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Perfect Chance

3.16  ·  Rating details ·  31 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Take a chance on love...

Mary Newman-- her life was safe, predictable and reasonably happy. Until the day he walked in!

Chance Armstrong-- he had no respect for rules and regulations and cozy life-styles. But he was offering Mary the perfect chance for a lot of excitement, and she was tempted--oh, so tempted.... Until Chance offered the most tempting challenge of all.... He
ebook, Harlequin Treasury-Harlequin Presents #1826, 192 pages
Published July 2011 by Harlequin Books (first published March 1996)
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One of things that attracted me about ths book was the fact that I could put myself in the heroine's place which meant that the whole story had a very personable feel to it. It moved quite naturally although the 'hitch' came a little too late, was too hurried and was over before you knew it.

It still was quite humorous in places. The story felt like a real-life encounter of a couple which I like....

Still, just for the sheer sexiness of the hero (for some reason, he's more real than the other harl
Dec 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love the older Harlequins. I want to read every single one written. Amanda Carpenter is an author I wasn't familiar with, but when I requested a couple of books from another Book Mooch member, she threw in several Carpenter books. So I picked this one up one night to read at bedtime.

Forty pages in I had already put little sticky flags on three different passages that I wanted to go back to later, and I was already a fan of Ms. Carpenter. She reminds me a little of Lucy Walker. The story is in
Jun 27, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was probably more like 3.5 stars. This story flowed differently from most HPs -- the characters said "I love you" far earlier in the novel than they usually do. Then a cloud of an eventual conflict kind of sat over the novel, because you knew they couldn't just spend the entire last 1/2 of the book saying "I love you" over and over (they did say it A LOT, it was a little jarring). But the final conflict seemed pretty lame to me -- the heroine having a silly freakout over the hero's business ...more
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Amanda Carpenter (aka Thea Harrison) resides in northern California. She wrote her first book, a romance, when she was nineteen and had sixteen romances published under the name Amanda Carpenter.

She took a break from writing to collect a couple of graduate degrees and a grown child. Her graduate degrees are in Philanthropic Studies and Library Information Science, but her first love has always bee
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“What kind of a kiss was that anyway? It was the kind that sucked your soul out of your body.

Hey, she wanted to call out to the man who'd just left. You forgot to give my soul back.”
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