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Večeře v horách (Bed & Breakfast #2)

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Jednatřicetiletá vdova Alicia Russellová se rozhodne strávit se svými dvěma syny týden ve srubu u jezera. Začátek dovolené poněkud zkazí silná bouřka. Zatímco zmoklá Alicia marně hledá ve srubu pojistky a synové kriticky komentují její "neschopnost", přichází na pomoc Pierce Reynolds - soused a muž, který navždy změní Aliciin život. Oba se právě nacházejí v životní situaci ...more
Hardcover, 198 pages
Published 2003 by Ikar (first published January 1st 1984)
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Mo
Jun 21, 2015 Mo rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I shouldn't bother with her older books but I keep hoping that they will be good. Typical romance, lonely widow with two small boys. Rich guy. They meet. But it's complicated. He has something that he is not telling her. A bit eye-rolling really.

Diana
Mar 08, 2017 Diana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
usual love story..romantic,sexy and very sizzling..could read over and over ;)..(paperback!!)
archdandy
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Lejla
Jan 04, 2016 Lejla rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: with-review, owned
This book is just wasting time. This is my first novel from Sandra Brown, and I am sorry because of that. Her other novels might be better than this one, and I don't know how am I going to take them after this one.
Burçak Kılıç
Güzel kısa bi aşk hikayesiydi. Alicia kocasını kaybetmiş, 2 çocuğuyla ayakta kalmaya çalışan bi kadındır. Ve tatil için gittiği yerde zorluklar çekerken Pierce ona yerdım ederr. Fırtınada kadının çocuklarıyla kaldığı kulube tahrip olunca da kapılarını onlara açar. Ve aralarında aşk kıvılcımları çakmaya başlar ama Pierce kendini tam olarak Alicia'ya açamamaktadır. Pierce ise evlenip boşanmış.Yetişkin bi kıza sahiptir ama Alicia ile yeni başlangıçlar yapmak istemesine rağmen engelleri vardır. (Şim ...more
Angie West
I'm a long time fan of Sandra Brown. Send No Flowers is one of her earlier (80s, I think) romance titles. It's a sweet story but there were a couple of parts I found unrealistic about the story. The first of which being the mother letting a stranger sleep in the same bed, alone, with her child. I just had a hard time imaging someone who would do that. The next day, she lets the man drive her kids somewhere alone. The final thing that stopped me from enjoying this book as much as I otherwise woul ...more
Georgiann Hennelly
Alicia Russell has struggled to take care of her son,s since the death of her husband.S he is fiercely independent.But when a sudden storm threatens to ruin a family camping trip , She finds it hard to say no to a perfect stranger offering help and shelter. Pierce Reynolds showers much needed attencion on her boys and reminds her how it feels to be desired. But Pierce Reynolds has problems of his ownhe keeps Alicia at arms length even though he wants her he refuses to share the secrets of his he ...more
Tasha
Sep 22, 2016 Tasha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am a huge fan of Sandra Brown she is beyond AWESOME!!! A classic love story, overlooking its flaws of a portrayal of a innocent times and the fact it was written in the 1980s it is a well written, cute, funny, sexy, slight angsty read with a little misdirection at the end ?we see the beginnings of her later romantic suspense writings..
Carrie
2.5* Another quick, and dated, series romance by Brown. Parts of this I really liked, but as with Demon Rumm, I felt the angst was overblown given the situation. But, as I said, I liked parts of this really well, including the characters, so I'm satisfied.
Sue
A classic love story, overlooking its flaws of a portrayal of a innocent times and the fact it was written in the 1980s it is a well written, cute, funny, sexy, slight angsty read with a little misdirection at the end ?we see the beginnings of her later romantic suspense writings..
Penny
Feb 23, 2017 Penny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thank you Goodreads for an autographed win from one of my favorite authors. This was one of Sandra Browns earlier writings. Before she began writing her present day suspense novels , she wrote feel good romance. Not a lot of substance here, but I really enjoyed it for the warm, glowing feeling I was left with. An adult romance with an ending that leaves you feeling good. A book to be put on your TBR list, if you love a good romance.
Ana Maria
Nov 04, 2007 Ana Maria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Poeple into romance

The book Send No Flowers is on a woman named Alicia Russell and her two sons. In the book one is told how Alicia’s husband passed away. Since the death of her husband Alicia Russell has encountered many struggles to take care of her two sons. Now that she has lost her husband she is willing to face life independently. Suddenly, a storm threatens their family camping trip; the three of them are caught in a storm and are rescued by a so called "stranger” named Pierce Reynolds. He’s a man not willi
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Chester Dean
I got this book from Goodreads First Reads.

