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Texas Roads by Cathy Bryant

July 27, 2015
Texas Roads
1st in the Miller's Creek Novel Series
Cathy Bryant
Christian Fiction
WordVessel Press
October 19, 2010


Description of the book

Can a cowboy turned mayor help a wealthy city girl in her quest to find home?

Dani Davis just wants a place to call home. With lovable-but-quirky town folks, quaint country charm, and loads of business potential, Miller’s Creek, Texas seems like the perfect place to start over…except for the cowboy who gives her a ride into town. She secretly finances renovations to the downtown area until malicious rumors and a devastating discovery propel her down a road she never expected to travel.

Steve Miller is determined to rescue his dying hometown. When vandals jeopardize the renovation, he can’t help but suspect Dani, whose strange behavior has become fodder for local gossips. Can Steve and Dani call a truce for a higher cause, and in the process help Dani recognize the true meaning of home?

If you enjoy Christian western romance with an inspirational message of finding true home, Texas Roads is a book you’ll love.

2009 American Christian Fiction Writers’ Genesis finalist

My review of Texas Roads 1st in the Miller Creek Novel Series

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I mean what is not to like. It’s a story that takes place in a small town in Texas. It has a handsome rancher a beautiful widow and a supporting cast of lovable characters. I guess since I’m from Texas I’m a little partial to stories that take place there. I also grew up in a small town and understand exactly how that scenario plays out.

I like the parallel between Dani searching for a place that feels like home and Mama Beth’s belief that all believers long for our eternal home in heaven. The story is a beautiful picture of a non believer’s journey on the road to salvation.

Poor Dani has suffered quite a bit heartache in her lifetime. She and her mother’s relationship is strained, her father died, she was served with divorce papers then the next day her husband and his girlfriend are killed an auto accident. I could totally understand her wanting to get run away and hide.

It is a delightful. clean, romance. Just enough suspense is thrown in to keep you wanting to turn the pages. I’m glad I’m a found this book a little late as there are five more books in this series and I don’t have to wait for the next one to come out.

About the author


Amazon best-selling author Cathy Bryant writes Christian fiction set in the heart of Texas. Her popular romance and romantic suspense novels take place in the fictional town of Miller’s Creek, where folks are friendly, the iced tea is sweet, and Mama Beth’s front porch beckons. Her debut novel, TEXAS ROADS, was a 2009 ACFW Genesis finalist and has been on the Amazon Best-Seller list. Since then five other stand-alone novels have been added to the series, one of which was a reader-nominated 2013 Grace Award nominee (PILGRIMAGE OF PROMISE). Readers have compared her work to that of Karen Kingsbury and Nicholas Sparks.

If you’d like to receive her free starter library–two bestselling novels, as well as a Bible study and a devotional–visit her website at

A native Texan, Cathy has written devotions for The Upper Room devotional magazine, two devotional books, and for online sites. She also has written two Bible studies that correspond with the spiritual themes of Miller’s Creek novels. In addition to her writing, she enjoys thrift store shopping, romping in the great outdoors, and spending time with her family.



About Terry Houchin

Hi, my name is Terry Houchin. I live on the on the Gulf Coast of Texas with my husband of thirty-eight years and our two dogs, Miley and Shadow. I have two grown sons and a grandson. I am a retired teacher who loves gardening and reading. I am currently working on writing a novel.