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April in Bloom

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When April Shelnutt and former sheriff Kurt Muldoon plant seeds of speculation in the minds of some matchmaking church ladies, the good folks of Wileyville, Kentucky, are in for a lesson in life, love and minding your own business!
Paperback, 253 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Steeple Hill (first published 2006)
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Charline Bonham
Jan 02, 2017 Charline Bonham rated it really liked it
Sheriff Kurt Mulldoon and April Shelnutt are trying to forget and overcome past hurts. Kurt doesn't want to be part of the local gossip or subject April to it so he stays away or meets her in secret. April has had enough of secret meetings and calls it off. Can they overcome past hurts?
Sarah
Mar 05, 2011 Sarah rated it it was ok
I used to think I liked serial paperback romances ... and then I read a poorly written one. In my defense I got this book as part of my free gift for joining a Christian romance club, that I figured would be easy enough to cancel, but in the meantime would give me a fresh supply of cheap romance novels. Maybe that's not such a good thing.

I can tell Jones thinks dialogue is her strong point, evidenced by the teaser chapter for her next book that's entirely dialogue, but she seems to spend all her
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Jaclynn
Jul 17, 2010 Jaclynn rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2010
This story is about April, a spinster, and the influence an older woman (never married either) has in her life. Basically the theme is to bloom where you are planted, as well as to give love a chance. Kurt, too afraid of his past to love again, must also learn to prune away the dead branches so that new life can take hold.
Joan
Jun 29, 2012 Joan rated it it was ok
There is an interesting premise in this novel if you are a sucker for romance, like I am; but the dialog was confusing at times, the plot seemed forced, and the outcome was too predictable. I finished the book by skimming just because I am a compulsive "finisher."
Jennifer
May 19, 2014 Jennifer rated it liked it
This book was okay. There were several eye-rolling moments, and Mrs. Cora was a little off. It wasn't memorable, but I didn't have to force myself to keep reading it.
Anna
Jul 02, 2011 Anna rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2011
Redundant and boring. The plot tries really hard to be deep, but there's SO much hype and beating around the bush that it's just anti-climactic.
Olean Public Library
Aug 20, 2010 Olean Public Library rated it really liked it
-This is a good story. Very interesting, as it is about a person getting away from meddling townspeople.
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