A Texan's Promise

A Texan's Promise

Book - 2011
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Clayton Proffitt, foreman of the Circle Z Ranch, determines to help Vanessa Grant escape her abusive stepfather, his employer, and as they head west to Colorado and safety, a deep bond develops between them.
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Abingdon Press Fiction, c2011
ISBN: 9781426714597
1426714599
Characteristics: 350 p. ; 22 cm
Call Number: GRAY, S

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List - An Amish Christmas
DCLadults Dec 07, 2018

Has love come too late for this Amish couple with a complicated past? With fires far from cozy lighting up the Amish community, one young woman must decide whether she can trust the man from her past.


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gracefulone
Jul 26, 2013

well written and enjoyable

abkeller Nov 21, 2012

Price Venture romanced Vanessa’s mother and she married him on a whim. After all, she really had little choice. She and her two children had no idea how to manage the large ranch, but she didn’t realize how dangerous Price was until it was too late. Price drank excessively and was prone to violence.

One dark night, Price cornered Vanessa in her bedroom. Van fought furiously, clawing at her attacker and shrieking in fear, but her brother Miles was too afraid to help her. Foreman, Clay Proffitt, found Vanessa after the attack and spirited her away before Price could do any more damage.

Vanessa and Clay flee across the country, bound for a homestead in Colorado. Slowly, they get to know each other better and it seems a logical step for them to wed. If Price Venture finds them, carrying Clay’s name will help protect Vanessa from her stepfather’s wrath.

Mustering the forces of his former Civil War regiment, Clay enlists the aid of a shopkeeper and a rancher, who offer their assistance. Merritt’s huge ranch in Colorado seems the perfect haven for the young couple - until Vanessa reveals a terrible secret.

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bevl
Jul 15, 2012

A not-so-real but very admirable honorable hero rescues a young woman in need. Enjoyable romance and western adventure story.

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