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Long, Tall Cowboy Christmas by Carolyn Brown

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Who wants a Long, Tall Cowboy Christmas?

“This goes down like a cup of hot cocoa–warm and sweet.” –Entertainment Weekly

A heartwarming holiday read from USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Brown

Nash Lamont is a man about as solitary as they come. That’s exactly why ranch life in middle-of-nowhere Happy, Texas suits him. So what the heck is he doing letting a beautiful widow and her three rambunctious children temporarily move in? Before he knows it, they’re stringing Christmas lights and decorating the tree… and he’s having the time of his life. But after everything he’s been through, Nash knows this kind of happiness doesn’t last.

Kasey Dawson thought she’d never get over the death of her husband. Nash, with his strong hands and infinite patience, is stirring something she hasn’t felt in a long time. Kasey knows the sexy cowboy isn’t telling her everything about this past, though. And she refuses to risk heartbreak all over again. But her kids have a plan of their own: Nothing will keep them from having a real family again-even if it takes a little help from Santa himself.

“Genuinely sweet.” –Publishers Weekly

The Happy, Texas series:
Toughest Cowboy in Texas
Long, Tall Cowboy Christmas
The Luckiest Cowboy of All
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I was given a copy of this book by Netgalley for an honest review.

Carolyn Brown does it again with a Heartwarming, Sexy read! Nash was in the military and moved to Happy, Texas. He now lives next door to Kasey who lives with her brothers and her children. Her husband was in the same platoon as Nash. Kasey has to take care of Nash when he falls of a ladder and gets a concussion, because of his PTSD, they need to make sure that any hallucinations are cause by the concussion and not the PTSD. Kasey moves into Nashes’  house with her kids until he is released from the doctor. This is where things really start to heat up between Kasey and Nash. He also comes to care greatly for Kasey’s kids. They all get ready for Christmas by putting up the tree and lights. I loved this book and the series. Carolyn Brown is truly a gifted author. I give
Long, Tall Cowboy Christmas (Happy, Texas) 5/5 stars. I recommend this book to everyone!!

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MERRY COWBOY CHRISTMAS -CAROLYN BROWN

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“Jud with his slow, Texas drawl is one sexy cowboy who will have readers falling in love with him. His romantic connection with Fiona sizzles. Brown’s modern storytelling and fun-filled plot will engage readers and wrap them up in this sweet, Southern holiday romance.” —RT Book Reviews

THIS CHRISTMAS, SANTA‘S WEARING A STETSON

‘Tis the night before Christmas and all through the house is the presence of one wickedly hot cowboy who’s come to stay for the holiday. Fiona Logan is downright shocked to return to her childhood home and find that the tall blond stranger who came to her rescue on an icy road will be sleeping just across the hall from her bedroom. Talk about temptation . . .

Jud Dawson never believed the Lucky Penny Ranch would live up to its name until now. Fiona is gorgeous, smart, funny, and everything he thought he’d never find. Now all he has to do is convince her to stick around town instead of hightailing it back to Houston. But with wild weather, nosy neighbors, and a new baby in the family, getting her to admit that she’s falling in love might just take a Christmas miracle.

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I was given a copy of this book by Netgalley for an honest review.
Merry Cowboy Christmas (Lucky Penny Ranch) is the best yet of the LUCKY PENNY RANCH SERIES! Carolyn Brown is a writing genius! This series has been a joy to read. I love the characters of Jud and Fiona, and the secondary character Truman was great. Fiona comes back to town down on her luck after being divorced for a year.  She meets Jud when her vehicle has a blow out. He stops and helps her to get to her Mom’s house. Fiona is now living across the hallway from Jud and that is too close for temptation, and giving in to temptation has never been sweeter. When their neighbor’s house is lost to fire, they offer their home to them. Now Truman and his wife are living with them and he is a Christmas Grinch. Can they perform a Christmas miracle and have him love the holiday? This is a heartwarming book. I love the way that they treat Truman. I loved this book and series, and cannot wait for the next in the series. I give MERRY COWBOY CHRISTMAS 5/5 STARS.

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A COWBOY CHRISTMAS MIRACLE

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It will take a miracle bigger than the state of Texas for these two feuding families to survive the holidays!

Opposites might attract…
The Brennans and the Gallaghers put aside their one-hundred-year feud every Tuesday for their weekly poker game. This week, the stakes are sky-high. Goaded to recklessness, Declan Brennan bets one thousand dollars that he can woo the next woman to walk into the saloon. A minute later, fiery-haired Betsy Gallagher pushes through the doors. If Declan can tame this wild Gallagher, he’ll have earned every penny.

If they don’t kill each other first…
Betsy can outshoot anybody in Burnt Boot and loves ranching more than anything-until she falls for Declan. He’s fallen for her too. But when she discovers what sparked their courtship, Declan will need a Christmas miracle to save his hide-and his heart.

