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Was Missing During Those missing During those years Kaia Alzate has grown into a beautiful woman and Ridge notices She s got a new view on life since her auto accident and appreciates life a little bit and takes nothing for granted Afraid of what she feels when she s with Ridge uts her on edge and won t allow herself to fall for him if he is only here temporarily What really uts her on edge is the fact that he doesn t realize how his work has totally taken over and leaves no room for the better things in life which truly are important No amount of love is going to save him unless he saves himself The whole story is rich with description of the setting of the story but also with the inner dialogue of both main characters You read about their inner struggles to find a good balance of work family and love Ridge is a complex character because he doesn t know what it is to have love in his life and doesn t recognize it I loved his journey and how it wasn t easy to let go of the New Perspectives On Criseyde past and move forward This was a well written story and I m going to reread it again to savor the written words all over This isart of the Cupid TX series but can definitely be read as a standalone If you ve haven t read a Lori Wilde novel you can jump right in with Million Dollar Cowboy and enjoy her style of romanceReview copy Sharon, Lois and Brams Skinnamarink provided for a voluntary review 5 starI wasulled right into this story The story has laughs secrets betrayal That Noble Dream pain and heartbreak Before reading this storylease read the below books firstOne True Love Cupid Texas 05Love at First Sight Cupid Texas 1All Out of Love Cupid Texas 2Somebody to Love Cupid Texas 3Love with a Perfect Cowboy Cupid Texas 4This is Kaia and Ridge s story Ridge left his home town 10 years ago to become successful than his father He had issues with his father ever since his mother left him on his father s doorstep Now he s back for a wedding of his childhood friend He has not wanted to come back but for his friend he will do anything When he sees Kaia his best friend s little sister he knows he does not want to leave anytime soon Kaia s family has a legend and when she kisses Ridge she feels the connection and knows he is the one for her but he is determined to leave She will build up the memories so she has something when he goes After all she gave him everything she had and he just ran from her love Will Ridge ever be able to let go of the The Shadows I Followed past Can he win back Kaia after dismissing her love I loved these characters and the side characters I felt I could connect with the characters and the story was a great read I highly recommend this book Kaia was veryreachy and had no Japanese Etiquette problem telling Ridge what his faults were so I didn t connect with the heroine at all but the biggestroblem I had with this book were the descriptions I agree 100% with the The Cowboy and His Baby person who said way too many details The author described anything and everythingThe descriptions started out like this with everything in threes She stopped fighting struggling resisting and her feelings were illogical fanciful dreamy and it was dizzying overwhelming disconcerting and he was hooked Addicted Obsessed At someoint she didn t even bother with sentences she just started tossing out words as if she wanted to get her money s worth out of her Thesaurus Silent Stony Ridged Stone Marble Granite Detached Disengaged Disconnected Blistered Battered Beaten up Those are NOT sentences and she is not showing us their feelings she is telling us That bothered me so much because it was repetitive and it took me out of the story each and every time Not a book that I would recommend So so 3 12 starsIt was ok not my favorite I just hate how in these stories they are hopping into bed the second time they meet allowing no time for real depth or intimacy to develop Sunday April 2 2017 I cannot hold out any longer from saying something about this book I have a little less than 100 Secure Location pages to read just taking my time with this book and enjoying this wonderful creative romantic storyline dappled with family history and trauma and happiness A Wedding is takinglace on the Silver Feather Ranch that alone creates a lot of emotion and activity Yes simple but complex through the whole story but woven together with the humming of love unless there is a spiral this book is shining brightly in the star s for me Stay tunedWednesday April 4th 2017 Well Million Dollar Cowboy of Cupid series definitely is a highlight book of 2017 for me This is a solid The Everyday Witch (Beatrice Bailey, plus 5 Star rating and urge you to read and you ll for sure enjoy it too A wonderful ending Be still my heart This is the first Cupid Texas book I have read will have to try an find of the series. Vants to the mighty Lockharts in the mansion Back then she followed Ridge around like auppy Now she’s fighting the attraction she feels for this sexy CEO She’s determined not to make a big mistake but when Ridge takes her in his arms she’s stunnedcould he be the man she’s waited for all along.
