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The Outsider - Penelope Williamson
The Outsider
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After Rachel Yoder's husband is murdered by outlaws in an act of outrageous greed, she must raise her 10-year-old son alone on the Montana Plains. One day, a handsome stranger dying from a gunshot wound walks into her ranch. With simple kindness, she treats his injury and nurses him back to... show more
After Rachel Yoder's husband is murdered by outlaws in an act of outrageous greed, she must raise her 10-year-old son alone on the Montana Plains. One day, a handsome stranger dying from a gunshot wound walks into her ranch. With simple kindness, she treats his injury and nurses him back to health. Soon Rachel finds herself drawn to this mysterious outsider with a violent past--and must put her future on the line for a last chance at happiness.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446604772 (0446604771)
Publisher: Vision
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
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The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it
4.0 The Outsider
I think the book did a very good job at capturing the time and place. I most enjoyed how the author used the sheep herder/cowboy conflict of the west to drive the plot.
The More I Read. . .
The More I Read. . . rated it
5.0
I understand that The Outsider is loosely based on a John Wayne movie, "Angel and the Badman." I confess I'm not a John Wayne fan, have never seen this movie, and other than "The Unforgiven", I can't say I'm a huge fan of western movies generally. That admission, to some, may be close to heresy. Lik...
sad strumpet jenny
sad strumpet jenny rated it
2.0
Good grief. This is what you call a saga, I guess. I have no idea if I liked it or not. By the end, the traumas were just piled on, so much so that it was almost numbing. I could not believe the HEA either, that just seemed over the top and implausible, even in Romancelandia. Plus, how happy can...
Romance Books Reviews & Treats
Romance Books Reviews & Treats rated it
5.0 The Outsider
Widowed heroine & her 9yo son are members of a small ascetic religious community called the Plains in Montana. Injured desperado Hero stumbles into their homestead & heroine tends his serious injuries. Having religious-outsider Hero living with heroine is met with silent disapproval by her community...
Romancing the Novel
Romancing the Novel rated it
5.0
Not quite as good as the reviews led me to believe, but worth the time.
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