The Outlaw Bride

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The Outlaw Bride

Katherine Slade a.k.a Kate will do anything she can to escape her farce of a marriage to Rogan Slade. She always dreamed of falling in love and having a great family. Determined to escape she will travel to the Wild West to deliver a letter. She had no plans to become a mail-order bride but one look at Sheriff Conner and she must pretend. Each day with Conner and his little girl is getting harder to keep the lie. Kate knows it is wrong but something about him pulls her heart towards him. She knows love exists but lying once more to him is heartbreaking. Can she keep up with her story before Rogan find's her and takes her away from her dream?

Sheriff Conner once loved a woman year ago but his brother won in the end. Now he is fixing the wrongs his brother left behind including his little girl. Conner has never been a family type of a guy but now things have changed. One thing for sure is that Kate is too sweet to be a mail-order bride to the town drunk. Now he has to deal with his attraction towards her and his little girl all in a day. Each day with Kate though he is learning about himself and the courage that she endures to stay alive with Rogan. Can he figure out though her real story before it's too late?

One thing about Kelly Boyce is she has a hit with Outlaw Bride. I love western romances and by far this is up there with Connie Mason and Linda Winstead. Her storylines are smooth, crisp and they pull you into the dialogue so easily. I loved that Kate is a woman trying to survive and break free from a disastrous marriage. Now Conner is just trying to make an honest living for him and his little girl. He is battling with his own demons each day. Kelly Boyce not only has a hit with this book but it is a new favorite for me. The passion and romance these two feel for each other is unique and you can tell this right away from the beginning. Ms. Boyce is a talented author. Keep an eye out for Kelly Boyce and I will also.

Book Blurb for The Outlaw Bride

Katherine Slade has two goals: to escape her outlaw husband and to find the family of the man who died saving her life. Taking the place of a mail-order bride isn't part of her plan—until she's forced to continue the charade and become Sheriff Connor Langston's housekeeper to stay out of jail. Pretending to be another woman is hard, but Katherine's real challenge is resisting her growing attraction to the handsome lawman…

Falling in love is the last thing Connor needs, even if the rest of Fatal Bluff wants him to. His hands are full with a band of outlaws threatening the safety of his town, and a child to raise. But Kate has a way of getting under his skin and into little Jenny's heart. Soon Connor can't get the fiery beauty out of his head—along with his suspicion that Kate isn't who she claims to be.

When Connor learns the truth about Kate, is there any way for this outlaw bride to become the sheriff's wife?

79,200 words

Night Owl Reviews May, 2011 5.00