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In a prequel to her best-selling The Cowboy, Johnston sweeps us back to the Republic of Texas in the 1840s and into the lives of the early Creeds. Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed and Creighton "Cricket" Stewart (another strong heroine, incidentally) fight for their new republic and struggle to forge a lasting marriage in the process. First published in 1988 as part of her "Sisters of the Lone Star" trilogy and out of print for some time, Frontier Woman will be of particular interest to fans of Johnston's current "Bitter Creek" series, which continues the story of the Creeds into the present. Johnston is a New York Times best-selling writer and lives in Florida.
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Also by Joan Johnston — two sumptuous bestselling novels that feature the proud, passionate Texas ranching families, the Blackthornes and the Creeds:
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This was a difficult book to read. While it's nice to read about a strong heroine, it's another to read about an unreasonable brat, which is what Cricket was. Read morePublished on April 3 2004
While the writing was good, the story was somewhat slow moving & disappointing and the characters left a lot to be desired, particularly the female lead "Cricket. Read morePublished on March 25 2002 by Maggie
Frontier Woman by Joan Johnston has exceptional side interests with the main family of Rip Stewart consisting of daughters that are spitfires. Read morePublished on Aug. 22 2001 by Mary V. Kopp
Creighton "Cricket" Stewart is a woman of many means, a woman of strength, a woman who would rather live as a man, until Jarrett Creed. Read morePublished on Aug. 13 2001 by Huntress Reviews