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Michelle Cabot has inherited her father's Florida cattle ranch and a mountain of debt. To make matters worse, a huge chunk of that debt is owed to the neighboring rancher, her nemesis, John Rafferty.

Nothing shocks Rafferty more than discovering that the spoiled, pampered rich girl he once despised is painstakingly trying to run the Cabot ranch herself, working the land with desperation - the only thing she has left. He likes this new Michelle and decides to make her his woman. What he doesn't know is that underneath Michelle's cool, polished facade lies heartache, secrets, and the raw determination to live life as her own woman. But Rafferty isn't about to take no for an answer.

©2015 Linda Howard (P)2015 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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Michelle has no reason to trust men~ 5 STARS

PLOT: Spoiled/ Diva Michelle finds she owes HUNKY Rancher John Rafferty a fortune. How will he collect it? LOL

Michelle Cabot was raised pampered and spoiled. She spent her days shopping and socializing with her snooty rich gal pals. On the death of her father she inherits his ranch only to find there is NO money and plenty of DEBT. Michelle discovers an IOU... her father "borrowed" $100,000 from HUNKY Rancher John Rafferty. With no way to pay the bills John and Michelle strike a "deal" with some of her land traded for the debt. John decides Michelle is not only gorgeous but he is VERY attracted to her. John has always been Michelle's unrequited love. the passion results in a blazing HOT affair.......When Michelle moves in....... John is now thinking about Michelle NIGHT and DAY...He can barely 'concentrate' on his ranch work......LOL..... Michelle has secrets of her own. She had been abused by her ex husband. When a mysterious car runs Michelle off the road she wonders..... could her ex husband be stalking her? John not only must protect Michelle but must earn her love and trust. This is an early Linda Howard and one of her better ones. The passion is HOT. Both John and Michelle are likeable and hold our interest. Amy Landon is excellent as the reader and clearly one of the BEST Dreamscape has so far. I give this 5 STARS all the way. Also try Duncan's Bride by Linda Howard available on audible. Look for White Lies by Linda Howard and Dreamscape in December.

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Could have done without it

Skipped to the end. I wish that the narrator had not tried to do the manly voices--should have just read it. Maybe that's the reason the book didn't have the drama/mystery that most LH's are. Will probably try to return it.

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great story

I love this story I think it would have had more impact if john was played by a man. but over all great book

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Linda Howard /love

Just because you think you know some doesn't mean you do. Some times it is the way you look

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Another great Linda Howard story

Don’t let the bad review about narrator’s rendition of a male voice keep you from reading story. It’s too good of a story. The narration gets better as you get into story.

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Another Linda Howard winner!

I love the way Ms Howard allows us to know her characters. You can so easily picture in your mind the way they look, think and react. She never leaves the reader hanging on even the smallest detail. This is a good story and The narrator does s good job job with it.

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One of my all time Favorite books....

With the WORST narration,ever!!! Such a shame,I bought the audiobook because I have read,and re=read this book several times,but the narration was dry and mechanical,almost like computer narration. It really ruined the experience for me.. I urge anyone reading this review to READ the book,and SKIP the narration!!

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Heartbreaker

I read this book originally years ago. It is still as good now as it was then. The audible version is excellent. Great narration.

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Weird dialogue and weird moments

This book was strange to me and very dramatic. The author tried way too hard to convince the readers/ listeners that John was masculine. It felt very unnatural to read what happened in certain situations. All throughout this listen I kept rolling my eyes. The beginning was dreadful, so much so that I'm surprised that I actually finished it. I guess I kept waiting for it to redeem itself.

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Enjoyable

What did you like best about Heartbreaker? What did you like least?

Typical Linda Howard, but enjoyable

How did the narrator detract from the book?

She did a decent job with the female voices, but her male voices were painful

Any additional comments?

Narrator makes such a difference for sure, but I did finish the book in one sitting. I enjoyed the story, just the male voices were awful

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