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North Country Man (North Country Stories #1)

3.32  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
A few years ago, Noah left the woods of Michigan, ready to make a difference in the world. After a tragic accident, he came back -- blamed by some, pitied by others, misunderstood by all. Now the only thing he wants is to be left alone.

Then one night, Claire Levander stumbles across his path. Claire's not made for the backwoods -- she's a businesswoman whose idea of the pe
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Mass Market Paperback, Harlequin Superromance #1102, 304 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by Harlequin Books
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karen
Aug 03, 2015 karen marked it as romance-covers-i-have-loved
any time there is not a human couple on the front of one of these things, i realize how nuanced the audience of romance novels truly is. and now narrow minded i myself am. because why can't a man love a baby bear cub the way he loves a woman? ah, karen, you have some growing up to do...
Michael Smith
May 22, 2015 Michael Smith rated it liked it
I’d always sworn I would one day get out of my comfort zone and read a romance novel, and when I chanced upon North Country Man with the adorable bear cub exuding pure love on the cover, I knew my time had come. I actually enjoyed the story, and was pleasantly surprised that this ancient (2002) Harlequin Superomance was literate, funny, and full of interesting characters. It had an absorbing plot, even complete with a villain and a bit of aurora borealis mysticism. All in all, good storytelling. ...more
Linda C
Jul 01, 2014 Linda C rated it liked it
Claire Levander is suffering physical issues due to job pressure. Her boss assigns her to evaluate a possible Bed & Breakfast acquisition and some down time in the woods of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. A run in with a bear cub and a deer cause her to have a minor car accident and meet Noah Saari, a reclusive woodsman. The story mainly deals with Claire's growing attraction to Noah, the people and town and her need to make a decision about her health and job. The characters work through t ...more
Captmashpea
Jun 02, 2016 Captmashpea rated it really liked it
I thought I had read it before but I couldn't remember if I finished it. Good book, I enjoyed it. The characters did not come together immediately, there was tension but not too much. I would like to read more about her.
(Hard Copy).
Courtney
Jan 02, 2011 Courtney rated it did not like it
Meh. I think this was a re-read, but it was so unmemorable the first time that, well, I had to keep asking myself if I'd already read it or not. It was alright, but it was the same kinda book that I'm realizing I'm way over. Sweet, animal-loving slighly overweight woman with heart of gold meets man with baggage. Warms his heart, save the world together, love conquers all. Blegh.

Maria
Mar 05, 2015 Maria rated it it was ok
Shelves: harlequin, scars
I couldn't get interested in neither the plot nor the characters, even admiting that they - the couple, the secondary characters, the animals - were lovable.
Natalya
Apr 06, 2011 Natalya rated it it was ok
Got some great quotes like "she got a boyfriend named ... and a dog named Blackie," overall a dud, trial novel experience
Jamie
Aug 19, 2013 Jamie rated it really liked it
My first ever Harlequin book and it was a thoroughly enjoyable summer read.
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