Monday, January 27, 2014

A Match Made in Texas 4 authors in one book

All 4 Christian love stories take place in the towis then of Dry Gulch, Texas in the late 1800's with the help of a mischievous matchmaker.

Story 1: A Cowboy Unmatched by Karen Witemeyer.
This is about a cowboy named Neill determined to prove to himself and his older brothers that he can make his own life without their help. In town Neill is looking for a job, he receives a mysterious note offering him a job replacing the widow Clara Danvers roof. Neill is shocked at how the homestead looks and begins to fix up odds and ends. Clara is astounded Neill would help her outside the job someone else is paying for. From here a sweet friendship begins with laughter and childhood stories. But when someone dares to threaten the safety of Clara, love begins to unfold.

Story 2: An Unforseen Match by Regina Jennings
Clayton has to make a pit stop in Dry Gulch on his way to a Homestead Run in Oklahoma. Here he meets Grace who use to be the town teacher until blindness overtook her causing her retire. Clayton is hired to help her patch up the cabin the school board purchased for Grace. This is where love starts.

Story 3: No Match for Love by Carol Cox
A young woman named Lucy has lost her father and left penniless with no provisions. The pastor of Dry Gulch gives Lucy an answer to prayer as he tells her about a job in North Folk, TX. Lucy journeys to North Folk to help Andrew with his widowed aunt who raised him. Aunt Martha seems to becoming senile in her old age and requires assistance. As Andrew and Lucy interact and try to figure out what exactly is wrong with Martha they start to fall in love.

Story 4: Meeting Her Match by Mary Connealy
Hannah is the school teacher by day and helps her parents with her little brothers in the evening. One day her mother mother goes into premature labor and dies suddenly. A few weeks later Hannah's father has married the town waitress, Essie.Hannah is moved into Essie's little bedroom above the diner. However, a gentleman named Marcus, the son of a banker takes interest in Hannah. 

*Disclaimer: I received a free copy for this book for review from Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group. All opinions are my own. 

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