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Wish Upon a Cowboy

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This was a good read, and if you're looking for a feel good story, this is it! The writing flowed well from start to finish, and I really enjoyed these characters finding their way to each other. This is a slow burn story, Logan and Harper don't really get together until about 70% of the way through the book, but they're building their friendship up until then. I did have my frustrations with both of them at different times. Harper for not coming clean when she had the chance, and Logan for lumping Harper in with everyone else. Judith was horrible for most of the book, but I was happy to see things turn around for her too. The ending was super sweet and I loved that these 2 get their HEA. 
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced readers copy of this book.
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Wish Upon a Cowboy, the fourth installment of the Cowboys of Creedence series by Jennie Marts, lives up to its predecessors in lively, quirky characters (and animals), humor and hilarity, and a dialogue that leads you through the story at a rapid clip...with many a pleasant surprise that only keeps you turning the pages. My only regret with the story was that Ted did meet with his comeuppance as he so richly deserved!

This ARC book was complimentary, provided by the Publisher and NetGalley. I am voluntarily providing my honest review.
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Reviewed Paperback received. This book was Amazing! I love Jennie's words and a cowboy romance that was small town and warmed my heart.
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Wonderfully fantastic... The book was amazing... It had a lot of details and juicy scenes to it... The characters and their personalities match them perfectly... The plot and the storyline was very descriptive and amazing...
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I absolutely adore this book. One of my favorite series! Ive come to love and adore this series so much! Rich characters and so well written you just want to be there with them!
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Logan Rivers had zero luck with his employees. The last couple he had were less than desirable with zero work ethic. At his wits end he decides to take a chance on Harper. She has something to prove and is fighting for the only thing in the world that matters to her. Finding her son after making a mistake helps her to succeed and become a valuable employee. Building a relationship with her boss just naturally happened and her secrets may finally come to light. Great ending to the series.
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Rancher and hockey coach Logan Rivers' attempts to hire a housekeeper are hindered by women more interested in marriage than meal-planning. So when snarky Harper Evans arrives with zero romantic interest in him, he couldn't be happier. But as he gets to know her, he finds himself hungering for more than her cooking. Down-on-her-luck single mom Harper Evans came to Colorado with one goal: to find her son and bring him home. Temporary work for a local rancher seems perfect, but to keep the job she has to deny her feelings for the hot cowboy who's heating up her kitchen. 
This was a really good book. It really warmed my heart and helped with the holiday feels! I felt like it would fit perfectly on the hallmark channel. I highly recommend. 

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I love all things cowboy, and throwing in Christmas never hurts. WISH UPON A COWBOY, the fourth book in the COWBOYS OF CREEDENCE series, did not disappoint on either.  I’ve only read the first book in the series, CAUGHT UP IN A COWBOY, but dove right in and was brought up to speed with just a few unknowns. I have added the other two books in the series to my TBR pile and hope there will be more books in this series since there seem to be more stories to tell.

Harper is down on her luck given a poor choice she made. She’s lost her son, at least temporarily, to his paternal grandmother. When she makes her way from Kansas, where she lives, to Colorado, where her son Floyd is currently living, things take a positive turn. Her path seems to cross with helpful people. When she’s brought to Logan’s family ranch to apply for the job of housekeeper, things seem too good to be true. She’s a hard worker, and his house is totally in disarray, not to mention the chemistry between them. 

We get to know the characters a little bit at a time. Harper had a rough time growing up and agonizes over losing her son with no idea how to get him back due to her low self-esteem. She and Logan open up to each other somewhat, but Harper holds back.

There are many stories going on at the same time, which are woven smoothly together.  The ranch animals add another level to the story. Throw in Christmas, decorating, good cooking, and some heavy duty flirting and the story just gets better. Unfortunately, there are also lots of secrets, feelings of unworthiness, loneliness, and fear which does put a damper on things.

WISH UPON A COWBOY is filled with failure and triumph and ultimately love. The unexpected support of people living in a small town is touching. And the author crafts a beautiful happily ever after.

Ms. Marts is fairly new to me. I plan to give many more of her books a read since she writes in a style I like with lots of family, friends, romance, and love.

I rated it 4.5 stars but rounded to 5 stars here and on other sites.
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This book is the 4th book in the Cowboys of Creedence series but can be read as a stand alone story if you would like (but do yourself a favor and read all of this series!!).

Ms. Marts' once again captures a very human hero and heroine in writing Logan and Harper. Both have their flaws and aren't perfect, but seem to be perfect for each other. Harper comes into Creedence, CO carrying a chip and quite a bit of guilt on her shoulder. Logan is a local rancher who is in desperate need of a housekeeper and not a wife as the last 3 ladies were hoping to become. Throughout the book they both learn the lesson that even if not perfect they are worthy of love and a family, in all forms.

Once again, the secondary characters, along with the main characters, are written beautifully. I have a picture in my head what all of the residents of Creedence looks like. I can't wait to read more about all of them!!
Being from Colorado and having lived in a small town I appreciate that Ms. Marts' has a firm grasp on what a ranch town looks and feels like.
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Wish Upon a Cowboy has everything you could want in a romantic holiday story; Romance, Adventure, and the just the right amount of holiday cheer!

