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Searching the Alaskan wilderness for signs of her missing father, Kathryn Hammond falls in love with Landis Jurrell, a Yukon lumberjack.

The instant Kathryn saw Landis Jurrell, she didn't know what to fear more: the fierce lumberjack or the torrid emotions he ignited in her. The independent beauty had traveled to the Alaskan wilderness to search for her father. Instead she
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Paperback, 606 pages
Published March 12th 1996 by Zebra (first published January 1st 1984)
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Oh dear. Now I've come down to reviewing this book, the last on my to-do list I'll deal with today.

1897, Alaska and Yukon Territory.

The girl:Dumb-as-a-post Kathryn Hammond and another female friend have taken ship to Skagway, Alaska - Kathryn's mother is now dead and she's in search of her father. Not sure why, since he was supposed to be dead, but there you go. The girls get a job in a cookshop and start saving up money. Those lumberjacks leave big tips, all those gold nuggets all over the pla
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Blue Falcon
Sep 30, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: tbr-master-list
This review is of “Golden Torment” by Janelle Taylor.

The book begins with the heroine of the book, Kathryn, hereafter known as Kathy, Hammond, heading to Alaska to find her father, Jake, after her mother, Dorothy, passes. The passage is fraught with peril, as Kathryn becomes the target of several rape attempts, one of which she is saved from by Landis Jurrell, the hero of the book. Kathryn and Landis are attracted to each other, become lovers and marry. There is, however, a lot Kathryn doesn’t
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Jan Craig
Oct 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it

I have read and reread many of Ms. Taylor's books. This one along with her Ecstasy series are my favorites.
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Carrie
Jun 24, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favorites by Janelle Taylor. This novel is exciting, heartbreaking, special and touching. I enjoyed the novel very much and has had a great time getting to know the characters. Katherine and Landis would thaw any ice. Very hot! ;)
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The legendary Janelle Taylor was born on June 28, 1944 in Athens, GA. In 1965, she married Michael Taylor with whom she had two children, Angela Taylor-MacIntyre and Alisha Taylor Thurmond. Ms. Taylor attended the Medical College of Georgia from 1977 to 1979 and Augusta State University from 1980-1981. She withdrew from the latter after she sold her first two novels. Today, she is the author of th ...more

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