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To Love and Cherish (Brannt Family)

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  562 ratings  ·  21 reviews

Shelby Kane wasn't about to let her friend's bossy brother run off his family's ranch again! And Kingston Brannt kept a tight rein on his volcanic desires, but made it abundantly clear that he resented Shelby's sweetly distracting presence--and the fiery passion she stirred in him. Although the ruggedly handsome, impossibly stubborn cowboy fought their explosive attraction

Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published (first published 1980)
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4.3 stars


OH God I love her so much

*deep breath*

Okay, okay I think I'm fine now. NO WAIT-

*more deep breaths*

Yeah, I think I'm okay now.

Anyways, as I was saying. GOD-DAMMIT I LOVE DIANA PALMER SO MUCH!!!! (Must. Resist. From. Adding. Another. Gif. Must. Resist.)

So last night I picked up at least five different books, which I all abandoned because GOD-DAMMIT I WANTED A HEROINE WHO ISN'T IMMATURE OR BITCHY OR DECEPTIVE, A HEROINE WHO LOVES THE HERO LIKE HE IS SUPPOSED TO BE LO
I loved Shelby and King. She is in love with King but he doesn't know it. When she announces her engagement to his younger brother, our brooding jealous hero is determined to make Shelby his.

Love Diana Palmer for her innocent sweet heroines and dark brooding heroes and this book didn't disappoint!
Amanda Sheila
I like this book!

Shelby's a model and friends with Danny. But Danny's older brother, Kingston, seems to despise Shelby so much. He thinks that Shelby's a spoiled rotten model who loved to spent money like her actress mother, but he didn't knew that she's not like that. When Danny come and propose just for an act, Shelby couldn't say no. That's when Kingston went red..

Very very typical of Diana Palmer and the storyline's very familiar with one of her books but I can't remember which one.

Terri Nguyen
When I started this book I thought "why is doesn't this girl grab a pair and tell this jerk off." Then I realized that it was published in 1979. I guess that was before women really started to stand up for themselves (which is probably why God made me an adult today and not then). So I slacked off her a little and started to like her despite the fact she was a wimp.

The guy was a total jack-butt to the heroine. He kept calling her little girl which really got on my nerves. But he was sexy when he
**1.5 stars at best**

I could tell that this was a very old book. This book was originally published in 1979. The guy smoked everywhere, which is unusual nowadays. And man, I didn't understand how this was a romance. The guy was a total dick for the whole book then asked the woman to marry him at the end. I have no idea how she figured she was in love with him, but I guess she was used to being ignored so she didn't know any better. It was on the short side, so I didn't have to suffer long. It ju
Diana Palmer knows how to draw out the intense emotions! Though this was originally published in 1980, this story works very well today. King is a man with a quick temper and Shelby has always gotten under his skin, sparks inevitably fly when they get near each other. Shelby's been in love with King for years, but she doesn't know that his out bursts are meant to push her away, she thinks King honestly despises her and she shrinks away. You'll need some tissues handy, there are a few scenes wher ...more
Kaycee Sapinoso
There's no secret on how much I loved Diana Palmer's books. Her long-running Long Tall Texas series is still one of my favorites in the Western genre. Some of her books I actually read more than once. If I'm in a mood for a book that makes me feel that clenching feeling around my heart, Ms. Palmer's books never let me down. And To Love And Cherish was no exception. It was just what I was in the mood for.

As I don't want to provide spoilers here, I'm not going to go into details. But I want to say
Ok read, I read this story because I was curious about Morie Brannt's parents after reading Wyoming Tough(Wyoming Men #1). I was not used to hero smoke all the time, but this novel was published long before I was born, maybe it's fashion in romance at that time. Anyway, I hoped DP would consider writing a book about Danny Brannt . . . why did he marry his former secretary(mentioned in Wyoming Tough(Wyoming Men #1)) rather than Mary Kate? According to this story, he liked her a lot, what happened ...more
In my review for Wyoming Tough, I've mention that I'll give this one a final try since two of Diana Palmer's recent novel had left me very disappointment.

Oh well, thanks to this book, I feel that there is so hope for Diana Palmer. I may not be reading anything she'd published recently but I think her older ones are pretty decent. I'm not planning to catch up with anything from her now but I may come back and give her another try one of these days.

I rate this one a three because despite lack of
Similar to other Palmer books but I like her stories so I liked this as well.
Alexis-Morgan Roark
Sep 09, 2011 Alexis-Morgan Roark rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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I just don't know...WHY do I torture myself with these books?
One of the sweetest love stories ever. Shelby is in love with a strong man who fights his feelings for her until the very end. I don't want to give anything away but you need to read this story!
Didn't enjoy this one as much as the previous Diana Palmer book I read this week but was a quick simple read that was cute
You have to love the Diana Palmer alpha males who just so happen to be real asses :)
Anna Wiedoff
Great read

Diana palmer's books are always a great read. I've enjoyed them all. Hope you enjoy them too, just as I have.
One of my favorite Diana Palmer genre stylized books. It is what it is just read it for fun.
Dannis Cole
This book had me nearly trembling all the way through. Shelby went through the wringer and King acted like a total jerk. I think I would have run away and kept running, but knowing Diana Palmer, King would calm down and be a kinder person later on [at least, I hope]. I liked the book and it is well worth reading, but I will save my higher ratings for her others, notably Morcai Battalion. :) I loved Shelby and the other characters, but I found it very hard to love King.
If you like this one you need to read Wyoming Tough (view spoiler) It's also a super cheesy harlequin like only Diana Palmer can deliver.
Narita Wijaya
I just finished read ebook series from this novel and i can say i LOVE this book because i can'r put down my mobile and keep read until 3.40 am... this novel NOT contain steaming hot sex but can make your heart beat faster...
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Susan Eloise Spaeth was born on 11 December 1946 in Cuthbert, Georgia, USA. She was the eldest daughter of Maggie Eloise Cliatt, a nurse and also journalist, and William Olin Spaeth, a college professor. Her mother was part of the women's liberation movement many years before it became fashionab
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