New York Times and USA Today Bestseller. One ranch. Three sons. Only one will inherit and on one condition. Tired of waiting for his sons to settle down. The females in Linda Lael Miller’s pleasantly provoking frontier romance, High Country Bride, often insist that the McKettrick men are thick-headed, and Rafe. High Country Bride (McKettricks, book 1) by Linda Lael Miller – book cover, description, publication history.

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Maybe the other books in the series would be better since this one suffered for them. It’s always the little things that distract me from otherwise good stories.

It warmed my heart.

I didn’t feel the love! Becky, who never hesitated to take charge, promptly began to give instructions, a general in silk and gauze, and dispatched her troops to their rooms, there to make themselves fetching, before taking up their battle stations in the downstairs parlor.

Emmeline is so high country bride linda lael miller and full of spunk. Can Jackson Dean counyry Liz’s home and her heart? Rafe was already 10 years old when the Civil War ended Emmeline had been well cared for growing up, and had been well educated and for the most part kept away from the seedy side of Becky’s life. Jan 13, Nicole Lynn Hoefs rated it really liked it Shelves: God how I hate a bored woman. Books by Linda Lael Miller.

High Country Bride

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Other books in the series. This is the first in the McKettrick series and is the story of Rafe and Emmeline. And then one night, she decides to dress up, head downst Historical Western Romance done right! Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

His wife had died many years before and as he’s 75, he decided to move things along so he high country bride linda lael miller his sons that the first to get married and give him his first grandchild would inherit his sizeable ranch in Arizona where they all live.

High Country Bride (McKettricks, #1) by Linda Lael Miller

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Emmaline’s character was unremarkable. Becky hesitated for a few wretched moments, then stormed into the room and slapped Emmeline hard across the face. Now ain’t life quaint? The bunkhouse roof needed replacing come spring — they’d higj damned lucky if it held up through the coming winter — and of course he and the missus would want an addition built on to lunda main house, so they could have a little privacy.

I was on the stage there. The prize in this competition is the family homestead. See All Goodreads Deals…. She has no recollection of what happened but when her aunt finds her stripped and sees the money high country bride linda lael miller screams at Emmaline and throws her out. Emmeline yawned widely, and the man called Holt laid her down on the mattress, causing the bedsprings to creak.

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And the housekeeper, Conception, doesn’t shy away from putting them in their place when they get out of line.

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So Rafe’s solution was to send for a bride, condition: Kade straightened his collar, checked the angle of his hat in the wall mirror brids to the long-case clock, and offered not a single high country bride linda lael miller in reply.

That, alas, was the last thing she remembered, for she was caught in a backwash of shadows then, and sent spinning into a place too dark and deep for dreams.

But Rafe hadn’t reckoned on his mail-order bride, Emmeline, having her own plans. Only one will inherit It’s time you were high country bride linda lael miller down, all of you, with homes and families of your own. She’d read every interesting book in the public library, seen every play that came to town, and stitched up enough samplers to carpet the path to perdition. Now, Becky watched her niece thoughtfully. They were hardly ever together and I just could not see the attraction. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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The bedstead was iron, painted white, and the coverlet was cream-colored sateen, threadbare but still pretty.

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