“What’s not to love about a whip smart heroine who knows her way around a horse whip and a Derringer, and frequently saves the frustrated hero, a federal marshal?" Connie Kuykendall, Award Winning Author of Love Ain’t No Soap Opera
"I can't wait to go back to Willow Wood." Amazon reader
When Lisette Pelletier answers an ad to become a physician in the frontier town of Willow Wood, Idaho, she knows her life will change forever. What she doesn’t expect is to fall in love with the U.S. Marshal whose life she saves on her way to town.
Federal Marshal Grayson Dutton spent his career protecting pioneers, chasing down bandits, settling disputes before they erupted into gunfire, and returning fire when needed. None of it prepared him for dealing with a feisty lady doc who can’t see when she’s in over her head.
When Grayson hears the gang of outlaws that attacked the stagecoach that brought Lisette to Willow Wood have targeted the lady doc, he’ll stop at nothing to protect her. Lisette doesn’t want to give the lawman the reins to her life. She came west to serve the people of Willow Wood, not hide under her bed in fear at the first sign of danger.
She certainly didn’t plan to fall for a long-legged lawman whose kisses make her dream of marriage, babies, and happily-ever-after, all the things that conflict with her call to medicine. Can she find a place in her life and her heart for love? Can Grayson tame the wild filly before she gets both of them killed?
“Mystery. Romance. Intrigue. Suspense… All this and more are wrapped in a cloak of Christian fiction set in a simpler time…First in a series, this novel is written in a comfortable, easy-to-read style with the author allowing this historical fiction to show us no matter what time we live in, people’s challenges are timeless…” Leone Bihl, Daily Reporter, Greenfield Times
“...As one of the country’s first lady doctors, Lisette Pelletier is a fancy fish out of water when she opens her practice in a rough and dusty Wild West town where outlaws and miners roam. Come along on a bumpy, wild stagecoach ride to see if the lawman will let the independent redhead take the reins or if she’ll let him into her heart.” Connie Kuykendall—Award Winning Author of Love Ain’t No Soap Opera
“Full of excitement, romance and faith with vivid characters. The heroine is a strong, determined Christian woman, answering God’s call. This author never disappoints.” Dottie Koehler, Library Editor
“I will be rating this book a 5. …Teresa’s work never fails to keep me on my toes from beginning to end. I would love to read the next book in the series, or even one of the author’s previous series. I am never disappointed with any of her work.” Amber Nichols, Amazon reviewer
“I loved this book! I’m amazed by Teresa Slack’s talent! I can’t wait to go back to Willow Wood in the next book.” Bonnie Cooper, Reviewer & Avid Reader
My thoughts: This is an excellent story that kicks off the Willow Woods Brides series! I enjoyed getting to know Grayson and Lisette as they took on the bandits that threaten their stage coach. Lisette is a delightful character who is feisty and quite the trailblazer. I could relate to her as she thought she had life all figured out and where she thought she needed to go with her future. As she gets to know Grayson, her dreams for the future begin to change. This is a wonderful historical read!
I received this book from Celebrate Lit. This is my honest review.
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