Monday, June 21, 2010

[Revell Blog Tour & Review] A Love Of Her Own by Maggie Brendan

About the book:
She has everything her heart desires . . .
except the one thing money can't buy
A Love of Her Own is the eagerly awaited concluding book in Maggie Brendan’s Heart of the West series. Available in June 2010, it will take readers on an adventurous, spark-filled ride through love in turn-of-the-century Montana.
It’s here, in Lewiston, Montana, where April McBride travels to attend her brother’s wedding. Still cautious after a broken engagement, she fully intends to guard her heart. One look around the small mining town convinces April that doing so won't be difficult—just a bunch of dusty shops, bad service, and ill-bred cowboys. But a run-in with horse trainer Wes Owen opens up vast possibilities for frustration, embarrassment, friendship, and . . . love?
Can April and Wes see past their differences to envision a future together? Or are they destined to live the rest of their lives alone?

A Love of Her Own by Maggie Brendan,
Book 3 in the Heart of the West Series.
(ISBN: 978-0-8007-3351-3;

Praise for Maggie Brendan
"Brendan's gentle style of prairie romance is reminiscent of Janette Oke,
capturing the heart of the old West with romance that will make you sigh." — Julie Lessman, author of the Daughters of Boston series

"Brendan blends colorful characters, lively dialogue, and intriguing historical details."
— Amanda Cabot, author of Paper Roses and Scattered Petals

"Maggie Brendan is adept at weaving a sweet love story."

—Tamera Alexander, author of Beyond This Moment

About the author:
Maggie Brendan is a member of American Christian Writers and the American Fiction Writers Association. She is the author of No Place for a Lady and The Jewel of His Heart and lives in Georgia.

My Review:

The Heart of the West series book three. I read book one and then this one. Maggie is an excellent author. This story “A Love Of Her Own” is a book full of love, forgiveness, accepting people for who they are and lots of fun and hardships.
This book is a light read , I especially like this kind after I’ve read a good murder mystery.
April McBride, is on a journey, not only in miles, but also in growing and learning to be a better person. April had a very snooty personality at the beginning and didn’t care about anyone else’s feelings or hardships some people have to go through. She was a very spoiled, rich girl, who got anything and everything she wanted. More than anything April loves horses and working out on the ranch. That’s her one redeeming quality at the beginning.
Then April came West to see her brother get married and had many adventures-both good and bad. Right at the wedding she meets Wes, who is another lover of horses, but doesn’t care about money or much else. When two stubborn people get together you know there will be bedlam. So enjoy this book and see if Wes and April can become more than friends. Come and meet all of the sweet, caring people of this quaint little town in Montana. I was quite taken with Miss Margaret and her sweet and precious love she gave to everyone. You will want to read this book if you love a good romance. Recommended to all.

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“Available June 2010 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.”

Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, offers practical books that bring the Christian faith to everyday life. They publish resources from a variety of well-known brands and authors, including their partnership with MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and Hungry Planet.

I received my free copy from Donna Hausler from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group for my review.

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