Characters Million Dollar Cowboy Cupid Texas #5I only wish we had interaction between
Ridge And His Brothers In The Storyand his brothers in the story felt like that was really lacking Since I m sure or at least hoping they will all get their own story I d like to know a little bit about them It helps to build the anticipation Follow me on received for a honest review This review was originally osted on Addicted To Romance Summary Ridge Lockhard left the home he grew up with the high expectations to find his own way in life and to rove that he was than what his father thought of him He built up his reputation his wealth and and kept his distance most especially from his father the one man he could never meet up with for expectations and only failures But when his best friend gets engaged he comes for the wedding even knowing what it will meanhaving to face up to his ast But there is one spunky gorgeous woman that makes him feel happy and free and makes him want to open himself up again a woman that has always wanted him and now they have a chance but Ridge will need to face up to his own inner demons if he wants a chance at forever with her Plot and Story Line Million Dollar Cowboy was a book that really really surprised me Lori Wilde is a author I never know what to expect and this book swept me away compltely I just wanted to immerse myself all day in this story and just didn t want to Fline en Lingerie put it down at all And yeah this was one sexy cowboy romance that I couldn t help but smile all the way through It starts offretty sad actually where we see our hero as a little boy being abandoned by his mother on the doorstep of his fathers house and no one at his fathers home is welcoming and he is only seven years old it just about broke my heart so yeah it does ull the reader in because you just want this little boy to find his own happy ending Well this boy grows up into Ridge Lockhart Who left home as soon as he could and made a name for himself including wealth that his father ever accumulated He returns home for a wedding to face his father and also rekindles some flames with a sexy and sassy country Texan vet student who used to follow him around like a uppy dog and he in turn would tug at her Orange 5 (オレンジ, pigtails Yeah these two have some history she is also his best friends baby sister You think I am stubborn Lockhart aack mule in the Grand Canyon threatened with a three hundred ound tourist wanting a ride to the top in August heat isn t as stubborn as you But there is some owerful chemistry between these two What I do love and admire about this author is the way she builds up tension between a couple in the most real and vivid way And she doesn t disappoint in Million Dollar Cowboy and i think what I really enjoyed about this book was seeing these two reconnect But not only that was seeing these two trying to make every moment count in the little time they have together We see some The Scot personal growth in our hero especially He of course has some serious inner demons he needs to face But then we have some magical tune to the story which I did NOT see coming but loved it anyway There is a legend in Kaia s family that when you kiss your future mate you will hear humming And our heroine hears the humming anytime she is near Ridge which just complicates matters Kaia is a heroine I just admired from the very beginning She is confident and knows what she wants and isn t afraid to go after it I loved herassion for life She doesn t let anything get her down and enjoys every little moment of joy in her life The romance is sexy and endearing and captivating and I just didn t want their story to end Definitely read this if you love contemporary romance or some fun cowboy fun Belong He wanted to belong to her Wanted her to belong to him Not in a grasping controlling Spring Snow possessive way but in theerfect way two The Greatest Victory puzzleieces fit together Meant to be Meant for each other and no one else The Cover I really love this cover and I like how well it Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, portrays the setting of western hot texas Overall View Million Dollar Cowboy is a emotionalacked small town western romance that has a hint of magic Fates Monolith (MacLomain, plenty of sexy chemistry and a couple that areerfectly matchedSENSATIONAL Books N Tunes Pick HOLY by Florida Georgia Line Click On Link To Buy On foogallery id27335 Million Dollar Cowboy is a romance story with a journey of self discovery Both hero and heroine do a little soul searching while finding their way to love Ridge Lockhart has returned to Cupid Texas 10 years after leaving abruptly in order to attend his best friend s wedding He set out to be successful than his father and has achieved it tenfold Being the illegitimate oldest son of Duke Lockhart a tough stern unyielding man wasn t easy as he was growing up but. The father who never accepted himMission accomplished but now he’s back at the Silver Feather Ranch for a wedding three days of best man duty until he can hightail it out Then he spies Kaia Alzate and suddenly leaving isn’t uite so appealingKaia Alzate grew up the daughter of the ranch foreman ser. The rologue of Ridge being dropped of at his Dad s house when he was three was good and it went into cliche mode from therePages and ages of hysical house when he was three was good and it went into cliche mode from therePages and ages of Ruthless Game (GhostWalkers, physical and reactions tohysical descriptions Felt repetitive Anything of interest was tell instead of show Way way too much drama and the dialogue made me cringe I m so glad to have jumped in to read this book mostly for one thing Ridge Lockhart He was utterly wonderful even as I could feel every bit of resistance and angry hurt little boy lashing out at those who would ignore him He left town
