Books by Harper Allen

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Payback

Harper Allen wrote some of my all-time favorite romances. She is noted for her emotional storytelling and strong, often tortured characters. When I heard she would be writing a book for Silhouette Bombshell, I was curious to see how her talents would translate to the line. Her first Bombshell, Payb ...

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Guarding Jane Doe

Not all keepers are created equal. Some are simply wonderful overall, while others have something about them that make them special. Guarding Jane Doe fits in the latter category. I wouldn't have called it a keeper the first time I read it, although I did remember it fondly afterward. Rereading it r ...

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The Man That Got Away

Harper Allen's The Man That Got Away is one of the most original debut romances I've ever come across, and one of my favorites. A time-travel romance with an unusual setting - 1930s Hollywood - it's brimming over with creativity, excitement, emotion and a lot of heart. Most of all, it's just a lot o ...

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The Night in Question

Harper Allen became an auto-buy author for me with her first two books, the remarkable 1930s Hollywood time-travel romance The Man That Got Away and the dazzling jewel-thief-and-bounty-hunter caper Twice Tempted. Since then, she's written a string of solid B-level reads, noteworthy for their strong, ...

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The Bride and the Mercenary

I haven't read a series romance in a very long time, but the Harlequin Intrigue line was one of my favorites. After all, what could be better than a fast-paced, sexy romance paired with a mystery? While The Bride and the Mercenary is an entertaining read, it didn't live up to all my expectations. ...