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Can't stand the heat / Shelly Ellis.

Ellis, Shelly. (Author). Ellis, Shelly. Gibbons gold digger novel. (Added Author). OverDrive, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780758290939 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : Kensington Publishing Corp., 2013.

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General Note:
Electronic book.
Summary, etc.:
Lauren Gibbons is committing the ultimate family betrayal: abandoning the tradition of seducing men for money. Nothing is worth the abuse she's endured from her sugar daddy. Now a sous chef, Lauren is hoping to break from the past for good. And when she meets hot former NFL player Crisanto Weaver, she even lets herself imagine a future. But the small-town rumor mill�and her own sisters�aren't ready for a new Lauren. Between her conniving relatives, her vengeful ex, a mountain of debt, and a whole lot of haters, can she escape her old life, and create something new?
Reproduction Note:
Electronic reproduction. New York Kensington Publishing Corp. 2013 Available via World Wide Web.
Subject: African Americans > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Fortune hunters > Virginia > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.
Domestic fiction.
Romance fiction.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    "Over three generations, the Gibbons women of Chesterton, Virginia, have built their reputation as a family of shameless--but refined--gold diggers. They even have a strict set of rules by which they operate. But the rebellious, youngest Gibbons is aboutto break them all ... Lauren Gibbons is committing the ultimate family betrayal: abandoning the tradition of seducing men for money. Nothing is worth the abuse she's endured from her sugar daddy. Now a sous chef, Lauren is hoping to break from the past for good. And when she meets hot former NFL player Crisanto Weaver, she even lets herself imagine a future. But the small-town rumor mill--and her own sisters--aren't ready for a new Lauren. Between her conniving relatives, her vengeful ex, a mountain of debt, and a whole lot of haters, can she escape her old life, and create something new?"--Page 4 of cover.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Abandoning her family's tradition of seducing men for money, Lauren Gibbons falls in love with former NFL player Cristano Weaver, but her conniving siblings, her vengeful ex, a mountain of debt and a whole lot of haters threaten to destroy her new life. Original.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Abandoning her family's tradition of seducing men for money, Lauren Gibbons falls in love with former NFL player Cristano Weaver, but her siblings, her vengeful ex, and a mountain of debt threaten to destroy her new life.
  • Kensington Books

    Over three generations, the Gibbons women of Chesterton, Virginia, have built their reputation as a family of shameless--but refined--gold diggers. They even have a strict set of rules by which they operate. But the rebellious, youngest Gibbons is about to break them all…

    Lauren Gibbons is committing the ultimate family betrayal: abandoning the tradition of seducing men for money. Nothing is worth the abuse she's endured from her sugar daddy. Now a sous chef, Lauren is hoping to break from the past for good. And when she meets hot former NFL player Crisanto Weaver, she even lets herself imagine a future. But the small-town rumor mill--and her own sisters--aren't ready for a new Lauren. Between her conniving relatives, her vengeful ex, a mountain of debt, and a whole lot of haters, can she escape her old life, and create something new?

    “Can't Stand the Heat marks the debut of an immensely talented writer whose characters leap from the pages and refuse to let me go.” --Cydney Rax, author of My Daughter's Boyfriend


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