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How the West Was Wed

(Two-Time Texas #3)

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4.40  ·  Rating details ·  35 ratings  ·  11 reviews
The only thing threatening their success is love.

After finding herself a widow at the age of twenty-six, JOSIE JOHNSON moves back home to Two-Time, Texas and takes over the towns only newspaper, the Gazette. Everything works as planned until the very charming, very handsome BRANDON WADE moves to town to start his own newspaper. At first Josie welcomes the competition,
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Kindle Edition, 279 pages
Published March 13th 2018 by Ten Talents Press
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Lori D
A delightful fun visit back to Two-Time, Texas in 1884 where Josie Johnson and Brandon Wade were about to go head to head in a newspaper battle!
Josie, now a widow, had bought the Gazette, the only newspaper in town and been a success! But when handsome widow, Brandon and his daughter come to town and open up another paper, things begin to go from bad to worse. Josie begins losing all her advertisers to him and it really her ire up.
Brandon was trying to find a new life in this small town. But he
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Kaye
Mar 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ONE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE!!!
Fantastic! Margaret doesn't disappoint as she comes loaded for bare, bringing all the determination and passion, laying it out with immense talent, ingenuity, style, fervor, imagination, intellect and unique insight for detail. Add distress, turmoil, intrigue, revelations, humor and perplexing situations along with a boatload of chaos while wreaking mayhem, you have one mind-blowing masterpiece. Cognizant of the instant realization and charged atmosphere, along with a
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Although How The West Was Wed is the third title in the Two-Time Texas series, I had no trouble picking up the series at this point. In fact, Im now going to grab the two earlier books for my curiosity is spiked for those other stories.

What you really need to know before picking up this book can be found in the cover description. Yet that doesnt really show you the banter youre about to encounter, or how two unlikely people in an unusual predicament can find a way for
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Chanell
Mar 23, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book starts out with widow, Josie Johnson. She lives in the
small town of Two-Time Texas. Josie owns and runs the
Two-Time Gazette, but all of a sudden has competition
from a new newspaper, the Lone Star Press, owned by the
tall, handsome and arrogant Brandon Wade. Josie is
immediately annoyed with Brandon and his newspaper stealing
her advertisers and customers. Brandon is intrigued by
the dark haired beauty. Brandon doesn't want Josie to
go out of business and comes up with a plan that Josie
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Mary Gallo
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a surprise!
I expected the normal Western tale of man meets woman across a dirt road name Main St, and it chugs along from there. But not this book. It was filled with female emancipation, care for the elderly, cold case files, arson and a litany of co.plaints of life in a Western town verging into a city. The story was so well written and so accurate, I felt that I was sweating in the Texas heat. The main characters are strong, upright morals, likeable and believable. There were no
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Sandy
Mar 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A beautiful symbol of new beginnings on the door.
The battle between real journalism and gray journalism what an idea for historical western I loved it. This one has two really marvelous characters in Josie and Brandon. What I loved was the banter between them such humor. I enjoyed the conversation that Brandon had with his daughter Haley toward the end of the book and the question comes to mind just what would he do? I loved the golden oak door. I did receive a free copy of this book and
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Mtl
Apr 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I just finished reading, How the West Was Wed! I am so glad the author wrote it! I think this novel could possibly be her best to date!
I love the clever chapter introductions. I love the plot that ensnares one and keeps one engaged. I love the humor. The dialog is spot on and enhances the perceptive characterizations. One can feel the atmosphere of the Old West.
I am so sorry to see the series end, but I am looking forward to her next series, Haywire Brides. I have already pre-ordered the first
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Barbara
Mar 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Book three in the Two-Time Texas series by an Author I have not read before. It is well written with a very good storyline. Widow Josie Johnson and Brandon Wade's story of a print war between to newspapers. I found myself laughing as I read. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Julynn
Oct 21, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I always enjoy Ms. Brownley's writing style. Female leads with vim and vigor, sass and sweetness....male leads with strength, honor and orneriness. It leads to fun journeys with humor and lessons as well as entertainment. Sad to leave Two Time Texas but will join her on her next series!
Karen
Sep 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Margaret Brownley is one of the BEST at writing beautiful inspirational romances!
Helena#bookdreamer
Thank you netgalley for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review.
Unfortunately I was not amused by this Western romance. The protagonists was as uninteresting as the newspapers she writes. Could not get into the flow of the story.
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BEST-SELLING AUTHOR MARGARET BROWNLEY has penned nearly forty novels and novellas. Her books have won numerous awards, including Readers' Choice and Award of Excellence. She's was a two-time Romance Writers of American RITA® finalist and has written for a TV soap. She is currently working on a new series. Not bad for someone who flunked eighth grade English. Just don't ask her to diagram a ...more

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