The Trouble with Patience (Virtues and Vices of the Old West #1) by Maggie Brendan -- Review
About the Book
Patience Cavanaugh has lost hope in romance. The man she yearned to marry is dead and her dreams are gone with him. Now she is consumed with the restoration of a dilapidated boarding house in order to support herself. Despite her desire for solitude, Jedediah Jones, the local sheriff with a reputation for hanging criminals, becomes an ever-looming part of her life. It seems like such a simple arrangement: Patience needs someone with a strong back to help her fix up the boardinghouse, and Jedediah needs a dependable source of food for himself and his prisoners. But Patience gets more than she bargained for as she explores the depths of the "hanging lawman"--and finds both betrayal and love.
About the Author
Maggie Brendan is a CBA bestseller and the author of Heart of the West and The Blue Willow Brides. She won the 2014 Book Buyers Best Award OCC/RWA2013 and the Laurel Wreath Award for Inspirational romance. Maggie was also a 2013 Finalist for the Published Maggie Award of Excellence, a 2013 and 2014 Finalist for The Heart of Excellence Reader's Choice Award and was a 2012 Finalist for Inspirational Reader's Choice Award. Maggie is a member of Romance Writers of American, Faith Love and Hope, Georgia Romance Writers, and The Author's Guild. Maggie loves all things western and enjoys doing reseach for her historical novels.
Maggie Brendan kicks off her Virtues and Vices of the Old West series in book one The Trouble with Patience. This is a sweet historical romance western that readers will thoroughly enjoy. It is light, fun, and easy read that is filled with a little bit of drama, but is mostly a delightful romance. Brendan’s story takes place in a small gold-rush boom town and has cowboys and cattle thieves that bring some action into the story. This is a pleasant story that readers will want to pick up.
Series: Virtues and Vices of the Old West
Genre: historical, romance, western, Christian
Publication date: February 17, 2015
Number of pages: 336
A review copy of this novel was provided by Revell. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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