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A Dry Creek Courtship (Dry Creek #13)

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Charley Nelson wants a change. He wants more than just breakfast and banter with longtime friend Edith Hargrove. Charley wants, well...he wants romance. Somehow, Mrs. Hargrove has gotten under his skin and into his heart. But the no-nonsense widow misunderstands when he confesses he'd like to settle down. How can he convince a woman set in her ways that change is good--esp ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
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Melody
Sep 16, 2015 Melody rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really should have read the Dry Creek books in some semblance of order! But no, I read one here and one there! And it's totally okay. I love this small town. Today I picked up the book with my beloved Mrs. Hargrove as the heroine. That made me so happy. She's a staple for the town, and now I finally know how her story played out!
Everyone deserves a happily ever after, no matte the age! So glad she got her own book for it!
Melissa
Aug 13, 2011 Melissa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I read Small-Town Moms recently, I was pleasantly surprised by a secondary character named Mrs. Hargrove. She was the heroine's mentor and I liked her right away! Imagine my delight to find she had a book all to herself. Her story is very interesting, a little heart-breaking, but ultimately it's happy.
In her letter to the reader, Janet wrote, "Renewed love doesn't have an age limit. It's not just for those people who are beautiful or drive elegant cars. Love can also come from some unexpect
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Mary
Nov 11, 2012 Mary rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book after some of the more recent ones, so it helped me to tie up loose ends in my mind! The widowed Mrs. Hargrove just couldn't imagine that her longtime friendship with Charlie would actually turn into a love relationship so she didn't see any of the signals he was sending. At the same time, Charlie didn't know a secret about Mrs. Hargroves's past marriage that might show him that she might love again. A lonely young lady drifts into town on a motorcycle and becomes a part of the ...more
Linda
Mar 01, 2014 Linda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: challenge
A sweet love story.
Barbara
Apr 20, 2013 Barbara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is Mrs. Hargrove's story, and it is a delightful one. How refreshing it was to read a romance with an older couple featured, and to see that Christians have often gone through some very tough times that have helped strengthen their faith. When faced with some very embarrassing news, openness and honesty are the path chosen, which is a great lesson for all of us, although a difficult one to act on.
Judy
Aug 28, 2009 Judy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was finally Edith Hargrove and Charlie Nelson's turn for a book.

Janet added an interesting twist from the past.

Another top notch book.

Although the grandson Ben was called Brad in this book.

joyce lynn
Nov 17, 2008 joyce lynn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
nice to see an older couple for once. nice to know that we're NOT "dead" once we pass a certain age.

and again, real people in this book, not people you can't relate to
Dee
Sep 15, 2012 Dee rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, christian
Two-haiku review:

An older widow
Knows her husband had cheated
Did he have daughter?

Christian acceptance
And an old couple romance
I liked their thinking
Sparrow12
May 15, 2012 Sparrow12 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have read several 'Dry Creek Books' in the past.I really enjoyed this one. It was a great read.
Julie
Sep 21, 2013 Julie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've read this book before and its still good. I can't wait to read more of Dry Creek! :)
IrenesBookReviews
Oct 20, 2010 IrenesBookReviews rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed the story. Will read this one again. Well written and easy to follow.
Gabrielle
I really cute love story that can be read in an afternoon.
Dakota
Mar 03, 2009 Dakota rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: steeple-hill
loved it
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Janet grew up in the wide open spaces of rural Montana and now lives in the urban spaces of Pasadena, California. She's used both of these locations in her books. Her Dry Creek, Montana series numbers over twenty novels now and her Pasadena books, The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches, number four.
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