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Steeple Hill Books Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek

Marry a secure businessman, or become a bunkhouse cook for twenty hungry cowboys on a cattle ranch? When Angelina Brighton chooses the ranch, she runs from the wedding her billionaire father arranged. Angelina won't marry a man she doesn't love. Then along comes former special ops soldier Tyler Stone, barreling into Dry Creek to bring her back home. Or so she thinks.

But Big Sky country is full of surprises for everyone-especially for a faithful gal and rugged cowboy who discover what home really means.

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Review 1 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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Series just keeps getting better!

Date:July 7, 2012
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Location:Indiana
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Soldier Tyler Stone newly released from Special Ops has mixed feelings about being back in Dry Creek. His family welcomes him happily but every family keeps its secrets.
Angelina Brighton has a hard time believing Tyler is still alive since beginning to plan a memorial in his honor. She has had quite a few suitors in high school and over the years but can an old flame still kindle a few sparks?
Romance, strong family ties, cowboys, tenderness and secrets offer readers a sweet story with some laugh aloud moments! Strong characters and interesting dialogue keep the story moving and alive. I was entertained by this inspiring and faith challenging read and would recommend the book to others. Thanks to the author who provided a complimentary copy to me for my review.
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Review 2 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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Another Great Dry Creek Story

Date:July 4, 2012
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Suzie
Location:Maine
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Former soldier Tyler Stone drives to Dry Creek on a mission. He is to locate Angelina Brighton and bring her back home to marry her father's wealthy lawyer. He finds his high school friend in the town of his early childhood before he was sent away. He has many surprises in store beginning with the fact that Angelina is planning his memorial service. Tyler is suddenly facing his painful past and questioning Angelina's furture.
This is another emotion stirring book by the author of the Dry Creek series, Janet Tronstad. I was very pleased with the last few chapters of the book. A very touching ending.
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Review 3 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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Love or Money?

Date:June 26, 2012
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Location:St. Paul, MN
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Angelina Brighton, an heiress to the Brighton Security inheritance, has run away to Dry Creek, Montana, to avoid marrying her father’s lawyer, Derrick Carlson. Mr. Brighton has been pressing for his daughter to marry him, even to the point of buying her wedding gown. We find her working in Dry Creek as a ranch cook, arranging for Tyler Stone’s funeral and loving it.
Tyler Stone, originally from Dry Creek, worked for Brighton Security as a security guard to protect Angelina while she was in high school. Upon her graduation, he signed up for a Special Ops tour in Afghanistan and was subsequently declared deceased. He’s anything but, and he’s back in Dry Creek to return Angelina back to Boston for her wedding, as he’s once again working for Brighton Security.
His arrival connection with Angelina is filled with her speed and gusto, and sets the stage for a ‘less-than-a-funeral’ service that she won’t cancel. The sobering end of the scenario is his family’s past and the supposed rumors and family dysfunction. Would anyone be there for his ‘funeral’?
This is my first book by Janet, and I totally enjoyed the flirty romantic sparks that floated between Tyler and Angelina. Their history seemed to be on a collision course, however, when Tyler got to thinking of his past and her father. His brothers’ involvement was touching and real, but a bit much for Tyler. The family interest was one I found heart-warming, considering their childhood. The author did a wonderful job in portraying sibling love and their concern for their ‘baby’ brother. (Yup, we had one of those in my family, regardless of age!) The love between mother and son is honest and palpable.
Surprises galore are in store for everyone, whether those in Dry Creek or Boston. The suspense keeps the book moving to the end, once the initial story unfolds. I did find the opening a little slow and the conversation coerced. But it could easily have been a little stunted as Angelina thought Tyler dead–a little awkward trying to converse with a dead man she once had a crush on! After that, I was pulled into the story. The humor made the story even that much more exciting. But there were a few bumps and bruises during the different scenarios!
I’m not usually a ‘romantic only’ type reader, but Janet definitely kept my attention! The characters aren’t as fleshed out as a longer novel, but the author delivered! A very sweet romance!
My thanks go to Janet for a complimentary copy in exchange for my honest review. No monetary compensation was exchanged.
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Review 4 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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Date:June 25, 2012
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I always enjoy reading Janet Tronstad books about Dry Creek. It is like visiting with old friends. Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek is about Tyler Stone returning to Dry Creek to bring back his boss's daughter, Angelina. When Tyler first returns to Dry Creek he feels that no one cares about him or his family. By the end of the book he finally realizes that the community does care about him and his family. Angelina and Tyler realize that they love each other and get married by the end of the book. Angelina realizes that her father loves her also and reconnects with him by the end of the book.
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Review 5 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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a great book!

