Monday, March 15, 2021

Review of Second Chance Cowboy by Claire McEwen

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Welcome to the book tour for Second Chance Cowboy by Claire McEwen! I loved this heartwarming romance, and I think you will, too. Check out all of my thoughts and then be sure to visit other stops on the tour to see what others have to say. Best of luck entering the giveaway!

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Second Chance Cowboy
(Heroes of Shelter Creek, #5)
By Claire McEwen
Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 210 Pages
March 1, 2021 by Harlequin Heartwarming

He was her first love…
But some things she can’t forget

Busy small-town veterinarian Emily Fielding is finally ready to take on some help. The best man for the job, however, is Wes Marlow—who broke her heart in high school. Though Wes has a way with horses and a way of melting her resolve, Emily needs to keep things purely professional. Wes left her once—will he do it again? Because she can’t lose her heart a second time…

Heroes of Shelter Creek 
Book 1: Reunited with the Cowboy
Book 2: After the Rodeo
Book 3: Her Surprise Cowboy
Book 4: Rescuing the Rancher
Book 5: Second Chance Cowboy

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Other Books in the Series

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**My thoughts**
I remember reading the first book in this series and greatly enjoyed it, looking forward to the next installments. And as is my curse, I read so much that sometimes I miss some other books in series until one crosses my path again. I'm so glad that this one did! I absolutely loved it. And I will say that it definitely works as a standalone.

Wes hurt Emily when he disappeared all of those years ago, but he had his reasons for doing it. Neither one of them forgot the other. And when they get back together, the chemistry between them simply leaps off of the pages. They're cautious, but still their connection to each other quickly falls back into place. You just cannot replace your best friend and your soulmate so easily. I absolutely loved reading about them and experiencing their relationship.

And I think it is better that the two of them had a chance to grow before coming back together again. I don't know that Emily would have ended up so strong and confident in her own abilities, nor that Wes would have ever realized his own true worth without those years apart. It's making this second attempt even stronger than ever, and that's what we all want and need in our life partner.

A bonus for me in this book was all of the animals that Wes and Emily have to take care of. I felt like I learned a lot about the care of horses. It's been so long since I've had the opportunity to work with them, and now I want to again.

I know this series is not over, yet. I'm going to fill in the blank spots I have missed and keep a closer eye out for even more. 

Thank you to the author and to Prism Book Tours for a requested review copy. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

About the Author

Claire McEwen is an award-winning author whose strong heroes and heroines take big, emotional journeys to find their happily-ever-afters. She loves writing stories set in quirky small towns and romantic western settings. Claire lives by the ocean in Northern California with her family and a scruffy, mischievous terrier. When not dreaming up new stories, she’s a busy mom who also enjoys gardening, hiking, discovering flea-market treasures and wandering on the beach. A life-long bookworm, she always has her kindle close by.

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One winner will receive a copy of Second Chance Cowboy (ebook or paperback, winner's choice) and a $30 Amazon gift card

Two winners will each receive a copy of Second Chance Cowboy (ebook or paperback, winner's choice)

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Ends March 24, 2021

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  1. Thank you very much for the review and for featuring Second Chance Cowboy on your blog today! Waving hello to all of your readers. Thank you for supporting romance novels and bloggers like Andi!


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