As The Illegitimate Son Ofthe illegitimate son of Big Man in town a wealthy rancher who although giving him a lace to live always made him feel second best with his mother gone and new step mother who loathed him Loathed him so much she left her own son behind in her rush out
the door Sure he had his brothers who never treated him differently but the tumultuous relationship with his fatherdoor Sure he had his brothers who never treated him differently but the tumultuous relationship with his father with a scene with his girlfriend of the time and he was out O U T But his best friend is getting married and the ties that bind him there bring him back to town to a wedding in a chapel on the ranch s roperty Now all grown up with money and a history of his own he s counting the hours until he can Psychic Protection put the Silver Feather Ranch and all of the baggage that it stirs up in his rearview But then he comes face to face with Kaia daughter of the foreman and someone he grew up with the interest on hisart is instant Kaia is home for her brother s wedding she s still determined to become a veterinarian but with some side trips along the way she s not uite there yet Oh she remembered Ridge she had a crush on him for years she just didn t realize that they were still there And OH was it fun seeing her reaction when she discovers THAT little tidbit I loved her she was so down to earth and matter of fact about things always finding time to take a moment and absorb it a lesson that everyone in this story will come to learn eventually When Ridge s father Duke comes to face his own mortality the story really heats up as his now wife and Ridge s ex as well as Kaia make it clear that NOW is the time for Ridge and Duke to come out of their respective corners and meet in the middle because the ranch and family are something that they both need A wonderfully layered story that worked in nuanced and bash you over the head with a กระต่ายในเงาจันทร์ pitchfork sort of ways to get Ridge s issues mostly resolved and allow him the opportunity to grab life and love by the horns he s only got to reach A favorite this year for sure mostly for the layers of healing and hope that come to Ridge and the wonderfulotential for true belonging with Kaia I received an eArc copy of the title from the Employment Law Cases and Materials publisher via Edelweiss forurpose of honest review I was not compensated for this review all conclusions are my own responsibility Review first appeared at I am Indeed Reviewed for Romancing the Readers Blog all know how much I love Lori Wilde s books She is a wonderful writer and I seem to enjoy all the books she writes Okay there must be one or two that are so so for me but at the moment I can t really think of any I was really looking forward to sitting back and reading Million Dollar Cowboy did I mention that she s a comfort read for me Well she is Here s the thing this book isn t comfortable to read at all I spent so much getting mad that it was anything but comfortable Now before you re all likewhat let me explain while I made that statement Ridge Lockarts youth broke me heart Hell it wasn t much better in the beginning of the story when he came home either Everything I m going to talk about will make you wonder why I liked this book but not to worry I did You can tell right away that Ridge was going to have one hell of a story I don t blame him at all for leaving home and only coming back because his best friend was getting married What his father did to him was inexcusable I don t think I d ever forgive him I didn t care for the fact that it seemed to me that the other characters thought he shouldn t have been holding this hurt for so long including Kaia Now don t get me wrong some things you have to give up to move on from but I still felt the only What Would Pacifists Have Done about Hitler? a Discussion of War, Dictators and Pacifism person that was excepted to grow was Ridge Even with it seeming like I wasissed at the book I did enjoy it The blame for all my mixed feels rest solely on Wilde s shoulders She writes such wonderfully emotionally driven stories that make you feel something other then just love I like that in the books I m reading There are many really good things in Million Dollar Cowboy too I loved the interaction between Ridge Kaia They had some really funny moments This is a wonderful addition to the Cupid Texas series. New York Times Bestselling Author Lori Wilde returns to Cupid Texas with a heartwarming story of a cowboy who comes home to the family ranch for a wedding filled with surprisesThe illegitimate son of a Texas ranching dynasty Ridge Lockhart left home ten years ago with one goal to become successful than.