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. 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.

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Especially since by the end of the book they’ve been “married” for like 6 months or something. I didn’t necessarily believe it. She meets a Texan who she flirts with and drinks a little too0 much whiskey with. I asked that question about Rafe and Emmaline in this book from the beginning to the millerr.

Before that, she wasn’t planning on telling anyone. Even when I was able to accept that premise, the book didn’t grab me until over halfway, when other factors – and characters – made it much more interesting. I enjoyed this book I would like to read the next one that follows this one and see what happens to Made and Jeb.

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I liked the characters and can tell that the follow on books should be just as fun. Rafe does the mail-order bride thing and forgets about it like a week later. So Rafe and Emmaline met. Fleeing town as a mail-order bride, she wonders: Emmeline Harding lives in her aunt’s brothel As the first story in the McKettrick series, High Country Bride introduces an entire cast of characters and the series-length plot which can only be defined as ‘epic.

In that, Miller stayed true to the time period.

I have to say there are a few “steamy” parts. First off, I totally fell in love with Angus, the dad! I’ll probably pick them countrt. Apr 02, Cheryl rated it it was amazing Shelves: No conflict, we need a conflict for the book to be interesting. But one day Emmeline got bored, dressed up like one of the ‘girls’, and went downstairs. You submitted the following rating and review. Becky showed up and turns out she is really Emmeline’s mother.

Tired of waiting for his sons to settle down, Arizona-territory rancher Brife McKettrick announces a competition: There was little brotherly affection among the brothers. Wonderful book loved the McKettricks Rafe and Emmeline are such a great couple. To his surprise, Emmeline’s charms beguile him even as the secrets he senses she’s hiding ignite jealousy and suspicion. The entire last paragraph of the synopsis is ridiculous.

To his surprise, Emmeline’s charms beguile him even as the secrets he senses she’s hiding ignite jealousy and suspicion. Now, three distinctly different, equally determined cowboys are searching high and low for brides. They were hardly ever together and I just could not see the attraction.

Well, not what Emmaline did, I am sure. He only pays attention to her when he wants to, he disregards her emotions, and he does whatever he wants even when he knows it bothers Emmeline.

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Meanwhile, in Kansas City Emmeline is bored out of her mind. This book as a lot of sass and class … Show more Show less. Why I will continue the series: