Banished from civilization to the Wyoming Territory, U.S. Marshal Harrison Taylor holds a deed to half the Lazy L. He isn’t sure why his beautiful new partner, Rachel Leonard, doesn’t trust him. He has to convince her he is nothing like the man who abused her and he must earn her trust before the escalating attacks at the Lazy L turn deadly.
For six years, Rachel has worked to repair a shattered life. Caring for her son and invalid father leaves little time to keep the Lazy L profitable. She doesn’t want a business partner simply because her father gambled away half of her beloved ranch, and most certainly doesn’t desire a husband. Unfortunately, she’s stuck with the former and can’t trust Harrison as the latter.
But unless she can learn to trust him, everything and everyone Rachel loves will be lost.
Historical fiction combined with a western romance theme is my go to read and a read I love to get lost in. West of Forgotten is a western romance tale, and the story that unfolds throughout the book is captivating and kept me hooked for hours! This is thanks to the well-developed plot and phenomenal literature courtesy of Lynda J. Cox whose literature is stunning and full of believable and likable characters. I have read many historical fiction novels but never before have I been so captivated by a story as I have been with West of Forgotten. I believe this is because there is something different about this book, something unique and special and I felt this as soon as I started to read it as its stunning nature shines off the page and into the reader’s heart. West of Forgotten indeed is a spectacular book, and so it demands to be read by everybody! But if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about this gem of a book!
West of Forgotten is an incredible western novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel U.S. Marshal Harrison Taylor. ‘Taylor holds a deed to half the Lazy L,’ and it is here that he will meet Rachel Leonard, a character who is wary of Taylor and he is unsure why. Well, that is until it is revealed that Rachel was abused and so Taylor tries to win her trust and reassure her that he is nothing like the man who abused her.
Rachel Leonard is a phenomenal character and the female protagonist of the novel, and for six years she has worked hard to overcome her abuse and live a normal life. However, this is proving hard as the world seems to be against her and caring for her father and raising her son makes everything more difficult. The reader will witness Rachel as she tries to overcome her abuse all while she grows a little bit closer to Taylor.
West of Forgotten is a gem of a book that I needed to read. For so long I have read books that are quite oppressive so to read a novel that yes, features a few troubling themes but poignantly and compellingly so was refreshing! Besides the journey, the reader encounters is a mesmerizing one that will teach readers about a lot, and I loved following the female protagonist of the novel on her journey. West of Forgotten indeed was a heart-warming read, and the blossoming romance at the heart of it made me fall in love! Although know book lovers that West of Forgotten is not all lovey-dovey, in fact, there are some troubling themes and even thrilling themes that kept me reading for hours on end!
West of Forgotten is a multi-layered novel full of many interesting and lovely themes and all the themes explored throughout West of Forgotten and these themes combined make West of Forgotten a sensational story that is fascinating as well as captivating. What makes the themes in the novel so brilliant is that the exceptional author of this novel, Lynda J. Cox flawlessly weaves them together into her plot so that the reader is entertained from beginning to end.
The author Lynda J. Cox can only be described as a literary artisan. Writing for me is an art form, it is much of an art as beautiful renaissance sculptures, paintings and wonderfully executed movies that excite the viewer. The objective of any great writer is that of an artist; it is to communicate a message and to delight the recipient whether that be the listener, the viewer or the reader… in this case the reader. Cox has wonderfully charmed me and has communicated the novel’s message to me soundly and perfectly. This is why I am in such awe of her, she is a creative genius and a visionary thinker that is also passionate and articulate and this, in my opinion, is a hard balance to find these days in the art of literature.
Lynda J. Cox is a talented wordsmith; her brilliant story combined with her flawless narration amazed me and had me turning the pages with haste. Cox’s sensational book is perfect and makes for a brisk, steady read that is full of twists and turns galore. I adore her plot device of twists and turns as they kept me intrigued and ensured that I never once got bored.
Overall West of Forgotten is a truly spectacular novel full of many beautiful moments, brilliant intrigue and historical context and so I have no choice but to award this stellar book a dazzling five stars! It is a truly exceptional novel, and it would be a crime not to read it, so please read the preview below as I promise you will be captivated to read this exceptional story!
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