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Una moglie per finta (Malory Family #9)

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Fra le onde delloceano si scatena una tempesta damore...

Una giovane in cerca di emozioni e un affascinante armatore desideroso di accasarsi. Vincerà lavventura o la passione?
Dopo aver trascorso tanti anni per mare, Boyd Anderson, affascinante e ricco armatore, sta pensando di mettere radici a Londra e di cercarsi una moglie. Ed ecco che, forse per caso, forse per destino,
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Hardcover, 292 pages
Published September 2011 by Mondolibri (first published 2008)
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Marilena  Bel ⚓
Feb 15, 2017 Marilena Bel ⚓ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Καθε φορά που θα διαβαζω βιβλίο με τους Μαλορι και βρισκονται μεσα ο Άντονι και ο Τζέιμς, η βαθμολογια θα ειναι πάντα υψηλη.
Οι διάλογοι μεταξυ τους ειναι τοσο έξυπνοι και ξεκαρδιστικοί που δεν θες να τελειώσει το ββλίο!
Θα το λέω σε καθε βιβλίο της σειράς, οτι αυτο το δίδυμο το έχω βάλει στην καρδιά μου ❤
Chrissa Vasileiou
3,5/5 αστεράκια.

Το στόρυ μου άρεσε αρκετά -συνεχίζω να λέω πως δεν μπορεί να κατηγορήσει κανείς την Lindsey πως επαναλαμβάνεται- και μάλιστα συμπάθησα τον Μπόιντ Άντερσον περισσότερο απ' ότι περίμενα. Αυτή που δεν μπορώ να πω πως κατασυμπάθησα ήταν η Κέιτι. Είναι μεν τολμηρή και ανοιχτόμυαλη,αν σκεφτεί κανείς πως θέλει να γυρίσει τον κόσμο,αλλά ταυτόχρονα εκνευριστική και υπερβολικά εύθικτη,μην πω και ανώριμη επιπλέον. Συμπεριφέρεται μία έτσι και μία αλλιώς,ανάλογα με τα κέφια της και με το πώς
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Amelia Fransisca
Keluarga Malory memang gak ada dua nya...
Bikin ngakak mulu..

Nvl ini giliran putra bungsu keluarga Anderson, Boyd yg jd hero.
Yup, dia kakak Georgie, adik ipar James Malory.
Dan tentu saja, dia adik Warren yg menikah dgn Amy Malory-putri bungsu Edward Malory.
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Boyd satu2nya putra keluarga Anderson yg memiliki kapal tp tidak menjadi kapten kapalnya sendiri.
Dia punya alesan nya tentu saja-yg gw, Katey, James n Tony anggap lucu.. ROTFL!
Skrg umur Boyd 34 taon, dan dia mulai brpikir ttg pernikahan, pinda
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April
Jun 18, 2008 April rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Well, I finished the book last night and I still hold my belief that Johanna Lindsey's writing is not as good as it has been in the past. The story seemed rushed and the romance between the two characters was pushed instead of being allowed to develop on its own. I was really hoping this book would demonstrate the type of writing that Lindsey is well known for from her previous novels, but that wasn't the case. I hate to say this, but if this is an example of what Lindsey is has become, I would ...more
Shelly LeCompt

About the Series:
This is your typical HR series. Wealthy & powerful English nobility at its finest; but this is not your typical family. Meet the Malorys. A beautiful, strong, determined, humorous & overall very enjoyable family. Beautiful people finding beautiful soul-mates sometimes quite begrudgingly. This family is full of stubborn & driven people that are lovely & hilarious. The men are sexy, strong, rake type alpha males; who are fun, carefree, witty & quite determined
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Netha
Apr 12, 2010 Netha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Katey Tyler, american, datang ke inggris untuk mengantarkan 2 orang anak ke keluarganya bersama grace, pelayannya.
katey ingin menjelajah dunia, impian yg tidak lumrah untuk seorang gadis.
katey naik kapal milik boyd anderson, kakak laki2 george.
boyd tertarik pada katey tapi ketika tau katey sudah menikah & punya anak boyd langsung mundur padahal pssssttttt katey bohong biar boyd mundur.

