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Innocent Obsession

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Sylvie reluctantly took Margot's place... — Sylvie's sister, Margot, was determined to become an actress. She refused to live in Greece with her husband, Leon Petronides, and their small son. So Sylvie found herself going to Greece to look after the boy. — The Petronides family was not thrilled with the substitution -- but Sylvie soon won them over, especially Leon. ...more
Hardcover, Large Print; Harlequin Presents #468
Published December 31st 1982 by Chivers Press (first published January 1st 1981)
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Chrisolu
Dec 20, 2011 Chrisolu rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sylvie's older sister is an actress. She gets a once in a lifetime opportunity, or so she believes when a role is created for her in a new play. She begs her younger sister to look after her son and husband for a short time while she goes for her dream.


Of course, the sister omitted to tell Sylvie how long she planned to be away and how sick her husband Leon truly is. Sylvie's sister also failed to mention to her brother-in-law Andreas, that Sylvie was returning in her place. When Sylvie approac
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Leona
May 23, 2013 Leona rated it liked it
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This was okay, but definitely not one of my favorites by this author. I didn't care for either the hero or heroine. The heroine was a bit immature, but in her defense she was only 18. The hero, on the other hand, was physically and emotionally disrespectful to the heroine throughout the story. Given that she was only 18, I found it a double whammy against his character.

To me, he was just trash and I see a life of misery for the heroine.

Tia
Aug 13, 2012 Tia rated it really liked it
For some reason I really enjoyed this book. Although there was almost nothing to it. It was quite a simplistic story. In the end the only one I felt sorry for was Leon, such a sweet man married to such a selfish bitch. Poor guy!
April Brookshire
Nov 19, 2014 April Brookshire rated it liked it
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This is definitely one of Anne Mather's better books. Good story, that stretches over about a 6 month time period. But jeez, the hero was so much older than the heroine. Old enough to be her daddy.
Poonam
Apr 22, 2016 Poonam rated it it was ok
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The age gap was nearly twice and at the end h gave up her studies to be with H. Well this was published in 1982 so......
Inori Hardin
Mar 21, 2015 Inori Hardin rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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"This was not my intention. But you are so - so desirable, you make me do things I know I will regret!"

Hero: Greek businessman, 34 years old, the heroine's sister's brother-in-law
Heroine: Incoming university student, 18 years old, was coerced by her sister to be nursemaid to her son

The catch: Heroine's sister did not tell the whole truth about her family's situation before she sent her sister to Greece. Despite this she and her brother-in-law, who also happens to be the hero's brother, get along
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Mildred Grieveson was born on October 10, 1946 in England. She had writtenall through her infant and junior years and on into her teens, the storieschanging from children's adventures to torrid gypsy passions. Her motherused to gather these up from time to time, when her bedroom became toountidy, and dispose of them!

Mildred has always wanted to write - which is not to say she has alwayswanted to b
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