Texas Loving

Texas Loving

by Leigh Greenwood

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The freedom of the range, the bawling of the longhorns, the lonesome night watch beneath a vast, starry sky - they got into a woman's blood until she knew there was nothing better than the life of a cowgirl - except the love of a good man.

Lord Davenport …. Born and raised on the Broken Circle Ranch, Eden never expected to fall head over heels for the heir of the British earldom. As the youngest of the Maxwell clan, she was used to riding her mustang across the plains, not a carriage through Hyde Park, and she'd sooner have coffee from a chuck wagon than tea in a society drawing room. But there was one thing London offered that was not to be found in all the Lone Star State: A man who captured her heart and thrilled her senses. Now the only challenge was convincing him to try love, Texas style.

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BN ID: 2940014815529
Publisher: Ten Talents Press
Publication date: 08/08/2012
Series: Leigh Greenwood's Cowboys Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 119,406
File size: 362 KB

About the Author

Leigh Greenwood is the award-winning author of over fifty books, many of which have appeared on the USA Today bestseller list. He is the author of several successful book series: The Seven Brides, The Cowboys, and the Night Riders. Leigh lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Please visit his website at http://www.leigh-greenwood.com/.

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Texas Loving (Cowboys Series #13) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
In 1889, Eden Maxwell has lived her young life in Texas Hill Country when a well dressed elderly Englishman arrives at the family¿s Broken Circle ranch saying to her she looks just like her grandmother did fifty years ago. Alastair Davenport explains to the bewildered Eden and Isabelle that their late Aunt Deirdre was Isabelle¿s mother not her aunt and he also claims that he is Isabelle¿s father and Eden¿s maternal grandfather. A stunned Isabelle accepts her birth dad¿s invitation for her, her spouse Jake and Eden to come to London with him. --- Alastair believes that Eden and second son Patrick Worledge would make a perfect match. However to her Texas mind, Patrick is too aristocratically English for her. Instead she falls in love with the older independent brother Edward the heir who is caught in marrying for money to save the Worledge family from ruin. Eden makes a faux pas involving legitimacy that costs Edward dearly, but when he comes to Texas to start over, she plans to be at his side every step of the way if he would only forgive her. --- The final Cowboys historical romance is a fabulous ending to one of the best series over the last few years. TEXAS LOVING is a superb Victorian tale starring two likable lead characters and a strong support cast. Fans of the Greenwood saga will applaud the entire baker¿s dozen summed up nicely by Jake: ¿If I had any idea this would be the results of your mother showing up on my ranch with her eight orphans from hell, I would have run all the way to new Mexico without my cows¿. Thank goodness he did not although knowing Isabelle and her brood, they would have followed. --- Harriet Klausner
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The Maxwell Family is one of the most famous ranch families in the romance genre, with several books in a western series that are interesting, sexy and well-written, which is unique in a present era of vampire hunters and Matrix-type futuristic romances appearing to be so popular. Once again Mr. Greenwood allows his readers to enjoy the American West and provides handsome rugged men and strong, beautiful and willful women that were historically important in building America. In Texas Loving Mr. Greenwood brings aristocratic England together with the American West for a rip roaring story that touches the heart. The youngest of the Maxwell children, Eden is one of those tough, strong and willful Texas beauties. She has never seen anything past the Broken Circle Ranch in Texas until she is part of the family that returns for a visit to England with her British grandfather. When Eden arrives in England, she is in awe and realizes that she has so much freedom in comparison to the strict society rules of the aristocracy. Upon the families arrival trouble begins almost immediately as old wounds are opened by the illegitimate side of the family arriving for a visit. Eden finds the dynamics interesting to watch, yet her feelings and heart begin to become involved, making her uncomfortable as she watches her cousins Patrick and Edward Davenport interact with their family and hers. It is the heir to the Davenport title, Edward that Eden seems to come in to more contact with during her visit. She sees this handsome aristocrat as the only hardworking family member, yet he seems to be looked down upon by all, even his current fiancé, because of his hard work on the estate, which is confusing to Eden who thinks living a life of leisure is a waste. As Eden and Edward begin to experience a spark of deep friendship and desire, a secret is revealed that topples Edward¿s world and breaks Eden¿s heart, as she is the one that reveals the secret. Upon her return to Texas, she tries to put Edward out of her mind, but when he suddenly shows up at her brother¿s ranch as a ranch hand, new challenges are produced for both of them especially when a big horse race is coming up and Edward wants to race his horse against Eden¿s. While Edward still harbors a bit of resentment for Eden because he feels she destroyed his life, he still is drawn to this wild and free beauty who knows more about horses and life than he does. As he learns Texas, he begins to learn about Eden even more and the desire leads them into a passion as hot as the State of Texas. But when Eden¿s life is in danger and other strange happenings begin to happen on the other Maxwell ranches, it brings Edward and Eden even closer. Edward wants nothing more than to win this horse race, but will he come to realize that he may want Eden more? The blend of the two countries, together with passion under the Texas heat and stars makes this an extremely interesting read for those romance readers who enjoy an excellent western romance.