…once in a blue moon
BLUE MOON PROMISE
by Colleen Coble
About the book:
Book #1 in the Under Texas Stars series
A love like Lucy and Nate’s only comes along once in a blue moon . . .
Lucy Marsh’s worldly resources are running out, but she’s fiercely determined to care for her younger brother and sister. When she discovers that their father’s recent death was no accident, Lucy is eager to leave town. She accepts a proxy marriage she believes will provide safe refuge. But trouble follows her to Texas where her new husband is surprised to suddenly have a wife and children to care for.
Nate Stanton always hoped he’d marry someday, but running the family ranch meant he had no time for romance. When his father deposits Lucy Marsh—a city girl—on his doorstep, with two siblings in the bargain, he expects ranch life will send her running on the first train out of town. But Lucy is made of tougher stuff than Nate imagined. When danger moves in, Nate finds he’d give anything to protect Lucy and the children he’s grown to love. Even if it means giving up his ranch.
Ronie’s Fast-Rope Review:
Colleen’s books have always been a fun read for me and BLUE MOON PROMISE is no different. I love the way Colleen weaves intricate back story into her characters, which adds depth. Her heroines are always strong and determined, especially Lucy Marsh–make that Mrs. Lucy Stanton. 😀
One of my favorite plot devices is the forced/arranged marriages/marriage of convenience or purpose. While I’ve seen this abused and even done poorly, not so with BLUE MOON PROMISE. The characters were authentic and respectful.
A delightful read for anyone!
Best-selling author Colleen Coble’s novels have won or finaled in awards ranging from the Best Books of Indiana, ACFW Book of the Year, RWA’s RITA, the Holt Medallion, the Daphne du Maurier, National Readers’ Choice, and the Booksellers Best. She has nearly 2 million books in print and writes romantic mysteries because she loves to see justice prevail. Colleen is CEO of American Christian Fiction Writers and is a member of Romance Writers of America. She lives with her husband Dave in Indiana.
For more about Colleen and her other books visit www.colleencoble.com
About the party:
Blue Moon Promise is a story of hope, romance, and suspense . . . immersing the reader in a rich historical tale set under Texas stars.
To celebrate Colleen is teaming up with her publisher Thomas Nelson for a “Blue Moon Promise” Facebook Chat party where she will giveaway a KINDLE Fire and a Texas-sized gift basket (fabulous Texas treats and fun Lucy-inspired housekeeping products)!
Click the banner, RSVP today for the Facebook Party, and mark the date on your calendar!
Invite your friends and don’t miss Colleen’s evening of chat, trivia, prizes, and more.
Kindle Giveaway and More! Save the Date – 3/13!
*I received a free copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*