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A Little Bit of Deja Vu (Return to Redemption Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Laurie Kellogg
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Winner of the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® Award
and the Pacific Northwest Writers Association® Zola Award

Sometimes destiny has the last word (and laugh) 

Fate thrust them together
Blackmail and deception tore them apart
Nineteen years later, their children’s love reunites them
Now, only truth and forgiveness can make them a family
            
Margie Bradford is picking up the pieces of her shattered life following her husband’s death. When her cousin encourages her to make a fresh start with her teenage daughter, unsuspecting Margie takes a reading specialist job in the small town of Redemption, PA. The last person she expects to encounter is Rocket Manion, the ex-NFL quarterback and Dr. Phil wannabe who broke her heart nineteen years ago. Strangling her meddling cousin is now at the top of Margie’s to-do list.
 
Divorced teacher and head football coach Jake Manion experiences an eerie sense of déjà vu when his son announces he’s gotten his girlfriend pregnant. The feeling simply grows stronger when Jake learns the girl’s mother is Maggie, the same woman on whom he’s wasted nearly two decades of bitterness.
 
While planning their kids’ wedding and helping them grow up too soon, Margie struggles with her renewed attraction to Jake. But no matter how irresistible his kisses are, she isn’t stupid enough to let him hurt her again. Or is she?

Approximately 96,000 words

Laurie Kellogg is a two-time winner and seven-time nominee for the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® award, the winner of Pacific Northwest Writers Association® Zola award, and a Romantic Times® American Title I finalist. She began writing to avoid housework and has since resorted to naming the dust-bunnies multiplying as fast as real rabbits while she plots love stories that are steamy, heartwarming, romantic fun.


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About the Author

Laurie Kellogg is a two-time winner and seven-time nominee for the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® award, the winner of Pacific Northwest Writers Association® Zola award, and a Romantic Times® American Title I finalist. She began writing to avoid housework and has since resorted to naming the dust-bunnies multiplying as fast as real rabbits while she plots love stories that are Steamy, Heartwarming, Romantic Fun! Laurie also writes red-hot romantic comedies under L.L. Kellogg, which she's branded as A Little Naughty and a Lot of Fun!

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  • File Size: 1047 KB
  • Print Length: 245 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: LK Books (December 31, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007T327LQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #63,274 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Little Bit Of Deja Vu April 16, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I was sent this book by the author for an honest review. In the past week i have read two of the best books ever, and they both have been by Laurie Kellogg. I love how Alex and Emma have their own story as well as Maggie and Jake. There were parts of this book that almost broke me down in tears, then in an instant i had a smile on my face. I love the way that she brings the characters to life. I will be recommending this book to everyone. Congratulations on another job very well done. I can't wait to read the next installment of life in Redemption.
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50 of 57 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Emotionally engaging read! April 13, 2012
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Another award winner from Laurie Kellogg. A little different than the traditional romance, Kellogg takes you on an emotional ride in her newest publication that deals with love, lust, emotionally devastating decisions and their ramifications. And yet, Kellogg proves once again that while life may never be what you envisioned, love makes it as near-to-perfect as you can get!
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32 of 36 people found the following review helpful
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I saw the blurb on this one and just could not resist. On occasion, I love quirky over the top story lines and this one decidedly fit the bill though later I'll mention how I kind of mistook the tone of the story.

The story is about two generations of a father and his son and a mother and her daughter having events repeat themselves. Jake and Maggie had a youthful fling with consequences that, due to outside interference and their own youth, caused the paths of their lives to go down a much different road than they set out on. Nineteen years later, they discover that his son and her daughter are getting set to face a similar situation.

Jake is a former Pro football star who has been teaching and coaching at a high school in Pennsylvania. He has reared his son alone since he and his wife were divorced. On the outside he seems to have it altogether, but on the inside he is still confused and hurting from a short period of his life that occurred almost 20 years before when he fell for a young innocent girl who refused to marry him after he got her pregnant. Now that young girl is a woman who is the mother of the girl his son got pregnant and she wants nothing to do with him. Jake realizes that though he is bitter about the choice she made in the past, he has never stopped having feelings for her.

