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Cynical New York journalist Alice Cabot isn’t about to succumb to the charms of California’s beaches, fake Hollywood glamour, or simply perfect Pepper Addington. All About Simply the Best
Josie and Paz want to get married but their respective guardians scoff at the very idea of love at first sight. So they arrange for Kesa and Shannon to meet... And nothing goes as planned. All About Because I Said So
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True Confessions about Made-Up Things
Only one real life experience has been a featured event in one of Karin’s books: the chili pepper oil scene in Car Pool. Karin was the one in the bath tub hoping for relief. The French edition of the novel even features red chili peppers on the cover. Karin’s iconic Oakland-San Francisco urban location book Touchwood, was originally set in a small, fictional California coastal town.
Only one real life experience has been a featured event in one of Karin’s books: the chili pepper oil scene in Car Pool. Karin was the one in the bath tub hoping for relief. The French edition of the novel even features red chili peppers on the cover.
Karin’s iconic Oakland-San Francisco urban location book Touchwood, was originally set in a small, fictional California coastal town.
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