by Betty Neels
Renowned consultant Alexander Fitzgibbon had made it clear from the start that their relationship was to remain strictly professional. Yet Florence couldn't help but wonder what lay behind his cool, efficient exterior. If only she could break down the barrier and reach the man behind it.…
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Harlequin
(first published 1992)
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She's done it again! Betty Neels holds us in her hands and gives us what we need--characters who are what we secretly yearn to be. She never preaches but we absorb the fact that we are stronger than we thought. When we finish her stories, we sigh and think, 'I can do better'.
I love anything by Betty Neels. Her writing is predictable and her characters are frighteningly similar, and yet I can't get enough. I'm always drawn to sweet, sappy romances that shouldn't-be, and I can count on Betty Neels to deliver whenever I'm in the mood. Romantic Encounter is the first Betty Neels book I read, and I just finished it for the second time. Just as cute the second time around!
Betty Neels was born on September 15, 1910 in Devon to a family with firm roots in the civil service. She said she had a blissfully happy childhood and teenage years, which stood her in good stead for the tribulations to come with the Second World War. She was sent away to boarding school, and then went on to train as a nurse, gaining her SRN and SCM, that is, State Registered Nurse and State Cert...moreMore about Betty Neels...