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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Book Review and Giveaway - Lassoed by the Lawman Author: Renae Brumbaugh Green On Tour with Celebrate Lit

 




About the Book

Book:  Lassoed by the Lawman

Author: Renae Brumbaugh Green

Genre: Christian Historical Romance

Release date: May 4, 2021


Juliana Duke has always dreamed of owning a dress shop.

But as the only child of Oscar and Maria Duke and heiress of the vast Duke Ranch, her job is to marry a rancher and produce a male heir. When Lt. Cody Steves rides onto the scene, her resolve to place duty over daydreams is shaken. Now that her heart’s been lassoed by the handsome lawman, will she be able to love another?

Cody Steves wants marriage and family, but he loves being a Texas Ranger. At any time, he could ride into a job and not come out alive. How could any decent man marry, knowing he could leave a widow and orphans behind? But the beautiful Juliana Duke captures him in a way no other has. When this job is over, can he ride away with his heart intact?

When he learns of a secret plot to take over the Duke Ranch, Cody must risk everything to save Juliana. Little does he know, the outcome will be nothing like he’s planned or imagined.

 

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About the Author


Renae Brumbaugh Green is an ECPA Bestselling Author, award-winning humor columnist, and wannabe superhero. She lives in Texas with her handsome, country-boy husband, four nearly-perfect children and one nearly-perfect son-in-law, and far too many animals. When she’s not writing, Renae teaches online classes and tries to be rugged without chipping her nail polish.

 

More from Renae

Lassoed by the Lawman is the third and final book in the Texas Rangers Series, and I honestly think it’s my favorite book of the series. The main characters, Juliana and Cody, are loosely based on me and my husband, Rick. We’re both creatives, we both love music, and we both try to balance our love for creativity with our need to actually make a living! Our shared love of music initially drew us to each other.

Like Cody, Rick is rugged and masculine, and he melted my heart the first time I heard him sing. As a matter of fact, during our courtship, we often wrote songs together. One of the songs Cody sings to Juliana in the book is actually a song Rick wrote for me. (Sigh.)

The attraction Cody and Juliana feel for each other is both white-hot and pure… the kind of passion God wants husbands and wives to experience. It’s the kind of passion Christ has for us, his bride. As I worked on these pages, I giggled at times, blushed at times, and grinned with mischief always.

Through hardship and heartache, Juliana and Cody find joy. And through hardship and heartache, God wants us to find joy, too…the joy of an abundant life in Christ. I hope you enjoy reading this book as much as I enjoyed writing it. As a bonus, here’s a link to a song Rick and I wrote and recorded for each other. It’s not the song from the book, but it’s pretty special to us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDjVxp2m5

God bless, and happy reading!

—Renae Brumbaugh Green

My Thoughts

Lassoed by the Lawman By:  Renae Brumbaugh Green is a Christian Historical Fiction story. This book is book 3 in the Texas Ranger book series. I have read book one but not book 2. This story is set in Western Texas with all the cattle. Juliana Duke is an only child. She knows that she has to marry and produce a male heir for the Duke Ranch. She seems to enjoy working on the ranch. She has such a big heart. Enter Lt. Cody Steves. He loves being a lawman and knows that when he goes out on a mission that he may not return. I loved these two characters. Their budding romance is sweet and innocent.  Juliana was willing to push aside her day dreams to do what is expected of her from her family. Cody while he loves being a Texas Ranger uncovers a plan for someone to overtake the Duke Ranch. While you get romance with this book - you will also get some mystery sprinkled in. I loved how the two main characters will work together - at romance and at uncovering what is going on. 


I am sad to see this series end. I have enjoyed the two books that I have read in it. I received a copy of this book from the Celebrate Lit blogging program - all thoughts are my own. 

Blog Stops

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, May 4

lakesidelivingsite, May 5

Just Writing, May 5

Texas Book-aholic, May 6

Inklings and notions, May 7

Simple Harvest Reads, May 7 (Guest Review from Donna Cline)

For Him and My Family, May 8

deb’s Book Review, May 9

Locks, Hooks and Books, May 10

Kayem Reads, May 10

Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, May 11

A Modern Day Fairy Tale, May 12

Connie’s History Classroom, May 13

Vicky Sluiter, May 13

Musings of a Sassy Bookish Mama, May 14

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, May 15

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, May 16

Daysong Reflections, May 17

Genesis 5020, May 17

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Renae is giving away the grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/10b63/lassoed-by-the-lawman-celebration-tour-giveaway

7 comments:

  1. Wonderful review, Connie! Sounds like a must read. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. Sounds like the perfect weekend read! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. I enjoy historical romances that are sweet, especially with a touch of mystery.

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  4. I enjoy historical fiction and and this like a really good read. Pretty cover!

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  5. Thanks for the review.
    Thanks for the contest.

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  6. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this story, this sounds like a wonderful book and series

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