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Inspired by the actual relocation of the Cape Hatteras lighthouse in 1999, Cape Cursed is set on the fictitious Outer Banks location of Cape Destiny, North Carolina. Bliss Sherman comes to the cape determined to make a name for herself and her new firm by accomplishing an incredible engineering feat—moving the Cape Destiny Lighthouse inland before it's swallowed by the Atl ...more
Paperback, 249 pages
Published July 16th 2013 by Plenum Publishing (first published July 15th 2013)
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LyndaIn Oregon
Oct 13, 2018 rated it it was ok
Perhaps I expect too much from Kindle freebies, and this is a prime example.

It starts out like a pretty typical romance novel. She's in charge of moving a historical lighthouse from its disintegrating home so a safe spot further inland, and he's agin' it. You know of course that they are going to end up between the sheets because sparks fly instantly.

And from there on, they fight, they circle back to each other, lingering glances are exchanged as they try to deny their feelings, a secret from hi
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Barbara Ann
Sep 27, 2013 rated it liked it
3.5 shining stars

“Isn’t that the way it is with most everything in life. You’re usually crusing along thinking things are just swell and then a storm comes and slaps you silly.” --Parker from Cape Cursed

Cape Cursed is set in the fictitious Cape Destiny at the Outer Banks in North Carolina, which is one of the main reasons I chose to read this romance. It’s a beautiful area that is far less commercialized than many other beaches in NC, and the ocean itself is the main attraction. The Outer Banks
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Sharon Storm
Nov 15, 2014 rated it did not like it
I wanted to give this book more of a chance, but it's so sappy I can't finish it. The two main characters are obviously destined to wind up together. All I know so far is they don't like each other, but they keep commenting on how sexy/hot the other is, in spite of being on opposite sides of an issue. Too much romance, not enought plot. This had good reviews when I decided to get it, but it's not my kind of story. And, even though I didn't get very far, there were several typos and overall poor ...more
audrey McCormick
Great Read

What a good story line written about the beautiful coast of North Carolina. How erosion can cause havoc with the shore line and destroy land marks. The main characters Parker and Bliss were definitely meant to be together. Truly a story of romance, heartbreak, surprises, survival and awesome ending. Had a difficult time putting the book down.
Kat
After reading 25% I just put it down. The story was ok but very slow to get going...and the fast switch from the hero/ heroine fighting to being nice was unbelievable. The mystery idea was good but needed to show itself at this point...it was very superficial and I didn't want to invest more time waiting for it to get interesting. ...more
Judy Esposito
Jun 11, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cape Cursed

Enjoyed this romance and mystery book. Liked the hero and heroine and loved the dog. Well thought out secondary characters. No swearing and one tastefully done sexual part. Will be looking into purchasing her other books. JudyE
Sue
Jun 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
Loved this romance! Both main characters were people I would like to meet and be friends with! Good mystery in the middle with lots of worry about how it would turn out. Worth reading, for sure!!
Lynn Zidlick
Oct 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good read...

...although I figured out early on the assistant's part in the story. Full of suspense and lot as of shock elements.
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Janice Lane Palko grew up in Pittsburgh and is the author of the new romantic comedy Our Lady of the Roses, a spinoff from her first novel, St. Anne’s Day. She has also written the award-winning romantic suspense, Most Highly Favored Daughter as well as the Christmas romance, A Shepherd's Song, and Cape Cursed, a romantic suspense. A writer for more than two decades, her work is featured on the P

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