My Thoughts Thursday: Rescue Me by Susan May Warren

Rescue Me
by Susan May Warren

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When Deputy Sam Brooks commits to something, nothing can sway him--not just on the job as liaison between the Mercy Falls sheriff's department and PEAK Rescue, but in his private life. He's the one who stuck around to take care of his mother after his father's accidental death. And he's the one--perhaps the only one--who believes Sierra Rose is the perfect girl for him. Safe, practical, and organized, she's nothing like her hippie, impulsive, bleeding heart sister, Willow.

Willow, however, has been in love with Sam Brooks for as long as she can remember. But she wants her sister to have a happy ending. Besides, Willow has other things to focus on--namely, nabbing the job as youth pastor for her small-town church. Best thing for her to do is to purge Sam from her heart.

Neither can predict the events that will bring them together in a fight for their lives in the forbidding wilderness of Glacier National Park. Stranded, injured, and with the winter weather closing in, Sam and Willow will have to work together to save a crew of terrified teenagers. As they fight to survive, they might just discover a new hope for love.


Rescue Me by Susan May Warren is the third installment (Second full length book) in the Montana Rescue Series. I'm going to lead with this: This is a standalone book but do yourself a favor and read the novella and book 1 before attempting Rescue Me.

There are LOTS of characters in this book. In this series in fact. I personally like lots of characters, but it can be daunting especially when you are in book 3 and there is an expectation that these characters have already been introduced.

It's been a while since I've read a Susan May Warren series and I can't quite recall if her writing usually blends lots of stories simultaneously. Well she does and I love it. While Rescue Me's main storyline is centered around Willow and Sam, we also get a healthy dose of secondary characters Pete and Jess along with a few more budding storylines. I warned you there are LOTS of I wasn't a huge fan of hero Sam, but I enjoyed reading Willow's story and preferred Pete and Jess's story.

If you've already read the others in the series, storylines from those books have continued into this one (Sierra, Ian & Esme).

The plot moved quickly and I felt as if I was right there in the mountains and woods with the Rescue Team.

As I mentioned, Sam didn't interest me much and I was a little bored with him, but Willow was a joy to read and I love Pete's character.

If you are a fan of love and page turning "action" this series is a great pick-up. I'm looking forward to the next book in the series.

Overall Rating - 4.0 Stars 

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My Thoughts Thursday: Love's Eternal Breath by Naomi Rawlings

Love's Eternal Breath
by Naomi Rawlings

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Lindy Marsden once dreamed of having a husband, a house, some children, and maybe even a sewing machine. But since she grew ill five years ago, those dreams have become too much to hope for. Now she just wants to provide for herself and help the abandoned children she found living in the woods until their father returns… and avoid doctors for the rest of her life. Their medicine never leads to any good, and she has the scars to prove it.

Seth Harrington loves being a doctor, but treating patients in the small town of Eagle Harbor is nothing like working at a prestigious Boston hospital, especially with the other doctor in town trying to steal Seth's patients. When he's called to treat a reluctant woman, Seth finds Lindy Marsden's fiery dislike for him rather insulting. He has the ability to help her, but she wants nothing to do with him. Until she shows up on his doorstep one night...

When the plight of a young abandoned boy brings Seth and Lindy irrevocably together, Seth finds himself in the most difficult situation of his career. His expertise can help him heal the sick, but will his love be enough to soothe Lindy's wounded soul?

Come visit the rugged yet beautiful coast of Lake Superior and the remote historical town of Eagle Harbor that readers can’t get enough of.


When I was first introduced to Seth Harrington in previous books, I was excited to read his story. Talk about being unlucky in love! I was eagerly anticipating his love match. Funny enough, I didn't imagine it would have been Lindy. It was brilliant of Naomi to pair these two together and that's one of the reasons I love her writing. She has a way of crafting such real stories and making you fall in love with characters and rooting for them wholeheartedly.

I often found myself with constricted airways whether from being empathetic to Lindy or the chemistry between Seth and Lindy. Pure and sweet love.

Characters from previous books make healthy appearances, which I always love, minus Rebekah and Gilbert (my fave Eagle Harbor couple), but I digress. I was still plenty happy revisiting old friends and looking forward to the next book in the series.

Overall Rating - 4.5 Stars 

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My Thoughts Thursday: An Uncommon Courtship by Kristi Ann Hunter

An Uncommon Courtship
by Kristi Ann Hunter

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Life for Lady Adelaide Bell was easier if she hid in her older sister's shadow--which worked until her sister got married. Even with thepressure of her socially ambitious mother, the last thing she expected was a marriage of convenience to save her previously spotless reputation.

Lord Trent Hawthorne couldn't be happier that he is not the duke in the family. He's free to manage his small estate and take his time discovering the life he wants to lead, which includes grand plans of wooing and falling in love with the woman of his choice. When he finds himself honor bound to marry a woman he doesn't know, his dream of a marriage like his parents' seems lost forever.

 Already starting their marriage on shaky ground, can Adelaide and Trent's relationship survive the pressures of London society?


An Uncommon Courtship is the third book in Kristi Ann Hunter's Hawthorne House Series. I was excited to read this book having read the previous two books where Lord Trent was sprinkled throughout.

Truth be told, Lord Trent's story was not what I had been anticipating but I enoyed it nevertheless! I absolutely loved the less than refined Adelaide and the very unconventional courtship of Trent and Adelaide. Admittedly, I don't read too many novels where the love interests are already married but An Uncommon Courtship has sparked an interest in seeing those out. A novel with a married couple would and should naturally include the daily aspects of a couple's life, but I have to say that Kristi Ann Hunter dared write about a topic that is almost taboo but pulled it off marvelously!! Well done Kristi!

If you are looking for a Regency read that includes all the conventional, but also pulls you into the truth behind the facades with romance, a little eye brow raising, and drama, this is the book is for you.

I just want to also mention that this book is intended for adult readers.

Overall Rating - 4.5 Stars 

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Disclaimer: This book was provided by the publisher through Netgalley. The opinion of this book is my own, and I was not paid or compensated for my review.