The scent of rain by Kristin Billerbeck

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Published by Thomas Nelson in Nashville, TN .

Written in English

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StatementKristin Billerbeck
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LC ClassificationsPS3602.I44 S34 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25290724M
ISBN 109781401685652
LC Control Number2012014942

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She finished her on‐camera broadcasting career with a two‐year stint as the studio host for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns.

Montgomery was a freelance and/or staff reporter for six publications, writing sports, features, movie reviews, and archeological pieces. Her novels include: The Scent of Rain, Nothing But Echoes, and A Light in the Desert.

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Montgomery teaches journalism at South Mountain High School in Phoenix, is a foster mom to three sons, and is an Arizona Interscholastic Association football referee and crew chief. Twenty-six years ago, when she was only three months old, Jody Linder's father was murdered as she slept in her cot.

Her mother vanished, presumed dead. Local trouble-maker Billy Crosby confessed to the murder and was locked up, leaving his wife and son to face the consequences in the small Kansas town of Rose.

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When he stands her up on their wedding day, she's left reeling and senseless. Literally. She's been trained as a perfume creator.ISBN: OCLC Number: Awards: Commended for Oregon Book Awards (Poetry) Description: 84 pages ; 21 cm: Contents: SkyHieroglyphics from Wind and the Inside of SeedsThis Light, This LightningWalking as the Air Cools SlightlyWas It Like Drinking Water Out of the Rain?Under the SunSome Adult TheaterThree from the Oregon CoastElegyAlmost from.Set off on a rainforest romp swirling with sweet notes of melon, orange zest, coconut milk and sultry night blooming jasmine.

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