Saturday, December 14, 2013

Review: White Christmas in Dry Creek by Janet Tronstad


"Love Inspired"  - Return to Dry Creek series
White Christmas in Dry Creek  

Release date:  October 2013

From: http://janettronstad.com
Renee Gray doesn't believe in fairy tales—not even at Christmastime. But when a wounded stranger collapses on their porch, her daughter, Tessie, believes they've discovered a handsome Prince Charming. Though he has his own reasons for shutting out the world, Rusty Calhoun can't resist little Tessie's invitation to play a king in the church Christmas pageant. Renee and Rusty have both built up walls as tall as castles, but as their trust and love grow, they wonder whether real life can include a little storybook magic.

"The twinkle in his eyes made her catch her breath."



My thoughts:
       I have enjoyed all the books in the "Return to Dry Creek" series, ( this is the 5th book in the series ).  When Rusty returns to Dry Creek, he has been injured and he collapses on Renee's porch.  At first Renee dosent know who he is, but as she gets to know him, she realizes that he is a very caring and patient man.  Renee's daughter, Tessie thinks he is a Prince, but Renee is very careful not to mislead her.  Renee's ex-husband is serving time in jail, and she is very careful with her emotions and protective with her Daughter also.
I like the way that Rusty volunteers for the Christmas Pageant, and helps out in the Community and at the Ranch were Renee works as a Cook for the ranch hands.   Within this story there is a mystery of cattle rustling, ( and Rusty's brother's part in it ), and there is also a small town feel to the story and how everyone pulls together to help each other in times of need.
This is a wonderful series, and I didnt want this book to end!

To read more of my reviews from this series, click here

Disclosure:  I was provided a book by the author for my honest review.



Look for Jillian Hart's and Janet Tronstad's new book "Mail Order Mistletoe Brides" at your favorite retail store or online.

Release Date: December 3rd, 2013


            




About the Author:
Janet Tronstad is the author of the Love Inspired Dry Creek series of books published by Steeple Hill, the inspirational line of Harlequin Publishers.  
Janet grew up in a small town in Montana like Dry Creek, and now resides in California.
For more information, visit Janet Tronstad's website, and her Dry Creek Day's blog.




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14 comments:

  1. Nice review - I have both books to read and can't wait to get to them.

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  2. You have a wonderful way of reviewing a book my friend. Well done. Hugs!!

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    1. Thank you Katherine. =)
      Have a wonderful Holiday Season!

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    2. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. Wishing you a lovely Sunday and a very Merry Christmas♥

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  3. I love small town settings for books and this sounds like a good one!

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    1. Rosey, I really enjoyed this book and all the others in this series! =)

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  4. The series sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. I have never read any in this series but it sounds great. I need to check them out as soon as I get a break. Great review! Thanks for sharing!

    Merry Christmas!

    Wanda

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  6. I love book reviews and series. This one sounds good. Thanks :)

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  7. Aw! I like the idea of the ranch setting! The book cover, featuring the red barn with a party going on inside, looks very sweet and romantic! :)

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