.This is certainly one of SEP's best books. Before going on to become one of the popular authors of her time, Susan received her B.F.A from the Ohio University in theater arts. By the end you will find yourself rooting for her! Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Even though I own it in paperback I went ahead and purchased the kindle version so I can read it on the go in the future. The plot of the novel is set in Texas and New York in United States and in Paris, France, and revolves around the lives of the main characters, Fleur Savagar, Meg Koranda, and Jake Koranda. Author Susan still continues to contribute to her two highly successful novel series, the Chicago Stars and Wynette, Texas. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Fleur Savagar is introduced as one of the most beautiful woman to everyone except herself. Particularly, she became a good friend of one of them named Claire Lefkowitz. Books In Order. Please note that as an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Thanks! In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Lady Emma Wells-Finch is introduced as the headmistress of the St. Gertrude’s Girls School of England. Most of the books by Susan Elizabeth Phillips are hit or miss for me. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. I did get a tad confused in places due to occasional editing errors, but I was so sucked into what was happening to Sugar Beth, I pretty much didn't care - I was just determined to see Sugar Beth get to her happy ending. When the Seawillows, Sugar Beth's former girlfriends, get the chance to turn the tables on her, they don't hesitate. Visit the post for more. I kept coming back to it in search of my SEP fix and eventually gave in... and 'Boy was I wrong!!' Reviewed in the United States on March 21, 2019. One of the successful novel series written by author Susan Elizabeth Phillips was the ‘Wynette, Texas’ series, which consists of a total of 7 books published between the years 1987 and 2012. Stand Alone Books. Delayed reading this mainly because the heroine was called Sugar. He finds Fleur Savagar to be a beautiful lady with a smart mouth. The Diva and the … Because Life is Better with Happily Ever Afters. But none of them have reckoned on the unexpected strength of a woman who's learned survival the hard way. In fact this is with out doubt my favourite SEP book so far and I've read most of them. Susan Elizabeth Phillips just gets better and better. Susan Elizabeth Phillips Molly Somerville loves her career as the creator of the Daphne the Bunny children's book … However, he gets blackmailed by someone to chauffeur Lady Emma. She has published more than twenty books … After this book I continued to read everything else by SEP and find myself waiting for each new installment she writes. One of them is the Favorite Book of the Year Award by the RWA, which she won for a total of 5 times in her writing career. The first SEP book I read and it's still one of my favorites, Reviewed in the United States on September 24, 2019. Suger is fab and the story of Suger working through her issues with the people of her home town and finding love is great. She's broke,desperate, and too proud to show it, even with her old enemieslining up for a chance to get even. A funny, heartwarming, oh-so-spicy story of love, friendship, and the possibility of happily-ever-after. Yeah, Sugar Beth was bad as a teenager, really bad, and apparently no one else grew up the way she did. The answer is no. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 1, 2014. Wendie has a very rough deal from Suger at school. Please try again. Susan was born on December 11, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States to her parents named Louesa Coate Titus and John Aller Titus. Sugar Beth Carey's come back to Parrish, Mississippi, and she'sbrought her reputation for wreaking havoc with her. Order now and we'll deliver when available. Her descriptions are vivid … But fifteen years have passed, now she's come home -- broke, desperate, and too proud to show it. Now, Fleur Savagar is required to grow up very soon and fight for her survival and the difficult times are expected to make her life miserable very soon. In the year 2001, author Susan was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Romance Writers and received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the year 2006 by the RWA. There, she would often indulge in discussing about the interesting books to read with her neighbors. As for the Seawillows? I loved the story, what a wonderful book! She has published more than twenty books … This is one of the few that I liked but it didn't grabbed me as much as … I started reading it at 11pm intending on only reading a chapter or two...next thing I knew it was 4:30am and I wanted to read it again. She has published more than twenty books including It had to be You, First Star I See Tonight, and Dance Away with Me. In short, she created a great book… Sugar is an amazing heroine, a refreshing change from the usual shrinking violets that seem to be ubiquitous in books at the moment. THIS WAS AN AMAZING STORY! Please try again. Fleur Savagar has green eyes and streaky blond hair, and seems to be living a life full of secrets that are expected to have their roots from the time before she was even born. Sugar Beth's story just grabbed my heart and wouldn't let go. Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author, known for her lighthearted, sparkling, and addictive contemporary romance novels which include the Chicago Stars series… I just recently started reading Bentley Little and I am HOOKED. Sugar Beth had the best comeback lines. I'm a long time SEP fan but had put off reading this book because I wasn't sure I liked the storyline. In order to save herself from the disgrace, Emma arrives in Texas with her pointing umbrella, beautiful body, ordering mouth, and flying skirts. As the rich, spoiled princess of Parrish, Mississippi, Sugar Beth Carey had broken hearts, ruined friendships, and destroyed reputations. They need it more than me. He can restore his career only if he becomes fully respectable and responsible. Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author, known for her lighthearted, sparkling, and addictive contemporary romance novels which include the Chicago Stars series, the Wynette, Texas series, and multiple stand-alone books. Check him out. Find yourself immersed in Sugar's journey as she reconnects with the town she grew up with, and atone for the person she used to be. You will be incredibly frustrated too, by the way an entire group of grown-ups behaves in retaliation for the terrible mistakes a TEENAGER made. He seems to have no patience for the glamorous girls because of being tormented, talented and difficult in his own ways. The life experiences in this book focuses on the main character of Sugar Beth Carey. You're upset because she went away to college and "forgot all about you?" Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Many literary magazines describe author Susan Elizabeth Phillips as the provider of the gateway drug to the romance genre because of the excellent plots of her romance novels. The dude is dark and depraved but his ideas and stories are excellent. It was in her year 1976 that Susan began developing some interest towards reading and writing books. If you see one missing just send me an e-mail below. Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author, known for her lighthearted, sparkling, and addictive contemporary romance novels which include the Chicago Stars series, the Wynette, Texas series, and multiple stand-alone books. One of the initial novels of the series was titled ‘Glitter Baby’. The only bummer is a stinky sub plot about a bore called Wendie. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Disguised as a boy, she’s come to New York City to kill Baron Cain, the man who stands between her and Risen … It's a story of a woman finding her truth, understanding her power, fighting for her life, and fearful of love. One of the other characters of the novel named Jake Koranda is introduced as one of the brilliant playwright and the hottest Hollywood actor in New York. Reviewed in the United States on December 9, 2020. On the other hand, Kenny Traveler is described as a famous playboy and athlete, who has been suspended from his sport because of his uncaring attitude. No, now she's a woman to be reckoned with ...and a great big reckonin' is about to happen, not least of allfor one dark prince who might -- just might -- be thinking aboutfalling in love with the wickedest girl in town. Also, Jake Koranda is described as a tough guy with a haunted and difficult past. Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author, known for her lighthearted, sparkling, and addictive contemporary romance novels which include the Chicago Stars series… Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Winnie Davis,her longtime rival, is fully armed with the money, power, andprestige that had once been Sugar Beth's. I found it years ago in Target and was intrigued by the cover and description. I am often asked by readers of the site if I accept donations as a “thank you” for the work I put into the site. She is seen by everyone as a woman who is always on a mission. Also because she sounded awful. I’d recommend The Store first. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Eventually, the hard headed Lady Emma comes across the handsome, but fearing personality of Kenny Traveler, she begins to fall for his charm. It sounded unassuming, that I could just read a few pages and then go to bed. I found that the character I most disliked, believe it or not, was Sugar Beth's biggest victim (with good reason,) Winnie. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 1, 2010. People believed that her mother had bewitching characteristics and had left her home in search of a man named James Dean, but instead she came in contact with Errol Flynn. 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