Friday, September 30, 2011

Love on the Line by Deeanne Gist

Goodreads Synopsis:  In 1904 Texas Ranger Luke Palmer arrives in Brenham, Texas, with one goal—to capture the gang of outlaws led by Frank Comer. Undercover as a telephone repairman, he uses his days on the range to search, not realizing there's another pair of eyes watching him.

Georgie Gail, switchboard operator and birder, heads out on a birding expedition, but instead of sighting a painted bunting, her opera glasses capture her telephone man, armed and far away from telephone lines. Palmer is forced to take this alluring troublemaker into his confidence and unwittingly puts her in harm's way. The closer he comes to the gang, the further she works her way into his heart—and into trouble. Soon it's more than just love that's on the line.

Love on the LineLove on the Line by Deeanne Gist
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

As usual, Deeanne Gist gives up the goods.

hobbied heroinie + handsome, undercover lawman  = good, not overdone, but not underdone either.  Just right.

It's a fun read.  One thing I just love about Gist's books are that they are labeled romances and they actually say they love each other/kiss BEFORE the last page.  Amazing.

It didn't follow a typical romance arc, which was kind of surprising.  On top of that, I couldn't always guess what was going to happen.  Always good.

Highly recommended.

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