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3.44  ·  Rating Details  ·  243 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
"But I can't give you what you want," she murmured urgently.

A day of her time was all Geoffrey Parker wanted. Once he'd had it all. Sara had been his wife, an eighteen-year-old Iowa farm girl invading the Parker's fabulous domain of wealth and power. For two years Sara had submitted to Cecelia Parker's indomitable will, then left to make it on her own. Eight years -- Geof
Paperback, Candlelight Ecstasy Romance, #186, 188 pages
Published November 1st 1983 by Dell Publishing
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Sep 26, 2011 Season rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This one was a little too wordy for me, not enough dialoge. Could have used a little less description also, but otherwise, it was a simple read, nice on a quiet day.
Oct 24, 2015 Rita rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This was my least favorite of Barbara Delinsky's books that I've read so far. It seemed almost feudal in the relationship between Jeff and Sara. He can't possibly believe the situation he's set up for her will be acceptable, and....well, it's just not as believable a story as I usually enjoy from this author.
Apr 10, 2009 Louise rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: women-s-fiction
This was a nice, easy, afternoon read!

From back cover:

"It's been eight years since Sara McCray has seen her ex-husband, Jeff Parker, after she fled their San Francisco mansion and stifling life controlled by his domineering mother. But the naive young bride has returned a confident woman with her own business. Jeff, too, has changed. Since his mother's death he's become his own man, masterfully in control of the family business and estate.

When they meet, the strong attraction that brought them t
Jun 08, 2016 Kay rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fast reading love story. The deal is made but the two lovers must finally admit to each other that they have that lasting love. An interesting story but not too much meat to it.
2.5 stars.
Patricia Robinson olson
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Ohh. It's really a lovely romantic novel. Very easy to read. At first I thought... what kind is this? Just because of a very shallow and petty proposal they're gonna remarry? But then I realized the depth of the decisions that they made. Tugged my heartstrings to the fullest! It's not my fave Delinsky book though but it's alright. Hihi. :)
Jul 16, 2013 Aryan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have read this book earlier which made me go through gaining knowledge on gemstones.
And so i visited Gemstoneuniverse which is located in bangalore and had a wonderful experience over there. It have variety of jyotish quality gemstones at

Thank You
Dec 30, 2011 VLynch rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: drama
Another good Barbara Delinsky book, not as raw or as emotional as While my Sister Sleeps or a few of her other books. This one is more of a cold winter pajama day wrapped up in a Snuggie sipping hot chocolate easy to read romance. As always the writing and storyline flows effortless.
April Suter
Very 80's glamour. Sara and her ex has been divorced for 8 years and she comes home to a funeral for their friends and Jeff has the couple's little girl. He makes a crazy proposal and maybe it just might work.
306 pages
Linda Marie
Dec 26, 2010 Linda Marie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My favorite Barbara Delinsky book, hands down. The book is very 80s, but at the heart is a great love story. I have gone back to re-read several times.
Trish Mitchell
i really enjoyed this books but then again i haven't read one of her books i didn't like
Jan 21, 2012 Becky rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was my first Barbara Delinsky book I read. I liked it very much. A good read
Jul 16, 2009 Amanda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really good book!
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Barbara Ruth Greenberg was born on August 9, 1945, in Newton, a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, where she raised in a family of lawyers. Her mother died of breast cancer, when she was eight, it was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary. She took piano lessons and flute lessons. She took ballroom dancing lessons. She went to summer camp t
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