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Reese's Cowboy Kiss: Witness Protection - Rancher Style: Blake's Story

(Sweet Montana Bride #1)

4.03  ·  Rating details ·  1,199 ratings  ·  170 reviews
Texan pageant winner, Reese Taylor, has a former classmate who wants her dead. Now she must leave her friends and family to enter a protection program on Emerson Ranch. A group of good-looking cowboys awaits her, but Reese has her eye on Blake Emerson, the one man too busy with the ranch to give her a chance. Blake Emerson has no time to go lookin' for love. He's got a ran ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published May 13th 2014)
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Katie W
Jul 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Reese is adorable! She is so sweet and naturally happy, that even a scary situation with a stalker doesn't keep her down for long. I loved the way she would interact with Blake and the ranch hands, having fun in the midst of tense times. She's a very likable girl, with her beauty shining through, both inside and out.

Blake is such a traditional man. He's very kind and caring, almost taking his role of protector too seriously, all the in name of being honorable, hard-working, and supportive. He's
Kathy Jo
4.5 Stars

I really enjoyed Reese's Cowboy Kiss. Life has been a bit hectic and crazy lately so it was nice to disappear into a book and get a much needed break from reality.

This series has been on my TBR list for a few years now so I decided it was time to read them! I loved Reese and Blake! I did want to knock Blake up side the head of few times but thank goodness he finally came to his senses! Him and Reese are perfect together! *dreamy sigh*

I do have to say that the stalker was definitely a
Aimee (Getting Your Read On)
May 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Best day ever! This book was waiting for me when I first got up this morning. I took the morning by mad rush to get all my "must-do” items done so I could read.

Kimberly Krey is one of my all-time favorite authors and every time a new book is released it feels like Christmas day.

Kimberly knows how to bring tension, chemistry and sizzle to her books. In this book, the chemistry between Reese and Blake is utterly palpable. I could feel it. I call it the “steam, steam, it’s so fogged up I can’t br
I want to thank Kimberly Krey, author and Goodreads First Reads Giveaway for the eBook Kindle copy of Reese's Cowboy Kiss: Witness Protection ~ Ranch Style: Blake's Story ~ Sweet Montana Bride ~ Book 1 that I won in the Giveaway.

It all started for Reese Taylor that night she was to give up her title at a beauty pageant. The new winner is shot by mistake and Reese goes into witness protection far from her Texas home.

Blake Emerson, Montana rancher has helped with witness protection before and was
I enjoyed this read, but there were flaws along the way. It is a nice concept, but the story feels slow mid-way through. The reason for he need of protection seems to be forgotten, often. Then suddenly the danger pops up again.

Reese is sweet, too sweet at times. I generally like her, it's just the pageant girl stuff. She is also shockingly naive at times. Oh, and I am not even going to get into the TSTL(too stupid to live) moments at the end.

Blake tends to run hot and cold, it was hard to reall
Ruth Hill
Jul 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014-reads, romance
Romances are something that I typically enjoy, but all too often, they are forgettable. I can honestly say that my favorite romance, "Sierra" by Taylor Dean, is one that resonated with me, and since that time, no other book has gotten close to the euphoria I felt as I read that book. Until now. This book is everything I love--clean romance, mystery, comedy--all rolled into one. And I can honestly say that this book is just a notch below my favorite.

When I call this a clean romance, I mean that t
Tressa (Wishful Endings)
Jun 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: prism-book-tours
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3.5 stars

I really loved the first book I read from this series, Cassie's Cowboy Crave (which also has my favorite cover from this series). The second book, Jade's Cowboy Crush, I enjoyed, but I didn't feel it had as much of the sass and humor as the first one. Then we get to Reese's Cowboy Kiss, which is really the first book in the series just written and released last, and I loved that there was plenty of that sass and humor from these characters as the first boo
I really liked this one and thought this was a fun series. The author published the books in reverse order, starting with book three Cassie's Cowboy Crave). I admit, when I first read that one I felt like I was missing something. Each book focuses on a different brother and each help hide people in the witness protection program. I think each book could probably stand on its own, but I think they're a lot more enjoyable reading them in order. Now that book one is out and I've finished it, I
Jul 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2014
Kimberly's books remind me a lot the books written by one of my favorite authors Marcia Lynn McClure. There is a lot of passionate kissing and a few mild swear words but otherwise they are clean. The characters are good people with good morals and values and they try to do the right thing. When I'm done reading I have my happily ever after and a smile on my face.

