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Touch of Texas

3.41 of 5 stars 3.41  ·  rating details  ·  54 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Shelter from the storm...

A blizzard blows Texas Ranger Jake McCain to Rachel Hudson's cabin and trouble is right behind him. He's badly wounded. Taking care of him is the right thing to do, but she knows the local gossips won't see it that way. Suddenly, everything Rachel's fought for is at stake—and the past she'd hoped to escape looms over her future. Still and all, when...more
Mass Market Paperback, 299 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Zebra
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1.8 stars.

Don’t bother reading this book because chances are you’ve already read a superior version in your romance reading career. Formulaic and riddled with at least eleven clichés and tropes, the only thing that surprised me was the forced seduction/rape by the hero upon the heroine in a book published in 2007.

As a romance, this was a failure. Jake plays the "I'm a half-breed and can't marry you even though I devirginized you and you’re now a town pariah” card. Rachel whines a bit about how l...more
Mar 18, 2008 Daisiemae rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Romance with a western flair
Recommended to Daisiemae by: Pamela P. Thanks girl
This book was so good!
Jake McCain is a Texas Ranger hot on the trail of his father's killer. Wounded and caught in a horrible blizzard he stumbles across a log cabin were Rachel and her brother take him in and nurse him back to health.
They show him a different life that he is used too. They are loving and compassionate, something he has not experienced alot in his life because of being a half-breed he has been treated unfairly and thinks that the beautiful, kind Rachel would never want a person...more
Mar 28, 2009 Christel rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: any lover of western romance
Shelves: various-authors
Not too bad! I really enjoyed the story and the characters that were developed
Jane Stewart
This was an ok story, but everything was predictable and done before.

There were no major problems, but nothing surprised or delighted me. It felt like a formulaic western romance novel. I would have preferred more interesting character development and dialogue.

Jake is half Apache and half white. He is a Texas Ranger on the trail of Harrison, a vicious killer. Harrison’s gang surrounds Jake, beats him up and leaves him to die in a snowstorm. Somehow Jake survives an...more
Enjoyable enough romance. I liked that the reader was introduced to the hero before the heroine, though it took some time for the characters to develop. Characters were well-rounded, it was just hard to care about them when you've read this story before. I didn't understand why the author had to make the villian a child molester, as well as a murderer, it felt like she was piling on "evil" traits.
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