Book Reviews of Bound By Marriage (Silhouette Desire)

Bound By Marriage (Silhouette Desire)
Bound By Marriage - Silhouette Desire
Author: Nalini Singh
ISBN-13: 9780373767816
ISBN-10: 0373767811
Publication Date: 2/13/2007
Pages: 192
Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 43 ratings
Publisher: silhouette
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Excellent book - first book by this author and it won't be the last. Very Alpha male character, female is smart and determined. Good quick read.
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Pretty good read. First time I ever read this author and would pick up another of her books.
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This is the first book I have read by Singh that is not a paranormal romance. I love her paranormal romance. This book is okay.

Gabe is very much like the shifters in her other series but without shifting abilities. I think he goes beyond alpha and is such a jerk to Jess that I wonder how she could fall in love with him. It might have worked a little better if his random acts of kindness were geared towards Jess a little bit more.

Jess is weaker than I expected. She doesn't stand up for herself enough. She says she is not going to be a doormat but she is for the most part. I did like the growth she encounters in her relationship with her best friend/"love" of her life. I think she does a lot of "go with the flow and wish for the best" but ultimately if things don't go well, she will do what she needs to do.

It is really hard to like Gabe but the book kept me captivated. So I would say it was a decent read. I will check out more of Singh's non-paranormal stuff.
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New Zealand set contemporary. Artist heroine marries rancher heroice in marriage of convenience to preserve family property.
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A deal with the devil...How else to dexribe the pact Jessica Randall had made with wealthy New Zealand rancher Gabe Dumont? In exchange for marriage and an heir, he would save her family property.
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How else to describe the past Jessica Randall had made with wealthy New Zealand rancher Gabe Dumont? In exchange for marriage and an heir, he would save her family property. The agreement was calculating, completely devoid of any tenderness, just like the man himself.

Their relationship was supposed to be a simple arrangement. Instead, it was fraught with secrets and mistrust, jealousy, and ultimatums--emotions that wouldn't allow her to maintain the distance she needed. Worse, the sizzling attraction between them made this marriage of convenience decidedly inconvenient.
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How else to describe the pact Jessica Randall had made with wealthy New Zealand rancher Gabe Dumont? In exchange for marriage and an heir, he would save her family property. The agreement was calculating, completely devoid of any tenderness, just like the man himself.

Their relationship was supposed to be a simple arrangement. Instead, it was fraught with secrets and mistrust, jealousy and ultimatums-emotions that wouldn't allow her to maintain the distance she needed. Worse, the sizzling attractions between them made this marriage of convenience decidedly inconvenient.
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How else to describe the pact Jessica Randall had made with wealthy New Zealand rancher Gabe Dumont? In exchange for marriage and an heir, he would save her family property. The agreement was calculating, completely devoid of any tenderness, just like the man himself. Their relationship was supposed to be a simple arrangement. Instead, it was fraught with secrets and mistrust, jealousy and ultimatums - emotions that wouldn't allow her to maintain the distance she needed. Worse, the sizzling attraction between them made this marriage of convenience decidedly inconvenient.