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Return to Sender by Fern Michaels

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Return to Sender by Fern Michaels

Return to Sender by Fern Michaels

Lin Townsend struggled to give her son Will a great life after getting pregnant at age seventeen and thrown out of her childhood home. She attempted to contact his father, but all her letters were returned unopened and marked: Return to Sender. Now, eighteen years later, as Lin sits at a welcome dinner for freshmen at NYU with her son, the man who ignored all her letters, Nick Pemberton, steps up to the podium to speak. He is a multi-millionaire and all Lin can think of are the days she lived on the change found in sofa cushions and the cardboard she shoved into her worn shoes because he wouldn’t acknowledge his own son. She wants revenge…

I’ll admit it. The plot was ludicrous. But I still liked it. The characters are endearing and the author does a great job making you like Lin, despite the underhanded things she’s doing. Nick also goes from ultimate jerk to an okay guy – in a way that makes sense. I would recommend giving this one a listen, the narrator’s Georgia twang for Lin and Bronx accent for Nick’s wife are right on, if over the top, and add fun to the novel.

By | 2017-05-08T20:08:42+00:00 January 10th, 2011|SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|
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