Blue Skies (Kendrick-Coulter-Harringan Series #4)

Blue Skies (Kendrick-Coulter-Harringan Series #4)

by Catherine Anderson

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Overview

Two people discover the healing power of love in this Coulter Family romance from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson.

Carly Adams feels as if she’s been given a new lease on life. Born with a rare eye disease, she was blind until a recent operation restored her sight. Now, she’s eager to experience everything the world has to offer—including the sweet talk of a handsome cowboy who rouses her desire…

Hank Coulter has no plans to settle down, until he discovers that Carly Adams is carrying his child—a pregnancy that threatens her eyesight. Obsessed with making things right, he bullies the blue-eyed beauty into marrying him. With her radiant smile and remarkable goodness, Carly is exactly the kind of wife he’d always imagined by his side. But if Hank wants their practical arrangement to become permanent, he’s going to have to convince Carly that one moment of risk can bring about a lifetime of joy…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451210753
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/06/2004
Series: Kendrick-Coulter-Harringan Series , #4
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 97,058
Product dimensions: 4.13(w) x 6.81(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Catherine Anderson is the author of more than thirty New York Times bestselling and award-winning historical and contemporary romances. She lives in the pristine woodlands of Central Oregon.

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Blue Skies (Kendrick-Coulter-Harringan Series #4) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 70 reviews.
guyanesedesi_4u More than 1 year ago
Amazing book i tell you love can make ppl do lots of thing and the story in which this book is was just simply amazin. The way Hank is so paient with Carly and then fell in love with her everything in ths book has touch my heart. If your planing to read it......... ill say go for it and also be sure to read the rest of the Coulter issues ......... AMAZING BOOK JUST AMAZING
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Catherine Anderson is one of my favorite authors. This novel is touching and brought tears to my eyes. The strenth and integrity of the characters she brought to life makes use root for them and feel their pain and love. The challenges the main character has with her eyes is something I have never heard about but wow very interesting. I loved this book and would read it again.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It was fun to watch a couple, if not so young in years, than in attitude and experience find the right footing. The story of Hank and Carly proved to be more special than I had anticipated. Although, Carly was so stubborn and childish in the beginning I had my doubts that this would work into a good book. So glad I stuck it out. What a sweet and unselfish love story theirs turned into.
HeavensTigress More than 1 year ago
This book is absolutly wonderful. If you have not read this series you need to. Catherine Anderson is an amazing author please check out her other books. You will m=not be disapponted.
Kiko1021 More than 1 year ago
This book is a wonderful continuation of the Coulter family series. It touched me so deeply in many ways. One page I would be laughing (just wait until the driving scene), and the next I would be bawling. Also, it may be heavy in medical terminology, but it was never boring. The story is very tender and shows that love can overcome all obstacles. I highly recommend this book to any romance novel fan.
bunz94 More than 1 year ago
never read a book by catherine anderson that i didnt like especially the coulter series. they are all spectacular!!!
mom2lnb on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Blue Skies is another tender, emotional romance from Catherine Anderson's pen. In the tradition of Phantom Waltz, an earlier book from the same series, Ms. Anderson has created a disabled heroine, one who is this time blind. I was very impressed when I found out through the author's note at the end of the book that Blue Skies was inspired by a real-life young woman who had contacted her following the release of Phantom Waltz. This lady suffered from the same rare eye disease that Carly does and Ms. Anderson consulted with her and her doctor to make sure she got all the medical details correct. I think the research showed, and as a result, Blue Skies was a very touching, inspiring story that has become one of my favorites from this author.Carly Adams was born blind, but through surgery was able to regain her sight just one week before the novel begins. She is a tough woman who has learned to live independently in spite of her disability. Carly goes to a bar with her best friend where she sits admiring Hank Coulter from afar. She can hardly believe it when the handsome cowboy approaches her and invites her to dance, then spends the rest of the evening sweet-talking her. Later, when Hank takes her out to his truck for a little hanky-panky, things don't go well in more ways than one, and she ends up pregnant. My only real issue with this book is that Carly was a little too stubborn at times. Not only was she contrary, but she was also somewhat contradictory too, making me occasionally want to leap into the story to shake some sense into her. Carly was understandably upset about what happened between her and Hank, and especially about the fact that she was now pregnant as a result. I did understand that she felt Hank had treated her callously and that she now had to face the possibility of loosing her sight again after having just regained it, so on some level, her continuously turning Hank away made sense. However, if I were in her shoes, I think I would have been so concerned about financial matters and what might happen without his help that I'd at least have been willing to listen to him. Carly is also pretty stand-offish with Hank even after they get married. I realize that their first time together was pretty crappy, and she believes that Hank was only looking to get laid which is pretty much the truth. However, from the moment Hank realized what he had done, he was absolutely nothing but nice to her, simply wanting to take care of her and their baby, yet she jumps at his slightest touch almost like a woman who's been raped. Thankfully, Carly does slowly come around and starts to consider the fact that she was as turned on by him as he was by her and from there things become really sweet and romantic as well as a little steamy. But when she left him again, I was starting to get rather frustrated with her. She also doesn't communicate well with Hank sometimes. Knowledge of her condition and things that happened in the past that still affect her today had to come from her friend and her father, a plot device which I'm usually not fond of. It didn't bother me quite as much as it has in some other romances, but I still would have liked to see a little more vulnerability from her in that respect. I hope I don't sound too critical of Carly though, because ultimately, she was a sweet young woman who was also an inspirational character in many ways for her positive can-do attitude and for not allowing the blindness to get the best of her.Hank was an absolutely dreamy hero. In the opening chapter, he is a real seductive charmer in spite of being under the influence of alcohol. If I had been Carly, I don't think I could have resisted him either. Of course, he was totally off him game when it came their first sexual encounter which left him with a whole lot to make up for, but he ended up doing an incredible job of it. I love that he was a man who took his responsibilities seriously. He immediately started tr
MrsOx on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I loved this book and I love Catherine Anderson's writing style. So romantic.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome work, thanks
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank you so much.
endless_love More than 1 year ago
i cried! Catherine, you really know how the bring out deep feelings!
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This one made me laugh and cry. Could NOT put it down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the 4th in the series and it was wonderful!
tjruiz36 More than 1 year ago
i love this series of books. catherine anderson knows how to touch peoples heart. you laugh,cry, and u always feel a connection to her characters.
TammyK1 More than 1 year ago
This is really a wonderful book. So engaging, I couldn't put it down. I am hooked!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At first you will think seriously and by the end you will be like ohh yes.
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