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The Mayor's Daughter
In the north Texas oil-boom town of Kiowa Falls, civilization is just beginning to overtake frontier chaos. Ru-Marie, the daughter of the town’s mayor, is a well-read, young romantic and budding artist. Her tastes in love—her parents insist—are less refined. As they throw off the sham of sophistication, a family war erupts and, with it, frontier justice. Set in the 1920s, ...more
Kindle Edition, 299 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Wings Press
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You are told the ending at the beginning of the book and are led slowly through the novel learning how the events came to happen. I thought this book was difficult to read. It felt like the woman telling the story had ADD and was bouncing all over the place. It was ok. Just ok.
Not a fan of this one and I'm trying so hard to remember where I was recommended it - so that maybe I'll understand how it got on my list in the first place. I chose & began this title without much thought other than that it was free on kindle unlimited. I saw that it was a love/crime story involving a young female artist in Texas in the 1920's. I thought it would be a slam-dunk! Wrong! I did notice something about myself which is that when I'm reading a book I dislike, I read much faster th ...more