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Preview — One Lucky Cowboy by Carolyn Brown
One Lucky Cowboy (Lucky #2)
Jane Day is on the run from the paid assassin who had been her fiancé. In Wichita Falls, Texas, she meets Nellie Luckadeau, a spitfire of an old lady who desperately needs someone to work on her ranch. But Nellie's drop-dead gorgeous grandson "Lucky Slade" is sure he can spot a con artist a mile away. He's determined not to let some upstart like Jane fleece his granny.
I liked the beginning of this book, meeting the characters, learning about why the heroine is hiding from her fiance. I didn’t even mind the sniping and snipping between the hero and heroine. In the beginning anyway. That’s another story that will come later. The main problem with this book for me that started early is the di ...more
Quick bit about the story: Jane leaved right before her wedding when she discovers that her fiance is really an assassin hired to kill her before her 25th birthday when she will inherit her family's oil business. She gets off a ...more
She leaves in the middle of the night and fortune shines down on her hours later at a bus station. Nellie Luckadeau has been wanting to hire s ...more
ONE LUCKY COWBOY is the second in her Lucky series. The nice thing about these books is you don't have to read them in order. Jane's world is turned u ...more
Jane Day is on the run for her life. She has no where to go but forward. Just her luck, a nice lady invites Jane to come to the ranch. She can stay in exchange for helping ...more
Jane Day is on the run from a hired assassin and takes refuge on a ranch in Texas thanks to an older woman named Nellie, who hires her on as temporary help. Nellie’s grandson Slade Luckadeau on the other hand feels that his grandmother is asking for trouble by bringing home some stranger that they know nothing ab ...more
Complete with stereotyped bottle blondes with a few too many pounds and nasty little children that take after ...more
The plot and the characters were great though! I loved the action element. While I've never personally found arguing and bickering to fan the flames of desire, it was a great element here and done well. I also enjoyed the glimpse of the previous book's main charact ...more
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This book was a free Kindle download I picked up 05/05/11 for the Why Buy the Cow? reading challenge.
-Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal
You see, Jane's fiance and her step father want the oil company that will be hers on her 25th birthday and will use any means to get it.
When Slade's aunt befriends Jane at the bus station and brings her home it makes Slade a very unhappy rancher.
I have enjoyed each and every book I've read and am enjoying this one just as much. So very glad to have an extra day off to enjoy this book.
Awesome book. Think I'll go dig out a few more of hers and do a re-read.