EBOOK NEW (Mail Order Christmas Bride) à Sherri Shackelford
EBOOK NEW (Mail Order Christmas Bride) à Sherri Shackelford
Absolutely love the clever premise for this Christmas romance A neat switch on the traditional mail order bride story And little Gracie is s dorable nd beguiling The Scent of Rosa's Oil as sheppears on the cover of this book It isn t long before she has Stirling nd Heather wrapped round her baby finger Which is my cue to say there is something soheart stopping Nobodys Angel (Willow Park, attractivebout big ol rancher turning into marshmallow over the feminine wiles of two year old And that s good thing because he is so gnarly stubborn bout being noble he nearly misses the boat when it comes to Heather And she s just s gnarly stubborn with her determination to not disrupt Stirling s life even though they Defending Hearts are living in the same house There s lot of frustrated longing in that marriage of convenience nd I loved every page turning second But then n unexpected mystery draws these two together into united front s they fight for future they suddenly both desperately want I love it when book leaves me in good spirits nd smiling nd Ms Shackelford manages to do that with her stories each Feel the Heat (Phoenix Agency, and every timeMail Order Christmas Baby does deal with rather serious issues of family dysfunctionsnd baby bandonment nd it definitely isn t Sudden Fury (The Last Gunfighter, all feel good light fluff yet it leaves the reader with hope for the better days to comend that message lifted my spiritsSterling Blackwell Spiky and Heather O Connor find themselves in predicament many couldn t handle well I dmired their patience perseverance nd goodwill to look fter the precious baby girl nd sacrifices they made for her wellbeing Heather is Dungeon of Death a character I easily connected with She loves ordernd numbers enjoys baking nd crafts she is smart capable with n independent spirit she has Love Rockets a kind heartnd she is careful to guard it gainst hurt nd pain Sterling is n lpha male in charge nd commanding yet his good heart his kindness nd his generosity re obvious to nyone round him He is not fraid to take stand for what he believes is right he joyfully takes care of the baby nd plays with her nd even play the nurse when the need rises His nightmarish childhood The Hired Man and the verbalbuse from his father still plays part in his life both Sterling nd Heather need healing from the past pain nd wounds to be ble to move onThe shyness Sterling Almost A Gentleman and Heather processround each other is endearing but the connection between them is palpable their feelings obvious to ll round them I enjoyed the complicated courtship between them s they try to get to know each other nd take care of the baby nd the ranch in n ll round difficult situation Historically the timeframe of the story is n interesting period s the country is trying to get back on its feet Here by the Bloods after the warnd trying to build for better future The development of technology nd the new challenges the people face re well embedded into the tale s it smoothly flows off the pages while paining clear images in the reader s mind of the events occurring An entertaining nd uplifting tale of overcoming obstacles learning to trust nd forgive opening your heart to the new possibilities offered to you nd daring to face them head on A story that will touch your emotions yet will leave you with smile nd faith for the better tomorrows to come Four Spoons with teaspoon on the side The one thing that would have made this story perfect is if the town had fired the minister His Bound (Torn Trilogy, actions towards Heathernd Sterling while standing in church had me pursing my lips nd glaring t the words that I had just read It lso made me thankful for ll of the Rights nd. The Rancher's Special Delivery The package is ddressed to him but rancher Sterling Blackwell certainly didn't order Loyalty and Lies a baby More scandalous still hend the town's pretty teacher re named s parents With gossip running wild only marriage of.
Freedoms that I sometimes take for granted Well written historical fiction does thatI really enjoyed the mysteries that started on page one Although I had very good idea bout who the villain was I couldn t uite wrap my head round the motive Well Done Sherri The premise of this book ppealed to me baby sent in the mail by train no return ddress Hmm where can the uthor take this I wonderedWhat she did was create delightful book I was left wondering why someone would send precious baby girl to n unmarried couple listing them s the parents Strange It was beyond the realm of comprehension but given the time period had bit of realismSterling nd Heather were Claiming Her a fun couple They had interest in each other withoutnyone else knowing bout it They re unexpectedly thrown together in scandal nd have uick wedding Through it ll they showed grace nd fortitude The baby Grace was bsolutely dorableThe book has n element of intrigue that takes Murder Go Round a while to be revealed I didn t realize the full scale of the deception until the end Sherri Shackelford does great job How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World: A Comparative Analysis at keeping part of her plot secret Alcohol Fuels: Policies, Production, And Potential and surprising the reader If youre looking for cute uick book to read This would be great one to pick up It is Cambridge Modern History volumes 1-5 a clean romance with some kissingnd Christian themesSource I reuested The Heart Of The Hawk (Book 1) a copy of the book from Netgalley All thoughtsnd opinions expressed Spices, Saints, and Saracens: The Egyptian Wanderings of a Dominican Friar, 1483 are my own Mail Order Christmas Baby wasnother great read from this uthor I ve enjoyed several of her previous stories so I was looking forward to this one The story line was uniue instead of mail order bride someone received Empire of the Waves: Voyage of the Moon Child a baby in the mailand the birth certificate said the parents were the main characters I found the characters delightfulnd the romance was sweet I loved how there were The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde since 1970 a few mysteries in the booknd the ending was great All in Of Mice and Men all Mail Order Christmas Baby was lovely read nd I recommend it Disclosure of Material Connection I received one or of the products or services mentioned bove for free in the hope that I would mentionreview it on my blog I was not reuired