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Cowgirl Critique: Somebody Like You by Beth K Vogt

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I am so excited to share my thoughts on this book with you. From the very first chapter, I knew it was going to be a keeper. YES, it is! What a heart-wrenching, heart-warming story! Haley’s three year marriage to Sam, an army medic, ends tragically when he’s killed in Afghanistan. Her attempts to create … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: Barefoot Summer by Denise Hunter

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Years ago, Madison McKinley lost her twin brother and she’s never gotten over it. Searching for a way to purge the grief from her heart, she sets out to fulfill Michael’s dream of winning the town’s annual regatta. But there are a couple of problems. Number 1: She doesn’t know how to sail. Number 2: … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: Stealing the Preacher by Karen Witemeyer

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What’s a father to do when he learns that his daughter’s greatest wish is to talk to a preacher? Steal one, of course! Joanna Robbins is horrified when her father drops a preacher at her doorstep. For several months, she has been praying for a preacher to come and re-open the little church in their … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: A Noble Groom by Jody Hedlund

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Michigan, 1880 Set in a culture and a time when women had no say over their choices or lives. Many times, they weren’t treated much better than a piece of property and submission was an excuse for abuse. From the book page: Recently widowed Annalisa Werner has the feeling her husband was murdered but can’t … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: Wishing On Willows by Katie Ganshert

Wishing on Willows by Katie Ganshert

“Helping people who are going through what I’ve been through makes me feel like {my pain} wasn’t in vain. It gives the pain I went through a sense of purpose.” Robin Price lost her husband 3 years ago and is struggling to make end meet in her little cafe and is trying to be a … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: The Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah E. Ladd (& Giveaway)

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Yes, yes, yes! This was my kind of fiction. If you love historical romance with intrigue and storyline that grips your heart from the very beginning, you must give this book a try. The Christian values, the story, the characters, the regency setting – I loved it all. Okay, so let me stop gushing for … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: Shattered by Dani Pettrey

Shattered by Dani Pettrey

Book #2 of the Alaskan Courage series This book follows Submerged and once again we’re back with the McKenna family. Only this time, one of them is in serious trouble. Reef has been accused of murdering a fellow skier and all of the evidence is pointing at his guilt. Only Piper McKenna, his sister, believes … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: Unending Devotion by Jody Hedlund

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I have had the privilege to read all three of Jody Hedlund’s books so far and to be honest I’m not sure which is my favorite. Each one is just as good as the last. No duds found here. Unending Devotion takes place in Michigan in the year of 1883. It’s a man’s world and … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: Short-Straw Bride by Karen Witemeyer

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I apologize for being late on posting this review. As you know from Wednesday’s post, I had surgery and have been down for several weeks. However, I’m hoping that if you haven’t read this book yet that you will now. What a fun story! Meredith Hayes overhears a plot against the elusive, secretive and dangerous … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Critique: Veil of Pearls by MaryLu Tyndall

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She is a runaway slave. He’s a slave owner. I found this story line to be very interesting and engaging. Adalia flees a life of slavery and boards a ship bound for America. She manages to secure a position with a respected physician and settles quietly into life. However she is always having to look … Continue reading

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