So you love to read but you just don’t have time? I’ve just found the perfect option for you. How about a book that takes you from start to finish in less than 100 pages? When you’re done with those 91 pages, you can lay the book down and be done. Or, if you’re like me, you have to pick it back up and read the 2nd book in this 4 book collection. Texas Wildflowers is the perfect read for the busy mom.
Texas Wildflowers: Four-in-One Collection (Romancing America) is the story of 4 sisters living in Texas. They are as different as any 4 sisters can be but they are connected by the love of family and a sense of loyalty that ties family together.
These 4 novellas are not full of suspense, crime, plot twists or mystery. Instead, these are the kind of stories that take you on a gentle path of love and friendship. They are squeaky clean and easy to follow.
Each of the 4 books is 100 pages or less and can stand on its own. But when you read them all 4, you can understand how the thread of family and love connects us all.
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From the Back of the Book:
The four McBride sisters risk their hearts for love in the islands, canyons, mountains and bayous of Texas.
Deserted at the altar, a devastated Rosy McBride heads back to Galveston Island and begins working at her mother’s scrapbooking business. Will spending time with Larson Brookfield help mend her broken heart, or will she merely wind up pasting away?
Christian counselor Lily McBride relies on her quirky common sense and God’s wisdom to help her clients. Will she be successful at her new career or break the most solemn of counselor/patient vows by falling for the handsome, eccentric, and impossibly irresistible Rubin McCall while hiking the Palo Dura Canyon?
In the mountain town of Alpine, Violet McBride owns Romantic Images, a business that teaches people how to live romantically. Will Morgan Jones, a geek she meets online, show her the real meaning of romance and the art of love?
Heather McBride’s picture-perfect life has unraveled in the bayou. Will the free-spirited Evan Finch not only reawaken her artistic passion but also give her the courage to fall in love—without her day-planner?
Will God help give these women the pluck to love the least likely of soul mates?
I loved the fact that the author has actually been to the places she describes. She has hiked the trails and seen the sights. When the characters explore the Palo Dura Canyons, I can personally relate. I was there as a teenager on a family road trip. I love books that take real life places, events and situations and turn them into gentle stories of love and adventure.
About the Author
Bestselling and award-winning author, Anita Higman, has thirty-two books published (several coauthored) for adults and children. She’s been a Barnes & Noble “Author of the Month” for Houston and has a BA degree, combining speech communication, psychology, and art. Anita loves good movies, exotic teas, and brunch with her friends..
An Interview with Anita:
Texas Wildflowers is a 4-in-1 novella collection through Barbour Publishing. Each novella is set in an exotic location in Texas. They are lighthearted romances, and they’re all tied together with the four McBride sisters.
All these novellas are set in Texas. Are the towns and parks real?
Yes, in fact one of the novellas is set in Big Bend National Park, where my husband and I went on vacation. So, when you read about the characters on certain trails, they’re real, and we hiked them!
When readers finish the last page of Texas Wildflowers, what do you want them to come away with?
I would love for them to be inspired, challenged, and entertained. If I accomplished even one of those things I would feel my writing time wasn’t wasted.
Texas Wildflowers Giveaway
Here’s an exciting opportunity for Hobbies on a Budget. The author has decided that she really wants to share a copy of her book with one of you! Tell your friends to leave a comment too! That way if they win and you don’t, you can share the book with each other! Giveaway ends Jan 15, 2013. US only.
What are you waiting for? Leave me a comment telling me something that interests you about this book! Can’t wait to hear what you think!
I received a copy of this book for the purpose of this review from Kathy Carlton Willis Book Communiciation/
Congratulations Joni O – the winner of the Texas Wildflowers book!!!