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The Creed Legacy (Montana Creeds #7)

4.12  ·  Rating Details ·  2,499 Ratings  ·  156 Reviews
Rough-and-tumble rodeo cowboy Brody Creed likes life on the move. Until a chance encounter with his long-estranged twin brother brings him “home,” for the first time in years. Suddenly Brody is in Creed territory—a rootless bad boy among family with deep ties to the land and each other. He’s half-ready to bolt when he meets a copper-haired beauty more restless than he is.

Mass Market Paperback, 377 pages
Published June 28th 2011 by HQN Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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Nov 08, 2011 Heather rated it really liked it
Brody and Carolyn were my favorite couple in Miller’s Creed series. And I wasn’t expecting that, because (1) I don’t typically like romances where the hero/heroine have a history, and (2) I was feeling a little Creed burn out before I got to this book.

I loved that this continues the stories from her earlier books, but I never felt that it overpowered their story. Tricia and Conner are in the honeymoon stage, but I enjoyed that their romance elevates their other relationships (friendships, famil
Book Binge
Jul 29, 2011 Book Binge rated it really liked it
Shelves: for-review
Oh my, oh my, oh my . . . those Creed men just keep our mouths watering and our hearts palpitating, and good ole boy Brody is no exception. Playing the bad boy of the family, estranged from his twin brother Connor for a decade, showing up in Lonesome Bend only now and then and leaving the responsibility of their jointly owned ranch to Connor, Brody was a man who seemed to live in the emotional shadows and even those closest to him most of his life felt excluded and shunned.

But Brody has now com
Romancing the Book
Oct 31, 2011 Romancing the Book rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary, western
Review by Jen: This story is supposedly about Brody Creed (as the series has been following the Creed clan), but really, the star of this book is Carolyn, his love interest. Carolyn is a complex character and one that you're just drawn to. She's lead a hard life, first being abandoned by her mother, then surviving the foster care system and then leading a "gypsy" life -- floating from one job/place to another, but never really settling down. But when she lands in Lonesome Bend, she found a place ...more
Jennifer Estep
The Creed Legacy by Linda Lael Miller is the third and final book in her Creed Cowboys trilogy.

After years on the road and a devastating personal tragedy, Brody Creed has finally come home to Lonesome Bend, Colorado to make amends with his twin brother, Conner, and the rest of their family. Brody also wants a second chance with Carolyn Simmons, a woman that he once had a relationship with but left behind. The attraction between Brody and Carolyn is as intense as ever, but Carolyn never really go
Garth Mailman
Jun 02, 2016 Garth Mailman rated it really liked it
The prodigal has returned and despite a decade of separation the identical twins Brody and Connor still resemble two peas in a pod and Brody unabashedly helps himself to his twin's wardrobe. Since book 6 Connor and Tricia got married and a baby Creed's arrival is imminent. At issue in book 7 is the path to matrimonial bliss Brody and Carolyn will take. If a certain ennui creeps in here you're reading me correctly.

If you're familiar with the joke about what happens when you sing a country music
Jun 20, 2014 Amy rated it liked it
This was the last book of the Montana Creed series and I really liked Brody and Carolyn, and I liked their story. I have to admit though that Miller disappointed me on a couple of points in this book: Joleen and the horse. On both accounts, I kept expecting something big to happen in the story with them. More than once Brody even verbalized the concern that she would cause trouble with Carolyn . . . but she never did. And both Brody and Carolyn talked about, looked at, considered the dangerous ...more
estrelas 3.5

gosto mesmo de LLM!
é uma escritora que tem um jeito tão natural de contar uma historia que mais parece o "nosso" dia a dia.
personagens bem crediveis, a trama é tao envolvente que achamos que estamos a ler sobre alguem que conhecemos.

captamos e sentimos a "dor" dos personagens nos seus dramas, sentimos a emoçao e a alegria de um final feliz.
pode parecer "simples" e "elementar" mas as coisas simples e elementares são na maior parte das vezes o que nos faz sorrir com o coração e trans
Sep 26, 2015 Mareli rated it liked it
I'm sad to finish this extra-long series of good book with two books boring. This one was less boring than the previous one but still.

I didn't like Creed twins. They were boring and childish.

