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My Darling Melissa (Corbins #4)

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Devastated on her wedding day by discovering that her husband planned to take a mistress, Melissa Corbin left him standing at the altar. Her flight landed her literally in the arms of a handsome stranger, and she turned to him with a brazen bargain: she would marry him in exchange for the power of her family's empire.
Mass Market Paperback, 329 pages
Published February 1st 1990 by Pocket Books (first published 1990)
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Christel
Feb 10, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: LLM fans and romance readers
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Susan
Okay book. On her wedding day Melissa found out that her fiance has a mistress and that he invited her to the wedding. Melissa will put up with some things, but infidelity isn't one of them. She runs from the wedding and ends up on a private train car with Quinn Rafferty. She offers him a bargain - she'll marry him and he'll get the benefits of being married to a Corbin.

I have to say that I really didn't like Melissa much. I found her to be immature and ridiculously stubborn. I understood why s
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D Glover
Feb 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I read this book a long time ago and could not remember the title but it stayed on my mind. So I really enjoyed it.
Nati
Jul 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Inhaltsangabe:

Das Leben hat die Corbins eigentlich immer verwöhnt - die Brüder Adam, Jeff, Keith und ihre Schwester Melissa. Bis zu dem Tag, als ihr Vater unter mysteriösen Umständen verunglückte. Nun müssendie vier allein versuchen, ihren Weg im Leben zu finden.

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Natürlich ist es ein unglaublicher Skandal, als Melissa ihren Bräutigam einfach am Altar stehen läßt, aber das ist ihr egal. Soll sie vielleicht nur wegen der Leute einen Mann heiraten, der sie schon vor der Ehe betrü
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Kc Cooper
Jul 31, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is the dumbest book I've ever read. h.Well half read---I put it down half way through. An heiress marries a millionaire and then gets a job a few days later shucking oysters. She dresses in hand me down shabby dresses. She constantly misconstrues the situation she's involved in. For some reason her brothers think she need watching over. They're right. She needs a keeper. And frankly her husband is not up to the job. I can't believe LLM wrote this. I'm usually a fan.
Wendy
Feb 04, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: romance lovers/cowboy lovers
This is a fun read. Mellissa is a woman that runs away from her family and her wedding and hops a train to get away. Quinn is a up and coming buisness man that is intrigued by Melissa and finds her everything he is looking for. There are twists and turns to them finding love yet they seem to overcome the odds and get there with the help of friends and family. Though I didn't give this one five stars, I feel it is a worthwhile read.
Regina
Mar 26, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Melissa was immature, annoying and beyond stubborn. I completely commiserated with Quinn having to deal with her dramatics. I enjoyed Quinn's passionate nature but how he endured Melissa's behavior was unbelievable. Most men would have dropped girls like that like a hot potato. Promising story line but fell way short of a satisfying read. Two stars.
LJ
Feb 21, 2008 rated it it was ok
My Darling Melissa - Ok
Miller, Linda Lael (aka Leal St. James)- 4th of Corbin series

Fleeing the altar on her wedding day when she discovers that her husband-to-be is plotting to take a second lover, Melissa Corbin trades access to her family fortune for her hand in marriage in an unusual arrangement.

Okay but not great.
Linda
Sep 16, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The final edition of the Corbin family is about the sister, Melissa. She is as strong headed as her brothers and she meets her match with Quinn. It turns out they love to fight as much as they love to love.
Cara
Sep 26, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: at-library
I really enjoyed this. It was funny. The couple was a little frustrating in parts but it was a fun read. Very hot. If you have a problem with sex in your books, this one isn't for you. I didn't realize this is the fourth of a series. I actually own Banner O'Brien and haven't read it yet.
Carol
May 16, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The plot was good,the heroine was feisty, if somewhat headstrong and spoiled. The book had more detailed sex than the plot required. Although it is a continuation of the Corbin series, it was not necessary to have read the previous three books to enjoy this one.
Amanda
Sep 04, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's weird to watch Melissa Grow up and become a woman..because you read about her in Banner O'Brien and now here she is married and everything. But a good book.
Elizabeth
Apr 23, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another great story from Miller. Melissa really has spunk!
Maura
Jul 05, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: historical
A good comfort read. I have read the other books in this series. The couple were fairly believable in their interactions. Not my favorite in the series but not a waste of time either.
Shannon
My favorite of Linda Lael Miller. It's absolutely perfect and so romantic!
Miss Pippi the Librarian
Time Period: 1891
Location: Washington, USA
Allison
Sep 09, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed! Another great book by Linda Lael Miller!
Janet Meeks
Feb 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Always a joy to read Linda Lael Miller!!
Need to read this series in order.
Dash Richardson
Jan 23, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Do not let ppl suggest you into reading this trash. it's horrible. couldn't get half way thru. horrible story line, horrible writing. very disappointed. sorry LLM but this was bad.
Robyn
Sep 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a fun read. I didn't know this was the fourth book in a series, so I will try to find the other three and see if they are as good. I always enjoy reading Linda Lael Miller.
Theresa
also read 07/29/10
Christine (Cagnes)
3.5 stars.
Janice
Aug 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
All of Mrs. Miller's books are a GREAT read!! Always worth read over again!
Teresa
Apr 01, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
2.5
karen
Jan 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A little too much stubbornness on both parts. To love someone that much and be so difficult for so long was too long. I liked this Corbin bunch. Was happy that all truths came out
Stacey
Aug 21, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
:O}
Tory
Dec 03, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First romance novel I ever read! It took me years to track this down based on the plot. Mystery solved!
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