- Pub. Date: April 2011
- Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
- ISBN-13: 9780425240472
- ISBN: 0425240479
From the Publisher
Gambling man Lewton Paterson wants to marry into a respectable family. After fleecing a train ticket, Lewt makes his way to Whispering Mountain. But seducing a well-bred woman is hard, and Lewt realizes that to entice a McMurray sister, he’ll need to learn a thing or two about ranching-and love.
SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM THE AUTHOR AND PUBLISHER AND DOES NOT EFFECT THIS REVIEW!!
TEXAS BLUE by Jodi Thomas is an amazing faced paced historical romance set in 1875 Austin,Texas and Whispering Mountain,Texas. This is the fifth in “A Whispering Mountain Novel” series,but can be read as a stand alone. This is a series not to miss. It is fast paced and a page turner. It has romance,adventure,long ago fears,forgiveness,healing,Texas Rangers,Texas working ranch,a loving family, fighting outlaws, survival and finding love.Lewton Paterson(Lewt),gambler,a loner,friends with the Texas ranger/lawyer Duncan McMurray and looking for love,a rich wife,acceptance and a family.What he finds is more than he evenhe dreamed of happening.Emily McMurray,(Em),is the eldest of the McMurray sisters,has no intention of marrying,loves ranch life,horses,is scarred from her mother’s previous marriage,and only want to be left alone to help run the ranch and love her horses.But Lewt decides to go to Whispering Mountain to pretend to be a gentleman,even through his best friend Duncan told him he wasn’t welcome.Duncan has sent three rich men from good families to the ranch to try to marry off his three sisters.Lewt,gets rid of one of them and replaces himself.Emily,gets a friend of hers to pretend to be her until the men have left.They where to stay a week.While,Em handles things on the ranch.Staying out of everyone’s way,except Lewt asks her help in learning the ranch and ranch life.While either knows the truth of the other,they are attracted to each other.Em,thinking Lewt only wants a rich wife,Lewt thinking Em a ranch hand with a few secrets of her own.When danger comes calling Lewt joins the little group with Em,a ranch hand and a Texas Ranger to find,and bring Duncan home dead or alive.Duncan in the mean time has been wounded,and held for auction at a Mexican roadhouse for outlaws,and such.This is an entertwining story of Duncan and his time at the roadhouse,while healing and trying to stay alive.This story does have a multiple facet plot,you will hold your breath to see what happens not only between Em and Lewt,but also with Duncan and the young girl her meets.This is MUST READ!! A KEEPER!! And you will not regret a moment in the lives of this Whispering Mountain Novel.Texas Blue is a read will worth the time.I loved the plot,the characters and who doesn’t love handsome,sexy cowboys,sweet emotional romance and a story written with atttention to details,depth of the characters,and countryside.This and so much more,including a wild adventure and danger in every shadow.So without further ado run out and get a copy for yourself.I have enjoyed all of this author’s books so far and this one was delightful.This book was received for the purpose form the author and publisher and details can be found at Berkley Publishing Group,published by Penguin Group.
REVIEWED BY: April Renn