Books by Anna Jeffrey

B
Sweet Return

Take a modern southern gal who owns a beauty salon/janitorial supply store and a fledgling free-range egg business and match her up with the successful prodigal son of her older friend in a small town in west Texas. You’d think this is going to be a screwball comedy complete with every southern cl ...

B+
Salvation, Texas

Salvation, Texas is a second chance at love story, a mystery, and a very enjoyable book. It was a treat to read a good book set in Texas that really felt authentic. The people in this book were not just pretty folks in Wranglers and ropers - they felt like they belonged there. Randall Ryder made ...

A-
Sweet Water

Picking up Anna Jeffrey’s latest, I did not expect to find a DIK within. Although I have enjoyed her previous books, both her heroes and heroines proved a bit too trying at times to qualify as keepers. But I was thrilled to discover within the pages of Sweet Water a pair of well-rounded, irresisti ...

C+
The Love of a Lawman

The Love of a Lawman takes place in the same small Idaho town as The Love of a Stranger and The Love of a Cowboy did, but it stands alone. I loved the hero, but found the heroine exasperating - although I understood her well enough. Isabelle Rondeau was always an outsider in Callister, Idaho. Her ...

C-
The Love of a Stranger

The Love of a Stranger is one of those books with a small town setting that baffled me; I'm pretty sure we're supposed to believe small towns are good places to live, and yet the author portrays Callister, Idaho, as hell on earth. All the locals are mean, corrupt, or too weak to stand up to the mean ...

D-
The Love of a Cowboy

I thought I would like The Love of a Cowboy. It's a contemporary romance, with no suspense or crime elements. It's pretty well-written, eschewing purple prose in its several original and steamy love scenes. And it's set in rural central Idaho, where I lived for years. But I did not like this book. ...