The Charlie Series

3 books in series
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Exceeding Expectations Summary

Palm Beach, 1961. Socialite, irresistible rascal, and devoted father Jack Morgan stages his suicide to shield his beloved daughters from scandal and disgrace. His daughter, Charlotte (Charlie), is an overindulged 23-year-old girl struggling to cope with the loss of her beloved father, her sister's resulting mental breakdown, and the discovery that she's now penniless. Fortunately Raul, an admiring young attorney, offers assistance to the traumatized young woman.

As terrified as she is about paying for her sister's costly treatment and her own daily survival, Charlie soon realizes that she must learn what drove her father to kill himself. With Raul's much-needed ego bolstering, she pursues a career that makes practical use of her lanky, five-foot-eleven frame. Despite roadblocks and emotional upheavals, she embarks on an ocean-spanning journey that leads to a family she doesn't know, distressing truths about her father, crimes great and small, and a diabolical villain.

©2011 Lisa April Smith (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Exceeding Expectations

    • The Charlie Series, Book 1
    • By: Lisa April Smith
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Palm Beach, 1961. Socialite, irresistible rascal, and devoted father Jack Morgan stages his suicide to shield his beloved daughters from scandal and disgrace. His daughter, Charlotte (Charlie), is an overindulged 23-year-old girl struggling to cope with the loss of her beloved father, her sister's resulting mental breakdown, and the discovery that she's now penniless. Fortunately Raul, an admiring young attorney, offers assistance to the traumatized young woman.

    Regular price: £23.69

  • Book 2

    • Paradise Misplaced

    • The Charlie Series, Book 2
    • By: Lisa April Smith
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Manhattan, being recently dumped by her soul mate becomes the least of Charlotte (Charlie) Morgan's problems after she is viciously pushed off a subway platform in front of an oncoming train. Her modeling career seems over, and she may not walk again. Throughout her lengthy hospital stay, the police have no success finding her assailant or determining a motive. A handsome detective recovering from similar injuries is assigned to be her physical therapy partner.

    Regular price: £23.69

  • Book 3

    • The Second Best Time

    • The Charlie Series, Book 3
    • By: Lisa April Smith
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dying of cancer and worried about his immortal soul, that rascal Jack confesses his long list of sins to the Reverend Nigel. The stunned but sympathetic clergyman convinces Jack that his most heinous sin was perpetrated on his daughters, who believe that he committed suicide. Both men agree that seeing their father suddenly reappear, only to die a painful death shortly after, would cause additional harm.

    Regular price: £23.69