Books by Lynna Banning

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Loner's Lady

In a romance book landscape littered with paranormals and inane Regency-set historicals, it’s nice to enjoy a Western Romance read. It’s like drinking a tall glass of cool, crisp water. Loner’s Lady turned out to be a lovely character-driven romance in which plot holes, unfortunately, mar its ...

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Loner's Lady

Loner's Lady is a western, and I so like a good western. However, this book was a total washout. The heroine is an angry shrew who acts stupidly thoroughout the book, the story is rife with illogic and contradictions, and the hero has a lot of potential that's wasted. Not even the heroine's wonde ...

C
The Wedding Cake War

Just when I thought I'd read almost every variant of Western romance, along comes Lynna Banning's latest. Forget cowboys and ranchers, this is the tale of a town fundraiser and a mail-order bride competition. While the initial set-up of the story is rather contrived, the story does have some rather ...

C
Lost Acres Bride

At heart, Lost Acres Bride is not a bad book. The characters are engaging, and the story is fairly original. However, there are distracting inconsistencies and annoyances that appear throughout, keeping the reader from really enjoying the story. Serena Hull, half white and half Mo ...

C
Wildwood

I reviewed Lynna Banning's debut romance, Western Rose, last year. I enjoyed it and found the author was able to interest me in a sub-genre that generally is not my forte, the Western. I also enjoyed the social issues that Ms. Banning was able to weave throughout that book without seeming at all pre ...

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Western Rose

Simply put, Lynna Banning's Western Rose is a charming, heart-warming, tear-wrenching read that will engage the reader from the first to the last. It's a re-make of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew with lots of western flair. The hero, Jake Bannister, needs land with access to w ...