This book is 1st in the series but I read the series backwards because that is they way Kimberly wrote and released them. If you haven'
May 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is a well written and romantic love story with a bit of mystery and tension. Reese Taylor is a beauty pageant winner with a rather dangerous secret admirer. After he follower her to the rest room and killed someone that he thought was Reese, the authorities sent her into witness protection. Blake Emerson's uncle is sheriff in their town and he like to cooperate with the authorities and has agreed to host people in the witness protection program. When he gets the call that Reese needs to be ...more
Lisa  (Bookworm Lisa)
May 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Kimberly Krey does an amazing job at creating a story that is fun and entertaing. Reese's personality takes the cuteness and fun factor for a female MC to a fantastic level. She is down to earth, even though she is a beauty queen. She does an amazing job at rolling with circumstances even though her life changed because of one obsessive man.

The secondary characters are likable. Blake is a man with a strong character. It's fun to see how he fights his attraction to a woman who he has sworn to pro
Paula Legate
Feb 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. It was a clean book, but it did have a bit of sizzle. The villain in the story was one sick, twisted monster. The suspense at times had me holding my breath.

Blake needed help with his ranch. He agreed to give Reese a safe place to stay and protecting the witness in return for help around the ranch. He was shocked when he arrived at the airport. Reese was not a man at all. She was a drop dead gorgeous pageant queen with no ranch experience at all. The spark of chemist
Jun 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this entire series. Looking forward to more clean romance by this author.
Chantele Sedgwick
May 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Love Kim's stuff. Can't wait to see what she comes out with next! ...more
Jan 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved It

Reese was giving her crown up after a year of being Miss Perland Rose. On the night of the crowning she ended up dancing with a guy that have her the creeps she went to refresh her makeup and go to the ladies room when she runs into the last getting the crown, but she hears a commotion and the girls has been shot. Immediately she tells them about Donald and goes into protective custody in Montana. Where she meets an falls for Blake. But things get a little dicey.
Mar 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary
I really enjoyed this first installment of the Sweet Montana Bride series. After reading book three which I enjoyed so much (and luckily was free on Amazon.) I was curious about the other books in the series so I picked this one up and was glad I did. I will definitely be reading book 2 in the series these are great clean romance books.
Jul 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was great story full of passionate feelings, and murder mystery. I loved the characters and the lovely Montana setting. Blake is so sweet and Reese is such a down to earth person. The last part is kinda scary and I wondered how things would turn out. I loved how in the end she saved herself even though she had big strong men to protect her. Great ending!!!!
May 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book has everything I could ever want: edge-of-your-seat suspense, clean yet intense romance, and learning to live life despite our fears! It has all of my literary hopes and dreams in one place. What could be better than that!? I’ll tell you what’s even better. This is one immensely talented author who knows how to pull on your heart strings from the very first word. This story wouldn’t be the exquisite masterpiece that it is without her out-of-this-world talent! Please don’t just take my ...more
Jul 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, cbd-ebooks
very good writer to grab and hold you captivated to the pt you can't put it down ...more
Aug 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
Reese held the title of Pearland Rose in her local community but on the night she was to transfer her crown to the new Pearland Rose someone tried to kill her. While in the washroom freshening up before passing over the crown, a stranger comes in and mistakenly shoots the new queen who is also preparing for the event. This is lucky for Reese but not so lucky for the in-coming Rose. Reese is immediately put into the witness protection program and flown to Montana to live on a ranch. Blake is the ...more
Mary Brown
Nov 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Reese’s Cowboy Kisses by Kimberly Krey is the first book in the Sweet Montana Bride Series and it is great beginning.

