A Reason to Sin (Forrester Brothers #3)
by Maureen McKade (Goodreads Author)
Rebecca Colfax had been a well-to-do young woman with a bright future in St. Louis. Then her husband gambled all her money away and disappeared into the night. Alone, homeless and desperate, she was forced to take her son to an orphanage, and now she's determined to do anything to get him back. Little did she know she'd encounter a man destined to change the course of her...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published March 4th 2008 by Berkley
(first published 2008)
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Oct 12, 2008 Julie (jjmachshev) rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I'm pretty sure this is my first book by Maureen McKade. Her writing style has a really good flow and her characters are interesting, although sometimes confusing, people. My only real complaint about this story is that I didn't buy the premise of why the heroine had to work in a saloon in a different town and why she never involved the authorities. Rebecca needs money to retreive her child from the orphanage where she placed him when she could no longer afford to care for him. She's also lookin...more
This is the third and last book in the series and I liked it. I'd liked the first and hated the second. But the author redeemed herself again with this one. I'd give it a strong B to B-. The characters were reasonable people who I understood. Since it is the last of the series, I wish the epilogue had been longer. It was as short as it could possibly be and still have the three brothers meet. I felt short-changed by that. At times it seemed a little repetitive. I'd have liked to see a deeper dev...more
Apr 25, 2012 Kit★ rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
3.5 Stars! Still craving a historical setting, I looked to the romance section of my TBR and spotted this one. Really, the deciding factor was that I had just recently watched all 3 seasons of the show Deadwood, and had that Western, rough town saloon kinda setting on my mind. Since the heroine, Rebecca, starts working in a saloon and falling for a gambler, it seemed like it'd be a good choice, and it was. It was a good, quick read, and while it didn't make me get emotional, or nothing, it wasn'...more
A quick read about a woman named Rebecca whose husband has gambled away all her money and abandoned her. She has to go to work at a saloon to survive in the old west. She is trying to find him to let him know that they have a son. Slater is a faro dealer at the salon where she works and helps her get her life straight.
Maureen McKade has been making up stories since the moment she learned to read, write and string sentences together. Her first book, "Winter Hearts", published in 1997 was a finalist in the Romance Writers of America's (RWA) Golden Heart contest, then a finalist in RWA's RITA for best first book. Since then, she's written thirteen more books and a short story for an anthology.More about Maureen McKade...
She taught middle sch...more
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