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Accounting for Love

(Long Valley #1)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  2,484 ratings  ·  339 reviews

Is she the answer to his dreams…or the person who will be forced to destroy them?

He’s a farmer, dammit, not a bookkeeper

When Stetson Miller inherits his father’s farm in Idaho, he’s too focused on crops and yields to pay attention to the financial side of things. The next thing he knows, he’s got a stack of unpaid bills, the bank is threatening
Published March 4th 2018 by Wright's Reads (first published October 2016)
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3.5 stars

A little bit too fairy tale for my taste, but I enjoyed the author's style.
Jul 05, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Short,insta lust-love and one hot cowboy and a pretty city girl.
Jan 21, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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SA Krishnan
Jul 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Jennifer is an accountant and she is looking into Stetson’s account after he missed a payment on his farm loan. The tension between Stetson and Jennifer was very aptly dealt with Carmelita, who is the housekeeper of Stetson’s house.
Carmelita is a wonderful character and one that stays in my mind long after the book is over.
Overall, the way the two characters got together was great fun. But it seemed a little hurried.
But nonetheless, it was enjoyable all the way through.
Lovely romance.
Aylen Ainsley
This western cowboy romance is set in Idaho in the American west. Accountant Jennifer is sent out from the city to audit the books of farmer/rancher Stetson. He’s hostile toward her because he thinks Jenn is trying to find a way to cause him to lose his farm to the bank. It takes Stetson a while to figure out that it’s just the opposite. She actually is trying to save the farm for him. Once he figures that out, this story heats up and moves quickly from lust, to insta-love, to marriage and pregn ...more
Aug 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Really great characters. I am looking forward to Wyatt's story. ...more
Dec 05, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Oh god. Do you ever read a book to the end because you honestly can't imagine how much worse it will get? This was one of those. It was a fast read, if it were longer it would have been a DNF.

Honestly, I liked the premise and I liked the potential of the characters, but it was all so shallowly executed. So much potential wasted. Both characters were kind of two dimensional and little time was spent trying to flesh them out. They know each other all of two three days then they split and there's
Cali Jewel
Jan 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Emotional Roller-coaster does not begin to describe the sparks flying between these two. This story of love found when you are so not looking for it was both entertaining and engaging all five senses at the same time kinda read.

One head strong rancher with two brothers that have moved on with their own ranches but still see him as the baby of the family. (I was an unexpected late baby too) One strong minded city dwelling female with a calculator that she is not scared to use .. (Crazy ex-boyfri
Amber van Rij
Jan 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
How to make me happy: give me a really good love story ❤ definitely want to read more of these
Lisa Tetting
Apr 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I give this book 3.5 stars and since I always round up, it get last a 4.

The book started out a little slow and it took me a while to get into the story. The gist of it was Stetson was a rancher whose land is in danger of being taken by a bank because he was unable to make a payment on a loan. He had to take out the loan when his father turned ill. Cancer treatment was expensive, causing Stetson to make the choice to try and save his father's life. He couldn't afford the treatment and the bank p
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Curly Bibliophagist
Mar 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book is a rewrite of Erin Wright's original Accounting For Love. I love her books and her writing skills have grown since she wrote the original version if this book. Doing this rewrite was a great opportunity to make Accounting For Love even better.

Stetson is raises cattle and is a row crop farmer. He also has a big chip on his shoulders. Stetson inherited the farm when his father died. Stetson is the youngest of threee sons. Typically, the farm would pass to the oldest son, hus brother Wy
Rebecca A. Bamford
Great Romantic Read

This was a great romantic read. Characters are well developed and engaging. Stetson has inherited his father's farm, never one to pay attention to paper work and paying bills. He gets a letter saying they will foreclose i 31 days. The bank informs him they will be sending out an auditor to look at his books and he is not too happy about someone being in his space until he meets her. When the roads flood out and she is forced to stay overnight sparks fly between the two. Jennif
Angala Fox
Jan 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received a free copy of this book from the author and voluntarily chose to review.
This was a great cowboy romance with interesting characters and a wonderful story. Erin Wright did a great job writing this book. I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series. If you like hot cowboys and tough girls, pick up a copy.
Jeannie Grainger
Five Stars.
Absolutely loved it.
Well crafted story and scenes.
The sensual scenes really flowed with the story and really worked for me.
Great work Erin Wright.
I will be purchasing more of your stories.
I acquired this story in a large collection of "small town" stories called Hometown Hope. I recommend the whole collection. This was among the best of the stories.
Jo Hurst
Sep 01, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Terrible book. Plot line could have been great but failed dismally. The characters had no substance and were sex starved clearly. This tried to be 50 shades of cowboy and was simply awful. More sex ( and not even nicely written sex) then storyline. Wasted my last day on holiday with this sadly.
Bill Megenity
Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very good read

