Poppy West, genius and legendary code-cracker, needs a hideaway.Her borrowed desert island seems perfect—until she discovers the owner is the most dangerously sexy man she has ever laid eyes on… Sebastian Reyne never intended to teach Poppy all the delightful, enticing mysteries of flirtation. A patient man, Poppy West, genius and legendary code-cracker, needs a hideaway. But her clueless attempts at cracking the dating code bring out the rescuer in him, the teacher in him, even the gentleman in him. Until Poppy's skills start to exceed his own.…Overall rating -- 4.5 stars I really loved this book!Kelly Hunter has always had a weakness for fairytales, fantasy worlds, and losing herself in a good book.She is married with two children, avoids cooking and cleaning, and despite the best efforts of her family, is no sports fan!Andrew Hagstrom emigrated from Sweden and established a Graphic Arts business in New York City in 1916.He purchased the copyrights to Dolph and Street Co. Because of his unique style and easy to read format, his street and road maps became popular in the New York metropolitan area around the 1930's and 40's.1 deck, which was introduced in 1901 and discontinued in 1907, with a "D" code on the ace (pictured below). This strongly suggests that the date code was indeed used at least as early as 1901.
Poppy is shy & mousy but she is smart & courageous. Kelly Hunter 's writing style is so fresh, so breezy, her dialogue is so amusing, so flirty that I kept smiling non stop while reading this delightful book. KH's characters are perfect with their flaws & insecurities.Poppy's spray jacket came off and the life jacket went on and then her jacket went back on over the top of that, never mind the skipper's silent amusement. ' he asked for the umpteenth time.' Yes,' said Poppy for the umpteenth time.' He knows.'' Because I can't get him on the radio.'' I know.' Mal had been trying to contact Sebastian Reyne every ten minutes for the past hour. Fisherman Mal had also wanted to put a couple of Marlin lines out and strap Poppy into the fighting-fish chair on the way across, seeing as Poppy was already paying him top dollar for the run, but Poppy had disabused him of that notion fast.' No, thank you,' she'd told him politely. I look at the ocean and it's bottomless and the only way is down.Poppy is shy & mousy but she is smart & courageous.my only complaint is the end, it seems very rushed to me, the book ends just after the declaration of love. Cracking the Dating Code is a fun and light-hearted story about a brilliant cryptologist who is looking to break the code to a government encrypted file and locate her missing brother and a oil-rigger who is dealing with the recent tragedy of a rig explosion that killed one of his men and seriously wounded another.A reliable way to date decks made by the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC) is the dating code printed on the ace of spades or joker at the time it was manufactured. REV.', 'PLAYING CARDS,' and 'CLASS A.' Both stamps have have '7 CENTS' in the center row of the cancellation, and they were cancelled by the U.