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Powerful Stranger

3.59  ·  Rating details ·  88 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Ryan Landis had always loved and protected Lauren as long as she could remember. He had been a reassuring figure in her childhood. But now she was grown up and making her own decisions. And the last thing she wanted was Ryan interfering in her life. How dared he question her choice of husband! How could he whisk her off to California to work for him without giving her time ...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 288 pages
Published June 1st 1994 by Thorndike Press (first published December 3rd 1993)
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'If I loved someone I'd be willing to sleep in a tent in a field just to be w/ her. Anyone who doesn't feel that doesn't know love. If U want a tidily arranged marriage w/ somebody calculating like Redmond then go ahead !'

'A brand,' he said thickly, ' my brand !'

'I want to kill anyone who looks @ U.'

'Tell me U want to be part of me every minute of your life,' he commanded harshly.

'Everyday I intend to own U a little more.'

'I want U w/ me always. I'll never let anyone take U from me...'

'U'd bette
Jan 01, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: hqn-presents
Besotted fool. TSTL Heroine. Mother that should know better. Gold digging OM. Evil OW.

Everyone gets the fact that he is absolutely crazy crackers for the heroine, EXCEPT the heroine.
This could have been should have been 5 stars, except the heroine kept getting in the way.

I love patricia wilson. She is absolutely amazing. They are step sibs with no hang-ups until she brings a fiance home to meet the family and of course her step-brother.

Kaycee ❤️
I pulled this one off the pile as part of my "vintage-old-HP" binge. And I just couldn’t resist a book that has my favorite trope on it. The older hero/younger heroine trope is as old as romance. Yep, always does it for me. Some may find it a little weird, annoying or a little tiring but I find it comforting! That's why I really enjoyed this book so much despite the fact that the heroine annoyed me sometimes. But I enjoyed how she drives him crazy and how he drives her mad because from there spa ...more
Dec 30, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Heroine got on my nerves after a while. TSTL springs to mind, and if I read about her "sophistication" one more time I would have screamed I think! Liked the hero though, and nice love story. It's nice to have it the other way round for once, as in heroine not in love with hero and having no idea hero loves her!
Jan 04, 2012 rated it liked it
I don't know why I keep reading Patricia Wilson -- I just find her stories way too obvious. There's no tension for me when it's extremely obvious that the hero is in love with the heroine. This one wasn't as bad as some others, but still not a very exciting read.
April Brookshire
Aug 26, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: harlequin
Typical harlequin where the much older stepbrother and the stepsister he helped raise hook up.

It was entertaining, with lots of misunderstandings and a change of scene from England to California.

Feb 06, 2013 rated it liked it
ah disappointing? sad maybe? I'm not overwhelmed so the questioning started,sometimes it's insightful if book doesn't capture your attention well,and u get to see that even in Romanceland wonderful hero is captured by looks and gloss, because something is amiss-maybe if heroine or other man was better portraited this way I just kept feeling that hero is deluded,but lets hope for HEA after... But his arrogance is really appealing -never thought I'd say that for a harlequin hero-he's a man on a mi ...more
Looking for real Immature Heroine Books?I assure you,this book is for you!
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