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One of the Boys

(Americana #30)

3.48  ·  Rating details ·  172 ratings  ·  6 reviews
One Of The Boys by Janet Dailey released on Oct 24, 1980 is available now for purchase.
Paperback, 187 pages
Published December 1980 by Harlequin
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Sandra
Heroine Petra (Pet) Wallis works with a group of male cameramen. She is the only female camerawoman so she tries extra hard to fit in with them. Their new job is working with hero Dane Kingston who is producing a TV variety special which is showcasing a sexy singer (Ruby Gale). Tensions flare between Pet and Dane. Dane thinks Pet is flirting with the men and that she can't do the job. But Pet proves him wrong and that she is just as good as the men. Pet and Dane are also attracted to each other. ...more
Sabrina Bellesbach
You have got to be kidding me. You asshole, I can not forgive Dane's actions, especially, after this line "If I thought she was irreplaceable, I would argue with you. So don't think that you've upset me" Assuring Ruby, after one of her tantrums, about Pet. He could of said that differently.

You scumbag! Petra may forgive you,but I sure as hell will not. I don't care if it was an act, it seemed like an awful convincing show he was putting on. How romantic he deleted the tapes in the end, costing
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Booked
It's the battle of the sexes. It has such a witty entertaining kind chemistry that makes you crave for their banter. She is charming and it would just make sense that he would be the broding kind.

Judy
Jan 09, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book for the first time as a young teen because my mom collected everything by this author. I held some nostalgic memories because I remembered the heroine being successful in a man's job at the time. Rereading it 30-some years later I have some different views. First of all, the heroine smokes. This did not bother me in the early 80's because everyone around me smoked, but now it does. The second thing that impacted me on this read was how much times have actually changed regarding ...more
MissKitty
Jul 20, 2015 rated it it was ok
Super dated. The h is a cameraman on a TV set Nd there are a lot of references to equality of the sexes and her need to be accepted as "One of the boys".
It started out well enough showing her to be feisty and how she stood up for herself to her boss (Hero) since he seemed to be expecting much more from her then the other crew members.
Then suddenly in the middle of the book she turns into a pushover every time he kisses her. I wanted to yell "have some self respect!!"
I also hated that the H was
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Janet Anne Haradon Dailey was an American author of numerous romance novels as Janet Dailey (her married name). Her novels have been translated into nineteen languages and have sold over 300 million copies worldwide.

Born in 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa, she attended secretarial school in Omaha, Nebraska before meeting her husband, Bill. Bill and Janet worked together in construction and land
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