On that sad note I'm saying good bye to Linda Lael Miller.
Aug 07, 2014 Cindy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
Tough cowboys, independent women, and a beautiful country setting. If you enjoy modern western romances, you are going to love The Creed Legacy.
May 09, 2012 Elaine rated it really liked it
sad to see the end of the creed cowboys series
Nov 20, 2016 Juliewheatcox.Net rated it really liked it
There was an incredible amount of angst in this story. It was understandable
to an extent, but it would have been a much more enjoyable story if Carolyn
and Brody got their act together at least by the middle of the book. I liked
the characters, the community, and the shop/gallery.
Jun 26, 2011 Ni_kii rated it really liked it
This is an ARC....No it didn't influence my opinion any; I like it cos it has cowboys :D

Brody has returned to Lonesome Bend after eight long years. After disappearing from the bed of his then girlfriend Carolyn, he has now returned a broken man after a terrible accident left him both heartbroken and alone. Carolyn was hurt deeply by Brody’s disappearance into the night. She gave him her heart, and he left her alone. Brody’s reappearance has caused major ructions in Carolyn’s world, but she canno
Oct 05, 2016 Donna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed listening to this book. Great storyline.
Jun 01, 2011 Lisa rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
This is the third installment in the latest group of the Montana Creeds series by Linda Lael Miller. Luckily for me Linda Lael Miller loves to write about cowboys and i love to read about them. This contemporary cowboy romance has just what you need if you crave a sexy Creed, some serious and humorous moments with a happy ending. All cowboy stories should have one of those right? Brody is one of twin brothers who were estranged from each other over the course of the past 10 years. In Creed's ...more
Jul 18, 2011 Jamie rated it really liked it
Shelves: own
Title: The Creed Legacy
Author: Linda Lael Miller
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: The Creed Cowboys #3
Source: Sent by Meryl L. Moss Media Relations, Inc. in exchange for an
honest review

Rating: 4/5


Rough-and-tumble rodeo cowboy Brody Creed likes life on the move. Until a chance encounter with his long-estranged twin brother brings him "home" for the first time in years. Suddenly Brody is in Creed territory—at thirty-three, he's a restless bad boy among family with deep ties to the lan
Jul 13, 2011 Debbie rated it really liked it
Bad Boy, fearless but far from rootless Brody Creed has come home to Lonsome Bend to roost for good. After years of separation from his kin he’s got a future to plan and a past to make up for and with the help of the family who loves him still and always and one special woman he just may just complete “The Creed Legacy”.
Carolyn Simmons has been left before, first by her mother and then by the only man she’s ever entrusted her heart to, Brody Creed. Well now he’s back and he’s staying and he’s m
Author: Linda Lael Miller
First published: 2011
Length: 5330 kindle locations
Setting: Contemporary. Stone Creek, Arizona.
Sex: Explicit-ish. Infrequent and towards the end.
Hero: Rancher.
Heroine: Artist / shop owner.

Okay, I think I’m over Linda Lael Miller’s cowboys and I really need to find an alternative author. Maybe it’s just that she’s tired as I am?

Once more we have lots of potential and not enough follow through. Characters with interesting pasts that affect who they are but fail to bring mea
Jun 26, 2011 Sandra rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
This was the first book I've read by Linda Lael Miller and thus the first Creed novel I've read, though I've heard lots of good things about them in the past. I was glad once I started reading and realized that I didn't need to have read the other books to understand the plot of this one.

Brody has returned to "Creed Country" in Lonesome Bend after a haunting past and the reason he left in the first place that he's kept secret. Meanwhile, Carolyn is looking for Mr. Right after Brody broke her hea
Sep 29, 2011 Missie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary
I'm very much a mood reader, so even though I read the first two books in this series over the summer and really enjoyed them, I put off Brody's book for as long as possible because I knew his history was the saddest. Now, I regret waiting so long because Brody's the type of character you don't leave waiting on the back burner.

Yup. Brody Creed. What can I say about him except that he's one helluva cowboy. I totally and completely fell in love with his 'bad boy', loner personality back in book on
Molly (Cafinated Reads)
Sep 18, 2011 Molly (Cafinated Reads) rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Molly (Cafinated Reads) by: Nancy Berland PR
I am a Linda Lael Miller fan. Totally fan. I fell her in love with her work in 2009 when I checked one of her older books out of the library. Loved it. It totally engrossed me, and I was a fan for life. However, lately, I've slacked up on some of her books. I haven't kept up with what I wanted to in her series, but when the opportunity presented itself to review her most recent novel, The Creed Legacy, I jumped on it. It was so like going home after a long vacation! She totally gripped me with ...more
Jun 24, 2011 Dianne rated it liked it
Fans of arrogant, strong, testosterone laden cowboys with a secret past and a vulnerable side; and heroines who have great worth but just aren’t sure of it because of others cruelties in the past, will be sure to love Brody and Carolyn. Now throw in the matchmaking attempts of busybody neighbors, friends, and relatives and you have the perfect formula for a Western Style romance. This is book 2 in the Creed Cowboys trilogy and can be read easily as a standalone book. .
It’s been 8 years since Bro
Apr 02, 2012 Melanie rated it did not like it
Shelves: contemporary, romance
Wow, this may very well be my first 1 star book. And I usually enjoy Linda Lael Miller's novels!

