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4.17 out of 54.17 out of 54.17 out of 54.17 out of 54.17 out of 5 4.17 (18 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Karen Witemeyer Narrator: Pilar Witherspoon Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2012 ISBN: 9781464048821
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RITA Award finalist Karen Witemeyer pens heartwarming historical romances that lift the spirit and the soul. Short-Straw Bride finds Meredith Hayes struggling to let go of her childhood crush on Travis Archer—the strapping young lad who saved her as a little girl. With a sensible proposal from the eligible Roy Mitchell on the table, it’s time for her to move on. But when Meredith overhears a plot to drive Travis and his brothers off their coveted land, she has no choice but to intervene. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The story seems a bit clichéd at first, but with plenty of details, along with a skillful writing style, it is a page-turner. It is refreshing to see the main characters in this story as Christians from the start and how they turn to faith to deal with their troubles and blessings.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Deyanne | 2/16/2014

    " Wholesome adolescent read. True love prevails over the "bad guys". "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Donna | 2/15/2014

    " Short Straw Bride has been a wonderful read. It grabbed me right away, and kept me anxious for the next page to the end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Evelynn | 2/11/2014

    " Really liked it, but was disappointed that Witemeyer didn't use a Bible name for the main man, even though she had a reason for it. Can't wait for the next book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Susan | 1/25/2014

    " This was a great book to read! I will look for more from Karen Witemeyer! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cookiemonster143 | 1/10/2014

    " Really cute book that's meant for an older teen audience, but beautifully written with the innocence of the characters. I also love the fact that the author doesn't throw out swear words like they're going out of style, but uses other methods to exhibit the characters frustrations and misunderstanding. Loved this book, and I can't wait to read another of Karen Witemeyer's novels "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danielle | 1/7/2014

    " I enjoyed the book, if the book doesn't grab me within 10 mins I won't read it. This book was easily readable and I enjoyed it, and the characters. Its not a hardcore romance with a lot of sex scenes but it was a sweet romance. The main male character was charming and his brothers characters were cool. I recommend it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Aimee | 12/28/2013

    " I really enjoyed this one. It was just the kind of book I was looking for yesterday. It was fun and romantic with a bit of tense action. The kisses were good. ;) Christian fiction. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 11/25/2013

    " Amazing! Can't wait to read more by this author! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 11/25/2013

    " I thought this book was way cute!!!! I liked the fact that the recluse brothers wernt freaky weired but normal and very likeable. Loved the characters and enough adventure to make it fun. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Juli Anna | 11/10/2013

    " This book was great I enjoyed both Travis and Meredith and the action scene towards the end. What really inspired was the lesson when we lock people out we become self contained and unable to reach out to others also. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Heather Rae | 7/14/2013

    " This was my first novel by Karen Witemeyer. It was a cute and fun read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Becky | 6/30/2013

    " Definitely her best book yet!!! This book was so, so, so, so, SO giddy-making! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Robbin | 6/21/2013

    " Oh my gosh so worth the wait I love her books! I know this one just came out today but I want the next one right now please! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angie (Bibliophile Support Group) | 4/6/2013

    " I enjoyed this, but didn't love it like I did To Win Her Heart. To see my full opinion, look for my review on the Bibliophile Support Group on August 31st! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melissa T | 3/16/2013

    " Dare I give this 4 stars? For it's genre, it was great. It was delightful, and oh, so romantic. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jennifer Choate | 2/3/2013

    " love these ahhh books...this had a little action in it too..loved it "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cynthiakay | 9/30/2012

    " Very good book....loved the characters...excited for the rest of this series... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joanie | 9/19/2012

    " This is my first book by author Karen Witemeyer. Sure I will be reading more of her books. Short-Straw Bride is a great read with characters that draw you in from the first pages of the book. Did not want to put it down. A faith inspired romance that is a must read. "

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About the Author
Author Karen Witemeyer

Karen Witemeyer is a bestselling historical romance author who believes the world needs more happily-ever-afters. She holds a master’s degree in psychology from Abilene Christian University and is a member of ACFW, RWA, and her local writers’ guild. She lives with her husband and three children in Abilene, Texas.

About the Narrator

Pilar Witherspoon is an actress known for her role in the sci-fi short Warlord and guest appearances on Law & Order and Law & Order: SVU.