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No bajes la vista (Samantha Jellicoe #2)

4.01 of 5 stars 4.01  ·  rating details  ·  1,465 ratings  ·  60 reviews
Samantha Jellicoe ha decidido dejar su vida delictiva y montar una agencia de seguridad. ¡Quien mejor para proteger a sus clientes que una ex ladrona de guante blanco! Richard Addison, el atractivo millonario con el que ahora comparte su vida y su corazon, esta convencido de que, con el nuevo negocio, Sam se mantendra alejada del latrocinio. Una noche, el primero de sus c ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Roca (first published December 27th 2005)
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Felicia
I can't deny staying up SUPER late reading this and the previous book, it was really addictively page-turning brain candy, although I'm a bit mad at myself for it, haha. I got a bit annoyed that WAY too many times the main character was enjoying riding around in a Bentley, because I get annoyed at glamorizing rich people and their stuff. I did thing the emotional depth was way better in this installment from the first, and I liked where the relationship was going (but can we drop the whole roman ...more
Tammy Walton Grant
Way more fun than Eve and Roarke (and a Hero just as hot), these books are an absolute blast.

This one picks up three months after Flirting With Danger left off, and Sam and Rick are still striking sparks off each other and setting their sheets on fire. Sam is trying hard to stay on the straight and narrow and Rick is attempting to run his conglomerate while Sam is sleeping, it seems.

I absolutely love these two -- their banter is delicious:
"You're a good guy, Rick."
He smiled. "I keep telling you
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Kjen
Don't Look Down...but look for 5 stars:) Re-reading this series and loving it! It's awesome that a lighter read can have so much character depth and emotion. I love seeing how Sam and Rick grow in their relationship despite their pasts and the current pitfalls that they face. I love the personalities of both characters and enjoy the banter so much. On to the next:)
Beanbag Love
I'm enjoying these contemporary mysteries by Enoch. Usually I'm pretty good at figuring out the culprit early on, but she's stumped me in the first two books. I'm not sure if that's because of superior mystery-writing skills or if I don't care enough about the mystery to put any brain power into it. I like the relationship between the leads and that seems to be enough.

I am skipping ahead to A Touch of Minx, because I read the blurb on Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and it didn't appeal. These books se
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Angela
I didn't get into Book 2 of the Samantha Jellicoe series as much as I did the first--but that's not to say I didn't enjoy it, because I did. This book's set three months after the first, and changes have come into our cat burglar heroine's life; she's not only got a real, blossoming relationship with billionaire Rick Addison now, she's even trying to go straight. Instead of robbing people blind, she's now trying to advise them on their security.

It's a great plan on paper, but it just goes to fig
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TJ
4.5/5.0

As the second in the Samantha Jellicoe series, this one is just as fast paced and fun as the first and I actually enjoyed the romance aspect even more. It was fun to have an already established relationship that is busy working out the "new couple" rough spots. That's a nice change and Enoch keeps it quick, hot and unpredictable. Sam does get a little annoying with her hard-nosed stubbornness but it is understandable considering the sheer strength of personality that comes with a driven b
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Sababa
Honestly I don't know how she does it! I have always connected Suzanne Enoch with historical romances, but she completely threw my presumption out of the window with this contemporary romance series! Believe me when I say this, she can write!!
Wow!
I love Samantha. Her sense of freedom, her high spirited nature, her loyalty all of it is so intriguing. I can't get over it! As for Rick he is great. But honestly most of the time I am so involved in enjoying Sam's personality that I can't find enough
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Thenia
Samantha and Rick's story continues and the two are struggling to find some balance in their relationship and make their very different backgrounds and lives work together.

Samantha is a bit childish and I found myself annoyed with her at times, as well as with the relationship drama that she causes, but Rick makes up for her and doesn't let her get away with it.

A robbery and murder investigation, an ex back in town causing trouble and the relationship drama all make this book an interesting one,
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Carolyn Crane
[this is a series review, identical to my review of the first book.]

