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Summer Mahogany (Americana #19)

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Gina's face grew pale with shock

It couldn't be Rhyder. Not after all these years. But there was no mistaking the tall, darkly tanned figure moving menacingly nearer.

Like a child, a young, naive Gina had once worshipped Rhyder Owens. But her desire for him, even then, had been like a woman's. Gina was older now, an intelligent, sophisticated lawyer. Yet she felt the waves
Published December 19th 1999 by (first published 1978)
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This had lots of misunderstandings,there was no communication between H/h.It starts out how H/h meet then flashback about their history-back to present the marriage still stands legal and H wants h back as his wife this time he wants her willingly in his life without asking her,he already takes for granted that she will say yes and they will resume their marriage.Yet again there's a misunderstanding but everything is solved and they get their HEA.

What disappointed me was there was only past and
Oct 13, 2015 Akina rated it liked it
It was an ok book. The ending was too abrupt. It needed more development. The first half of the book was a flashback. The second half occurred in present day. I don't mind some flashbacks but 50% is unacceptable to me, unless it's done in a really special way (like in Gone Girl or If I Break) Plus, I was turned off by the 16 year old girl having a relationship with a 26 year old man. Eww!!! The book covers a span of 9 years yet I don't think they spent a grand total of 48 hours (awake) in each ...more
Dec 31, 2014 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
This may be my favourite Janet Dailey of all time, one of my favourite books of all time. There's something about this marriage reunited story and Gina and Rhyder that will forever be imprinted on my heart and head.
Dec 30, 2015 Beth rated it it was ok
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It's a classic seventies romance, with an alpha dude and an imperfect understanding of consent. Hint -- assaulting someone is not the same as obtaining consent! Also, children cannot give consent. It felt like a tragedy because the guy was obviously the worst thing for the girl, and yet she was doomed to end up with him.

If a guy thinks that the book Lolita is about an innocent man victimized by a rapacious female, all of his dates should start backing carefully away. Just sayin'.

Nov 07, 2011 sbf20112011 rated it really liked it
I may be alone, but I liked this one. I thought it had good emotional angst. And since they were married they were allowed to have sex, which doesn't happen often in these early Janet Daileys.
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Another hit

Was not disappointed... Great story line. Captivating love story with interesting twists. Another hit from janet dailey great books, yes !!
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This book was really hard to read, felt abusive while trying to be romantic, and abruptly ended.
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Janet Anne Haradon Dailey was an American author of numerous romance novels as Janet Dailey (her married name). Her novels have been translated into nineteen languages and have sold over 300 million copies worldwide.

Born in 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa, she attended secretarial school in Omaha, Nebraska before meeting her husband, Bill. Bill and Janet worked together in construction and land developme
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