First read this as a loan from Galashiels Public Library in 1970s.

Basic plot: 2 humanoid aliens are stranded on Earth. The male becomes the subject of an investigation by a young female newspaper reporter. The female marries an engineer in the Space Program. She uses sex to extract information from him, as she is desperate to return home. I won't spoil the ending.

I think it was a yellow jacket cover, but I might well be wrong.

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    You can spoil the end it if you use the spoiler protection you can find here. – Bebs V Feb 23 '17 at 14:08
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    Go ahead and spoil it. Spoilers are expected in story-identification questions; withholding information is frowned on. – user14111 Feb 23 '17 at 14:28
  • Yellow jacket? Was it a Gollancz book? That would narrow it down. Here's a gallery of lots of their covers, including many from the 70s and before. This page has a link to a spreadsheet of just their current titles, all 3357 of them. – sjl Feb 24 '17 at 0:46

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