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Saving the Mail Order Bride

(Outlaw Mail Order Brides #2)

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Outlaw Jack Bowdre is on his way to jail—and completely unaware that he's traveling with Nora Kane, the mail order bride he's been corresponding with for so long. No wonder the chemistry is flying...

It's too bad Nora doesn't know Jack is her groom-to-be. All she sees is a scoundrel. But when their stagecoach crashes, they're suddenly left to fend for themselves—and each ot
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Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 30th 2019 by Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Julie
Saving the Mail Order Bride, by Linda Broday is a 2019 Sourcebooks Casablanca publication.

Before Jack Bowdre can meet up with his bride-to be, he’s arrested. As he is being transported to jail, he winds up traveling with a fiery young lady he finds himself attracted to despite his situation. But, when their stagecoach crashes, he discovers the lovely lady is none other than Nora Kane, his mail order bride.

While Jack’s situation is obvious, Nora has a few secrets some folks are determined see r
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
5 Jack Stars



Saving The Mail Order Bride, the 2nd book in the Outlaw Mail Order Brides series, was so very good. I loved book one. I believe I loved Jack's story just a bit more than Clay's. Jack was just so lovable. He was that sexy damaged hero, with a past that rips your heart out. His was such a sad backstory that I just wanted to kiss the pain away. Jack was a reformed outlaw that had a core of honor. He did bad, but only when he needed too. He was protective and brave. I just loved him
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♥Rachel♥
Apr 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Jack and Nora meet under unusual circumstances, sharing the same coach with Jack being handcuffed to a Marshal on his way to jail. Jack doesn’t know the pretty woman sitting across from him is his intended mail order bride, and neither does Nora but that quickly changes when the carriage crashes and they’re left in the wild to make it on their own back to Hope’s Crossing.

Nora’s shocked to find out she’s engaged to an outlaw, but Jack isn’t doesn’t seem like your typical wanted man. This man is
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Kristy K
Broday’s Western historical romances are the perfect escapism for me. This is the second book in a stand-alone series about reformed outlaws looking for love and finding tough as nails women with pasts they’re running from. I enjoyed Jack and Nora and didn’t even mind the insta-love. It’s kind of a must when trying to outwit both the law and criminals. The camaraderie of the town is enviable as well and I wouldn’t mind spending some time there.

I received an advanced copy through Netgalley in re
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Betül
**ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review**
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4.5 stars

"You're not alone, Jack. You have me. I'll stand by your side through sunny days and storms."

I just can't get enough of Linda Broday's books. I have been reading less and less historical romances (HR) lately, but I can never turn down any of Linda's books. Her books are set in the Wild West, which is my favorite type of historical romance subgenre. Her books are original, engaging, suspenseful, romantic, emotional and fun. It
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Kelsie Maxwell
Apr 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Saving the Mail Order Bride by Linda Broday is book two in her Outlaw Mail Order Brides series. This historical western romance series is a spinoff of Broday’s Men of Legend series. Though it is second in a series this novel works well as a standalone.

Jack Bowdre is having a bad day. He’s been arrested on the day his mail order bride was to arrive, and he’s stuck in a coach with the marshal and a snooty Easterner. Lenora (Nora) Kane is having a bad day. She’s stuck in a coach with a marshal and
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Sophia
A meet-cute for the ages occurs when mail order bride, Nora, rides a stage coach sitting opposite a manacled felon only to learn that he's the man she's come west to marry. The author's tough and authentic western storytelling, engaging characters and their heartwarming romances really shines in this second of the Outlaw Mail Order Brides series.

Saving the Mail Order Bride is the second book that tells the story of another Hope's Crossing reformed outlaw, Jack Bowdrie. It can be read standalone,
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Angela DeSilva
I love all Linda Broday's books but this series is especially great. She writes western romance with such feeling and her characters are so good you really develop feelings and care about them. I really love her stories and can't wait for more! I think I have read most of her books but I will start reading them twice and won't mind a bit as I am waiting for her next one. ...more
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Pelusa Rivera
Jan 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
I like this series, yes sometimes I shake my head and then remember that this is from a different era, I didn't start with the first book but it didn't change my enjoyment of it. I actually started with the book previous to this one, the one with Tally and Clay and was one over with that one, so I really recommend you to get them it will just further enhance your liking of it. This book was Jack and he had a pretty tragic past which made you understand what he went thru, I am really happy that h ...more
Caitlyn Lynch
Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Linda Broday doesn’t shy away from the dark side of the Old West. Yes, the central characters in her stories always manage to save each other in the nick of time and find their happily ever afters, but there’s plenty of gritty realism thrown in along with the sappy sweetness of romance. In Saving the Mail-Order Bride, for example, Jack and Nora end up with a baby girl after the child’s mother dies in childbirth and the father perishes in a simple accident. It’s a sobering reminder that life coul ...more
Elaine Hathaway
Jun 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I think this has so much adventure in it, Jack meeting his soon to be bride, but doesn't know it is her, them on the run, and falling in love. I enjoyed this book as much as the first one and can not wait till the third one is released. It just warms my heart how this town pulls together to help one another. You will be wanting more after done with this book, but don't let your son read ahead of you as he tends to spoil it, lol ...more
Teresa (Reads_Romance)
May 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
**3.5 Stars**

I love historical western romances, and Linda Broday is quickly becoming my favorite author of the subgenre. SAVING THE MAIL ORDER BRIDE follows outlaw and former lawman Jack and his mail order bride Nora. They meet by happenstance in the same coach after Jack has been caught by the law. After the coach crashes, Jack and Nora have to work together to get to safety.

As with any Linda Broday novel, that synopsis is just the tip of a crazy story with epic movie vibes. The plot always ke
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Michelle
From the moment Jack winked at Nora in the stagecoach, I fell in love and never looked back!

