A Town Called Valentine (Valentine Valley #1)
Emily Murphy never thought she'd return to her mom's rustic hometown in the Colorado Mountains. But after her marriage in San Francisco falls apart, leaving her penniless and heartsick, she returns to her old family home to find a new direction for her life. ...more
Emily Murphy has come to Valentine Valley, Colorado on the heels of a bad marriage/recent divor ...more
Emily Murphy finds herself back in Valentine Valley, a mountain town she hasn’t been in since she was a little girl. Now that her mom has passed away, Emily has inherited a store on the main street of this town. Emily has decided now that she has di ...more
Emily Murphy stops at a tavern intending to eat and be on her way. Nate Thalberg, one tall, long drink of water who Emily meets at the tavern, entices her into a game ...more
01/12 – Avon, a division of HarperCollins Publishers
Why are making choices so difficult?
Emily Murphy is free from her ex-husband and shedding the past to build a bright future. A few backward steps are required to do this, one of which is selling the building in Valentine Valley the town where her family is from. Emily led an eclectic lifestyle with her mother and rarely visited so why does this town feel like home. The unexpected need for some reconstruction ...more
Emily Murphy finds herself back in Valentine Valley, a mountain town she hasn't been in since she was a little girl. Now that her mom has passed away, Emily has inherited a store on the main street of this town. Emily has decided now that she has di ...more
Welcome to Valentine Valley - where broken hearts come home to mend, and true love may lie just across the range . . .
Emily Murphy never thought she'd return to her mom's rustic hometown in the Colorado Mountains. But after her marriage in San Francisco falls apart, leaving her penniless and heartsick, she returns to her old family home to find a new direction for her life. On her first night back, though, a steamy encounter with handsome rancher Nate Thalberg is not the fresh start she had i
Welcome to the Colorado Mountains.
This debut novel is hopefully the beginning to many additional installments.
Emily Murphy came to Valentine, Colorado to escape her past. Emily is recently divorced and hoping to quickly sale the building she inherited from her mother – she is going to use to the proceeds from the sale to fund her college tuition. However, she runs into problems at every turn; she has a meet and greet, make that meet-and-grope, session with a ...more
Nate Thalberg is a real ladies man. Not that any woman got past his ten date rule. Nate has wounds, and refuses to hurt another woman…or himself for that matter.
Emily discovers something she never imagined. As her mother’s secret unravels, so does Emily’s heart. Nate learns to live life, and in the process ...more
Not too bad for a first book, but it had some storyline issues. One minute a character says this then the next minute it's something else. And the character wasn't lying or anything. The author just seemed to have forgotten what road she was going down with her story and the book just wasn't edited properly.
Besides that problem, I liked the feel of the story and its setting. I seem to have this thing for small town-esque books with the whole everybody and their grandmother knows about you. Ha. ...more
Nate Thalberg, has always lived in Valentine and is the local cowboy who all the woman would love to get a hold of. Unfortunately for them he ...more
It's about a woman who had deep sad past who go to her mother's town she grow up, a town that gives her much love and revealed secrets...
She doesn't need to be tough, but she does...
Even she does need love or husband, but she does...
She needs someone who can make her believe that love still exist.
All her adventures in that town is worth it for her future...
This story about a woman returning to her mother's home town to sell her building and then head back to school is so much more than that. It's a story about finally standing up for yourself and realizing your true potential.
Along the way she discovers secrets that her mother hid from her and a town and new friends to call her own.
It doesn't hurt that the hero of the story is an all around good guy trying to take care of ever ...more
All I will say is that I grew up in and around small mountain towns like Valentine. So, I was really looking forward to reading a romance set in the locale of a mounta ...more
I'm not a romantic person. Shock I know especially that I am a woman, but nevertheless I have no romantic bone in my body. And still I enjoyed immensely this book. Nicely written, funny, sad, true. All of those things and more. Wants you to live in Valentine's Valley with rest of the characters. Good read!
Now that her three children are grown, Emma loves spending time crocheting and singing (although not ...more