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CLEESE STARRETT: A businessman, cattleman and expert fisherman who thought the way to a good woman's heart was through an extra rod, dry flies and a ideal spot on the river.

LAUREL DREW: A woman who knew being in trouble meant she had no right to be in love, no matter how tempting the man who was trying to reel her in.

Cleese was well aware that the fish
Mass Market Paperback, Silhouette Intimate Moments, No 559, 256 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Silhouette Books
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I enjoyed this book, it was very slow and subtle , like reeling in a prey like the hero Cleese did. This just wasn't a book about two people falling in love, it was also about Laurel's journey, believing in herself and healing herself.

Cleese is an avid fisher-man and one day he finds someone fishing or to be exact poaching on his river and doing it really well, he is impressed by the skill and intrigued by the bait used and finds Laurel and her Frankenstein dog Frank.
Laurel apologizes
Jan 28, 2016 Elena rated it really liked it
Do not be fooled by the rather outdated cover (it was published in 1994), this book was written with a lot of respect and understanding about spousal abuse. It treated the victims with respect and it showed the deep wounds not only physical but verbal abuse inflict on its victims. Slow throughout because the heroine couldn't be rushed. The author understood this and so did our heroe: Cleesse Starret. What a man! With all the annoying traits of an alpha male but a heart as big as only a kindheart ...more
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