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El hombre de sus sueños

( Jack's Stories #1)

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Somehow her own fictional brooding hero had turned up in person right under her own roof, and now all romance writer Jackie MacNamara had to do was convince stubborn Nathan Powell that happily-ever-after began at home — and in her arms.…
Paperback, 253 pages
Published 2004 by Harlequin Iberica (first published 1989)
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Cyndi
Aug 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thought this book was fun and lovely. We have Jackie MacNamara of the famous MacNamaras from other Nora books. She is a terrific character. Jackie is spirited, energetic and kind. Throughout her life she has tried many different interests. Even though she was successful at them, they weren't quite right. Now she has decided to write a novel and her tricky cousin lets her sublet a gorgeous house in Florida he is housesitting so she can concentrate on her novel.
Enter the dashing owner of the h
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Isabella - Madly in Love with Books
A nice and sweet story, nothing too exciting, one of Roberts earlier works. What I like about her writing is that she almost always writes about strong heroines and although this time it was the heroine that fought for her man and pursued hi,, she still managed to stay classy and strong.
The push and pull hero wasn‘t really to my liking and as always with such short stories character development or plot are almost non existant. I was entertained nevertheless and got what I expected from this boo
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Chitra *CJ*
"Loving Jack" is the story of Jackie "Jack" MacNamara and Nathan Powell.
When Jackie rents a house out of the city to find peace and write her book, she never expects her cousin would scam her and give her a house who's owner was to return very soon!
Nathan is shocked when he finds his house having an intrude/unwanted guest in the form of flighty Jackie. Soon she persuades him to let her stay and thus begins the story.
The couple is polar opposites. While Jackie is eccentric, impulsive and vivaciou
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Alayne
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very pleasant, easy to read story from Nora Roberts. Not even much angst in this one!
Carla *Jen7waters*
Este é um livrinho muito pequeno, daqueles que requerem quase zero de concentração e que se lê de uma assentada, bom para aquelas alturas em que não apetece pensar no que se está a ler e só se quer algo para distrair o cérebro e relaxar. Não digo isto em tom pejorativo porque eu gosto bastante da Nora Roberts, e os plots dela ainda que sempre virados para o romance, têm sempre uma dose de um drama qualquer capaz de comer a cabeça do leitor durante um bom bocado, o que não acontece com O Homem do ...more
Mafi
Dec 16, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Este primeiro livro da trilogia, apresenta-nos Jackie MacNamara, uma mulher adulta, que apesar da sua experiência em várias áreas, nunca conseguiu levar nenhum projecto até ao fim, acabando por nunca se ter sentido realizada. Sentindo que agora é de vez, aluga um apartamento por três meses, com o intuito de escrever o seu primeiro romance. Para sua surpresa, logo na primeira noite o dono desse apartamento Nathan, regressa de uma longa viagem de trabalho e claro que não sabia do aluguer de Jackie ...more
Cruth
Jan 19, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary, library
Author: Nora Roberts
First published: 1989
Length: 315 pages
Setting: Contemporary. Fort Lauderdale.
Sex: Infrequent. Not explicit.
Hero: Architect.
Heroine: Flighty but settling down to write romances.

Well, it was readable and it came to an end. There’s not much more to say about it than that.

It was written well enough. The characters were interesting enough. The plot (completely relationship driven with very little drama) was fine.

But the book, overall, was nothing remarkable.

The most interesting bi
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Patrícia
O Norinha, foste um bocadinho fraquinha neste, mas melhores virão :)
Missghana77
Jan 21, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An old book I cam across at the library. Very good love story from Nora Roberts. Going on to book 2.
Jen
Nov 15, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nora-roberts
Flighty Jack MacNamara wants to be a writer and with the help of her cousin, she's found the perfect place to start that career. A wonderful house in Florida that she's rented for three months. Stuffy Nathan Powell, just wants time alone in his own house but he gets the surprise of his life when he finds Jack in his bed. It seems Jack's cousin pulled a fast one and told Nathan the house was empty and ready for him while telling Jack the same thing. Jack makes Nathan a deal to cook for him if he ...more
Ana Sandoval Poveda
Jun 16, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018
Novela corta. Lo cierto es que la usé para despejarme un poco del principal que estoy leyendo (que no logro agregar acá porque no parece estar registrado).
No le tenía mucha fe, lo cierto es que simplemente buscaba algo muy light para paliar la lectura de "Voces para ver".
Entretenida lectura para pasar el rato. Simpático que para ser una novela romántica se cambien los roles y la persona que dude de lo que quiera sea el hombre y no la mujer; y que quien tenga todo clarísimo sea ella...
Para pasa
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Mojca
Jaquelyn "Jackie" MacNamara sublets the house she fell in love with from her cousin only to discover the owner isn't using the house just as a vacation home and that the lease money she paid to her cousin is gone along with the man.


