Friday, January 24, 2020

Review: Cowboy Courage by Carolyn Brown

Publication Date: January 28th 2020 by Forever
Pages: 400 (including bonus novella)
Purchase Links: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo

About the book: 

Love gets a second chance in this charming cowboy romance from a New York Times bestselling author, perfect for fans of Diana Palmer and Linda Lael Miller.

After spending years traveling the world with the military, Rose O'Malley is ready for a change. Heading back to Texas to hold down the fort at her aunt's bed-and-breakfast will give Rose just the break she needs. But while she may speak seven languages, she can't repair a leaky sink to save her life. When Hudson Baker strides in like a hero and effortlessly figures out the fix, Rose can't help wondering if the boy she once crushed on as a kid could now be her saving grace.

Hud has always been rock-solid and dependable-a quintessential cowboy to his core. But the moment Rose steps back into his life, his world is turned upside down by meddling family, a rescued baby, and one highly mischievous cat. Now he'll have to decide if it's time to throw caution to the wind and do whatever it takes to convince Rose that by her side is exactly where he wants to stay.

Includes the bonus novella, Wildflower Ranch, for the first time in print! 
My Thoughts:
Rose and Hud met in junior high school, fell hard, and never forgot each other. Now as adults they’re both in the same part of Texas, and it’s as if they never parted, but it’s a temporary situation.  Rose is holding down the fort at her Aunt Molly’s B & B while Molly’s off vacationing, but she has no permanent plans yet. Rose has a few weeks to decide if she’ll re-enlist in the military or get a job as a civilian. However, the longer she stays in Texas with Hud, this sweet, caring cowboy, the more she can’t picture leaving.

Hud’s never forgot Rose, and never felt as deeply for any other woman. Can he convince her to stay?

Cowboy Courage was a fun and sexy romance. Hud and Rose had an easy going, low-angst, sweet romance that progressed naturally and I really enjoyed their journey.  I can always count on a good time and a few laughs when I pick up one of Ms. Brown’s stories, and she didn’t disappoint. Rose’s feisty Aunt Luna was a hoot!  I loved how she handled Rose’s chauvinistic father and a pair of ridiculous cops! Don’t cross her when she’s got “Madam” (her pistol) in tow! 

4 Suns


  1. So many people love this author, I really do need to try her. Glad you had fun with this!

  2. I'm reading it right now. :) I'll have to come back for your thoughts, Rachel. So sweet and fun so far.

  3. This sounds like such a sweet romance! With plenty of humor. :) It sounds like Hud just has to hold on for the ride when it comes to Rose’s family. LOL

    1. I always love a book that can make me laugh. Yes, he does!

  4. Sounds like another fun read. :)

  5. That sounds like a good romance. Glad to hear you enjoyed it.

  6. I love all things Carolyn Brown :D

  7. I love a sweet romance that progresses naturally! I'm glad this was a hit!

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape