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That Perfect Someone: A Malory Novel (Malory Family #10)

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Nine years ago, Richard Allen fled England and his controlling father. Determined to live his own life, he took to the sea and settled in the Caribbean, joining a band of treasure-hunting pirates and adopting the persona of a carefree, seductive Frenchman named Jean Paul to guard the secrets of his past. When he slips back into England to carry out an urgent task, Richard

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Mass Market Paperback, 440 pages
Published April 19th 2011 by Pocket Books (first published 2010)
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KarenH
The blurb for this book here at GR touts it as a Malory novel and lists Georgina Malory as one of the main protagonists. Neither point is true so if you are jonesing for a new Malory installment, you will have to look to a future book. The H/h are, however, guilty by association as the hero, Richard, is friends with Gabrielle (Captive of my Desires) and her husband Drew (Georgina's brother), while the heroine, Julia, is merely a casual acquaintance of the Malory clan in general. James Malory doe ...more
Heather (Let's-Go-Pens-We're-Gonna-Take-This-One)
I'm very saddened by the books that JL has been releasing lately. It seems like she's run out of ideas and is only writing her books to reach a quota.
Please stop using the formulaic Malory plot of having to go on a rescue on the high seas. I still love James, but again, please stop making him beat everyone up. He's in his 40's already, can't he just settle for once?
I miss the feeling of heartbreak that accompanied the reading of her old books; Prisoner of My Desire, Heart So Wild and the Tony/Ja
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Marilena   ⚓
Apr 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned
*4.5 αστέρια*

Απ'τα καλύτερα βιβλία της σειράς!!
Chrissa Vasileiou
Η άποψή μου για το βιβλίο στο site "Book City" και τον παρακάτω σύνδεσμο: Εραστές για πάντα
Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Πάσχα πέρασε, ρέπαρα για μερικές ημέρες, ανάλαφρα βιβλιαράκια ήθελα να διαβάσω, και έτσι, ανάμεσα σε όλα τ' άλλα, επέλεξα και κάποια των εκδόσεων Elxis για να με συντροφεύσουν στις μίνι διακοπές μου. Ένα απ' αυτά ήταν και το "Εραστές για πάντα" της Johanna Lindsey, ο δέκατος τίτλος της σειράς της "Οικογένειας Μάλορι", μια σειρά που έχει τα πάνω και τα κάτω της και που, ωστόσο, αποτελεί μια αρκετά απολαυστική επιλογή για τους φανατικούς του είδους, άσχετα αν εγώ δεν θα έλεγα πως ανήκω σ' αυτούς. ...more
Sa
Feb 10, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book, but I gotta say it has flaws.The MCs' hatred for each other is OTT.Her breaking his nose, him hanging her over a two storey building (what boy is strong enough to do this without accidentally dropping and killing her?!), throwing her in the lake...all this when they were CHILDREN!To an extent his anger was understandable, but he really could have killed her without meaning to.Her anger was ridiculous.Kids say nasty things sometimes and while getting hurt and angry is reasona ...more
Beatrizz1983
Apr 26, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Aunque las últimas novelas de los Malory no han sido para tirar cohetes, ya con el libro de Boyd la cosa empezaba a mejorar... pero esta historia ha sido superior aún.
Reconozco que incluir esta novela dentro de la saga Malory.. es un poco pretencioso por parte de la Lindsey, ya que ningún parentesco o lazo sanguíneo los une.... pero siguen apareciendo los personajes más carismáticos de la saga.. por lo menos para mí, James Malory y Georgina.
Me he divertido, y me lo he leído en un pis pas... y no
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Sandes gii
4,5/5

Es un libro que me gustó mucho y creo que es el primer libro que leo sobre esta autora. Me gusta que me pareció muy divertido ciertas escenas. También me gustó mucho personaje de richard porque parecía que fuera una mala persona pero en el fondo era muy bueno con julie. También me pareció muy divertida las escenas cuando eran niños mi favorita cuando lo empuja al lago. Odio al padre de richard y me gustó mucho el personaje del hermano. Mi libro favorito son los que dé un paso pasa del amor
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Nisha
I'll be honest, I'm a little (ok, alot) disappointed about JL's recent contributions to HR. I absolutely couldn't finish the last book with Boyd and secret Malory heroine (oh, kill me now). But unexpectedly, this book was pretty enjoyable.

