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His Darling Bride By Anna DeStefano,

  • Title: His Darling Bride
  • Author: Anna DeStefano
  • ISBN: 9781503951426
  • Page: 143
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bethany Darling doesn t kiss men at first sight until she falls into the arms of a handsome cowboy bartender.A mysterious stranger, Mike helps scare off Bethany s obnoxious ex boyfriend Mike s touch feels like coming home But Bethany s so not interested Between stalled out dreams of becoming a painter, troubles reconnecting with her sprawling foster family, and the happBethany Darling doesn t kiss men at first sight until she falls into the arms of a handsome cowboy bartender.A mysterious stranger, Mike helps scare off Bethany s obnoxious ex boyfriend Mike s touch feels like coming home But Bethany s so not interested Between stalled out dreams of becoming a painter, troubles reconnecting with her sprawling foster family, and the happy chaos of her sister s upcoming wedding, Bethany s already in over her head But each time she and Mike stumble across each other in small town Chandlerville sparks fly.A famous photographer hiding under a Stetson, Mike Taylor recognizes Bethany as a kindred artistic spirit Together they rekindle her passion for painting and she inspires him in unexpected, undeniable ways Then when Mike s own past threatens to tear apart his present, Bethany becomes his safe place to turn.Can these two wandering souls finally trust their hearts Or will they run from the forever love they never expected to find
    His Darling Bride Bethany Darling doesn t kiss men at first sight until she falls into the arms of a handsome cowboy bartender A mysterious stranger Mike helps scare off Bethany s obnoxious ex boyfriend Mike s touch f

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    1. 4 Running Away Leads to Home Stars Reading is such an education every time we open a book, we immerse ourselves in worlds which have all sorts of obstacles to over come Yes, when reading romance, others who haven t, will look at you as if these books have no real meritBut it is their loss, for when I read all of the different authors with their unique stories to tellI learn so much.With this particular book by Anna DeStefano, we are treated to two separate pictures of what family can mean How a [...]

    2. My MusingsOh, my, what a lovely romantic story This is my favorite one of the series so far Bethany and Mike are perfect together So glad I found this book and this fantastic series Lots of deep emotions in this one.Happy reading

    3. His Darling BrideI was given an advance copy of this book to review I loved reading this next installment of The Echoes of the Heart series It is filled with a family who puts family first among along others When you hurt one, you hurt them all and only love can cure the hurts This book brings us back to Chandlerville, Georgia and the Dixon s who family is grown by the foster children they have raised It s Bethany Darling, the second youngest Dixon child who is come back to the family after long [...]

    4. First let me say I got this book in exchange for an honest review.Now let me say this is part of a series, however I have not read the previous titles and did NOT feel lost I do plan now to go back and read the previous titles I can t wait to see from this town and these characters.HIS DARLING BRIDE is the story of Bethany, Bethie, and Mike Both Mike and Bethany have their baggage and their struggle with accepting and giving love The giving is easier than the accepting I loved watching these tw [...]

    5. Too start this review I have to say I love love love this series It just gets better and better Once again a visit to Chandlerville, Georgia is a wonderful experience This time the story is about Joe and Marsha s adopted daughter Bethany She meets her future in a handsome cowboy named Mike He rescues her from the unwanted attention of a former boyfriend It s love at first site for two people who always run from attachments of any kind Thing is attachments are what both want the most As the story [...]

    6. Anna DeStafano has created an inviting story that takes place in Chandlerville Georgia in her recent novel His Darling Bride Mike Taylor is a drifter of sorts who finds himself volunteering to help bartend for the neighborhood bar when he is pushed into action to help a damsel in distress when she is accosted by the one man on earth she had been desperately avoiding Bethany Darling grew up in Chandlerville but had only recently returned because she was trying to outrun her past until it slammed [...]

    7. I have always loved Anna DeStefano s books and I absolutely love the Echoes of the Heart series This series is heartwarming and touching, and the characters are all so loveable and easy to relate to even though they usually have so much baggage and turmoil in their lives Both Bethany and Mike are broken, each have their own emotional baggage but they are kindred souls Anna DeStefano does a great job of painting their story and you can really feel their pain What I love most about this series is [...]

