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The Calendar Brides

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From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Ginny Baird, a heartwarming story about the power of love, the dedication of family, and the realization of dreams.

Ginny Baird’s The Calendar Brides
Twelve granddaughters share one goal, all in the name of love.

Twelve women with big hearts and slim wallets want to do something special for their grandmother. At eighty-seven, the family matriarch has reconnected with her childhood sweetheart, and wants to elope to Sicily. The catch is her intended is poor, and Nona D’Amato doesn’t have the travel cash herself.

When they put their heads together, can her twelve granddaughters help their Nona achieve her dream? All it takes is a little ingenuity and a very clever plan. Meet Emma, Claire, Angie, Haley, Bev, Jane, Tiny, Zoe, Lena, Trish, Susan and Rachel, as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime—all in the name of l’amore.

Meet the D’Amato women and their men!

Emma is the oldest and a smart mouth. She loves late-night pizza, her puppy, and Donny—whom she hated in high school.

Emma’s sweet sister Claire reports the weather and collects seashells. Brainy Brad helps her see stars.

Stay-at-home mom Angie pretends to Zumba. Hot hubby Jason doesn’t miss a step.

Angie’s athletic twin Haley is a baker on the move. Mountain biker Peter grooves with her.

World traveler Bev craves adventure. Photojournalist Will has a passport, too.

Jane is a serious-minded thinker. Dry-witted Richard makes her laugh—and sigh.

Feisty Tiny has loved Jimmy for decades. Now, they’re building a future together.

Tiny’s artist sister Zoe has a secret wish. Does sexy Dillon share it?

Bev’s sister Lena sings for her supper. Unconventional Ryan digs her act.

Only child Trish speaks her mind. Laid-back Leo knows how to listen.

Jane’s shy sister Susan is a lonely knitter… Then handsome Kyle smiles her way.

Rachel is the baby and a dreamer. Kindly, older Tom wants to give her the moon.

Lucia vowed to marry Luigi at fourteen. He still waits for her in Italy. It’s never too late for love!

Come join them all in this lively, romantic tale, just in time for the New Year!

Customer Reviews

Sweet Read

Ginny Baird's, The Calendar Brides, is a sweet story about cousins, love, and commitment. It features the patriarch of the family, Grandma Nona, and her twelve granddaughters. Nona tells the girls one day about Luigi, her first long lost love who lives in Italy. She would love to be reunited with him but cannot afford the trip. All twelve granddaughters come up with a great idea to raise money to send her to her love, Luigi. The decide to put together a calendar in which all twelve girls dress up as brides and write small descriptions of their own love story. Once the money is raised Nona will be accompanied to Italy by one of the granddaughters.
Will the calendar be a success? Will Nona get to her true love Luigi? The Calendar Brides is a great story about the love between cousins and their grandmother.

The Calendar Brides

Once again Ginny Baird has written a sweet romance that has 12 additional romances. Each bride has her own chapter. Nona oh these 12 cousins makes contact with her first love in Italy. How can these cousins help Nonna go to her love? Interesting. What scheme do they come up with? it for yourself. You won't regret it. I was given an ARC for an honest review.

A wonderful story!

'The Calendar Brides' by Ginny Baird is a wonderful story. I loved reading about Nona Lucia and her twelve granddaughters: Emma, Claire, Angie, Haley, Bev, Jane, Tiny, Zoe, Lena, Trish, Susan and Rachel. This is a little different from your normal romance, but I highly enjoyable read. Ginny has written another great story. Highly recommend to all fans of romance.

The Calendar Brides
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  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Published: Jan 01, 2015
  • Publisher: Winter Wedding Press
  • Seller: Winter Wedding Press
  • Print Length: 246 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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