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A bearded blacksmith 
and a marketing exec 
join forces... and sparks fly.
 

After her grandmother calls her asking for help, Jocelyn drops everything and heads back home to Harmony Creek, Colorado. Her grandmother runs a living history museum: a ranch and homestead where volunteers wear clothing from the early 1900s and demonstrate how things were done in th
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Paperback, 280 pages
Published February 23rd 2021 by Hallmark Publishing
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Rachel
Dec 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Rescuing Harmony Ranch by Jennie Marts is a sweet, fuzzy, and enjoyable contemporary romance that truly checks all the boxes.

I love second-chance romances, and this one definitely fits the bill. Jocelyn Stone returns to Harmony Creek, Colorado at the plea of her Grandmother whom is needing help at her ranch and homestead business. Jocelyn wants to go home, and drops everything to race home from the big city to assist, however knows that she possibly will encounter the one that got away, Mack. Wh
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***4.5/5 Stars***

Rescuing Harmony Ranch was a charming story filled with heart, romance and family. If you adore Hallmark movies, second chance romance and happily ever afters, then you'll definitely want this one on your tbr!
“I miss everything about this place,” she whispered, hoping he knew she meant him too, even though she couldn’t bring herself to say it out loud.

Jocelyn Stone was forced to leave Colorado with her mom, when she was a teen, and move to NYC. She left behind her Gr
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Lisa
Dec 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
Thanks to NetGalley for a arc copy for a honest review.

Rescuing Harmony Ranch is a second chance romance my kind of trope. I liked Jocelyn and Mack as a couple I’m giving it 4 stars



Happy Reading
Lisa
Roberta
Feb 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Jocelyn leaves her demanding, high pressure job in New York and flies to her former hometown when she hears that her beloved grandmother has been hurt in a car accident and is the hospital. Gram looks so little and pale in the hospital bed. Once the painkillers wear off, Gram, aka Molly wants to leave the hospital ASAP to make sure the annual festival goes according to plan.
Harmony Ranch is a working ranch and also a historical museum that does tours. The annual festival there brings in lots of
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Jodie (That Happy Reader)
Have you ever thought what it would be like to live on a ranch in the early 1900’s? Rescuing Harmony Ranch by Jennie Marts is a charming romance novel which takes place on a working ranch in Colorado . Visitors to the ranch are educated in what it was like to live and work on a ranch during the early 20th century.

Jocelyn grew up on this ranch and loved it. Her mother, wishing to give Jocelyn more opportunities in life, moved Jocelyn with her to New York for her remaining high school education. S
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Linda Dunn
Feb 02, 2021 rated it it was amazing
If you're lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it...

This story is a touching and charming story about two people getting their second chance at love. Joycelyn left New York to come to the aid of her grandmother who lives in Colorado. Jocelyn has not been back to her childhood home in 10 years. There are a lot of good memories, but also hurtful ones. The major heartbreaking one being Mack, her first love, her first kiss.

Mack stayed in Harmony Creek and is now the blacksmith and custo
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Margie
Jan 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely delightful second chance romance! Great surprise at the end of the story!

Rescuing Harmony Ranch by Jennie Marts is the fourth book in Hallmark's Country and Cowboys series. In this story New York City marketing guru Jocelyn Stone returns to Harmony Ranch after moving away ten years ago. Harmony Ranch is owned by Jocelyn's grandmother and is a living history museum and ranch spotlighting ranch life in the early 1900's and open to the public. Jocelyn is called back to Harmony Creek, Col
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Louise Bird
Jan 03, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This is a amazing work of art by Jennie Marts. This book is about coming home and coming back to her love she left.
I am so glad I had the pleasure of reading an arc of this book!
Phylis Carpenter
Dec 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What an awesome read. I couldn't seem to put it down once I opened it. Grams had an accident and Jocelyn came home to take care of her. Jocelyn juggled her work on a new Coffee Shop campaign and the campaign to save the ranch all while making sure her Grams was doing well.

