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Publisher's Summary

Blueprints is the story of two strong women - Caroline MacAfee, a skilled carpenter; and her daughter, Jamie, a talented architect. The day after her 56th birthday, Caroline is told the network wants Jamie to replace her as the host on Gut It!, their family-based home construction TV show. The resulting rift couldn't come at a worse time. For Jamie life changes overnight when, soon after learning of the host shift, her father and his new wife die in a car accident that orphans their two-year-old son. Accustomed to organization and planning, she is now grappling with a toddler who misses his parents, a fiancé who doesn't want the child, a staggering new attraction, and a work challenge that, if botched, could undermine the future of both MacAfee Homes and Gut It!
For Caroline, hosting Gut It! is part of her identity. Facing its loss, she feels betrayed by her daughter and old in the eyes of the world. When her ex-husband dies, she is thrust into the role of caregiver to his aging father. And then there's Dean, a longtime friend whose efforts to seduce her awaken desires that have been dormant for so long that she feels foreign to herself.
"Who am I?" both women ask as the blueprints they've built their lives around suddenly need revising. While loyalties shift, decisions hover, and new relationships tempt, their challenge comes not only in remaking themselves but in rebuilding their relationship with each other.
©2015 Barbara Delinsky (P)2015 Macmillan Audio
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2 out of 5 stars
By Jan on 02-26-17

Narrator was too dramatic !

The narrator was distracting on this book. She should have read it more relaxed and with less effort!

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2 out of 5 stars
By sdbeaglemom on 06-15-16

Siri as the narrator!

This isn't a bad story. Not the best Delinsky but not the worst. However it IS the worst audio performance I have ever heard. Seriously I thought it was an auto bot. A computer reading it! Yuck! What a way to ruin a book.

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