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The Tender Stranger

3.82  ·  Rating Details ·  90 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Trust No One

To her sorrow, Erin Wentworth had learned that lesson all too well when her society marriage had proved a sham. Now widowed and pregnant, she wanted only to escape the memories. But fate, in the form of Quinn Yarborough, had followed her to her mountain hideaway to resurrect the past--and offer her a future....

A Breed Apart

Bounty hunter Quinn Yarborough knew he
ebook, Harlequin Historical #456, 304 pages
Published July 2011 by Harlequin Books (first published April 1999)
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For a book in which some nasty things happen -- the heroine loses a baby, and kills a man -- this is surprisingly anticlimactic and bland. If you're super into the "protective, gentle hero who rescues the mistreated heroine" storyline, you might like it more than I did.
Lisa Kay
Why don't I read my GRs friends’ reviews first before I purchase? I just love this author, so grabbed a couple from her back-list when they became available on Kindle; alas, this one was too sad for me. Still, the hero is as advertised. ...more
Jul 14, 2014 Kay rated it liked it
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Nov 20, 2009 Zaanodes rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The plot was good but it was written as a recitation of facts. No passion / emotion. Everyone was too even-tempered. Even the 'baddies' were too tame! One 'baddie' actually just runs away!! I never connected with the characters.
Quinn Yarborough had finally found his quarry on a mountainside in Colorado. Erin Wentworth was the widow of his childhood friend. Given limited information by the man's parents, he soon realized he wasn't told everything. Looking at her from a distance he saw that she was pregnant.

And so their relationship begins. Over a period of days, weeks and months, these two learn the meaning of trust. Quinn is the author's typical hero: a bit jaded, softness surrounded by a hard edge, and not looking for
Apr 20, 2015 Michele rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Carolyn Davidson writes predictably rich characters. If you are searching for an author to read, she is dependably good. The story premise intrigued me and the story development held me.
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Apr 27, 2014 Hot Reading Mom rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweet read.
Jul 02, 2013 Linda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This story is about a lady that was married (she thought)and pregnant and after her "husband" was killed/died she left to go out West. The family of the "husband" is looking for her and sends out a Bounty Hunter to look for her. He founds her and the race is on! I just fell in love with Quinn & Erin and love their story. With a bit of heat and a great romance.. BTW you can't go wrong with most any of Carolyn Davidson's books. Both my Mom and I read everything of her's we can get our hands on ...more
Nov 26, 2013 Marie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I liked the chemistry between the man and the woman and there was sexual tension from the very beginning. Carolyn also delivers on the steamy sex.
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Carolyn Davidson began writing in 1986, knowing absolutely nothing about the craft. Her first three books were rejected by Harlequin.

She met Dixie Browning at a Harlequin dinner in Charleston, South Carolina, and told Dixie she was writing, but that she feared she was too old to begin such an undertaking. Dixie's response spurred Carolyn to pursue her dream. Dixie said, in her own inimitable fashi
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