Matthew

Matthew It is a vast spread in the eastern wilds of the newly independent Republic of Texas the ranch their parents fought for d died for To the eight Graham siblings no matter how much hard work or hard lo

  • Title: Matthew
  • Author: Emma Lang
  • ISBN: 9780758269041
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Paperback
  • It is a vast spread in the eastern wilds of the newly independent Republic of Texas, the ranch their parents fought for d died for To the eight Graham siblings, no matter how much hard work or hard love it takes, life is unthinkable without.In the wake of his parents murder, Matthew Graham must take the reins at the Circle Eight He also needs to find a wife inIt is a vast spread in the eastern wilds of the newly independent Republic of Texas, the ranch their parents fought for d died for To the eight Graham siblings, no matter how much hard work or hard love it takes, life is unthinkable without.In the wake of his parents murder, Matthew Graham must take the reins at the Circle Eight He also needs to find a wife in just thirty days, or risk losing it all Plain but practical, Hannah Foley seems the perfect bride for him.until after the wedding night Their marriage may make all the sense in the world, but neither one anticipates the jealousies that will result, the treacherous danger they re walking into, or the wildfire of attraction that will sweep over them, changing their lives forever.

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    1. I was looking for something different when I decided to check out this historical romance written with a Western feel to it. The story takes place on the Circle Eight ranch where the Graham family live. Unfortunately, this family has been through much grief in the last little bit. Their parents were murdered, and their youngest brother was kidnappedne of the siblings know why this has happened, nor do they have any clue on the where abouts of their kid brother.Matthew Graham is the oldest of the [...]

    2. Spoiler Ahead This was a pretty good book. Matthew Graham and his siblings come home from an outing in town to find their parents murdered and their youngest brother, Benjamin missing. All the hopes that their parents had for expanding the Graham family's holdings may be dashed with this awful event. Matthew, the eldest at 25 finds himself in the precarious position as head of the family, and he wants to continue what his parents had set out to do. Matthew travels to Houston to claim a land gran [...]

    3. Twenty-five year old Matthew Graham's life has just been turned upside down. After the murder of his parents and the kidnapping of his baby brother Benji, he is left to take care of his six brothers and sisters as well as the Circle Eight the family ranch in the Republic of Texas. Before his parents were murdered his father had intended to claim four thousand more acres that the Republic of Texas was offering. When Matthew decides to go ahead with his father's plans he learns that he needs a wif [...]

    4. Posted on Romancing the Book's blogReviewed by~IveReview Copy Provided by~the PublisherI fell in love with Matthew in chapter one, the way he stepped up and took control of the family after the tragic murder of his parents and kidnapping of his youngest brother. I also enjoyed the fact that the author showed his vulnerability and let the readers see that even the toughest man can be brought down to his knees. Hannah is just as lively and just as vulnerable but with a quick wit that will makes yo [...]

    5. Holy Mother Mosesis rough around the edges cowboy is hot as hell. I really liked his character. A lot. I cannot get enough of these men. Great start to a fantastic series!

    6. This was a nice read for me. I loved Hannah! The girls in this series are strong and that has me happy to continue the series. And of course the hot cowboys are great too;)

    7. This review was posted at Under the CoversI'm not sure what I was expecting when I started reading Matthew, but I sure wasn't expecting Matthew to be such a perfect man, who could make me fall in love with him almost instantly! After his parents are murdered in their own home and their little baby brother is kidnapped, Matthew is now the head of the family and has to look out for the best interest of the rest of his siblings (which are many!). He can get land from the government to expand their [...]

    8. 3.5 starsThere were some spots where I rolled my eyes because Hannah and Matt acted more like they were 14 or 15 rather than 20 and 25. Once I got over that, it was a pretty good story. Matt's horrible sister redeemed herself and I'm actually looking forward to her book :)

    9. 4.5 out of 5 stars.The Graham family has gone through a terrible tragedy. Their parents were murdered and their youngest brother is missing as a result of the same attack. Now Matthew, the oldest, has taken on the responsibility of raising his siblings and becoming the head of the family. Thus begins the Graham sibling's saga. For Matthew, one of the ways he can honor his parents is to continue on with their wishes – including expanding their farm by taking advantage of a land claim. He travel [...]

