The Sheriff's Little Matchmaker

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Not my cup of tea.  I just couldn't get into it. It took me a week to get through the first 40 pages and I picked up other things in between. Good writing and the characters were fine, but just not for me. DNF.
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This one I received from the publisher (through NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

On a dare, in a bar, school teacher Sasha kisses a cowboy and never expects to see him again. Although, that doesn't happen and she is taken by surprise when he walks into her classroom for a parent-teacher conference. Sheriff Remy has a daring little girl who has big plans for her dad and school teacher. 

It is a cute and endearing story that stayed with me a few days after reading it. I wasn't sure how I felt or thought about a few surprising turns. Overall it was a good book with fate, rebellion and a very cute little girl playing matchmaker.
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The Sheriff’s Little Matchmaker is author Carrie Nichols’ second novel. It is more charming that her first and fits soundly in Harlequin’s sweet-type of romances. It all starts with a kiss—Sasha’s friends, while they are on a girls’ weekend in New Orleans, bet her she won’t kiss a stranger. That kiss turns out to be earth-moving.

Sasha is a widow, and after five years of mourning, she moves to Texas to start a new life as a substitute second-grade teacher. Her first parent-teacher conference is with Remy, who turns out to be the earth-moving kisser from New Orleans. 

Character-wise, Remy’s daughter, Evie, is a heart-stealing little junior matchmaker, trying to bring her father and her teacher together. Remy is a pretty standard hot dude. But Sasha is a bit of a mixture, claiming to be more independent than she is written.
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This was a nice, sweet story. The writing flowed well, and I liked the characters. Remy was a nice guy, who liked to help people when he could. He was hesitant about starting a real relationship because of his past. Sasha was in the same boat, since she has sworn off police officers. The whole "I can't date a student's parent" argument got old for me, quickly. It was brought up at least 2 dozen times. And even though Sasha used that argument, she was still dating a student's parent. There wasn't any "spice" to this story, and I like my stories a little spicier. Evie was a sweetheart, and so was Mrs. W. The ending was really sweet, and fit these characters. 
I voluntarliy reviewed an advanced readers copy of this book.
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Great story very .       loveable characters 
Terrific book!!!!! Start to finish I enjoyed this book!
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Cute, sweet, and heartwarming. The perfect feel-good read. 

Many thanks to NetGalley, the publisher, and the author for my ARC. All opinions are my own.
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3.75stars
Remy a local sheriff is after meeting his daughter new teacher and is feeling very lucky because the teacher is the stranger that he kissed a few weeaks back and couldn't find a trace. Sasha although very attracted to Remy is fighting their attraction with all excuses that she can.  It is a sweet romance with ok characters and enough interesting plot that with all together makes an interesting book to read.
I volunteered to review an ARC of this book for Netgelly
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Well written romance.  I enjoyed the plot and the author’s writing.  I received an arc from Netgalley and this is my unbiased review.
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The story was clean, not heavy sexual descriptions, but it was slow.  Neither Sasha of Remy really want to give their whole heart - fearing what happened to them in prior relationships.  Sasha doesn't want to the widow of a police officer / Remy is afraid that if he gives his whole heart away again that it will break him completely after what he went through with his first wife.  Evie is the true match-maker in the book - she hand picked Sasha for her mom, and will not settle until she has her as her mom.  Very cute but I fell asleep reading it a few times - very slow.
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90% book - perfect
How can someone step back when he has finally achieved his goal?
That's insane.
When she asks If he loves her, he is speechless. C'mon. He was chasing after her the whold story wanting her to become his wife. Isn't that love? Remy believed marriages were just a convenience. However, we could see he was only afraid of admitting he loved her. 
In the end we saw then getting together again but I thought there were things not developed:
When did he propose her?
When did she get pregnant? 
Why not write a chapter telling Evie they were finally together?
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I didn't see the reason why the conflict at the end of the book even happened. It was a big let down for me and it felt unnecessary to a point where when I think of the book I get a bad feeling about it. That is a shame because I liked the rest of the book. Remy and Sasha have a relationship that builds slowly and steadily even if tries to resist it. She the only person in town that mentions that a relationship between her and one of her student's parent is frowned up. Literally, everyone else is ok with iτ,

As the title indicates Evie, Remy's daughter is trying to play matchmaker and set up her father with her teacher whom she loves a lot despite the short time she knows her. That little girl is devious. Sasha doesn't seem to mind that she is dating someone on the police force for most of the book, so I find that part of the blurb and description of her character misleading. I liked her as a character, but that part seemed a little forced to me. 

Overall though, the book was good and I liked it. I think a 3.5-star rating is the best because I did not like some parts at the end of the book, but the rest of it was ok and that's the reason why I am rounding it up to 4.
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Sasha Honeycutt has moved to Rose Creek, Texas to escape her past.  She had been the widow of a police officer  for five years and she wanted to move on.  That necessitated a move hundreds of miles away and to another state.  She had a girls' weekend in New Orleans where, after a little too much alcohol, was dared to kiss a complete stranger.  And, boy was it some kiss!  Then she disappeared and went home to Texas.  Little did she know that the stranger in the bar in New Orleans was the handsome sheriff of Rose Creek and the father of one of her students.  In fact, that bit of information wasn't discovered until she had parent/teacher conferences.  And, while their chemistry was off-the-charts, she was determined not to another man in uniform and risk her heart to more heartbreak.  

