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Hired Husband (Fortune's Children #1)

3.70  ·  Rating Details  ·  90 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
With eyes as dark as night and a gaze that laid all secrets bare, Nick Valkov was the kind of man any smart woman would avoid. But dire circumstances forced levelheaded Caroline Fortune to proposition this compelling stranger...with marriage. Her family's fate rested in Nick's capable hands--and brilliant mind. Yet her proper upbringing hadn't prepared this reluctant bride ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published February 1st 2005 by Silhouette Desire (first published January 1st 1996)
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Mar 20, 2010 Dina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Título em português: Um Marido Contratado

Tadução: Marcelo Neves Almeida

Sinopse: Nicolai Valkov é o tipo de homem que qualquer mulher inteligente não quer por perto. Seus pertubadores olhos negros desvendam qualquer segredo, por mais escondido que esteja. Mas, por força das circunstâncias, a esnobe Caroline Fortune é obrigada a se casar com Nicolai. Afinal, o destino da família Fortune dependia totalmente dele e também de sua mente brilhante. Apesar disso, a educação refinada de Caroline não a pr
Disclaimer: this review is incredibly covered in nostalgia, because this series was among the first romances I ever read.

And while I'd probably give this a harsher grade if I were reading it for the first time now, it still has a lot of the things that I look for in romances. It's set in Minneapolis of all places. It's a big, sprawling family saga, complete with missing twins and long lost war babies. The books are split between male and female family members, but all of the female Fortunes hav
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Nov 25, 2013 Adriana Fogaça rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Família Fortune 01
Um Marido Contratado
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H.Destinos 01

Me surpreendeu em vários aspectos. Só posso dizer que autora amarrou muito bem a estória. Já que é o primeiro livro de uma série, escrita por vários autores.

Poderia ter deixado pontas soltas para ser amarradas por outros autores, mas não foi o caso.

Só pra registrar, Nicolai (russo) é extremamente sexy, muita coisa para um químico, sua sensualidade grita. É agressivo na medida certa.

Além disso, ele é descrito como um homem b
Apr 15, 2015 Ayimas rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Nov 30, 2013 Christiane rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A cute little HEA!
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