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October 13, 2011
Playing For Keeps

Cricket Creek #1 March 2011
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Featuring: Noah Falcon; Olivia Lawson
304 pages
ISBN: 0451232763
EAN: 9780451232762
Kindle: B004H4XDAY
Mass Market Paperback

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LuAnn McLane

Small town, baseball and love…

Playing For Keeps
by LuAnn McLane

Olivia Lawson is peeved when ex-ace pitcher turned soap opera star Noah Falcon roars back into Cricket Creek, Kentucky, after all these years, to take the lead opposite her in the community theater\’s summer play. Noah\’s beloved hometown is having major financial woes and needs his status to turn this small-town play into a big-time hit.

But Noah has bigger plans for this small town. And this time he\’s determined to show Olivia he\’s not just playing around-he\’s playing for keeps.

You’ll be cheering for these characters just like Cricket Creek cheers for its baseball team.



Sweet Southern Comfort

“Welcome to Cricket Creek, Kentucky, birthplace of Noah Falcon,” Noah read as he drove his red Corvette convertible past the city limits sign. He had won several awards as a major league relief pitcher but this little bit of hometown pride never failed to bring a smile to his face. Of course he’d never dreamt he would be returning home to audition for the community theater of all things but then again lately his life wasn’t exactly going as planned.

But Noah’s smile faded as soon as he turned onto Main Street. The once thriving little town was all but deserted even on a Saturday afternoon. Several of the shops had for lease signs in the window and other store fronts were in need of Read More…

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