While chatting online with Lucas, Natalie fails to mention that she’s pregnant with Drew’s child. Lucas returns to his family ranch to discover Natalie filling in for the injured housekeeper; meanwhile, Lucas’s father, grandfather, ranch hand, and an assortment of local animals are thoroughly smitten with baby Joshua, Natalie and Drew’s son. You can stay out here and freeze to death if you want, Lucas. He opened the gate and set the puppies down inside the chain-link fence, where they made a beeline toward the hole they'd dug.The few conflicts are low-key; Brown focuses on falling in love and the ripple effect it can bring to a family or community, plus there’s a hint of a holiday miracle. The way you are acting, I don't reckon it'll be much warmer in the house when you get there anyway," she said. One by one they scampered out of the pen and into the yard and ran helter-skelter back to the dead coyote.Book 2 of Cowboys & Brides From New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a contemporary Western romance filled to the brim with sexy cowboys, gutsy heroines, and genuine down-home Texas twang.'Tis the season for...• A pistol-totin' woman who's no angel• A tough Book 2 of Cowboys & Brides From New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a contemporary Western romance filled to the brim with sexy cowboys, gutsy heroines, and genuine down-home Texas twang.'Tis the season for...• A pistol-totin' woman who's no angel• A tough cowboy who doesn't believe in miracles• Love that warms the coldest nights After a year in Kuwait, Lucas Allen can't wait to get back to his ranch for Christmas and meet his gorgeous Internet pal in person. Fans of Linda Lael Miller and Diana Palmer will thrill to this charming story of a Texas cowboy military veteran, the woman of his dreams..the secret baby that binds them together.When he pulls in, there's Natalie Clark right in his front yard with a pink pistol in her hand and a dead coyote at her feet. Cowboys & Brides Series: (Book 4)Praise for Bestselling Contemporary Western Romances by Carolyn Brown: "Carolyn Brown created some handsome, hunkified, HOT cowboys!I later found out he also had a makeshift washing machine in his bathtub.I guess it was cool, but I felt like I was going out with that little inventor kid, Data, from The Goonies." "I'd been on two dates with this guy when he started telling me how much he wanted to make me dinner on our third date. Well, the whole next week he sent me pictures of all the meals he'd prepared for himself. I nearly got diarrhea just from looking at the pics. I feel bad, but I was just worried I'd get stuck all the way out in his neighborhood without a bottle of Imodium A-D." "I got puked on. It was this dude, Lorenzo, who was a real tough guy from Queens.He had tools and screws and pieces of wood lying around everywhere. The next morning at 5 am, I woke up with a bright light shining in my face.
At the same time, the under-35s were more likely to know someone who had been on a date or had a long-term relationship with someone they met through online dating.
It found that one in five of those who have used dating sites to find their perfect partner have gone on to marry someone they met over the web.
The study, by consumer group , also revealed that more than half of the 1,504 people questioned had been on a date with someone they met in cyberspace.
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