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Lone Star Joy by Kathleen Ball Nominated for RONE Award
Lone Star Joy nominated for best Cowboy book of 2012 by InD'Tale Magazine. Voted by readers, Lone Star Joy is currently number one. More Votes are needed.
Best selling novel Lone Star Joy by Kathleen Ball has been nominated for best Cowboy Novel of 2012. Voting ends April 26, 2013.
Lone Star Joy is The Romance Review's Five Star Top Pick. "
The story is well written and draws the reader along at a steady pace until the climax arrives in a most unexpected way. Ms. Ball kept me so interested I didn't want to put the book down. The passion between the two main characters starts off slowly and builds up into love"
"If you need a dose of romance, mystery and well created characters, why don't you have a little Lone Star Joy of you own?"- LAS Romance Reviews
You can vote for Lone Star Joy at http://www.indtale.com/
Lone Star Joy is book two of The Lasso Springs Series---"In my latest release, Lone Star Joy, my character Joy Courtland amazes me. When she was fourteen her father and brother talked her into taking the fall for the death of her step--mother. They convinced her to put her fingerprints on the knife and to put her footsteps in the blood, leaving a trail to her room. They made her believe that she was helping her brother. He'd get the death penalty while Joy would only go to juvie.
Joy loved her brother, and made the sacrifice for him. Unfortunately, she was tried, and convicted as an adult, and she was immediately sent to prison. She quickly learned the rules, keep you back to the wall, keep your mouth shut, and make sure you have eyes in the back of your head.
She fought off numerous attacks. After eight years, she finally got a break and was sent to a work release program working with horses. Unfortunately, the program only allowed nonviolent males. Joy's hard exterior hides a very insecure young woman that had to grow up too soon. She had to harden her heart, and wall off all feelings.
Her greatest strength is her willingness to love and be loved. To her it is the biggest risk she had ever taken. She finds that her scars are sexy and considered badges of survival."- Kathleen Ball