Little Cowgirl Needs a Mom by Patricia Thayer
e-ARC provided by NetGalley courtesy of the publisher
Miniseries: The Quilt Shop in Kerry Springs
Release date: August 2nd 2011
Number of pages: 192
The cowboy’s patchwork family
When a little girl peers around the door with an unfinished quilt in hand, shop owner Jenny Collins’s heart melts. Gracie’s desperate to finish the work her mother left undone.
Widower Evan Rafferty might be the best-looking cowboy in town, but he’s also the grumpiest He’s not impressed when a strange woman demands he take his daughter quilting.
But Jenny’s warmth and spirit are irresistible, and Evan realizes he must let go of the past to be the father Gracie needs–and the man Jenny wants…
Some books are great reads for cloudy days and stay in bed with a hot cocoa, and this one was my choice for an surprising chilly weekend. I cried a lot during the read and it feels really touchy in some moments.
Jenny Collins had a very difficult childhood, because her mother neglected her in favor for her husbands sons, all older then her. So Jenny suffered practically her hole life and decided to became a teacher to help save lives in some way. After a traumatic event with the principal for an student, she decided to take a sabbatical six months leave. Kerry Springs is the home of her friend and once she had spend awhile there.
So Jenny became a manager for the quilting store where she met Gracie, the little girl is adorable and suffered so much after her mother died of cancer. Gracie has a very stubborn father that thinks she needs to wait a few years before start quilting something.
After more discussions and some commitment from both sides, Gracie start learning how to quilt and Jenny start meeting more and more the girl father. He’s quite a catch and so handsome, but with problems exposing his feelings.
The romance between these two was amazing, and I thought everything was going to be fine for this new family, when someone from Jenny past decides to appear. I loved this book and shed some tears during the hole time.