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Warrior (MacKenzie-Blackthorn #5)

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When wildlife biologist Eden Summers arrives in the Colorado Rockies, she has only one thing on her mind: to continue her research on the local cougar population. A capable woman, used to living and working alone in the wild, she is self-possessed and confident, able to handle any threat from nature's fiercest predators -- until she gazes into the eyes of Nevada Blackthorn ...more
Mass Market Paperback, Silhouette Desire #631, 249 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Silhouette
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Jenny
Feb 05, 2016 Jenny rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cheesy, romantic love story. Sweet virginal heroine and brooding hero reminded me of Diana Palmer books which is a good thing!
Andyg.
“La voz de Edén era igual que su sonrisa, cálida sin ser coqueta. El tono era ronco, como si
llevara horas sin hablar. Nevada se preguntó si sonreiría igual al despertar y si su sabor sería al
menos la mitad de dulce que su sonrisa. ” “Su voz era como el verso, rauda y llena de vida.” “Edén olía a luz de sol y su aliento, un soplo de calidez, lo cubrió.”“todo en él la intrigaba desde que lo había visto por primera vez” “A la luz desvaneciente del día, los ojos de la chica eran casi verdes,
casi
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Erinn
So, I think this one was the best one in the entire series. But it still followed the basic plotline of the the others. It makes the story a little less interesting when almost every single one of these women is either 22 or 23, almost every single one of them is a virgin and the one that isn't might as well be, and they all manage to get pregnant after the first go around. Anyway, that being said I really liked Nevada and Eden, even though some of the things they said to each other made me winc ...more
Maddie
Mar 19, 2010 Maddie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
One of my favorites by Elizabeth Lowell. I know some deem her earlier work 'purple prose' but this kept me reading. It must be the tension and the slightly 'surreal' feeling, which I always love. I know the hero is flawed but I also know he's going to be faithful forever.
Jez
Feb 16, 2015 Jez rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm not quite sure what to say about this. I would give it a true rating of about 3.5. It was somewhat dated, since this is an older book, but at the same time not in a distracting way which says a lot for the story. I knew this wasn't any sort of suspense going in but I still felt it a little lacking. And I also felt a little bit of a "woo woo" to the story. We're given this underlying current of maybe they both have some woo woo/special powers to communicate with animals. And the family has so ...more
Suziep11
Jun 21, 2010 Suziep11 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4th on the Mackenzie series. This story is about Nevada and Eden. This story has the best chemistry of the four books I have read.
4.8 on a 5.0 scale
Sheila Melo
Mar 15, 2016 Sheila Melo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sarah-recs, sarah-100
The Hero Makes the Book

"She's the wrong woman in the wrong place at the wrong time...and she's headed right for me."

THE STORY: Nevada Blackthorn has come to live on the Rocking M after years of covert operations in Afghanistan. He has managed to find some peace, but he remains emotionally withdrawn as a way of protecting himself from pain. Nevada managed to survive but he doesn't really believe in love for himself. Eden Summers is a wildlife biologist who has come to the area to study cougars. E
...more
Christine
I have been disappointed in these books in this series after the 1st book. This was short, ended abruptly and was too similar to all the other books after the 1st one.
Jan
Mar 21, 2016 Jan rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This read more like an outline than a novel...or novelette...or short story....so many holes....
Sara Gerhold
Jun 17, 2015 Sara Gerhold rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A keeper! What a wonderful book, and my only complaint is it is too short.
Barbara Collins
Aug 13, 2015 Barbara Collins rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Deep romance. Could not put it down. Saw the characters in my mind. Must read this book if you are into Deep romance.
Julie
Oct 17, 2014 Julie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves:
good read
Meaghan
Jan 22, 2014 Meaghan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
great story but i felt that it ended rather abruptly. i love ms/ lowell's work though always.
C K
Oct 10, 2012 C K rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series (Granite Man, Fire and Rain, Warrior, Outlaw) on the people of Rocking M ranch is fantanstic! TThis is an author that I have read a lot of and have added her books to my 'keeper' book shelf. Most I have read at least twice and some even more than that. Always in depth characters that anyone can identify with on some level.
Jill
Aug 07, 2009 Jill rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Lesli
Jul 14, 2010 Lesli rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, 1995
I read this book years ago, but continually find myself draw to the men and women of the Rocking M Ranch. This is the story of Nevada Blackthorn and Eden Summers. Originally published as one of the Silhouette Desire books, Warrior is enjoyable without being tiring.
Jujubee
Dec 28, 2015 Jujubee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read this based upon a "list" of great romances. I guess it's a little dated in the storyline (a hero who's a little too alpha and a heroine that could have a lot more knowledge of the world) but overall pretty good read.
SheLove2Read
Aug 14, 2014 SheLove2Read marked it as dnf  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
This is definitely channeling the Diana Palmer school of asshole heroes and quiet, virginal heroines. I'm glad I picked this up at a yard sale - the cheese was rampant in this one. DNF
Alix
Aug 27, 2014 Alix rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My favourite of the series (or at least, tied with Ten's). I so wish she'd continued on with these cowboys, because I never get tired of pulling out these old books and rereading.
Danette Steward
Apr 12, 2010 Danette Steward rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lowell-elizabeth
This was a fast book. The guy was kinda cold hearted and didn't thaw until the last chapter. Was kind of irritating. All in all...worth the read if you're a Lowell fan.
Dvaughan
Jan 27, 2013 Dvaughan rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
One of the worst books I have read from Elizabeth Lowell. Basically attraction and sex, no storyline.
Janet Horton
Jun 10, 2013 Janet Horton rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoy all of Lowell's books. There is adventure, mystery, romance and laughter. What is not to like!
Amanda
May 07, 2009 Amanda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was so sad at the two main characters' plight. Too much to have to deal with...
Carol
Nevada Blackthorn and Eden Summers
Hope
Jun 03, 2013 Hope rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013
A sweet romance novel.
Gee
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Individually and with co-author/husband Evan, Ann Maxwell has written over 60 novels and one work of non-fiction. There are 30 million copies of these books in print, as well as reprints in 30 foreign languages. Her novels range from science fiction to historical fiction, from romance to mystery. After working in contemporary and historical romance, she became an innovator in the genre of romantic ...more
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