No Way Up

No Way Up by Mary Connealy My rating: 5 of 5 stars Typical Mary Connealy book … which is to say that I loved it! Sadie Boden is the boss’s daughter but she doesn’t want to live on the family ranch. Neither does her oldest brother, Cole. But their father is calling the shots. Sadie,Continue reading “No Way Up”

Chasing the Sun

Chasing the Sun by Tracie Peterson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Hannah Dandridge has always been the dutiful daughter, raising her young half-siblings as her own when their mother died. Leaving her beau behind when her father moved them all from Mississippi to Texas. Doing what was expected of her. But now her fatherContinue reading “Chasing the Sun”

Bride by Necessity

Bride by Necessity by Linda S. Glaz My rating: 3 of 5 stars When Payton Whittard’s parents are killed in a carriage accident, she’s lost all the family she knows. When their cottage is burned to the ground. She’s lost everything. Jonathon Lambrick, as master of Kent Park, feels responsible for his long-time tenant’s daughter.Continue reading “Bride by Necessity”

From This Moment

From This Moment by Elizabeth Camden My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m a big Elizabeth Camden fan. I’ve loved all of her books to date. But I just couldn’t get into this one from the start. The characters didn’t appeal to me. I’m not even sure why, but they didn’t hold my interest. IfContinue reading “From This Moment”

Always, Abby

Always, Abby by Linda S. Glaz My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story follows “With Eyes of Love” by Linda S. Glaz, but it reads nicely as a stand-alone as well. Barbara’s younger sister, Abby, writes to Will Judge the entire time he serves in WWII. Letter by letter, she falls a little moreContinue reading “Always, Abby”

Hearts Tightly Knit

Hearts Tightly Knit by Jodie Wolfe My rating: 4 of 5 stars Twin sisters Ellie and Mae have been through a lot. Orphaned at a young age, they were split up a couple of times, but always came back together. As a result, they pledged to never be separated again. But neither expected a handsomeContinue reading “Hearts Tightly Knit”

The Magnolia Duchess

The Magnolia Duchess by Beth White My rating: 4 of 5 stars The long-awaited third book in the “Gulf Coast Chronicles” does not disappoint. Beth White takes us back to the bayous during the end of the war of 1812. Lots of really good history in this one. Fiona Lanier lives with her uncle, brother,Continue reading “The Magnolia Duchess”

The Lost Heiress

The Lost Heiress by Roseanna M. White My rating: 5 of 5 stars An epic novel filled with marvelous characters and layers of story that keep you turning the pages. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I’d read the second book in the series, “The Reluctant Duchess“, first. Loved that one too, but I wishContinue reading “The Lost Heiress”

The Reluctant Duchess

The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M. White My rating: 5 of 5 stars I thought I had read book one of this series, “The Lost Heiress.” In fact, I could have sworn I did! Nope. But it didn’t hinder my enjoyment of “The Reluctant Duchess” at all. This read just fine as a stand-alone novel.Continue reading “The Reluctant Duchess”

A Treasure Concealed

A Treasure Concealed by Tracie Peterson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Emily Carver wants what most young women in 1895 want, a husband and a home of her own. She’s disenchanted with the life she’s grown up in, following her father from mining camp to mining camp in search for a treasure of goldContinue reading “A Treasure Concealed”