Nothing But Trouble
Stoney Buxton is a hard-driving cowboy with simple values who needs to raise quick money to save the family ranch. Re-entering the rodeo circuit seems like the best way to get the money he needs until Melanie Summers shows up at
Melanie Summers is offering to pay him an impressive sum to act as her guide for a one month foray into the Wyoming wilderness because...more
Challenges: Why Buy the Cow?
Overall Rating: 3.75
Character Rating: 4.00
Story Rating: 3.50
First Thought when Finished: There are some side characters I would like to know more about (checked authors website and at least one of them is getting their own book)!
What I Loved: This was just a quick (finished in one night) read that was sweet, sexy, and set in a beautiful landscape.
Some favorite moments:
Adele (Stoney's Mom) gave a hardy laugh. "You've got to cowboy up, girl. When he starts...more
It starts out with Melanie being a city girl needing a tour guide for a month in the mountains. So she finds a cowboy who needs the money to save his family's ranch, and offers him this opportunity for a whole month with her in the mountains.
Things start out really rocky between them because they each have a major attraction to the other, but they aren't going to act on it. And Melanie is...more
Stoney Buxton is a hard-driving cowboy with simple values who needs to raise quick money to save the family ranch. Re-entering the rodeo circuit seems like the best way to get the money he needs until Melanie Summers shows up at his ranch flashing easy money. To everyone else, her offer seems like the answer to all his prayers. But one look...more
The story moves quickly. There aren't any moments that drag or seem redundant with a good pacing. The tension between Stoney and Melanie makes for an interesting read. There's heaps of sexual tension, back-and-forth emotions and r...more
Once again Lisa Mondello has created fantastic characters, the kind of people that you wish truly lived, and set them in a wonderful story. The book reads fast, drawing you in at the very start; making you love the characters more and more with each turn of the page. You feel what they feel and almost seem to be living through the struggles with them.
She carries a feeling of strong family bonds and ties throughout her books.
She is such a great storyteller. Do not miss out on this o...more
It took awhile for me to settle into the story, the way it jumped around. Once it got there I really liked it but I then noticed the editing went down hill.
Side note, the male on the cover gives me the willies. And those aren't the good willies.
I'm looking forward to reading more from this author.
being a published authors is the last job she'll ever have. She's not retiring!
She blames the creation of the personal computer for her leap into writing
novels. Otherwise, she'd still be penning stories with paper and pen. Her first
book, All I Want for Christmas is You won Best First Book in the Golden Quill.