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Crazy Like A Fox (Louisiana) (Born in the USA)

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Margaret Jaffrey is a young widow who moves in with her dead husband's eccentric family so her nine-year-old daughter can have a better life. Soon Margaret finds herself seduced by the atmosphere, the slower pace and Peter Andrew Jaffrey, the cousin of her deceased husband.
Paperback, 216 pages
Published November 1st 1997 by harlequin (first published 1989)
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Ana T.
Feb 07, 2008 Ana T. rated it really liked it
I’m still rediscovering some of Anne Stuart’s older books and this time I read “Crazy Like a Fox”.

Residing in the attic of the Delacroix family mansion, Peter Andrew Delacroix Jaffrey exerted a powerful fascination on his cousin’s widow.

Margaret Jaffrey had been warned not to trust Peter, that his sad smile hid a dangerous past.

But Margaret had to learn the truth for herself. Was it reckless fantasy that dreamed she could have what was hopelessly out of reach?

Or love’s intuition that drew her to
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Lord Rose
I adore Anne Stuart's heroes, especially the slightly crazy ones. (Even if they're faking it.) The heroine was bit annoying, though, in particular with her continued running from and distrust of the hero. Yes, she has a daughter to take care of, but as a reader, it's rather frustrating if the heroine still can't trust the hero even near the very end of the book. This might be influenced by the fact that I know the hero's wonderful, since I can see his thoughts, but it was still annoying.

The vill
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April Brookshire
May 12, 2013 April Brookshire rated it liked it
Shelves: harlequin
Whenever I read an Anne Stuart book, I hope for insanity and with a title of "Crazy Like A Fox," I couldn't resist.

The setup was interesting. A young widow is facing homelessness with her nine-year-old daughter and turns to the only place she can: Her bastard husband's neurotic family.

But to be honest, this book just wasn't quirky enough for me (but they can't all be Hand In Glove). The most disturbing thing in the book was the social acceptance of kissing cousins. Um, gross. This book takes pl
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moi
Oh, this is one of the earlier books I have read. Anne Stuart is just a splendid author. love her works and this is no exception..

I don't know what draws me to this story. The mystery and suspense you you on edge till the end. Both the leads Peter and Margaret are well written.

Peter was just amazing, unpredictable, crazy, intelligent and hot.. He also scared the Shit out of me with his unpredictable nature.

I liked them both and especially the time they spent in New Orleans street celebrating Ma
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Anne Stuart is a grandmaster of the genre, winner of Romance Writers of America's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, survivor of more than thirty-five years in the romance business, and still just keeps getting better.

Her first novel was Barrett's Hill, a gothic romance published by Ballantine in 1974 when Anne had just turned 25. Since then she's written more gothics, regencies, romantic sus
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