Becky's Kiss

Vinspire Publishing, LLC
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 It could not be worse for ninth grader Becky Michigan on her first day at a new school, sitting in beet juice and staining her white jeans in a classroom about to fill up with students. In the nick of time, a gorgeous blonde boy named Danny comes in and offers his oversized baseball jersey so she can cover up, get to the office, and change. By the time she pulls the shirt over her head however, he has mysteriously disappeared.

Becky scours the school in search of her dream-athlete and wonders why after contact with him she has magically gained the ability to throw a fastball ninety miles per hour! Instead of finding the answer, however, Becky’s new skill pits her against the school bully and the entire varsity baseball team. That night, after her exciting showdown in front of the entire school, Danny shows up at her bedroom window. If she will agree to meet him behind the school at midnight on the ball field at the edge of the woods, he promises to reveal a secret meant to alter the past and change her life forever.


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Dr Nick Fisher is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke having trained at Derriford Cardiothoracic Centre Plymouth, the University of Virginia Heart Centre and the Royal Brompton Hospital. He is also a Surgeon Commander in the Royal Navy, has served in the Falklands, Adriatic and Gulf and is currently the cardiologist for Her Majesties Armed Forces. During his time as the Senior Registrar at the Brompton he had become well known for his ability to distil complex guidelines into succinct common sense advice and was continuously asked to put his words of wisdom onto paper but never found the time to do so. Fate intervened and he was deployed as a doctor on a hospital ship in the Gulf war in 2003. He then found himself with long periods of time with little to do but write and the result is this book.

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Publisher
Vinspire Publishing, LLC
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Published on
Nov 30, 2015
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Pages
196
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / General
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile Fiction / School & Education
Juvenile Fiction / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
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Eligible for Family Library

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