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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (793 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lori Wilde Narrator: C. J. Critt Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jubilee, Texas Series Release Date: February 2013 ISBN: 9780062269010
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Ex-champion bull rider-turned-cutting-horse cowboy Joe Daniels isn't quite sure how he ended up sleeping in a horse trough wearing nothing but his Stetson and cowboy boots. But now he's wide-awake, and a citified woman is glaring down at him. His goal? Get rid of her ASAP. The obstacle? Fighting the attraction he feels toward the blond-haired filly with the big, vulnerable eyes.

When out-of-work wedding planner Mariah Callahan learns that her estranged father has left her a rundown ranch in Jubilee, she has no choice but to accept it. Her goal? Redeem her career by planning local weddings. The obstacle? One emotionally wounded, hard-living cowboy who stirs her guilt, her heartstrings, and her long-burned cowgirl roots . . .

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Lori Wilde has created a rich and wonderful story about the charm of small town life combined with the power and passion of first love. Delicious!”

    Robyn Carr, New York Times bestselling author

  • “The beginning of The Cowboy Takes a Bride is laugh-out-loud funny. Wilde hooked me immediately with her opening line…The humor continues throughout the story…Zippy dialogue, relatable characters, and a sweet, hard-won romance make The Cowboy Takes a Bride, the first installment in Wilde’s Jubilee series, a must-add to your reading list.”

    USA Today

  • “Wilde fills this series launch with fun repartee and tugs at the heartstrings…Her fans will be eager to visit Jubilee again.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A wonderful story…The ending will leave readers with the desire to make return visits to Jubilee, Texas.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brooke | 2/11/2014

    " This was some good fluff. Sex scenes were awful and it lacked something but I enjoyed the story. It wasn't the greatest but it was an easy read and I finished it in no time. The characters are both wounded souls and they spend more time arguing than in love but you know they are perfect for eachother so you're not worried about it. Enjoyable if you just need a break from any stress, even book related. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dottie | 2/2/2014

    " This first book of author Lori Wilde's new JUBILEE, TEXAS series is passionate, witty and emotion-packed. When Mariah arrives at the ranch her estranged father left her in his will, she finds a naked cowboy wearing only a Stetson, sitting in a goldplated trough. He doesn't remember how he got there, but he is determined not to follow up on the instant attraction between him and Mariah. He lost his wife two years ago and just lost his best friend Dutch, Mariah's father. He could not bear to lose anyone else that he cares about. All that Mariah wants is to be herself, have her own wedding planner business and find love. She cannot help her attraction to Joe. But men have always let her down. Is there a chance that she can find the forever after type of love with Joe? Definitely a delightful story, which will have you laughing at times and close to tears at others. Not to be missed! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Moey17 | 1/31/2014

    " Cute, quick read, some flaws, but a great hero and humorous moments mostly made up for them. I'll read the next in the series, Wilde writes solid romances. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Polly | 1/5/2014

    " Cute story! City girl goes back to her roots after her father passes away. Meets a damaged cowboy, sparks fly. It was fun watching them find their way to each other. It was fun watching our heroine realizing that she isn't such a city slicker herself. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Susy Bustillos | 12/15/2013

    " Cute story :-) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Diane | 9/13/2013

    " this was just a sweet book. both hero and heroine were scarred by events in their past, making it hard for them to trust enough to love again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maureen Hubley | 8/30/2013

    " It was a great book. It kept me reading all nite. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Zann | 6/29/2013

    " I don't ordinarily read Romance with a western setting but this one caught my eye and I liked it! Snappy dialogue too. It was fun. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda | 5/29/2013

    " Loved this book! Review to come "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carolynn Carey | 5/19/2013

    " I'm not usually a fan of Westerns, but this one was interesting and a lot of fun. I thoroughly enjoyed the characters. Very well done. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nicole Naranjo | 5/13/2013

    " Such a sweet story, loved it!! "

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About the Author
Author Lori Wilde

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lori Wilde has sold seventy-nine works of fiction to four major New York publishing houses. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas Christian University and a certificate in forensic nursing from Kaplan University. She is a member of the International Association of Forensic Nurses. Her first New York Times bestseller, the third book in her Twilight, Texas series, The First Love Cookie Club, has been optioned for a television movie. The town of Granbury, Texas, upon which her fictional town of Twilight, Texas, is loosely based, honors Lori with an annual Twilight, Texas, weekend each Christmas.

About the Narrator

C. J. Critt is a veteran of Broadway, regional theater, poetry slams, and solo shows. Hailed “Spoken Word Queen” by the Dallas Observer, Critt is a produced writer-director, an Audie nominee, and a CableACE Award winner.