Reese Taylor is a former Beauty Queen who has a big problem, someone wants her dead. A failed attempt on her life sends her into hiding. She enters witness protection and is sent to Emerson Ranch in Montana. She is in hiding until the authorities can find the person responsible for the attempt on her life.

Blake Emerson agrees to take Reese in, figuring he now will have much need
Nov 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
This book is a romance but also a mystery. Reese Taylor is the reigning Miss Pearland’s Rose. At a barbecue/party to pass her crown over to the new Miss Pearland Rose, a creepy guy asks Reese to dance. Not wanting to be unkind, she reluctantly accepts. Her instincts are all on high alert as she feeling increasingly uncomfortable during the dance. When the music comes to a close, she hurriedly leaves to go to the restroom to freshen her makeup for the final ceremony. When she enters, the bathroom ...more
Jul 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Reese Taylor is a pageant queen about ready to give up her crown. But instead of handing off her crown, she gets targeted by a psychopath and has to go into a protection program.
I recevied a copy of the ebook free for an honest review which I've given. This review originally appeared on my blog Christy's Cozy Corners.

Reese is not what Blake Emerson is expecting. When his uncle calls and tells him he has someone with ranch experience coming to the ranch for protection, Blake expects a young man.
Stacey Miller
Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read

I couldn’t put it down. Finished it way to fast. Can’t wait to read the next one in the series.
Melody Cox
May 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book and love Kimberly Krey's Witness Protection - Rancher Style series. I have been looking forward to this book for many months.

Reese Taylor is a gorgeous Texan pageant winner who finds out an old high school classmate wants her dead. The authorities are sending her into witness protection with the Emerson family on their ranch in Montana.

Blake Emerson agrees to take on the duties of protecting a witness and giving them a job on the ranch. He is desperate for additional
Nancy Steinle gummel
Reese's Cowboy Kiss by Kimberly Krey is another delightful outing from Ms. Krey. I read the other two books in this series and they all are exceptional. All have the premise of hiding an individual in the witness protection program. This one is no different. Reese is a local Texan town's beauty queen. On the night she is to relinguish her crown, a stranger is watching her all evening. On the next to the last dance he asks Reese for a dance. She feels fearful of him.She discovers she knows him fr ...more
Oct 31, 2014 rated it liked it
Reese Taylor, a pageant winner, witnessed a brutal crime & has been placed in the witness protection program. Blake Emerson & his family have housed several witnesses on their ranch. Looking forward to having an additional hand to help around the ranch, Blake was shocked to find Reese at the airport. Blake finds himself not only worrying about protecting Reese from the creepy man targeting her, but his three ranch hands & himself!
A fun "dessert" read with a little suspense at the end!
I liked the
B. D. Mann
Jul 19, 2016 rated it liked it
As a devoted fan of clean romances I was pleased to discover Kimberly Krey as an author in the genre. Reese’s Cowboy Kiss was my first venture into Ms. Krey’s offerings. When I saw that 59% of Amazon reviewers gave her a 5 star rating I was confident of a first class read. Overall this was a good experience, but I find it hard to fall in line with the exuberant 5 star reviewers. I did not find the depth in either the characters or in the story line to meet my personal standards of a 5 star story ...more
Mar 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I loved this book! It's an exciting romance suspense story. Reese is ready to pass
her crown, to the new Miss Pearland Rose,
when something terrible happens. She is
sent to Montana, till the suspect is caught.
Blake arrived at the airport, to pick up the witness, who they are going to protect.
While there, he will work as a ranch hand.
Except it"s a woman. A very beautiful woman.
I really enjoyed reading this story!
Paula Bothwell
Okay, this is considered a "clean" romance, but that means PG-ish to me. This one has descriptive kissing which flips it to PG13 because I wouldn't want a kid reading it. Plus, the bad guy is creepy as heck so I'll stick with my rating.

Reese is a level-headed and brave h. Blake is a hottie-cowboy who falls in love with her when she moves to his ranch as part of the witness protection program. Yep. It's great. I mean, you know what the journey looks like, but there is some awesome scenery alo
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