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The Gamble - LaVyrle Spencer
The Gamble
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Format: Unknown Binding
ISBN: 9780006477150 (0006477151)
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 485
Edition language: English
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Romance Books Reviews & Treats rated it
3.0 The Gamble
Prim 34yo milliner is protesting the new saloon close to her store b/c it's taking away from her hat business. Saloon-owner Hero takes her protests as a business challenge & even hires her sewing skills for his dancers' customs. They establish a friendship of sorts along with Hero's unique family of...
Ridley's Reign of Terror
Ridley's Reign of Terror rated it
2.0 The Gamble
I should review this. I have some strong opinions on it. Especially disliked her facile treatment of the post-slavery South. The whole "slavery wasn't so bad if your owner was a swell guy" and the whole "Mammy" thing with the old housekeeper made me angry. Add in a bizarre three-page-long scene invo...
Bookish Shenanigans
Bookish Shenanigans rated it
3+ overall. My first LaVryle Spencer book. Finely detailed imagery and setting, but the story and romance ran a little too slow for my tastes. The secondary characters (and subtle secondary romance) help make the story. Although it was realistic considering his feelings at the time, the nit picky an...
beleth rated it
Una historia muy interesante e intensa, llena de cuestiones morales y de dudas. A pesar de que el final es un poco lento, es un libro maravilloso. ReseƱa completa en http://beldevoradoradelibros.blogspot.com/2010/07/juegos-de-azar-de-lavyrle-spencer.html
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
3.0 The Gamble
Not my favorite Spenser novel. A bit predictable and long, yet it was still well worth the read! She really can't go wrong in her writings.
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