From the very first word I was hooked on the story of Harper, logan and all the characters of Creedence, Co
it is mainly centered around forgiving others, healing the hearts and souls as well as giving second chances.
The character growth and the storyline reminded me a lot of a cross between a Hallmark movie and an old classic harlequin adult romance.
Jennie made me feel like I was a part of the story, experiencing the emotions and the drama along with the other characters! 
My heart cried for Harper and all she’d been through and the way things had been going for her. The pain she felt being separated from her son was heartbreaking. What I really like about her though, was that no matter what was happening with her personally, She would still give the shirt off her back to help someone else. Even if that was her only shirt! 
 And she had some major skills when it came to cooking and cleaning! In fact, she has even inspired me to sharpen up my own cooking skills!
This was my first book by Jennie Marts and I can say with certainty it will not be my last!

So, all in all, I give this story a healthy 5 out of 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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A captivating intense, emotional, and funny moments romance story. The characters are relatable and intriguing. The well-written book kept my attention throughout, enjoyed reading. I have voluntarily chosen to read and review this book.
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I love Jennie Marts's books and this one was no different. I really enjoyed both Logan and Harper's characters and my heart broke for the situation Harper was in. Loved watching the two of them fall in love and find their happily ever after.
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Wish Upon a Cowboy is book 4 in author Jennie Marts Cowboys of Creedence series. I read and enjoyed the first book in the series, Caught Up in a Cowboy, a few months ago so I happily dove into this installment.

Harper Evans is a young widow and mom who has just gotten out of jail. She spent a little over a year locked up because of her something her mother unknowingly dragged her into. She arrives in Creedence Colorado with little to no money and looking for a job. Since she’s been away her mother-in-law took temporary custody of her 8 year old son Floyd. Harper is a widow, her husband passed away and Floyd is the only person in her life. She has a house back in Kansas so she wants to take her son home. 

Logan Rivers is a cowboy and hockey coach who lives in Creedence and runs the family ranch. He is looking for a housekeeper. When fate intervenes, he hires Harper to cook and clean for him and she is happy to have an income. She doesn’t tell Logan anything about her past or the reason she came to Creedence in the first place. She begins to make friends with Logan and she fears he will judge her if he knows she was in jail and might be losing custody of her son. These two try to fight their attraction towards each other but they have some great chemistry.

I found Wish Upon a Cowboy to be a sweet and easy read. I laughed out loud at times with the interactions between Logan and Harper on the ranch. Although this is book 4 in this series, it reads fine as a standalone. One of my least favorite tropes is featured here, the “dating your boss” trope, but I went in with an open mind and I enjoyed this one very much. Author Jennie Marts has a fun way of weaving a charming romantic story centered around small town life. 

There’s a few little plot twists and surprises here and there and it all wrapped up nicely in the end. I recommend this one to fans of contemporary romance.
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Wish Upon a Cowboy (Cowboys of Creedence #4). By Jennie Marts. 2019. Sourcebooks Casablanca (ARC eBook).

With the Christmas holiday around the corner, the local youth hockey team to coach, and a financial mistake looming over his head, Logan Rivers hasn’t a moment to spare away from his ranching duties. But his couple of attempts at hiring a housekeeper have backfire, with the women making plays for his affections instead of preparing meals. 

Enter new arrival to the small town of Creedence, Colorado, Harper Evans. She’s a down-on-her-luck widow and single mom who has come to retrieve her son, Floyd, from the boy’s grandmother.  But she needs to earn some money before she can afford to take Floyd back home to Kansas by Christmas. Harper’s hard work, delicious peach cobbler and endless supply of snark charm the boots right off Logan, and his generous nature and cheesy one-liners do the same for Harper. But they agreed on a professional relationship and Harper’s plan to soon leave. Surely they can resist a little while longer.

This was my first time reading anything by Jennie Marts. I thoroughly enjoyed the banter, friendship and oh boy, the heat. "Holy hot hunk of cowboy" indeed. But Marts also delivered a story that tugs on the heartstrings and celebrates the gift of Christmas wishes. I plan to read more of this series.
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Harper Evans and Logan Rivers both have trust issues, but they both find themselves in need of help- she needs a job and he needs a housekeeper after the last few women that he hired were more interested in getting into his pants then cleaning them. Although this is the 3rd in the series, it can be read as a stand alone.

The only people Harper Evans could ever count on, were her husband Michael and her paternal grandmother. After Michael was killed in an accident, Harper and their son Floyd, went to live with Nana. Nana took care of Floyd, while Harper worked, but after Nana died, without any after school care, Harper had to stay home, lost her job and couldn't find another. Since Harper had always been good with numbers, her mother approached her to help with an accounting job that she had. But her mother was embezzling and before Harper figured it out and had time to rectify the situation, they were both arrested. While she was only an accessory to the crime, not be able to afford a lawyer, she was defended by a court assigned public defender, who didn't defend her enough to keep her out of jail. With no one else to turn to, Harper was forced to call her mother-in-law, Judith, to come get Floyd. Three months later, Harper has been released and come from Kansas to Creedence, Colorado to get back her son, but Judith does everything she can to keep them apart.