Praise for The Trouble with Texas Cowboys:
Humorous, heartwarming, and full of sass and spunk.” –RT Book Reviews, 4 stars
“A delightful romance amid hilarious feuding families…What a treat to be back in Burnt Boot!” -Fresh Fiction
“Captivating…filled with love and laughter!” -The Romance Reviews

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I was given a copy of this book by Netgalley for an honest review.

A Cowboy Christmas Miracle (Burnt Boot, Texas) is a masterpiece! I love this series! The characters just come alive on the page. Decaln is a Brennan and Betsy is a Gallagher, the two should never be friends or even fall in love with one another. The have been feuding between the families for generations. The families are constantly sabotaging something. One is called the pig war, the shit war, and can you guess what this will be called? Well Declan and Betsy’s brother make a bet at their poker game that the next woman to walk in the bars door, that Declan couldn’t make that woman fall in love and in bed with Declan. Guess who walks in the door? Yep, you guessed right, Betsy! Now, there is one hitch to this bet. Declan has loved Betsy from afar, because a Brennan would date or marry a Gallagher. In true Carolyn Brown fashion, you have humor throughout the book. I recommend this book and series to everyone! I give A COWBOY CHRISTMAS MIRACLE 5/5 STARS.

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LIVE CHAT: ELLEN A. ROTH’S TEN FINGERS TOUCHING SPONSORED BY GODIVA CHOCOLATES

Please join the fun this Thursday Feb. 5 at 4 PM ET for a Live Chat with Ellen A. Roth. She’ll be discussing her bewitching fairytale for adults, TEN FINGERS TOUCHING. Enter to win a keepsake chocolate heart box for your Valentine from our very special sponsor, GODIVA.

ELLEN ROTH

 

BOOK BLURB

Evil plots his return to power and Good fights to defeat Evil’s sinister plan. Caught between them in this epic struggle are two young lovers—Martak, master of the forest, and Marianna, a beautiful maiden and governess to Rosy, the impetuous, young princess. Evil’s desperate scheme to outwit Good and rule the Kingdom puts Martak, Marianna and the Princess at risk as they are drawn into the conflict. Will the soulmates realize their “happily ever after?” Martak must first unravel the curse and destroy Evil. In this land where magical forces vie for dominance, could true love be the most powerful weapon of all?

A beautifully illustrated tale for women of all ages, Ten Fingers Touching explores the complex nature of love and fate. It is an enchanting journey of romance, mystery and adventure. Ellen A. Roth’s debut novella is an imaginative take on a classic genre—and a treat for the romantic soul.

 

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I WAS NOMINATED FOR THE SISTERHOOD OF THE WORLD BLOGGERS AWARD.

sisterhood world bloggers award

 

 

I would like to thank my fellow blogger from Christian Living 2014/Carrie LeBlanc. I urge you to check out her site,for she has some great stuff over there.

Here are the rules for this award:
1. Provide a link and thank the blogger who nominated you for this award.
2. Answer a few questions about yourself.
3. Nominate 10-12 blogs that you find a joy to read.
4. Provide links to these nominated blogs and let the recipients know that they have been nominated.
5. Include the award logo within your blog post.

 

Ten Questions and  My Answers

  1. What are your goals for 2015?

To try to do more writing on the children’s book that I am working on with my sister.

  1. What is your ideal Career?

Being a writer.

  1. What are your favorite things to blog about?

I really love doing book reviews, but I also like to do posts of my dog (Charlie). I call it Charlie’s world. A look at the world through a dogs perspective.

  1. How do you handle online bullying?

I don’t like bullying of any form. This is something that is close to my heart, for I have a nephew who was bullied into doing something that almost had hip put in jail. He only got probation. I would report the threat to authorities, save any and all evidence, and block any communication from them.

  1. How did you get started blogging?

I started blogging last year when I was on a leave of absence from work, and I always wanted to do book reviews . I started my blog and started posting.

  1. If you had all of the money in the world, what would you do with it?

I would help my family, and start a foundation to help others.

  1. What is your idea of a perfect world?

A world with no prejudice.

  1. What are your favorite hobbies?

I love to read, writing, fishing, and playing with my dog Charlie.

  1. What makes you happiest in life?

Knowing that my family is healthy and happy.

  1. What kinds of things do you want most for your life?

To finish writing one of my books, and try to get it published.

 

MY NOMINEES:

1. Leiah / So I read this book today

2.  Sumaira / Hyper About Books

3. SERIESous Book Reviews

4. Jenny Likes Books

5. Confessions Of A Readaholic

6. Fill Your Bookshelf

7. The Book Spa

8. Ton of Worms

9. Book & Coffee Addict

10. The Angry Cat Reads

 

Questions for my nominees.

  1.  Where is your favorite place to read?
  2. If you could meet any author, who would that be?

  3. If you were stranded on a deserted island, what 2 books would you like to have with you?

  4. Where is your favorite place to take a vacation?

  5. Why did you start blogging?

  6. What is your favorite thing about blogging?

7 . Who influenced you the most growing up?

  1. What was your favorite book as a child?
  • Do you have a preferred genre that you like to read?

  • If you could be any character from a book, who would you be?

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