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Lovers Not Friends

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"You're mine, Amy, you'll always be mine!"

For Amy, marriage to Blade Forbes had been a dream come true. And then one day her world collapsed around her when she discovered a secret that was about to destroy everything. She loved Blade and he loved her— but she had to get away, had to leave him to protect him from the knowledge that would drag him with her into a living hel

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Kindle Edition, 187 pages
Published (first published 1994)
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Booklover
This was an intense emotional second chance story,it kept me glued from pg 1 till last,was not able to get put down i had to know what happens next.Blade was determined to find out what happened why did his wife Amy leave all of a sudden,he did not believe the craps of the reasons Amy was giving him,he kept on trying.Although it took almost all the book for the truth to come out, when he found out why she left him, Blade confronted her on not trusting him and the love he had for her

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Verity
Unless I blinked & missed it, wot's the name of the matrimony-killing disease ? The ending kinda sucked the juices outta the story cuz it was such a cop out, but it's HP, after all. The heroine didn't consult numerous specialists or her hubby & just accepted her evil sista's word that she'd expire slowly & painfully. The same venomous viper who didn't wanna have anyfink to do w/ heroine. Hard to believe heroine could be that gullible to accept her death sentence so meekly. So the her ...more
JennyG
Loved the hero! He is worth recommending this book. He was cruel at the beginning but with good reason. On the other hand the heroine, Amy, is TSTL. She is one of those heroines that act before they think, self-sacrificing and self-pitying. (view spoiler) ...more
Leona
May 28, 2012 Leona rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Amy and Blade marry and are living the dream of happily ever after, when her sister brutally tells her that she will succumb to a horrible disease (hereditary) that will leave her twisted and paralyzed in a wheelchair gasping for her last breath. Heroine flees the marriage not wanting to put the hero through the torture of this terrible disease. The story is about the hero refusing to accept that what they had was worth tossing aside and hunts down our heroine.

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Roub
Aug 23, 2015 Roub rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
i felt very disgusted by the way amy tortured blade! i was even more gobsmacked when i learned it had all been for nothing ! she was really terrible and a catastrophe waiting to happen !if u want my opinion ! people dunt end their marriage on a whim like SHE DID !
Jenny
Aug 18, 2014 Jenny rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Heroine was so stupid for leaving her husband. Her reasons were totally ridiculous!
Elektragedia
Jun 06, 2015 Elektragedia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
me gusto y mucho, no lo niego es de esos libros que quieres baber que pasa adelante, me gusta la historia de que ellos estan casados y no que e van a casar
Lenore Kosinski
Aug 31, 2012 Lenore Kosinski rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Another book I found and knew I had read but couldn't remember if I liked it or not....well, it was NOT. It's so weird too, b/c I actually tend to really enjoy Helen Brooks books, and have kept quite a few (I have a spreadsheet, b/c I'm big ballin' like that and I double checked). So I'm not sure if this is just an anomaly or what, but I seriously HATED this book. Hated the characters, hated the situation... Blade was borderline abusive!! Honestly, I could barely get through it the second time, ...more
Bei
May 10, 2014 Bei rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is a triggery book if you have ever suffered any sexual abuse. The way the male runs roughshod over her desires is creepy at best. So disappointed in this.
Becca
Jan 26, 2014 Becca rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Que bonita historia, me gusto mucho y la disfrute.
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Rita Bradshaw was born on 1950 in Northampton, England, where she was educated as a good Christian. She met Clive, her husband, at the age of 16 andnow the magic is still there. They have three lovely children, Cara, Faye, and Benjamin, and have always had a menagerie of animals in the house, whichat the present is confined to two endearing and very comical dogs who wouldmake a great double act on ...more
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