I was intrigued by the glimpse of Jack's story that we caught in the previous book, and knew I needed him to find himself attached to his happy ever after soon. And haha, boy did he! Literally.

I simply adored how Jack and Nora met, how their spark lit up their connection, how quickly and naturally they grew to care and depend on the other -- and then ultimately need and fully desire the other. How they c
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Veda
Feb 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book, it has more twists and turns then you might want. Just when I thought I had things figured out, a new twist in the story happened. I was excited to visit with old friends, and meet some new friends. Loved visiting Hope's Crossing, and seeing the town grow.
I was left wanting more of the outlaws and town.
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Janette Mcmahon
Feb 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
ARC copy. A great Western romance. A lot of fun and humor mixed with romance and western adventure. Broday gives her readers interesting characters with her outlaw town series. Remember not everyone is perfect, but everyone dreams of finding their soul mate.
Tonya Lucas
Feb 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
“She was all of his tomorrows, his forever. His always. His life.”

There is nothing better than opening up your favorite authors’s book and knowing your about to be swept away into an amazing journey!!

Ms. Linda Broday has done it again. Just when I think she couldn’t outdo herself from her last book, she goes and sets the bar even higher with Saving The Mail Order Bride.

Jack Bowdre and Nora Kane’s love story is a fast and wild ride to the alter.
Both are running from their past, both bring baggage
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Maida
Review to be posted at maidamalby.com on 5/10.
Ruthie Jones
"A storm always leaves the darkest, scariest shadows, but it's only for a little while."

Linda Broday certainly knows how to keep the tension at a fever pitch, with just enough tender and humorous moments mixed in to give the reader a chance to breathe.

Saving the Mail Order Bride is more than a simple western romance about a man and a woman falling in love. Similar to the first in this series, The Outlaw's Mail Order Bride, this second book has a strong plot and a slew of characters that are good
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Barb Lie
Apr 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Saving the Mail Order Bride by Linda Broday is the 2nd book in her wonderful Outlaw Mail Order Brides series. I have become a big fan of Broday’s western historical romance stories, and Saving the Mail Order Bride is once again another fantastic story line. Refresher: Hope’s Crossing started as a town run by outlaws who wanted to begin a new clean life, and build a family.

We met our hero, Jack Bowden, in the previous book, and we felt sorry for Jack, since he did not get the warrants against hi
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1-Click Addict Support Group
Jan 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Adventure-filled historical romance…

This is the second read of the series and I’m loving the journey back to the Wild West! Nora and Jack were destined for each other, whether by fate or mail order, and their first face-to-face meeting was exactly how their courtship would go. Full of danger, tension and lots and lots of chemistry…

Jack had been an outlaw, denied clemency even though he was living a new life. Nora may not have seen the good in him right away but as they struggled to stay one step
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Jerri
May 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another masterfully written story by the Master of Writing, Linda Broday

This is Jack and Nora's story. Two people on the run and finding each other. The true villains do not reside in Hope's Crossing. There is suspense, murder, loss, new life, hope, growth, despair, revenge, justice, freedom, and love. Hang on to your boots. This is a rough ride. Be prepared for a long one. You will want to read from beginning to end. Thank you for another magnificent read!
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Brittany
Mar 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Lynn Poppe
May 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Saving the Mail Order Bride is chock-full of cheeky flirting between two characters with hearts of gold. I always enjoy Ms. Broday’s writing and this book is no exception.
The flirting starts with a bang, knees ‘accidentally’ touching across a stagecoach. Jack is handcuffed to a marshal while Nora sits across from him. He subtly moves his leg closer to her. This action angers Nora and entertains Jack. But of course, once Jack looks away, Nora is just as intensely interested in Jack. I just love t
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Sandy Frediani
Jul 18, 2019 rated it liked it
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Book Info
Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Expected publication: April 30th 2019 by Sourcebooks Casablanca
ISBN 1492651079 (ISBN13: 9781492651079)
Edition Language English
Series Outlaw Mail Order Brides #2
Other Editions (1)
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Outlaw Jack Bowdre is on his way to jail—and completely unaware that he's traveling with Nora Kane, the mail order bride he's been corresponding with for so long. No wonder th
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Stephanie Jenkins Ortiz Cerrillo
Another great book by Linda Broday and I thoroughly enjoyed getting to see what was happening in the town of Devil's Crossing, now known as Hope's Crossing, and catching up with characters from the first book in this series. Hope's Crossing is a town started by a group of outlaws that no longer want to be out on the run. They just want what most people want, a place to call home, friends and if at all possible to start a family.

Linda Broday knows how to draw in a reader in the first pages of her
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Angel Hatfield
Jun 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
He may be a wanted man, but all outlaw Jack Bowdre ever desired was a second chance. Now he's on his way to jail, completely unaware that his unexpected—and unexpectedly beautiful—traveling companion is none other than Nora Kane...his mail order bride. It's too bad Nora doesn't know Jack is her groom-to-be. All she sees is a scoundrel. But when their stagecoach crashes and the truth comes spilling out, they're suddenly left to fend for themselves—and each other. The longer they're together, the ...more
Jo  (Mixed Book Bag)
Apr 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fun take on the mail order bride. This bride is for an outlaw and their meeting is not at the best time. Of course the outlaw is not that bad and the bride has secrets of her own. Add in a young boy and a baby and you have a great story. Seems the bride can love and save the outlaw. Part of a series with more mail order brides to come.
Jenna
Aug 29, 2019 rated it liked it
good characters, story.
i liked the Sawyer & the addition of the baby.
I enjoyed the return of characters from the other books.
Jack & Nora had good chemistry.
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