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Bought for Revenge, Bedded for Pleasure

3.31  ·  Rating Details  ·  215 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
The billionaire's bedroom bargain...

Jack Maguire was turned away from his father's house and has never forgotten that day--or how much he wanted his stepsister, Sally. Now a billionaire tycoon, by a twist of fate Jack's inherited his father's property--and has an opportunity to get revenge....

Jack has a bargain to make with Sally, who has grown into a beautiful, desirable
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ebook, Harlequin Presents #2731, Ruthless! #20, 192 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Harlequin Presents (first published 2008)
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willaful
Jun 29, 2010 willaful rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: readers who don't usually like Harlequin Presents
Shelves: bye
Except for having a ludicrously over-the-top villain -- who adopted two daughters to keep her rich husband trapped without spoiling her figure (!) -- this is just barely a revenge story; it has more the feel of a realistic contemporary romance. The heroine Sally is one of the adopted daughters of the hero Jack's father -- not actually Jack's stepsister, as the blurb says, but since they never grew up together, the ick factor is not very high. Jack is out to punish Sally's mother for ruining his ...more
Jessica
The hero and the heroine in this book are both fairly likeable, the heroine perhaps a bit too much so. It's an okay book to read but it leaves you disappointed. There could have been so much more given the bones in the plot.

There is a lot of potential for conflict in this book but it never fully develops. The little conflict their is in the book is quickly resolved and everyone moves on with ease. It would have been nice to see the conflict between the mother and the heroine Sally further devel
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Tia
Jan 06, 2013 Tia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I've read this before and it didn't get any better the second time around. While the heroine seemed to be an upstanding and morally honest person, the hero was downright devious at times. I found it hard to believe that the hero fell in love with her as I did not feel any emotion from the novel.
Sati Marie Frost
Jack was cast out by his father and stepmother, and grew up resenting the two adopted daughters who got all the money and love. Sally loved her adoptive father, but always felt the wrongness of his actions towards the son that he rejected.

Now their father is dead, and at the reading of the will, Sally, sister Jane, and their mother find that their father went bankrupt and was only saved by a loan from Jack. The business, house and entire fortune now belongs to him.

But Jack is willing to make a d
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Dalimar
Aug 17, 2012 Dalimar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Esto si es una Harlequin bien escrita,bueno obviamente dentro de lo que cabe en el contexto de las novelas Harlequin.
Jack Maguire,fue tirado de su casa y despreciado por su padre casi literalmente.Pues al este ultimo engaÑar a su madre y convertir a su amante en su esposa lo hecho de la casa y de su vida para siempre.la madrastra es peor que cualquier villana de un cuento.Mala es poco,pero en su interes por el dinero de su esposo se vio en la obligacion de adoptar a dos chicas y criarlas como h
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Siria
I though I'd try out a Harlequin/Mills and Boon's novel, just to see if they lived up to their reputation. The best thing which can be said about it is that it was a quick read--the rest of it had me giggling in horror, because apart from references to plasma screen TVs and mobile phones, it was like a trip back in time to the 1970s. The gender politics alone were just horrendous; the hero was like an adult version of Harry Potter, all dark demons living in his chest and threatening to overwhelm ...more
Kay
Feb 27, 2012 Kay rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: print
Blackjack Maguire, that's what they called him. When his father had rejected him, Jack Maguire made his first millions at the blackjack table. Sally had met her stepbrother only once, and that meeting had left a permanent impression on her. Now upon her adoptive father's death she's secretly pleased that Jack is finally able to take what is rightfully his. Jack was taken with the 14 year old Sally as well, but now 10 years later he's bewitched by her. His father's death has brought him his reven ...more
Gabbe
Dec 22, 2015 Gabbe rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Creo que le faltaron muchas cosas... No sé, esperaba más profundidad en algunos puntos. Tenía para ser explotado.
Chalice An
Aug 19, 2016 Chalice An rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not much revenge, not much pleasure.
Indah Threez Lestari
Just like that? Where is the bloody revenge? Where is the ruthless scheme?
Michelle
Mar 22, 2011 Michelle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
excellent read.
Sylvia
Sep 25, 2009 Sylvia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Emma Darcy's life journey has taken as many twists and turns as the characters in her stories, whose international popularity has resulted in over sixty-million book sales. Born in Australia and currently living in a beachside property on the central coast of New South Wales, she travels extensively to research settings and increase her experience of places and people.

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