A lot of things annoyed me in this (and some just made me mad), which I won't go into again (if you really want to know, they are in my updates for the book - talking about them again would just make me mad. Again). Basically, there is a distinct lack of strong individual characters. There is the very obvious bias against internet dating (which, while something I personally have never done, is a perfe
Dec 29, 2011 Jill rated it liked it
Shelves: reviewed
I started this book in August and forgot to take it with me when we went on vacation, then one thing after another got in the way of me finishing it. Over the weekend we lost power for four days which gave me time to read, with flashlights or candles or book lights, but time without other distractions. The first night this is the book I decided to pick up and finish.

Earlier this year I read the first two books in this segment of the Creed story. This time I was finding out about the bad boy in t
Wicked ♥  (Wickedly Bookish Reviews) aka Bat-Jess
Reviewed for Wickedly Bookish

Brody is a sexy cowboy with a rough and tumble past. Carolyn is a wayward soul with a passion for sewing and beautiful things trying to find her place in life. After a fateful week of summer lovin' Brody gets a call that will change his world and ditches Carolyn, leaving her bitter. Years later, Brody is back and determined to get Carolyn back. Will he be able to convince her he's changed, and what secret about that night is he hid
Oct 05, 2014 Jm rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dans ce dernier tome, Linda Lael Miller nous présente Brody, le mouton noir de la famille, celui qui a abandonné ses responsabilités vis-à-vis du ranch familial pour aller courir les rodéos et autres exhibitions. Il rentre enfin à la maison et a fait la paix avec son jumeau, Conner. Revenir à Lonsome Bend signifie aussi risquer de tomber sur Carolyn Simmons, la femme avec qui il a vécu une brève passion il y a quelques années, et qu'il a quittée sans un mot d'explication. La revoir lui fait ...more
Jan 03, 2015 Lynda rated it it was amazing
From the moment that Brody took in a poor, lost, hungry dog – I was 100% in his corner. Brody is the older twin brother of Conner and has returned to Lonesome Bend, Colorado. To stay after a decade of not being home. Being there with and for his family. Does Brody have a good reason for why he stayed away so long?

Will he stay? He is building a house after all. Then there is Carolyn Simmons who is a business partner with Tricia Creed, Connor’s wife. Tricia is not just pregnant. She is very pregn
Jan 08, 2015 Judith rated it liked it
Brody and Carolyn have great chemistry so it was disappointing that it took so long for them to get together. I felt the romance was dragged out for way too long. When they finally get together, it happened fast and furious. Brody and Carolyn spent a lot of time playing the cat and mouse game. I felt that Carolyn joining a dating website and her relationship with Bill was an unnecessary element of the plot. Her relationship with Bill was non-threatening to what she was trying to have with Brody. ...more
Jan 06, 2012 TheGeekyBlogger rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2011-read
Received for Review
Overall Rating 4.25
Series Rating 4.00
Character Rating 4.50

NOTE: This is third in the trilogy of the Creeds and by far my favorite book in the series. I have had a strong pull to Brody since the beginning (yep he was a book boyfriend) and was excited when his story did not let me down!

What I Loved: This whole series to me has been about regular folks coming together even though neither is really sure about going forward. For Brody and Carolyn it is even more heartbreaking becau
Donna McBroom-Theriot
May 29, 2011 Donna McBroom-Theriot rated it it was amazing
Linda Lael Miller does it again with this novel. I was looking for something light hearted to read with (sorry) a definite good ending and this book did not disappoint. It was funny and serious. We always expect funny, caught off guard scenes from Linda; but this book had a sad note to it as well. In the end, the cowboy’s heart as well as the cowgirl’s heart will mend with the help of their love.
Brody Creed, downright handsome and boasting the sexiest blue eyes this side of the great Mississipp
May 12, 2011 Cleffairy rated it liked it
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Date reviewd: 12 May 2011

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The Creed Legacy is a wonderfully written story. It’s rather inspirational in some ways, and I found myself drawn to the characters inside this story. It was rather slow in the beginning, and it nearly put me off from reading, but the pace picked up soon after and I found that the story is rather tolerable.

The characters are realistic in many ways, and slowly, i come to
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The daughter of a town marshal, LINDA LAEL MILLER is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 100 historical and contemporary novels, most of which reflect her love of the West. The "First Lady of the West" lives outside Spokane, Washington, where her rescued horses, dogs and cats live the high life.

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