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Someone to Love (Montgomery/Taggart #10)

3.63 of 5 stars 3.63  ·  rating details  ·  3,051 ratings  ·  230 reviews
After three years, Jace Montgomery is still grieving over his fiancée Stacy's mysterious suicide. He hasn't been interested in another woman since her passing, and her family still blames him for her death. While flipping through one of her old paperbacks, Jace discovers a photo of a house stuck between the pages, bearing the cryptic message, "Ours again. Together ...more
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Published July 17th 2007 by Atria Books (first published 1997)
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Liz B
What has happened to Jude Deveraux? She used to write such great books...the last few I've read by her have been mediocre at best. Maybe she has a different editor, or she's enough of a bestseller that she doesn't really get edited anymore...

Anyway, the writing was creaky, the characters boring, the romance anemic, and the mystery stupid. Honestly, romance writers need to stay away from mystery, if the only way they can think to solve it is to introduce completely new, unforeshadowed twists and
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Liz
Jude Deveraux is one of my "must read" authors, in that whenever I see a new paperback with her name on it I pick it up. I may have to rethink that after this last one. I don't expect great literary backflips, but I do expect a fun, engaging romance novel with characters that I care about and an interesting story. This novel delivers neither, as the storyline is rushed through so quickly you feel as thow Deveraux is just tossing the plot points at you, rather than letting you experience the acti ...more
Doc
Simply Audio sent this to me by mistake. I listen to audio books during my commute and had nothing else to listen to at the time, so I listened whilst Simply Audio worked on sending me the correct audio book. Definitely not my kind of book. Definitely not my kind of genre. One of those rich-American-inherits-the-English-mansion-that-is-haunted-by-a-beautiful-woman-with-a-tragic-story romances that is so far away from the sort o book I enjoy that I can't provide a useful review for people who do ...more
Marissa
Why I'm even bothering to call this romance, is beyond me.... no sex, none! No romance- just a kind of ghost hunt... seriously- WTF? Jude? I dropped off reading her stuff after they got too repetative and lame about 5 years ago. I'll give her that this plot line was different from every other one I've read- but it's not calling me back to the fold anytime soon. Will be taking another 5 year break from her again.
bookczuk
A quick little mystery with a building romance (with no heaving bosoms or manly hardness and furred chests, thank goodness). I needed something like this to help get me through a weekend illness. the only part that bugged me was the reason the 2 ghosts were hanging around at the very end, and what made them finally happy. That was trite, IMO.

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After three years, Jace Montgomery is still grieving over his fiancée Stacy's mysterious suicide. He hasn't been interested in another wo
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Ana Luisa
Ultimamente tenho dado prioridade a novos autores, bem, novos na minha estante, desta vez foi Jude Deveraux.
Já tinha ouvido falar desta autora, através do seu livro “Jardim de Alfazema”, mas ainda não tinha tido hipótese de ler nenhuma obra dela, mas no outro dia ao visitar um supermercado, encontrei o livro “Alguém para amar” com promoção de 40% e resolvi aproveitar.
Comprei e não estou nada arrependida por tê-lo feito. Se todos os romances da autora forem tão bons como este, então não tenho duv
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Angela Moxon
This is the 5th Jude Deveraux book I've read and since I adored the past 4 I cracked this one open with enthusiasm. When I finally finished I had mixed feelings. I did like the story for the most part, but there were just some parts that didn't really make much sense and seemed kinda tossed in to just finish it up fast. Almost like the plot got veered off where the author wanted it to go and so she had to just make up something to tie it all up at the end. It didn't really make sense.

From here o
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Sara
Jace Montgomery é nos apresentado como um homem cuja vida se confronta com a dor de um passado recente no qual perdeu a sua noiva num suposto suicído cuja explicação o move em direcção a um mistério numa pequena Aldeia Inglesa.
Americano de Nascensa e pouco habituado aos rituais Ingleses, adquire uma casa cujo passado e presente é assombrado por um fantasma...mas quem acredita neles??? Jace descobre que para além de estes afinal existirem existe algo que o impele em ajudar o fantasma de uma rapar
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Sandra
Peguei neste livro quase como se de uma necessidade se tratasse.
Precisava urgentemente de um livro ligeiro, romântico e sentimentalista que contrariasse a seriedade e o ritmo dos meus últimos dias. E foi quase isso que encontrei...

