Lady of the Lake

by Betty O. Carpenter


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Book Details

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Publication Date : 9/20/1999

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 207
ISBN : 9780738803166
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 207
ISBN : 9780738803159

About the Book

MANDY SUMMERS rescues Dan Travers after his motor dies and strands him on Queens Lake, but she rejects his bid for her friendship, although she finds him compellingly attractive. A bitter marriage to Rick Barkley, ending in a hard fought for divorce, has left her wary of relationships with men. Mandy treasures the emotional and financial emancipation she's achieved after years of total dependence on her

abusive ex-husband. She senses that her growing interest in Dan could break down the protective barriers she's erected around herself, and tries to keep him from any involvement with her. Dan finds the beautiful, petite, talented and competent Mandy ompelling. He's determined

to make her a part of his life. Dogs, photographs, word-processing, and food poisoning play their parts in slowly and subtly changing Mandy. Her trust in Dan grows. But until she deals with her fear of being found by Rick, her ex-husband who constantly tries to reclaim her, she can't accept Dan's affection. She rejects the sparks of passion flaring between


About the Author

Dr. Betty O. Carpenter has had a long and distinguished career as an educator. She served in the New York Metropolitan area as a public school teacher, an adjunct professor, a school administrator, an Assistant Superintendent for Personnel, and a Superintendent of Schools. Since her retirement she has spent her time pursuing her interests in painting, sculpture, golf, duplicate bridge, tournament scrabble, computers and writing.. Dr. Carpenter takes great pride in her son, daughter, three step-daughters, their spouses, and her seven grandchildren. She is a widow and lives in a patio home in Arizona. Born in Montreal, Canada, she spent her early life in the New York City area. She was graduated from Hunter High School, Brooklyn College, and New York University. Her Ph. D is in Adminis-tration. She is listed in WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, and WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD.. Dr. Carpenter is a member of several writer's groups including: The National Writer's Association; The National Association of Children's Writers and Illustrators; The Romance Writers of America; and the Arizona Romance Writers. Her published work includes: A CURRICULUM GUIDE TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF AMERICA; TUTORING FOR PAY; MUSINGS; THE BROSH; and LADY OF THE LAKE