After almost 3 years of widowhood, Margie wants to get back into the game of life so takes a job as a reading specialist teacher that her cousin found for her. It is not long before she discovers that the guy who got her pregnant and then not long after married another woman not only lives in the same town, but teaches in the same school district. She is able to avoid him until a bizarre coincidence forces them together.
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31 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved It June 15, 2012
By Rebecca
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I'm not big on leaving reviews....but this book was great! I couldn't put it down for one minute. I highly recommend it.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome :) June 7, 2012
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I recommend this book to everyone, it's really good! It has so many twists and its really amazing. I wish there were more books like this
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another awesome book! May 16, 2012
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I've read two of Laurie Kellogg's books now and have loved them both! It was so refreshing in this book to see how Jake and Maggie's love lasted so long and after so many years apart. To me there is nothing better than a really good love story! Can't wait to read more books by this author!
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Great Story! April 20, 2012
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Ms. Kellogg does it again! Another great story!

Margie Bradford is a reading specialist trying to move on with her life following her husband's death. When she encounters Rocket Manion, a former NFL quarterback who broke her heart years ago. Jack Manion is a divorced teacher and football coach whose son announces that he knocked up his girlfriend. The girl's mother happens to be Maggie, whom Rocket has been pissed off at for over 20 years. In the midst of wedding arrangements Rocket tries to rekindle their former relationship. And the fun begins...

I thoroughly enjoyed this story and could not put it down until I was done! I highly recommend you read it.
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A more accurate title . . . June 25, 2012
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. . . would have been 'Assumptions' but probably not as engaging as the one the author chose. Two things ran through my head while reading (and laughing) with the characters, the first being the definition of 'assume' that I always fall back on and a song made famous at a concert at Madison Square Gardens

Assume: to make an ass out of you and me! That's basically what the story hinges on and boy were there a lot of hinges!

The lyrics to "Having My Baby' by Paul Anka probably express the feelings in this book better than any words I could write.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars enjoyed it.
I enjoyed the story and the interaction of the characters. I will read more books by this author. Good ending.
Published 14 days ago by Mary Ferns
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing book
Amazing book I definitely recommend it to anyone that likes to read about love stories :) great book to read
Published 1 month ago by AnaMaria Lucatero
4.0 out of 5 stars It is a very easy read. It shows hypocrisy can win out for ...
It is a very easy read. It shows hypocrisy can win out for all.
Published 1 month ago by Johnny C.
4.0 out of 5 stars I really enjoyed reading this book
I really enjoyed reading this book. Some of the flashbacks seemed a bit jumpy but overall I would recommend it.
Published 2 months ago by T. phillips
5.0 out of 5 stars great book from beginning to end!!
I just finished the book and loved it. I stayed up late the last two nights so I could finish. It was great having Alex and Emma's story of young love mixed in with Jake and... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Cindy Platt
5.0 out of 5 stars A couple's second chance at love
Margie and Jake had a wonderful weekend together years before when they made love. But when Margie chose to abort the child they were having instead of marrying him, he went ahead... Read more
Published 2 months ago by TBreakiron
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent book. Well written
Published 2 months ago by Ivonne Cruz
5.0 out of 5 stars Great!
Good book with lots of ironic twists. Would make a great beach read. Love Laurie Kellogg. Characters are what you would want if you wrote the book.
Published 3 months ago by Momof3boys
4.0 out of 5 stars Does History really repeat itself?
A Little Bit of Déjà vu is book 1 in the Redemption series by Laurie Kellogg.

Margie Bradford, a widow and single mother, learns Jake Manion is living in... Read more
Published 3 months ago by P. Blevins
4.0 out of 5 stars Great read!
Intriguing from the beginning. Written in a different era of wartime but addresses current problems of returning military personnel in this day and age.
Published 4 months ago by J. Keene...addictive
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Laurie Kellogg is a two-time winner and seven-time nominee of the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® award, winner of the PNWA Zola® award, and a Romantic Times® American Title I finalist. She began writing to avoid housework and has since resorted to naming the dust-bunnies that multiply as fast as real rabbits while she plots love stories that are Steamy, Heartwarming, Romantic Fun!

Laurie also writes red-hot romantic comedies under L.L. Kellogg, which she's branded as A Little Naughty and a Lot of Fun!


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