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Some Kind of Magic

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  140 ratings  ·  14 reviews
When Claire makes a birthday wish for a little excitement, she gets more than she bargained for. Dylan, a wounded survivor from an airplane wreck, comes crashing into her life, kidnaps her, and demands to be taken to her remote Iowa cabin. Assuming Dylan is an escaped convict, Claire proceeds to handcuff him to the bed. It's a curious beginning to a beautiful romance. As C ...more
Paperback, 307 pages
Published November 1st 1998 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1998)
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Pretty good book. There is Claire the heroine, kind of an under-achiever, her boyfriend left her for an older wealthy woman, her art doesn't seem to be going anywhere and she just turned 30, she wishes for excitement and finds herself held at gun-point with the kidnapper taking her to her house.

He tells her his name is Dylan but the news talks about some crash that had a convicted felon on it. Well there is lot of confusion, voodoo dolls and we see the man who calls himself Dylan reveal himself
Mary B.
Wow. This book was really interesting… and really good! I wavered between 4 and 5 stars. This is the first book I’ve read by this author, but it certainly won’t be the last! The writing was intelligent and witty, and it sucked me in right from the very beginning.
It was one surprising turn after another. The hero, Dylan, has so many layers to his character, each of which gets slowly peeled away as the book goes on. And boy, what a character he is. And not at all what the reader expects when we f
I love this author. She doesn't write bad books....ever! In this book, she kind of "plagiarizes" herself which usually would be problematic for me, but with writing talent like this....the more the merrier.

Some Kind Of Magic is very similar to Iguana Bay (SIM #339). Both stories feature women who are "kidnapped" by potentially dangerous "criminals". Both men are "not what they seem". Both men are named "Dylan". Both stories involve the couple being holed up together in a cabin for an extended a
Claire Maxfield is bored with her life and just wishing for some excitement. But being carjacked at gunpoint by a prison escapee is not what she had in mind. The injured man, calling himself Dylan, demands she take him to her home where he ties her to a chair. But a snowstorm, handcuffs, and a voodoo doll, change the playing field and the kidnapper becomes the captive.

If you're looking for a unique contemporary romance, this is a good one. Claire is a strong character who doubts herself. Her las
Paula  Phillips
You know how when you get the Pixel of Ink Catalogues and they have all the free Amazon books of the day and how friends recommend Amazon books and you are like OMG I Have to have that or if you see a book you really want and so you buy it on Amazon and then when you have this long list of stuff on your Amazon Kindle App and you can't remember for the life of you , why you have it or how you got it ? Well, this is what happened with this book as I have literally hundreds of kindle books on my Ki ...more
Rarely do I write a review, give a book four stars but consider it a keeper (something I want to read again in the future). SOME KIND OF MAGIC is that story. The magic in this story is subliminal. Claire Maxfield is celebrating her thirtieth birthday with friends. Her life is good but she wants something more. She gets it in a big way.

Our hero, Dylan, enters Claire's life by carjacking her at gunpoint. Love at first sight is definitely not a thought between these two characters and that is what
Aug 03, 2012 Joy rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: romance
Fun if improbable romance between a dorky artist and the apparent fugitive (view spoiler) who who carjacks her...before she turns the tables on him.
I guess I was in the mood for some lightness and a bit of fluff and romance. I liked this one a lot. Light and easy read.
Would have enjoyed it more if I liked the main characters but they both annoyed me. Some great dialogue though.
This was a fun read. Dylan and Clair are unique in their own ways. Loved the voodoo doll stuff and the handcuffs too!
Cute love story. Not much "magic" in it.
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3.5 very simple story. I liked it.
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