    10. When his parents are murdered and his youngest brother is kidnapped, Matthew Graham, the hero of "Matthew" by Emma Lang, becomes responsible for his remaining six brothers and sisters. At the age of twenty five, he is the oldest, and he becomes a "patriarch" and must care for his family and see to the running of their ranch. The Graham siblings fuss and fight like most families do, but they all agree that Matt must apply for the land grant that their father had coveted in order to increase their [...]

    11. Matthew Graham and his siblings come home from an outing in town to find their parents murdered and their youngest brother, Benjamin missing. All the hopes that their parents had for expanding the Graham family's holdings may be dashed with this awful event. Matthew, the eldest at 25 finds himself in the precarious position as head of the family, and he wants to continue what his parents had set out to do.Matthew travels to Houston to claim a land grant which will expand the acreage on the Graha [...]

    12. It's only been a few weeks since someone killed Matthew Graham's parents and kidnapped his youngest brother. But now he is the head of the family, doing his best to run the family ranch and raise his brood of brothers and sisters. One of the tasks that has fallen to him is a trip to Houston to claim some extra acreage his father was planning to use to expand their property. But when he arrives, Matthew is stunned to find that he must be married to get the land for his family. In a moment of weak [...]

    13. "Read" is misleading here, because I didn't finish the book. I tried, but eventually the shallow point of view and retreading of the same internal angst by both hero and heroine became too irritating. The author's skill at portraying a character's internal turmoil on the first pass left me feeling bludgeoned with the obvious every time Matthew or Hannah restated their core issues in lengthy internalizations.In addition, one or the other seemed forever to be feeling or seeing or smelling or knowi [...]

    14. Emma Lang's historical western romance is sad in the ways of children loosing their parents and a sibling. Matthew Graham is trying to go on after the deaths of his parents and loss of a younger brother. He goes to fulfill his dad's wishes of gaining more land, but doesn't know until he gets to the land office that he needs a wife. So he invents one. Little does he know, there is a woman in town who has the name he needs. He offers to marry her and tells her why. But as time goes on and Hannah l [...]

    15. The storyline has potential but the book was poorly written. The author bounces between character perspectives with any breaks. Places in the book that should transition appear as one paragraph right after the other. The sex sciences were uncomfortably written with words like: shaft and nub. I will not read any more works by this author. I would not recommend the book.

    16. smexybooks/2012/03/review-Matthew Graham is the eldest of eight children. The world as he knows it is met with unexpected tragedy when his parents are murdered and his youngest sibling, Benjamin, is kidnapped and also presumed dead. He has no choice but to take over as head of the family and raise his younger brothers and sisters. He does it without question and he’s doing the best he can. When he learns that his father had started the process of gaining additional land due to a Texas land gra [...]

    17. Emma Lang has done it again! MATTHEW, the first book in her new series ‘The Circle Eight', is a fantastic novel with plenty of sex appeal! It's a must have for fans of historical westerns with plenty of spice.Life has been extremely difficult for Matthew Graham lately. His parents were brutally murdered and his youngest brother abducted. Suddenly all responsibility fell to his shoulders, caring for the ranch and his brothers and sisters. When he decided to finalize the land grant his father wa [...]

    18. 4.5 StarsMatthew just painted himself into a corner and needs a wife in thirty days. It’s time to get busy on the Circle Eight.Matthew is the eldest of the eight Graham children, and after the murder of his parents and his youngest brother going missing, he is in no way ready for a wife. But life goes on. He has six other siblings he needs to take care of and that includes expanding their holdings for the future. Problem is, when he went to sign papers on a land grant his father was securing b [...]

    19. This is the first historical western I have read in a long time so i was really excited to have the opportunity to read this book. I have never read a Emma Lang book before but i have seen them and have wanted to read them. Her covers always look so good that they peak my interest. Someone is definitely doing a good job there with Matthew's cover. This series starts out when the oldest Graham sibling Matthew at age 27 suddenly finds himself as a parent to 6 of his younger siblings with the baby [...]

