SAVE 20% in the FALL SALE! - PLUS FREE USA Shipping. See Details Here

Thriftbooks.com - Spend Less. Read More.


Welcome to Thrift Books


Sign up today for Thrift Books' emails and receive exclusive offers, special deals and email-only discounts.


  sign up

Free Shipping on all USA orders
loading...
Adding to Wish List ...
An error has occurred. Please try re-loading the page.
Add to Existing List
Add to New List
Add
Night Fever (Mira Hardbacks)
Stock image - cover art may vary
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 0373770758
ISBN-13: 9780373770755
Publisher: HQN Books
Release Date: December, 2005
Length: 384 Pages
Weight: 1.3 pounds
Dimensions: 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.4 inches
Language: English
   
   

Night Fever (Mira Hardbacks)

Rate it!  
(Avg. 4.6)
Customer Reviews
From
$3.75 Free Shipping
in the USA

List Price: $20.94 Amazon.com
Save $17.19 (82% off)

Rebecca Cullen has her hands full raising her teenage brothers, running a farm, and earning a living. When one of her brothers is arrested, she has no choice but to appeal to D.A. Rourke Kilpatrick. Can she really trust her heart to a man who has the power to destroy her?

Buy Now Filter by Shipping Prices
Seller Ships From   Condition Copies Price Shipping Qty. Order
Thrift Books WA   Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Motor City Books MI Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Atlanta Book Company GA Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Books Squared TX Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Yankee Clipper Books CT Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Silver Arch Books MO Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Free State Books MD Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Sierra Nevada Books NV Good 1 $3.77 FREE Add to Cart
Green Earth Books OR Acceptable 1 $3.75 FREE Add to Cart
Books Squared TX   Acceptable 1 $3.75 FREE Add to Cart
Yankee Clipper Books CT Acceptable 1 $3.75 FREE Add to Cart
Free State Books MD Acceptable 1 $3.75 FREE Add to Cart
Free State Books MD   Acceptable 1 $3.75 FREE Add to Cart
No Dustjacket

54.6

Customer Reviews

  reprint (under the name Susan Kyle) of an engaging legal thriller romance

Twenty-four years old Rebecca Cullen works as a "mule", the lowest ranked employee at a law firm just outside Atlanta while living nearby on her grandfather's farm in Curry County. She has raised her two younger brothers Mack and Clay since their mom died eight years ago; their dad deserted his family years earlier. Though she worries about their mounting debt and expects to sell the farm soon even knowing that will kill her beloved granddad; her biggest concern is Clay running with a fast crowd whom Becky knows uses crack.

Curry County police arrest Clay on drug charges. County D.A. Rourke Kilpatrick is known for being tough on drug offenders, even young ones as he feels strongly about keeping drugs out of his community. However, to Becky's shock, Rourke is gentle with her and with her sibling who he sees as possible bait to catch the real felons. He also wants more from his virgin that he cherishes, but she fears that his tough love approach to her brother will break her heart.

This reprint (under the name Susan Kyle) is an engaging legal thriller romance starring a courageous heroine who gained too much responsibility too soon and a justice driven D.A. who will do anything legal to keep drugs out of the county. Though the romance seems more fairy tale than real, readers will commiserate with Becky, who has no time for courtships. The legal aspects are cleverly designed so that the audience obtains a taste of justice in that rare metro Atlanta region lacking a population boom (then again this tale takes place in 1990) and the pairing though seemingly odd at first make for a fun Georgian Cinderella romance.

Harriet Klausner
 
  From the back cover:

She had never longed for love like this...

Rebecca Cullen didn't want to fall in love with Rourke Kilpatrick. At 24, she was saddled with the job of raising her teen brothers, tending their Georgia farm, and earning a living--responsibilities that all but choked her hopes for a personal life. Then Becky's brother was arrested on drug charges, and she had to see the district attorney. D. A. Rourke Kilpatrick was notorious for his hard line against drugs. His good looks struck Rebecca as forcefully as his misbegotten blind justice. But to her surprise, he telephoned her, showed sympathy, and seemed to want to get to know her. Then, one night, his lips touched hers, and all she wanted was to feel his strong body against hers--forever. But was the man she fell in love with just using her to investigate a crime? And could she really trust a man who had the power to destroy her--and break her heart?

 
  Night Fever

Back cover reads:
SHE HAD NEVER LONGED FOR LOVE LIKE THIS...
Rebecca Cullen didn't want to fall in love with Rourke Kilpatrick. At 24, she was saddled with the job of raising her teen brothers, tending their Georgia farm, and earning a living-responsibilities that all but choked her hopes for a personal life. Then Becky's brother was arrested on drug charges, and she had to see the district attorney.
D.A. Rourke Kilpatrick was notorious for his hard line against drugs. His good looks struck Rebecca as forcefully as his misbegotten blind justice. But to her surprise, he telephoned her, showed sympathy, and seemed to want to get to know her. Then, one night, his lips touched hers, and all she wanted was to feel his strong body against her-forever. But was the man she fell in love with just using her to investigate a crime? And could she really trust a man who had the power to destroy her-and break her heart?
 
  Night Fever

This was an wxcellent book. When it started Becky kept running into this man with a cigar in his hand and she was getting annoyed by him. Then when her brother got into trouble and she had to talk to the District Attorney and found out that it was him she was shocked. As the book went on I started to hate the District attorney Mr. Kilpatrick because he was using Becky to get to her brother.
Suddenly I started to feel sorry for him because he relized how he felt about her and he knew that she was pregnant but she wouldn't have anything to do with him. I cheered when she married him and I cried at the end when her brother got out of jail thanks to Mr. Kilpatrick.
I definitely recommend this book to read.
 
  A Classic!

Diana Palmer's "Night Fever" is a classic romance that's being re-released for the first time in over a decade. This read is very romantic and sensual and one that will entertain the reader for sure.

Rebecca Cullen has a hard life but she doesn't let that get her down. Her mother died when she was young, her father ran off, one brother insists on hanging with the wrong people, and her grandfather is sick. She works all day at the law office, and comes home to take care of her little family. She is twenty-four and has no social life. What she does have though is a rather entertaining relationship with a man that works in her building. He annoys her, she snipes at him...it's not perfect but it's something. Than her brother Clay gets arrested. It's a well-known fact that the D.A. is hard on crime and harder on crime related to drug use. She knows that there is little she can do but with the help of her boss (another lawyer) she hopes to talk this strict D.A. to accept a possible plea bargain. Imagine her shocked surprise when she finds out that the D.A. is none other than the obnoxious elevator man! No what?

Rourke Kilpatrick takes his job of D.A seriously. When the pretty but young Rebecca comes to is office trying to help her brother he reluctantly agrees but warns that he won't do it again a second time. He has enjoyed their sparing matches in the elevator and he didn't like seeing the downtrodden look in her eye when she came to him for help. This is just the beginning of a relationship that neither can imagine having but at the same time turning their backs on. Will these two lonely people finally find the love that they each deserve?

Rourke and Becky were wonderfully drawn characters. Their romance is very sensual not in action but in how they grow together as a couple. Although at times Becky's naïve nature wears thin, it's still true to her character so readers should be patient when coming to this portion of the story. Ms. Palmer tackles a very dark subject regarding drugs, which is sadly always timely so this read won't seem dated despite the fact that it was originally penned in the early nineties. Truly this is a classic love story and one that I highly recommend.