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Bride in Training

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Perfectionist Martin Davis's life is in turmoil. The lonely businessman's search for companionship led him to adopt a dog--a rather rambunctious terrier. And now Martin's at his wits' end. When dog trainer Emily Ireland offers to help, Martin is grateful--and intrigued. But he's wary of getting too close to the sweet, pretty Emily, especially when he learns of her scandalo
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ebook, 224 pages
Published July 1st 2010 by Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (first published January 1st 2010)
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Vickie McDonough
Jun 05, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Can a feisty terrier unite two lonely souls?

Martin Davis is a lonely businessman. His brother has just married and is enjoying the life of a newlywed, and Martin misses his companionship. Work doesn’t fulfill him like it used to, and coming home to an empty house is a drag. But when he decides to adopt a feisty terrier from a local shelter, he gets more than he bargained for.

Emily Ireland loves her job as a dog walker and working part-time for a local dog shelter, Time for Paws. She’s delighted
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Carly
Jun 11, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Martin and Emily both have pasts they have tried to run from. They have pushed people away and have avoided love for far too long. But a little dog named Nessie is about to change all of that. In this sweet and romantic story, Martin and Emily learn how to forgive themselves and trust God to forgive them and free them to love again.

Bride in Training is the little book that has a strong impact. I am once again amazed at Gail’s talent for creating a very romantic story that has a very powerful Chr
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Mara
May 25, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I loved this book.

Like so many of us Emily and Martin had both reached a point in their lives that they felt as though they had nothing to offer a spouse. Emily because of a bad childhood that brought her to the darkest days possible, and Martin because of a failed marriage. Enter Nessie the Cairn Terrier. She brought the two of them together and showed them both that they needed to trust God and follow their hearts.

It is a beautiful story...go out and get it!!
Michele Minor
Apr 11, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Martin is having problems with his newly adopted dog, Nessie however when he turns to Emily for assistance with training the dog. While caring for the dog, Martin gets to know Emily and sparks fly between the two. This is a sweet story that uses a dog as a matchmaker which is an interesting concept.
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Feb 19, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bride in Training

Good story by a good author. Martin and Emily must both overcome past mistakes and hurts, but with God and the help of a dog they can.
Jennifer Stark
Story line okay, not really and in depth book, good for a quick no thinking read.
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A good inspirational book
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Great book.
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The 3rd book in the Man's Best Friend Series. I enjoyed writing this series.
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Multi-award-winning novelist, Gail Gaymer Martin writes Christian fiction for Winged Publications with many books published by Love Inspired and Barbour Publishing, where she was honored by Heartsong readers as their Favorite Author of 2008. Gail has 77 published novels or novellas with over four million books in print. She is the author of Writers Digest’s Writing the Christian Romance and a foun ...more
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