Book Reviews of Frontier Woman (Sisters of the Lone Star, Prequel)

Frontier Woman (Sisters of the Lone Star, Prequel)
Frontier Woman - Sisters of the Lone Star, Prequel
Author: Joan Johnston
ISBN-13: 9780440236771
ISBN-10: 0440236770
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 480
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 105 ratings
Publisher: Island Books
Book Type: Paperback
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FRONTIER WOMAN, the beginning of the Sisters of the Lone Star, was a disappointment; Cricket seemed beyond wild! Frankly, I had a problem understanding why Jarrett Creed would put up with such bizarre behavior.

At first, I was impressed with Jarretts compassion and understanding of Cricket. By ¾ of the book, however, I wondered about his sanity.

However, the whole Comanche raiding party scene (plus Cricket and Amy), was beyond the pale! It happened because of Crickets complete abandonment of logical behavior. At least Tom had the sense to blame her; however, Cricket was up to her old tricks before long. (If it had been me, I would have gone to my grave regretting my stupidity that harmed an innocent person.)

I could understand Rip Stewart raising his 3 daughters with the survival skills of men. I also understood the girls lack of feminine behaviors, since their mother was deceased. However, there seem to be no sense of self-control in either Sloan or Cricket. I found little to admire in either woman.

Ive enjoyed other books by Joan Johnston; this one left me unsettled. It seemed as if every plot device had been used in this story, the whole thing seemed over-blown and ponderous.

Sisters of the Lone Star
1. Frontier Woman (1988)
2. Comanche Woman (1989)
3. Texas Woman (1989)
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FRONTIER WOMAN, the beginning of the Sisters of the Lone Star, was a disappointment; Cricket seemed beyond wild! Frankly, I had a problem understanding why Jarrett Creed would put up with such bizarre behavior.

At first, I was impressed with Jarretts compassion and understanding of Cricket. By ¾ of the book, however, I wondered about his sanity.

However, the whole Comanche raiding party scene (plus Cricket and Amy), was beyond the pale! It happened because of Crickets complete abandonment of logical behavior. At least Tom had the sense to blame her; however, Cricket was up to her old tricks before long. (If it had been me, I would have gone to my grave regretting my stupidity that harmed an innocent person.)

I could understand Rip Stewart raising his 3 daughters with the survival skills of men. I also understood the girls lack of feminine behaviors, since their mother was deceased. However, there seem to be no sense of self-control in either Sloan or Cricket. I found little to admire in either woman.

Ive enjoyed other books by Joan Johnston; this one left me unsettled. It seemed as if every plot device had been used in this story, the whole thing seemed over-blown and ponderous.

Sisters of the Lone Star
1. Frontier Woman (1988)
2. Comanche Woman (1989)
3. Texas Woman (1989)
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Frontier Woman brings us a stirring, passionate story of Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed and the free-spirited beauty who captures his heart...a woman sworn to love no man....
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FRONTIER WOMAN, the beginning of the Sisters of the Lone Star, was a disappointment; Cricket seemed beyond wild! Frankly, I had a problem understanding why Jarrett Creed would put up with such bizarre behavior.

At first, I was impressed with Jarretts compassion and understanding of Cricket. By ¾ of the book, however, I wondered about his sanity.

However, the whole Comanche raiding party scene (plus Cricket and Amy), was beyond the pale! It happened because of Crickets complete abandonment of logical behavior. At least Tom had the sense to blame her; however, Cricket was up to her old tricks before long. (If it had been me, I would have gone to my grave regretting my stupidity that harmed an innocent person.)

I could understand Rip Stewart raising his 3 daughters with the survival skills of men. I also understood the girls lack of feminine behaviors, since their mother was deceased. However, there seem to be no sense of self-control in either Sloan or Cricket. I found little to admire in either woman.

Ive enjoyed other books by Joan Johnston; this one left me unsettled. It seemed as if every plot device had been used in this story, the whole thing seemed over-blown and ponderous.

Sisters of the Lone Star
1. Frontier Woman (1988)
2. Comanche Woman (1989)
3. Texas Woman (1989)
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FRONTIER WOMAN, the beginning of the Sisters of the Lone Star, was a disappointment; Cricket seemed beyond wild! Frankly, I had a problem understanding why Jarrett Creed would put up with such bizarre behavior.

At first, I was impressed with Jarretts compassion and understanding of Cricket. By ¾ of the book, however, I wondered about his sanity.

However, the whole Comanche raiding party scene (plus Cricket and Amy), was beyond the pale! It happened because of Crickets complete abandonment of logical behavior. At least Tom had the sense to blame her; however, Cricket was up to her old tricks before long. (If it had been me, I would have gone to my grave regretting my stupidity that harmed an innocent person.)

I could understand Rip Stewart raising his 3 daughters with the survival skills of men. I also understood the girls lack of feminine behaviors, since their mother was deceased. However, there seem to be no sense of self-control in either Sloan or Cricket. I found little to admire in either woman.

Ive enjoyed other books by Joan Johnston; this one left me unsettled. It seemed as if every plot device had been used in this story, the whole thing seemed over-blown and ponderous.