Date:June 22, 2012
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Location:Newport VA
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Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
By Janet Tronstad
This is the latest book by Janet Tronstad in the Dry Creek Series. I really enjoyed this one! It was great going back to Dry Creek and seeing some of the other characters again and catching up with what they were doing. Ever wondered what people would say about you when you were dead, or ever been estranged from home and have a chance to go back? Both of these things happen to Tyler Stone. His family thinks he was killed and are planning a memorial service the night he comes back into town. Tyler never felt like he belonged so he struck out on his own. He goes to work for Brighton Security, and then joins the military. Mr. Brighton hires him for one more job—bringing his daughter, Angelina, back home.
Angelina and Tyler have a history from before. Tyler was hired once before to protect Angelina when her father received a kidnapping threat. She can’t believe he has come back and on the night of his memorial service.
Both Angelina and Tyler learn what home means, how to trust in God, and that you can pray even when you don’t know the words. This story really spoke to my heart. Tyler could not understand how anyone could love him, even God, and especially Angelina. He felt like odd man out while growing up; his father loved his brothers more and he could never do anything to earn his respect. Follow Tyler as he learns about God’s love, forgiveness, and mercy and how he learns to accept himself and allow Angelina into his heart.
His brothers’ and mother’s transformations as they allow God to change them, works and changes Tyler. Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek is a book to keep on the shelf to read over and over. Once you start this one you will get caught up and will keep it to read over and over!
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Review 6 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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A fun book to read

Date:June 22, 2012
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Location:Front Royal, VA
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Angelina Brighton has settled in Tyler Stone's Montana hometown, and Tyler has been sent by her father to bring her back to Boston. This couple have a history together, Tyler being her former bodyguard, but that was years ago, when Angelina was in high school. Time has changed both of them. Tyler, recently back from the service, is learning the truth about his childhood, the love of his family and hometown, and the love that God has for him. Angelina has to accept that her controlling father really loves her, and as a new Christian, she chooses to honor him and return to her former life. Readers will love the humor in this novel as Tyler and Angelina try to discover if they are meant to be together.
This is the second Dry Creek novel I have read, and I enjoyed it more than the first, since I am now getting to know more of the characters. I am thankful for receiving a copy of this book from the author in exchange for this review.
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Review 7 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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Janet Does it Again!

Date:June 20, 2012
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Valri
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Janet takes us back to Dry Creek, Montana once again to visit the Stone family. This time we meet Tyler for the first time. He doesn't know all that has happened with his family and just wants to do a job for his boss and leave. But, Angelina, his boss' daughter, has other plans! She shows his the changes that have happened to his family and how they can heal him from the broken childhood that he suffered. He learns to forgive himself, his family and the community that he thought betrayed him for the abuse he suffered. He also finds the peace that he so desperately wants with Angie!
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Review 8 for Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek
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Dry Creek Series Book 21

Date:June 16, 2012
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Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek by Janet Tronstad
Dry Creek Series Book 21 (Book 3 of the Stone Brothers)
Tyler Stone has returned to Dry Creek for the first time since he was twelve. He wasn’t here to revisit the past though, he was here to retrieve his bosses daughter, Angeline. Working for Brighton Security before entering the Military, he was often Angeline’s keeper. Not an easy job to watch over such a beautiful woman and know she could never be yours.
Tyler is surprised that more awaits him in Dry Creek than just the lovely heiress.
Angeline Brighton had to find a way for closure. She had to put Tyler to rest so she could move on with her life. She had come to Dry Creek to do just that and to get away from her dad's plans of marrying her off to his lawyer. The town was so opposite of Boston but she loved the people and her job as a cook. Just when she was ready to face closure….Tyler shows up and changes everything.
Janet has done it again. Love, humor and our friends in Dry Creek help the story and the town come alive once again. Mrs Hargrove, the cafe and cowboys welcome us back to Dry Creek. And you may want to keep tissues around if you are one to get emotionally into a story as well. Be sure and read Sleigh Bells for Dry Creek- Wade Stone’s story and than Lilac Wedding in Dry Creek to read Jake Stone’s tale. The next book will be Second Chance in Dry Creek about Wade, Jake and Tyler’s mom, Gracie Stone.
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