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Another Man's Son

3.76 of 5 stars 3.76  ·  rating details  ·  192 ratings  ·  17 reviews
After her best friend and fianc Ian Maynard is killed in a tragic skiing accident two days before their wedding, Kathleen Cahill must help Ian's estranged son Sam, fueled by the belief Ian had abandoned him long ago, discover the true meaning of family--a powerful lesson that leads to unexpected love. Reprint.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 1st 2004 by Mira Books (first published June 1st 2004)
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Another Man's Son by Katherine Stone is an emotional, compelling journey into the delicate nature of the human condition. The characters are very much human, imperfect, damaged, and it is with delicate approach that they each discover love.

The story is wrought with feelings of loss, grief and pain but with the promise of happiness. For Kathleen Cahill, Ian Collier and Sam Collier, love is an emotion foreign to them, both in reception and possession. From personal experience Kathleen hides her tu
Ellen Moore
This was a very interesting book with several subplots. I liked the characters and writing style, and the book kept my interest with no dull moments. There were also some surprises that increased the interest factor of the book. The summary on the book 's cover was not very accurate, however. I had read more than 200 pages before Ian died, and it was later on when Sam came and even before Kathleen moved into the house. Sam and Kathleen's falling into bed together the night they met and the day t ...more
Anne Holly
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Jen Rothmeyer
Summary of Characters: Ian is separated from his baby boy (Sam) when Sam is a very young age. He throws himself into professional skiing and when he is injured he starts up a skiing gear company and makes a ton of money. He starts giving scholarships to high schoolers for full rides to college. One of the high schoolers he sponsors is Kathleen. Ian and Kathleen have a very long platonic relationship which ends in them attempting marriage. Meanwhile, Ian has been investigating Kathleen's mother's ...more
Jaime Atkins
The only thing keeping this a four-star book was the rushed love affair of Kathleen and Sam. The build-up of the story and characters was wonderful. The drama was sweeping and intense. I felt so much for each of them that when Kathleen and Sam "fell in love" I questioned how I missed that. It happened WAY too fast and it didn't make much sense. I would have liked to have experienced more of Kathleen's awakening sexuality when she discovered a different kind of love with Sam. Too much was missin ...more
Lucy Woods
Well, this story kept my interest for the first half, and I got thru till the last chapter, then it was obvious what the ending would be.
Not the best I ever read.
Ann Torrey
A very good book,little hard to follow in places, but good book overall.
A little hurried. I think this could have been a much stronger story had the characters been given time to develop more. I hate when characters change too fast without any real transition. That happend alot in this book. I think also a bit more background would have benefited the story. She tried to hint at things but never really developed her thoughts. Not graphic, which I appreciate. All graphic sex does is cheapen the story. All in all not bad.
I wanted to like the book but couldn't. The story was too wierd and too soap operaish. Sam hops into bed with Kathleen, falls madly in love with her after knowing her for about a week (the whole time, she was his "father"'s fiancee.
This is a new author I have discovered and her books are excellent. I look forward to finding more of them at my local library!!!
Sue Wilber
This is a new author I have discovered and her books are excellent. I look forward to finding more of them at my local library!!!
Barbara Bowen
This book had so many subplots that it was a little hard to follow, but, well worth the trip.
Paula Curtis
sad story that ends on high when the killer is found and killed saving people
Jane Drager
Well written. Emotional. 6 different POV's blending in perfectly.
After reading promises, dis 1 was so disappointing..
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Interesting but not compelling
A good romance about trust.
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Katherine Stone is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one novels, including Roommates, Twins, Bed of Roses, Happy Endings, and Pearl Moon. Her books have been translated into twenty languages and are sold worldwide. A physician who now writes full-time, she lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, physician and novelist Jack Chase (Fatal Analysis, Mortality Rate, The Magruder ...more
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