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The Brightest Star
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A special treat to warm your heart, just in time for the holidays—a sparkling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels. ... Christmas is more than just a celebration for Lauren Montgomery. For generations, it's been her family's livelihood. Their Christmas shop, Razzle Dazzle Décor, has seen seasonal fads come and go, but there's one trend they can't escape. Online superstores are swallowing their sales, and this Christmas season will need to be their best ever if the store is to stay in business. To help keep the shop afloat, Lauren also has a sideline, writing biographies for business figures. She's thrilled when her literary agent contacts her with a new proposal and quickly agrees to the terms—before learning that the subject will be none other than John Gerald Giompalo. He's the titan behind Globalgoods.com, the online retailer that has spelled doom for hundreds of small businesses just like Razzle Dazzle Décor. Despite her misgivings, Lauren travels to Seattle to confer with the mogul, and is caught off guard when his son, John Jr., attends the meeting too. Handsome, intelligent, and deeply kind, he's perfect—apart from the fact that he'll soon be CEO of the company threatening everything Lauren loves. As her deadline, and Christmas, draw closer, Lauren knows that there's more than her family's shop at stake. Her heart is, too. But there's no better time than the holidays to make a secret wish on the brightest star you see—and let the season's magic take hold ...
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Unabridged
Street Date:
09/29/2020
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Fern Michaels. (2020). The Brightest Star. Unabridged Recorded Books, Inc.

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Fern Michaels. 2020. The Brightest Star. Recorded Books, Inc.

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Fern Michaels, The Brightest Star. Recorded Books, Inc, 2020.

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Fern Michaels. The Brightest Star. Unabridged Recorded Books, Inc, 2020.

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