I Love This Bar (Honky Tonk #1)
She doesn't need anything but her bar...
Daisy O'Dell has her hands full with hotheads and thirsty ranchers until the day one damn fine cowboy walks in and throws her whole life into turmoil...
He's looking for a cold drink and a moment's peace...
Instead he finds one red hot woman. She's just what he needs, if only he can convince her to come out from behind that bar, and
I LOVE THIS BAR bloody well rock.
The book starts out simply enough with Jarod McElroy walking into the local and only Honky Tonk in the area to get a drink and if truth be told to get away from his cantankerous uncle...more
I think I am glutton for punishment because I want to like these books much more than I am but I can't put them down (or close the file in this case) in hopes that something redeeming will happen. I have noticed with this author that continuity seems to be an issue. Are the boots already off or aren't they. It's only a paragraph apart so why isn't that little thing caught. And does every man she has ever met use a fist to move the lady's chin? Not even a gentle index finger...more
I like the cover.
What a perfect Valentine's Day book. I am not normally a reader of cowboy romances, but after reading another book by the author, I wanted to give it a try. It's got fun characters, a not altogether unpredictable plot, but great details. Brown blends i...more
As a romance, the book is sweet. It's a cute story. Normally I'd give it 4 stars. The reason I'm docking the book, is because it doesn't deliver what it promises in the blurb. When I go into re...more
Brown does a good job with the character development and the sexual tension. She manages to produce an authentic feel to the story with her descriptions of the Honky Tonk (complete with specific country and western songs, lyrics and artis...more
A lot of fun to read, the characters are quir...more
Jarod's attraction to Daisy is immediate but once he realized she is a barmaid, he refuses to get involved. Daisy has trust issues due to a previous abusive relationship, and tends to keep men at arms length. The fact Jarod is only in town temporarily to care for his ailing uncle Emmett doesn't help matters.
Uncle Emmett has Alzh...more
I love this book! I adore a good cowboy romance and this was a good one! It had me laughing and crying...I went through a whole range of emotions.
I completely fell in love with these characters. They were a great "down home" bunch and I must say that I thought Chigger was great. She made me laugh out loud everytime her character came up.
If you enjoy a good country romance then this is one to check out. I am really looking forward to the next one in this series Hell, Yeah....I think it's going to...more
Jarod McElroy moved down to Texas to care for his Uncle Emmett and help him with his ranch. When Jarod walked into the Honky Tonk, he was just looking for a place to hang out for a while. He did not realize the woman of his dreams would fall into his lap.
Daisy literally falls for Jarod. Now all Jarod can think about is Daisy and finding a w...more
On a side note, the kindle version of this book was terribly formatted- it often spontaneously went into center justified text, and when a character's inner thoughts were italicized, the text frequently continued that font into sentences that should have been back to regular print.
I didn't like the main character claiming to be an independent woman. She really wasn't.
That' being said I love Carolyn Brown and this was no exception. I love the character view points and I love that it's light hearted and easy to read.
The novel also made me crave peach cobbler and bbq, which is not necessarily a bad thing either.