I didn't like this one. It was cheesy and slightly creepy thanks to the Fatal Attraction behavioral tendencies of the heroine.
She was also a flighty air-head who fell head over heels in love with the hero after just a couple of kisses and then pushed and prodded until
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Lynn Richmond
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well that was certainly a lovely read for a Sunday Afternoon. A lovely romantic story as I've heard is typical Nora Roberts, great read. Just what my Doctor Ordered a nice bit of Romance.

This is my 3rd Nora Roberts book the previous 2 were McKade brother novels which I Loved too. I'll certainly be reading More novels by Nora in the Future.
Louise Pledge
Apr 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What made this story so enjoyable was Jack's (short for Jacqueline) personality. I think the story might have been just your average romance novel without her. She was a delight; I couldn't wait to see what she was going to say next!
Stephanie
Cute little love story!
Cláudia Martins
May 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gostei, é um livro com bastante mais história do que outros, estou curiosa para ler a continuação.
Jeany
Jan 29, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nora-roberts
I adore this book. It's so light and just what I needed right now. ❤
Irene
Dec 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweet romantic love story .
Christina McAllister
Absolutely loved this book. Very well written and leaves you wanting more.
Kattie
It was ok, but I have enjoyed many of Nora Roberts books more.
Kristina Bogataj
Very interesting story, a light reading for the hot summer days, but similar to so many others. Otherwise very good and funny written, you just cannot stop reading till the end.
Angela Jenkins
The main character Jack kind of bugged me. It was basically a super cheesy romance novel. But it was entertaining enough to finish.
Victoria
Rushed and cheesy like all of these shorter romances, but a light, enjoyable read. The connection to "Lawless" made it even better.
Melissa Hongisto
Jul 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved the characters in this book. She was so free loving and hilarious. Could you imagine knowing someone like her? I do have a friend that is pretty similar.
monica
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
El hombre de sus sueños

Buena ,sencilla un hombre que tiene miedo a amar y como tiene que enfrentarse a sus miedos y tomar decisiones al conocer a la mujer de su vida.muy linda.
Asounani
No es ni bueno ni malo sólo es otro más de nora.

La protagonista acepto es super encantadora y vivas lo cual me agrado muchísimo.
Biondy
Jan 10, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, harlequin
Title: Loving Jack (Mencintai Jack)
Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: PT. Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Pages: 306 pages
Published: March 2001

When Nathan Powell found a girl in his bathtub, he asked the woman to leave. However, Jackie MacNamara felt that she already rented the house and refused to go. As they made the deal to live together for 2 weeks, both found that they were in love to each other. But with so many differences betwen them, how will they make it together?

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Snore. Big snore. I expected s
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Julie Barrett
Jul 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loving Jack by nora roberts
Jackie MacNamara has just given her swindling cousin Fred money for 3 months at this house. It's just spring and she's able to write on her new typewriter.
Problem is the owner Nathan Powell, architect, is back home from Germany and he's in his own house. The same one that Jackie is staying at.
She is quite educated by going to many college and universities over the years and dabbling in a bit of every occupation available.
She tries to persuade him to let her stay with h
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Kari
Jul 28, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015, audiobook
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Sandra
Quando Jackie MacNamara revela a sua intenção de encontrar uma casa sossegada para que possa escrever o seu livro, Fred, o seu primo e um vigarista de primeira qualidade, oferece-lhe a oportunidade de alugar uma casa absolutamente extraordinária. Jackie, um pouco desconfiada, aceita e passa os primeiros dias intercalando trabalho com descanso. Isto até chegar o dono da casa que indignado a quer dali para fora.

Nathan Powell é o dono da dita casa, que após chegar cansado de semanas de trabalho int
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