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Counterfeit Cowboy

3.99  ·  Rating Details  ·  79 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
From the moment Jesse Baker collides with Erin O'Grady on a Boston train platform, he faces a dilemma. For once, Jesse doesn't want to lie about who and what he is. Yet if she learns he's a con artist, not a cowboy—and the urchin with him is certainly not his brother—she'll never give him a chance.Erin suspects there's more to the enigmatic cowboy than meets the eye. But t ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 27th 2012 by Love Inspired
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Wendy Sparkes
A child pickpocket, a confidence man recently released from prison, and a Boston socialite with a big heart make an unlikely trio on the train a few days before Christmas.

I loved how Lacy Williams brought this story to life. I could see and hear the crowds on the station platform, the crowded train as Erin manoevered with her many Christmas presents, and of the blizzard as it whirled and swirled...I could feel it's chill too! I could also hear Erin gentle voice as she read aloud from the gospels
Regina Jennings
Jan 12, 2013 Regina Jennings rated it it was amazing
He Might be a Counterfeit Cowboy, but this Story is the Real Deal

From the time his stepfather kicked him out of the house, Jesse Baker survived using his wits. Trained to be a confidence man by an older lad, Jesse managed to avoid the law until a scam earned him five years in prison. Now released he’s on a quest to take care of a promise he made to a cell mate.

I really sympathized with Jesse’s dilemma. No matter how much he wants to go straight, his cross-country train journey will test his res
Vickie McDonough
Jan 22, 2015 Vickie McDonough rated it it was amazing
The Counterfeit Cowboy is a charming tale of a man fresh out of prison and a naive but kind-hearted woman fleeing her restrictive father. Jesse wants to changes his ways but he's a man of no means. Erin takes him and his brother under her wing on her trip west to visit her brother. Friendship blossoms as do sparks of romance, but will the secret he's keeping drive a wedge between him and Erin?

Lacy Williams has penned another intriguing western that kept me riveted to the pages. I didn't want to
Katie Marie
Mar 31, 2014 Katie Marie rated it liked it
This book was a harder book to get through for me, the first ten chapters were quite frankly boring, there wasn't much there to keep my attention. I also hated how she was being lied to from chapter 1-10 and then even from there she didn't find out everything until almost the end of the book. From the 15th chapter on it was pretty good but I still didn't care for all the lies and quite frankly the way Jesse (the male character) kept holding his secrets the worse it got and they kept repeating th ...more
Apr 05, 2013 Paula-O rated it really liked it
Counterfeit Cowboy by Lacy Williams

"A Con man with a conscience....."

Jesse Baker is just out of prison and wants to be a better person but old habits die hard and he is soon looking around the train depot for an easy mark when he spies Erin O'Grady, her beauty shines through though she is wearing older clothes that would make you think she is a maid.
Erin has had one to many upsets with her father and she is leaving town to visit a brother and his family. She knows her father would not let her do
Jeanné Condie
Jan 26, 2016 Jeanné Condie rated it liked it
Shelves: clean-romance
Love Inspired series. I like the author's contemporary novels better.
Sep 12, 2013 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Jesse Baker plans one more job so he can have a fresh start after his stint in prison as he boarded a train to Chicago but he had not planned on running into Erin O'Grady. Socialite Erin O'Grady just wants a break from her controlling father and decides on an impromptu trip to visit her brother and his family for Christmas and encounters Jessie as she's trying to board a train. With Jesse's help they make it on and Jesse picks up a shadow along the way. Though things start out as a farce for Jes ...more
Jan 21, 2013 June rated it really liked it
A recently released from prison con artist and a socialite who needs to get away from her father meet at the train station and take a trip to Wyoming from Boston. Add in the little pickpocket Pete who blackmails his way into being acknowledged as a little brother. This story was full of drama and was hard to put down. Lacy Williams did a fine job on this one.
Catherine Coles
Feb 12, 2013 Catherine Coles rated it it was amazing
Loved this story, so warm and full of page turning quality. Also thought the ending, where both characters have to fight for their HEA, was very well done.
Dec 25, 2012 Alana rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012
great! loved the blossoming relationships with both jesse/pete and jesse/erin. i would've liked to know what she was sick with as a child!
Aug 23, 2013 Donna rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, 2013, pulse

Genre: Christian romance. A very sweet story about a generous, caring woman and a man down-on-his-luck.
Mary Jo Burke
Dec 28, 2012 Mary Jo Burke rated it it was amazing
Great cover! Sweet story!
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Lacy Williams is a wife and mom from Oklahoma. She loves dogs, reading, hiking, and watching movies.

Her debut novel won ACFW’s prestigious Genesis award before being published. She promises readers happily-ever-afters guaranteed.

Lacy combines her love of dogs with her passion for literacy by volunteering with her therapy dog Mr. Bingley in a local Kids Reading to Dogs program.

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