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The Reluctant Hero

(1994)
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Raised with limited peer interaction, Ernestine St Bennett hasdifficulty interpreting social cues. At twenty-five she's become aloner; a shy nerd immersed in her scientific studies, whose best friendis her pet fish, Waldo.

Then Ernestine meets Simon Prime, who'sobviously a nerd, too! Sympathizing with his social dysfunction, Erniedecides to help poor Simon increase his self-esteem and thus enhance his social standing. Using principles learned in her fish studies, she'llsimply turn Simon from meek to macho.

What Ernestine doesn't know (but Waldo suspects) is that Simon Prime is really ex-cop, privateinvestigator Sam Pierce in disguise. A man who definitely doesn't needhis masculinity enhanced!

Genre: Romance

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Paperback Editions

May 1994 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Reluctant Hero (Silhouette Romance)
Author(s): Sandra Paul
ISBN: 0-373-19016-6 / 978-0-373-19016-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Books
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