A Match Made in Texas

A Match Made in Texas

by Margaret Brownley

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A Match Made in Texas by Margaret Brownley

"A great story by a wonderful author." —#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber

Welcome to Two-Time Texas:
Where tempers burn hot
Love runs deep
And a single woman can change the course of history:
There's a new sheriff in town.


Amanda Lockwood gets more than she bargained for when she's elected Two-Time Texas's first female sheriff. Anxious to prove herself, she sets out to stop crime in its tracks—taking down wanted man Rick Barrett in the process. But there's something special about the charming outlaw. Common sense says he must be guilty...but her heart keeps telling her otherwise.

So what's a sheriff to do? Gather an all-female posse and ride to save the day.

Things sure don't look good for Rick. If he doesn't convince the pretty sheriff to let him go, he'll soon be pushing up daisies.But his plan to woo her to his side backfires when he's the one who falls head over heels. Now he must choose between freedom or saving the woman he loves...and the clock is ticking.

Who knew A Match Made in Texas could be such sweet, clean, madcap fun?

Two-Time Texas:
Left at the Altar (Book 1)
A Match Made in Texas (Book 2)
How the West was Wed (Book 3)

Praise for Left at the Altar:
"A great story by a wonderful author." —#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber
"A sweet, touching love story." —Kirkus
"Lively and warm. A welcome addition to a sparse yet popular subgenre." —Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492608165
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 06/06/2017
Series: A Match Made in Texas , #2
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 297,820
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Margaret Brownley penned her first novel at age 11 and has been writing ever since. She's now a New York Times and CBA bestselling author and has penned thirty-five novels and a non-fiction book. Margaret and her husband have three grown children and make their home in Southern California.

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A Match Made in Texas 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good story about Amanda and Rick how things all worked out. The story was suspenseful, thrilling, exciting, and romantic. Miss Lockwood had her work cut out for her being the sheriff and all. It was exciting to read about the women backing the newly elected sheriff.
JackieBCentralTexasJB More than 1 year ago
Book Info Mass Market Paperback Expected publication: June 6th 2017 by Sourcebooks Casablanca ISBN 1492608165 (ISBN13: 9781492608165) Edition Language English Series A Match Made in Texas #2 Other Editions (1) Source:Netgalley EARC Buy book from Amazon B&N BOOK BLURB Welcome to Two-Time Texas: Where tempers burn hot Love runs deep And a single woman can change the course of history: There's a new sheriff in town. Amanda Lockwood gets more than she bargained for when she's elected Two-Time Texas's first female sheriff. Anxious to prove herself, she sets out to stop crime in its tracks—taking down wanted man Rick Barrett in the process. But there's something special about the charming outlaw. Common sense says he must be guilty...but her heart keeps telling her otherwise. So what's a sheriff to do? Gather an all-female posse and ride to save the day. Things sure don't look good for Rick. If he doesn't convince the pretty sheriff to let him go, he'll soon be pushing up daisies. But his plan to woo her to his side backfires when he's the one who falls head over heels. Now he must choose between freedom or saving the woman he loves...and the clock is ticking. Who knew A Match Made in Texas could be such sweet, clean, madcap fun? Two-Time Texas Left at the Altar (Book1) A Match Made in Texas (Book2) How the West was Wed (Book 3) My Thoughts In the 1800’s of Two-Time Texas it was still very much a man’s world. Women were however finally starting to join together and implement changes that would allow them more of the privileges the male population took for granted as their due. Owning or running a business, voting, having a voice in town planning or making decisions that would affect females all over the state. Amanda Lockwood is one of those forward thinking women, she has from childhood fought for the right to stand on her own two feet when it comes to how her life should be lived. This did not include marriage, children and a white picket fence. Things that other women her age embraced fervently and with great pride. The fact that she won the bid for sheriff was as much a surprise to Amanda as it was to Mayor and Town Council of Two-Time. The execution of the job duties themselves were more taxing than she expected as well However in true Amanda fashion she does not give up and in fact finds she has the backing of every woman in town, creating the first female posse to go along with the first female sheriff. Outlaw Rick Barrett is her first hurdle, saving him from a necktie party was only the first step in keeping the man alive. Proving his innocence however is another matter altogether. Trouble seems to plague Miss Amanda Lockwood from an early age. Trouble she mostly brings upon herself with her unladylike conduct and firm belief that females deserve more than marriage, children and keeping house. All reputable aspirations but not appealing for Amanda. At least she has not seen the appeal until lately. This was a different type of Western Romance and in a lot of ways it reminded me of one of my favorite James Garner movies Support Your Local Sheriff. Not sure how to explain that other than saying like those movie characters the book characters have the ability to inspire the readers loyalty and root for them to prevail in their efforts to find justice. [EArc from Netgalley in exchange for honest review]