The Accidental Cowboy

The Accidental Cowboy

by Heidi Hormel

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When former bronc rider Lavonda Leigh is asked to guide a Scottish archaeologist through the Arizona desert, she's expecting a fussy egghead. But then she discovers tall, strong Jones Kincaid competing at the local Highland games. She can't help her interest in him—and that's before he puts on his cowboy hat and hits the trail like a pro.

Jones is after more than he's letting on. His quest could clear a past scandal and let him live his dream—studying the old West. But as he spends time with Lavonda in this rugged landscape, he realizes that what he wants isn't just academic—he yearns for a life with her on the ranch. If she discovers his deception, this professor-turned-cowboy will lose his reputation…and Lavonda, too.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780373756162
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 04/05/2016
Series: Angel Crossing, Arizona , #3
Edition description: Original
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

A former innkeeper and radio talk show host, Heidi Hormel has always been a writer. She spent years as a small-town newspaper reporter and as a PR flunky before settling happily into penning romances with a wink and a wiggle.

While living in the Snack Food Capital of the World, Heidi has trotted around the globe from Death Valley to Loch Ness in Scotland.

Heidi is on the Web at as well as socially out and about on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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The Accidental Cowboy 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
S_Leca More than 1 year ago
Lavonda Leigh is trying to get her life back on track. After burning herself out while being a PR agent she goes back to her roots. By taking care of the universities ranch she is able to have room and bored for free while trying to get her life back on track. But this new job the university is requiring of her may be the worst yet. Trying to take care of a damn Scotsman while he looks for beans. Jones Kincaid's reputation is in tatters. The only way out is to find the Kincaid Cache, the family treasure that was found years before him. But the only way to go on a mission to find the cache is to lie to everyone and tell them that he is only trying to focus on the properties of the beans. He thinks that he will be able to do both jobs easily. That is until he finds out his border is the delectable Lavonda. This was a good read that shows not all treasures are the ones made of gold. This was an OK read, the only problem I had with it was the length. This book could have been finished much faster, and the shorter length would have made it much more enjoyable to me. The scenes of suspense such as with the water rapids was good but the "romance" between the two characters didn't seem to be much more than comforts in a dry desert. I will say one thing. The author did a wonderful job of showing how combustible the two main characters were without making every page a sex scene. Overall this was a good read for romance lovers. ~A Book Obsessed Chicks Review Team Selection.