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After leaving her disatrous marriage behind, Shelley Browning goes back to college to get her degree and comes face-to-face with an unforgettable man from her past. Grant Chapman had briefly taught her in high school ten years earlier. There teacher and student had shared a single, scorching, unplanned kiss that still haunts Shelley's dreams. Now, as irresistable as ever,...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by Grand Central Publishing (first published 1983)
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Stephanie A.
The lengths I will go to in an attempt to find a story about adults falling in love where one happens to be in the other's class. Bad, bad lengths. An age-appropriate student/teacher romance, I'm promised, but where was the intellectual connection, or even any appreciation for the educational aspect? Because between all the heavy making out and sexing, somebody forgot to actually illustrate why they're in love. This is probably my fault for thinking a romance novel could transcend its genre, but...more
Tanya
Jan 13, 2012 Tanya rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Only the desperate Sandra Brown fans
Recommended to Tanya by: I don't even know who made me buy a bunch of her books. I think I'm going to sell/give them all away.
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Delaine
Horrible! Horrible! Horrible!
This book was so cheesy it's almost embarrassing. I had a real problem with how the couple first meets-he's a high school teacher, she's one of his students-and even though they don't get together until years later, their relationship is still just creepy. He's forever following her around, totally ignoring anything she says, and she's always whining about how they can't be together and fighting(but not too hard)any time he tries to touch her. Ugh, so tacky. And the...more
Saly
Rating 3.5
I enjoyed the book, it was short & enjoyable and kind of had a forbidden aspect to it because they were student/teacher but older. The heroine was finally getting a degree after her divorce & was kind of bitter about men, after all she put her husband through school, was practically a servant for him, then he left.
She's quite happy to see her old high-school teacher since she had a major crush on him and somewhere deep within her he is the man she's always compared everyone too...more
Maldivianbookreviewer
Sandra Brown is a favorite author of mine, though her latest novels feature too little romance for my taste. This is one of her earlier works when romance was all she wrote.
My review: http://bit.ly/dsZ7Tb
Deborah Vespo
Shelley Browning is going to school and trying to remake a life for herself after a bad divorce. She takes a class with professor, Grant Chapman, a man who she knew from years earlier who was actually one of her high school teachers. A man that she had kissed as a young girl. (((shudder))). Now it is years later, and the spark between them is hotter than it was before. He goes after her determined to have her back in his life... blah blah blah. I had a hard time seeing romance in this story, I s...more
Carolyn F.
There was no way to redeem this book unless you changed the hero to a completely different man. First of all he kisses his high school student. Yes, you quit afterwards but pervy pervertson I would kick the holy crap out of you (or at least pay someone to do it). Secondly, when they meet again 10 years later this is a time when professors are not supposed to date/have sex with students, which he doesn't think is pertinent to him or his libido. And this is all after he had a scandal that made him...more
SueAnn
I listened to the audio version.
Ann Keller
Any red blooded American girl worth her salt will admit to being infatuated with one or more of her male high school teachers, but what might have happened if that innocent fascination were taken to the next level? On impulse, high school teacher, Grant Chapman, kisses young Shelley Browning and gets more than he bargains for. Her heartfelt response surprises him and Grant swiftly does the right thing, leaving Shelley behind for a new life as a Congressional aide in Washington, DC.

Ten years lat...more
Liana
Aug 21, 2008 Liana rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Romance lovers, 80s lovers, hairy chested guys
Laughable and petty. Anyone can tell how dated it is when the female lead character (whenever she's not getting it on with the dude) fantasizes over the male lead character's forest-y chest and --I'm not done yet-- he likes to show off his hairy torso in the classroom (he's the professor) wearing an almost-all-the-way unbuttoned shirt tucked into tight jeans and cowboy boots (however, the story does take place in Oklahoma). I get the whole "I lust after teacher" vibe, but if a teacher was mine-a...more
Amy
Aug 12, 2007 Amy rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: no one
I fervently wish I could give a negative star rating to this horrible book. Taken off the shelves at the library at random, I abandoned this book part way though. Formulaic, poorly written, (even for a romance), a reinforcement of the steroetype that all women are weak and waiting to be rescued; a total waste of time. I will now open the book at random and type a line demonstrating how awful it is. Page 154: "Never be ashamed of what you are, and show your gratitude by never doubting that you pl...more
Heather Sanchez
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Mary S
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Kathy Saunders
The Thrill of Victory, this book, A Kiss Remembered and Fanta C are 3 early Brown love stories. Deeply hurt by a disastrous marriage, Shelley Browning is back at a university, a little older and a little wiser. Despite her growing self-awareness, she takes a class taught by Grant Chapman, who--10 years ago-was the best-looking teacher in her high school. He had left to take a job as a congressional aide, but not before a single, unplanned kiss that haunted Shelley as a symbol of "what might have...more
Kristen
This is another beautiful romance from Sandra Brown, a classic at best, when this deals with a second chance in romance and higher education. A touching story!
Jessica
I liked it. The heroine's naivety sometimes made me want to rip my hair out. She could choose and when she did, she was whiny about it, but it was very well written and I fell in love with the hero in the first chapter. Dominant and unyielding(my favorite kind).
I loved how he never gave up on her, even though she didn't know what to choose, but he saw the potential in their reunion. I love the tittle, the book cover. Though, I have to admit, I was kind of hesitant when I read in the description...more
Joy king
good book-people tend to look up old boyfriends/girlfriends when they have had a recent breakup...adds real life to it
Amy
CD/abridged audio: Did not finish. For me to not finish a audio book, well, you know it was bad. I was listening to it while walking and sitting in two separate doctor's offices. Then it was time to walk for the third time with this book and I couldn't do it. I just didn't want to waste anymore brain cells on this loser of a woman. I told a friend that I have read too many Anita Blake novels. Anita has ruined me. I get around weak women, and I want to punch them in the face.
Really, if you want...more
Sandi
Mar 07, 2012 Sandi rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2012
Predictable and cheesy! Shelley got on my last nerve. Ugh!!
Indah Threez Lestari
333rd - 2011

