Shannon Stacey

Marry Me by Jo Goodman

Marry Me (Reidsville, #2)Marry Me by Jo Goodman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I really enjoyed this book. I really did, but…

That’s the thing. There’s a slight lingering “but” that I can’t shake. (Ha. Can’t shake my but? Sorry.) Anyway. I recommend the book, but I recommend going into it as revisiting the town of Reidsville more than a straight-up romance. There’s actually very little conflict related to the primary romance arc.

And, if I was the heroine, I don’t think I would have bounced back quite so easily and quickly emotionally or mentally from all the things that she’d been through. Then again, I don’t think I would have wanted to read a realistic portrayal of the toll her life would have taken on her because it would probably be pretty heavy.

And yet, the four stars. I couldn’t put it down. It’s engrossing and I loved the characters, including the hero and heroine. And the secondary characters–both people we met in Never Love A Lawman and those introduced in Marry Me–were wonderful. The dialogue was charming and the developing relationship between the hero and the heroine, despite being a little short on real conflict, was very sweet.

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One comment to “Marry Me by Jo Goodman”

  1. Annmarie
      · January 4th, 2011 at 3:31 am · Link

    I have this on my wishlist. I know $3.80 isn’t a lot but add it to my Christmas debt & my tears turn to sobs.

    I really loved Never Love a Lawman. I hope I love Marry Me too.

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