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The Man from Blue River

3.37  ·  Rating details ·  54 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Westbank Ranch
West of the Blue River, Wyoming

Fraser McKenna is the Owner of Westbank Ranch.
String, too silent, a still-grieving widower.
Martha Thomas is the woman who comes to stay.

Martha's at loose ends, her job "downsized" out of existence. She's a city woman driving through the western states, looking for adventure. Then, in a small-town Wyoming newspaper, she sees this

Mass Market Paperback, Harlequin SuperRomance #689, Home on the Ranch #4, 293 pages
Published April 1996 by Harlequin SuperRomance
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Pretty good story of a man and a woman who marry to take care of 2 orphan girls. The hero is a man whose first wife died in childbirth. He has some very real emotional crap to get over and it isn't really glossed over, but is played out throughout the book. The heroine was realistically written as a 35 year old woman who wants to get married and have a baby and realizes that it just might not happen. I thought the story was well written and I liked how the hero eventually came to terms with his ...more
Oct 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Holy Romance Novels Batman !

My dry spell is OVER ! Finally, FINALLY ! Finally, after a year or so of forcing myself to trudge through one book after another. Finally, after borrowing books from the library, only to read the first 20 pages, say " meh" and take the book right back, unfinished and sad... FINALLY after a year of looking at the new books on the store shelves and not being moved to care..... FINALLY I read a book that I LIKED ! A book that made me pause in place and reread the words
Sep 23, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: own, h-mnb-s
This book was pretty good. I liked the characters and the story line. I wouldn't mind reading this again, but it wouldn't be a go-to book. There was laughter, love, sadness, stress, sweetness, and hope. The ending was a great and left a little smile on my face. Part irony and part happiness. A good book for passing time or relaxing and cuddling up for a read. Enjoy
Tammy Cable
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I would have given it 5 stars if not for the explicit sexual scenes. Everything else was superbly done! The story was gripping, I laughed, cried, yelled in frustration and generally loved all the characters!
Sep 21, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I received this book in a mixed book of Harlequins when I first started reading rommances.
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Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was ok
Typical Romance. Nothing out of the ordinary. This could have been a fun story to run with and make it a little longer read.
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Judith Bowen was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and grew up in a logging camp in the Rocky Mountain foothills. She had many friends who lived on farms and ranches, a fact to which she attributes her love of the outdoors and of rural life. She bought her first horse at age 12 with money saved from allowances, gifts, and odd jobs—the horse only cost $60 and was fresh off the range! Luckily he was ...more
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