Book Review : The Anonymous Bride by Vickie McDonough

Vickie McDonough has a gem in The Anonymous Bride. Book one of a three book series, it’s a book I thoroughly enjoyed – a  fabulous read!

Book description : Marshal Luke Davis has three mail-order brides competing to win his hand. Is any one of them right for him? Boardinghouse owner Rachel Hamilton doesn’t have the courage to tell Luke she loves him. Can she swallow her pride and help him choose his mate? Will Luke discover true love through a contest of the heart?

This book was crafted by an excellent plotter – absolutely no sagging middle! Twists and turns and conflict and tension throughout the entire novel – not too much, not too little, but perfect. The chapters were about eight pages – enough to make you read one or two more before turning out the light.

I really got a sense of the peacefulness surrounding Lookout, Texas in the late 1800’s. This novel dealt with some sensitive issues in a careful yet clear manner. And the spiritual threads were very believable. I highly recommend this novel!

Vickie has done a couple of in-depth interviews. One on the Examiner and one with Diann Mills.

Disclosure of Material Connection: As an influencer, I received this book free from Barbour Publishing and the author. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 <> : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


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