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A Marriage-Minded Man (Wed In The West #3)

3.91  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
"HONEY, YOU DON'T REALLY WANT THIS."

But Tess Montoya knew exactly what she wanted --- a hot, no-strings-attached night with town bad boy Eli Garrett, her old high school boyfriend. After all, when you're being stressed by your unreliable ex, why not blow off steam with the one man who knows you best? Besides, there was no way she was ever going to let sexy Eli back in her
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Paperback, Silhouette Special Edition #1994, 217 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Silhouette Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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Susan
Apr 12, 2010 Susan rated it it was ok
Shelves: harlequin
A short, sweet story from Karen Templeton. I enjoy her 'voice' and sense of humor, though the many quips at the beginning of the book had me saying 'enough already'. But she soon stopped and went forward with the story. Nothing earth shattering here. I enjoyed the characters, but wished the heroine would have stopped being a martyr towards the end of the book.
SuperWendy
Apr 03, 2013 SuperWendy rated it really liked it
Textbook example of what Karen Templeton excels at writing - nice romances about nice "regular" people. A solid reunion story featuring a couple who were high school sweethearts.
Nothing Like A Good Book!!!! Wood
JUST LOVED IT...
Susannah Carleton
Jun 23, 2015 Susannah Carleton rated it really liked it
A wonderful story of love, old flames, friends, and family---those you're born into and those you gather around you. Tess, a divorced single mother, and Eli, a bachelor, both have emotional baggage, but their old, high-school attraction has never died. Tess is afraid to love again, fearing she'll be hurt again. Eli, who once loved and was burned, is also afraid, but not for the same reasons. It takes some time for their to work through their pasts, but once they do, they can see their Happily ...more
Nancy Anderson
Mar 20, 2016 Nancy Anderson rated it it was amazing
So much communicating with the eyes in this!
Love how she captures the specialness of pets in this and in previous books. Belly the cat is fun.
I did not make electronic notes..just highlighted in the book as I am collecting all of this author.
Lots of tangled emotions between Tess and Eli--like real life--so an emotional, but wonderfully satisfying, read. Recommended.
Joy
Apr 02, 2011 Joy rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
A sequel of sorts to Reining In The Rancher. A recently-divorced mother of two hooks up again with her high school sweetheart, creating all sorts of awkwardness until the inevitable conclusion. Nicely done.
Zoe
Mar 25, 2010 Zoe rated it liked it
Nothing new, plot wise here, but this author is great on what writing experts call Deep Point-of-view - she gets you into her characters heads very quickly, particularly the heroine. Pretty well done.
Brandy
May 30, 2010 Brandy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good story that plodded right along. The H/h both had lives in the years apart but still had that connection. I liked it but wasn't overwhelmed. I wished the heroine would snap out of it at times. I could read the emotions but never really felt it.
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Aug 18, 2009 Janga rated it really liked it
Good reunion story. I particularly liked that the H/H had a life during the years they were apart.
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As the mother of five sons, now grown, Karen loves to write about real people dealing with the drama (and humor) of everyday life. Over the past fifteen years, Karen has written nearly 50 books for Harlequin/Silhouette and Red Dress Ink, and three of her Special Edition titles (A Mother's Wish (2009) Welcome Home, Cowboy (2011) and A Gift for All Seasons (2013) have won the RITA award, the romance ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Wed In The West (6 books)
  • A Mother's Wish (Wed In The West, #1)
  • Reining in the Rancher (Wed in the West, #2)
  • Welcome Home, Cowboy (Wed In The West, #4)
  • Adding Up to Marriage (Wed In The West, #5)
  • Husband Under Construction (Wed In The West, #6)

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