First Lady

Wynette, Texas #3
February 8, 2000
Avon Books
Available in: Paperback, e-Book

First Lady

How does the most famous woman in the world hide in plain sight? The beautiful young widow of the President of the United States thought she was free of the White House, but circumstances have forced her back into the role of First Lady. Not for long, however, because she’s made up her mind to escape — if only for a few days — so she can live the life of an ordinary person. All she needs is the perfect disguise . . . and she’s just found it.

An entire nation is searching for her, but the First Lady is in the last place anybody would think to look: in the company of a man, an infuriatingly secretive and quietly seductive stranger whose charm, good looks, and sensuous appeal are awakening the forgotten woman within the dignitary. And with two adorable little orphaned girls in need of a family along for the ride, they’re heading out across the heartland chasing their own American Dream — on a wild journey of love, adventure, and glorious rebirth.

First Lady: A star-spangled, richly emotional story of self-discovery, celebrity, love, and family.

Reissued with new cover October 2009.

“…another of Phillips’s brilliant romantic romps, deftly combining laughter and love with real women’s issues and served up with a sophisticated flair.” Library Journal

“…when Phillips wields the pen, you know you’re in for a good time. The lady’s a sorceress, I tell you.” The Oakland Press

“Leave it to the always inventive Susan Elizabeth Phillips to deliver humor, tenderness, and empathy with a decided twist. No one does it quite like Ms. Phillips!” Romantic Times

“Even though it’s early in the new year, I feel confident in predicting that First Lady will be a nominee for Best Contemporary Romance of 2000. It’s that good. You don’t want to miss it.” The Romance Reader

RITA Award; Single Title Contemporary Romance, 2001
Top Ten Favorite Book of the Year, Romance Writers of America

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