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Catching the Cowgirl

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Catching the Cowgirl🤠 

Catching the Cowgirl is the third book in the Cotton Creek series and I can attest that it’s a stand-alone and can be read on its own as I haven’t read the first two books in the series and I managed quite nicely😁

Adam and his friends decide to visit a dude Ranch in Colorado to try their hands at Ranch life in order to help the next video game in their series of games more authentic❣️However, when Adam arrives at the Ranch he discovers two things - first it appears his friends - who are also his business partners are not there and secondly, he’s instantly attracted to the beautiful woman, Skye, who it turns out is the owner of the Ranch and runs it with her son, Cody. 

A wonderful sweet story about two people who fight to be together and overcome any circumstances and difficulties to do this but inherently learning to trust someone with your heart after being betrayed and disappointed makes for a heart-warming romance😍 I received a free copy of this book via Netgalley and voluntarily leave my honest review❤️
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Catching the Cowgirl by Jennie Marts is fish out of water story and the fact that it was the hero that wasn’t use to the outdoors and ranch life and the heroine was determined to help him enjoy the beauty the outside world has to offer made it all the better. Nerd meets nature in this fun, sweet, and thoroughly entertaining contemporary romance.

Adam Clark is an engineer, video game designer, and part owner of a very successful video game company and he’s out of his comfort zone at the Hawk’s Ridge Ranch where he and his partners are spending a week to get some hands on experience before creating their next game with a Wild West feel. What he doesn’t expect is for his partners to be delayed indefinitely or for the immediate unsettled reaction he feels to the dude ranch owner, Skye Hawkins.

I really enjoyed this opposites attract story; both Adam and Skye were extremely likeable characters and it was easy to see immediately they had chemistry in spades. I enjoyed the fact that Skye’s almost teenage son, Cody, was a huge fan of Adam’s video games and Adam not only listened to his opinion on the games, but helped Skye to understand her son’s obsession with them and that they could be fun. It was interesting watching these two try and fight their attraction and very sexy when they gave in to it, but I also appreciated that they understood they had an uphill battle given the fact they lived in two different states and both loved their jobs.

Two things that felt unfinished to me giving this book a lower rating; one we never not even in the epilogue get to “meet” Adam’s partners who were a huge part of his life and that felt strange and there was no closure with Skye’s somewhat creepy and skeevy neighbor, giving the book an unfinished feel.

Catching The Cowgirl was a delightful story from start to finish.
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Good read. Story flows right along. Fun and entertaining characters. Love a good romance! Would recommend!
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Great read. Fast paced. Well written. Strong characters.
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I loved the storyline. The characters were amazing xx
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This was a great story with great characters. It flowed nicely without rushing the story. I really enjoyed this book and look forward to more from this author! Read it and you won't regret the time spent.
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My journey back to Cotton Creek brings me to Skye, a dude ranch owner and single mom, and Adam, the city slicker that wants an authentic western experience as a research project for work. Adam never expected to get so much more than answers to his research. This was a light, fun, and entertaining read. The bonding between Cody and Adam was just a bonus. Children have a way of making the read a bit more entertaining. But Cody was not your ordinary child. He was a pre-teen and there was so much more that could be done with that aspect.

For me this was good Sunday afternoon read. It was not overbearing or overwhelming. The pacing was perfect for the lightness of the read. The atmosphere made for a beautiful sunny afternoon. At least in my mind it did.
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The premise was good, it was kind of a reversal of all those city girl goes to the country and meets a cowboy novels.

Adam Clark is a Californian video game designer = geek. He and his fellow designers believe in authenticity for their games and their latest idea involves the Wild West so they have booked a break at Cowboy Camp. Trouble with the launch of their latest game means that Adam is the only one who turns up!

Skye Hawkins is a single mother trying to keep her family's ranch from collapsing, raising a son and dealing with the ranch and the holiday-makers keeps her busy but she kind of likes the handsome geek - even if she does have to rescue him from one disaster after another.

And there's also a hint that "someone" may be trying to cause trouble for Skye and her ranch.

