Personal Reading Goal for 2011

2011 Reading Challenge

Abbie has read 11 books toward her goal of 100 books.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Wrangler in Petticoats by Mary Connealy

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Wrangler in Petticoats by Mary Connealy
Published: 2010
Series: Sophie's Daughters
Goodreads Summery: Ride into the Rockies where love peaks between a tough Texas tomboy and a passionate artist. On her way to Montana, Sally McClellan’s party is attacked and robbed. But then artist Logan McKenzie saves the badly wounded cowgirl who has been left for dead. Can this landscape painter tame the tomboy without breaking her spirit? Sally doesn’t know much about ribbons and lace, but Logan’s presence makes her want to connect with her feminine side. Will this fractured female discover a way to capture the artist’s love—or find herself captured and killed by outlaws?

Sally is the younger sister of both Beth and Mandy. She is the tomboy of the three. She loves to ride beside her dad and wear man’s cloths when she rides etc. The book opens with her being escorted ,riding with a big group heading to Montana to help her sister Mandy out since she is close to having a baby. An unfortunate situation takes place as they are traveling and it leaves Sally badly injured. She is found by Logan and he takes her back to his cabin to heal. Will these two total opposites find love? Will Sally make it to her sister in time for the baby? Read to find out!
After reading the first book
Doctor in Petticoats I could not wait to read this book. I admit to being slightly disappointed. I did enjoy it very much but I found the story to be boring(to me) just a little. Logan is artist and the author spends a lot of time talking about paintings and art and I found it hard to follow and found myself skimming over it at times. I also felt Sally was really not a great fit for the guy and to me they just never meshed. But it was well written and I found the description of Yellowstone easy to see in my head and made me wish I was there with the characters.
I also enjoyed the suspense of the book relative to Sally being sought after due to what happened to cause her injuries. Also in this book we also are still following the story of Mandy and I found myself just wanting to get through this book so I could read the ending to her story. Over all I give it high marks and recommend if your reading the series to not skip this book because you would miss a lot and that would make the 3rd book a little harder to get into.
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DISCLOSURE: I was provided a free copy of this ebook from the publisher through NetGalley to review it. I was not required to write a positive review and the opinions I have expressed are my own.

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