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The Hope of Azure Springs

Rachel Fordham’s début novel, The Hope of Azure Springs, is a very tender story about an abused woman and the sheriff who becomes enamored of her. Nineteen-year-old Em Cooper has had a difficult life.  Ending up on the Orphan Train and sent west from New York with her sister, they were separa ...

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Morning Glory (#25 on our Top 100 Romances List)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on March  26, 1998 So often heroes and heroines of romances are larger-than-life characters. Lords, ladies, knights, cowboys, and swashbuckling types in general. There's nothing wrong with that, we all like a little wish fulfillment and fantasy in our r ...

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Accidentally Amish

i haven't been a big fan of the Amish craze. I was quite surprised, therefore, to find myself intrigued by this book. Intrigued enough to pick it for review. I was even more surprised by just how much I liked it.  Annie Friesen finds her life crumbling around her. Her business partner is conspir ...

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Patterns of Love

I'm warning you, Patterns of Love is the worst kind of Romance. What, you say? Why, you ask? To begin with, there's not one arrogant rogue, no heaving bosoms, no dysfunctional lust-crazed step-cousins lurking in the shadows bent on ravaging our feisty heroine, no forced seductions (ok, my favorite k ...

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Simple Jess

Too much of the world figures those with special needs and challenges are of no earthly good to humanity. If we simply ignore them, they will go away. That's how it was with Jess Best; everybody in town had written him off as simple. My best friend's parents have adopted two Down's Syndrome child ...

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Marrying Stone

I came to read Marrying Stone the backwards way. I liked Simple Jess, the sequel, very much, and I thought that I'd get a chance to read a little bit more about Jesse Best if I read Marrying Stone. I didn't realize that I would like this one even more than the sequel. What a pleasant surprise! J. ...