MacNamara's Woman (Family Secrets #2)
Ten years ago, Tamara Allistair learned that she had no one to rely upon except herself. Now her existence was threatened again�but this time there was someone to lend her a hand. Her protector? C. J. MacNamara, self-appointed rescuer of downtrodden women….
Too bad Tamara had decided that "love" was out of her vocabulary. Because with C.J.'s rock-solid appeal...more
This is the second in the Maximillian's Children series, a man who fathered children with three different women and whose kids still don't know what he did and facts about his death.
CJ's mother was the one Max loved, but he never married her since she didn't have a inheritance. CJ as a little boy saw his mother wither away with disease trying to save her with Max nowhere to be found. After her death he was with Max until he died too and he went to live with his grandmother with his sib ...more
I liked the hero better until he had a TSTL moment and touched and removed evidence!! Really? Someone is trying to kill her and you remove evidence? And then let said victim drive off in the c ...more
Lisa Gardner has always had the talent of writing some seriously messed up and complex characters that enthrall you from beginning to end. This story is about the s ...more
I felt for Tamara. She had no one to help her recover. She has ...more
Ex-Marine C.J. MacNamara is owner of a ...more
Tamara Allistair’s world was turned upside down the night a car plowed into the car driven by her father. As her parents and boyfriend lay dying, Tamara saw a face peer into the wreckage and then leave. She spent years of surgery and rehab but had never forgotten the face of Senator George Brennan. Now she is trying to get proof and make him face up to the crime but someone is determined that Tamara fail in her quest. Back in Sedona, sh ...more
it has a very dated feel to it, which was distracting.
I have never read this author before. I was pleasantly surprised. It was well written. The main issues I had with the book had to do with it's age. We've come a long way in 20 years. Such a wimpy, clingy heroine wouldn't fly. So many essential pieces relied on the weaknesses of that period's lack of connectivity. Even the heroine's medical issues were dependent on that period's medical options.
I guess ...more
I felt sorry for Tamara, for what she went through and how it affected her life. I did like that CJ was there for her from the start, loved that he new she was it for him, but knew it would scare him away, so he took things slow. My heart was bre ...more
I received this as an ARC from whom I can't remember. Great win.