Wednesday, April 16, 2014

PUYP Blog Tour + Review + Giveaway: Resisting the Rancher by Roxanne Snopek

Book Title: Resisting the Rancher
Series: Three River Ranch #4
Author: Roxanne Snopek
Release Date: 4/14/14
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Book Synopsis:  
Country veterinarian Celia Gamble is in trouble. A misunderstanding from her past is rearing its ugly head and the only person she can turn to is Jonah Clarke—her family’s lawyer and, as it turns out, her brother Zach’s best friend and her childhood crush. She always wanted Jonah to see her as a bona fide woman, but as a woman who’s being wrongfully blackmailed for seducing a married man? Not on her life.

Jonah is happy to help little CeeCee Gamble, if only she’d come clean about why she’s being blackmailed. But with Zach’s wedding on the horizon and Zach’s fashionista fiancĂ©e Desiree giving CeeCee a makeover, the little duckling Jonah remembers is turning into a definite swan. And the unwritten law on sisters is clear—hands off. Jonah must resist Celia or lose the only true family he’s ever known.

My Thoughts:

I have to say that I enjoyed reading Resisting the Rancher, then again I have enjoyed every Three River Ranch book. This time we are hanging out with Zach's little sister Celia. Basically, everyone in the story still sees Celia as little CeeCee and they don't realize that she's all grown up. As hard as she tries to prove everyone wrong. Well, she finds herself in a pickle, because what happen while at school. Her past has followed her back to her hometown. She calls on the help of Jonah. Now she's been in love with Jonah forever and she would love him to see that she's more than the little. Of course he does, but he's kind of afraid to lose his surrogate family and best friend. 

What I really enjoyed about the story is how Jonah starts to see his best friend's sister in a whole new light. Of course, his fears play a huge roll and whether he should conquer or retreat. I love Celia and how she proves she's more than a little sister. I adore Desiree for helping Celia to find her self-confidence. Like all Bliss books it has a sweet story, and a happy ending. I'm just glad Jonah came to his senses. 

Favorite Line:
"Love doesn't come with the risk of pain. It carries a guarantee of pain. Of course, you'll hurt each other. Then you'll force each other to change and grow into better people. You'll become stronger, and more vulnerable at the same time."
Copy provided by the publisher


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Author Bio:
Roxanne Snopek has been writing professionally for more than two decades and her work has appeared in publications varying from The Vancouver Sun and Reader’s Digest to newsletters for Duke, Cornell and Tufts Universities. She’s done corporate copywriting on topics ranging from pet food for Iams/Eukanuba, to employee profiles for VersaCold to air-conditioner maintenance for Home Depot. (That’s right. Air conditioner maintenance.)
But she’s also had a bunch of other stuff published, including one mystery novel, a couple of literary short stories and a non-fiction series. One summer, she wrote video game dialogue and narrative for Silicon Sisters Interactive, a project that combined her two favourite genres – mystery and romance – with the world of casual gaming.
In 2012 she sold her first romance novel to Entangled Publishing. THREE RIVER RANCH made the Barnes & Noble Top Ten list, The Amazon Top 100 list and is now the foundation of a multi-book series. Recently, the first three books sold to France.
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  1. What a cute book. I'm looking forward to reading it.

    Marcy Shuler

  2. Thank you, Marcy! Let me know what you think; I live for reader feedback! ;)