I didn't know exactly what to expect about this book, I only knew it was an 80's romance novel, so I started reading it accordingly. And I liked it.

It's about a widow, her two little boys in an awful situation away from home in a cabin, a mysterious man comes in to help. They feel sexual tension since day one.

I thought it had a lot of clichéd moments, but then again, I remembered when this book was written, and I didn't mind. The author's writing was lo
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Anita
Oct 30, 2013 Anita rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
This is a sappy romance with mysterious overtones. It is also 30 years old and is showing it's age. Usually that doesn't bother me, but it did this time. I am not a fan of Sandra Brown's early romances and this one just confirms that. Why I keep picking them up is a mystery to me.

Alicia lost her husband three years ago and was left with two small boys to raise. Not an easy task. They take off for the mountains for a week of back to nature time in the cabin of a friend. They arrive in the middle
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Kristina Čechová
Jul 06, 2011 Kristina Čechová rated it liked it
Shelves: 2003
Příjemný romantický příběh, i nějaká ta slzička se objevila na krajíčku :) V této velmi krátké knize chybělo to, na co jsem u Sandry zvyklá - zápletka, která ve vás burcuje napětí a složitost celého příběhu :) Tento příběh pojednává o mladé vdově Alicii, která jde se svými dvěma syny prožít dobrodružný týden do srubu. Dobrodružství se z toho nakonec doopravdy vyklube - díky bouřce nefunguje elektřina, Alicia jako typická velkoměstská holka není nijak vybavena pro případ nouze, ale jejího příjezd ...more
Nicola
Jul 07, 2012 Nicola rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a quick and satisfying read. Yes, it was fairly predictable. I guessed Pierce's secret right off the bat. Yes it was a bit dated, Alicia could have been more independent. The boys were very realistic, mischievous little boys who get into everything. The relationship between Pierce and his daughter was nice to watch as it developed, even though issues seemed resolved rather quickly. All of this gets the book a three star rating. The fourth star comes from the relationship between Pierce ...more
Lucimar
Quando Pierce Reynolds um bem sucedido homem de negócios encontra a viúva Alice Russel ela está passando por um momento ruim, pois decidira ter um tempo com os dois filhos numa cabana. Mas tudo cai por terra porque chovia torrencialmente e a cabana estava sem energia. Pierce foi oferecer-lhe ajuda e ela meio que desconfiada aceitou e então foram todos abrigar na cabana dele.
Ambos se sentem atraídos um pelo outro, mas Pierce guarda segredos que não pode partilhar com ela. A relação dele com os g
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Catherine
Jan 07, 2012 Catherine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Send No Flowers
I received this book from goodreads.com giveaways page.
This is basically a formula love story, but because I enjoyed it so much, I am giving it four stars.
The heroine is very likeable, and her two little boys are cute, with enough mischief in them to make them believable.
Pierce is somewhat a cardboard cutout, but I must admit I didn't guess his secret. His daughter is a pleasing additional character, as are Alicia's friends Carter and Sloan.
The sex scenes are written well, without
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Sarah
Send No Flowers was a light hearted and easy read but the story was fairly predictable. I'd guessed Pierce's secret and the reason he didn't want to get into a relationship fairly early on and was proved correct when it was finally revealed near the end of the book. To be honest I got a bit fed up with the way he was constantly pushing Alicia away and annoyed with her that she kept letting him come back for more without demanding an explanation for his behaviour.

Although the story is predictable
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Rain ~miss kinky knickers~
While I was reading Breakfast in Bed, I couldn't help but feel a strong distaste (ain't that an euphemism of the decade) towards Alicia. Since I didn't like that book in particular, I was kind of afraid what this story would be like.

