Vickie McDonough

Second Chance Brides

Second Chance Brides
Series: The Texas Boardinghouse Brides, Book 2

The Corbett brothers begin hosting socials for singles in Lookout, Texas, after they royally messed up a matchmaking scheme against their cousin. Shannon and Leah are the mail-order brides stranded in town without husbands. Will they each choose to marry for security, or can they hold out for true love?

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Fans of The Anonymous Bride, will feel for Shannon O’Neil and Leah Bennett who are stranded in Lookout, Texas, without husbands or future plans. Thankfully, the marshal has ordered the rascally Corbett brothers to pay for the women’s lodging at the boardinghouse, but will the brothers’ idea of hosting Saturday socials really bring these women the kind of loves they long for? Will Shannon choose to marry just for security? Will Leah reject love when the challenges mount?


Vickie McDonough has done a magnificent job in writing Second Chance Brides – Texas Boardinghouse Brides, Book 2. For those who may have missed the first books in the series never fear this book can easily stand to be read alone. Characters such as Shannon and Leah warm a reader”s heart, you hate to see the last page end for you know that you will have to say goodbye. I look forward to seeing the next installment in this highly addictive series.–Suzie Housley”Midwest Book Review” (11/23/2010)

This book was easy reading, and just the right mix of drama and laughter due not only to the difficult situation Shannon and Leah found themselves, but also because of the other mixture of characters they come across in their journey.I definitely recommend that you take the time to read this book. –Elaine McAfee (12/10/2010)

This is the second book in the Texas Boardinghouse Brides series, but the author quickly brings the new reader up to speed, and gives a sweet, heartwarming story with lovable characters. Readers will sympathize with Shannon and Leah and their desperation to improve their lives. Painting a descriptive picture of small-town life, this book is an easy escape into a historical setting.–Angie Howatt”RT Book Reviews” (08/11/2010)

This is a book I devoured and had so much fun reading. You’ll enjoy Vickie’s fun and memorable characters, along with a story that kept me entertained and thankful I live in this time period.
–Nora St. Laurent”” (01/31/2011)

I really enjoyed “Second Chance Brides” and can”t wait to read the next book in the series. If you enjoy sweet romances then I would highly recommend not just this book but this series.: )

–Angela Robinson”Never A Dull Moment” (01/18/2011)

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