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The Angry Man

2.23  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Polly's heart was not really broken.
It had been hurt, though, by her broken romance in England. Thorn Clemance's offer of a job as companioin to the lovely Serena Clemance took Polly to the lush Australian valley where the Clemance brothers conducted agricultural research. But Plly couldn't make any sense of the Clemance household. What was wrong with Serena? Why was she
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Paperback, Harlequin Romance #2318, 189 pages
Published March 1980 by Harlequin Books (first published 1979)
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Margo
Jul 04, 2018 rated it it was ok
The H is secretive, high-handed, and above all, angry. He's also crazy jealous, although the h doesn't recognize it. The OW is vulnerable and must be protected by the H, who has enlisted the h's care to help keep this hothouse flower far from life's cruelties, and other men. I realize I hate these emotional invalid OW's -- they tend to take up so much of the book. Not enough tenderness or affection from the H to make it believable.
Giulia Torre
Oct 16, 2014 rated it liked it
The Angry Man by Joyce Dingwell (1979)
Harlequin Romance #2318

The Angry Man.

How could I not?

First, a detour to cover art. I am working with an artist on the cover of book two of the RiverLust series, Simon’s Story. It’s called Swan Bay.

I don’t believe you can paint a handsome man on the cover of a romance novel. Beautiful heroines? Yes. But the heroes always come off wrong.

Point in fact: The Angry Man cover hero is bleak. Crocodile Dundee with a longer face and shadowed, sunken cheeks. His hair i
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Tonya Warner
Jun 27, 2016 rated it liked it
Polly Kendall is working in Australia, while her home and heart is in England. The six months she was to be away to give her sister a chance at love has been stretched to another six month jaunt. ne where she takes on the task of being a companion for a beautiful girl. A girl that she assumes is the wife of her boss, but then she just does not know what the relationship is.

Thorn Clemance has the task of caring for his cousin's widow. A simple, but beautiful girl that he must protect, even from h
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Melinda
Feb 13, 2015 rated it did not like it
Didn't really like this one. The majority of Joyce Dingwell's books are clean and I enjoy reading them since they are usually set in Australia or New Zealand but this one I couldn't finish. Once the fellow started fondling the female lead and then started unbuttoning her blouse I had had enough.
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Enid Joyce Owen Dingwell, née Starr, was born on 1908 in Ryde, New South Wales, Australia. She wrote as Joyce Dingwell and Kate Starr at 80 romance novels at Mills & Boon from 1931 to 1986. She was the first Austalian writer, who lives in Australia, published at Mills & Boon. Her novel The House in the Timberwood (1959), had been made into a motion picture: The Winds of Jarrah (1983). Her ...more
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