The Snow Bride Author:Debbie Macomber A Snowbound Christmas . . . — A Second-chance bride! Practical Jenna Walsh has done something impratical. she's met a man on the internet and now, a month before Christmas, she's going to Alaska to marry him. Dalton Gray seems to be everything she wants in a husband -- sensitive, gallant, romantic . . . On the flight to Fairbanks, she ... more »has the misfortune to sit beside Reed Kenner, who obviously isn't sensitive, gallant, or romantic. However, he's not impressed with her plan t marry Dalton, a man he detests (for good reason, as Jenna later finds out). So Reed takes it upon himself to change her destination -- and her marraigae plans. Which is why Jenna ends up at Reed's cabin in tiny Snowbound, Alaska. It's currently a one-woman town (and the other woman's out of town. That leaves Reed, a bunch of eccentric old men, a few grizzly bears -- and Jenna. Kidnapped! And then there's a blizzard. The two of them alone, stranded in Snowbound . . . Hmm. Maybe she'll be a Christmas bride, after all« less
This was a nice enjoyable romantic comedy that takes place in Snowbound, Alaska. A women who has trouble meeting "the man" suddenly has three wanting her plus a querky mother that has 5 marriages under her belt and number 6 in her sites.
I read this for a discusstion group read and found myself irritated with the push and pull of the characters interactions. It is hard when the characters spend so much introspection time and so little time communicating what they are feeling. This is one reason I tend to avoid the romance genre.