    8. Mike and Bethany are trying to outrun their past and the chaos their lives have become When Mike comes to Bethany s rescue these two realize that maybe they have in common than running I love escaping to Chandlerville, it s one of my favorite places to visit I have read all of the Echoes of the Heart and Seasons of the Heart books and I love them all You don t have to read them in order but you do get the back stories of the family if you do This was a great addition to the series and I m looki [...]

    9. His Darling Bride takes us back to Chandlerville, Georgia Bethany Darling is back trying to find her way back into the family Along comes Mike Taylor to the rescue Two drifters, lost trying to find their way and alike in so many ways Bethany paints pictures, Mike takes pictures , together they make beautiful pictures if only they can find their way together It was great connecting back with Joe, Marsha and the other family members.

    10. This book is one that will stay with you It is a touching story and one that many people can relate to You will fall in love with Bethany and Mike right away If you have not read Anna DeStefano this is one you should read.

    11. You will fall in love with this foster family The complex lives of the characters will have you turning the pages to see what will happen next An excellent read, I could not put it down.

    12. A cute romance novel that was a quick read A tear jerker in parts I haven t read the first book in the series, so I know I was missing some of the subplot, but it was easy to follow and enjoy.

    13. 3.5 stars.This enjoyable romance has family firmly at its heart, as it tells a tale of two very similar artistic souls who have made a habit of running, neither of whom are looking for love, yet they can t quite stay away from each other either It s a warm tale, which is driven by emotion, and though at times it skirted the edge of irritation, I still found it a good read.I have to admit most of my irritation was caused by Bethany She s a woman who has been through a lot, arriving in foster care [...]

    14. His Darling Bride, written by Anna DeStefano, is the second full length novel, and third book, in the Echoes of the Heart series Anna DeStefano is one of my favorite authors, and once again, she exceeded my expectations with this book This book can be read as a stand alone, however, I would highly recommend reading Here in My Heart, and Let Me Love You Again.Bethany Chandler grew up in Chandlerville, Georgia, and has recently returned to her hometown for her sister s wedding She is also trying t [...]

    15. 3 Stars, 2 FlamesA runaway artist trying to find the passion she lost by coming home and a wandering photographer who is just trying to do some good in the world meet in this contemporary romance This book is number 2 in the series with a few novellas in between In a way this can be read as a standalone but to get the most out of the series it should be read together With that being said I thought it was an okay read but I just wanted to shake the characters with their wise thinking but horrible [...]

    16. Thank you netgalley for the ARC.This is the second book in her Echoes of the Heart Series and it didn t matter that I hadn t read the first novel His Darling Bride is the story of Mike Taylor and Bethany Darling who have both been running away from their own personal demons and now Bethany has returned home to try to reconnect with her family and her art she was a talented painter but is now struggling to finish any of her artwork Mike becomes a drifter when life becomes too painful for him afte [...]

    17. Bethany has been on a journey of find out who she is and where she belongs Her whole life she has fought to belong some where When her dad had his heart attack it brought her back home where everyone says she belongs but she still feel like something is missing As she fights to find the best gift for her parents and find her place in this world and with her family she wondering if its time to put it all behind her and find somewhere else to belong or will she be able to find what she s looking f [...]

    18. My first thought when I finished His Darling Bride by Anna DeStefano was how am I going to convey in a review how this book made me feel There is joy, struggles to accept and belong and families of the heart Joe and Marsha Dixon are the family of the heart to all their foster children This book is a struggle we all go through in life It is looking for our own place in the world to belong not realizing that we have had it all along.Mike offers to work in McC s Tavern in Chandlerville, Ga He looks [...]

    19. I enjoyed this one so much It s a great look at how families can shape our lives and the decisions we make Both the MC in this book have issues with family but for far different reasons Bethany has always had a difficult time connecting with her large loving foster family Although she knows they love her unconditionally and she them, she s always felt different Luckily she s always had her art to take her away Now though she seems to be struggling with that So even though there is a definite con [...]

