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July Thunder (Months Trilogy #3)

3.3  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
The death of his wife and estrangement from his father has left Deputy Sheriff Sam Canfield a shell of his former self. Schoolteacher Mary McKinney knows about the pain that haunts Sam--the death of her young son devastated her. They each begin to heal and help rebuild each others' spirit. As a wildfire near Whisper Creek rages, it threatens everything--and everyone--in it ...more
Paperback, 379 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Mira Books
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Nov 26, 2010 Gemma rated it liked it
This was a pretty good read, but quite easy to put down. I finished without a lot of trouble, but it wasn't a story that tempted me to keep reading past my bedtime.

I felt that the author was trying to deal with too much in too little space. Because of that, the romance suffered a bit. More time was given to developing other story threads, like the hero's hang-ups over his father, or his father learning to communicate and be more flexible. At times, so much attention was given to the forest fire
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Oct 08, 2012 Anne Holly rated it liked it
Shelves: gave-away
For the most part, this novel did its job. It delivered a long-format romance between two generally likeable people, with a believable setting and secondary characters, with a bit of emotion and conflict.

There was a lot going on in this, with a major forest fire lasting throughout the book, as well as issues of religion and faith and tolerance, forgiveness, loss, grief, family, sin, etc. (There was even some sort of demon stalking the heroine at one point, which might have been symbolic, but I'
Sep 23, 2011 Christine rated it it was amazing
This was one of the best romances I have ever read! The characters were very real because there was a huge amount of character development. I absolutely loved the deep conversations that the two main characters had about life. Although I personally am unorthodox in my religious beliefs, I thoroughly enjoyed the religious conversations that Mary had with Sam and his father. These conversations were done in such a way that this book didn't stray into the "inspirational" genre.
Aug 28, 2013 Marie rated it liked it
I really liked this story. While the story flowed well and held my interest, the writting style was a little too formal for the romance genre. I hadn't read anything by this author before but I would pick up a book by her again.
Jan 08, 2009 Dawn rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone who enjoys romantic suspense.
Recommended to Dawn by: Caught my eye in the bookstore.
This book was from a three part series that takes place in a small town in Colorado. Unfortunately, I read the first & second book out of order, but you could just read one of the books and it would still be a good story.
Jul 09, 2010 Marianne rated it really liked it
Learned about high mountain fires, firefighters, a rigid minister and his alienated son. Nice read.
Jun 18, 2014 Virginia rated it really liked it
loved it
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July Thunder by Rachel Lee (2002)
Aug 18, 2014 Jan rated it did not like it
Don't know what I was thinking, not my cup of tea at all.
Sep 20, 2007 LJ rated it it was ok
July Thunder - Ok
Rachael Lee
Teacher whose son was killed by a car; cop who is the son of a strict minister; forest fire.

Nov 01, 2015 Cherry-Ann rated it it was ok
It was okay. A bit dated though in terms of outlook and mannerism. Easy read.
Nov 25, 2016 Megan rated it it was amazing
Great book!!
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