I loved this short story/novella. The length was perfect for when I wanted to read it. The smut was amazing. I loved the use of the magic and the char...moreI loved this short story/novella. The length was perfect for when I wanted to read it. The smut was amazing. I loved the use of the magic and the characters. The premise of the wolves vs lions was interesting (because of cats vs dogs). I want to see more of the world. I am glad that this was my first Moira Rogers book, it makes me excited for more.
The only complaint I have is that I was not sure if Sabine was a wolf throughout the story. I am assuming that she was, but I think that could have been made more obvious. It could just be that I am a little dense, though.(less)
I loved this novella, and I love Moira Rogers' writing. I liked this one a little better than Sabine, but jus...moreIt's really 4.5 stars, so I rounded up :)
I loved this novella, and I love Moira Rogers' writing. I liked this one a little better than Sabine, but just a smidgen. I love the shifters, and the sex is amazingly well-written. I was told that there are two more stories coming in this series so I am very excited about that.
My only issue stems from a personal ick of mine and that is the fact that Kisri is a virgin and a main plot point involves taking her virginity. It is very well-written, and I won't let my personal icks get in the way of a very well written story. Also, I would have rated it higher, if it was longer, because I wanted more! :)(less)
Cowgirls Don’t Cry is the story of Jessie McKay and her deceased husband’s brother, Brandt. This may seem like an odd pairing, but as I learned while reading, the McKays are a modern day soap opera and this is not very surprising. Jessie is trying to find herself again about the death of her cheating husband, Luke, and Brandt is in love with his brother’s widow. He has been since her met her. Brandt and Jessie come together while they take of Luke’s illegitimate child, Landon, while his mother is in jail.
Cowgirls Don’t Cry by Lorelei James pleasantly surprised me. I expected a sweet romance with a lot of heat and that’s what I got.
As my introduction to this series, I think this book was a very good one. I have never read a western romance before, but let me tell you, Brandt has me wanting to move to Wyoming and become a cowgirl. Brandt is sweet and kind, but also gruff and strong and powerful- everything a woman can hope for in a man. Their romance is one that wasn’t typical because of the family drama surrounding them, but they persevere through it anyway. It was wonderful to see both Brandt and Jessie grow as characters and to help each other through their problems. I don’t want to give too much away, but there are plenty of family problems between the characters that make your heart break but also make you feel strongly for the two main characters.
There are quite a few sex scenes that are quite steamy. From a few of the reviews of her other books, it’s not quite as out there as her other sex scenes. It seems to be pretty vanilla, but they are good either way. One of my favorite thing about the sex scenes in this book was that they were real. None of them felt fake or unrealistic. It was refreshing. Plus, it was lovely to see the connection blossom and deepen between the two lovers.
I would recommend this book for anyone that loves a good romance with steamy sex and amazing characters. I give this a 4/5 Hearts.(less)