"Delight" - Montana Wedding by Cari Lynn Webb - Excerpt
"Five sisters, five stories and five fantastic authors that created this amazing series." —Goodreads review
Can a fake date
Become the real deal?
Triplet Georgie Harrison will do anything to keep her family—including her newfound Blackwell relatives—from worrying about her. Which is exactly why she’s enlisted way-too-charming rodeo cowboy Zach Evans to be her fake boyfriend for her sister’s Montana ranch wedding. The problem is that Georgie’s not just tempted to fall for her own ruse…she’s also falling hard for the roguish cowboy she can never have.
The Blackwell Sisters
Book 1: Montana Welcome by Melinda Curtis
Book 2: Montana Wishes by Amy Vastine
Book 3: Montana Dreams by Anna J. Stewart
Book 4: Montana Match by Carol Ross
Book 5: Montana Wedding by Cari Lynn Webb
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MY BOYFRIEND. GEORGIE just jumped in with both feet. Never mind that the last time she’d jumped in with both feet had been at summer camp in seventh grade. And she had ended up with a concussion and a broken arm. She strained to find her most convincing smile.
Beside her, Zach wheezed as if he choked on air. “Pleasure to meet you all.”
She was going to owe him. Big-time.
“We’re pleased to welcome you to our home.” Dorothy clasped her hands together. “Let’s get your things inside and get you two settled.”
“Zach, I’m not sure if Georgie explained that the guest cabins and the main guest lodge have been winterized,” Lily said, unaware that Georgie hadn’t explained anything. “Hadley and Ty Blackwell manage the guest ranch. They like to save on electric and utilities by closing down the guest cabins and rooms while it’s only our family at the ranch.”
“Simon and I are in Lily’s former one-bedroom cabin. It’s the only one not closed for the winter.” Fiona’s words tumbled out in an excited rush. “But you two will have your own suite, with a bathroom and sitting room, here at Grandma Dot and Big E’s private home.”
“That’s generous.” Again, Zach sounded winded, like he still hadn’t recovered from his air hiccup. Or Georgie’s outburst.
Georgie wrapped her arm around Zach’s waist and searched for balance.
“I’ll show you to your room. Zach can get your things later.” Dorothy led the way into her house. “Then I have to get my sewing supplies together. Georgie, we need to get you fitted for your bridesmaid dress before dinner.”
“Grandma Dot is our seamstress.” Lily beamed from the entryway. “Fee and I need to run to Hadley’s to pick up the faux fur stoles she found for all of you. We’ll be right back for Georgie’s fitting.”
“Be careful, you two.” Dorothy closed the thick oak door. “Come in. Come in. Help yourself to anything in the kitchen.”
Georgie would race in there right now if she thought the pantry held the answers to what she should do next. The truth wound around her, ready to be spilled. Grandmother. Dorothy. It’s not what...
“We want you to feel right at home.” Dorothy led them into the great room.
A stone fireplace dominated one wall. Monogrammed stockings hung from the mantel, while lights twinkled in the lush holly-berry garland and wreath above it. Windows extended from the first floor up into the second story toward the vaulted ceiling and framed the snow-covered forest and frozen creek outside.
A Christmas tree joined the kitchen and great room. A pie and holiday cookies waited on the granite countertops. Candles burned on the island. Vanilla and cinnamon scented the air. Fleece blankets and throw pillows, announcing joy and glad tidings, covered the oversized couch and love seat. The padded bar stools around the island invited guests to sit and stay for a while.
Georgie felt instantly warm and welcomed inside Dorothy’s home. And ready now to confess. “Thank you for letting us stay here.”
“You’re family and will always have a place here,” Dorothy said.
Maybe not. Not once her grandmother learned the truth about their deception. Speak now or forever hold your peace. Zach wasn’t Georgie’s groom, only a fake wedding date.
Excerpt Copyright © Cari Lynn Webb. Shared with permission for the blog tour.
Cari Lynn Webb lives in South Carolina with her husband, daughters and assorted four-legged family members. She's been blessed to see the power of true love in her grandparent's 70 year marriage and her parent's marriage of over 50 years. She knows love isn't always sweet and perfect, it can be challenging, complicated and risky. But she believes happily-ever-afters are worth fighting for. She loves to connect with readers. Visit her at her website.
Learn more at carilynnwebb.com
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 1, 2020
Series: The Blackwell Sisters, Book 5
Content Note: 2 Hearts
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