to give positive review only my honest opinion which I ve done All thoughts nd opinions expressed re my own nd I only recommend products or services I use personally nd believe will be good for my readers I m disclosing this in I Was Anastasia accordance with the Federal Trade Commission s 16 CFR Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsementsnd Testimonials in Advertising Absolutely love this story by Sherri Shackelford Sterling Blackwell receives Choice of the Cat a package only it s nothing he s ordered Who would send baby through the mail In Three Cups of Deceit an envelope with the baby Sterlingnd the town s teacher Heather O Connor Sparrow Road are named the baby s parents As Sterlingnd Heather take care of baby Gracie A Banner With a Strange Device: A Novel of Boston and find out who she belongs to secrets from the past threaten to destroy the future they have planned The characters made me feel part of the town nd the story Who does the baby belong to Can Heather trust Sterling to take care of her nd the baby When the truth unfolds bout Gracie s parentage will it free Sterling nd Heather to become the family they ve been pretending to be or tear them Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World apart For great inspirational historical romance you won t want to miss Mail Order Christmas BabyI received The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors a free copy in the hope that I would mentionreview it on my blog I was not reuired to give positive review only my honest opinion which I ve done All thoughts Yoga: The Art of Adjusting and opinions expressedre my own nd I only recommend products or services I use personally nd believe will be good for my readers I ve read. Convenience can protect little Gracie The Neural Basis of Free Will and their reputations until her real family is found Heather O'Connor is content to be the spinster schoolmarm of Valentine Montanauntil Gracie'srrival stirs her heart She can't keep the dorable child.
Several Christmas novels recently nd this one had many spects I dored First of ll baby Locked and Loaded (U.S. Marshals, and then historical romance that takes If you re like me Past Destinies andre creeped out by covers with only Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 a baby or babies or toddler on them don t worry there s much to this bookI If Wishes Were Horses actually skipped over Mail Order Christmas Baby the first time I was picking review book that kid cover but then I went back realised the uthor was one whose work I really enjoy nd decided to be braveI m glad I did This is one of the mature not in ge but in character behaviour nd uthor skill Love Inspired books I ve read nd I really enjoyed both hero nd heroineThe story has twists nd turns nd never drags In fact I might have enjoyed this book than ny other Love Inspired Historical I ve read nd I ve read uite Rainbow Brite: Starlite Saves the Day a fewAll the characters camecross A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2: Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815 as regular peoplell with their own personalities nd flaws Yes even the cherubic child on the cover isn t perfect A nice surprise for ChristmasChristianchild themed bookFor me the mark of good Christian book is that you don t remember it IS Christian book but just enjoy it s good story This is definitely the case here Sure these characters go to church The Unspeakable Mind a couple of times but 1 it s Christmasnd 2 it s the 1800s people did thatOther than that this is simply nice little sex free romance that has some kissing etc but gives our characters time to fall in loveA side note I was really surprised to see the American word diaper was bsent from the story so I did Time and Philosophy: A History of Continental Thought a little research It turns out that term has only been used since the 1950sI would definitely recommend Mail Order Christmas Baby fornyone who likes historical romance set in the American wilderness It s not too cheesy but it s perfect for ChristmasOh Murder at Beechwood and you SHEAR sheep but they SHEER the sheep in this book I m Australian we have sheep everywhere It s bit hard to overlook that one Review copy provided by NetGalley There re couple reasons I dored this book One I love the uthor She writes fantastic historical fiction nd this one is right up my Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space alley Two I happen to love the cover Three the story was fascinating Yes it s marriage of convenience story but the way it starts out is so unconventional There was Revelations from Revelation (Mass Market) a time in the old west when you could mail CHILDREN to someone That fact just floored me That s how the story begins This cute little baby Grace gets mailed to Sterling handsome land owner Jane and the Stillroom Maid (Jane Austen Mysteries, and he doesn t know what to think When the birth record is checked it lists himnd the school teacher Heather Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil as the parents Can you even imagine The gossip of course isll over town nd Heather is totally mortified The town preacher is total jerk in my opinion but you ll have to read the book to find out why Eventually Sterling nd Heather decide to get married nd keep the baby safe on his ranch so Grace wont go to Alien: Sea of Sorrows an orphanage This was one marriage of convenience story that really felt true to life for me They didn t really know each othernd there were Journey Of Fate a lot of things that had to get worked out I liked the way they eventually worked together to get the ranch runninggain Judas of Nazareth: How the Greatest Teacher of First-Century Israel Was Replaced by a Literary Creation and the men on the ranch were fun characters to readbout There Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose. areccidents happening on the ranch nd you have to figure out who is responsible for thoseA wonderful holiday book nd the theme of love forgiveness friendship Holding Up the Universe and holiday spirit made this must read for me I definitely recommend it A very sweet historical story that is must for ny reader interested in this period Sterling Heather Satellite and baby Grace will wrap your heartnd sueeze it I loved it. Without Sterling's help though she promises not to interfere with his life But staying Blank Darkness aloof from her handsome husband isn't easy with tiny matchmaker in tow A mistake brought them together but love might just make them family by Christmas.