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Mackenzies' Honor: Mackenzie's Pleasure/A Game of Chance (Mackenzie Family #3 & 5)

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This two-in-one paperback collection features the popular Mackenzie family inMackenzie's Pleasure and A Game of Chance.
Paperback, 496 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Mira Books
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BJ Rose
Zane's story, Mackenzie's Pleasure, had a little more meat (and heat!) to it than Chance's story, A Game Of Chance, so I rate MP a 4* and AGoC really a weak 3*. I wanted so much more in Chance's story, but really the beginning of MP was as much about Chance as about Zane, so I was really glad they were packaged together in this volume. Both stories had very strong heroines, which packed a stronger punch because in both cases the Mackenzie brothers expected spoiled, weak, whiny women.

But, for me,
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Mitzi
Mackenzie's Pleasure: Seal Zane Mackenzie rescues Barrie Lovejoy from terrorist group. Great Story!!!
A Game of Chance: Agent Chance Mackenzie rescues Sunny from her father. Excellent Story!!!
Ashley
Feb 18, 2014 Ashley rated it it was amazing
Mackenzie's Pleasure:

Can I just say that I am amazed how well this story was written and understandable. I have read a lot of books where its containing of a family series and it's gets so beyond confusing if you hadn't read the previous ones. The prologue summed up everything perfectly and actually made me so happy for all the characters I haven't even got to know yet from their own books. I have also read plenty of books dealing with military and with all the jargon it becomes confusing. This
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Jane Stewart
Sep 15, 2010 Jane Stewart rated it really liked it
This book contains two stories, described below.

4 stars to MACKENZIE'S PLEASURE.
Nice story. I liked it. I plan to read most of Linda Howard's books. She is an excellent author. Although this was not one of her best, it was still worth reading. Story brief: Ambassador's daughter Barrie is kidnapped. Navy SEAL Zane rescues her. She falls in love with him. She continues to be in danger.

Sexual language: moderate. Number of sex scenes: seven or more. Setting: current day Libya and a few places in USA
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Brenda Margriet
Mar 13, 2012 Brenda Margriet rated it liked it
Lots of action, true alpha males (yet sensitive, of course), and good fun.

Zane is a SEAL whose team goes in to rescue the daughter of an Ambassador who has been kidnapped. They have to hide for a day and end up making love so she can "get over" being molested (not raped). Also, she doesn't want to die a virgin, so tries to make up for lost time. First 2/3 of the book are that story, then he is wounded getting her away, her father basically kidnaps her home, and they are separated, until he psych
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Cherry-Ann
Jun 24, 2012 Cherry-Ann rated it really liked it
I loved this book for the fantasy aspects of it. While I appreciated the vigour of Zane and Chance - face it - this is not the reality.

Two in one romance thriller of two brothers (one adopted)who find their soulmates on the job, so to speak. Stories were fun, fast-paced, energetic, and the sex-scenes were "unbelievable". I know a lot of reviewers blasted Chance for the way he went about business but I think he can be forgiven. In real life we would not have been priven to Sunny's true dispositio
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Ruth
Jun 22, 2014 Ruth rated it liked it
This is a 50-50 read for me. I liked Mackenzies's Pleasure but not A Game of Chance which are 2 previous books put together under the title of Mackenzie's Honor. The original in this series is a classic...but these are less than. I would suggest checking out Mackenzie's Pleasure through your local library or thrift store & pass or simply borrow the book A Game of Chance. Both are contemporary reads that are a wee bit dated in fact.
C K
Oct 10, 2012 C K marked it as to-read
Need to read Mackenzie's Pleasure!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Mackenzie's are a great series (Mackenzie's Mountain, Mackenzie's Mission, A Game of Chance, and the one about the only daughter Maria (?sp))
Karen
Mar 10, 2014 Karen rated it liked it
Two stories in one.

Zane rescues Barrie from the kidnapper her ambassador father couldn't protect her from. Falling in love and having a baby was just a bonus.

Chance plans a set up for a terrorist using his daughter for bait. Plans change when he falls for Sunny.
Macwolf01 [Elise]
May 30, 2010 Macwolf01 [Elise] rated it really liked it
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I love Linda Howard's Mckenzie series ... great characters and loveable family all with issues ;0)
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Jul 25, 2013 Debbie Gatacre rated it liked it
Good writer for sure. I liked the story line and the action, imagination of the author kept me intrigued.
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Linda S. Howington is an American best-selling romance author writing under the pseudonym Linda Howard. After 21 years of penning stories for her own enjoyment, she submitted a novel for publication which was very successful. Her first work was published by Silhouette in 1982. She is a charter member of Romance
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Other Books in the Series

Mackenzie Family (5 books)
  • Mackenzie's Mountain (Mackenzie Family, #1)
  • Mackenzie's Mission (Mackenzie Family, #2)
  • Mackenzie's Pleasure (Mackenzie Family, #3)
  • Mackenzie's Magic (Mackenzie Family, #4)
  • A Game of Chance (Mackenzie Family, #5)

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