Review: Cowboy Come Home by Janette Kenny

I’m back…the resident Cowboy Expert here at FVBR. Sophia always knows how to tempt me with a book – it either has a cowboy on the cover or “cowboy” in the title.

Sadly, Cowboy Come Home just didn’t work for me. I kept with it until page 220 (out of 379) when I finally gave up. I tried hard to like it as the premise was right up my alley – historical romance full of a bad boy cowboy who comes back to the ranch he worked at only to find the only woman he’s ever loved left alone to run the ranch after her father’s death. He steps in to help her. Then the author leads us down the path of the heroine slowly uncovering her murky and mysterious childhood as pieces of her memory slowly return.

And that’s when I was done. I just couldn’t get connected with the hero or heroine and I promise I tried! I wanted to love this book. But the back and forth between the hero and heroine fighting their love for each was a little over the top. And so many of their issues could have been quickly resolved if the two of them sat down for five minutes and communicated honestly with each other. I think that’s what did me in – couldn’t they just chat for a few minutes? Wam bam thank you ma’am, now that’s out of the way it could have got on to some excitement.

Once again I really tried to keep reading, but I couldn’t stay interested and decided I needed to move on to something else.

Rating: DNF
Cowboy Come Home by Janette Kenny
November 1st 2011 by Zebra Books
Historical Romance – Western
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