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Love Finds You in Last Chance, California (Women of the West #1)

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It s 1877 and Alexia Travers is alone in the world. Her father has died unexpectedly, leaving her burdened with a heavily mortgaged horse ranch. Marrying one of the towns all-too-willing bachelors would offer an easy solution, but Alex has no interest in marriage. Instead, she dons mens trousers and rides the range, determined to make the ranch a success on her own. But de ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Summerside Press (first published January 1st 2008)
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Margaret Daley
Mar 11, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I just finished reading Love Finds You in Last Chance, CA and I really enjoyed this story. It has everything I like--a good love story, interesting characters (not only the hero and heroine but the secondary ones, too) and a little suspense and mystery also.

Ms. Ferrell captures the feel of the old West and threw me back in time to Last Chance in the late 1800s. I could picture the setting and the characters by her description. I was pulling for Alex (Alexia) from the beginning, and when Justin s
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Shirley Johnson
Mar 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing
In this wonderful book we are taken to Last Chance, Texas, where Ben and his daughter, Alexi live. I was impressed that Last Chance, Texas, is a real town, although the story is fiction. Ben and his daughter are horse ranchers. Ben has taught Alexi everything he knows about ranching and horses. As the story goes, Ben finds goal on their property and while telling a friend he sees that someone has overheard their conversation, but he doesn't know who. Ben knew that the knowledge of the discovery ...more
Jill Williamson
Oct 14, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Alexia Travers’ father has unexpectedly died and left her alone with a horse ranch to run. Alexia has no desire to sell or marry away her burdens. She loves working the ranch, despite what the ladies in town think of a woman wearing trousers and doing men’s work. But the trouble has only begun. Horses are being stolen, her ranch hands are quitting, and it’s starting to look like her father’s death was more than just an accident.

Then Justin Phillips shows up and asks for a job. Justin is hardwork
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Dawn
Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
It was ok. I'd figured out early on who the bad guy was. I did enjoy it though.
Gretchen
This is actually one of the traveling books that I decided I would give a try.

Alexia Travers is living on a ranch with her father, in Last Chance, California. Her life was fine working on the ranch and riding horses, in fact she preferred it over the socials and nice events and people ht expected her to be a proper lady, not ride around in men's trousers doing a man's job. But, it suited her just fine, for it enabled her more time with her father. She hoped to follow in his footsteps and inher
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Christy Lockstein
Feb 11, 2009 rated it really liked it
Love Finds You in Last Chance, California by Miralee Ferrell is the fifth book in the Love Finds You series; however, each book is a stand-alone, so don't worry about missing anything if this is the first volume you pick up. Alex Travers is used to not living up to other people's expectations . As her father's sole child, she grew up working with horses and helping him run the family ranch, so it's only natural that after his sudden death she would take over as head of the ranch. Not everything ...more
Chelsea
Jan 16, 2010 rated it really liked it
As a resident of California, this is the first book I've read from Summerside fiction, and I already look forward to reading more!

LAST CHANCE, CALIFORNIA is Classic Christian Fiction: broken people who get their happy ending (except the villain, naturally). That having been said, each story tends to be a little different. Ferrell's book stand's out from the others in that it has a stronger central female character than most. Alex is not only head strong and independent, butshe also thinks things
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Kathy * Bookworm Nation
I liked this one; I actually really enjoyed the story and characters. Our heroine Alexia (Alex) was easy to relate to. I liked that while she was a “tomboy” she was still a girl. She has a really big heart, and having been judged harshly from ladies in the town for her tomboyish ways, has actually made her a better more compassionate person. I really liked that about her, especially her treatment of Christy. I liked Justin quite a bit as well. He wasn’t the over-the-top hero swooping in to save ...more
Kathryn
May 23, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Beverly Lytle
Feb 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to live in another place and time? This was a heartwarming story that takes you back to 1877. Ms Ferrell’s descriptive writing will take you to the mountain ridges of Last Chance, California. Your mind will see the rocky ridges, the steep cliffs, the cedar and fir wooded lands, and the beautiful grassy meadows of a California horse ranch and the surrounding area. You will enjoy a time-accurate story without being bogged down by historical facts.
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Miralee Ferrell and her husband, Allen, live on eleven acres in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge in southern Washington State, where they love to garden, play with their dogs, take walks, and visit their grown children. She is also able to combine two other passions—horseback riding and spending time with her married daughter—since she lives nearby--and they often ride together on the wooded tra ...more
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