Sunday, February 5, 2012

How a Cowboy Stole Her Heart (Harlequin Romance #4270) by Donna Alward

From best friends…to bride and groom? 
Clay Gregory’s known Megan Briggs her whole life, and he’s been plenty worried about her while she’s been getting medical treatment. Now she’s back home and hiding away on the family ranch. 
Knowing the stubborn cowgirl won’t accept his help willingly, he invites her to a family wedding to help him avoid his aunt’s matchmaking! 
He plans to remind Meg she’s still the girl who can beat him in a horse race! But as she steps out in her curve-hugging red dress, her skills on a horse are suddenly the furthest thing from his mind…(synopsis from Goodreads)

How A Cowboy Stole Her Heart is a short, sweet story about a young woman whose survived breast cancer and the young man who stole her heart when she was eight. This is an easy, warm-hearted romance that can be read in a few hours. 

The heroine is Megan Briggs, she has just returned to her family's ranch after undergoing a mastectomy and chemo. The cancer is gone, but so is her confidence. The family treats her like a china doll and she wants to move on. When she left; Clay Gregory's could barely look at her. He lost his father to cancer and can't imagine losing a friend. Megan, the little sister of his best friend was there for him when he lost his dad. When Megan returns, and is hiding out from her friends, he decides to help. He invites her to his Aunt's wedding. Clay is shocked when Megan shows up in a beautiful outfit; looking nothing like a little sister but a sexy woman. 

Clay is shocked by his feelings, but can he take a chance and love a woman who could have a relapse? Could he survive losing someone else he loves. Megan has loved Clay forever; but can she ask him to take a chance?
The tale that unfolds is sweet, and the feelings and emotions the characters experience is very real. It will pull at your heart-strings.

How A Cowboy Stole my Heart was an enjoyable read. Fans of short and sweet contemporary romances will enjoy it. 
I gave this book 3 coffee cups out of 5.                Kimba     

Author's website: Donna Alward
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At February 5, 2012 at 2:02 PM , Blogger TToria said...

Aw this sounds sweet but heart-breaking at the same time, fab review :-)

TToria @

At February 5, 2012 at 5:39 PM , Blogger Jenny Schwartz said...

Great review ... Donna Alward writes lovely emotion

At February 5, 2012 at 7:25 PM , Blogger The Drifting Bookworm said...

Ooooh, I might pick this up for a fun read (albeit perhaps a bit sad). Great review! :)

At February 6, 2012 at 8:58 AM , Blogger Blodeuedd said...

Sounds ok enough, cute is always good


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