Books by Maisey Yates

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The Hero of Hope Springs

Maisey Yates’ heartwarming southern romances have a strong fanbase, and I tend to be one of that number, enjoying her smart, strong heroines and principled, sexy heroes. But The Hero of Hope Springs isn’t my favorite example of her work, and I had to detract points for some foolish motivation on ...

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Secrets from a Happy Marriage

Maisey Yates’ first foray into women’s fiction is a perfectly acceptable if overstuffed and predictable yarn.  Secrets from a Happy Marriage is about healing, growing and trying to find true happiness – all in that familiar way. Rachel Henderson has been dealing with her husband Jacob’s ...

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Unbroken Cowboy

If anything could entice a person to write poetry about forearms, it would be Dane Parker’s very loaded guns. Maisey Yates is still a queen of banter, gentle humor and strong characters.  In Unbroken Cowboy, our nature-loving heroine bumps head on into a rodeo star who can’t accept that maybe ...

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Good Time Cowboy

Maisey Yates is the queen of star-crossed lovers. She illuminates the couples’ struggles poignantly and believably. With Yates, honorable decisions don’t preclude self-awareness and honesty. Even if the honesty is reserved for the privacy of one’s own mind, like Lindy admitting to herself that ...

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Want Me, Cowboy

Friends-to-lovers alert, y’all, with a healthy dose of unrequited love! Poppy Sinclair has been in love with Isaiah Grayson since… well, forever… but has done a great job of keeping her feelings under wraps. He is her boss, after all. But then he gets this cockamaime idea to place a want ad fo ...

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Untamed Cowboy

In this friends-to-lovers tale featuring a healthy dose of unrequited love and a side of secret baby, Ms. Yates ticks off the tropes in record time while delivering a satisfying HEA. Bennett Dodge has been working with his best friend Kaylee at Gold Valley’s veterinary clinic for a while, which is ...

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Claim Me Cowboy

Joshua Grayson has a plan. His father placed an advertisement in the paper to get him a bride, but Joshua has a better idea - and placed a counter one. If he can get a woman to apply who is the antithesis of who his father would want, his father will have to back off of this wife-kids-happily-ever-a ...

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Smooth Talking Cowboy

Maisey Yates is known for cowboys, and so this title may lead readers to believe this is another installment of the Copper Ridge series. Instead, Ms. Yates moves the action to Gold Valley, Oregon and introduces us to a new cast of characters. First up? Olivia Logan and Luke Hollister. Olivia made ap ...

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Christmastime Cowboy

I love the Christmas season. I start putting up red and green decorations the second the Thanksgiving table is cleared. Reviewing Christmastime Cowboy allowed me to indulge in the holiday spirit extra-early this year. Although I was jumping into the middle of a series, the standalone setup and famil ...

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Slow Burn Cowboy

The Copper Ridge series by Maisey Yates is at book seven now, but it’s been kept fresh by featuring different families who live in this rural area of Oregon. Slow Burn Cowboy is the first of four stories about the Donnelly brothers.  Unfortunately the title turns out to be a little too apt – it ...