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Reviews of McGinnis's Previous Novels:
Accidental Cowgirl -- Kame
A Cowboy's Christmas Promise -- Kame
If you're looking for a sweet, romantic love story, I highly recommend all the novels in the Whisper Creek Series. Unlucky in Love made me laugh, sigh and try to figure a way to get to Whisper Creek Ranch.
Alexis Maguire needs a big change. Her engagement was called off by her ex two weeks before the wedding. She lives in the same town she grew up in, works as a school nurse in the elementary school she attended herself, and lives a mile from her very needy mother. Signing up to be a travel nurse seemed a good idea. She is being coached by her younger sister, who is all in for a change for her. "You will leave behind boring, plain-Jane Alexis, and you embrace sparkling exciting Lexie." If, in the process she happens to show her ex what's he's missing? Excellent.
Gunnar Peterson is finally doing what he loves, where he loves doing it. He is a horse trainer on his best friend's family ranch, and they accept him as one of their own. Even if he has to put up with the calendar promoting the sexy cowboys who work there. Gunnar is unhappily Mr. July. He is responsible for picking up Lexie, the new ranch nurse, and is pleasantly surprised when she arrives. Seems shy and flustered, but very attractive. Lexie feels her mouth hanging open at the sight of Gunnar. Now that is a cowboy!
Lexie is there for eight weeks, she and Gunnar become friends, with a little sizzle on the side. She watches him one early morning working with a horse, and she's a goner. Gunnar watches her trying to get on a horse, knowing by looking at her she's terrified, and he knows he's falling fast. But it seems Lexie's unlucky in love curse lives on.
This can be read as a stand alone, but the series is so delightful I would recommend starting with book one.
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Pat received an e-ARC of this book from the publisher, via NetGalley.
*Note: The quote used belongs to Maggie McGinnis; TBQ's Book Palace does not claim it. Any mistakes or typos in the quotes are my own fault.
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Thanks for the review, Pat, this series sounds perfect! :)
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