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Trouble in Paradise

3.04  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Roy McMillan Had Vowed to Live and Die a Bachelor!

But the McMillan credo didn't set too well the day that Ellie Fitzsimmons stepped off the train in Paradise, Nebraska. The confounded beauty lit up an October day with her sunshine. And though she was there to visit his brother, Roy had trouble keeping that fact in mind—and not making a complete fool of himself!

Ellie was in
Paperback, 297 pages
Published September 26th 2000 by Harlequin Books (first published September 1st 2000)
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This should have been a fun, quick read---actually, it should have been a novella. There was so little story/plot in this category-length romance that there were no fewer than six viewpoint characters (possibly seven---I think I’m forgetting someone) and three romances! And the big conflict between the main couple, Ellie and Roy, was one of my pet-peeves in the genre: the Big Misunderstanding Based on an Initial Falsehood. There's an assumption made of who she is/what her background is before sh ...more
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Trouble was what she was in when Ellie Fitzsimmons realized that she was being fired from her job as a serving girl because she was pregnant. With no where to go and no family to rely on, she made the dramatic decision to use her new pen pal as an excuse to move from New York to Nebraska. Receiving a letter about the impending arrival of the lady that had been corresponding with him, Parker McMillan had to inform his brother Roy about their houseguest. As confirmed bachelors, the McMillan brothe ...more
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Recommends it for: anyone that loves western romances!
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Liz grew up in a little bitty town in East Texas called Martins Mill. As a child she loved animals, so she raised rabbits and didn't think all that much of reading until her third grade teacher, Mrs. Sides, read The Yearling aloud in class. Books about animals! She was hooked.

She attended high school in San Antonio and after graduation attended Southern Methodist University, where she earned a BFA
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