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Frontier Woman (Sisters of the Lone Star #1)

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The prequel to the New York Times bestseller The Cowboy

Sprawling 1840s Texas comes alive in the hands of Joan Johnston, New York Times bestselling author of The Cowboy and The Texan. Introducing the unforgettable Creed dynasty, transporting us back to a wild, lawless frontier, Frontier Woman brings us a stirring, passionate story of Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed and the free-
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Paperback, 480 pages
Published August 7th 2001 by Island Books (first published 1988)
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♥ Vonda M. Reid ♥
Overall: 4.35
Action: 4.0 / Emotion: 3.75 / Romance: 4.5 / Sensuous: 1.75 / Suspense: 3.0 // Historical Flavor: 5.0 // Laughter: 1 // Tears: 3

Frontier Woman: 4.35:
Joan Johnston is a favorite author so found this book to be an engaging, entertaining, action-packed, emotional, enjoyable re-read.

Hero: 4.75:
Jarrett Creed: The kind of hero that most appeals -- an honorable, arrogant, handsome, well-built man's man who was strong enough to make his living as a Texas Ranger in the 1840s after having bee
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Kristina
Cricket annoyed the fuck out of me. If I were Creed I'd have let her punk ass die in the desert, or whatever.
Mombo
Absolutely loved it! Cricket is a really intriguing heroine who starts out brash and ends up likable.
Heather
this book actually started out pretty good. i was interested in the story.it didn't last long.in fact,it went to crap towards the end.
Who says stag instead of deer. And why are her dogs called wolves?
Why do you call your dad by name?
I hate insults that we’ve never heard of &that sound stupid. like lobcock.
Why would you call your dad a bunch of insults?
‘I intend 2stay the capable stud I am.’
I get that their dad wanted them raised as boys, but it was so stupid how he wouldn’t let cricket wear
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Trang Nguyen
I always find the first book of a series a bit difficult to get totally absorbed by. This story started with the youngest of the Stewart daughters, Crickett. Crickett, is essentially a tom boy who is looking to please her father by being the son he has always wanted. However, Creed a Texas Ranger stirs feelings that Crickett has no idea how to handle, nor will she ask her only parent why she gets butterflies when Creed is around. Both Creed and Crickett are in the middle of a Comanche war with t ...more
Lisa Shea
Frontier Woman by Joan Johnston is set in a fascinating period of United States history. Texas is its own country and is struggling to hold its own against the United States on one side and Mexico on the other. Having little defense, Texas turns to a fairly wild bunch of "Texas Rangers" to patrol its borders and keep its citizens safe from attack. Don't forget the threat of Comanches, too, who are less than pleased with these newcomers staking claim to their homelands.

In this wild territory is
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Katrina Holman
There were months of misunderstandings leading to potentially dangerous situations which were a direct result of two people choosing not to be open or honest about their feelings. Maybe to some people, this is romantic. Personally, I call this book "crap."

I definitely WON'T read the second.
Cassie ♥
Written during the time when Texas was its own country.
Anna Schno
Simply put: i loved it.

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Regan
A classic example of why I love historical western romance. A well told story with great characters, fantastic setting and palpable passion between the hero and heroine.
Cynthia
I enjoyed this series very much. Each book could be read as a stand alone. I happened to read them in reverse order.
Marianne
Good story, I read this series backwards. This is the first of three. Cricket's story.
Nivedita
One of my most favourite book in the Historical romance genre
Donna
The first of her books I read and she captured heart right a way.
Owusua Adwoa Ayeh
Women really have strong will.
Krystle Smith
Great series
Terrie
I liked it.
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Joan Johnston (born Little Rock, Arkansas) is a best-selling American author of over forty contemporary and historical romance novels.

Johnston was the third of seven children born to an Air Force sergeant and his music-teacher wife. She received a B.A. in theatre arts from Jacksonville University in 1970, then earning an M.A. in theatre from the University of Illinois, Urbana in 1971. She received
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Other Books in the Series

Sisters of the Lone Star (3 books)
  • Comanche Woman (Sisters of the Lone Star, #2)
  • Texas Woman (Sisters of the Lone Star, #3)
The Cowboy (Bitter Creek #1) The Texan (Bitter Creek, #2) Texas Bride (Mail-Order Brides #1) (Bitter Creek #9) The Loner (Bitter Creek, #3) Wyoming Bride (Mail-Order Brides, #2)

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