Mack was her exboyfriend and the grandson of Grams best friend Loretta. We meet a cast of matchmakers and good citizens who want to help save Harmony Ranch. Grams has a big balloon payment coming due this month and it is up to
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Jennifer Ritter
Feb 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Rescuing Harmony Ranch by Jennie Marts is a delightful story of family and friendship and what happens when two meant to be people are reunited. Jocelyn Stone spent most of her childhood living at Harmony Ranch in Harmony Creek, Colorado. It is a living history ranch filled with artisans and volunteers. When her mother and grandmother had cross words, she was whipped away from her country home to the bustle of New York City. Finishing her senior year and then matriculating through college, Jocel ...more
Virginia Campbell
The past and the present converge for two yearning hearts in "Rescuing Harmony Ranch: A feel-good romance from Hallmark Publishing". Author Jennie Marts infuses this sweet second-chance contemporary romance with interesting glimpses of life in the Old West at the transition from the 19th century to the 20th century. Years ago, after a disagreement between Jocelyn Stone's mother and grandmother, her mother had left Colorado with Jocelyn in tow and moved to New York. Jocelyn had eventually success ...more
Judy Christiana
Feb 10, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The story line is predictable and follows the “second chance at love” plot line. That might sound like a bad thing, but to me, it is wonderful! In times that the world is facing now, and for the past year, with the Covid virus pandemic, I want to read a predictable, happy, emotional, lovely story! I also want to watch Hallmark movies where the world may not be perfect, but by the end of the movie, things are settled, love is found and characters do go on to live a better life.

I was so involved i
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Kristin
Feb 21, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Hallmark's first book entry of 2021...will not disappoint. Jocelyn is up for a big promotion at her job but must return home to Harmony Creek when her grandmother has an accident. Upon returning home, she encounters former love, Mack. a blacksmith--and quite a handsome one at that--and a big problem regarding Harmony Ranch. To save the ranch, Mack and Jocelyn must work together--and better understand each other's worlds--to get the job done.

If there was ever a perfect example of two worlds colli
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Our_readingjourney
Feb 21, 2021 rated it really liked it
Rescuing Harmony Ranch by Jennie Marts
Published by Hallmark publishing
Pub date 23/2/2021
Plot- Jocelyn drops her life in New York when her grandmother caller her for help. She takes a leave from her job and rushes to Harmony Creek Colorado. On reaching she not only needs to help her Grandma from loosing the Harmony Ranch to bank but also face her ex – her first love her best friend Mack who is now the caretaker of the ranch. They will now have to work closely together in order to save the ranch
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Carrie Padgett
Feb 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This was a fun book from Hallmark Publishing and included the elements I’ve come to expect in a Hallmark book: a spunky heroine, a hunky hero, a good reason to keep them apart, but a fun time watching them fall in love and figure out a way to be together anyway.

Jocelyn and Mack were childhood sweethearts in Colorado, until her mother moved her to New York City. Their love story ended, although neither forgot the other. It’s been a decade, and when Jocelyn’s grandmother needs her help, Jocelyn dr
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Terry Gregson
Feb 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I have been reading Jennie's books from the very beginning of her Page Turners series and she just keeps getting better with each new story. Her characters seem more like old friends than characters in a book. I have fallen madly in love with her heroes and I can relate to the feelings of her heroines. She really brings her characters to life. When I finish one of Jennie's books, I anxiously await the next. Rescuing Harmony Ranch is a sweet story of second chances, filled with love, humor, and g ...more
Betty
Feb 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
If you are a fan of Hallmark movies as well as second chance loves, you are in for a treat reading Rescuing Harmony Ranch by Jennie Marts. Taking place on a living ranch in Colorado, this story has wonderful characters who give us lessons about family, love and life. I received an ARC for my honest review. Highly recommended.
Jane
Feb 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A sweet second chance that will fill your heart!! Mack and Jocelyn ‘s story is so sweet and engaging you will not be able to put it down. What made this one of my favorites is the family theme that runs throughout the story. The Grams were so much fun. I got a kick out of Savage and his antics! It also was so heartwarming to see everyone including Mrs. Krandle (secretly) working so hard for a ranch that means so much to their community. This was a fun story perfect to read to escape the crazines ...more
Tracy Sylvester
Feb 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Jocelyn finds herself back home in Colorado when her Grandmother breaks her leg. What she doesn’t realize is that her first love Mack works on her Grandmothers ranch as the blacksmith. Mack sure knows how to be romantic even if voicing how he feels proves hard for him. I found this one incredibly well written romance that will make you swoon.
Rhonda Ziglar
Feb 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
5 LOVING STARS!! You can't get much better then a sweet perfect book from thus author. This story put a smile on my face with feel good moments all the way through. This author has a way with her words....you must read this book. ...more
Moira
Feb 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A new author for me and I enjoyed every minute of the story! I laughed at the dog's antics, cried at the difficult decisions this couple faced and cheered at the success of the fundraisers to save Garmin Ranch.

