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Coming home
Busbee, Shirlee.
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Publication Information:
New York : Warner Books, [2003]

Physical Description:
435 pages ; 18 cm
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A penthouse, star-studded parties, it's just the life Roxy Ballinger has worked so hard to attain. But after visiting her hometown of Oak Valley she starts yearning for home, so she leaves Manhatten and buys a cabin, only to find herself irrationally irritated by Deputy Sheriff Jeb Delaney.

Author Notes

Shirlee Busbee was born on August 9, 1941 in San Jose, California. She received a certificate from the Burbank Business College in 1962. She has worked as a receptionist for the Marin County Title and Abstract Co., as plant supervisor for Fairfield Title Co., and as secretary and drafting technician for the County Parks Department of Fairfield, California. She started writing historical romance novels in 1977. She has written over 18 books including Gypsy Lady, Lady Vixen, Love a Dark Rider, A Heart for the Taking, and Love Be Mine. She has received numerous awards including the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award and Affaire de Coeur's Silver and Bronze Pen Awards.

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Booklist Review

Roxanne, like her sister-in-law, Shelly, in Return to Oak Valley BKL D 1 02, has come home to stay. At 38, she's in semiretirement from modeling and looks forward to living in her secluded northern California hometown where she buys some land and starts to create her dream home. The only fly in the ointment is deputy sheriff Jeb Delaney. They have been at odds with one another since she was in high school and he busted her for minor possession. The two still strike sparks off one another, and, unexpectedly, the sparks explode into a sexual encounter that the two try to ignore. Twice divorced, Jeb just wants love \lquote em and leave \lquote em relationships, but Roxanne intrigues him. The chemistry between them becomes even stronger after a break-in at Roxanne's home, but can Jeb believe that Roxanne really wants to live in the valley? And can Roxanne really trust a man after her last disastrous affair? Busbee's diverting and lusty tale will have readers calling for more. --Patty Engelmann Copyright 2003 Booklist