- Siren Publishing
- Release Date
- July 2012
Historical Romance, LGBTQ, Ménage or more, Western Romance
Socialite Kate Summers is eager to rid herself of the past, but when she replies to Joe Ryder's ad for a mail-order bride, she gets much more than she could have ever bargained for.
Joe Ryder is a man to be reckoned with. When scandal threatens to ruin the quiet life he has shared with his friend and lover, Ryan Starke, he devises a plan to make the townsfolk stop their idle tongues.
A mail-order bride is sought and soon found in Kate.
Unfortunately, Ryan isn't too accepting of Kate. Her very presence threatens the only life he has ever known, along with his love for Joe. After Kate finds out the real reason she was asked to come to marry Joe, she feels betrayed.
Can the three come to an agreement that will benefit all?
Oct 12, 2011 [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
143 people found the following review helpful
Wow! My first ever menage novel! I have NEVER read a novel about m/m/f or f/f/m or anything like that. I can honestly say that I truly enjoyed this. The author's attention to detail of history, along with the way the men felt about these things, back during a time when things like this couldn't be out in the open, was outstanding. The characters were created realistically and really captured my heart.
Kate. Now that's a character I enjoyed reading about. She wanted to escape her past of being led on by a married man, so she did something she never thought she would do: she answered a mail-order bride ad. The whole time she was thinking she would be answering this ad in hopes of finding love in her marriage, even if it took some time. Little did she know, Joe, her intended husband, was in love with someone else. Someone that he had to keep a secret for fear of rumors and accusations.
Ryan. My heart truly went out to Ryan. In this short time, in this short story, I felt for him. He was in love with Joe, and well, he was scared of the arrangement that Joe made with Kate. Joe was his, and his alone.
I'll stop there, for if I go any more I'll give the story away. I will say this: this is one HOT and AWESOME novella! Definitely filled with friendship, love, trust, and passion. I highly recommend this to all those who love a good western, a good passionate love story. You will love Xondra Day's writing style and I, for one, am looking forward to more work by this talented author!
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