A Willful Woman…

Thoughts about books from a romance addict.

The Probably-Not-So-Big Harlequin Presents Read #7

on June 26, 2014

Dear Stranger by Anne Hampson


Well, it has to be said. That is one butt-ugly cover.

Best line: “Before her dreamy gaze rose the vision of a slim young giant, sinewed and dark, with classical Greek features etched in stone, with remarkable dull-green eys and a widow’s peak cutting a wedge into his low and noble brow.”

Notes of interest: Three out of three books so far in which the hero is a widowed father and the heroine fixes everything wrong in the lonely child’s life. I think we’re still sex free.

I DNF’d this one. The situation was exceptionally icky — the heroine was the hero’s adoptive sister and grew up with him — and it was dull as ditchwater on top of it. If you’re going to be gross, at least be interesting.

4 responses to “The Probably-Not-So-Big Harlequin Presents Read #7

  1. Miss Bates says:

    As dull as “his dull-green eyes.” Ah, wouldn’t that be mud? I’m getting a super-kick out of these vintage HP mini-reviews. Keep’em comin’, please!

  2. willaful says:

    Damn, opportunity missed!

  3. kaetrin says:

    I totally misread the quote at first and thought it said “…and a wedgie…” LOLOL

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