Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Cowboy to Keep by Karen Rock + $50 and Book Giveaway!

A Cowboy to Keep
by Karen Rock
Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 384 pages
February 7th 2017 by Harlequin

Can't stop running from the past

Dani Crawford has a secret…and if bounty hunter Jackson Cade finds out, he could ruin everything. The scarred yet handsome cowboy has tracked a dangerous criminal to the dude ranch Dani manages, and to get rid of Jack she'll have to help him catch his man. But the closer they get to cornering their quarry the more Dani wants Jack to stay. Spending time with him is making her long for things she can never have thanks to a past mistake. And if the truth comes out she may be spending her future behind bars rather than safe in her cowboy's arms…

It's no secret that I'm a fan of the Harlequin Heartwarming line and Karen Rock's books in this line.  I'm always so happy to see a new book coming out and I'm especially happy when I get to read and review it!

In addition to romance, this book has a bit of danger, mystery and suspense to liven things up.  Jack and Dani are both a little rough around the edges but for different reasons.  Dani is desperately trying to hide a secret from her past that could change her whole life if found out.  Jack has hardened himself in order to find redemption for himself and his brother.

I liked Dani's spunk.  She doesn't back down from tough situations.  She's loyal and trustworthy despite the great secret.  Jack's interest is peaked from his very first encounter with Dani.  She's really not like most girls and Jack likes that.  I liked it too.  I think I'd like Dani as my friend.

This story was good.  I don't think I loved it as much as some of Karen's other books but I did like it.  Especially the ending.  It's hard to resist a good cowboy story!

About the Author

In a quest to provide her ELA students with quality reading material, educator Karen Rock read everything out there and couldn't wait to add her voice to the genre. In addition to her work as a Young Adult romance novelist, she's now an author for Harlequin's Heartwarming line and thrilled to pen stories that moms can share with their teenage daughters. She's loved Harlequin books since she spent summers going through her grandmother's Presents books that she passed along in paper grocery bags each year. As half of the writing duo J.K. Rock, Karen also pens young adult romance. When she's not busy writing, Karen enjoys scouring estate sales for vintage books, cooking her grandmother's family recipes, reinventing her gardens to suit her moods and occasionally rescuing local wildlife from neighborhood cats. She lives in the Adirondack Mountain region with her husband, her very appreciated beta-reader daughter, and two Cavalier King cocker spaniels, who have yet to understand the concept of "fetch" though they know a lot about love. For more information about Karen's upcoming books, check out her website.

Tour Giveaway

- 1 winner will win the above Prize Pack: 7 Paperbacks & a $50 Amazon Gift Card (US only)
- 1 winner will their choice of an ebook of one of Karen's backlisted titles (open internationally)
- Ends February 14th

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  1. Thanks so much for hosting me, today, as well as your lovely review Aimee! I'm glad you liked the story and especially Dani. She was fun to write :)

  2. Thank you so much for your lovely review and hosting me today, Aimee! I'm glad you enjoyed the book. Dani was fun to write- I wanted to be friends with her, too :)

  3. Giddyup. Glad to hear you enjoyed it.
    sherry @ fundinmental


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