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A Cowboy for All Seasons

(Jasper Creek #1)

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Discover the power of family in this uplifting quartet by New York Times bestselling author Maisey Yates, USA TODAY bestselling author Caitlin Crews, Nicole Helm and Jackie Ashenden.

June Gable left each of her four granddaughters a handwritten bequest—to spend a season at her beloved farmhouse in Jasper Creek, Oregon, before they sell it. These cousins were once as close a
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Kindle Edition, 576 pages
Published February 25th 2020 by HQN Books
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Brooke — brooklynnnnereads
I am a proud connoisseur of country cowboy romance novels. I read lots of them that are done well and also read a lot that are mediocre. This compilation of short stories that built into one overall story, is AMAZING.

Typically, I can get nervous and apprehensive of novels that are made up of short stories, especially when more than two authors are involved. Depending on the different writing styles, there can often be a huge disconnect between the stories. However, this one really worked well.
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Esther
ARC provided by NetGalley and Harlequin in exchange for an honest review.

Rating 3.5

Grandmother June leaves a note after her death to each of her four granddaughters to spend some time at her farmhouse after her passing. The farmhouse was were the girls spent their summers together bonding and making some wonderful memories. But time and circumstances had the girls drifting apart over the years. But now June has left each granddaughter a letter with a request that each spends a season at the farm
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Zoe
Feb 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
What a fantastic read this was. It’s a collection of four sweet, tender, heartwarming stories (that could easily have been four parts of the same story by one author with the effortless way it flows between them) that is perfect for romance lovers everywhere with some second-chance romance, a touch of forbidden love, and a dab of long-time crushes!
Maria Rose
A Cowboy for All Seasons is an anthology by Caitlin Crews, Nicole Helm, Maisey Yates and Jackie Ashenden. It’s four romances starring four different cousins who each spend a season in their grandmother’s home in Jasper Creek, Oregon. She’s recently passed away and each granddaughter has received a letter written to them before she died with an invitation to spend a season in her home. For the women it’s bittersweet to be at Grandma June’s house without her, but their Grandma had some tricks up h ...more
Susan
This was a terrific collection of stories about second chances, self-discovery, and family. I loved seeing these four women overcome past hurts and find their ways back to the love and friendship they used to share.

Spring - Caitlin Crews
Keira and Remy

Keira is the first of June's granddaughters to arrive at the old homestead. Her task is to help with the cattle, which after five years of living in the city, will take some getting used to. Her partner in this endeavor is Remy, the former love of h
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Aly
Mar 10, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A Cowboy for All Seasons is an anthology from four different authors and what makes it special is that each story features one of four cousins and take place at Grandma June's House (who left each of them a request and/or advices in her will), the farmhouse in Jackson Creek where they used to all spend time together. Each woman get to spend a season there and the chance to find love.

Spring start with a second chance romance. In Summer, romance bloom between an emotional closed-off woman and a s
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Melanie
Feb 21, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A Cowboy for All Seasons was a fantastic collection of romances from authors both new to me as well as some old favorites.

Overall average rating — 4 Stars

Spring by Caitlin Crews — 4 Stars

To honor her grandmother’s last wishes, Kiera Long will return to her family’s farmhouse in Jasper Creek, Oregon and spend spring there where she hopes to correct the wrongs of her past starting with former flame Remy West. This second chance romance was fantastically done with just the right amount of tension b
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Donna Repsher
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Let me start by stating that I am a fan of all four of the authors responsible for this anthology, because they seldom, if ever, disappoint, which once again proved true in A Cowboy for All Seasons. I first encountered three of these authors, Jackie Ashenden, Maisey Yates, and Megan Crane/Caitlin Crews, in The Deacons of Bourbon Street series, which I loved, and I have been following each them ever since, and for good reason--they are all amazingly gifted writers, as is Nicole Helm, whose work I ...more
Asheley
Nov 20, 2020 rated it liked it
Four stories in this anthology: four female cousins, each come back to their grandmother's home for one season after her death, each falling for a local cowboy while she is there.

I liked the idea of this story, with a different couple featured for each season. I loved the use of Grandma June's house as a character, acting as a link for all four stories. But I felt like the four stories were more repetitive and similar than they should be. (For example, three of the four female leads were virgin
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Carma
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own-read, arc-kindle
Wow, just wow. Separately Maisey Yates, Nicole Helm, Jackie Ashenden and Caitlin Crews are powerhouses behind the keyboard. Together, they are unbelievably amazing. Each woman puts their spin on a season with one woman and their very special cowboy.

