Stock Image

The Cowboys: Jake

Greenwood, Leigh

534 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0843945931 / ISBN 13: 9780843945935
Published by Leisure Books, New York / New York, 1997
Soft cover
From Ground Zero Books, Ltd. (Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 14, 1998 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 45.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

391, [9] p. Jake Maxwell has lost his Texas cattle ranch to squatters. If he doesn't get his cattle to market, he'll lose them too, but he can't find any cowhands. Isabelle's orphans aren't a good solution, but they're the only one he has. He just has to make sure he doesn't fall in love with Isabelle or become too attached to these homeless boys. Isabelle Davenport is determined to find homes for eight unwanted orphan boys. When they're caught between an abusive situation and going to jail, she turns to Jake, a man she neither trusts nor respects. She wants warm, loving homes for her eight orphan boys. She thinks Jake's ranch is the perfect situation but he's the wrong man. She agrees to go along on the trail drive to protect the boys. She quickly discovers the rules she learned growing up in Savannah society don't work in Texas. Very good. Signed by author. Inscribed on t-p. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Carolina Author sticker on front cover. Presumed first edition/first printing thus. Bookseller Inventory # 71551

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Cowboys: Jake

Publisher: Leisure Books, New York / New York

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Mass-market paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

When the prim caretaker of a gang of orphans shows up at his Texas ranch, solitary Jake Maxwell enlists the children in helping him herd his cattle and, along the way, falls in love with their headmistress

Review:

Marina Scott fell in love with Ward Dillon at first sight. It was the same for him. The only problem was, Marina was engaged to be married-to Ward's brother Ramon! Marina called off the wedding but an obsessive and jealous Ramon took matters into his own hands. Luisa Dillon protected her favorite son and concocted lies with the intention of driving Marina and Ward apart. Her plan worked and Ward fled for the war, leaving his new bride behind. Ward had no way of knowing what his family was capable of-or that Marina was pregnant. It is seven years later and Marina has come to the Maxwell ranch in Texas Hill Country. She must convince Ward to grant her a divorce so she can remarry and give her son a father. All the old pain and anger resurfaces between them, each feeling betrayed by the other. They were separated by the lies and deception of Ward's family and Ward doesn't know what to believe. Marina simply wants to protect her son from the devastating loss she has already experienced. But it is Tanner, the little boy who waits for the return of his long lost father, who strengthens the bond between Ward and Marina. Tanner doesn't know Ward is his father, but it doesn't take long for father and son to love each other. Once again, Leigh Greenwood delivers an engaging tale of love and family. Ward and Marina's story will touch readers from the very first page. Ward is wonderful as the black sheep of the family, a loner who wants a home and a family of his own. Marina is a charm, both feisty and vulnerable as she tries to do what is best for her and her son. Jake and Isabelle, from the first book of The Cowboys series, return with their family of orphans. Fans of Greenwood's Seven Brides series will be pleased to catch a glimpse of some of those lovable Randolph boys!The Cowboys series continues with the delightful Ward! Leigh Greenwood's new series is already a winner... don't miss it! Leigh Greenwood captivates readers time and time again! If you enjoyed the Seven Brides, you will fall in love with The Cowboys! The bonds of family and the bounds of love... Leigh Greenwood puts both to the test! Don't forget the tissues for this heartwarming chapter in The Cowboys series!Kristina Wright -- Copyright © 1994-97 Literary Times, Inc. All rights reserved -- From Literary Times

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Founded and operated by trained historians, Ground Zero Books, Ltd., serves the book collector, the scholar, and institutions. We focus on the individual, and pride ourselves on our personal service. Please contact us with your wants, as we have many books not yet listed in our database.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Books are subject to prior sale. Please ask us to hold a book for you before you
mail your check. Books are returnable within 7 days, if not satisfactory. MD
residents add 6% state sales tax.
The mailing address for Ground Zero Books, Ltd. (a subchapter-S corporation) is
P.O. Box 8369, Silver Spring, MD 20907-8369. You can reach us by phone at 301-
585-1471, by fax at 301-920-0253, or by e-mail at gzbooksltd@aol.com. Ground Zero
Books, Ltd., is owned & operated by R. Alan Lewis & Lynne Haims.


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books
weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact
you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Invoice