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The Outlaw's Bride

3.38  ·  Rating Details ·  82 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Isobel Matas's hope of marriage to her betrothed depends on recovering her dowry from the outlaws who killed her father and stole her inheritance. But, while traveling in New Mexico territory, she witnesses a murder that changes everything. Suddenly, her own life is threatened--until she's rescued by fast-talking cowboy Noah Buchanan. Isobel's only chance for survival is t ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Steeple Hill Books (first published January 1st 2010)
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Linnette
Nov 22, 2010 Linnette rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Catherine Palmer is one of my favorite authors, but I have to say that I struggled to get through this book. There were too many characters/names and something was missing. I was constantly caught off guard by the hero and heroine's actions/reactions. There wasn't enough description of the their inner turmoil adn character to allow me to understand why they did the things they did through out most of the book. I think she was so focused on getting down the particulars of the historical events th ...more
Michelle
A pretty good book. It's a short, easy read. There were some places where things seemed to be repeated - like the hero admits his love, then later admits his love again as if it's the first time. But overall, it's a fun book if you are looking for a quick read. It's based on true events although the main characters are fictional. It centers around the Lincoln County War in New Mexico.

Isobel Matas has come to New Mexico territory to retrieve her land titles from the man who killed her father, an
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Strawberry
Oct 22, 2015 Strawberry rated it liked it
If you get picky, you won't like this book. When you read the story focus on the romance, not the historical events and if the conversation between them seem jumpy, just see it as an abrupt attempt to change the subject and you'll be okay. I would have liked the story more if it had ended soon after the part that takes place in Santa Fe. I think in an attempt to be historical we jumped from location to location a little much. I also would have liked the story more if he had not had to learn the ...more
Sherrie
Aug 26, 2012 Sherrie rated it did not like it
could not make it through the third chaper. bad
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Excellent story and full characters!
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Catherine Palmer lives in Atlanta with her husband, Tim, where they serve as missionaries in a refugee community. They have two grown sons. Cathy is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University and holds a master's degree in English from Baylor University. Her first book was published in 1988. Since then she has
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