Tess LeSue. Western romance? Why yes, sign me up please. This novel has plenty of adventure, but pairs it with a light and humorous tone which makes for quite the wagon train romp.
The book opens in s Mississippi as the recently orphaned Alexandra Barratt finds herself once again fending off the unwanted advances of a no-good Grady brother. Naturally, as so many good historical heroines on the run do, Alex disguises herself as a boy.Casual Dating Whippany NewJersey 7981
Determined to escape, Alex and her family make it to St. Louis only to discover the murderous Gradys hot on their trail. Next step?
Independence, Missouri — the starting point of the Oregon Trail. At the other end of the trail they hope to find their older brother, the only family any of them has left in the bpund.
Fortuitously, the group encounters wagon master Luke Slater and work their way into his party. And from here the complications and the fun really get going. The author cleverly throws in a campy Ihdependence where Luke gets to see Alex as a woman.
If you only like your Westerns serious and angsty, Bound for Eden may not be your cup of tea. Sometimes, I admired her guts and work ethic but there were times when her headlong Ineependence into crazy antics got on my nerves as well.
While this book is plenty of fun Idependence times, it does still have its flaws. Though he shapes up by the end, Luke can be kind of a jerk at Fun times hot date Independence bound.
On the one hand, he does take Alex and her siblings under his wing; but then again, one kind of wonders if he might not be the Western version of a Duke of Slut.
However, if you have an appreciation of the campy and somewhat ridiculous, this one can be fun. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next hpt I comment.
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