Each summer 4 cousins would travel to the farmhouse and to Grandma June, who was one of a kind. She loved each of her granddaughters and their strengths and weaknesses unconditionally. When she passes, 3 cousins return home for her funeral, only Bell
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Natalie
Jan 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Received an ARC courtesy of the publisher via NetGalley
Nate Brightman
Mar 05, 2020 rated it liked it
I would give this four novella compilation by four different authors an aggregate 3.5 stars.
A Cowboy for All Seasons
Each book tells the story of one of Grandma June Gables four young adult granddaughters returning to her rambling farm house for a season in Jasper Creek Oregon (where they had spent summers growing up) discovering something about themselves that allows them to lead fuller happier lives after coming from dysfunctional families. Grandma June was their shelter, their wise counsel, th
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Ryan - Sweet Red Reader
Sep 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: hard-copy, scribd
4 out of 5 wine glasses.

I don't know what it is about cowboys that just does it for me! I enjoyed all four stories and I loved the idea behind each of the cousins spending a season in the house. While the skeleton of each story was similar (granddaughter is estranged/emotionally detached from parents but shares special bond with grandmother, shares history with a man in town, and has no real attachment to keep her from relocating to Jasper Creek after her season ends), I did find each of them n
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Figlet
Jul 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-romances
WOW.

I bought this sucker right before the lock down for us began so it sat on my ever-growing TBR pile because I just could not read for 6-8 weeks (as previously mentioned in another review). We're on our second lock down so I decided to get over myself and start a'reading. I am sorry I waited on this. I kept reading insanely positive reactions and reviews to it so I figured a million (approx) romance lovers couldn't be wrong.

They were not wrong. What a brilliant concept and flawless execution.
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Jessi
Spring by Caitlin Crews
After the death of their grandmother, four women are tasked with staying at her house, each of them for one season. The first is Keira Long. Keira was raised by a con man father and a mother who thought that he was everything leaving no room for anyone else. The only place Keira felt loved was at her grandmother's. And then with Remy West. But his parents didn't approve and Keira felt like she needed to find out who she was on her own so she left when he proposed. That was
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Viper Spaulding
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Cue all the swoons! I loved every part of this book!

One small town, one beloved grandma, four cousins coming home, four hot cowboys worth coming home to, and one life-changing year for this extended family. When Grandma June passed away, she left behind her ramshackle farmhouse filled with love and memories along with four letters - one for each of her granddaughters - arranging for each of them to spend one season in her home, with each assigned a separate task that turns out to be an insightfu
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Dar
Feb 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star-reads, cowboy
We get a little bit of everything here, a second chance romance, a single-dad romance, a first love romance, and a former step-siblings romance. All are packed with emotions, all have a rocky ride to the HEA, and all have our women ending up with their cowboy <3

Spring – Caitlin Crews
Watching Remy and Keira now as mature adults, and hearing how they were when they were younger, made this second-chance all the sweeter. Having them realize they were always still in love with each other, and making
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Eileen
Mar 09, 2020 added it
Shelves: publisher
A Cowboy for All Seasons by Jackie Ashenden, Maisey Yates, Caitlin Crews, and Nicole Helm is a wonderful, connected compilation of romance stories reminding the characters of the strength and love of family. How years melt away, and childhood memories can see us through the most challenging of times. This anthology revolves around a small town, a beloved grandma, four cousins coming home, four hot cowboys worth coming home to, and one life-changing year for this extended family. When Grandma Jun ...more
Haylee
Apr 14, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 books in 1 and it was great! The stories were sweet, and the characters were amazing! What can I say? I'm a sucker for a good romance novel, and throwing a cowboy in there doesn't hurt either 🤷🏻‍♀️

The stories flowed together great, and the fact that each one was written by a different author was cool! I expected it to be at least a little choppy since they might all write differently, but I was pleasantly surprised. Each season flowed into the next, just like it would in real life. With nothin
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Marti
A Cowboy for All Seasons by Maisey Yates added some fun elements to the well written book. Grandma June had four granddaughters. After her death she willed each of her granddaughters one season at her house. The letters came with specific instructions on what they were to accomplish during that season. Grandma June had specific objectives in mind obviously and each of her granddaughters - Keira, JJ, Lila and Bela all had help though - each had the help of a cowboy from their past.

