Between Heaven and Texas (A Too Much, Texas Novel #1) (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the A Too Much, Texas Novel series.

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In this luminous prequel to her beloved Cobbled Court Quilts series, New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick takes readers into the heart of a small Texas town and the soul of a woman who discovers her destiny there. . .

Welcome to Too Much--where the women are strong-willed and the men are handsome yet shiftless. Ever since Mary Dell Templeton and her twin sister Lydia Dale were children, their Aunt Velvet has warned them away from local boys. But it's well known that the females in Mary Dell's family have two traits in common--superior sewing skills and a fatal weakness for men.

While Lydia Dale grows up petite and pretty, Mary Dell just keeps growing. Tall, smart, and sassy, she is determined to one day turn her love of sewing into a business. Meanwhile, she'll settle for raising babies with her new husband, Donny. But that dream proves elusive too, until finally, Mary Dell gets the son she always wanted--a child as different as he is wonderful. And as Mary Dell is forced to reconsider what truly matters in her family and her marriage, she begins to piece together a life that, like the colorful quilts she creates, will prove vibrant, rich, and absolutely unforgettable. . .

Advance Praise For Marie Bostwick's Between Heaven And Texas

"Brilliant. . .the characters thunder with life right off the page and into your heart in this quintessential story of family, forgiveness, and nobility. I just adored every single page!" --Dorothea Benton Frank, New York Times bestselling author

"This book wrapped around my heart with all the love, warmth, and beauty of a favorite family quilt. I can't stop thinking about it! I'm in love with Mary Dell Templeton, and I'm in love with Too Much, Texas." --Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"A book that brims with laughter and laser-sharp insight." --Kristan Higgins, New York Times bestselling author

"With Texas-sized helpings of humor, charm, and sass, this tale will put you in a Lone Star state-of-mind!" --Lauren Lipton, author of Mating Rituals of the North American WASP

About the Author


Marie Bostwick was born and raised in the northwest. In the three decades since her marriage, Marie and her family have moved frequently, living in eight different states at eighteen different addresses. These experiences have given Marie a unique perspective that enables her to write about people from all walks of life and corners of the country with insight and authenticity. Marie currently resides in Portland, where she enjoys writing, spending time with family, gardening, collecting fabric, and stitching quilts. Visit her at www.mariebostwick.com.

Praise For…


“Marie Bostwick is my go-to author for feel-good novels. Her writing is always powerful, inspiring, and uplifting but with BETWEEN HEAVEN AND TEXAS Bostwick has surpassed herself. This book wrapped around my heart with all the love, warmth, and beauty of a favorite family quilt. I can’t stop thinking about it! I am in love with Mary Dell Templeton and I’m in love with Too Much, Texas. I want to go back – soon!” --Robyn Carr, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Virgin River Series

"A book that brims with laughter and laser-sharp insight." Kristan Higgins, New York Times bestselling author Marie's quotes“Marie Bostwick’s BETWEEN HEAVEN AND TEXAS is a brilliant story that left me hungry for more. The characters thunder with life right off the page and into your heart. It’s the quintessential story of family, forgiveness and nobility. I just adored every single page. Bravo, Ms. Bostwick! Now what’s next?”--Dorothea Benton Frank, New York Times Bestselling author of Porch Lights

"With Texas-sized helpings of humor, charm and sass, this tale will put you in a Lone Star State of mind!” --Lauren Lipton, author of Mating Rituals of the North American WASP

Product Details
ISBN: 9780758269294
ISBN-10: 0758269293
Publisher: Kensington
Publication Date: April 30th, 2013
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: A Too Much, Texas Novel

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