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Subject: Romance Recommendation
Date Posted: 8/31/2007 10:15 AM ET
Member Since: 1/28/2007
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I am looking for recommendations for my mom who likes romance with NO thriller aspect. I posted here last time and got some great recommendations.

Please give me book titles and authors though since I am looking to buy Audion CDs with the recommendations.

Thanks! Elizabeth

Date Posted: 8/31/2007 10:58 AM ET
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Hmmm!  Kind of hard these days to find one with zero thriller or action but here's a few I've read recently that MAY qualify:

The Cowboy on her Trail by Janis Reams Hudson, Cinderella's Sweet Talking Marine by Cathie Linz, A Baby on the Ranch by Stella Bagwell

 

Sherri

Date Posted: 8/31/2007 12:24 PM ET
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The McKettrick brothers series by Linda Lael Miller-the first one in the old West.  I haven't read the contemporary ones about their descendants.  An old man promises the ranch to the 1st son to produce a wife and child.  Light hearted fun reads.-McKettricks Choice, Shot-gun Bride, High Country Bride and I think the other one is Short Straw Bride but don't quote me on that.

Date Posted: 8/31/2007 7:52 PM ET
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which recs did she like last time? and by 'thriller' do you mean suspense or sex or both?!  :-)  there's a thread we bumped back up for 'sweet romances'; those would probably fit the bil.

the corset diaries is hilarious though contains a lot of sex and pretty descriptive in places. I bet it would be funny on cd or tape!

the harlequin type romances: harlequin american romance-judy christenberry has some really good storie though I haven't kept up with themall - in papa bear's bed has a bit of 'thriller' though nothing serious like shootouts or anything and is  a great little story. her randall brothers (original 4) are really good. doubt you can find these recorded though.

Curtiss Ann Matlock has nice stories. maybe robyn carr? I just picked up the 2nd ina series by her(down in the valley) and there are a lot of characters and 'life' and some drama but it's not a 'thriller'