MOBI ´ DOC Texas Destiny 9780451407528

BOOK Texas Destiny

MOBI ´ DOC Texas Destiny 9780451407528 ´ ➵ [Read] ➯ Texas Destiny By Lorraine Heath ✤ – She was his brother's wifeArriving on the Fort Worth train Miss Amelia Carson mail order bride had never met Dallas Leigh the Texan she promised to marry The tall cowboy at the station wasn't Dallas H From the moment Houston met Amelia he knew she possessed the courage this wild land needed She had eyes that could see past his wounded face to his soul And he would fight any man except his brother for her heart Now he and Amelia were riding down dangerous trails sleeping under the stars and God help them they were falling in love Opening Line “His was not a face that women carried with them into their dreams”Oh how I loved this one I actually sought out a used copy of Texas Destiny because it had received such rave reviews and WOW am I ever glad I did I knew going in I was going to like this because I’ve got such a soft spot when it comes to the tortured heroes but I never expected to be as moved as I was by this beautiful story Just know any review I attempt here really won’t do this justiceI fell in love with both the hero and heroine and literally couldn’t stop reading mostly because Lorraine Heath never took the easy route with their story Just when I thought I had it all figured out she went the opposite way or moved things past where I thought she was going to She also gives us multifaceted characters who only over the course of the book manage to reveal their whole selvesOur couples back stories are both heartbreaking talk about wounded souls finding each other Unfortunately for them our heroine has already promised herself to another and the hero doesn’t feel anywhere near worthy of fighting for her love especially up against his successful good looking older brother But the heart wants what the heart wants and sometimes it isn’t a fancy house and lots of frills but a uiet life in a one room cabin with small dreams a few horses and a man that makes your toes curl regardless of what he looks like Amelia Carson has just arrived on the Fort Worth train she’s a mail order bride trying to leave the horrors of war ravaged Georgia behind and start a new life for herself in Texas She’s been corresponding with Dallas Leigh for a year now agreeing to marry him and in exchange for travel expenses signing a promissory note Its 1876 so the deed is as good as done Now all she can hope is that Dallas is everything she imagined he’d be from his letters However it’s not Dallas who meets Amelia’s train due to a broken leg he’s been unable to travel The tall cowboy keeping to the shadows is his younger brother Houston and she’s going to be stuck with the scarred and bad tempered man for the entire three week wagon journey back to Dallas’s ranch Houston doesn’t talk much and almost always keeps his face turned away but Amelia’s an optimistic character and it doesn’t take long before she’s able to break down Houston’s defences Missing an eye and badly disfigured this weary ex Civil War soldier has survived the war but its left him scarred inside and out and he now prefers the company of horses to people Amelia has brought something back to life in him though and he can’t help wishing things were somehow different As it stands his memories are going to have to last a lifetime because she belongs to his brother and he’s going to deliver her to him and watch them get married because Amelia deserves so much then he could ever hope to give her Of course the return trip doesn’t go uite as smoothly as planned and Houston and Amelia are forced to rely on each other to survive growing ever closer and falling in love And this is where things got interesting because I expected the brother to be a mean horrible man makes for an easy story right but no he’s a nice guy who would make an excellent husband remaining true and providing Amelia with a good life This makes her decision very difficult especially when the one she really wants keeps pushing her away Part 1 of the Texas Trilogy271jb5

Lorraine Heath ✓ Texas Destiny DOC

She was his brother's wifeArriving on the Fort Worth train Miss Amelia Carson mail order bride had never met Dallas Leigh the Texan she promised to marry The tall cowboy at the station wasn't Dallas He was Houston Dallas's brother sent to escort her on the rugged three week trek to the ranch where Dallas waited Brought up in war rav Finally on KindleI know people including myself who paid a small fortune on eBay for used copies of these books but I just discovered they're FINALLY available on kindle These 3 books are seriously 3 of my favorite historical romances and worth every penny And yes I'll be buying them again Texas Destiny Texas Glory Splendor review Texas Destiny is the first book in Lorraine Heath’s Texas Trilogy and my first read by this author From the reviews and recommendations by friends I was expecting a really good book but ended up totally blown away by how much I loved this story Great hero great heroine believable storyline humor passion this book has everything I need for a 5 star readDallas Leigh knew what he wanted and wasn't afraid to do whatever it took to realize his dreams Already a successful rancher and land owner the only thing he was lacking was a son to leave his legacy to so when Dallas saw an ad for a woman looking to become a mail order bride he began correspondence After having exchanged letters for a year Dallas decides that he wants Amelia to be the woman to share his dreams and give him the son he longs for But just when it was time for him to make the three week journey into Fort Worth to meet his new bride he fell from a horse he was trying to break and ended up being the one who got broken – his leg that is Clearly unable to make the trip to meet the woman who had traveled halfway across the country to marry him Dallas’ has no other choice than to send his brother Houston to meet Amelia at the train station and wait patiently for their returnI love a story with a tortured hero and Houston Leigh is certainly that He has terrible scars on his face and body a result of a near fatal injury during Civil War where at 14 years old he served as his father’s drummer He spent so much of his life hiding in the shadows and wishing he had died on the battlefield rather than living the life he’s had to endure His torment doesn’t just come from his own scars but from the pain of believing that his father died on that same battlefield because of Houston’s cowardice He’s certain his brothers Dallas and Austin also blame him for their father’s death and given that no woman can stand to look at him with his disfigured face he’s resigned himself to a life of solitudeAmelia Carson is a strong resourceful woman with a take charge attitude so traveling across country to start a new life with a man she’s never met is exciting than frightening Besides her life has been anything but easy and she’s got than her own share of childhood trauma to deal with and making this trip is nothing compared to the things she’d endured She was looking forward to meeting her fiancé and spending the time it took to travel back to his ranch getting to know him but much to her surprise the man who met her at the station wasn’t Dallas The three weeks it takes to get to the ranch made for some great reading There was laughter tears danger and passion and I enjoyed it all so much I didn’t want the journey to end but of course it had to Once they made it to Dallas’ ranch the story could have become over the top dark and depressing but it never did I was sure there would be angst and there was Truth be told it was an emotional roller coaster ride but it never became so unbearable that I felt like I needed to put the book down to take a breather In fact the book was so good I couldn’t put it down at all I’m thrilled to have found this trilogy and owe a huge debt of gratitude to my Goodreads friends who mentioned this book again and again Houston Leigh now holds a spot on my Top Hero shelf and it’s not easy to earn that place of honor

MOBI Î Texas Destiny ✓ Lorraine Heath

Texas DestinyAged Georgia Amelia thought Dallas's letters made Texas sound like heaven a place for her dreams to grow with the right man beside herAnd his only loveBy all appearances Houston Leigh would hardly be considered the right man The war he survived had scarred him inside and out and he was little competition for his handsome brother But why did I download this book??? LOVED IT but now I have to read the next in the series costing me a friggin fortune these kindle downloads FANTASTIC off to read Texas Glory now