DNF at 56%. I just couldn't get into this for some reason - nothing intrinsically wrong with it, it just didn't capture my interest. Ordinarily if I DNF I give one star but I think that would be overly harsh on a book when "its not you its me" - so two stars.
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I LOVED this book!  This had me laughing out loud and swooning!  Perfect romantic comedy.  This is the second book I've read by this author and I love her writing so much!  Funny, sweet and a little bit of steam!  Highly recommend!
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This was a really good read a sweet romance with a great storyline.This is the third book in the series but can be read as a standalone.I really enjoyed this book and just loved Adam and Skye they were wonderful characters and so great together.Would recommend this book.
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This is the third book in this series by this author. This book is sweet, funny and full of charm. This such a well written story, the author has a fab way of sucking you into the story. Fantastic, loveable characters. I can't wait to read more from this author in the future. 
highly recommended
I voluntarily reviewed and advance reader copy of this book
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I received an arc copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. 

I enjoyed this story very much. Adam Clark was a very handsome nerd. He was a partner in a video game development company and the games they created were very popular. He had come to this dude ranch in Colorado for some inspiration for their newest game that had a Old West theme. His partners were supposed to meet him here but they never showed up. 

Skye Hawkins owned the dude ranch and was struggling as a single mom to raise her almost teenage son alone and to help the ranch survive some financial hiccups. Her father had left her the ranch and she was determined to save it and make it successful. She didn't want to be a charity case and she didn't trust anyone to "take care of her". She was determined to be a success all by herself. 

Adam was smitten and instantly attracted to Skye, as she was to him but they had some baggage to overcome if they could ever have anything lasting. But, was it worth pursuing or would their spark just fizzle and die out?

I enjoyed the story but I was a bit turned off by the descriptive sex scenes. The one f-bomb didn't help to endear the book, either. Other than those negatives, the story was good and well written.
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I always love me a good Cowboy story especially if it's a romance. 

With that said I wasn't sure how I would like a non Cowboy hero. 
But Adam can just take your breathe away.  Just ask Skye!


For the reader both Skye and Adam were easy to like.  Skye was the typical sweet girl with a sad past working her tail end off to make it.  

Adam was the typical great guy with a great career that just doesn't fit it.  But it doesn't take him long to realize that leaving the cool mountain air and Skye isn't happening!  

There is a little drama mixed in when the would be suitor neighbor try's keep in good standing with Skye while being a little underhanded.  

This was truly a sweet romance. With a happy ending. Just the kind of read that a girl likes.   A quick read that just makes you smile!

Catching The Cowgirl is book 3 in the Cotton Creek series.
I am sorry I've missed the first two!  They are on my to read list!

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Net Galley.

I received a complimentary copy from Tasty Tours.
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It took me a little while to get into this novel. It felt a little too cheesy at first and it took me awhile to connect with the characters. They felt a little cardboard until I was probably 20% into the book. And then the cheesiness mellowed out and the characters began to come together for me. All in all, I think this was a sweet romance with an interesting story. I liked how the author put together the video game aspect of the story next to the cowboy/ranch aspect. I love the opposites attract trope so this was a nice take on that. And I loved that the heroine is a single mother which is a nice change! All in all, this was a sweet romance with a lot of character and fun!
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I was looking for a fun and swoony romance when I started reading Catching the Cowgirl. That's exactly what I found, too. Bonus? It gave me a little bit of the small town, country vibe that I needed in my life, too.

I really liked both Adam and Skye. He was smart and swoony. She was strong and determined and pretty much kicked butt. I've read my fair share of country/city romances, but I think this is the first where the guy was from the city. I really liked the twist on the opposites attract trope. These two definitely came from different worlds, but with chemistry like theirs, it doesn't even matter. I was shipping these two hard from the start. I understood why Skye was apprehensive of Adam and his intentions and I really liked how he pursued her. You all know I love it when guys go all in for the girl. 

Catching the Cowgirl was a great, quick read. It was heartwarming, funny and super swoony. It's my first Jennie Marts book, but it certainly won't be my last. I enjoyed her writing, characters and the country setting. 

