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The Outsider (Rebels and Rogues #3)

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With titles from every poular subgenre of Romance, in styles from chaste to explicit, this series offers selections for romance readers of many tastes. Includes releases from top-selling contemporary authors.On a tiny island Summer Van Vorn is living a life similar to her mother and grandmother before her -- as a healer. She is alone, independent, self-sufficient. Until ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Mira Books (first published 1992)
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Mandy
Sep 18, 2016 Mandy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have read some of Delinsky's books before and have enjoyed the drama between the characters. This story was different in that there were very few characters (most of the book features only the main character and her love interest.) It was also delving into the paranormal, which I was completely not expecting. That being said, it was a good story with a strong setting.
Karli
Aug 12, 2015 Karli rated it really liked it
I find it interesting that so many people are/were turned off by the alien story line. While I admit to not being a fan of the usual sci-fi genre - I never feel I can relate to the characters/story since EVERYTHING is so alien - I was fine with this bit of alien and actually enjoyed it. In this story, being alien is no different than any of the vampire/werewolf/witch books I read. Too bad more people can't get past the word "alien". I'm assuming most of the naysayers are not into the paranormal ...more
Marilyn
Jan 27, 2013 Marilyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is a real "fairy tale." Summer Van Vorn has been living alone on an island just east of New York for the past 10 years since her mother passed away. And that's just fine with her. She's 28, and she is a healer. She is not well accepted by the folks on the island, but they do come to her for her healing potions on a frequent basis. Caught in a terrific storm on her way home from another island, Summer is dumped in the ocean, her boat capsized and destroyed, and all hope of reaching land ...more
Maria João
Aug 07, 2016 Maria João rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: meu, kobo, 2014
Esta minha memória deixa realmente muito a desejar. Estava eu toda entretida a ler este livro e nunca em nenhum momento ele me pareceu familiar. Quando por fim vou fazer o registo no Goodreads descubro que não só já o li como até o tenho. A versão portuguesa obviamente. Só mesmo eu. Bem pelo menos serviu o seu objectivo que era terminar um desafio. Enfim podia ser pior :)
Quanto ao livro, é bem o género que Barbara Delinsky nos habitou. Recordo de que há uns anos atrás a descobri e num só mês tiv
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Natalya
Jan 11, 2015 Natalya rated it liked it
this book has its own genre as its a romantic fairy tale. i did not pick this up from the cover or descruption so i was surprised when the supernatural element started showing up. a touching tale of all consuming love, though a bit silly at times. I was a bit off put by the unworthy heroine who needs a man to feel whole and become confident, and open her eyes to truth about herself. bit dated but a sweet story nonetheless
Kristi
Jan 21, 2010 Kristi rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I HATED this book. I was so mad at myself for finishing. It started out as a love story and everything was going fine and then BAM- it was all about aliens and other planets and mysticism, etc, etc. I picked it up at the library because I had read another book of hers and I actually got online to see if it was the same author. It really was that bad.
Vicki Papworth
Aug 17, 2012 Vicki Papworth rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance-family
I was quite enjoying the whole romance of this mysterious stranger who came to help the healer woman but then he became an alien and told her that she is part alien............it lost me somewhere.
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sheer wish-fulfilment. But at least it wasn't trying to overreach itself!
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I was born and raised in suburban Boston. My mother’s death, when I was eight, was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary. I took piano lessons and flute lessons. I took ballroom dancing lessons. I went to summer camp through my fifteenth year (in Maine, which explains the setting of so many of my stories), then spent my sixteenth summer learning to type and to drive (two ...more
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