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Yellow Rose Bride

3.85  ·  Rating Details ·  480 Ratings  ·  26 Reviews
Seven years ago, seamstress Vonnie Taylors husband of twenty-four hours, Adam Baldwin, had their marriage annulled. Now she faces the ultimate indignity sewing the wedding dress for his new bride. Vonnie hasnt gotten over the handsome rancher, though shed tried to put him out of her mind ever since a family feud had doomed them. Now, as past secrets are uncovered, danger i ...more
Published July 2014 by Harlequin (first published December 1st 2006)
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Dec 14, 2010 Kathryn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I have to agree with another reviewer who described the lead, Vonnie Taylor, as wishy-washy. She is. She is stubborn and, at times, very stupid. Why authors believe that these qualities would be endearing or desirable to men is beyond me.

The prologue features a shootout that leaves a family dead and begets a bitter, lifelong feud between two men which reaches their offspring, Vonnie Taylor and Adam Baldwin. Married for a scant 24 hours when they were adolescents, Vonnie is now a much-admired se
Oct 16, 2011 Denise rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The prologue starts the story in 1865 with four men coming home from the Civil War. A tragic incident happens. The book jumps ahead 33 years to 1898. The story revolves around the story of two of the four men's children. Adam and Vonnie fell in love. The two young people sneaked away (7 years earlier in 1891) and talk a judge into marrying them. Then the girl gets cold feet and begs her husband of a few hours to get their brief marriage annulled. Adam is crushed but complies with Vonnie's wishes ...more
Jul 06, 2014 Mary rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
How nice that Lori re-wrote her story for the Inspirational/Christian market!

A lovely story of three families who have hidden deep bitterness from an incident soon after the Civil War. The event and rift threatened a second generation teen unconsummated marriage forever dies, and another painfully reveals the issues involved. A story of love. loss, reconciliation and forgiveness. I recommend!
Patricia Hullet
Jul 09, 2014 Patricia Hullet rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lori Copeland is an excellent author. I don't think I have ever been disappointed in any of her books that I have read. This book was rewritten in a Christian format which brought a lot to the story. I loved all the characters, the only part that I had a hard time believing was that two characters in the book both went bonkers when their spouses died. Otherwise, good book.
Well, I think the writing itself was pretty good, but the characters and the storyline were just...ridiculous. That much drama is a bit overdone and there is a reason soap operas aren't made into my knowledge. If they are, then there's a reason not many people know about it. I gave it two stars because I like the author's writing style and the premise was a good one, but the circumstances surrounding it were awful. There is no way any self respecting man would still have feelings for ...more
This was okay, but a bit dragged out. I felt like the characters allowed easily fixed problems to separate them.
Lillian Bittle
Dec 18, 2015 Lillian Bittle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
This was a wonderful book! Lori Copeland has always been a favorite of mine. This book just confirmed why!
Debbie Turner
Another good book of Lori Copeland. An old west novel.
I really enjoyed this book most of the way through it, but it cut off weird at the end and really didn't wrap up very well. There are still things that I am not sure who did them and their reasons for doing what they did.
Jan 30, 2013 Sarah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very light read but at the same time very compelling. It was definitely a very strong female main character development story from start to finish with ample mystery/suspense and romance tossed together.
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
I really liked this book. It had all the elements a good Historical Romance book should have without all the steamy romance scenes but a sweet romance none the less with an edge of mystery as well.
Jul 06, 2009 Jaclyn rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoy Lori Copeland's book, but they are very predictable with little conflict in the plot. I read them when I want a light read that won't take over my life.
Ugh. Too religious. It's added in and just too forced. The author even says she adds in her "values" since the book was published the first time.
Mar 03, 2008 Jacquie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love books by Lori Copeland. She has a quick wit and the books are very clean. This is a love story in Texas in the 19th century.
Sep 17, 2011 Jeanne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book. I really didn't know who the bad guy was until the author told us. A good story. Not too corny(only a little bit).
Jun 28, 2008 Barb rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow, this one had a lot of ups and downs. Was totally clueless on the who done it part. That one supprised me big time.
Nov 04, 2012 Tausha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Oct. 2012
I picked this one up again just looking for a quick read. I still give it a four. Cute read!
❆ Crystal ❆
I thought this was an ok story... I read about 2 years ago. 3 stars.
Dec 14, 2011 Englandjennifer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Romance, some mystery, a great author. Good book.
Jan 12, 2011 Ashley rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It wad just ok. Nothing less and nothing more.
Oct 20, 2012 Veronica rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great book by one of my favorite authors. :)
Jan 13, 2009 Leah rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It just went on and on and on and on.
Dec 26, 2015 Alison rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I would have to say it's her best book!
Jul 22, 2008 Jenny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really liked this book.
Dec 01, 2009 Maggie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book!!!
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Lori Copeland was born on 12 June 1941. She had a relatively late start in writing, breaking into publishing in 1982 when she was already forty years old. Over the next dozen years, her romance novels achieved much success, as was evidenced by her winning the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, The Holt Medallion, and Walden Books' Best Seller award. She has been inducted into the Missouri Wri ...more
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