I very much enjoyed Accounting for Love. It was fast enough for keeping me immersed but leave me behind. I would enjoy more of her stories but I am limited financially to the kindle free books. Thanks for writing it.
Emily Pennington
Mar 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Stetson Miller looked around at the extensive clutter in his deceased father’s office. He need to get this organized if he intended to save the farm! He had been given 31 days to bring the loan current or the bank would foreclose. Mumbling about what he would do to the low-down banker/thief who was coming, he ignored his housekeeper’s throat-clearing and finally turned around. Behind her was a woman sent by the bank, so he verbally attacked her too for her cowardly boss not coming here himself! ...more
Madison  Monroe
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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What can I say? I have a weakness for broody cowboys with huge "chips" on their shoulders and a rocking hot bod to go with it. Stetson was so hot, rude and he knew how to get his hands dirty. Stetson is a livestock rancher who is in default on his loan. The bank's last attempt to get their money comes in the form of Lindsay, an auditor for the bank. Lindsay's job is to audit the farm's records to see if there are any stones left unturned where money is concerned. Stetson hates Lindsay's guts fro ...more
Vera mallard
Sep 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wright created an intense romance which includes family, emotion, and an attraction that that will not be denied. Stetson can't keep his mind off the pretty little accountant in her skirt and heels; her eyes, her hair, her legs, well you get the drift. However, with preconceived ideas of city women, he's determined to overcome his attraction. Furthermore, hurts from the past color his view of Jennifer. You will love Stetson; strong, determined, and manly, his fight for his way of life will grab ...more
Nov 22, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Stetson Miller was going to lose his farm. Due to using all the savings to take care of his father dying of cancer. Now the bank wants to send an auditor to find how they can make up the back payments of the farm or lose it.
Jennifer is the auditor that the bank has sent to find out what is possible for them to get a payment or foreclose the farm. What the bank supervisor doesn't inform Jennifer is that he wants the farm to be reported as a foreclosure. To let developers take over the farm & bui
Mar 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Accounting for Love is a very good start to the Long Valley series of books about life and love in small-town Idaho. With this new rewrite the book is even better!. Erin adds her signature humor and fun throughout the book, but there are serious subjects like the trials and tribulations of family and the baggage that ex-boyfriends and girlfriends can bring to a relationship. Erin also tackles the topic of body-shaming and how disastrous it can be to a person's self esteem and confidence in bed. ...more
Oct 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Great way to start this series off.
Stetson and Jennifer
Jennifer is sent to audit Stetson’s farm as he’s fallen behind in payments to the bank after putting all the money he had into paying for cancer treatments for his father.
Jennifer doesn’t get the warmest of welcomes when she arrives but quickly gets to work since this is an everyday occurrence in her job.
Usually an audit takes a couple of weeks but Jennifer’s boss is on her back more than normal about getting this particular report and is p
Mar 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Stetson Miller has a big problem. As the youngest Miller son he has aways been the baby of the family and his two older brothers do not respect him. Add to that, he was the only inheritor of the family farm and you have a scenario for trouble. To make things worse, even-though, Stetson is a very hard worker and knows how to run the farm, but he is no bookkeeper. He has managed to miss a very important balloon payment on a substantial loan to the bank.

Jennifer Kendall is forensic accountant. She
Stacy J.
Jan 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This author was recommended to me by another author that I really like. I thought I would give it try and I am VERY glad that I did. Mrs. Wright is an amazing author.

I really liked the character of Jennifer. She is a strong, independent and caring individual. She understands that her job could be difficult to some people and she does whatever she can to help them or at least make them understand that she isn't trying to be the bad guy. She is a woman who has a wonderful heart and truly understan
Heather Blake
Mar 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Stetson Miller inherited his family farm when his father passed away. Used to taking care of the cows and yields, Stetson has to get used to paying the bills. When he is not able to pay his past due loan, the bank threatens to foreclose on his family’s farm. The bank sends out someone to audit Stetson’s farm, and of course it’s the most beautiful women his has ever seen. Having a beautiful women in his home who is also from the city causes Stetson to keep his guard up. Especially since the last ...more
Becky Claxon
Mar 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Stetson Miller inherited his father’s farm, but he hadn’t kept up with the bills and the farm is in trouble. He can’t ask his brother’s for help and admit he messed up. The bank gave him 30 days to pay on his balloon loan and the time was up. The bank is sending someone out to go over his books. Jennifer Kendall is the auditor that shows up at the farm. Stetson is not very nice to her and his housekeeper Carmelita reads him the riot act! Jennifer is there to try and find something he can do to s ...more
Janet Adams
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was ok
This is my review on the first part of the book. I’m really close to stopping and not finishing it. Ooh this story and that’s not entirely ooh in a good way. The first part of it frustrated me to no end. It was slow so I felt like I had been reading forever only to find out that I was only a quarter of the way in. I liked Stetson but did the author have to make him dumb. I mean really how very naive of him to think that he could run any business and not do paperwork. He repeatedly kept saying th ...more
Danielle Carpenter
This is a quaint love story with a lot going on. It seems that Stetson is just getting over the loss of his father, and after paying his medical bills, he hasn't been able to make the balloon payment on the farm/ranch. So the bank sends an accountant to do his books. Stetson is not happy about the bank sending someone in because he is afraid he is going to lose his home. Jennifer is the accountant that the bank sends. Her boss is a total jerk and over the line, I thought HR should have been put ...more
Jennie Fortna
Sep 11, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Accounting for Love by Erin Wright was part of the Kiss Me Cowboy Summer Box Set and was a new author for me but you can bet I will be reading more of her books! This is also the 1st book in the Long Valley series.

Stetson Miller inherits his father’s farm but as he works in the fields to grow the crops to pay the bills he really doesn’t pay much attention to the finances until he receives notification that they bank is threatening to foreclose on the ranch…the bank sends an auditor to the ranch
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USA Today Bestselling author Erin Wright has worked every job under the sun, including library director, barista, teacher, website designer, and ranch hand helping brand cattle, before settling into the career she’s always dreamed about: Author.

She still loves coffee, doesn’t love the smell of cow flesh burning, and has embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, traveling the country full-time in an

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