The hero is our favorite rogue, Richard Allen, aka. Jean Paul. He's much more exciting than the rest of the Andersons, I must say. And Richie has a past, or actually a childhood engagement with the heroine, Julia Miler. Unfortunately, both of them hate each oth
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Jessi
Part of the Malory series, this book tucks in nicely with the rest of the books. It is... dare I say it... much more like the first books in this series (which I adored) than some of the later ones (which I've judged to be "meh"). The story is fabulous! But not the use of exclamation points! There are a lot of them! It reads more like teen fan-fic sometimes than a Johanna Lindsey, well-respected, seasoned author!
Julia Miller's family is not haute ton. They're not even ton, just fabulously wealth
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MountainKat
Jan 21, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio, ebook
Well, that was more like the Johanna Lindsey I loved when I started reading romance oh so many years ago!

I really enjoyed Richard and Julia's story! I like both the characters and how they came together Having been engaged since they were children and enemies almost as long, they had to almost start over as strangers - literally! I liked how the two families were the antithesis of each other, one loving and one controlling. Her loving her father made his hating his father even more real for me.
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Amelia Fransisca
TPS seharusnya gak perlu masuk list Malory Saga *gak rela*
soalnya hero n heroine nya gak ada darah Malory ato Anderson.
Richard n Julia critanya cm 'kenalan' ni the Malorys...


Richard n Julia udah di tunangkan sejak Julia brumur 1tahun.
Pd umur 5thn Julia pertama kali brtemu dgn tunangan nya yg saat itu brumur 11thn.
Richard sangat membenci ayahnya sang tiran aka Earl of Manford, jd pas pertama ktemu Julia, dia langsung benci stengah mati..
Julia pun merasakan hal yg sama.
Mereka sepakat utk saling me
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Tonya Warner
Julia has been betrothed practically since birth. Her first meeting with her husband-to-be was when she was five, but it went horribly wrong, as did every meeting they had until Richard disappearred from England. Wanting him to like her, his animosity wounded her, and since she was just a child, she struck out drawing blood nearly every time.



Richard's father was a very cruel man, and he wanted nothing to do with making his father richer by marrying Julia for her money.The anger he felt for the m
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Lena Papanikolaou

Άκρως εθιστικό το δέκατο βιβλίο της σειράς Mallory -Aderson . Ρίτσαρντ Άλεν ο παλιός αρραβωνιαστικός και Τζούλια Μίλερ η πλούσια κληρονόμος είναι οι δύο αξιαγάπητοι ήρωες που θα σας κρατήσουν συντροφιά στην νέα ιστορία της Johanna Lindsay.Τα σκήπτρα κρατά ο έρωτας που θριαμβεύει για ακόμη μια φορά! Οι εραστές για πάντα έρχονται να σας ταξιδέψουν σε μια αξιολάτρευτη ιστορία αγάπης γεμάτη από έντονους διαλόγους, διαφωνίες και ανατροπές.
Δυο χαρακτήρες τελείως διαφορετικοί με μια προιστορία χρόνω
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Lynsey A
Well, this book wasn't too bad. However, I gave it three stars because it took me half the book to like either the hero or the heroine. I wanted to slap Richard for his obsession with Georgina and Julia seemed just a bit of an insensitive brat. Later though, they grew on me. The end was quite satisfying. I was afraid Johanna Lindsey was going to try and turn the horrible father into a better man but she didn't. He got what he deserved.

