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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Chance Creek Books 2 & 3

If you are wondering why only books 2 and 3... It is because I read book 4 first for the Clean Our Your E-Reader Challenge.  Then I read book 1 but never got to books 2 and 3.  When I saw there was a tour stop open for the Chance Creek Series I jumped at the chance. (no pun intended)  To view the reviews for book one The Cowboy's E-Mail Order Bride and book four The Cowgirl Ropes a Billionaire just click the links!


If you read The Cowboy's E-mail Order Bride then you are familiar with Jamie and Claire.  Jamie is the ranch hand that grew up with Ethan and Claire is obviously Ethan's sister.  In the first book she is really snotty to everyone.  In this book we discover why she has such a bad attitude but at the same time the attitude wore on me.  She also struggles with her mothers past and her interior design business.  I really liked Jamie and the story was very good.  Basically Jamie bets Claire that she can't stick around and help with the trail rides.  She bets him that he can't flirt with the guests.  More of Rob's practical jokes show up in this book too and I find myself looking forward to them.  Especially since his book is next.


Yay Rob's book!  Now in this book we get to see why Rob is such a practical joker and we learn more about Morgan.  The half sister that is discovered in The Cowboy Wins a Bride.  I really enjoyed this book from start to finish.  I found Morgan charming and Rob to be a lot more than he had seemed to be in previous books.  I have to say this book ties with book four for my favorite.  I hope that Cora Seton writes more Chance Creek books.  I think the best parts of this book (of course) were the practical jokes.  But the irony was most of them were not played by Rob but on Rob and Morgan.  The end was great.

The Cowboys of Chance Creek Box Set, Books 1 – 3

Ethan Cruz, Jamie Lassiter and Rob Matheson have been friends since they were kids, and they’re about to get each other in a whole lot of trouble—women trouble, that is. When a practical joke kicks off a series of romances, the Cowboys of Chance Creek will never be the same.


The Cowboy’s E-Mail Order Bride (Book 1)

When Ethan Cruz finds himself with an e-mail order bride he never asked for, he’s ready to send her right back where she came from—just as soon as he gets to know her a little better. When Autumn Leeds answers a plea for a modern mail-order bride for a cowboy, it sounds like the story of the century, but when she reaches Montana, she’s surprised to find Ethan’s the perfect cowboy husband-to-be. Against her better judgment, her plan to keep her handsome groom at arm’s length while she writes a scathing article on the subject disintegrates into a night of passion spent in his arms.

Ethan knows he can’t keep playing this game – he has to come clean with Autumn and tell her the truth; about the practical joke and about the state of his ranch. Autumn’s in bigger trouble than ever. Not only has she fallen in love with the subject of her expos√© – she might be carrying his child. Can she trust a man she’s just met when she knows too well that men always let you down?

Can a love based on lies last?

The Cowboy Wins a Bride (Book 2)

All Jamie Lassiter wants is to marry his best friend’s sister and settle down for the rest of his life in Chance Creek. He’s saved his money, bought into the Cruz Guest Ranch and he’s ready for that wedding, but Claire Cruz is nowhere to be found. Claire’s too busy leaving Montana behind to care about cowboys or their wedding plans. She’s got plans of her own – a trip around the world. She’ll go as soon as she buys her tickets and she doesn’t care if she ever sees Chance Creek again.

Desperate to change Claire’s mind, Jamie proposes a bet: give him six weeks to convince her to marry him. If he can’t, he’ll pay for her round-the-world tickets himself. Claire can wait six weeks if it means free tickets and a chance to get a little revenge on a man who once broke her heart. She’s got only one stipulation: Jamie can’t touch or flirt with her – or any other woman – while the bet is on.

Now Jamie’s on the run from a bevy of cowboy-groupie ranch guests, and Claire’s learning she cares about the ranch – and Jamie – more than she dreamed possible.

Maybe it’s time to lose that bet. As long as Jamie loses it first.

