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Lawless

(Americana series #2)

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Strong and determined, Willow takes on the challenges of the wild West as she works her ranch with a small band of outcasts she claims as her family. There isn't anything she can't handle on her own--until a silent, mysterious gunman comes to town and haunts her with his piercing gaze and fiery touch. ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Fanfare (first published 1991)
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Tina Williams
Nov 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
I just love a good western historical romance! Childhood memories of watching John Wayne films, spaghetti westerns starring Clint Eastwood, not to mention episodes of Zorro, inspire my imagination. My mind conjures up hard working and often god fearing folk living in small isolated communities, farming a barren landscape upon which cattle roam, juxtaposed to violent gunslingers, seedy saloon bars, Indian attacks and land disputes to mention some of the popular themes. This book, by Patricia Pott ...more
SuperWendy
I didn't get very far into this one before realizing I just wasn't into it and didn't care what happened. School marm heroine who takes in strays and orphans is sitting on land that two powerful men are feuding over. Villain hires hero to drive her off land, naturally leaving out the important bits - like, oh she's a saint and there are kids in the house. The hero has some interesting baggage, but I couldn't quite figure out why he just didn't tell the villain to go to Hell and ride off into the ...more
Erin
Feb 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved it....Pollyannish h and all. What can I say, I loved the book and movie of "Shane" as a kid and still do. This reminded me of a romance version of "Shane" :) and added bonus I got it as a kindle freebie on Amazon. Win, win, win. ...more
JILL NEWHOUSE
Apr 20, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Family is what you make it! Love covers all.

Author, Patricia Potter, hit another home run with this story! It was a beautiful story about School teacher Willow G.Taylor who lost her father and has no other family. She goes out west to Colorado to teach. She makes a family with orphans and those on the fringe of society. She is deeded a ranch from a man whom she taught to read and lands in between two feuding ranchers. One rancher hires a gunslinger to scare her off her land because she lets the
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Sara
Nov 06, 2020 added it
nice romance amricano love in westreon drama way
Amy
Jan 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I sure do like her westerns. This is a redemption story, with feuding neighbors...
tess75
On m'a recommandé cette "vieille" romance, c'était plutôt une bonne lecture ! ...more
Jerry Jares
May 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
This great story, by Patricia Potter, grabbed me from the first page! It wouldn't let go until I finished the book.

A white Apache gunslinger (Lobo) has been hired by a very wealthy landowner (Alex Newton). The goal is to frighten the local schoolmarm into selling her land and water rights. Just how hard can that be?

When Lobo goes to scope out the situation, he realizes that Alex Newton has lied and left critical facts out of the discussion. Willow Taylor, the teacher, is not some airhead floozy
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Terryan
Aug 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this story. Have read it twice now. He is a notorious cold hearted gunslinger and she is a strong willed and determined school teacher who runs a ranch with a few other outcasts she calls family. He was originally sent to scare her into selling her ranch but at the end he helps her fight against those that wish her and her family harm. A range war ensues and he is nearly killed while trying to save the life of a little girl that has grown to love him. At the end the town helps them both set ...more
Kristiej
Jun 28, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This book is pretty stereotypical, but sometimes those work just right and for me this makes a good comfort read. I've read it a few times now and when I read the last page, I'm left with a nice mellow feel. ...more
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