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The Hazards of Hunting While Heartbroken

The Hazards of Hunting While Heartbroken

Zoë Clark thinks her world will implode when her fiancé dumps her on the eve of their splashy wedding. After nearly a decade with her college sweetheart, Zoë feels like a teenager about to be eaten alive by the New York dating scene. And her problems don't end there. Zoë works a less-than-ideal job, managing other people's careers while her own ambitions wither.

Enter Oscar Thornton. He's handsome, charming, attentive and rich—the perfect boyfriend. But does he harbor a dark secret? Or will Zoë torpedo her newfound happiness by indulging a far fetched suspicion?

The Hazards of Hunting While Heartbroken tells the story of a young woman who sets out to find a man to solve her problems. Instead she finds herself facing her own shortcomings, testing her oldest friendships and realizing that she has the power to make herself happy.

Packed with snappy dialogue and playful wit, The Hazards of Hunting While Heartbroken will strike a chord with any woman who's ever allowed herself to think, My life would be perfect, if I could just meet the right guy.

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"...a humored and poignant romance, very much recommended..."
The Midwest Book Review

"...hilarious and pertinent... Be prepared to be swept off your feet!"
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"A delicious escape."
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"Mari Passananti writes with wit and charm and weaves this suspenseful, romantic story effortlessly. Don't go to the beach without it."
—Wendy Walker, author of Four Wives and Social Lives

Rutland Square Press, (July 8, 2011), ISBN-13: 978-0615493640