Holding Out for a Hero

Holding Out for a Hero

by Ana Leigh
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Overview

Holding Out for a Hero by Ana Leigh


The fifth charming historical romance in bestselling author Ana Leigh’s Frasers series set in the Old West "filled with biting repartee, charming characters, and the love of family" (Romantic Times).

After his mother is brutally attacked, Rico Fraser seeks vengeance. In hot pursuit of Ben Slatter and his gang, he heads to Arizona, where he learns that Slatter has raided a ranch and kidnapped the owner’s daughter, Jennifer. Rico follows a trail deep into the mountains, finds Slatter’s camp, and rescues Jennifer. When Slatter escapes in the confusion, Rico accepts a job protecting Jennifer. But instead of drawing Slatter out of hiding, Rico finds himself unexpectedly drawn to Jennifer, putting his mission of revenge—as well as his own heart—in jeopardy

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416551386
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication date: 05/26/2009
Series: Frasers Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 4.22(w) x 6.84(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Ana Leigh has received a Romantic Times Award for Historical
Storyteller of the Year and a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award
for Western Romance. She is the author of many successful Western romances,
including His Boots Under Her Bed, The Lawman Said "I Do," and
The Frasers: Clay. She and her husband live in Grafton, Wisconsin.

"Writing romances is one of my greatest joys. To me, success is spending time
with my family and being able to write the books I love — historical romances
with larger-than-life men who helped settle the West and the strong women who
stood right by their sides. I hope you love my Frasers as much as I do!"

Visit Ana Leigh's website at www.eclectics.com/analeigh.

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Holding Out for a Hero 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
In 1874 Arizona Rico Fraser is leaving his civilian work for the army to go home to California to visit family though he remains obsessed over one thing; killing cold-blooded gunslinger Ben Slatter. The psychopath, along with his outlaw gang assaulted his mother. Rico has no time for the needs of some obstinate female he meets; instead, he remains fixated on his mission except for a small break to go home.--------------- When Slatter kidnaps that stubborn female Jennifer Burke and her Aunt Andrea; Rico sets out to rescue her before the gang rapes, tortures and kills them. His plan is to save the women and kill the psychopath and as much of the odious gangbangers as he can. However, when he rescues then without completing his quest, he must dump her fast though he also wants her. Jennifer is attracted to him when he acts kind and not when he is a bully. However both reject desire as he remains married to killing his mother's murderer and she does not want an obstinate gunslinger even if justice is on his side.-------------- The latest Fraser brother western romance (see HIS BOOTS UNDER HER BED, THE LAWMAN SAID I DO and THE FRASERS: CLAY) is an entertaining Americana tale that is filled with non-stop action especially in the first half and throughout a gender war. Although the plot somewhat decelerates after the incredible opening pace, the lead couple's bickering which started from their first meeting keeps the story line fun to read. Fans will enjoy this Fraser family reunion as Rico assumes that Jennifer is a pampered American princess and Jennifer assumes Rico is a gun-slinging bounty hunter.--------- Harriet Klausner
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ck28 More than 1 year ago
This was a good romance book.
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PennyHend More than 1 year ago
The story and characters were nice but the writing and dialogue was weak.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ana Leigh once again delivers a Great story with characters you love. You start reading and you can't put it down. I suggest all of her books.