Monday, April 26, 2010

The Anonymous Bride by Vickie McDonough - REVIEWED

Yeah, well, it takes time to communicate with a woman. You can’t hurry them, and you have to answer all their nitpicky questions ‘cause they’re suspicious.” (p. 142)

It’s no wonder women are so suspicious in Lookout, Texas or anywhere else with yahoos making statements like this one! Luke Davis has returned to Lookout after eleven years to become the new marshal, and he is as suspicious of women – one woman in particular – as anyone ever thought about being! Luke left Lookout broken-hearted and wounded to the core when his sweetheart married another man. Now that he has finally come home, his cousins determine that his birthday is reason enough to help him find the woman of his dreams. When two – no make that three – mail-order brides show up announcing their upcoming wedding to the new marshal, things get interesting in a hurry!! What no one realizes, including Luke himself, is that his heart already belongs to another.

Folks, if you enjoy a great story with fleshed-out characters, a great sense of humor, lots of adventure and excitement, then please pick up Vicki McDonough’s Anonymous Bride immediately!! This was so much fun to read! The character of Jack, oh, excuse me, I mean Jacqueline, makes the story worth reading all by herself! She was so much fun! Fun happens a lot in this story. As if the multiple brides weren’t hilarious enough, the mayor and the town make an outright festival out of the competition in which the marshal must choose his bride. Add in a couple of gangster bank-robbers, and you have a real treat on your hands!

I truly enjoyed The Anonymous Bride! This well-written, highly entertaining novel is the first in the Texas Boardinghouse Brides series, and I am very anxious to see which of the brides is featured in the next story, Secondchance Brides, coming later this Fall!


Award-winning author Vickie McDonough believes God is the ultimate designer of romance. She loves writing stories where the characters find their true love and grow in their faith. Vickie has had 18 books published. She is an active member of American Christian Fiction Writers, and is currently serving as ACFW treasurer. Vickie has also been a book reviewer for nine years. She is a wife of thirty-five years, mother of four sons, and grandmother to a feisty four-year-old girl. When not writing, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and traveling.


Mocha with Linda said...

Great review of such a fun read!

MJ FIRST Wild Card Assistant Director said...

I love love this book!

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