Swept Away: Trouble in Texas Series, Book 1

Overview

When a cowboy focused on revenge encounters a woman determined to distract him, there's going to be trouble in Texas!

Swept away when her wagon train attempts a difficult river crossing, Ruthy MacNeil isn't terribly upset at being separated from the family who raised her. All they've ever done is work her to the bone. Alive but disoriented, she's rescued by Luke Stone...so unfortunately, there are more chances to die in her immediate future.

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Overview

When a cowboy focused on revenge encounters a woman determined to distract him, there's going to be trouble in Texas!

Swept away when her wagon train attempts a difficult river crossing, Ruthy MacNeil isn't terribly upset at being separated from the family who raised her. All they've ever done is work her to the bone. Alive but disoriented, she's rescued by Luke Stone...so unfortunately, there are more chances to die in her immediate future.

Luke is on a mission to reclaim the ranch stolen from his family. But the men currently on the property won't let it go without a fight. Luke plans to meet up with friends who will help him take back the land, and since he can't just leave Ruthy in the middle of nowhere, she's going to have to go with him.

But the more time Luke spends around the hardworking young woman, the more he finds himself thinking of things besides revenge. Will Ruthy convince him to give up his destructive path and be swept away by love?

"This new series, TROUBLE IN TEXAS, will add to her list of successes if the first installment is any indication... Connealy's style is fast-paced and spritely and sure to keep drawing fans." —Publishers Weekly

"Carol Award-winner Connealy ("THE KINCAID BRIDES" series) has created a strong, independent heroine who meets her match in Luke, the strong, silent type. They clash at first before finding solace in each other, which makes for humorous moments that will please readers who enjoy romantic comedies with a Western flavor." —Library Journal

Known for her bestselling historical romantic comedies, Mary Connealy has sales totaling more than half a million copies. She lives on an eastern Nebraska ranch with her husband, Ivan, and enjoys spending time with her four grown daughters and their families.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Best-selling author Connealy (Lassoed in Texas, Montana Marriages series) has made a name writing madcap romantic Westerns, and this new series, Trouble in Texas, will add to her list of successes if the first installment is any indication. Floodwaters sweep Ruthy MacNeil far downstream and into the life of Lucas Stone, a man on a mission to reclaim his stolen ranch near Broken Wheel, Tex. Luke—with help from his friends, all Regulators (men who kept order at Andersonville Prison during the Civil War)—wants to take back his family’s S Bar S Ranch from Flint Greer, a bully who beats his wife and doesn’t mind killing. Luke and his friends proceed with their plan, which includes rescuing Greer’s wife and taking Greer and his men into custody. But Luke’s strategy doesn’t play out as planned, either with reclaiming his ranch or with steeling his heart against the hard-working and beautiful Ruthy. Connealy’s style is fast-paced and spritely and sure to keep drawing fans. Agent: Nathasha Kern, the Natasha Kern Literary Agency. (Mar.)
Library Journal
Life hasn't been easy for Ruthy MacNeill. When the wagon train that her family joined tries to cross a wild river, she's swept away and rescued by Luke Stone. Ruthy had prayed for a change, and Luke's journey to reclaim his family's ranch seems like a great adventure. Along the way, Luke's friends take an interest in Ruthy, which doesn't sit too well with Luke, who is also beginning to take a shine to her. VERDICT Carol Award-winner Connealy ("The Kincaid Brides" series) has created a strong, independent heroine who meets her match in Luke, the strong, silent type. They clash at first before finding solace in each other, which makes for humorous moments that will please readers who enjoy romantic comedies with a Western flavor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781470347581
  • Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
  • Publication date: 3/29/2013
  • Series: Trouble in Texas
  • Format: MP3
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Meet the Author

Known for her bestselling historical romantic comedies, Mary Connealy has sales totaling more than half a million copies. She lives on an eastern Nebraska ranch with her husband, Ivan, and enjoys spending time with her four grown daughters and their families.

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