Cowboy Justice (Catcher Creek, Book 2) by Melissa Cutler
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Cori
Rated: 4.5 Stars
Transforming their parents’ rundown ranch in the small town of Catcher Creek, New Mexico, into a tourist destination is the toughest challenge the three Sorentino sisters ever faced. But now one of them has another fight on her hands – to keep from falling for the sexy town sheriff – again…
Rachel Sorentino has spent her whole life protecting her siblings from trouble – only to run headlong into it herself. Her first regret about shooting at the vandals targeting her family ranch is that her aim wasn’t better. Her second is that when bullets started flying, it was Sheriff Vaughn Cooper’s number she dialed. Vaughn is the mistake she keeps on making, a cowboy lawman who cuts through Rachel’s surface bravado to the vulnerability no one else sees. And no matter how inconvenient their attraction – for his career, her tangled case, and his already battered heart – there’s no denying what feels so irresistibly right…
Cowboy Justice is the second book in Melissa Cutler’s Catcher Creek series. You do not have to read the first book, The Trouble with Cowboys, before reading this book, but you will enjoy the story more if you read the series in order. I loved the first book and thought Cowboy Justice was even better. I loved sexy Sheriff Vaughn Cooper. He’s definitely hero material. Rachel is tough and use to taking care of everything and everyone around her, but turns to Vaughn after a shoot out defending her ranch and her sisters lands her in the hospital. Vaughn and Rachel have explosive chemistry and heated up the pages. Their story is full of action, danger, mystery and smoking hot romance. I haven’t read a book by Melissa Cutler that I haven’t loved! I highly recommend this book and this series. I can not wait for the next book.
*Review copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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READING ORDER: Catcher Creek Cowboy Series
✦ Book 1 – The Trouble with Cowboys (October 2012) http://amzn.to/1ffbG6K
✦ Book 2 – Cowboy Justice (October 2013) http://amzn.to/15XIcMd
✦ Book 3 – How to Rope a Real Man (Coming May 2014)
SUGARWATER RANCH (Salt Creek Cowboys) by Stephanie Berget
Publication Date: April 25, 2013
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Cori
Rated: 4 Stars
Sean O’Connell’s life is perfect, or it was until his partying lifestyle affected his bull riding. Now he’s ended the season too broke to leave the Northwest for the warm southern rodeos. When a wild night with his buddies gets out of hand, he wakes up naked, staring into the angry eyes of a strange woman. His infallible O’Connell charm gets him nowhere with the dark-haired beauty. It’s obvious she’s not his usual good-time girl, so why can’t he forget her?
Bar-manager Catherine Silvera finds a waterlogged, unconscious cowboy freezing to death in front of the Sugarwater Bar. She saves his life–then runs faster than a jackrabbit with a coyote on its tail. Any man who makes his living rodeoing is bad news, especially if he thinks partying is part of the competition. He’s everything she doesn’t want in a man, so why can’t she shake her attraction to the rugged cowboy?
I really enjoyed this cowboy romance! Sugarwater Ranch was a really sweet romance about a cowboy on a downward spiral, and a woman who rescues him. Catherine comes across a freezing intoxicated man in front of her uncle’s bar, and after recognizing him as her childhood hero and crush, she takes him home with her so he doesn’t freeze in his truck. Sean is used to easy women and Catherine presents a challenge. He has to really work to convince her to let him take her on a date. She makes Sean want to be a better man. This story is a slow building romance that is really sweet and refreshing. I really enjoyed the main characters and the secondary characters in this book. I also enjoyed the ranching and rodeo details the author included. I recommend this book to any reader looking for a sweet, and heartwarming romance to curl up with this weekend. I’m looking forward to Stephanie Berget’s next book.
*Review copy provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.