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Matilda’s Wish
Beth
Prentice

WOMEN'S FICTION: Tilly Lockhart has always struggled in life, when her cupcake business goes under, she’s sure this is the latest in a string of failures. Suddenly when she is out of money and loaded with debt, she inherits a farm from a great aunt, she didn’t know existed.

WOMEN'S LITERATURE: A 1950s movie starlet, Ruby Raines is very young to be in Italy alone. At seventeen, Ruby is rubbing elbows with Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, and a handsome young man named Niccolo. On the set of her first movie, Roman Holiday, Ruby discovers the two parts of her destiny. One blooms, while the other is lost.

WOMEN'S FICTION: Marg Kensington truly believes her life is perfect. She has worked hard to ensure it stays that way. Unfortunately, not even all the detailed planning, effort and care she can muster can prevent her from carrying the BRCA-1 gene mutation that causes cancer. Still, Marg won’t let cancer stop her, and instead is proactive about battling the disease.

SCI/FI: Assigned to newly colonized planet, Dawn’s Landing, as a shuttle pilot, Tamarja is desperate to blast through the partial mind-wipe the corporate Manitac performs on criminals to turn them into mindless “pets” meant to provide slave labor throughout the galaxy. Tamarja finds herself attracted to two men from her past that may be important keys to her future.

SCI-FI:  T.E.D.D.I.E. stands for Trusted Educated Deferential Dedicated Inspirational Extrapolator and B.E.A.R. stands for Bearing Extreme Apprehension and Rage. Ti-ber Felix is ship psychiatrist (or Teddie Bear) aboard space flights. His job is to assist scared and overwhelmed crew members with the rigors and uncertainties of space travel. He’s young, but incredibly talented.

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