Sisters of the Lone Star
1. Frontier Woman (1988)
2. Comanche Woman (1989)
3. Texas Woman (1989)
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Creighton "Cricket" Stewart,a free spirit, at 17 is the youngest of Rip Stewart's three daughters. Rip is a wealthy cotton plantation owner in Texas at the time it was still a young Republic. Rip taught his daughter's all special skills of survival. In Cricket's case thanks to her father, she was so self reliant that she thought she didn't need any man, ever!She could handle whatever came along, Hostile Indians, Mexican Bandidos, she even had wolves for pets.
Enter Jarrett Creed, a handsome Texas Ranger on a secret goverment mission, to expose traitors to Texas, during this time that the republic was under siege from both Mexiacan armies, and Indians alike. Jarrett, who has lived with an Indian tribe is able to save Cricket from a fix she manages to get herself into with the Comanches ... They both infuriate each other as they travel together to uncover a conspiracy, that also unwittingly has Cricket's sister involved. Together they face danger, adventures, and unexpected romantic situations, which get pretty steamy at times.
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A great book! If I had it to do again I would have started reading this series with this book (this is a prequel). Joan Johnston is wonderful at bringing the people in her books to life.
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good book to read haven't read the other two of the series yet
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my wife loved it
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Creighton (Cricket) Stewart had been raised by her father as if she were a boy. She is headstrong and willful and not in any mood to ever be married. Marriage to her was the same as giving up her freedom. Enter a handsome Texas Ranger (Jarrett Creed) on a mission to find a spy who may be someone Cricket knows and loves. Creed has a past he would like to forget but can't but he tries hard to fulfill his Ranger duties.
This is a great story. This is the first book I have read by this author but it will not be the last- I can't wait to read the next 2 books (Comanche Woman and Texas Woman)in this trilogy. This is a prequel to the Bitter Creek series by this author.
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Prequel to the New York Times bestseller: The Texan.

Captured by Comances as a boy, Jarrett Creed grew to manhood torn between two worlds. But with the young republic under siege from ravaging Mexican armies and marauding Indian tribes alike, he made his choice. Now, as a secret government mission brings the Texas Ranger to lovely Cricket Stewart's door, he must choose again.

The youngest daughter of a wealthy gentleman planter, Cricket lives life as she pleases and vows never to be a wife to any man. Until the day Jarrett Creed saves her from avenging Comanches...by claiming her as his bridge.

The last thing either expects is to fall in love. But as a traitorous conspiracy and a secret tragedy test their new-found union, a wild apirited beauty and a Texas lawman will discover just how far they will go for their precious homeland..and for a love that could free them from the sorrows of the past.

Very enjoyable book. Good writing, suspense, heartbreak, hate, & love all rolled into one. A forced marriage might actually have a chance of suceeding??
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Captured by Comanches as a boy, Jarrett Creed grew to manhood torn between two worlds. But with the young republic under seige from ravaging Mexican armies and marauding Indian tribes alike, he made his choice. Now, as a secret government mission brings the Texas Ranger to lovely Cricket Stewart's door, he must choose again.
The youngest daugther of a wealthy gentleman planter, Cricket lives life as she pleases and vows never to be a wife to any man. Until the day Jarrett Creed saves her from avenging Comanches...by claiming her as his bride.
The last thing either expects is to fall in love. But as a traitorous conspiracy and a secret tragedy test their new-found union, a wild-spirited beauty and a Texas lawman will discover just how far they will go for thier precious homeland...and for a love that could free them from the sorrows of the past.
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i loved this book..The first in the sisters of the lone star series.Another great historical romance
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This is one of the Sisters of the Lone Star series. The other books in the series are Comanche Woman and Texas Woman.
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Captured by Comanches as a boy, Jarrett Creed grew to manhood torn between two worlds. But with the young republic under siege from ravaging Mexican armies and marauding Indian tribes alike, he made his choice. Now, as a secret government mission brings the Texas Ranger to lovely Cricket Stewarts door, he must choose again. The youngest daughter of a wealthy gentleman planter Cricket lives life as she pleases and vows never to be a wife to any man. Until the day Jarrett Creed saves her from avenging Comanches...by claiming her as his bride. The last thing either expects is to fall in love. But as a traitorous conspiracy and a secret tragedy test their new found union, a wild-spirited beauty and a Tesas lawman will discover just how far they will go for their precious homeland..and for a love that could free them from the sorrows of the past.
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1 of 3 from lone star series can be read alone but you will want
the rest of the series
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1840's Texas romance
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1840's Texas comes alive, transporting us back to a wild, lawless frontier. The stirring story of Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed and the free-spirited beaty who captures his heart...a woman sworn to love no man.
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First in the series that features "Cricket" Stewart.
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Cowboys and romance, excellent combination
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Captured by Commanches as a boy, Jarret Creed grew to manhood torn between 2 worlds. But with the young republic under siege from ravaging Mexican armies & marauding Indian tribes, alike, he made his choice. Now, as a secret gov. mission brings the Texas Ranger to Cricket Stewart's door, he must choose again. The youngest dau. of a wealthy planter, Cricket lives life as she pleases & vows never to be a wife. Until the day Jarrett saves her from Comanches.. by claiming her as his bride. As a traitorous conspiracy & a secret tragedy test their union, these two discover just how far they will go for their homeland & for love.
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First book I've read by this author but I just have to read the others in the series. Loved it- love conquers all.
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Sprawling 1840's Texas comes alive in the hands of Joan Johnston. Introducing the unforgettable Creed dynasty, transporting us back to a wild, lawless frontier, this book brings us a stirring, passionate story of Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed and the free-spirited beauty who captures his heart---a woman sworn to love no man.
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This was a fabulous book!!! I am not even sure I am going to repost it at this time. I have a couple friends that will really enjoy it. Thank you so much for sending it to me!!
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TEXAS RANGER JARRETT CREED AND THE FREE-SPIRITED BEAUTY WHO CAPTURES HIS HEART...A WOMAN SWORN TO LOVE ON MAN.