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Will of Steel / Reluctant Father (Blake Donovan #2)

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Follow New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer to Montana and meet Police Chief Theodore Graves—a man as rugged as the land. Only one woman has ever dared to challenge him, and sparks fly as this feisty beauty comes up against his will of steel.Plus a Diana Palmer reader favorite!

Reluctant Father

Once shy, the now famous writer has returned home—and to the man who
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Paperback, 378 pages
Published November 16th 2010 by Silhouette
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Danielle
Feb 21, 2011 Danielle rated it liked it
Shelves: modern-romance
The Reluctant Father was typical Diana Palmer novel. The male protagonists of Palmer novels have oftentimes been these strong overbearing characters that are harsh and mean to the heroines who are weak willed, but not so much in this novel.

In this novel the hero WAS a jerk to heroine, and surprise, surprise, it all stemmed from his insecurities. Does this sound familiar to anyone? Yes, the hero was a jerk but he learned his lesson years ago and now faces the daunting task of raising a four year
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Patricia Solla
May 28, 2012 Patricia Solla rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-i-own, pbs
Two interesting stories about two interesting men. In Will of Steel the two romantic characters are supposed to marry according to the stipulation in their relatives wills. There's lots of interesting interaction with the two central characters as they find their way to each through her seeming reluctance to marry. Something has happened in her past that has now made it's way to the foreground and needs to be addressed. In the second story our male character needs to learn a lot about himself an ...more
Lori Feldpausch
Mar 02, 2016 Lori Feldpausch rated it really liked it
I've read the stories before and reading it again since it has been years since I last read it and have forgotten some of the story lines.
Cecelia
I have issues with the construction but the narrative story line is engaging and wonderful, just as every other book Diana writes :D
Stacey
Dec 04, 2010 Stacey rated it it was amazing
the first story was really good, the second was amazing!!! One of my fave Diana Palmer stories :O}
Jenny Schwartz
Feb 22, 2011 Jenny Schwartz rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
I liked how real the side characters were. Strong, yet with hints of human weakness.
Dee Brewer
Jul 18, 2011 Dee Brewer rated it really liked it
Good read. I'm a big Diana Palmer fan.
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Diana Palmer is a pseudonym for author Susan Kyle.

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Susan Eloise Spaeth was born on 11 December 1946 in Cuthbert, Georgia, USA. She was the eldest daughter of Maggie Eloise Cliatt, a nurse and also journalist, and William Olin Spaeth, a college professor. Her mother was part of the women's libera
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