Almost a Family

Donna Alward's Almost a Family is a self-published romance from 2014. I'm a fan of Alward, and the gentle mix of realism and fantasy in her books. This one did not disappoint, though it sailed dangerously close to cliché a few times. Molly and Jason were high school sweethearts, and lovers through university, but when …

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The Texan’s Baby

The Texan's Baby is a 2014 Harlequin American Romance by Donna Alward.  Like many romances, this is part of a series featuring the consecutive pairing up of siblings (Texas Rodeo Barons). I am getting a little weary of being introduced to single or recently married siblings, but in this case each book is written by …

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The Cowboy’s Homecoming

The Cowboy's Homecoming, by Donna Alward, is a 2015 book. Yes, for a change I'm reviewing a current release. This a Harlequin American Romance, which means a small town or western setting, and relatively ordinary folks. It is a line I enjoy, and an author I have come to appreciate, so my expectations were high. …

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Off the Clock / In the Line of Duty

Off the Clock and In the Line of Duty are romance novellas by Donna Alward. They were originally distributed as eBooks and later printed together as First Responders Volume 1.  They, and others in the series, are available at http://www.samhainpublishing.com/author/7/donna-alward. I've read and enjoyed several of Alward's Harlequin books: Sleigh Ride with the Rancher, A Family for the …

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A Family for the Rugged Rancher

This entry is a minor milestone: First review of a book by an author I've previously reviewed. Donna Alward wrote Hired by the Cowboy, her first Harlequin in 2006, and today I'm reviewing A Family for the Rugged Rancher, published in 2011 and one of about 30 books on her backlist. I like this lady. …

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