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A Man for All Seasons

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Marlie Waters's Christmas List: 1. Get a roommate so she can afford her mortgage after broken engagement.

2. Check! Her old family friend Tyler Burton needs a room. So what if he's been her longtime crush?

3. Ramp up her home-business success.

4. Oops. She works so much that Ty presents her with a 12 Days of Christmas charity auction dating package--just to get her out of his
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Paperback, 218 pages
Published November 16th 2010 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2010)
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Miss Kim
Dec 06, 2010 Miss Kim rated it really liked it
This was a cute 'friends to lovers' story. There wasn't much character development, but it was a very short read--so I suppose some things have to be compromised.

Ty suddenly notices his plain, kind of chubby, best friend is hot and he's in love with her after the cliched much needed makeover.

The steam factor was pretty low, considering this is marketed as a Blaze. They didn't even get it on until approx page 195, and it was quite pg-13. Well she did decorate his package with some tinsel--which
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Dana S
Dec 12, 2010 Dana S rated it really liked it
A Man For All Seasons was surprisingly enjoyable. I only bought this because the book was on sale at Harlequin, and I wanted a Christmasy read.

The premise sounded cute, but not romantic, the hero, Ty, buys twelve dates for his roommate Marlie to get her out of the house so he get have some alone time with his girlfriend. I wasn't sure how Heather MacAllister was going to create a believable romance since both the hero and heroine are dating other people, but I thought the author did an admirabl
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Maldivianbookreviewer
A 4.5 star holiday romance worth indulging in!

The question utmost on my mind after finishing up this delectable, spicy and funny holiday romance is “Where on Earth has Heather MacAllister been all my reading life?”. I mean seriously! This book tickled all my funny bones unlike any story I have read of late and the funny bones weren’t the only ones that Ty tickled with his wickedly inappropriate thoughts about his friend Marlie who all of a sudden turns into a sexy siren that calls to his libido
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Jody
Nov 26, 2010 Jody rated it really liked it
Tyler Burton has had to watch over Marlie Waters ever since they were children. She followed him everywhere and he was her protector. They lost touch through the years, but Tyler now needs Marlie. Tyler needs a place to stay until his condo is finished and Marlie's home is perfect. After her fiancee left her without an explanation, Marlie has plenty of room and Tyler is happy to move in. What he's not happy about is the lack of privacy he experiences whenever his girlfriend comes to visit. Since ...more
Beth
Dec 02, 2010 Beth rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebook
enjoyed this way more than I expected to, even laughed out loud in a few places.
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Blaze583. Dec2010. Friends to lovers story. Marlie and Tyler's families have been friends for a long time, spending vacations together many times. When Tyler gets a job in the town Marlie moved to with her now long gone fiancé. Their parents get them in touch so he is able to rent a room in her house until his house is finished. Bumps along the way with his builder, keep him in her house longer than he planned. A bachelor auction gets them both more than they planned on.
Michele
Aug 04, 2011 Michele rated it really liked it
Tyler Burton and Marlie Waters grew up together and currently Ty is living in Marlie's house while his house is being built. Marlie doesn't date much...at all, since having her heart broken by her ex-fiancee and Ty, who has a girlfriend and can never get any alone time with her because Marlie is always in the house, decides to purchase a "12 days of Christmas" charity auction package which is 12 dates....with 12 different guys. It works at first, until Ty realizes he loves Marlie (who already kn ...more
Gail
Jan 08, 2014 Gail rated it really liked it
After reading a number of very forgettable HQ books this month, this MacAllister was a very refreshing, enjoyable, fun read. Others have reviewed this book, or given the synopsis, so I'll just say I recommend this one highly. I love MacAllister's writing style - the words just flow across the page. I just hope Axelle gets her own story!!!
Lenore Kosinski
Nov 25, 2015 Lenore Kosinski rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle, harlequin, xmas
So good...there were times when I was frustrated with both characters, but it never lasted long enough to jeapordize how much I liked them. They seemed kind of real too, with realistic flaws.... And the Axelle thing resolved in a surprising way, I was worried that was gonna ruin it for me. Lots of fun, lots of heart....enjoyed it. And apparently I'm feeling more verbose today.
Kay
Dec 10, 2012 Kay rated it really liked it
A light, fun Christmas read from the Blaze Books of Christmas 2010. P.S. Santa ... I would like an upgraded version of Marnie's original bed! Thank you.
Shallowreader VaVeros
Apr 14, 2011 Shallowreader VaVeros rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

12 days of Xmas - Lovely! I love old friend becomes beau rom. They are flatmates, she's depressed so he bids on an auction for 12 dates with hotties to impress girlfriend/auctioneer & help old friend. Dialogue great, build up of relationship is great. Top marks!
Liz Mulherin
Dec 31, 2013 Liz Mulherin rated it it was amazing
Great book!!
Darla Lee
Dec 09, 2012 Darla Lee rated it really liked it
This is so worth reading around Christmas. Childhood friends fall in love, but not before a few stumbling blocks get in the way.
Kimberly
Jun 11, 2011 Kimberly rated it liked it
This was an okay story. Not a great Blaze story but a quick read
Lady Aeval
Feb 27, 2012 Lady Aeval rated it really liked it
Shelves: love-next-door
Quick, sexy read. Great characters and interesting story.
Kathi Sharp
Jan 26, 2011 Kathi Sharp rated it really liked it
Sweet and funny.
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