FAVORITE QUOTES

She tasted like chocolate and cherry lip balm and what he was pretty sure heaven would be like. 

Although calling it just a kiss didn't do it justice. It was more like a toe-curling, spine-tingling, heat-filled lip assault. And that was putting it mildly.
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Adam, a video game designer, knows that authenticity matters, and to ensure his game has it, he and his partners sign up for Cowboy Camp. *It's exactly like it sounds. LOL* However, the others never show, leaving Adam alone, and out of his element. There is one bright spot though.

Skye, a single mom and owner of the ranch, works her butt off. She's trying to save the family's dude ranch, all while being both parents to her child. Skye, knowing her schedule does not allow for any free time, has avoided anything resembling a relationship. But, her newest guest is hard to resist.

As Adam and Skye begin slowly getting to know one another, their chemistry and connection is obvious to see, and it doesn't take long before both know they've found something special. However, reality intrudes as each knows they're from two different worlds, and Skye can't help but wonder if what they've found can withstand that. Adam, on the other hand, has no doubts and intends to keep Skye where she belongs...in his arms.

What happens when the city boy and country girl meet and form an instant connection? Can they overcome their differences and find common ground? Is Adam ready for forever with a ready made family? Will Adam's game succeed? Will Skye in saving her family's legacy? Is there a HEA on the horizon?

One-click now and follow along as opposites attract, discovering that you only need one thing in common, and that's love.

**I voluntarily read and reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy of this book.**
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Catching the Cowgirl (Cotton Creek Romance) by Jennie Marts
This is video game designer Adam Clark and single mom cowgirl Skye Hawkins’ story.

Wow! Wow! I couldn’t put this book down once I started. This book has it all. A sweet, sensual, and fun romance with a little mystery. I fell in love with Adam and Skye’s characters. Skye’s son Cody and the other supporting characters were a great addition to the story too. I loved how Cody and Adam hit it off. They were great together.

Adam, computer geek, and Skye, cowgirl, are complete opposites. So as the saying goes “opposites attract” but can they find true love?

The story flowed so well and fulfills all the reasons why I love reading romances. So whenever you need an escape, a little comfort, and a feel good romance, sit back with this story and travel to Hawkins Ridge Ranch for Skye and Adam’s fun, sensual, and entertaining story. Excellent read!

FYI, contains mature content. I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
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Catching the Cowgirl is a sweet, cute read. Skye is a single mom with a 12 year old son who runs a dude ranch in Colorado that's barely making it. When one of her guests turns out to be a hot computer nerd from California, all the sudden she's feeling things for a guy that she hasn't felt in a long time. But, can two people from different worlds really make a relationship work?

They can if one of them is absolutely determined to. Adam is the driving force in the relationship. He's bound and determined to get Skye to open up and let him in, but she has serious trust issues, so she pushes him away when all Adam wants is to be there for her and Cody, her son, and help them. I love Adam, he's sweet, kind and adorable. I didn't really connect to Skye the way I did to Adam. She's so prickly that it becomes annoying after awhile. If Adam hadn't done all the work in the relationship, it probably wouldn't have worked out for them and I hate lopsided relationships. Still, I adore Adam and Cody enough to make up for Skye's lack of warmth and can still justify 4 stars because the two guys are so adorable.

If you have an hour or two and want a light, sweet read, put Catching the Cowgirl on your TBR list.
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Catching the Cowgirl was so unbelievably adorable! It’s the perfect fantasy world HEA. If you ever wondered what a dude ranch love story looks like read this book. It makes you feel like your there without the need to go anywhere. I was emotionally invested in single mother Skye and gamer Adam’s HEA. Adam goes to Skye’s dude ranch for research purposes for a new game, he and his coworkers are designing. Skye is just barely keeping her head above water trying to be a single mother and run the ranch. Neither count on the complication of an immediate connection but with only a week to act on it there’s no time to waste. This novel was sweet, funny, and heartwarming that I loved every minute of reading it. 4 stars.
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A well written perfectly paced story pulling you in from the start. A computer geek from the city finds a place to hang his hat with the cowgirl from the country. As opposite as you can get but a story you don't want to put down.
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