O livro começa com a apresentação de Jace Montgomery e do seu drama.

A poucos dias do casamento, a sua linda noiva americana Stacy viaja até à Inglaterra para se encontrar com alguém num casarão vazio e supostamente assombrado e aparece morta. Quase toda a gente supõe q
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Marcia Berg Haskell
'After three years, Jace Montgomery is still grieving over his fiancée Stacy's mysterious suicide. He hasn't been interested in another woman since her passing, and her family still blames him for her death. While flipping through one of her old paperbacks, Jace discovers a photo of a house stuck between the pages, bearing the cryptic message, "Ours again. Together forever. See you there." The note was dated the day before her death. Obsessed by the possibility of understanding Stacy's suicide, ...more
Anna
The Montgomery/Taggert series is one of my favorite in romance novels; as a rule, any Deveraux book that features a Montgomery or Taggert will always get at least a 3-star rating from me (The exception to the rule being the "Forever and Always" series - for some reason, the 2nd and 3rd books grated like nails on a blackboard for me).

That having been said, "Someone to Love" was like eating M&M's when I was hoping for Cadbury mini-eggs. Tasted good, but less filling. The characters were predic
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July
Another Montgomery family book yipee!!
I Loved this book.
Jace Montgomery lost the woman he loved and was to marry 3 years before. He is now on a mission to solve the mystery of her suicide. He does not believe for a minute that Stacey was unhappy enough to have committed suicide. There is now a clue that is sending him to England.
Jace buys a huge monstroicitity of a estate in England called Priorty House. Part of the Estate houses Nigh's little cottage. Nigh actually writes a very nasty article a
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Pumpernickel
I have never read a book with a title that was so WRONG to it as this one. It should have been called 'The Ghosts of Priory House' OR 'Stacy' OR 'The Suicide of Stacy' OR anything else BUT 'Someone to Love'... (Eyes rolling...) It's a book that anyone interested in mysteries would enjoy !

I started reading this one at a friend's insistence, and she was right: the story has nothing to do with the sugary title... Gosh !

And the characters are reasonably well built too. it's a book for which I'd give
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Megumi
Nunca me había sentido tan estafada por una portada y un resumen.

Sabía que era un libro romántico contemporáneo (no me gustan mucho, pero alguna que otra vez leo uno), pero el argumento me había llamado mucho la atención, leí los comentarios de otros lectores y también disfruté los primeros capítulos. Sin embargo, (view spoiler)
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Shannan
I don’t read trashy romance tripe, but I have been a long-time reader of Jude Deveraux’s work. They are romances at heart, but she writes great dialogue, witty and fast paced. She has written probably 20 books with characters all in the same family, from the 1100’s on to current day. This one had a ghost story and a mystery and was a good, quick read (in one day). It’s not heavy literature, but very enjoyable.
Diane
Not one of my favs - I really enjoy a great mystery with a little romance, this was opposite of that - it was a bad mystery with a whole lot of eye rolling romance with a "you have got to be kidding" ending.
Susana
First and last book that i will ever read by this author.
Weak story, weak characters and a creepy finale.
Never thought that someone would think, that being "possessed" by a ghost would be romantic.
Diana Barbosa
É um excelente livro com romance e mistério. Personagens bem construídas. Um livro que me prendeu até ao final ansiosa por descobrir a solução do mistério.
Gen
It was a slow beginning with no real love story they just love eachother straight away and the ending was super weak and kinda icky
Raquel Leite
Opinião em breve

Um inicio muito bom, um meio um pouco chato...que raio morreu a mulher :|
o final, pronto...
Lara Ct