The Cowboy Imports a Bride (Book 3)

Rob Matheson doesn’t know how much longer he can keep up the tough-guy act. As his buddies get married one by one, he’s left with the sinking feeling he lost more than his dreams when he traded them for a thick skin. Now Rob’s father has issued a challenge – he’ll give 200 acres to the first of his four sons to wed. Could this be a chance to become the man he really wants to be?

Morgan Tate’s worked for years to climb the ladder to a top job at Cassidy Wineries, but Duncan Cassidy, the boss’ son, always stands in her way. Now he’s issued an ultimatum; marry him or he’ll make sure she never works in the wine industry again..

Rob offers Morgan a proposition – marry him and split the land. Now they’ve got sixty days to fall in love, and a passel of family and friends determined to keep them apart. Will it take the biggest practical joke of all to convince the world – and themselves – that they’re truly meant to be man and wife?

Now Available – The Cowgirl Ropes a Billionaire (Book 4)

Bella Chatham will lose everything – her veterinary practice, her animal shelter, and even her home – if she can’t find another source of income, fast. So when her best friend signs her up for the hot new reality television show, Can You Beat a Billionaire, Bella accepts the challenge and hopes against hope she can win the ten million dollar prize. If she doesn’t, it’s bye-bye pet clinic and shelter, bye-bye Chance Creek, Montana, and hello to marriage to the billionaire for a year!

Evan Mortimer, billionaire, can’t believe he’s reduced to competing in a television contest to win a wife. Unfortunately, it’s the only foolproof way to secure his position as head of Mortimer Innovations. At least he’ll be able to dump his “spouse” at the end of the year; he’s much too busy to be tied down to a country bumpkin cowgirl.

As the contests heat up, so do the sparks between the contestants. Will either of them remember in time that it’s not who wins or who loses – it’s how they play the game that really counts?

AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Cora Seton loves cowboys, country life, gardening, bike-riding, and lazing around with a good book. Mother of four, wife to a computer programmer/eco-farmer, she ditched her California lifestyle eight years ago and moved to a remote logging town in northwestern British Columbia.

Like the characters in her novels, Cora enjoys old-fashioned pursuits and modern technology, spending mornings transforming a neglected one-acre lot into a paradise of orchards, berry bushes and market gardens, and afternoons writing the latest Chance Creek romance novel on her iPad mini. Visit to read about new releases, contests and other cool events!


Cora will be awarding a $100 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.


  1. The characters from these books seem so endearing, I'm really looking forward to reading about them. Thx for sharing.

  2. Love the sound of the books, I can't wait to read them.


    1. They are good. Who can resist hot cowboys? hehehe

  3. As you know, I love this series! Those cowboys are to die for - so sexy! and I was lucky enough to get the eARC for the 5th book from Netgalley yesterday *grins* I can't wait to read it.

    Happy New Year Lacie :) I hope it will be fantastic, and the best yet!

    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

    1. Yes! You were the one that introduced me to this series. I am looking forward to reading your review of book 5. I think that's Lacey's book?

    2. I take that back... It's Cab's book, lol.

  4. Thanks for hosting my blog today! I'm so glad you've enjoyed the series so far - I've loved writing it!

    Some news: Book 5 - The Sheriff Catches a Bride - will be out January 12. Book 1 in the follow-on series, The Mathesons of Chance Creek, will be out in February. I am editing it today, actually. :)

    Book 5 is about Cab Johnson, of course. Book 6 starts off the Matheson series with Jake Matheson.

    I hope everyone will sign up for my newsletter (just click on my website link) for more news about releases and more. I only send out newsletters when there is something concrete to report!

    Feel free to ask any questions, too!

    1. I'm so excited for the new books coming out!

  5. Thanks for the reviews!


  6. Nice reviews

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  7. I have been following this tour, and each stop makes me want to read these stories more and more! They sound absolutely wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing, I can't wait to check them out. =D

    cloud.weaver.girl AT gmail DOT com

  8. I'm wondering if it made a difference reading the books out of order?


    1. I read book 4 first... it isn't based in Chance Creek. So I would say that it is the only one I would consider reading out of order. If you skipped book 1 and read 2 you'd be confused. Truthfully, I wish I would have read them in order myself.

  9. Sounds like an amazing series!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com


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