About the Book
Greta Nilsson's trip west to save her ailing little sister, Astrid, could not have gone more wrong. First, bandits hold up her stagecoach, stealing all her money. Then, upon arriving in Fairplay, Colorado, she learns the man she was betrothed to as a mail-order bride has died. Homeless, penniless, and jobless, Greta and her sister are worse off than when they started.
Wyatt McQuaid is struggling to get his new ranch up and running and is in town to purchase cattle when the mayor proposes the most unlikely of bargains. He'll invest in a herd of cattle for Wyatt's ranch if Wyatt agrees to help the town become more respectable by marrying and starting a family with Greta. But when old insecurities and surprising revolutions arise, can a union born out of desperation survive?
About the Author
Jody Hedlund is an award-winning and bestselling author of inspirational historical romances for both youth and adults.
As a busy mama-writer, she has the wonderful privilege of teaching her crew of 5 children at home. In between grading math papers and giving spelling tests, she occasionally does a load of laundry and washes dishes. When she's not busy being a mama, you can find her in front of her laptop working on another of her page-turning stories.
She loves reading almost as much as she loves writing, especially when it also involves chocolate and coffee.
In her novel, A Cowboy for Keeps, author Jody Hedund has written a sweet and charming western mail-order-bride gone wrong, marriage of convenience story. This is a story about two people that get into some circumstances where they need each other, so they end up getting married so they can help each other out. The 1862 Colorado mountain setting enhances the story and helps bring this cowboy story to life. This story is about hopes, dreams, faith, and falling in love. Although a bit different than some of Hedlund’s other stories, as she takes on a bit of a different genre than she has done before, readers will quickly fall in love with this delightful story and it’s beloved characters.
Series: Colorado Cowboys
Genre: historical, western, Christian
Publisher: Bethany House
Publication date: January 5, 2021
Number of pages: 341
Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, and authors, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited OR pre-ordered/purchased for review. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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