Too Far Down by Mary Connealy (review)

toofardown_connealy_bethanyhouseIn the final book of her Cimarron Legacy series, Mary Connealy has written a story that is both satisfying and riveting.  Too Far Down focuses on Cole, the oldest of the Boden siblings required to marry and to live on the Cimarron ranch for a year in order to inherit.

Cole was mighty tired of getting hurt while his baby brother dodged all the bullets.

Not that he wanted Justin shot, for heaven’s sake.  But Cole would be obliged if trouble stopped dropping on his head. (p.29)

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Seven Brides for Seven Texans Romance Collection from Barbour Books (review)

sevenbridesforseventexans_barbourWhile most of the novella collections I’ve read from Barbour Books have a central theme to link the five to nine stories, with occasional cross-over of characters, this collection features the seven Hart brothers of Texas.  Ordered by their father (in the prologue by Erica Vetsch) to marry within the year 1874, each Hart brother must find a bride to inherit their share of the family’s vast spread. Continue reading

Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin (review)

anchorinthestorm_sundin_revellI received an e-galley through NetGalley of Anchor in the Storm in advance of it’s release date but until recently watching the documentary series “The War” on Netflix, it was easily put aside for books set in other time periods.  Turns out, reading it after the documentary series was perfect timing as it familiarized me with the state of U.S. defenses at the beginning of our involvement in World War II.

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