Foi o 1º livro que li de Jude, e adorei! :)
Fiquei fã mesmo; ja tenho outros dela à espera de serem lidos! ;)
Filipa
Esta é a minha estreia com a autora Jude Deveraux, apesar de ter mais dois livros dela na estante para serem lidos. Estava mesmo a apetecer-me ler um romance com uma nota leve de mistério e pela sinopse, este livro parecia ser perfeito para o meu actual estado de espírito. Não é segredo nenhum que o meu género literário favorito é o policial e se tiver algum romance à mistura, ainda melhor.
Por isso mesmo estava com expectativas de gostar bastante deste livro, que fazia recordar as belas leitura
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Estefânia Botelho
Razões da escolha do livro: Desafio do mês de Novembro!!! E foi um livro comprado na feira do livro 2012!
Proveniência: A minha biblioteca.
A minha Opinião:
Este é o segundo romance que tenho o prazer de ler desta escritora (o primeiro foi “Jardim de Alfazema”, que gostei bastante!) e estamos, novamente, perante uma história de amor bastante emotiva.
Jace perde a sua noiva e passados três anos, ao folhear um livro dela depara-se com um bilhete misterioso, com uma morada e a marcação de um encontro
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Viviana
Há muito tempo que queria ler este livro. Uma vez que já tinha lido (e adorado!) outros livros da autora, nomeadamente a série Edilean, as expectativas quanto a este romance eram bem elevadas.
No entanto, e apesar de ter gostado do livro, não posso dizer que seja um dos meus livros preferidos da autora.
O enredo inicial centra-se no inesperado suicídio da noiva de Jace Montgomery. Três anos depois da morte de Stacy, Jace continua profundamente abalado e não consegue deixar de pensar nos motivos qu
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DubaiReader
Review for the unabridged audio version.

This book was enjoyable enough to listen to in the car, but it did rather stretch my imagination when the characters started talking to ghosts! I also thought the ending was a bit weak and felt rushed.
The audio version was well read by Stafford Clark-Price, though his idea of an English accent was a bit painful!

Jace is madly in love with his fiance, Stacey, but while on a trip to England, just before their wedding, she dies under suspicious circumstances.
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Lady of the Lake
One of my favorite books, probably because it was I think the first time travel romance I had ever read was A KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOR by Jude Deveraux I loved that story! I loved it even tho the beginning of it had me angry at the lead h being a fool! I loved the ending also on it I thought it was a great ending!
I would never know that SOMEONE TO LOVE was even written by the same author! It was eh...it had some good ideas but they didn't feel well played out or run smoothly...something kept me
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Filipa
http://reinodeadlle.blogspot.pt/2013/...

Capa: é girinha. Presumo que a mulher seja Ann Stuart, o fantasma da casa de Margate. É uma capa bastante liga à Natureza e ao Outono, o que se enquadra bastante bem no livro.

História: está história é completamente diferente da dos outros livros de Jude Deveraux, começando pelo local. Neste livro estmoas em Margate, Inglaterra (mais precisamente em Priory House). Chegamos a esta vila quando Jace Montgomery decide comprar Priory House (uma casa feia e, segu
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Ns
Someone to Love by Jude Deveraux is a novel with a bit of everything, predominantly it is a mystery novel with romance.

As the mystery unravel so do romance. The mystery surround the suicide of Jace Montgoemery's fiancee Stacy Evans three years earlier, a suicide he is still reeling from. Though the facts are straightforward, she was troubled, unstable and as a result committed suicide, Jace cannot reconcile those facts to the Stacy he knew. A woman he loved, a woman he believed loved him in retu
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Kathy Saunders
After three years, Jace Montgomery is still grieving over his fiancee Stacy's mysterious suicide. While flipping through one of her old paperbacks, Jace discover a phote of a house stuck between the pages, bearing a message. The note was dated the day before Stacy's death. Obsessed by the possibility of understanding her suicide, Jace buys the old brick fortress in Margate, England. Through his own investigation and the help of a foreign correspondent, he is forced to reconcile Stacy's life and ...more
Caro
Espantoso libro. ¿Qué pasó con Jude Deveraux? Lo tengo en formato ebook, pero si lo tuviera en físico me habría llevado una gran desilusión por gastar dinero en semejante porquería. Las descripciones, aburridas. Los protagonistas, inaguantables. La historia, increíblemente densa. El final te deja con esa sensación dual de "qué bueno que por fin acabó" y "qué manera horrible de perder el tiempo". Una estrella me parece incluso demasiado generosa...
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Jude Gilliam was born September 20, 1947 in Fairdale, Kentucky. She has a large extended family and is the elder sister of four brothers. She attended Murray State University and received a degree in Art. In 1967, Jude married and took her husband's surname of White, but four years later they divorced. For years, she worked as 5th-grade teacher.

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“What I do know is that I can't hurt a ghost. I wish I could fall in love with Ann Stuart. I wish I could wed her and bed her and have children with her. I wish I could fill that huge house with little spirit children who would live forever and never die.” 10 likes
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