This second chance romance is worth a read. Jocelyn and Mark have been friends since they were 10 years old. Her mother moved her to NY from the living history ranch in Colorado where she lives with her grandparents, when she was 17. She wrote Mack as they promised each other, but never go
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Anima
Feb 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Beautifully captures life in the country where the world moves a bit slower and neighbors were like family. Jocelyn and Mack grew up together hanging out and working at Harmony Ranch, a living historical museum. Years have past after Jocelyn moved to NYC and she is sent back home to help her grandmother. Old wounds are opened when she works with Mack, but maybe those wounds can heal with maturity and young love. They are sweet and adorable with their competitions for everything, love for the ran ...more
Shelley
Feb 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Second chances all around🤩

Jocelyn races back to Harmony Creek when she gets a phone call about her grandmother who has been in an accident😢 She’s hoping she can totally avoid Mack, the man who broke her heart but when she arrives, she realises that that wish is futile❣️

Mack can’t believe that Joss is back on the Ranch😳 When it appears they are going to be working together to help save the Ranch by ensuring the Harmony Creek Festival goes off with a bang, both are worried about how they will feel
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Barbara Tobey
Feb 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A charming and delightful second chance romance. The grandmothers are all a hoot. The dogs are adorable. I laughed. I cried. It is a quick and entertaining tale. Thanks to the publisher for providing a copy via NetGalley. I can certainly see it as a Hallmark movie.
Karla BookAddict2
Jan 21, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romantic
Do you enjoy short romantic stories?

Author: Jennie Marts
Genre: Romance
Netgalley ARC
Publishing date: Feb 23rd 2021
Rating:5/5

There's nothing I enjoy more than a feel good romance. The one you know from the start it's going to make you believe in forever love.

Rescuing Harmony Ranch is just that. It's the story of puppy love that transcend time and distance.

Jocelyn and Mack are perfect for each other. They've been apart for 10 year but now they are forced to come together to save the ranch and spark
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Leanne
Jan 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Rescuing Harmony Ranch is more than just rescuing the ranch, it also rescues Mack and Jocelyn. The second chance romance is a heartfelt read that gives all the feels. Years apart did nothing to keep their love at bay, they are a couple meant to be together. The author really puts the reader in the small town scene with her characters and I would love to meet Molly who seems like such a character. I've seen many Hallmark movies, but this book has topped every one of them. I look forward to see wh ...more
Doni
Jan 25, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This is such a good book!
I truly enjoyed reading it!
It's a sweet, charming & moving story.
Everything you want in a true
second chance romance.
Jocelyn ❤ Mack, steal your heart
from the very first pages to the last.
Must Read Story!!
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Amy
Jan 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2021
What a delightful book!!! I loved it! I've read a lot of Hallmark books and this was one of my favorites! The perfect Hallmark story with added depth. I loved the tidbits about blacksmithing throughout the book and finding out that the Harmony Ranch was based on a real ranch near the author. I would love a sequel focused on another romance hinted at near the end of the book.

I received a completely ARC from Hallmark. All opinions are my own.
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Cristy
Feb 01, 2021 rated it really liked it
I’ve read a lot of Hallmark books and I received a ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review...and to be honest I read this book in one day. I really enjoyed the characters in this book from Joselyn to the old neighbor Mrs. Crandle. It was such an easy and happy read, I just kept reading.
Wendy
Jan 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hot-cowboys
Jocelyn returns home after years living in 'the big city' to help out her hilarious grandmother, who has just broken her leg. It turns out, that the annual festival needs to bring in more finances than usual, because her grandmother has made a lot of depts to keep the ranch afloat. Because if she doesn't, she will forfeit her ranch. Having grown up on that ranch, Jocelyn can't let that happen. Even if it means teaming up with Mack, her high school sweetheart, who has broken her heart all those y ...more
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