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Monday, January 5, 2015

Texas Cowboy Blog Tour Featuring Carolyn Brown and Linda Broday

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They are tough, hardworking, and have the manners their mama gave them. Is it no wonder that readers are in love with the ultimate hero — cowboys. Today we’ve got the heroines from Carolyn Brown and Linda Broday's newest Western romances to explain exactly what it takes to rope in a stubborn cowboy. Take it away ladies!

Linda Broday: Rancher Cooper Thorne, the oldest of his blood brothers, is the hero in Texas Mail Order Bride. He's the founder of the Battle Creek Bachelors Club and has vowed to never marry because of his horrific past. He’s happy being a bachelor. It’s the only way to protect himself from pain. It gets a mite lonely at times but he’s accepted that as his fate. Maybe he has, but Delta Dandridge has other plans. He might have spurned her as a bride and that really smarted, but she hasn’t given up. Delta says:
“Oh my dear Lord, Cooper Thorne is more hard-headed and cantankerous than a government mule! A lady knows ways to get her man though. First, I acted like he didn’t exist and went my merry way. Just ignored him which was really hard to do because I felt like a jolt of lightning hit me every time I came within a mile of him. I added just a little frost to my voice when we spoke. That made him let down his guard because he felt safe from me. But then…I made sure he’d run into me every time he turned around. I smiled real pretty and called him “sugah” in my Southern drawl which made his gray eyes (that are the exact color of gunmetal) get all sparkly. After that, I ignored him a little more, let him brush a kiss across my lips just to dangle a juicy worm in front of him. I don’t know if it got him hot and bothered, but oh my…it sure did me! He was crawling through my bedroom window before long. And that’s how a Southern lady got her man. I surely do hope it helps you. I hope you’ll try Texas Mail Order Bride and if you like it, look for Twice a Texas Bride coming in May. Happy Reading y’all!”
Carolyn Brown: Hi, ya’ll! I’m Jill Cleary and when I came to Fiddle Creek in The Trouble with Texas Cowboys, I wasn’t a bit interested in finding, getting or even lookin’ at another rancher. Burned once by a rich cowboy, I just wanted to help Aunt Gladys run the ranch and Aunt Polly take care of the bar. No one bothered to tell me that Sawyer O’Donnell and I would have to share the bunkhouse or that the Gallaghers and the Brennans both wanted Fiddle Creek and they’d do anything to get it. Suddenly I had two cowboys who wanted me, all for the wrong reasons, and one that was my friend, that was fast claiming my heart. I’m not sure I had any tricks up my sleeve when it came to ropin’ Sawyer, but believe me my two aunts dang sure did.

Title: Texas Mail Order Bride
Author: Linda Broday
Release Date: January 6, 2015
Genre: Historical (Western) Romance
Rancher Cooper Thorne thinks his life is finally on an even keel. But when mail-order bride Delta Dandridge steps off the stagecoach and claims he sent for her, he scrambles to set her straight. The tempestuous woman makes him see red and also challenges all his vows to remain a bachelor. It turns out Delta Dandridge is going to set Cooper Thorne straight about a few things...
Author Biography
A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Linda Broday writes western historical romance. She lives in the Texas Panhandle on the Llano Estacado where the American Indian and Comancheros once roamed. She’s always been fascinated with cowboys and the American West way of life because to her these men and women embody strength. Her desire to keep history alive is what drives her to write unforgettable characters.
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Title: The Trouble With Texas Cowboys
Author: Carolyn Brown
Release Date: January 6, 2015
Genre: Contemporary (Western) Romance
Can a girl ever have too many cowboys?
No sooner does pint-sized spitfire Jill Cleary set foot on Fiddle Creek Ranch than she finds herself in the middle of a hundred-year-old feud. Quaid Brennan and Tyrell Gallagher are both tall, handsome, and rich...and both are courting Jill to within an inch of her life. She's doing her best to give these feuding ranchers equal time-too bad it's dark-eyed Sawyer O'Donnell who makes her blood boil and her hormones hum...
Author Biography
Carolyn Brown is a New York Times bestselling author with more than sixty books published, and credits her eclectic family for her humor and writing ideas. Carolyn was born in Texas but grew up in southern Oklahoma where she and her husband, Charles, a retired English teacher, make their home. They have three grown children and enough grandchildren to keep them young.
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Linda Broday said...

Hi everyone! I'm so excited about this new book. I knew from the moment Cooper Thorne strolled onto the page with that loose-hipped way of walking and his dogged determination that he was a very special character. He captured my heart right away and then when I found out his story and what he'd been through I was even more drawn to him. Delta provided just the kind of woman he needed.

I hope the story thrills your heart as much as it did mine. I couldn't help laughing at some of the things Cooper said and did. But I needed Kleenex in places.

Take care and Happy Reading!!

Janice Hougland said...

Oh boy,am I ever anxious to read Cooper and Delta's story in its entirety! She claims he sent for her and he says he didn't. A classic "he says she says" situation. Love it! Thanks so much for your writing, Linda. And thanks for the post! jdh2690@gmail.com

Carolyn Brown said...

Good morning folks. Y'all come right on in and visit with us. Linda and I love talking about cowboys and these two heroes are two of our favorites. So pull up a chair, get a cup of coffee and let's visit a spell!

cheryl c said...

I really enjoy a good cowboy story, either historical or contemporary. There's just something about a cowboy hero. You asked for my favorite Texan, and I guess it would be George W. Bush.