Book Reviews of Texas Christmas Brides (Christmas 2-In-1)

Texas Christmas Brides (Christmas 2-In-1)
Texas Christmas Brides - Christmas 2-In-1
Author: Cathy Marie Hake, Kathleen Y'Barbo
ISBN-13: 9781593108441
ISBN-10: 1593108443
Publication Date: 9/1/2005
Pages: 220
Edition: 2 Bks in 1
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 5
What a perfect book! Texas Christmas Brides is quick to read and very heart warming. I would highly recomment it. The two stories are based on two women who've just came to town. They we're warmly welcomed and the matchmaking began.
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Helpful Score: 2
Wonderful stories. I loved the shenanigans of the 4 retired Rangers.
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About this book:

Can two brides be lassoed in time for Christmas?
When four retired Texas Rangers try their hands at matchmaking, their efforts cause more fires than they can put out.
Peony Potter, a pretty girl with a mysterious past, has swept into town with a heap of trouble following close on her heals. When she comes head-to-head with local sheriff and his suspicions, their relationship seems forever splintered before its even begun.
Lacey Mather has come to Cut Corners to help out at Millies Diner until her great-aunts broken arm mends. While shes in town, Laceys delicious cooking is warming many hearts and stomachsespecially those of a iron-willed blacksmith.
As Christmas draws near, clandestine meetings are held and plans are afoot to foil plots to leave town. Will the town of Cut Corners learn that no matter what plans they hold, God is the grandest planner of them all?


Series: This book is made up of two novellas, The Marrying Kind and Here Cooks the Bride. The Marrying Kind is available is this collection, as an e-book by itself and a collection with three other novella. (Here Cooks the Bride is also in that novella; the title is Lone Star Christmas)

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The Marrying Kind by Kathleen YBarbo

About this book:

Peony Potter, a pretty girl with a mysterious past, has swept into town with a heap of trouble following close on her heals. When she comes head-to-head with local sheriff and his suspicions, their relationship seems forever splintered before its even begun.


Spiritual Content- Luke 2:49 at the beginning; Church going; Celebrating the Saviors birth; Prayers.


Negative Content- Minor cussing including: a shut up.


Sexual Content- a barely-above-not-detailed kiss & four not-detailed kisses; Wanting to & Almost kissing; Peonys mother owns a brothel-type place, but Peony was never worked there (nothing really is said expect: Someday soon, shed be sleeping in a real bed in a room with a door she didnt have to bar with a kitchen chair to keep Mamas clientele from accidentally trying to climb beneath her covers.); Love, falling in love, and the emotions.

-Peony Potter
-Rafe Wilson
P.O.V. switches between them & Eb
Set in 1878 {But the Prologue is set in 1851}
123 pages with a recipe!

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Pre Teens- One Star
New Teens- One Star (and a half)
Early High School Teens- Two Stars
Older High School Teens- Three Stars
My personal Rating- Three Stars

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Here Cooks the Bride by Cathy Marie Hake

About this book:

Lacey Mather has come to Cut Corners to help out at Millies Diner until her great-aunts broken arm mends. While shes in town, Laceys delicious cooking is warming many hearts and stomachsespecially those of a iron-willed blacksmith.


Spiritual Content- Two Scriptures are quoted; Church going & a sermon is written out; Prayers.


Negative Content- Minor cussing including: a dumb, a hush and a stupid.


Sexual Content- Two not-detailed kisses; A barely-above-not-detailed touch; Love, falling in love, and the emotions.

-Lacey Mather
-Jeff Wilson
P.O.V. switches between them & Eb
Set in 1879
98 pages with a recipe!

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Pre Teens- One Star
New Teens- One Star (and a half)
Early High School Teens- Two Stars
Older High School Teens- Three Stars
My personal Rating- Three Stars

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Overall Ratings:
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Pre Teens- One Star
New Teens- One Star (and a half)
Early High School Teens- Two Stars
Older High School Teens- Three Stars
My personal Rating- Three Stars

Lets start with The Marrying Kind,
I giggled at many parts of this novella, but, I had to lower ratings because of Peonys past.
And with Here Cooks the Bride:
Just like the first novella, I giggled & thought it should have been a bit longer with it not even being a hundred pages.






*BFCG may (Read the review to see) recommend this book by this author. It does not mean I recommend all the books by this author.