It was very nice to visit with the Malory's again. I love the
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Raine
Kinda boring. I ended up skipping over some parts. Not as great as some of Johanna Lindsey's older books. I didn't really believe how he could all of a sudden fall in love with her since there was really nothing that she showed him that he could love. She didn't really DO anything that might make him fall in love with her and vice versa.
Brandy *Ahviel*
Okay I loved this book, however when author talked about James's son Jermey and his wife I felt lost. Was I missing a book? Most of the characters were talked about which was nice.
Overall this was a good read
Kamy
Jan 02, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Aly
Mar 04, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed the story... there were some expected plot turns, and some surprises as well. There were no doubts as to how it would conclude, but I enjoyed watching the characters get there nonetheless. However the writing was not fantastic. I didn't actually believe the characters were English from their language, aside from a few "a'tall"s tossed in. This is my first Malory novel, and with no background of the characters I could easily see which characters must have been in the other books. ...more
Anne Osterlund
Nov 11, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Julia has one major impediment to a perfect social season in London. Her fiancé.
Who . . .

a. Hasn’t set foot in England for nine years.
b. Once dangled her upside down over a balcony.
c. She can’t wait to have declared dead.

There’s just one slight hang-up: the guy she singles out at the masquerade party as her first real possibility once her marriage contract is declared null and void—Yep, turns out to be the same fiancé.

Johanna Lindsey’s MALLORY books are like candy. At least one should be devoure
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Vidya Azzizi
Jan 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Despite the fact that neither of the hero or heroine has the name Malory or Anderson in it, I have to admit, among all Malory-Anderson series that Johanna Lindsey wrote, this one is my favorite. It was kinda unpredictable, not in a good way, but Johanna Lindsey wrapped it up very nicely with a nice touch of humor. I read this 2 years ago, yet, I still find myself reaching for this book in my spare time.
Isa
Dec 10, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hacía más de diez años que no leía nada de Lindsey. Y quizás porque he leído tanto que me ha descolocado un par de frases modernas cuando antes no me pasaba.
Los Mallory me agotaron en el pasado y ahora no han sido menos, pero creo que, aunque la novela está bien narrada, la historia de amor flojea.
Sin embargo, me ha enganchado y gustado.
Debbie
Jun 27, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A Malory Novel, one that I somehow managed to miss when it was released last year. I really LOVE the Malory series. And I really enjoyed this book, but it really wasn't a Malory book. Members of the Malory family were involved in the story here and there, but the hero and heroine were just friends/acquaintances of some Malory family members.
Ashley Smith
Feb 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction
I loved this book. Excellent characters who grew and adapted as the story went along. A story that held its weight and was believable, and just the right mixture of pirates, adventure, and love. If you're looking for a book that takes you back to another lifetime, this is the book for you.
Blanca P.
Es entretenida, una "clásica" novela romántica, que te quedas con un buen recuerdo de ella, pero sin más.
Tawnya
May 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Love the Malory novels, and each one seems to top the last one.
juliet
Aug 10, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I've realized I can't read these kinds of books anymore. Either I've outgrown them or these series are getting cheesy and ridiculous. Bottom line, I want my money back.
Rebecca
The Malory novel that isn't really a Malory novel.
I didn't appreciate having to rehash all the previous stories...again.
Richards' background and story is captivating, although his pursuit of Georgina Malory is just idiotic.
I like that the characters a rediscovering and reforming their opinions of each other since childhood.
The pacing and development of the story is good, but it's just missing a certain passion in the writing that was present in Lindsey's earlier works.
Lisa Beyor
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another Good Johanna Lindsey book

I have been reading Johanna Lindsey books for more years then I care to think of and I will say the Malory series is one of my favorites. This book is listed under Malory Series even though the two main characters are not Malory or Anderson but close enough plus the added bonus of having some of the family as secondary characters. This book was fun and romantic which is normal for Johanna Lindsey. I would definitely recommend this book!!!
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Johanna Helen Howard was born on March 10, 1952 in Germany, where her father, Edwin Dennis Howard, a soldier in the U.S. Army was stationed. The family moved about a great deal when she was young. Her father always dreamed of retiring to Hawaii, and after he passed away in 1964 Johanna and her mother settled there to honor him.

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Malory Family (1 - 10 of 12 books)
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