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"Like it or not, you will become my wife!"
Adam's words were harsh as he went on. "Either willingly or unwillingly -- the choice is yours. But if you decide to fight me, don't forget I won't be the first Fox to capture a Maxwell woman by force!"

Not this Maxwell woman, Tammy thought. But her curiosity was aroused. Marriage to such a man could mean a life of temperamental str
Mass Market Paperback, Harlequin Presents, #158, 170 pages
Published September 1976 by Harlequin Books (first published January 1st 1976)
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The Girl: Tammy Maxwell, spoiled rich girl who is part of London's Crowd of Liberated Easy Virtue but is technically pure. She's used to men making idiots of themselves over her and she's honed her flirtation technique to a fine art. It's always worked. Until, that is, she meets...

The Guy: Adam Fox. He's an abrupt, workaholic Northerner who is representative to a consortium of Border sheep farmers. He's come to London to make a deal with Tammy's father, a mill honcho, for quality fleece. His ide
I wanted to like this more. Definitely a super dated romance, decent emotion and angst. Heroine is quite silly at times. For me to enjoy an older story like this, it either needs more nooky or really good angst, and this one didn't quite make on either count.

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“She wanted Adam Fox with the fervour of
parched earth thirsting for water, corn aching for the warmth of ripening sun, a starving skeleton drooling over a crust of bread. Her passionate young body yearned to feel his touch, soft lips quivered an invitation to be kissed, wounded eyes promised a lifetime of devotion, if only . . .”
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