sampai di inggris, boyd langsung kerumah georgina & mendapati rumah kosong & boyd menemukan surat da
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Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Η μικρή κόρη του Άντονι Μάλορι πέφτει θύμα απαγωγής και εκ παραδρομής, το σημείωμα των απαγωγέων, φτάνει στα χέρια του Μπόιντ, αδερφού της Τζορτζίνας, ο οποίος αποφασίζει να βοηθήσει τον Άντονι και αφού βρουν μαζί τους απαγωγείς, να τους τιμωρήσει για την απαίσια πράξη τους. Βέβαια, το γεγονός πως στον πυρήνα του συμβάντος αυτού βρίσκεται η Κέιτι Τάιλερ, μια γυναίκα με την οποία πρόσφατα ταξίδεψε μαζί της και που τον γοήτευσε, θα τον αναστατώσει και θα φέρει στην επιφάνεια μια σειρά από καλά κρυ ...more
Janelle
Sep 05, 2008 Janelle rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I like Linsey's old writing style much better. it seemed to me that this book didn't have the passion, humor, or danger that previous Mallory novels had. It felt like I was reading a book written to satisfy a publisher and not to entertain the reader.
Jen
Jun 17, 2008 Jen rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Lindsey fans
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Michelle
No Choice But Seduction was such a good book. Growing up in a small, boring town Katey became a woman with a big imagination who tended to exaggerate her tales in order to make her stories more exciting. After her mother died she decided to travel around the world and experience a big adventure. She thought that by traveling the world she would live a more exciting life. She didn’t know that her journey would end up being her biggest adventure yet. She wins the eyes of Boyd Anderson who tries ov ...more
Amanda
Nov 28, 2009 Amanda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, historical
The Mallory series ranks up there as one of my faves, but I have to admit that this one didn't really do it for me (furthermore, I barely remember the last one, which is a sure sign I need to go back and read the whole series again).

Boyd Anderson first meets Katey Tyler on his ship as he takes her to England where she's hoping to see more of the world and reconnect with the family who disowned her mother many years ago. Katey has a talent for telling tales, and so she tells him she's married to
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Widhy Pratiwie
boyd,the last s0n on anders0n family yg plg lurus diantara 2 anders0n yg lbh tua (yg lainny ga tw,s0alny g da sekuelnya).pemilik kapal yg anehny gak menakodai kplnya -belakangan ketauan kalo dy mabuk laut hahaha-

setelah pelayaran terakhir,dy memutuskan ingin menetap dan berkeluarga. . .seperti jawaban atas doa2nya,munculah katey.org amerika yg sedang berlayar ke inggris.sayang,belakangan ketauan kalo katey sdh berkeluarga.

katey taylor (bnr gak ya nama keluarganya)sengaja berb0h0ng bhwa dirinya s
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Jane Stewart
I liked it but it wasn’t as good as some of the author’s other works.

There was no developing of a relationship between Boyd and Katey. He falls in love with her at first sight. She puts up a wall saying she is married so he’ll stay away from her, which he tries to do. Later, due to mistaken circumstances, he thinks she is a kidnapper and treats her harshly. She gets mad and doesn’t forgive him. For the rest of the book, she is either mad at him or running away from him for different reasons. I w
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Laura
Sep 09, 2010 Laura rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: johanna-lindsey
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Jobelle Aqui
Another malory novel!!! I still love anthony and james. My God, what would Lindsey do without those two to give everything some badly needed spice. I mean, the romance did just not work for me. It felt rushed.

Anyway, I still got my mind blown and had tear streaks down my face after I finished reading. Not from sadness or anything, but from laughing too much. Lols.
Pamela(AllHoney)
The 9 addition to the Malory-Anderson Family series by Johanna Lindsey. The book had its moments and was readable but lacked so much of what the reader expects from this author. Ms. Lindsey has been a favorite of mine for many years but her last few books didn't grab me like her earlier ones.
Sabrina Jeffries
Okay, I'm cheating here, and I don't like them all equally, but I do love the Mallory's. They're all funny. I especially liked Love Only Once (the first book), Gentle Rogue (my favorite), and The Magic of You (where the heroine chases the hero shamelessly).
Debbie
Jun 10, 2010 Debbie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I think this is my least favorite of the series. I just didn't seem to have the same spark that the others before it all have.
Dawn
Dec 22, 2016 Dawn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
got a love a Mallory novel
Amanda
Jun 20, 2011 Amanda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011, print-books
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I've been reading The Malory Family series since a co-worker and fellow avid reader recommended them to me years ago. We often share books and she once outed me in staff meeting - about reading romance novels. A few weeks ago while she was on a marketing business trip she picked up two Malory books neither of us knew had been released. After she finished she passed them on to me and I gobbled them up because I love Anth
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Zel Polev
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Kathy
Boyd Anderson - youngest of the Anderson men... owns a ship, but does not captain it... sails around with it, but unbeknownst to anyone except the captain, he gets seasick... at 35ish he decides perhaps it's time to settle down & marry, and stay on land...

