We've all heard of mail order brides but this book is about mail order grooms. Milly was endearing up to a point. Then the Borelli patriarch is murdered and Eric's father is arrested, although he is an assistant. Their only hope: advertising for mail -- order grooms. I am so looking forward to reading more in the series, especially Millie's sister, Sarah's, story. Her heroine, Kate Weller, seeks to escape her past and becomes an investigator for Price Investigation.
Her next release will be Marrying Milly in November 2010. The author nicely weaves in a subplo I liked this book more than I thought I would. How much research does it take to make the past come alive? I look forward to her next installment. The men are supposed It was time for an 'Inspirational Luvvv' book. The ad meets with immediate success as the first man arrives in town without even answering the ad! Wikipedia citation Copy and paste this code into your Wikipedia page. This is the first book I have read by Laurie Kingery and I plan to read more of them.
He meets Milly, but before they can get beyond a brief introduction Milly is called out to her ranch due to an Indian attack. Everything from the setting to the characters,dialogue, and costumes were depicted very authentically. I was first published in 1987 and wrote 14 historical romances as Laurie Grant with Leisure, Warner, and Harlequin Historicals. Now Milly and Nick will need all their courage to face hidden dangers and believe in a love that can answer all their prayers. This is not the tipical tit-for-tat love story that is like most Harliquin Historical stories. Millie's determination to keep her ranch and protect it from marauders is admirable, and finding a partner and possible husband in a British calvary officer was an unexpected surprise. Everything from the setting to the characters,dialogue, and costumes were depicted very authentically.
Now Milly and Nick will need all their courage to face hidden dangers. But aristocratic British cavalry officer Nicholas Brookfield isn't exactly Milly's idea of a cowboy—or a man she can trust. This time, instead of mail order brides it's mail order grooms, and the effect this has on the town is big. But aristocratic British cavalry officer Nicholas Brookfield isn't exactly Milly's idea of a cowboy or a man she can trust. Their only hope: advertising for mail-order grooms. The two women are at a loss as to what to do, but are determined not to sell out to their sneaky neighbor. The tidbits about the British in India were also interesting.
In the Brides of Simpson Creek series, Laurie Kingery has introduced a town full of wonderful characters who you will become fond of in the first book, Mail Order Cowboy. Sort of Civil War in the South. The story takes place in 1865 on a ranch in Texas. The men are supposed to write a letter of submission and include a photo, but the first guy that shows up. But aristocratic British cavalry officer Nicholas Brookfield isn't exactly Milly's idea of a cowboy--or a man she can trust.
And the more Nick proves himself as a ranch hand, the more he must hide his past from the woman he longs to make his own. Bring on more Brides of Simpson Creek! Overall, this was a heartfelt romance that was nicely written. The plot is fun; the women hold a barn-raising for Milly and her sister, Sarah, ostensibly to not only provide for the sisters but to meet more eligible bachelors. The Texas setting was gorgeous and the Texan way of speaking was incorporated really naturally into the dialogue. It's been less then a year since the Civil War ended and for many of the men in Simpson Creek, they did not come home. Except that it was sorta Western. This time we have a mail-order groom.
All those things just made up the story. The characters were fine, but there was absolutely no chemistry. And the more Nick proves himself as a ranch hand, the more he must hide his past from the woman he longs to make his own. Good - I love both. She goes to work for an English physician, James Edmunds, who is haunted by secrets of h.
Kate resists the attraction and thinks Eric should concentrate on finding out who is targeting the inn for destruction. I would have rated it higher had I not been so irritated by the heroine throughout the novel. The last little bombshell wasn't necessary, unless it fuels the plot in future books. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. Any suggestions would be apprectiated.
Milly, the instigator of the ad, finds herself with British Calvalry officer Nicholas Broomfield, who's not technically a cowboy but who promises to learn how from her ranch hand, Josh. Mail Order Cowboy has humor, adventure, romance, and an inspiring message of forgiveness. It's always a special treat for me when Mary Ellis has a new book out. Verdict: 3 stars I liked this book more than I thought I would. Gortner Esmeralda Santiago Anne Easter Smith Sandra Worth Karleen Koen This group will take place on July 18, 2012, but you can ask your question now. The E-mail message field is required. This was a very good book, I know some of the reviews were not appealing to the fact they felt that it was western, civil war, British and a India story, but not all things that happened in the west would have been cut and dry western.
He soon learns that there are older men in the community who want Milly or Sarah to either sell the ranch or marry one of them so they can control the ranch. I came to love Mrs. What I liked the most about the group was that all the girls got along and they all played fair. The storyline is refreshingly original, and the idea of a woman choosing a man through a mail-order is empowering and different than the usual genre conventions in historical romance. He took the hint, and poured her a glass of water, sitting down in the nearby chair as if his knees were suddenly wobbly. Detwiler who was very funny in the end. She won the Reader's Choice for short historicals in 1994.