Thursday, October 1, 2015

Lyn Cote Reviews Winnie Grigg's The Proper Wife

Here's another excellent sweet romance for you!

The Proper WifeThe Proper Wife by Winnie Griggs
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This wasn't my first Winnie Griggs' Love Inspired Historical. Winnie appears to excel with stories where a free-spirited heroine meets an uptight hero or vice versa. This book is a story of the former romance. Sadie Lassiter is the free-spirited heroine and Eli Reynolds is the uptight hero.

Eli wants and thinks he needs to find a proper wife who will be a good step-aunt to the little sister in his care. And Sadie is not even on his long list much less his short list. She's too carefree and too casual and not the least interested in housekeeping.

Then a storm strands them together for a night and the gossips put their heads together. Eli's plans and Sadie's plans go out the window when Eli proposes marriage to avert scandal.

However, it seems that this marriage might be in God's plans for both of them.

A fun read with a delightful heroine who is a match for the very proper Mr. Reynolds!

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QUESTION: Do you like romance set in small towns? Why or why not?--Lyn


  1. I love Winnie- she's the nicest person and her books are awesome.

  2. I definitely like small town romances, especially in a series where the same characters show up over and over.

  3. I love story settings in small towns. I think it's the sense of community, having "over the back fence friends" We lived in a small town for 20 years and my son married the girl next door, literally. They started dating when he was 17, she 16. Before that she hung out at our house as one of a group of friends of our kids. The stuff of romance. :)

    1. I love that your son married the girl next door!