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Rafferty's Wife (Hagen Series #3)

3.54 of 5 stars 3.54  ·  rating details  ·  364 ratings  ·  22 reviews
From New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper comes a classic tale of love undeniable, as two government agents posing as newlyweds learn the real meaning of “undercover.”

Sarah Cavell is a beautiful, brilliant cryptographer with the uncanny ability to crack any code. But her most daunting challenge may be reading the true feelings of her new “husband,” Rafferty Lewis...more
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Published December 28th 2010 by Bantam (first published October 1st 1987)
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Lisa Kay
★★½✩✩Narration of audiobook by Parker Leventer was acceptable; however, she didn’t have a fighting chance when the content was So Very Dated. I think my tastes have become more sophisticated in romantic-suspense genre for this 1987 publication. Just too, too implausible; especially the heroine keeping the hero out of the loop of her ulterior mission when she needs to rely on him. Not that this hasn’t been done before, but he’s the undercover agent. Why wouldn’t his boss tell him? Also, these two...more
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Rafferty's Wife
by Kay Hooper
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From New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper comes a classic tale of love undeniable, as two government agents posing as newlyweds learn the real meaning of “undercover.”

Sarah Cavell is a be...more
I was enjoying this book right up until the end. I thought that the ending was tooooo pat. I felt like the author had built this 'story'... then couldn't figure out how to end it, or create the climax necessary to really pull it off... Disappointed.
Megan L Harnett
Ok so I have to rant about this book and the whole series! These books aren't very good. They aren't good for two reasons. 1) All the guys fall in love with the "women" within the first chapter of the book. 2) All the 24-26 year old women in these stories are virgins.

So yeah these books are under 200 pages where the guys falls in love and spends the next couple chapters convining the virgin women to have sex with them and marry them because they can't live without them. There is not any time for...more
I thought that the author gave a good story line, but she could had developed the characters a bit more. This was my first time reading one of her books. I think that the other characters may be discussed in more details in her other books. I get the feeling that she centers around each character's own story individually. When I read (actually I listened to the soundtrack) the book it appearead that the next character Zack would have his own story. The plot was interesting enough, but nothing ex...more
I don't think the story make much sense, but still entertaining, I suppose.
I wasn't even going to post this book to my list, except that it serves as a reminder that -while I do like some romance in my books- books that are written for the express purpose of being romantic are actually either vapid (definitely the case here) or pornographic (may have been, didn't read enough to find out).

Plus, if the print is size 14 font, and it isn't specifically listed as a large-print book, you know the plot can't be that complex or thought-provoking.
This one was just OK for me. I'm not sure I bought the love connection between Sarah and Rafferty. It was just too quick. For me, it felt like lust at first sight, not love. While they had a nice HEA, I was still pretty much underwhelmed by it. There really wasn't any action and no suspense at all. I figure if there are spies or undercover agents involved, there should be some suspense.
Again a quick romantic read, but more predictable and formulaic than Ms. Hooper's current works.
Angela Proctor-fries
Really starting to not like this series. They are all the same. The man falls in live with the woman, usually in chapter one or two. She is a virgin. They live happily ever after. Bleh. Don't get me wrong, I love a good love story but these are a bit ridiculous.
This book didn't engage me - partly because it was part of a series and I hadn't read the earlier books yet. Rafferty seems like a good man and Sarah was interesting, but the pace moved too quickly. There was insta-love and a bit too much angst for my liking.
Mar 01, 2013 Sue rated it 1 of 5 stars
Shelves: audio
I listened to this via Audio, the story was boring and the narration for all male voices was horrible. I finished it only because it was audio and short otherwise I would have dropped the story.
Antoinette the Book Junkie
Rafferty is playing a game that can become deadly but finds a little detour filled with pleasure.

I am patiently waiting for the one that will take this series over the top.
Meh. It was a struggle to finish. Too quick development on the romance, lack of follow through on the supposed tense thriller plotline.
One of Kay Hooper's early books and definitely before she had developed her flare. This book was trite and rediculous.
Just too bland to hold my interest. I stopped listening after disc 1 of 4.
The worst book that I've read in a long time. Not good,not good at all.
Obvious romance novel. I just read it because I love Kay Hooper's writing.
Wendy *Sebella Blue* Mitchell
Part of the Hagen series. Too cute! Great starter books.
Ok, another quick read on an airplane.
Why do I keep reading these???
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Kay Hooper was born in California, in an air force base hospital since her father was stationed there at the time. The family moved back to North Carolina shortly afterward, so she was raised and went to school there.
The oldest of three children, Kay has a brother two years younger and a sister seven years younger. Her father and brother are builders who own a highly respected construction compan...more
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