Author: Sarah Williams
Title: The Brothers of Brigadier Station
Genre(s): Romance; Western; Contemporary
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Review: This story is incredibly charming and such a fun romantic read. I love how Meghan seeks out a simple life in the country as opposed to the city life that our generation tends to lean towards. Her character really appreciates the outback and what the outdoors can do for the soul. I think the dynamic between Meghan and Lachie is interesting and I see how he was her connection to getting the life she always wanted. But the story didn't really become engaging until Darcy (Lachie's younger brother) came into the picture. The description of his rugged looks and laid back demeanor made my own heart melt! I enjoyed reading how their relationship blossomed into a beautiful and honest friendship. The men's mother also played an important role for Meghan and their relationship warmed the story further. I think the idea of a women falling in love with her betrothed's brother is intriguing and taboo, which made some moments nerve racking. But the respect that Meghan and Darcy had for Lachie showed the genuineness of the characters and it made me fall even more in love with them. I recommend this novel to anyone looking for a heart warming southern romance.
Book Description: "She came to the outback to marry the love of her life. She just didn't expect him to be her fiancé's younger brother. When Meghan Flanagan, a vet-nurse from Townsville, moves to Brigadier Station in outback Queensland to marry the man of her dreams, she is shocked to discover that perhaps her fiancé isn’t the man she wants waiting for her at the altar. The man she's destined to marry, just might be his younger brother. Cautious of women after a disastrous past relationship, Darcy is happy living on his beloved cattle station, spending his spare time riding horses, going to rodeos and campdrafting. He didn't expect the perfect woman to show up on his doorstep. Engaged to his brother. With the wedding only hours away, Meghan must make the decision of a lifetime. But, her betrayal could tear the family apart. She knows all too well the pain of losing loved ones and being alone. Now that she has the family she so desperately wants; will she risk losing it all? Set in the drought stricken plains of Julia Creek, North Queensland and the coastal city of Townsville this is a rural romance that will leave you asking: Will she marry the right man, for the right reasons?"