    20. This was a quick fun read. I was not looking for something super deep, and this wasn't it. The surprises were quite predictable. But that doesn't mean I didn't enjoy it. I wanted a Western and this is exactly the answer to that. The StoryMatthew is raising his six siblings after the murder of their parents and the abduction of the youngest. While all Matthew wants to do is find his brother and enact revenge, he realizes that he needs to keep the ranch going to support the rest of his family. Thi [...]

    21. In Circle Eight Matthew by Emma Lang Matthews parents were both murdered on their farm and Matthew's youngest brother disappeared. Since Matt is the oldest his is now in charge of taking care of the whole family. His farther wanted to expand there ranch before he died so Matt had decided that this was best for the family. But in order for this to happen he ended up lying to the grant office saying he had a wife and on top of that they wanted her name so he said Hannah but he also had to prove th [...]

    22. 4,5 starsI won this from chat with Beth Williamson at .Thank you! She even not hesitant to send the paperback version, even I live outside USA. How very kind of her :')BTW, its not affect my rating for this book. MATTHEW indeed is a good read. I don't know that this one can considered as historical romance, since its happen at 1836. In Antebellum era, precisely after the Civil War. Its doesn't feel like historical romance either (that full of lord, lady, and ball), but maybe because Matthew took [...]

    23. 3.5 StarsI wasn't sure what to expect with this book. And I'm still scratching my head over it. Emma Lang also writes under the name Beth Williamson. I have read her book, Unbridled, which I truly enjoyed. But Matthew left me feeling a bit unsure if I would contine to read this series. Granted, I typically don't read historicals, but because this was Beth Williamson, I decided to give it a try. Matthew is the oldest of eight children, and lives on a ranch in Texas- early 1800's. After the unexpe [...]

    24. You can read this review and others at Forever Book Lover.This is the first book in an exciting new series, about the Graham siblings. This book pulled my heartstrings right from the start.The siblings return home to a devastating tragedy and their whole world changes in one afternoon. Matthew is the oldest of the Graham's siblings, his heart ached at being thrusted into the role of parent at such a young age, but his family was everything to him. He must marry to be able to claim the acreages t [...]

    25. Matthew Graham, the oldest of eight siblings, has inherited the running of his family’s ranch after he discovers his parents murdered and his youngest brother missing. Because of a loop hole in the processing of a new land grant, Matt’s required to marry within 30 days and he hopes he finds the solution to his problem in Hannah Foley. Hannah is a plain young woman, fully on the shelf, with no future prospects but content with her life working at her grandmother’s bed and breakfast. When Ma [...]

    26. This was a pretty good story. I look forward to reading the rest of the series.So why not 4 or 5 stars? Mainly, the hero was just not that swoon worthy to me. He was a good guy, a hard worker, and I'm glad the heroine married him. But he just wasn't that devoted to her. He kept fighting his attraction to her until the end when he finally realized what he had. I guess I just like to read heroes that are a little bit more.well, heroic.Now Hannah was a Kick-A heroine; no complaints there. But she c [...]

    27. Matthew Graham is stuck between a rock and a hard place. His parents have been murdered, his five-year-old brother is missing and if he doesn’t go to Houston and claim the 4,000 acres his dad was going to claim the family of eight will lose it and only have the 600 acres to survive on. So, 25-year-old Matt goes to Houston to claim the land only to find out he needs to be married. He says he is, but his wife Hannah stayed home to watch his younger brothers and sisters. He now has 30 days to bri [...]

    28. Years ago I read historical romances and got bored because they became formula (and the same formula everytime!) so I was reluctant to read historicals again! However, having now read Beth Williamson, Caroline Linden, Emma Wildes and now Emma Lang, who are all among my favorite authors, I'm glad I did not hold onto that opinion!What I LOVE about Emma Lang historicals (and feel the same about Beth Williamson/Caroline Linden/Emma Wildes) is that both male and female leads are strong but with vulne [...]

    29. MATTHEW by Emma Lang is an exciting western historical romance set in 1836 Texas, It is Book 1 in the "Circle Eight" series. It is the story of Matthew Graham,a handsome,sexy rancher who has eight siblings,his parents where murdered and he needs a wife to claim a land grant. And Hannah Foley,is a plain Jane,practical,living with her grandmother,running their boardinghouse and would love to marry. Enter Matthew,Hannah is the perfect wife for him or so he thought. This is a story of danger,romance [...]

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