One of the coo
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Jesssiereads
Apr 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
Four stories in one book.

June Gable has left each of her four granddaughters a handwritten request to each spend a season at her farmhouse before selling. Once all close but time and family betrayals have pushed them apart.
In story one a second chance romance. Keira is coming back after haven broken Remy’s heart. To only find out she must work with him. Can these two overcome the past to get a happily ever after?

Story two of JJ who is helping Cade who is a solo parent take care of his two daugh
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Linda
Aug 02, 2020 rated it liked it
I would have given this book a four or even five star rating especially the first three books in the story but the last author Jackie Ashenden ruined it for me. In the letter from her Grandma June it says Bella is to "make sure the old house is ready for sale if that's what you, Keira, Lila and JJ decide." The author doesn't follow that at all as throughout the story as Bella keeps saying it's her decision if she wants to sell the house and the money will go to her. There isn't any consideration ...more
Becky Baldridge
Mar 31, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Such a touching book. Four stories from four authors, all connected to the same world, but unique at the same time. I have a soft spot for cowboys, so this one was right up my alley. Plus I love anthologies. I think they're a great way to meet new authors, and this one was half new to me authors and half authors that I've enjoyed before, so I was sure to be happy with at least part of the book. As it turns out, I enjoyed each story, and will be looking forward to reading all four of these talent ...more
Lynn Brooks
Jun 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Emotional and satisfying! A COWBOY FOR ALL SEASONS is a story separated into four parts by Caitlin Crews, Nicole Helm, Maisey Yates and Jackie Ashenden. It tells the story of four cousins who used to be as close as sisters in their childhood summers spent with Grandma June in Jasper Creek, Oregon before life sent them in different directions. June Gable is gone now and has left each granddaughter a personal letter asking them to each spend a season in the house she treasured and take care of a t ...more
Moira
Feb 12, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a great story. I loved the concept and although each season (story) was written by a different author, the complete book flowed effortlessly!

Each of four cousins are left a season to spend in their grandmother's house. At one time they used to spend summers together with their grandma. As they grew up and separated, living their own lives, they grew apart.

This is a story of the strength and love of family. How years melt away, and childhood memories can see us through the most challenging
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Jane
Feb 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: maisey-yates
Jasper Creek is a small town in Oregon. June Gable has passed away and left instructions with her lawyer for her four granddaughters to each spend a season at her house. She has given each of them personalized letters detailing what she expects and hopes for each of them. Kiera, JJ, Lila and Bella all had parents who left a lot to be desired in the parenting department. To avoid becoming what they are trying to escape they have closed themselves off. This is the story of how they each find thems ...more
Traci Westling
Mar 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This Book was such an amazing collection of stories that read like one beautiful novel that just happened to encompass 4 seasons . Dearly departed Gramma June Manages to leave each granddaughter a letter requesting them to spend a season in her farmhouse where they’ll discover more about themselves & eventually find their HEA WITH sexy cowboys. This is a quick page turner AND you cannot help going down memory lane about your own relationship with your own nana & any traditions or memories you ma ...more
JJF
Apr 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
I was so excited for this, and with good reason! What a great group of writers coming together to create stories of my favourite genre, Rural Romance!
Each story was strong and I was intrigued immediately, however each story seemed rushed and short, like they needed a novel all their own. I would have liked it as a series of books...
Perhaps this is a good thing? You all made me want so much more.
My only reason for taking off a star, is like I stated earlier, I wanted more from the stories, perh
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Rose Miller
Feb 11, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this romance by four of my favorite authors about four cousins who reconnect with their past. Their beloved grandmother died and her last request was that each of them spend a season in her house. Even the house seems to be leading them towards their future. Keira arrives in spring and finds a second chance at love; JJ comes in summer and discovers a side to herself she'd never seen; Lila arrives in autumn and finds a new life; and Bella shows up in winter and learns how to ask ...more
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Maisey Yates lives in rural Oregon with her three children and her husband, whose chiseled jaw and arresting features continue to make her swoon. She feels the epic trek she takes several times a day from her office to her coffee maker is a true example of her pioneer spirit. In 2009, at the age of twenty-three Maisey sold her first book.

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