The Promise of Jenny Jones
A desperate mother takes Jenny Jones' place in front of a firing squad in exchange for Jenny's promise to see her daughter safely to California. Though she and the six-year-old Graciela get off to a rocky start, Jenny will do everything in her power to keep her promise, even with the child's... show more
A desperate mother takes Jenny Jones' place in front of a firing squad in exchange for Jenny's promise to see her daughter safely to California. Though she and the six-year-old Graciela get off to a rocky start, Jenny will do everything in her power to keep her promise, even with the child's cousins in hot pursuit. Then she is mysteriously drawn to the handsome cowboy Ty Sanders, and though neither know it yet, their purpose is the same.
Publish date: April 1st 1997
Publisher: Warner 1997/97
Pages no: 377
Edition language: English
Sometimes, you pick up a book in your favorite genre, by a writer you love and trust, and it disappoints you. Other times, which happens rarely, you pick up a book in a genre you never liked, by an author you don’t know, and you can’t put it down. You make a joyful discovery. This is what happened w...
I've had a hankering for a western historical for some time so Willaful's tweet about The Promise of Jenny Jones reminded me of the sorry fact that I'd left this little gem languishing on Mt. TBR much too long. Maggie Osborne is one of the best writers of western historical romances, and her heroine...
3.5 stars. Would be my first Maggie Osborne book but not my last. Can't say I had any complaint about the author's writing style, but I couldn't connect with either Jenny or Ty... not even Graciela. Neither did I like the smothering Mexican weather that the author so brilliantly depicted. I felt lik...
I enjoyed this historical romance that had a good plot and plenty of exciting action. I particularly liked the strong heroine and her interaction with the hero including the development of their relationship. For firing squad switch, Jenny promises to take young girl from Mexico to California and ...