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Wildest Hearts

Narrated by: Amy McFadden
Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (138 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Annie Lyncroft knew her scheme was outrageous. She'd come to the elegant penthouse to meet Oliver Rain, the richest and possibly the most dangerous man in the Pacific Northwest. Annie needed this sensual, secretive corporate maverick for what she was about to propose. Marriage! With her brother Danny missing after a mysterious plane crash, Annie is struggling to protect his hot electronics company from the sharks who think he's not coming back.

But fanciful, ethical Annie - who usually runs a bizarre bric-a-brac shop knows Danny's alive, and she's determined to keep his company safe by putting his biggest investor at the helm. When Oliver actually says yes to the marriage of convenience, Annie dreamily envisions a few platonic weeks of helping him become a sensitive New Age guy. Oliver has a different plan; his cold, gorgeous eyes have been watching Annie, and he sees his chance to seduce the beautiful schemer.

Love is the wild card destined to teach these two strong-willed opposites a lesson: icy control might run the business world, but all hell is about to break loose in the passionate territory of the heart.

©1993 Jayne Ann Krentz (P)2018 Tantor

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I remember....

I read this in paperback back in the early 90s. Sure it’s dated: no cellphones, no internet, no hookups but what I liked about it then is what I like about it now, a spunky, speak her mind, if he doesn’t meet her half way she’ll go her own way, non-baby track heroine.

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A Great KRENTZ Classic!!

I've enjoyed thus book many times since I first read it in the 90's. The audio version brings added depth to the characters and highlights the humor.

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Not a favorite

I love Jayne Ann Krentz but, while well written, this leaves me angry. The female protagonist always assumes she know best. The male lead is a hard man for very obvious reasons but she just steam rolls over him pushing her own thoughts and agenda on what is right and not considering his actual feelings ( and valid reasoning) at all. Not sure if it's the portrayal of her by the narrator but she comes off as holier than thou and a know it all.
Having said that, it is very well written to elicit such as strong reaction in me. (I am angry on his behalf).

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This is one of my favorite stories.

I like the play between the many characters.
The naration was okay, it didn't make me like the story less.

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  • CCW
  • USA
  • 01-09-19

Excellent balance of intrigue and romance

Excellent balance of intrigue and romance. Well developed reasoning for why the hero has the problems he does and how the heroine is able to help him overcomes those personal problems. The villain is excellently unexpected; not a predictable end to the intrigue. The performances excellently done and it is easy to track who is speaking and what is internal monologue.

Note: There are a few cases where I kept thinking, “why don’t they just call or text each other”, then the end credits said this was originally written in 1993, before cell phones and the internet, so it’s not actually bad writing that they can’t communicate sometimes or just find information online.

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Wildest Hearts

Jayne Anne Krentz has written another best-selling novel. A strong, stubborn, sexy hero and a sweet, caring, sensitive heroine

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Not The Best

I’m a long-time fan of Krentz in all her incarnations, and this is the weakest I have encountered from her.

The male protagonist is so thoroughly unlikable, even at the end, that his behavior borders on abuse.

The female protagonist is an obnoxious, pushy ditz.

Together, they are the opposite of sexy.

This lack of appeal is compounded by a narrator who sounds like the cast of Fargo on speed, even during more intimate parts of the story; her awkward, misplaced word and syntax emphasis made me both cringe and laugh at various times.

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  • tricia
  • glendale, AZ, United States
  • 06-26-18

another great story!!

another great story by a most fabulous author!! She never fails to keep me entertained!!

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  • Sandra A.Lambe
  • 06-26-18

enjoyable reading

I enjoyed the whole book it had everything I like in it love intrigue suspense and that was the best ending and I'm still smiling