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Ryder's Wife (The Justice Way #1)

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Delaney Ruban left a clause in his will requiring his granddaughter Casey to marry within 48 hours or forfeit her inheritance. Beautiful Casey adored her grandfather and had been groomed by him to rule his financial empire. She refused, however, to let him rule her private life as well. With her back to the wall, she foils his last attempt to force his handpicked husband o ...more
Mass Market Paperback, Silhouette Intimate Moments #817, 249 pages
Published November 1st 1997 by Silhouette Books (first published 1997)
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Ryder's Wife is the first in the series about two brothers. Ryder is the middle one and he adored his father and ran a flying business when in one crash, he survived and his father died. Over-burdened by guilt despite being told it wasn't his fault he ran away, leaving his business and family far behind roaming from place to place trying to forget.

Casey Ruban is a heiress who lost her parents at the age of 6, and went to live with her grandfather and her two half-siblings from her mother's first
Jenn C
Jan 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
I had a paperback copy from when this book was first released but it has since disappeared (into the black hole of lost books - I swear I have a portal in my house ;) However, when I got the Kindle app on my iPod, one of the first books I bought was Ryder's Wife (along with the other two books in the set).

It's classic 1990s Harlequin - the kind I read throughout high school and into university. It's predictable, somewhat dated, slightly cheesy (especially the cover - but then, you don't read Ha
Deb Kendall
Mar 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned
1st book in series. The story of Ryder Justice and Casey Ruban. Casey just found out that her grandfather put in his will that she has to marry in 48 hours to inherit or it goes to her half brother and sister, that go have always just sponged off the families fortune. Her grandfather has raised Casey to take over the family empire but was trying to force her to marry their lawyer Lash. Instead she runs to the flatlands and finds Ryder. He agrees to marry her for 1 year in name only. This is thei ...more
Linda C
Casey Ruban has been raised by her grandfather to take over Ruban Industries when he dies. However, when he does go he leaves a stipulation that she must marry in 48 hours and reside with her husband for a year in order to inherit. He had his lawyer in mind and the lawyer went along with this stipulation, but his name was not mentioned. Casey storms off and finds her own husband in a bar in the flat lands, Ryder Justice. Ryder has spent 8 months drifting, since the day his plane was hit by light ...more
"She turned again, this time putting herself between the men and the door. I need something all right.....she cleared her throat and took a deep breath...."

"I don't need a tow truck. I need a man. I need a husband.....I'm willing to marry the first unattached man who's got the guts to stand with me against my family. I'll live with you. Cook your food. I'll even share your bed."

Moments later.

"What did you call me?" he asked. Oh, Lord. "Ryder. I meant to say, Ryder."

Aaagghhh! I couldn't handle th
Mollie *scoutrmom*
Jul 18, 2011 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of contemporary romance
Shelves: romance, read-in-2011
Book one in "The Justice Way" trilogy. We know from her later work that Sala is a great suspense author, this book helps show why. It contains just a hint of the paranormal.

The protagonists and secondary characters all show character growth. The heroine is a gutsy rich dame whose impulse control is a bit weak. The hero is learning to get past guilt for an accident that was not his fault but cost the life of a loved one. The villain is a crooked attorney, the last in an old Southern family tryin
First in the Justice Way series. Middle brother Ryder. A nice story of an arranged marriage in order to inherit. The hero was running from a tragedy in his life and agrees to marry the heroine, an heiress. He is nice to her and stands up for her which is a nice thing to see. Well written as are all Sala's stories. I did notice though that I've seen her use a bad guy almost exactly like this in a later book.
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Have read this book so many times it fell apart. LOVED LOVED LOVED it. (Bought another copy on Ebay that might have to be replaced as well).
A must read if you are a Sharon Sala fan.
The other 2 in this series are just as good and are also must reads.
Nancy Skillin
Jun 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
I give this book 4.5 stars at least.. This book was published in 1997 and has only had 225 reviews which is a damn shame.. Well written, great story. People just don't know this Author well I guess. Please take time to check this book out!!!
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Shelves: fiction, 1999
Typical early Sharon Sala fare.
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Shelves: did-not-finish, 2016
DNF 75%
Dec 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
definitely good :):):)
Aug 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Great book! Love the Ryder character. I hope she will write a sequel some day! Love Sharon Sala's books!
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Once again Saly's review sums it up beautifully.
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Sharon Sala is a long-time member of RWA, as well as a member of OKRWA. She has 100 plus books in print, published in five different genres – Romance, Young Adult, Western, Fiction, and Women’s Fiction. First published in 1991, she’s an eight-time RITA finalist, winner of the Janet Dailey Award, five-time Career Achievement winner from RT Magazine, five time winner of the National Reader
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