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Extreme Provocation

3.56  ·  Rating Details ·  45 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Lucy Winslow and Randal Marlborough met - or, rather, collided passionately - when Lucy went in search of her gambling father. Right away, Randal made it clear that he found her very attractive but Lucy turned to safe, comfortable Edward. When her father became bankrupt and Randal demanded that Lucy marry him, she had no choice but to go along with his wishes. Did her feel ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published February 1993 by Mills & Boon
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willaful
Over the top crazy: hero with madonna-whore complex ruthlessly hunts down quivering virgin with tendency to spit like a kitten. Comes close to being a fabulous wallbanger, but even those don't need quite such plentiful helpings of "whore" and bitch." (Or at least require some sort of satisfying resolution to make up for things like this elegant proposal: "Now what's your answer? Will you marry me and be my whore, or shall I let your father go down the drain?")
Onu
Mar 04, 2014 Onu rated it really liked it
Recommended to Onu by: Leona
Now this book had everything I like in Harlequin Presents: cruel but fabulously wealthy hero, who is obsessed / besotted with the heroine since he laid his eyes on her. We have a forced / arranged marriage. We also have a heroine who is extremely annoying and after you finish reading the book, you fail to understand why the hero was smitten with her. The heroine is not unlike the other HP heroines. She's of course TSTL. She professes to hate the hero and is supposedly in love with another man ye ...more
Leona
Mar 01, 2014 Leona rated it it was ok
Shelves: hqn-presents
Barely 2 stars for me. I like my heroine to have a little more between the ears.
Roub
Mar 04, 2014 Roub rated it liked it
gud one, i was disappointed though after wanting 2 read it 4 such a long time ! randal did not behave like a man in love, i dunt comprehend his outrageous behavior, this need he had 2 provoke lucy!! he was obsessive but in a repulsive manner. lucy fell in love neway, she cud not say no 2him!? he was irresistible!? this is not surprising bcoz she was a dumb blonde lol! really very dumb 2 the point it got very very annoying!! 1.she never doubted edward's duplicity, 2.she let her father swindle awa ...more
Jenny
Jan 09, 2014 Jenny rated it really liked it
Great old school Harlequin story. Lucy's father is a gambler and soon becomes bankrupt. When Randal, owner of the casino, meets Lucy he is smitten with her from day one. He promises to help them financially if only she accepts his marriage proposal. But Lucy is engaged to Edward, her childhood sweetheart and she can never love another man. Or so she thinks....

Loved both characters. Lucy is very feisty and strong and Randal is almost obsessed with her. He protects her, saves her father from ruin,
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KatieV
Lol. The H was a raging, horribly offensive dbag, but I couldn't take him too seriously because everyone else was so outrageously stupid. Especially the h. Randal may be a chronic ass, but he was the only one able to do the most basic reasoning.

Good Lord! All the stupid was actually funny. I kept imagining them in an old melodramatic black & white movie. This was supposed to be the 90s, but appareyntly no one told the h. This was so bad it was kinda good.

Side note: The h needs to see a cardi
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Tiger
Aug 19, 2013 Tiger rated it it was ok
It was okay. It would have been better if the author didn't rush creating the story into a book. I think the plot would have been more interesting if it was more elaborate and not too obvious (I think the other readers would have known from the start who the bad guy is... right?). This could have been a more than just a quick read. It have the potential to be a smart novel. Any ways, character wise, I love Randal's persuasive character (only because this is fiction, and we readers know that this ...more
Beth
Jan 29, 2013 Beth rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2013
Old Skool HP fun, although hero called heroine a bitch a few too many times.
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