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A Moment on the Lips Mass Market Paperback – February 1, 2006


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Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 309 pages
  • Publisher: Leisure Books (February 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0843956593
  • ISBN-13: 978-0843956597
  • Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.9 x 6.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,949,492 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

A native of Chicago, Phyllis Bourne began her writing career as a newspaper crime reporter. After years of cops and criminal drama she left reporting to write about life's sweeter side. Nowadays her stories are filled with heart-stopping heroes and dazzling heroines. She currently lives in Nashville, TN where she is currently writing her next happy ending.

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The characters are richly drawn.
C. Cohen
You can almost see why Melody crush develop into a love that she could not forget no matter how many lovers cross her path.
S. Lowry
Ms Bourne-Williams shows us as we mature the choices we make between our personal lives and work must have a balance.
Toni Bonita

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By C. Cohen on January 31, 2006
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A book that readers will savor and fully enjoy. I won't do a recap of the plot, as it's already been done earlier. Let me just say that this is the first of many books I hope to read from this author. The characters are richly drawn. The romance is truly luscious. It was heartwarming to see their relationship grow. The characters are identifiable and ones you'd really like to know. But this book is so much more than "just" a romance.

Melody, the heroine, has retreated from her hectic Wall Street life and returned home to her Tennessee roots, and to the small town she once left. There, she's become the owner of a knit shop. As a knitter, I really enjoyed seeing her achieve the dream of owning a knit shop. That's every knitter's fantasy!!

Melody also savors a close relationship with her best friend, who is going through a transformation of her own. This book is geared to women who are entering that phase of their life where they wonder, "Is this all there is?" and to their delight, find the journey of discovering that yes, if one has the courage to move beyond the "wishing" stage, and step into the unknown, they really can build a better quality of life by leaving the rat race behind! I look forward to future books by this author and will put her on my "must read" list.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Harriet Klausner #1 HALL OF FAME on January 28, 2006
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On his seventieth birthday, John Price will be forced to retire as the CEO of the Boston based Price Investment firm. He has groomed his son Grant to take over though his other child Thomas is still in the running. All Grant has to do to obtain the job is persuade Melody Mason, a Wall St. legend to come back from small town Tennessee to run one of their portfolios. Grant offers her an incredible deal, but she blithely says no.

A desperate Grant travels to Tennessee to ask Melody in person. She still says no, but admits his company's help to college students is a good thing. Melody provides a counter offer. He stay in town for one week while she works her new knitting store and she will come to Boston for one week to train his team and to evaluate the portfolio. Grant agrees, assuming he will win her over. He will soon get what he wants as he wins her heart, but she leaves anyway as Melody knows Price Investment is more important to him than she is.

A MOMENT ON THE LIPS is an interesting glimpse at a workaholic and a former workaholic who have had no balance between their money-making lives and their personal lives until Melody no longer can deal with the headaches, ulcers and other physical symptoms. The work-obsessed Grant is the more intriguing individual as he has not yet found that equilibrium between work and play while the born again Melody achieve this by quitting Wall Street. Their changing relationship is fun to follow as fans wonder whether Grant has the courage to modify his goals when he falls in love.

Harriet Klausner
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Toni Bonita on April 9, 2006
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From the time of his mothers' death at age 4 to age 40 Grant Price has sacrificed his happiness to not disappoint his father a second time. Seeking yet again to to give his father what he wants Grant travels to a small town in Tennessee.

As Grant tries to convince Melody to return to Boston to what he sees as a better life for her, reality slaps him in the face. Grant is truly happy for the first time in years.

Ms Bourne-Williams shows us as we mature the choices we make between our personal lives and work must have a balance. What will Grant who has let his father down only once in life do?

The story line between the secondary characters, along with the antics of the sub charters will keep you turning the pages.

Read debut novel A Moment On The Lips by Phyllis Bourne-Williams. You will not be disappointed.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Malaika Tamu on August 21, 2010
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What a CHARMING romance...an ENGAGING cast of characters...an INTRIGUING storyline...with quite a few ENDEARING and funny moments...that kept me turning the pages throughout...it also has some WONDERFUL little life lessons...about HEALTH, following your DREAMS, FAITH and TRUST...I also LOVE the fact that Melody has secretly had a crush on Grant since college and she just CAN'T seem to shake it...BUT will Melody ever TRUST Grant or herself in matters of the heart...and will Grant FINALLY realize there's more to life than work before it's too late...a SWEET treat and I'm looking forward to reading more from Mrs. Bourne-Williams.
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Grant Price is the heir apparent to his family's investment firm. Before the reigns are handed over to him, however, his father is expecting him to accomplish the task of wooing Wall Street legend Melody Mason to their firm. Desperately wanting to avoid disappointing his father, Grant is not deterred by the fact that Melody has apparently retired from investment banking. He's sure that the offer he has for her is one that she simply can't refuse...until she flat out says no!

Not one to give up easily, Grant shows up in the small town to which she has retreated determined to get her to change her mind. When Melody sees her former college nemesis on her doorstep, she is taken aback that he thinks he will be able to talk her into the job.

Both are determined to get what they want - Grant wants Melody to work her investment magic for his family firm, while Melody wants to get Grant to see that making money is not everything. As they set off on a journey to convince the other that they are off track, sparks start to fly.

This was a wonderfully rich novel with mature characters and an enthralling chemistry. Pick it up and you definitely won't be disappointed. Meanwhile, I'm eagerly awaiting the next offering by new author Ms. Phyllis Bourne Williams.
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