The Substitute Wife Reached 500 Reviews on Amazon!

2018 WINNER: Heart of The West Great Beginnings Contest -Historical Romance
2019 WINNER: CRW The Beverley Contest – Historical Romance
2019 WINNER: RONE Awards, InD’Tale Magazine – Historical Romance
2019 FINALIST: International Digital Awards (IDA) Contest – Historical Romance

Char & Cheryl, aka: CiCi Cordelia, is thrilled that their award-winning novel, THE SUBSTITUTE WIFE, book one in The Brides of Little Creede series, has reached 500 reviews on Amazon.

What a bright spot in an otherwise crappy year! Little did we know when we began this series, how readers would embrace it and become so invested in the heroes, heroines, shady bad guys, and townspeople making up our fictional Little Creede and its surrounding towns. It’s made researching the nineteenth century and the silver mining frenzy a real joy, not to mention it has forever changed the way CiCi writes, incorporating the best of its two puppeteers. ::grin::

We’ll share just a few of our favorite reviews:

RT BOOK REVIEWS: “CiCi Cordelia proves that two are better than one. This BFF writing duo — composed of authors Char Chaffin and Cheryl Yeko — make a totally swoony splash in this historical western. The novel embodies love, duty and American history. Fans of historical romances are in for a night of binge reading. Set in the new state of Colorado, we have two people destined for love and are given the opportunity for happiness — even if they don’t know what to do with it. Talk about irresistible! . . .” India Caedmon, RT Book Reviews

UNCAGED MAGAZINE: “Over the course of this story, we see the love story unfold, the patience of Harrison as he gives Retta time to trust, and Retta for her courage of agreeing to marry a man she never met. I felt like I was sitting in a rocking chair in front of a general store, watching it all unfold . . . Historical western lovers will enjoy this one.” Cyrene Olson, Uncaged Magazine

IND’TALE MAGAZINE: “The Substitute Wife” has a unique, enthralling storyline . . . The author does a great job describing the historical setting and the side characters in it as well. All of them come across as authentic and believable, given the setting. Readers who enjoy historical westerns with a slow-burn romance will love this book!” Majanka Verstraete, InD’Tale Magazine

NIGHT OWL ROMANCE: “. . . The author did a very good job bringing me into the world of cutthroats, ranchers, bordellos and the hard life it is when living out in the middle of nowhere.”

If you have read any part of the series and enjoyed it, thank you! If you haven’t yet given BRIDES OF LITTLE CREEDE a whirl, we hope you’ll come to town and set a spell with the gang. There’s a rocker on the porch waiting for you –

You can find the award-winning series on Amazon and Audible:


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