Taming April [Cowboy Fever Series Book 4] [NOOK Book]

Overview

Return to cowboy country in Fever, Texas, where the heat isn't the only thing causing a fever! See if you can find the heirloom wedding band!

Shawn Jacobs, co-owner of Triple Aces Ranch, is the ultimate ladies’ man. But as his best friends find the women of their dreams and get hitched one by one, he wonders what he’s missing.

Once a classmate of Shawn’s and the daughter ...
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Taming April [Cowboy Fever Series Book 4]

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Overview

Return to cowboy country in Fever, Texas, where the heat isn't the only thing causing a fever! See if you can find the heirloom wedding band!

Shawn Jacobs, co-owner of Triple Aces Ranch, is the ultimate ladies’ man. But as his best friends find the women of their dreams and get hitched one by one, he wonders what he’s missing.

Once a classmate of Shawn’s and the daughter of a hard-working ranch hand who never had enough money to buy her a dress, let alone move out of the filthy hovel they’d lived in together after her mother’s death, April St. Clair is a high-powered lawyer. She’s left the dirty, dusty, stinking life of cattle ranching as far behind her as she can get. The men she dates are dressed to the nines, and their hands are as soft as their hearts. Unfortunately, she hasn’t come home once since she left for college. When her father dies—alone—she’s devastated. The only thing he left behind is a young mare that he’d wanted Shawn Jacobs and no other to train.

When the beautiful, snobby, green-eyed blond shows up at Triple Aces in treacherous high heels and designer clothing, asking him to train her father’s horse, Shawn’s amusement quickly turns to annoyance—and more. April infuriates him even as she turns him on. He knows it isn’t just the wild horse that needs to be tamed. April resists him at every turn, but even she isn’t immune to cowboy fever.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016170077
  • Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Series: Cowboy Fever Series , #4
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 843,783
  • File size: 405 KB

Meet the Author

Karen Wiesner is an accomplished author with more than 60 books published, which have been nominated/won 58 awards, and 19 more titles under contract. Her books cover such genres as women’s fiction, romance, mystery/police procedural/cozy, suspense, paranormal, futuristic, gothic, inspirational, thriller, horror and action/adventure. She also offers writes children’s books, poetry, and writing reference titles such as her bestseller, First Draft in 30 Days, and the romance/suspense/thriller INCOGNITO series.
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  • Posted April 28, 2013

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    Reviewed by Natasha Jackson for Readers' Favorite April St. Cla

    Reviewed by Natasha Jackson for Readers' Favorite

    April St. Clair has just found out her father has succumbed to a cancer she didn’t even know he had. She would have known, of course, if she had bothered to visit her hometown, aptly named Fever, once in a while. Karen Wiesner brings to life the poverty-stricken upbringing April experienced after her mother died and her father all but stopped living himself. Painting a wonderful picture of April scrubbing floors with hands red from chemical burns, Wiesner does a fantastic job of illustrating this with colorful descriptions.

    The tension and embarrassment April still feels at the hands of high school tormentor Shawn Jacobs is palpable from the moment these two get within a few feet of one another. She is cold and he is cruel but they want each other so much that it drives them crazy, because neither of them wants to want the other. Rather than a tale of unrequited love, "Taming April" is a tale of reluctant love of two people from similar backgrounds who can’t stop envying the other long enough to realize they have more in common than they realize. This short story from Karen Wiesner flies by, making you yearn for a longer build-up to the obvious tension between April and Shawn. I wanted April to own up to her feelings for Shawn but at the same time put him in his place for being so cruel to her. Despite their flaws and pride, these are characters you care about and I would love to see this story turned into a full-length novel.

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