Lucy's Launderette

Lucy's Launderette

Betsy Burke

Betsy Burke

Love. Betrayal. Forgiveness. Redemption. And Fabric Softener.Lucy Madison's life is spinning out of control. After her grandfather crashes his motorcycle for the last time, this frustrated artist is left picking up the pieces (not to mention holding the ashes). But fulfilling his dying wish of befriending his pregnant girlfriend turns out to be even less fun than she expected. Add to that the return of her, uh, unstable brother, the tyranny of her nasty roommate, and the fact that boyfriend number...whatever, has turned out to be Mr. Not in This Lifetime, and Lucy knows it's time to switch cycles.Good thing Grandpa left her his launderette. It's the perfect place to sort through her mess, focus on her art and start fresh. Isn't it?
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Hardly Working

Hardly Working

Betsy Burke

Betsy Burke

CAUTION! Dangerous Waters AheadDinah Nichols, PR chick for Green World International, knows how to spin a story. She has to, otherwise how else would rescuing loons get the media attention it deserves? But a visit from Higher Management guru Ian Trutch means she'll have to put some spin on the "fabulous work" she and the staff have been doing. Sure, her latest hobby of haranguing a cocky colleague is worthwhile, but it isn't part of GWI's mission statement or anything. So, how to convince the higher-ups she and the others are working hard for their higher purpose? Hmm. Dating Trutch seemed the obvious move, but now she's not so sure he is what he says he is, and the office is turned upside down as acts of local ecoterrorism are suddenly on the rise, and Dinah's famed mother--a bona fide well-known Jacques Cousteau type--makes an unforgettable appearance, putting Dinah's entire career in jeopardy.Will Dinah navigate her eclectic crew to safety,...
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