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Vendor: Barbour Books
Publication Date: 2009
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Series: Montana Marriages
Petticoat Ranch, Lassoed in Texas Series #1 (rpkgd)Mary ConnealyBarbour Books / 2013 / Trade Paperback$5.99 Retail:
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Fire up your love of romance with Montana Rose, where Cassie Griffin, a seemingly spoiled pregnant woman, is widowed one day and wedded the next. Marrying handyman Red Dawson seems the only alternative to Cassie’s being hitched to a brutal rancher. But can this “china doll” bear exchanging smooth silk for coarse calico? Red was reluctant to be yoked to an unbeliever, but sometimes a man has no choice. Will Red change Cassie’s heart by changing her name? Wade Sawyer is obsessed with saving Cassie from a marriage of convenience. How far will he go make her his own?
Mary Connealy writes romantic comedy with cowboys. She is a Christy Award finalist and a Carol Award winner. She is the author of the Lassoed in Texas Trilogy, the Montana Marriage Trilogy, and the Sophie's Daughters Series.
Mary lives on a Nebraska ranch with her husband, Ivan, and has four grown daughters: Joslyn (married to Matt), Wendy, Shelly (married to Aaron), and Katy. And she is the grandmother of two beautiful grandchildren.
MarieMDAge: 55-65Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5SoSoFebruary 6, 2013MarieMDAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3This story was just OK for me - I don't know if I would read it again. All the God Parts were terrific, but I did not care for the story line of a young women letting a man rule her. I know it is possible, but that really bothers me!
I did enjoy the end with the bad guy.
ruthLincoln, CAAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5September 13, 2012ruthLincoln, CAAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This one started out surprising and kept on surprising throughout the story. Hard to put down. Loved it!
Proud2ReadAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Sad, Happy and rewardingSeptember 12, 2012Proud2ReadAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The first few pages of Montana Rose was so sad and I thought what is this book going to be about ?
I loved the book. Mary Connealy did a wonderful job of sending the characters into your heart. I smiled and few times giggled at some of the things Cassie put Red through. Red was a strong male that lived by the Golden Rule. Cassie was very innocence of normal everyday things.
I'm sure in the future I will read more by Mary Connealy and will look forward to the other 2 books of the Montana Marriages.
jkleineBlue Earth, MnAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 26, 2012jkleineBlue Earth, MnAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Some of the best books I have ever read.
Everone should buy these.
i blog 4 books4 Stars Out Of 5Light-Hearted and Filled with HopeJune 10, 2012i blog 4 booksRed reluctantly marries Cassie immediately following the burial of her husband. Only days into the marriage, Red realizes that everything he assumed about Cassie is wrong. His compassion for her wins out and he vows to make this marriage of convenience a real marriage that works for both of them. Cassie only wants to stay out of trouble and make Red happy. Will they be able to overcome all that stands between them and find love?
What a wonderful introduction to Mary Connealy! Montana Rose is hilarious at times and suspenseful and romantic at other times. The escapades that Red and Cassie go through while Cassie is learning to take care of the animals are reminiscent of the Amelia Bedelia books I read as a child and had me rolling. It was interesting to get both perspectives on the same events and see just how different their thinking was. Connealy also provided a realistic picture of ranch life in the late 1800s. I never thought about what it would be like to have a baby in those times! I enjoyed this light-hearted, hope-filled story and am interested to read the rest of the series. [4 stars]
I received a free copy of this book from Barbour Publishing via Net Galley in exchange for my fair and honest review.