Okay, these Samantha Jellicoe books are my new cozy fun yummy reads that I RAVISH. I've read the first two, and I'm saving the rest for when I really really need something wonderful and reliable. I think there are only FOUR! SOB. Samatha is a cat burgler, she meets her hero robbing his art collection, and just, wow, this series is insanely delightful.

This has the same wonderfulness factor of those early Evanovich/Stephanie Plum
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Catsalive
I wish I knew why strong heroines have to be portrayed as arrogant, selfish & generally unlikeable - particularly by American romance writers. It isn't necessary for a strong woman to be "sassy" or "feisty" or a smartarse or however you'd like to describe "unmannerly". I made allowances with the first book but I really didn't like Sam much at all in this one. She comes across as pert, snippy & mulish, with no manners at all. This book was just OK, not as good as Flirting with Danger whic ...more
Theunicornisreal
Loved this second installment in the series! Except for one thing. Okay, one big thing that probably shouldnt have taken up 1/3 of the book and the plot. Patricia, the ex wife.

She and Rick have been divorced for 3 years! Everyone acts like it was a week ago! Jesus! I get that being cheated on will always hurt. I get it. I really do. I also get that there's alimony and yada yada legal stuff. But the hurt from the cheating wasn't really even the focus of her appearances, not really. She was such
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Lita Bouquard
Oh I just love Samantha and Rick as a couple. She is afraid to commit, say I love you but fearless about thievery. Rich is mega-rich, powerful but only fearful about losing Samantha.
In this book. The couple is still combustible when together and both sacrificing. Rick has to deal with his lawyer Tom -who is so annoying- but a loyal nice guy, the innuendos about Sam and her thieving, and his ex wife- Patricia the Beeyatch. Sam has given up her ability to walk among people invisibly, blend in, do
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Afia
This book had more insight on Sam's emotional self and I loved it more than the first one a tad bit in that part. She was way too stubborn at some places and I really felt like banging my head on wall, but I somehow stopped. Richard Addison amazes me. I have read a lot of books where the guy would cross all limits for his girl but Rick never once doubted Sam enough to let her go. even for a minute.. He loved Sam and he somewhat believed in her. He had his weak moments though, when some thoughts ...more
Virginia
Another great one.

I really love that Enoch kinda sets the traditional romance conventions on their ear(s). Without actually doing so.

She's fabulous. And very very funny.

Sabrina (Soter) Sally
" La sua migliore amica, la sua ladra internazionale, la sua amante, la sua ossessione: ciò che era arrivata a significare per lui mutava a ogni battito del cuore."

Rispetto al primo della serie ho trovato un notevole passo in avanti in questo volume, che mi è piaciuto molto di più! *ç* La parte suspance in realtà mi è sembrata un po' "debole" ma sopratutto lenta, il colpevole non era del tutto scontato ma neanche così difficile da intuire, in generale comunque l'autrice è riuscita a creare un ca
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Sabine
Schau mir in die Augen

Nein, das war jetzt nicht wörtlich gemeint sondern das ist der deutsche Titel des Buches. Es handelt sich hier um den zweiten Band in der Reihe um die Diebin Samantha Jellicoe und ihren Freund, den Multimillionär Richard Addison. Band 2 spielt drei Monate später und - oh Wunder - Sam und Rick sind noch immer ein Paar. Samantha versucht sich jetzt mit einem legalen Job und ist dabei in Palm Springs ein Sicherheitsunternehmen zu gründen. Leider wird ihr erster Kunde einen Tag
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Jenny
Because of the influence of her world-famous boyfriend who happens to be a billionaire and a member of the British nobility, Samantha Jellicoe is trying to clean up her act. Go legit. Stop robbing people's homes of priceless antiquities. But it's a lot harder than she thinks.

Her first client of her newly-established security company (hey, if she can get through almost every security system ever invented, she should be really good at creating them, right?) ends up dead, and though she's not held
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Vane
Éste es el segundo volumen de la saga/serie "Samantha Jellicoe" de esta autora, que sobre todo es conocida en histórica (reconozco no haber leído ninguno de esos otros libros suyos).
Y sigo fascinada con Sam y Rick: diversión, acción, sensualidad, .......
La mezcla resultante entre una ladrona de guante blanco y un estirado inglés (jajajaajajajjaajajaj) es una auténtica delicia literaria.

