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  • Posted May 14, 2013

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    As I¿ve mentioned before, I generally avoid contemporary western

    As I’ve mentioned before, I generally avoid contemporary western novels because they are too often just a series of romps in the sack with very little plot. There are many that aren’t, of course, and happily Texas Pride by Kindle Alexander [The Kindle Alexander Collection LLC, March 16, 2013] is one of them.

    The well-written story blurb covers the plot fairly well: A famous in-the-closet Hollywood star (Austin Grainger) suddenly hangs up his make-up kit for life on a fifteen-hundred-acre ranch located in his home town.

    Unbeknownst, a fellow in-the-closet case (Kitt Kelly) owns the adjoining Ranch. However, when Grainger re-encounters Kitt (they had admired each others assets in high school) he sets out to get him into his corral.

    Kitt is deeply in the closet, however, and although he’s fine with the sex he makes it clear that he has a lot riding on getting the family ranch back in business—not to mention a step-mother and sisters who are counting on him.

    The inevitable happens (of course), but to add some angst to the story the author employs a group of sleazy tabloid hounds who manage to out the two lovers to the shock and astonishment of their home town. 

    Will the two men be able to weather the outcome? That, I’ll leave for the readers to discover.

    Over all I liked the main characters—Kitt in particular—and for the most part the business (i.e. action) was well-paced and plausible. The plot was interesting, although not unique in any way, and the ending was gratifying.

    Unfortunately, the shortcoming came at a most fundamental level—grammar and spelling. I realize that professional editors are expensive, usually costing one or two thousand dollars for a good one, but spellcheck should pick up most typos, and a reasonably literate friend can pick up the simple grammatical errors–like tense.

    All that said, it’s a pleasant romance with a happy ending. Three and one-half bees.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2014

    Great Story!

    Great Story!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2013

    Great read

    Hot men. Hot sex. Great story. Read this book. You won't be disappointed.

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  • Posted May 3, 2013

    4 1/2 stars

    It was a really great book. Kept me interested all the way. You won't be sorry you read it. I definitely plan on reading this author again.

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    Posted July 4, 2013

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