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New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst was just 12 when she started writing but it took many shaky starts before she became a mega-success in the romance genre with her novel The Marriage Bargain. Recent releases include new books in her Searching For series, including Searching for Beautiful and Searching for Always. Since starting off in the e-book format ...
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