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Publisher's Summary

I pay strangers to sleep with me. I have my reasons....But they're not the ones you'd expect. For starters, I'm a funeral director taking over my dad's business. Not exactly the kind of person you'd expect to fork over cash for the lust and urgency only live skin-to-skin contact can create. Looking at me, you wouldn't have a clue I carry this little secret so close it creases up like the folds of a fan. Tight. Personal. Ready to unravel in the heat of the moment. Unsurprisingly, my line of work brings me face-to-face with loss.

So I decided long ago that paying for sex would be one of the best (and arousing) ways to save myself from the one thing that would eventually cut far too deep. But Sam was a mistake. Literally. I signed on to "pick up" a stranger at a bar, but took Sam home instead. And now that I've felt his heat, his sweat and everything else, can I really go back to impersonal? Let's just hope he never finds out about my other life.

©2009 Megan Hart (P)2009 Audible, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"...the story of a real and complex woman caught in a difficult situation with no easy answers. Well-developed secondary characters and a compelling plot add depth to this absorbing and enticing work." ( Library Journal on Broken)"Ms. Hart is a master of all genres. Her stories grip you from the onset." ( Romance Junkies)

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Boring and Vanilla

Would you try another book from Megan Hart and/or Gia St. Claire?

Not likely

What could Megan Hart have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

The sexual adventures were mundane and boring. Nothing exciting about the main character or her actions.

Would you be willing to try another one of Gia St. Claire???s performances?

Maybe.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Stranger?

Most of the scenes involving her parents or the rest of her family for that matter. That portion of the story didn't relate.

Any additional comments?

I was very disappointed in this book. I have listened to Hart's books in the past and they were much more exciting. I found myself fast forwarding through alot of this book in the second part, listening for excited utterances to stop for, no such luck.Talk about beating a dead horse>>> Didn't think it would ever end.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall

Enjoyable

I enjoyed this book however, I found it a little too far fetched in the reality department but hey
do we read Megan Hart's books for the fantasy or the reality. This book will take you away from real life for the 12 hours or so.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Sara
  • Rosemount, MN, United States
  • 05-30-09

Not Megan Hart's best but still good...

This wasn't her best book in my mind, but it was still a pretty good book...I recommend listening to it!

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  • Allison
  • Jacksonville, FL, United States
  • 12-29-09

Not for me.

Just seems like something a non-author could write. Not interesting. Doesn't flow. I will not waste another one of my credits on these books.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful