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This Is How It Happened

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This Is How It Happened

Not a Love Story

By Jo Barrett

Avon A, Paperback, 9780061241109, 294pp.

Publication Date: January 22, 2008

Description

He lied, he cheated. He destroyed her life.

How difficult could killing him be?

Madeline Piatro devoted four years of her life to her boyfriend Carlton and, in return, got romance, flowers, and the best sex she'd ever had. But then he dumped her by e-mail, no less He used her, he broke her heart...and he even cost her the marketing job she dearly loved. Now Maddy's on a mission. She wants revenge and she wants her career back.

But Maddy's about to discover that getting even, no matter how justifiable, isn't as easy as it might at first appear even with a batch of arsenic brownies, the help of a professional (if bumbling) hit man, and the advice and best wishes of her very best friends.



Praise For This Is How It Happened

A great read, and great laugh -- and now we guys know what’s really going on in there!
-Hugh Jackman, Actor, Producer

A clever, fresh slant on losing and loving again. A great read.
-Karen Quinn, author of The Ivy Chronicles and Wife in the Fast Lane

A clever, fresh slant on losing and loving again. A great read.
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