    20. His Darling Bride, part of the Echoes of the Heart Series, is a wonderful, heart felt story Anna DeStefano writes an emotion grabbing story that you do not want to put down The setting is small town Chandlerville, Georgia with the loving family of Marsha and Joe Dixon as the backdrop The Dixon s are still fostering children even with Joe s health condition But that s the kind of people Marsha and Joe are You will love them as well as all of the children they have helped raise They have raised ch [...]

    21. In Anna De Stefano s His Darling Bride, the 3rd installment in the Echoes of the Heart contemporary romance novella series, this novel would warm your heart with another love story of the Dixon family For Bethany Darling, she was an artist that had gotten lost in her art and needed to find her way to her family She struggled with her feelings and dealt with a lot of heartache When she returned home for her sister s wedding and after her father s heart attack, she never knew she was needed where [...]

    22. HIS DARLING BRIDE was the first work I have read by Anna DeStefano The cover red cowboy boots with a white wedding dress totally won me over to start with HDB was not only a treat to savor during Spring Break it was also a compelling and believable read The I learned about Bethany Darling, her personality, and her struggles, the louder I cheered for her At first, I will admit that I wondered why the author described Darling s artistic techniques in such detail, but the deeper I got into the boo [...]

    23. I received this book in exchange for an honest review This is Book 2 of the Echoes of the Heart Series His Darling Bride by Anna DeStefano is the story of Mike and Bethany who have spent a good deal of time running from their personal demons all the while trying to find themselves and their way back home When a chance encounter lands the two of them in a particularly intimate situation, they come to realize just how similar they are to one another The author has written a wonderful story that sh [...]

    24. Bethany Darling is trying to figure out life, love, and family A confrontation with an ex leads to some help from the new bartender, Cowboy Mike Mike turns out to be so much than Bethany could ever imagine or hope for This is the second book in a series I have not read the first book, so at times it seemed like I was missing some background information or a part of the story Even so, I could read this book as a stand alone novel I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest revi [...]

    25. This is book 2 of the Echoes of the Heart series but it can be read as a standalone.Both Bethany and Mike have baggage in their lives but can the overcome it and be together This was such a heartwarming story and it will leave you with a smile on your face This is the first book that I have read by Anna DeStefano but I am going to change that I received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley

    26. I received this ebook from the author for an honest review.This story takes you back to Chandlerville Ga You meet Bethany and Mike in McC s Tavern, she s there with her girlfriends and Mike has just started as a bartender Enter Bethany s ex, drunk and mouthy, Mike steps in at Bethany s silent request They have an immediate, intense connection You ll love their story and won t be able to put it down.

    27. Awesome story First I loved the contrast of Mike and Bethany s families Mike s biological family makes him feel unloved and unworthy using blackmail to get him to meet their demands Ironically, Bethany s foster family treats her the way a loving family should, loving her unconditionally No wonder Mike and Bethany s trust issues seem insurmountable I received this wonderful book, free, in a Goodread s Giveaway Thank you P S the automatic download is so convenient, saves trees too

    28. I hadn t read the first book in the series but that didn t matter this was an enjoyable quick read that reminds you how sometimes even though families but patched together they are still strong loving families Bethany and Mike are terrific characters who are full of life I d like to read from DeStefano, who has a nice way in her writing Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC.

    29. This review is based on an ARC provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest opinion This contemporary romance was simply amazing, adorable from the first page I gave up a lot of sleep for this one A roller coaster of tumultuous emotions, I laughed, I cried, and most importantly I fell in love with the characters This book showcased the emotional scarring left from abuse.

    30. This is Book 2 in the Echoes of the Heart Series, my first book by Anna DeStefano and for sure not the last This is a wonderful story about two broken souls that come together and their journey to heal Bethany and Mike are both lovable characters and I couldn t put the book down,wanting to know and I received a copy by the publisher via NetGalley for an honest review

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