SAGA "SAMANTHA JELLICOE"??? UN DESCUBRIMIENTO DELICIOSO, FRESCO Y MUY ENTRETENIDO
Andrea
First of all, I have to say that I'm not so much into contemporary romance; I prefer historical romance. But I have to praise Suzanne Enoch on her amazing writing skills. She came up with an exciting plot - (view spoiler) - and Rick and Sam's relationship had a few improvements. I totally hated that Stoney was constantly trying to make Sam go ba ...more
June
Mar 10, 2015 June rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Samantha Jellicoe fans
The first one was so fun, I finally gave in and learned how to check out ebooks so I could read the second.

The sparks are still flying between Rich and Sam. Sam has gone straight and opened a security firm, however, her first prospective client is killed before he can sign the contract. However, that doesn't stop Sam from being determined to find and catch his killer.
Nicoletta
coinvolgente ed appassionante, è riuscita anche con questo secondo libro, la Enoch, a tenermi incollata ad ogni pagina del libro.
qui ci ritroviamo di fronte una Sam che cerca di filare liscio, cerca in tutti i modi di tenersi al di fuori dei guai, ma sembra che questi ultimi vadano a cercarla.
Rich invece si vede catapultare in un nuovo emisfero dove il centro di tutto è la sua ragazza. tutto passa in secondo piano senza neanche farci caso, è innamorato e non riesce a staccarsi da lei anche se co
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Alison
This has a bit of a Pretty Woman vibe. Sam and Rick have moved in together and she is trying to run a legitimate business, unfortunately the first potential client is murdered and some of his antiques stolen. Sam is under suspicion and to add insult to injury Rick's nasty ex is sniffing around.

There are yachts and Bentleys and a Polo match finale - overall great fun!
Yukino
Sempre più bella questa serie della ladra Jellicoe, ci voleva proprio!

Ora Sam sta cercando di lasciarsi alle spalle il suo passato e crearsi una nuova vita con il miliardario Rick e apre un'agenzia per la sicurezza..ma il suo primo cliente muore prima che possano accordarsi e da li parte l'indagine sia di lei che di lui.

Mi sono molo piaciuti i due personaggi principali. Crescono insieme e sono molto forti..per cui ci battibecchi ma fanno subito pace.

I personaggi che ruotano intorno mi fanno mori
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Dawn
My really like this series. My rating for this book is 3.5. I thoroughly enjoyed the second book in the series although I thought the story dragged a bit in place as the author tried to develop the non-mystery. I think you can figure out from the beginning who did it. The book is more about the development of Samantha and Richard trust and respect for their respective needs and concerns as their relationship grows during a murder investigation. The investigation is the catalyst that propels the ...more
Barbara ★
I loved this book as much, if not more, than the first one. Samantha Jellicoe is one determined gal. Thanks to Rick Addison, she's trying to go straight but it's tough and she insists on doing it herself without billionaire Rick's influence and contacts. When she gets caught up in a murder investigation, the temptation for B and E dramatically increases. I liked the snappy banter between love-sick Rick and reserved Samantha. They've only been together a few months but the attraction is huge and ...more
Amanda
I continue to enjoy this series… but they are not as good as Eve and Roarke in J.D. Robb's In Death series, and that is the obvious and immediate comparison. I think it's Samantha's profession. It makes everything seem a bit more unbelievable. But regardless, it was good laugh and I enjoyed it. Bring on the next one.
Maria
Love this book! Read it in one sitting. I love Sam's personality and how Rick is with her (like wildlife as not to scare it away lol). Great action sequences and character development. Sexy too!
**Manjula ♥ Connor Cobalt**
I don't understand half of the why's of Samantha, but most of the time I don't care about half of the why's.

**grinning wide**
Graylark
Small note on inconsistency: Rick's eyes are gray in 1st book and suddenly dark blue in this one. Eye color is mentioned a lot, so it's pretty noticeable.
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