Thursday, April 18, 2019

Buffalo Gal - #Friday56 and #Book Beginnings on Fridays

Buffalo Gal
What do a runaway bride and buffalo ranching have in common? And then there are the UFOs! You'll find out in Lisa Wanttaja's delightful romance novel, Buffalo Gal. I enjoyed the way the author made the North Dakota setting a part of the story (torrential rain, tornados), as well as her depiction of the heroine as a strong, independent woman. Lots of humor, too. Good writing.

Book Beginning:
Dr. Andrea Moore stared at the clock on her bedroom wall with rising terror. Two more hours and it would all be over. She'd be married.
     She tried to tell herself her nervousness was simply pre-wedding jitters. But she knew it was more than that.

Friday56 from 56% on my Kindle:
"It could be dangerous to stand in the way of our investigation. You don't understand what you're dealing with."

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 246 Pages
Where to Buy: Links to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and More


     On the morning of her wedding, veterinarian Andrea Moore knows she’s making a mistake. When she learns she’s won a buffalo ranch, she runs off to North Dakota but finds herself in the middle of what could be an even bigger mistake. The ranch she’s won is not only home to a herd of bison but also run by a man who can’t hide his hostility.
     Foreman Mike Winterhawk worked long and hard to buy the ranch himself, only to have it handed over to some contest winner. His focus needs to be on why the bison can’t bear calves instead of teaching this city slicker in ugly green cowboy boots how to run a ranch. He can only hope she’ll quickly realize she’s out of her league and hightail it back to Seattle.
     So, why is he so attracted to this intruder, and why does he feel she might be the one who can help him turn White Thunder Ranch around?


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  1. I love the sound of this one! It has been ages since I read a "cowboy" story.

    Here's mine: ”MY LOVELY WIFE”

  2. I don't get the wedding jitters thing... maybe she shouldn't be getting married. I bet it's good reading though. Happy Easter weekend!

  3. "Buffalo Gal" is unique, attention-holding, and humorous. A thoroughly enjoyable read.

  4. BUFFALO GAL and BLUEBONNETS FOR ELLY have a lot in common: They're both fun stories with charming characters and settings, and they each give lasting, memorable pleasure to readers.

  5. This sounds so good! And you have me super curious with the mention of UFOs. Hope you have a great Easter weekend! :)

  6. The author has quite an imagination to incorporate three components that I'd never think to put together!

  7. UFOs?? Soubds likw theres a lot gojng on in this one!

  8. Thanks for sharing and for stopping by my blog.

  9. OOOOH! Is that a F56 threat? Sounds intriguing! What are they getting involved in? I love the purple in the cover!

    Happy Good Friday!

  10. This one sounds great. Today I am spotlighting Spellslinger by Sebastien De Castell. Happy reading!

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  12. Anne: I've been away from the Tuesday and Friday bookish memes because those are the days I go on walks and hikes with the senior center group. I've missed seeing everyone's recommendations.

  13. Oooh, this looks good. Thanks for telling us about it, Sandy.

  14. Hope you're enjoying your current read. Happy Weekend.

  15. Hi Sandra,

    I don't read this style of 'pot boiling' romance too often, but every once in a while they do make a change from some of the deeper, darker storylines I favour.

    My current book 'Only Ever Her' by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen, also has a bride-to-be with the jitters, although mine has disappeared without a word and suspicions of foul play are beginning to be discussed.

    Lisa is a new to me author, but thanks for putting her on my radar.

    Happy Walking :)

    Yvonne xx

  16. I have not read proper romance story for ages now. So sad, they made me out of every booking slump I had))
    Enjoy the book!

  17. I wish I have such s book at hand when in a reading slump...

  18. Thanks for your post. Awesome pics.

  19. Well I like runaway bride may be I like Buffalo gal too.. nice post ��


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