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Jonetta Mason
Very good Book. One I could not put down.
OceMei Belikova♥
Sandra Brown kembali memukauku dengan kepintarannya merangkai cerita. Cerita - cerita yang menakjubkan lahir dari ide-ide dan tangannya yang cekatan. Sempat menyesal baru sekarang mulai baca bukunya. Tapi ya better late than never,right? :)

A Kiss Remembered , buku ke3 Sandra Brown yang kubaca bulan Februari 2011 ini, setelah sebelumnya aku membaca Long Time Coming dan Demon Rumm. Well, yang kutangkap dari ketiga buku ini adalah semuanya cerita yang sangat jarang dibahas dikalangan penulis novel...more
Kim
Mar 14, 2009 Kim added it
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Ruby
Ms. Brown,
Stamped & engraved in the Romance genre!
Always & Forever ..Will be... ...
An Exquisite breath of Spring time fresh air, that radiates & simmers from the Romantic pages... truly a Godsend!!!
THANK God through her Classical Love stories... the life force (beauty),the sweetness &sincerity of First Love is immortalized!!

A Kiss Remembered carried & swept me away & back to days of old or OLD SCHOOL... gone by.
Bittersweet days ,that were enthralled with innocence's...more
Elena
This is an oldie (sounds quite oldfashioned) but also kind of gross (the wet spots on her shirt a bunch of times = ew, then his hairy chest mentioned 20 times= ugh... etc...). I don't mind the "forbidden" idea of teacher/student relationship, I think it's hot, but not the way it was described here. What i didn't like was how mousey and unconfident the heroine was, so I kept thinking she was pressured into a relationship she didn't want to have, even though she secretly did. I also hated how she...more
Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Kisah cinta antara guru dan murid ? Well ini pertama kalinya dimasukkan dalam salah satu buku SB.

Grant Chapman dan Shelley Browning pertama kali bertemu saat Grant menjadi guru Shelley di SMA. Grant berusaha untuk menahan rasa ketertarikan pada muridnya saat itu, namun tanpa sengaja ia mencium Shelley saat sedang sama-sama terbuai kegembiraan perayaan kemenangan tim football mereka di SMA. Ciuman itu tidak dapat terlupakan bagi keduanya. Meskipun setelah itu Grant meninggalkan kota mereka, karen...more
Julie Barrett
A Kiss Remembered by Sandra Brown
Shelley had kissed her teacher, Grant when she was younger. They both knew it was off limits and ended it then.
10 years later: she was back at the university and he was her professor. She had given up pursueing her education and him by marrying Darrell because she couldn't be with the one she loved. She ended up leaving college to go to work so he could get his medical education and career going. After he got his degree he left her. that's when things changed for...more
Kari
I have such mixed feelings about this book. I wasn't sure I was going to like the idea that Shelley and Grant had shared a kiss when she was just 16. He was her teacher at the time. Once I got over that, it wasn't a bad story. In reality, the kiss was once and spontaneous. Grant left the school immediately after because he knew he had overstepped. I had to give him credit for that. Once he sees a much older Shelley, he realizes her has feelings for her and decides to win her over.

I actually lik...more
Mom Taxi Julie
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Wanda
I usually enjoy reading books by Sandra Brown. However, this one was a bit of a disappointment. The plot centers around a woman recovering from a disaster of a marriage by returning to school for her degree. She enrolls in a class taught by a former high school teacher of hers. In high school she had a terrible crush on this man--nothing unusual for a young girl---but they shared a kiss which should not have bee usual fare. The book tells how they went separate ways and there toils and tribulati...more
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