Katey Taylor - raised in America, in a small town... her parents have died, and she finds herself an heiress to lots of money - her mother's family had disowned her, but she had inherited at her father's death and never touched the money...
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Shanyn Hosier
Apr 27, 2016 Shanyn Hosier rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Captain of the boat hero meets Snow-White heroine and falls in lust/love watching her curves rescue a seagull. He tries to flirt, she shuts him down with a lie that she's married, though regrets it immediately because of pants feelings for his hotness.

Fast forward to after the Atlantic crossing, when hero's niece (?) gets kidnapped. Hero's part of the rescue, only he doesn't realize heroine already rescued the girl. They recognize each other. He jumps to the conclusion without asking anyone wha
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Marie
Bintang 3
Buku ke9 seri Malory-Anderson Family

Sampaikanlah kebenaran atau keinginanmu tanpa rasa malu walau pahit akibat yg akan kau dapatkan.
Jujurlah pada orang yg kau sukai agar tidak menjadi penyesalan dan menjalani kehidupan yg pahit, tidak hanya bagi diri sendiri tapi juga melibatkan orang lain yg kau sayangi.

Suka dengan unsur kejutan yg ada dalam buku satu ini, setidaknya ada 3 kejutan.

Pertama, sepupu Roslyn istri Anthony Malory, Geordie muncul dibuku ini bersama sang istrinya yg tamak dan
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Amy Wilder
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Natalie
May 26, 2012 Natalie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
After learning that Johanna Lindsey continued the Malory series in Captive of My Desire, I put them on my to-read list. I’ve finally gotten around to reading them and I have to say I’m a little disappointed.

As with my review for Captive of My Desire, this book fell a little flat for me. I know that Lindsey has described the Anderson brothers as “hotheads”, but in these books they’re not just hotheads, they’re arrogant to the point of stupid.

In my opinion, I enjoyed this book a little better than
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Bobo
Feb 13, 2017 Bobo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful book, adventure, romance, comedy, everything!
Judy
Oct 18, 2009 Judy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Book 9: No Choice But SeductionNow that Georgina and Warren are both living in England, Boyd has been around more often as well. Boyd has his own ship and a secret, a big secret! When they receive a note that Judy Malory, Anthony's daughter, has been kidnapped he is ready to go find her and give the kidnapper what they deserve. When Boyd finds his niece he refuses to listen to the woman who has her. He drags her off to turn her in. By the time she escapes and Boyd finds out she was the rescuer, ...more
Lisa
Jan 30, 2016 Lisa rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
There were a lot of things in this book that should have made it great. A kidnapping, pirates, a heroine who wasn't a doormat, a hero who wasn't a jerk. But unfortunately somewhere in the midst of all these exciting plot points JL seems to have forgotten to actually develop the romance between our two main characters. Katey and Boyd didn't actually spend very much time together in this book, and what little time they did have together was spent having big misunderstandings and then arguing about ...more
Miss Lily
For the folks who've been reading the Malory family novels, this must be one of the last installments, the family's running out of marriageable members. The main thing that stuck with me as I read this iteration was that James and Anthony are serious jerks. This wasn't news. But it was all over this book, to the point that it detracted from my trying to enjoy the story as it unfolded... even with its implausibilities. (I agree with a previous reviewer that a young woman, even an independently we ...more
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Johanna Helen Howard was born on March 10, 1952 in Germany, where her father, Edwin Dennis Howard, a soldier in the U.S. Army was stationed. The family moved about a great deal when she was young. Her father always dreamed of retiring to Hawaii, and after he passed away in 1964 Johanna and her mother settled there to honor him.

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Malory Family (1 - 10 of 12 books)
  • Love Only Once (Malory-Anderson Family, #1)
  • Tender Rebel (Malory-Anderson Family, #2)
  • Gentle Rogue (Malory-Anderson Family, #3)
  • The Magic of You (Malory-Anderson Family, #4)
  • Say You Love Me (Malory-Anderson Family, #5)
  • The Present (Malory-Anderson Family, #6)
  • A Loving Scoundrel (Malory-Anderson Family, #7)
  • Captive of My Desires (Malory-Anderson Family, #8)
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