Saturday, March 14, 2009
Gingham Mountain by Mary Connealy
I loved all three of Mary Connealy’s Lassoed in Texas series, but I think the third one, Gingham Mountain, is my favorite. They kind of build on each other, so you should definitely read all three. So entertaining, and surprisingly touching. I'm giving away a copy of Gingham Mountain, so leave a comment to be entered in the drawing!
Gingham Mountain is fun and funny—and poignant, too. Hannah Cartwright (sister of Grace from Calico Canyon) was abused by her adopted father, who only adopted orphans so he could work them for his own profits and take out his rage on them. So naturally, when she sees that Grant, a scruffy rancher, wants to adopt her crippled little sister, she thinks the worst—that he is going to abuse her and all the other orphans he’s already adopted. But Grant, who is a wonderful hero who I absolutely loved, really just wants to give all the orphans a home who need one. He was an orphan himself, and he knows how it feels to live on the street without even a roof over his head. He has a house, so he wants to share it. He truly loves all his children. So he can’t understand what this cantankerous little woman’s problem is.
This romance is a hoot, as Grant and Hannah become more and more attracted to each other but try their hardest to deny it. Mary Connealy is the master of hilarious situations and funny but realistic sparring matches between the hero and heroine. I loved Gingham Mountain and I can’t imagine who wouldn’t! I highly recommend it.
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