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Mitch Hammond is a man of his word. And as far as Cora Beth Collins is concerned, that's a problem. The stubborn sheriff has vowed never to love again, for fear of wounding someone else. The most he can offer Cora Beth is marriage in name only. And with no other way to adopt two runaway orphans and keep her patchwork family together, she accepts.

Mitch is doing the honorabl

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Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 5th 2011 by Love Inspired (first published January 1st 2011)
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Lyn
Winnie Griggs has found her voice--a sweet one, ready to find the humor in every situation and endearingly hopeful in her characters. I enjoyed meeting Cora Beth Collins, a charming widow who runs a boarding house in Texas and loves children (both hers and strays) and Mitch Hammond, the sheriff. Mitch doesn't think he's the marrying kind--we've heard that before! But Winnie uses such subtle changes that his transforming into a husband and father feels believable and very satisfying. If you enjoy ...more
Emma
Second Chance Family by Winnie Griggs
Mitch Hammond is a man of his word. And as far as Cora Beth Collins is concerned, that's a problem. The stubborn sheriff has vowed never to love again, for fear of wounding someone else. The most he can offer Cora Beth is marriage in name only. And with no other way to adopt two runaway orphans and keep her patchwork family together, she accepts.
Mitch is doing the honorable thing. So why does it feel so wrong? Despite his intentions, Mitch is starting to want
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Barbara
Sheriff Mitch Hammond is a man of his word, and as far as Cora Beth Collins is concerned, that’s a problem. Cora Beth runs a boardinghouse and is fond of taking in others: her home currently has her three daughters, her younger brother, and her grandfather. Two orphans, Cissy and Ethan, are suspected of committing a rash of robberies in the small town, but Cora Beth unhesitatingly opens her heart and home to them. Hammond isn’t so sure about this and neither is town busybody Nelga Oglesby, who c ...more
Wendy Sparkes
“I ain’t done nothing wrong.”

Sheriff Mitchell Hammond doesn’t believe that for one minute. But the boy has been caught on Cora Beth’s land and she is the one who comes to his rescue.

Cora Beth decides to take Ethan & his sister Cissy into her patchwork family comprising of her late husband’s Uncle Grover, her 12 year old brother, & her 3 young daughters. However, the town has other ideas, bringing up concerns that she is unmarried & runs a boarding house – how can she take on another
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Christina
Sweet story, but Cora Beth was almost too perfect. I like heroines with a few imperfections, perhaps because I can relate better to them.
Marcella
I am finding I like these love inspired romances they are very connecting to the spiritual side of my life
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 1 Jan 17, 2015 02:26PM  
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Winnie Griggs grew up in south Louisiana in an undeveloped area her friends thought of as the very back of beyond. With her two younger siblings and another family of two siblings for playmates, she spent many an hour exploring the overgrown land around her home, cutting jungle trails, building forts and frontier camps, and looking for pirate ships on the nearby bayou.

Once she ‘grew up’ she found
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