Cowboy Logan Rivers was diagnosed with dyslexia when he was a child, but his mother, who began to hate the life on the ranch, lost her patience with all the work involved with the ranch and her son and left her children and husband. She was later killed in an accident. Despite women throwing themselves at him, he doesn't believe that any woman will stay and therefore is surprised by his attraction to Harper, who comes to work for him. She has already told him that she is only there temporarily, but is too afraid to tell him why. They try to fight the chemistry between them, but eventually give in. Will they overcome their fears or let their past prevent them from finding love?

Engaging characters and snappy banter make this an entertaining read. I read an ARC provided by This is my unbiased and voluntary review.
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This is a voluntary review of an advanced copy.

Whew, Logan and Harper were so great together but her background was going to be a problem!  Add in the “evil” grandmother and you have an intriguing story as Harper works to get her son back and tries to not fall for Logan.

There were parts of this story that were so touching and I almost cried about the mama cat at the end!  Trying not to give away and plotlines as this story was such an inspirational story.

I hope that we see more with these characters as I want to know what happens with Bryn and Zane!
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Logan Rivers had a problem.  He needed a housekeeper and the ones applying wanted more than just to clean his house and make his meals.  He didn't want any complications, especially after he fired the last housekeeper because she wasn't interested in housekeeping, at all. Then he met Harper Evans who needed a job and didn't have the least bit of romantic interest in Logan.  

Harper wanted to get her son back and she needed a job in order to save the money needed to provide her son with a stable home.  Logan gave her the opportunity and she wasn't going to mess that up even though she really liked what she saw in Logan.  

Logan couldn't get Harper out of his head.  She was funny, sarcastic, smart and very sexy.  He liked all of that but she wasn't here to stay.  She was planning to leave like every other woman had in his life.  He just didn't want to get something started to have her leave and break his heart.  Was it possible to get her to stay?  To choose him?  Was the possibility of something wonderful worth the risk to his heart?

I really, really loved this story. I wasn't impressed by the descriptive sex scenes because they had enough chemistry without the detailed account.  This story was about redemption, forgiveness, risk, romance and love.  The emotions of the characters was palpable and helped me identify with the character's stories and bring the story to life.  

I was given an arc copy of this book and I willingly offer my honest review.
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Jennie Marts lights it up with Wish Upon a Cowboy.  This touching book set in picturesque Montana - Logan Rivers doesn't trust easy after his Mom left and killed when he was a little boy. Harper has had a tough go at because of her Mom.  When truth comes to light these to try to find a way back to one another.
Excellent story line and characters.
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The perfect holiday read full of emotion, family, friends and finding love when you least expect it. Plus, plenty of Christmas activities that will warm your heart.

Harper has arrived in Creedence for one thing, to get her son back in her custody. Logan has a need for a housekeeper/cook really quick and Hunter is the perfect fit. No romantic interest is a must, but soon their banter and friendship will turn into so much more. Until Hunter's secret comes out and it might ruin everything.

This is a book that I could not put down. Logan and Hunter are a favorite couple of mine, loved their banter, sexual chemistry and how they helped each other out in their trust issues. There are so many laugh out moments, the marshmallow eating cow and the pie eating goat are the best.

This book is part of a series of hockey/cowboys but can be read as a stand alone, but then you will went to go back and read the rest of these hot guys!!
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Wish Upon a Cowboy
by Jennie Marts
384 pages 
Publisher Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication date : November 26, 2019
 Description : 
Hot on the ice and tall in the saddle...Rancher and hockey coach Logan Rivers' attempts to hire a housekeeper are hindered by women more interested in marriage than meal-planning. So when snarky Harper Evans arrives with zero romantic interest in him, he couldn't be happier. But as he gets to know her, he finds himself hungering for more than her cooking.Down-on-her-luck single mom Harper Evans came to Colorado with one goal: to find her son and bring him home. Temporary work for a local rancher seems perfect, but to keep the job she has to deny her feelings for the hot cowboy who's heating up her kitchen. Logan's secret learning disability has caused a financial mistake that could cost him everything. With the holidays approaching and a storm closing in, he and Harper have to save his ranch and fight for her son. But can Harper trust the cowboy who is offering her both a home―and his heart?
This is the fourth book in the Cowboys of Creedence series and my first time reading anything by this author. I have not read the previous books in this series and I was not lost at all. The author provides enough back story with all the characters that you pretty will know what's going on. The characters were very well developed and likeable.Logan and Harper easily drew me into their world as their bittersweet story had me cheering them on.  I fell in love with this beautiful heartwarming story from the very first page and instantly connected with Harper. She had me when  she was starving herself yet willing to pay for a little boy’s cheeseburger with the last of her money , knowing she could only afford a bowl of soup for herself. After everything she had been through she was always doing things for others ,all while fighting to get her son back. I just wanted to reach through the book and hug her. The story definitely kept me turning the pages all the way to the satisfying end. This would make a perfect Hallmark Christmas movie. 
Many thanks to the publisher , author , and netgalley for a ARC copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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