Alicia was previously described as horrible, weak and pathetic woman, one that can't seem to gather strength to face life. Tough, since she's a widow and a mother of two.
Well, at least there's some improvement here. She seems a bit stronger and а bit more likable. Th
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Maria
Jul 30, 2010 Maria rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a really hot romantic novel. The writer is a master storyteller and an expert wordsmith. The USP of the romantic novelist is to keep the reader turning the pages because the conventional romantic novel always requires a happy ending. The plot involves a pretty young widow with two sons who is rescued from disaster by a handsome stranger. The two fall in love, but there is something preventing their getting together which is not revealed too early. So you keep turning those pages to find ...more
Sara Weather
Aug 03, 2011 Sara Weather rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: won
I want to first say thank you to goodreads first reads and Sandra Brown for letting me be able to win this book.
The first thing that I thought was awesome was the book is short. I mean this not in a bad way. I feel that the story felt complete. Also, I like that the story deals with the issues it deals with and how it is handled. It seemed somewhat realistic. Nonetheless, I felt the main characters romance was love at first sightish which I do not like. I wish that the romance was built. A littl
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Astri  Nasthasia Videlia
God!! I Really Love Sandra Brown...

Sandra Brown bikin gw jatuh cinta buat kesekian kali.nya...

Gw angkat jempol lagi buat yg satu ini... Bukan cerita suspence emang... en gax termasuk k dlm kategory Harlequine juga... tp cerita yg d persembahkan sama si Tande Sandra ini... bener2 bikin gw terpana sama jalan ceritanya...

Satu yg bikin gw sediih... si Hero disini terlalu cepat ngambil kesimpulan... tp, yaahh... itulaah inti cerita disini... Hero yg terlalu Cinta sama si Heroine... gax sanggup menja
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Deava101
Feb 29, 2012 Deava101 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book I've read form Sandra Brown and she surely did not disappoint.

The heroine, Alicia Russell is admirable as she took care of two adorable and talkable sons(David and Adam) after becoming a widow at quite a young age.

The hero, Pierce Reynolds is strong and adapt to being a father figure for the boys instantly although he wasnt one for his only daughter, chrissy- who I loved as soon as she was introduced- during her childhood. However Pierce decided to make a decesion about
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Jane
Jul 01, 2010 Jane rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, 2010, first-reads
The author succeeded in her aim with this book according to the authors note. I was entertained for a few hours and at times it occasionally evoked warm glowing feelings. I liked the dynamics between the characters and the overall premise. I wasn't so sure it was totally realistic, but, eh, it was interesting, although perhaps more, detailed scenes, then I expected for such a short book. Near the end I felt some of the resolution was a bit too cliche.

I got this book free through the Goodreads g
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Emelie Johansson
I got an copy of this through Goodreads giveaways to give an honest review.

This book was better than the first one, it had a bit more depth. The plot is character driven and I like the side characters more than the main characters. I liked this book better because i already knew some of the characters and that made the story feel more complex. The characters annoyed me sometimes, I did not like the way they acted and there was really a lack of communication. Overall I enjoyed the story and it wa
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Samiha Azim
Thanks to Goodreads for sending this!

Having never read any Sandra Brown before, I was excited for this. The story itself was lighthearted and easy to get into it, focusing on a young widow and her romance with an athletic guy. I managed to finish it in a day, but the main downfall was that I thought it was also rather predictable. I do think certain people will enjoy this book and although it wasn't the best for me, I would still recommend it to people who are into period books and light romance
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Sofia
This book was offered by the author when along with “Breakfast in bed” when i won the goodreads giveway of “Texas! Lucky” of this author.
This is actually books is actually the continuation of the breakfast in bed, once the characters are intertwined.


I really didn’t connect with this book, the plot it’s forced anad strange and weird me out how they main characters were almost busted having sex in the kitchen by children.
The kids were pretty funny.
But Pierce was very annoying with the possibilit
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Komal Mehta
As this book is my first win as a first-read from Giveaway, I started it instantly as I opened up the USP bag. On the way I realized that it is a hot romantic book, with feeble story line. The book is short and hooked me on from the first page, till the finishing line.

The main character line has a young, beautiful widow, and a handsome athletic built man with no women in his life. They fell in love at the first sight of them, but are veiling their minds, for own separate reasons. By the course l
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Lior
May 30, 2014 Lior rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cute short read!
The plot was good, if a liitle predicted, but I enjoyed it nonetheless.
Sandra Brown has a way with words, and the reader just feels part of the scene.
Despite not using any crude words, but only suble ones, the reader could feel the eroticism of the situations described.
I loves the characters, and how they actually had characters. Each one had his or her own reactions, language, etc.
Sandra Brown is a great author, and it doesn't matter if the genre she chooses to write is romance
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