Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Bounty Hunter's Baby

GIVEAWAY

VETSCH, ERICA
THE BOUNTY HUNTER'S BABY

Brought together by a baby

Bounty hunter Thomas Beaufort has no problem handling outlaws, but when he's left with a criminal's baby to care for, he's in over his head. And the only person he can think of to ask for help is Esther Jensen, the woman whose heart he broke when he left town. But can he convince her to put aside the past until he tracks down the baby's outlaw father?

Esther is ready to run Thomas off her Texas ranch -- until she spies the abandoned newborn in his arms. Soon, working together to care for the precious babe stirs old hopes of a family. With trouble heading to their door, they could overcome it together -- if she'll entrust her wary heart to this sweet, second-chance family...

My Review:

I think that Erica Vetsch is really a pseudonym for a tough-as-nail cowpoke who roams the wild west. The truth leaks out in her ability to infuse cowboy colloquialisms into her stories. I swear I read the whole book with a Texas twang! And she has created the perfect cowboy hero, Thomas Beaufort. Bounty hunter extraordinaire who doesn't flinch at tracking down a murderer but can't get the best of one small nanny goat. A man devoted to his dog appropriately named after a famous Texas Ranger. Bested by a tiny scrap of humanity, he seeks aid from his former sweetheart. Be still my cowboy lovin' heart.

Of course Esther isn't as easily impressed. She's a heartbroken woman who has fallen on hard times and the last person she needs back in her life is the man who broke her heart in the first place. But she can't help falling in love with the orphaned baby he brings to her door. I spent my reading hours alternately laughing and swooning as these two lock horns. And there's the thrill of some good old-fashioned wild west action as well.  A sweet perfection of a read.

GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY:

 If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of  The Bounty Hunter's Baby please leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoreadATyahooDOTca. If you post a comment and add your email address, please use AT and DOT instead of @ and . in the address to protect yourself from spammers. If you enter the draw via email please remember to put the title in the  subject line so that it's easy for me to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday January 22 2017. Offer open to international readers. Good luck!

27 comments:

  1. I just read Erica for the first time in the novella collection Seven Brides for Seven Texans. Her story was my favorite and I decided I'd be adding her to my favorite author list.
    So YES, after reading your review and my previous enjoyment of her writing, please add my name to the cowboy hat for your generous giveaway.
    Have a blessed Thursday, and happy reading!

    tracey14567 at gmail dot com

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    1. Isn't she fantabulous? Love the cowboy lingo paired with a sharp wit. And her plot pacing is fantastic too. You just have to keep reading. Good luck, Tracey.

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    2. Haven't read anything yet by Erica and appreciate the prior comment that she is in the Brides' collection. This sounds a fun book with dog, baby, and ol' time TX! Thanks for the opportunity! dixiedobie at yahoo dot com

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    3. It's a great book, CC. I love the mix of humour and romance. Good luck.

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  2. I really enjoy her books. Thanks for the giveaway.

    mindyhoungATmsnDOTcom

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    1. You're welcome, Mindy. Good luck.

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  3. The description of this book appeals to me but there is one thing that really makes me want to read it. That is the author, Erica Vetsch. I've only read two or three of her books but I really enjoyed them. I like that she writes with some humor. I think I'll have to give a page in my favorite authors notebook and try to find all of her books. Thanks for the review and giveaway of The Bounty Hunter's Baby.

    pmkellogg56[at]gmail[dot]com

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    1. She is so good at weaving in that humour -- and making you feel like you've been dropped into the wild west! Awesome talent. Good luck, Pam.

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  4. I love her books. Thank you.
    leliamae54(at)aol(dot)com

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  5. I have this book, but haven't read it yet. Thanks for the awesome review--now I can't wait to start reading.

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    1. Grab it and start reading, Pam! You'll love it.

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  6. Erica is a new author to me and this book sounds like a hoot so I'm going online to see if my library has it, thanks to your positive review, Kav.

    Dblaser(at)windstream(dot)net

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    1. If they don't yet, they likely will soon. It's just out. Good luck, Diane.

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  7. I enjoyed your review and I know that I would love to read The Bounty Hunter's Baby.
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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  8. Enjoy her books but have not read this one yet. cheetahthecat1986(at)gmail(dot)com

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  9. Thank you so much for this review,Kav. Love Erica's books (His Prairie Sweetheart is one of my all time favorites!). Was interested in this one,now after reading this I can't wait to read it!! Please throw my name in the giveaway lynnefeuerstein(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. You'll love this one then, Lynne. Erica Vetsch has become a go-to author for me. Good luck!

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  10. You hit the nail on the head with this review! I loved The Bounty Hunter's Baby and every Erica Vetsch book I've read.
    *Don't enter me, I have the book.

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    1. Yay -- another fan. I just love the way she spins a tale. Still smiling over this one. Thanks for chiming in, Andrea.

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  11. This sounds like such a cute story. What can be better than a story with a cowboy, a dog and a baby? :D

    samanthabis23 at gmail dot com

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    1. Exactly my thinking as well. :-) And don't forget the ornery nanny goat. That tips the scale. LOL Good luck, Samantha.

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  12. I just want to read everything Erica Vetsch writes. I wish I would have discovered her sooner. On the positive side: if I'm ever in the mood for a book penned by Erica, there's plenty in her back list. tlhcoupon(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. And she has another new one out -- from Barbour this month! I've got my sights on that one next. Good luck, Terrill.

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