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Running Wild (Men from Battle Ridge, No 1) (The Men from Battle Ridge) (edition 2012)

by Linda Howard, Linda Jones

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Title:Running Wild (Men from Battle Ridge, No 1) (The Men from Battle Ridge)
Authors:Linda Howard
Other authors:Linda Jones
Info:Ballantine Books (2012), Mass Market Paperback, 400 pages
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This romantic suspense was okay. The plot was interesting and the ending was exciting but most of the story moved kind of slow with the main characters ruminating about the same things over and over. I skimmed a lot. Carlin is running from crazy ex-boyfriend when she ends up in Wyoming and works as a cook for rancher Zeke.
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  Dawn772 | Jan 29, 2015 |
Wonderful book but I always read Linda Howard books anyway plus I love cowboys. ( )
  gromine | Jul 2, 2014 |
bought for the ultimate and wild challenges from the thrift store; Carlin is living off the grid, after a psycho cop she dates becomes obsessed with her, killing her friend who he mistakes for her. She lands outside of Battle Ridge Wyoming, as a housekeeper/cook for a very sexy rancher, Zeke. Zeke and Carly try to fight their attraction, since Carly knows she's not staying...only earning enough money to get to the next town. But being with Zeke makes her want to stop running, and a slip up by one of the acquaintances brings the deadly ex, Brad, to the towns' doorstep. ( )
  nancynova | Apr 12, 2014 |
3.75 stars

I feel like this has been done already, but it was entertaining. ( )
  mearias | Sep 23, 2013 |
I've been disappointed in most of Howard's recent releases. Though this isn't in the same league as some of her old favorites - Heart of Fire, etc - it was a major improvement over her other recent books.

The combination of Howard and Jones writing together works well, if this novel is anything to go by. For the first time in years I'm sorry the story ended. ( )
  cranberrytarts | Sep 22, 2013 |
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Carlin Reed lives in fear, off the grid, moving from place to place. So Battle Ridge, Wyoming, a small town in the middle of nowhere, seems like a good place to lie low for a while. But after becoming cook and housekeeper to cattle rancher Zeke Decker, Carlin suspects that she’s made her first mistake. Rugged, sexy, and too distracting for his own good, Zeke is pure temptation mixed with something deep and primal that makes Carlin feel almost safe. Soon things are getting way too hot in the kitchen.

Zeke doesn’t challenge Carlin’s terms: cash, dead bolts, and no questions. It is easy to see that she’s a woman in trouble. Problem is, he’s so blindsided by his attraction to her he can’t think straight. Zeke tries to stay all business, no complications—but that game plan is sabotaged the second Carlin gets under his skin. And when her terrifying past follows her to the ranch, Carlin faces a heartbreaking choice: run away from the man she loves, or put him in the crosshairs of a madman.
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Carlin Reed, who is hiding from a murderous stalker, takes a job as cook and housekeeper to cattle rancher Zeke Decker and has trouble resisting her attraction to him, despite her worries about her past catching up to her.

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