The Awakening

The Awakening

by Jude Deveraux

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Overview

Amanda Caulden led a sheltered life on her father's California ranch -- until the day Hank Montgomery stormed into town. A hot-blooded union organizer with a taste for ladies and fine champagne, he sensed the fire that smoldered beneath her prim, virtuous beauty...and he vowed to make her his.
Hank's assault on her orderly life made Amanda furious -- and all the more enticing. Slowly, he drew her into a world of sensuous pleasure: sumptuous meals and moonlit dances, carefree laughter and stolen kisses...gently stirring the sleeping embers of passion. But even as a fierce love rose between them, violent rebellion threatened to destroy the Caulden ranch -- and their lives!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743454438
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication date: 02/01/2004
Series: Montgomery Dynasty Series
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 99,389
File size: 666 KB

About the Author

Jude Deveraux is the author of more than forty New York Times bestsellers, including Moonlight in the Morning, The Scent of Jasmine, Scarlet Nights, Days of Gold, Lavender Morning, Return to Summerhouse, and Secrets. To date, there are more than sixty million copies of her books in print worldwide. To learn more, visit JudeDeveraux.com.

Hometown:

Connecticut

Date of Birth:

September 20, 1947

Place of Birth:

Fairdale, Kentucky

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The Awakening 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Romancier More than 1 year ago
One of my favorites: forbidden love, challenging authority, et al
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this book is a classic because all the elements come into is there is confussion,hate,diseption and of course love. Amanda is a confused adult that lives her life by what taylor her tutior/fieance until she meets dr. montgomery and her live changes forever.
TheBooknerd on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I run hot and cold with this one. On the one hand, the story is rather bland and uninspired. Boy meets girl, girl dislikes boy, boy convinces girl to get over herself, and they live happily ever after. There's more to it, yes, but it's really quite forgettable. On the other hand, the characters in this book are more likable than those found in much of Deveraux's other work. So while this book may be particularly exciting, it's at least not as aggravating as some.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Worth the read. The characters had something to them. Loved Dr.Montgomery! Interesting story showing the begining of the unions, shows why they were really needed in the begining.
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Solstice-Ballad1 More than 1 year ago
This was pretty much the same story as "The Princess." Only Aria had a lot more sass and personality than Amanda. Jude Deveraux's "The Temptress" and "The Heiress" were along the same story line as well. Though all the Montgomery stories are definitely catchy.