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The Private Eye (Rebels and Rogues #1)

3.59  ·  Rating Details ·  602 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
New York Times bestselling author Krentz headlines this volume of sexy, lighthearted romance containing one of her classic novels, plus two original novellas by Sinclair and Miller. Reissue/original.
Paperback, 347 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Harlequin Books (first published 1991)
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May 08, 2015 Pat rated it liked it
Cute but not much substance....but I do like her earlier writing better than her light, crystal power crap.
Maggie Gladstone is desperate when she hires a private detective to investigate the strange happenings at her Bed and Breakfast on the Washington coast. She believes someone is sabotaging her Inn and she needs to know why. But when Joshua January shows up, telling her that he will solve the case, Maggie doesn't believe him. Nursing a sprained ankle and bruised ribs, Josh looks like he needs a long rest instead of a new case. Maggie doesn't know if he is up to the test.

Cute contemporary romance w
Jan 13, 2014 Ewa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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3,5 stars
Jun 07, 2015 Erin rated it did not like it
One of my guilty pleasures is reading Jayne Ann Krentz books including all her books under her many pseudonyms. This though wasn't one of her better ones. I thought it was boring. Definitely would not recommend.
Ayu Wirdha
Jan 15, 2015 Ayu Wirdha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Harlequin jadul & suka. Waktu baca lebih duluan dibanding ikut GR jadi lupa dimasukkan.
Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Josh yang seorang detektif swasta bertugas untuk mengawasi penginapan milik Maggie. Sementara maggie tidak mengetahui bahwa Josh adalah seorang detektif, ia mengira Josh seorang penulis novel detektif.

Mereka juga harus menghadapi keganjilan dalam penginapan Maggie, apakah itu benar hantu seperti yang disebutkan oleh beberapa penghuni motel lainnya, atau hanya rekayasa seseorang.

Josh akhirnya berusaha membantu Maggie untuk mempertahankan penginapan tersebut dan menemukan siapa dalang keanehan ya
Apr 18, 2014 Lauren rated it liked it
Enjoyed the main story but not amazing to where I would re-read. I didn't bother to try the short stories since fellow reviewers didn't really like them.

Update: Read the other two stories and I found them short & sweet. Just enough if you only have an hour to read and need a little romance!
Indah Threez Lestari
Meskipun misteri yang jadi latar belakang novel ini bisa ditebak dari awal cerita, konfliknya biasa saja, dan seperti umumnya dalam novel harlequin cinta dan pernikahan bisa terjadi dalam waktu singkat, gaya penceritaan Jayne Ann Krentz tetap dapat membuat semua unsur medioker di atas jadi menarik.
Jun 25, 2010 nurmawati rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Gw suka banget....lucu ceritanya dan bagus banget buat ukuran hq...
Hq skrg kan gak banyak yang bagus...yang jadul ternyata kebih bagus...
Josh nya cool dan maggie nya warm.....pasangan serasi yang kadang bikin ketawa hehe...
Nancy Jones
Loved it.
Angie Agerter
Oct 06, 2010 Angie Agerter rated it it was ok
While I liked the main story okay, the last two "short" stories(by different authors) were not really my cup of tea. I enjoyed the book okay, but its not one I'll rave over.
3.5 for the Krentz novella; 2 for the confusing Sinclair short; 2.5 for the Miller short
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Jayne Ann Krentz ...: The Private Eye (1992) 1 3 Sep 27, 2012 01:42PM  
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The author of over 50 consecutive New York Times bestsellers, JAYNE ANN KRENTZ writes romantic-suspense in three different worlds: Contemporary (as Jayne Ann Krentz), historical (as Amanda Quick) and futuristic (as Jayne Castle). There are over 30 million copies of her books in print.

She earned a B.A. in History from the University of California at Santa Cruz and went on to obtain a Masters degre
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