Remy Fontenot was a single dad in a small town.  He was a protector and a good man.  He and his wife divorced when she couldn't take being a police officer's wife anymore.  She had left him with their infant daughter to raise.  His daughter needed a mother but he never wanted to fall in love again.  But, man, did that new teacher, Sasha Honeycutt make his heart beat faster.  It also didn't help that his daughter, Evie, wanted Miz Honeycutt to be her new mommy.  She was determined to make it happen.  Was it possible for two people who had been burned by love to trust again?  Would Evie be able to give her daddy and new wife and her a new mother? 

This was a sweet story with a good deal of sexual tension.  There was a lot of innuendo but the sex was behind closed doors without any detailed description.  The story was fairly well written and drew me in.  I enjoyed the story and will look for opportunities to read more books by this author.  I was given an arc copy of this book by NetGalley and I willingly offer my review.
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A sweet and short story of Sasha, a widow and Remy the hunky sheriff and his seven year old daughter. As the title suggests, she wants her daddy and her 2nd grade teacher to get together, and works out ways for them to get together. I really enjoyed this one, although the end part where he started acting all stoic and unfeeling irritated me a bit. Still, has a good HEA and really liked the characters. Highly recommend.
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Carrie Nichols launches her Rose Creek,Texas series with The Sheriff's Little Matchmaker, another heartwarming, subtly sexy, and all around fun contemporary romance. I was pulled into this story from the first page and it kept my interest engaged until the end. The three main characters - because Remy's daughter, Evie is a very important character - are all likable, relatable people I'd enjoy knowing in real life although being friends with Remy could cause a few issues. First, there's that whole tall, dark, and muscular vibe he has going. Then there's his charm, his kind heart, his "come to me" smile, and that oh-so-sexy Cajun growl that wraps itself around you every time he opens his mouth. Is it hot in here? It feels hot in here. Seriously, I'd probably be living in a state of perpetual drool. Sasha is a sweetheart (who can more than hold her own against potential Remy poachers) and they're such a great couple that I'd try to control it but still...what can I say? He's just that yummy. 

If you enjoy small-town, character-driven romance with plenty of humor and heart, give Carrie Nichols a go. She creates characters with layers and stories with satisfying emotional depth while infusing enough humor to keep them light rather than angsty. Remy and Sasha have sexual chemistry that sizzles but actual physical intimacy is off-page so if that's your preference, this is a good book for you. Having said that, however, I enjoy physical, on-page, love scenes and the lack of them in this book didn't hamper my enjoyment of the story or my buy-in of Sasha and Remy's desire for one another one bit. Remy's daughter, Evie is a 7-year-old whirlwind who steals just about every scene she's in. I adored her and the ways she attempts to engineer her dad's love life once she meets her new teacher, Miz (Sasha) Honeycutt. Nichols also introduces readers to an intriguing cast of secondary characters I hope we'll be seeing more of in future books. Remy's brother, Ethan is on my list of hopefuls for a story of his own, along with struggling rancher Annie Metcalf. I'm already looking forward to my next visit!
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When Sasha kisses a stranger in a bar, on a dare, on a girls' weekend she never expects to see him again. When he walks into her classroom for parent-teacher conferences she can't believe her eyes. So much for what happens on girls' weekend stays there. Her one time spontaneous act seems to have followed her home. Her late husband was in law enforcement and she can not fall for the sexy sheriff no matter how hot that kiss was. Remy's seven year old daughter has other plans for them. He sees her as the perfect mother for his daughter and their burning chemistry is an added bonus. Sasha would only marry again for true love and only if it is reciprocated. Can they be true to their feelings and find their happily ever after? Great read. I couldn't put it down.
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Sasha is a prim teacher who isn't interested in getting into another relationship after how the last one turned out. But it seems one of her students are on a mission to match make with her Sheriff father. 

This was such a cutesy book. I loved seeing that connection between the two and how the daughter was trying her best to get them to get together. Thing was I tended to wonder what happened to the little match maker who was setting these two together. She seems to be around in the beginning and towards the ending but she disappeared for a good chunk of the story I was thinking that she would be more present in the book being that she is the daughter and the one trying to set these two up. Other then that I thought that this book was really cute and sweet and I just really enjoyed reading it.
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"Thank you Netgalley and the publisher for the advance copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review."

Loved this book very much.  It had just enough sweet romance and the storyline was great! I highly recommend!
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From the beginning of this book you fall absolutely in love with little Evie and her scheming ways.  You are introduced to Remy and Sasha, in a very unexpected but completely sexy way.

Sasha is a substitute teacher trying to get a solid position in a classroom, she traveled to Rose Creek in hopes that would happen.  She never expected the surprise of running into someone she had barely made acquaintance with a d how the Sparks would fly.

Evie is one of her students. A fun loving little girl with lots of smarts, who sees the potential of possibly getting Ms. Honeycutt as her new mother.  The plotting begins in the most unlikely of ways.

In walks Remy Fontenot, Evies father and one of the most sought after bachelors in Rose Creek.

Hilarity and love blooms.

I highly recommend this book!
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I loved this book.  It was sweet and charming.  I've never read anything by this author and I'm so glad I got to try this.  I'll look into more of her work.
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This was my book I have read by this author and it was really good.. The story line with the daughter was seriously so sweet. The other characters were great. Overall, this was light hearten book. 

Light spoilers-
HEA- Yes
Hero-5/5
Heroine- 4/5
Angst-3.5/5
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