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Heaven Knows

(Mackinnon #5)

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  198 ratings  ·  14 reviews
With her big dreams and flair for the flamboyant, Lizzle Robinson is a feisty child, besotted by the lazy charm of the most eligible bachelor on Nantucket. She had loved him forever. To Travis Mackinnon, Lizzie is nothing more than a delightfully outrageous imp: whenever they meet she does something foolish.

Then Lizzie's reputation is so tarnished that she is banished to B
Mass Market Paperback, 402 pages
Published March 2nd 1994 by Ivy Books
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Debbie "Buried in Her TBR Pile"
H compromizes h and is forced to marry her. H is mad because h won't cry off (view spoiler). H leaves on the wedding night (view spoiler)- 3.5 stars ...more
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Fantastic book, my first first of many from this author. A wonderful blend of humour and heartbreak, the book's introduction of the feisty heroine was reminiscent of Anne of Green Gables. Fifteen year old Lizzie had plethora of charm and wit and a nose for trouble and sniffing out the whereabouts of Tavis Mckinnon, her much older object of infatuation. Her shameless crazy antics designed to catch his attentions only resulted in her banishment to live with an elderly aunt to learn the proper cond ...more
Jul 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
ending was rushed and the H was a jerk till the end....I didn't even understand why she loved him besides his looks...
but overall, a good read:)
Jul 27, 2019 rated it liked it
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debbie race
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A book that stays with you even when you are not reading. Fantastic writing. Just when you think the end is near a new exciting twist comes about. Great reading one you just can't put down. Debbie Race ...more
tracy parker
Aug 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I'm thoroughly Enthralled with Elaine Coffman's McKinnon Family Stories. They are full of Love, Dislike, Hurt, Humour, and the whole gamut of Human Emotions!
Carol Waters
Dec 14, 2018 rated it it was ok
It takes the girl 400 pages to realize that what she felt for Tavis at age 11 was infatuation, not love. It takes him one second to realize that because he was born in Texas he would have to side with them in the Civil War, which isn't mentioned again until the narrator mentions that her brothers, normally gone five years at a time hunting whales, are fighting for the Union. This book was all about wanting something the girl hadn't earned.

So many loose ends, such as how she had taken over her a
Jerry Jares
Apr 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is such a complex plot that it kept me reading until I finished it. First, let me say that I don't enjoy (as much) novels that keep the main characters apart for long periods of time. The first separation was almost eight years and the second was two-and-a-half years.

Tavis Mackinnon has been the focus of Elizabeth Robinson thoughts since she was eleven (and Tavis was twenty-one). She loves Tavis with all of her young soul. Eventually, the couple marries, even though Tavis does not believe i
Mary L.
Jul 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a gripping book where your opinion of the main characters changes along with them. The h at first makes the H's life miserable with her childhood crush on him (a very aggressive crush) until she is sent to live with an aunt in Boston to get her away from the beleagered object of her affection and give her some polish. She comes back years later, polish acquired to a less than polite H. In the course of events he manages to compromise her (and gets her pregnant) and is snitted when her br ...more
Sep 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
*Some spoilers*
Very well written story of an enduring love. Lizzie had a crush on Tavis from the time she met him when she was 12; stalked him until she was sent away by her Dad to stay with a spinster aunt; came back to Nantucket and found herself still in love with Tavis. Things happen; marriage of convenience; anger from Tavis that she trapped him..a lot of tragedies.... just a great romance written by an excellent author.
Recd on Amazon Discussion for very emotional/ emotional first meeting
Deborah Nix
Feb 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
My favorite all time romance novel. The story of the characters have stuck with me over the years.
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Barbara Elaine Gunter was born in San Diego, California, to William Samuel Gunter, Jr., a naval officer and Edna Marie (née Davidson) Gunter, a homemaker. From the age of three she lived in Midland, Texas and graduated from Midland High School. After she received a degree in elementary education from North Texas State University, she taught elementary school in Midland, Texas, while working on her ...more

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