Publisher: HQN Books
Publication Date: January 27, 2015
Origins: From Publicist for Review
Synopsis: The women of Bliss County have a pact—to find husbands. The right husbands.
One already has: Hadleigh Stevens, who married rancher Tripp Galloway a few months ago. Now Melody Nolan thinks it's her turn. Melody has recently found success as a jewelry designer, and her work is the focus of her life. She's not exactly unhappy, but she wants more. She's always been attracted to Spence Hogan, the local chief of police, but she's convinced that Spence, a notorious charmer, isn't what you'd call husband material.
Spence is a good cop who isn't scared of anything—except love. And he's done everything he can to preserve his reputation as a womanizer—a reputation that keeps marriage-minded women, including Melody, at bay. And yet…there's something about Melody he can't forget. Something his heart can't ignore.
Series: The Brides of Bliss County series
Review: After one of Melody Nolan’s best friends ties the knot with the man of her dreams, Melody knows she wants her happily-ever-after. Unfortunately, there’s only one man who fulfills all Melody desires – Chief of Police Spence Hogan, the man who broke Melody’s heart many years ago. When Spence expresses a desire to get back together, Melody’s not ready to trust Spence again with her heart or anything else. However, there is something about Melody which Spence can’t ignore and he realizes he’d do anything to have her back in his arms and in his bed. THE MARRIAGE CHARM is my favorite of The Brides of Bliss County series so far. I loved the interplay between Spence and Melody and their passion, whether bickering or bantering. The characters are well-developed and believable. THE MARRIAGE CHARM is a beautifully fun romance novel with delicious heat.