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The Marriage Risk (Midnight Sons #2)

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Hard Luck, Alaska--a Town that Needs Women!

Location: 50 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men)--but growing! Because the O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to Hard Luck!

Charles O'Halloran--The oldest brother. Surveyor and not-so-silent partner in Midnight Sons. Like h
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ebook, 400 pages
Published August 15th 2013 by Harlequin Mira (first published October 1995)
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EeeJay
Honestly, I did not like this book. The back story almost reads like "Legends of the fall". The soul-mate stuff gets to be boring after a while and the biggest problem I have with this romance is that there is no clue whatsoever that the H/H are compatible. No conversation between them is shown and there is no indication whether they are good friends ( which I believe is necessary if you're going to spend the rest of your life with someone).


A disappointing book!

Dee
Two-haiku review:

She comes to small town
Their families are enemies
But he doesn't know

Angst when he finds out
Believable characters
Well written romance
Aurian Booklover
Sawyer O’Halloran has finally caved, and asked Catherine Fletcher’s daughter if he could rent Catherine’s house. Catherine is not aging well, and is living in a home now in Anchorage. She will probably never return to Hard Luck. So Lanni Caldwell has come to Hard Luck to clear out her grandmother’s house. She has a few weeks to spare, as she will start her internship at the Anchorage news paper in a few weeks. Lanni has fond memories about visiting her grandmother at Hard Luck. And she doesn’t m ...more
Julie Barrett
The reporter is there to find out how the bush pilots are attempting women to come to Hard Luck to marry and live there.

She's there after college, before her newspaper job and she's there to find out about her grandmother's house that is there vacant.

She is there to learn why the war between the families exist. Lenny feels cheated out of her heritage.

Charles thinks she's the new secretary and she will stand in for a bit while she cleans out her grandmothers house. The wedding of Abby and Sawyer
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Cherie Kasper
Two men who are not O'Hallorns are featured in this story along with all the other population in Hard Luck, Alaska. Romance runs rampant in this small town, and the men are also running - away. Extraordinary things happen to help them along.
Sunjam
Delightful

A delightful read. It has a good and fun pace in reading. A good humor between the main characters, and the supporting cast.
Becky
Great second book of the series!!
Heidi
I loved this second book in the series. Sometimes we have to look past the sins of our parents, and right the wrongs of the choices they made in life. I am looking forward to reading the next two stories next month.
Tiffany
When Charles meets Lannie he is instantly attracted and they both feel like it is love at first sight. The problem is the long lasting battle between both families. Lanni is aware of the long dispute and hatred between the two families and is afraid to let Charles know. Then the rest of the book is them being dictated by their own hatred for each other's families.
Newton Public Library Iowa
--from library reader Denise:

This is about a man and woman who fall in love and then decide they can't be together because of their families. In the end the past is put to rest and they get engaged.
Doug
The second of Debbie Macomber's enjoyable Alaska series. Please join the Debbie Macomber group. Thank you, :)doug
Theresa Puckett
Loved it! Kept me involved from beginning to end!
Lorraine
Ok but it dragged on a bit too much.
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Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 170 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Macomber brings to life the compelling relationships that embrace family, community and enduring friendships, filling her readers with a sense of love and hope.

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