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by Joan Johnston

In this captivating prequel to the New York Times bestsellers The Cowboy and The Texan, Joan Johnston tells the story of a woman kidnapped by Comanches—and the proud warrior who vows to make her love him.   Living as a Comanche, the son of a white father and his Indian bride, Long Quiet secretly dreams of making Bayleigh Stewart, daughter of the richest cotton planter in Texas, his wife. When Bay is stolen from her home by marauding Indians, she seems lost to Long Quiet forever . . . until a twist of fate brings her back to him—a gift from the Comanche whose life he saved. Bay has lived among the Indians for three long years when a stranger who looks like a Comanche—but speaks perfect English—awakens a passion that burns hot and true. Bay yearns for home, but Long Quiet is determined to convince Bay that her home is with him. As they soon discover, they must both give up something of themselves while fighting for a love strong enough to bridge two worlds.
Download Comanche Woman (Sisters of the Lone Star) epub
ISBN: 0440236800
ISBN13: 978-0440236801
Category: Literature
Subcategory: United States
Author: Joan Johnston
Language: English
Publisher: Dell; a edition (November 26, 2002)
ePUB size: 1599 kb
FB2 size: 1272 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 702
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After reading several bad reviews of Comanche Woman by Joan Johnston, I felt compelled to contradict them. It is the second book in her Sisters of the Lone Star series, the first being Frontier Woman, the third being Texas Woman. I enjoyed Comanche Woman from beginning to end.
Comanche Woman continues the story of the second Stewart sister, Bayleigh, who is abducted by an Indian at the end of Frontier Woman. In that novel, she is a meek, quiet young woman who is often overlooked by her overbearing father and when compared to her forceful older and younger sisters. The reader is left wondering how gentle Bayleigh will survive her capture and endure her subsequent life with the Comanche.
Joan Johnston is known for creating vivid characters and thoughtful introspection. She certainly does not disappoint in her character development of Bayleigh Stewart, who is called Shadow by her Comanche captors. Shadow has learned to put aside all that she has known as the wealthy daughter of a plantation owner in order to survive her harsh new life as a slave to Many Horses.
Unbeknownst to Bayleigh, someone has been relentlessly searching for her since her capture three years ago: the half-breed Long Quiet, also called Walker Coburn. Torn between two worlds, he has loved Bayleigh in secret since he saw her years ago at a ball in Boston. Since she no longer is part of that world, he longs to rescue her and give her the love that he has held only for her.
Their journey to each other is tempestuous and filled with the emotion that one comes to expect from Joan Johnston. The reader genuinely comes to love and care for these characters; this particular reader actually sighed with disappointment when the novel came to its poignant conclusion. (I didn't want to say goodbye to Bayleigh and Long Quiet!) Share their journey also by reading Comanche Woman. You will not be sorry.
I read the negative reviews on Comanche Woman so I was a little apprehensive but I read Frontier Woman so I decided to go for it. I did not feel at all like some of the other reviewers. I thought it was a wonderful love story. Long Quiet is a strong yet tender man who is torn between two worlds. Being half comanche he has stayed true to that side of his heritage. But Bay Stewart changes all that. She has always been tender hearted and has now been in captivity for 3 year but was bought by a kind comanche named Many Horses. Lone Quiet ends up taking her as his bride and because of many threats against her life he decides that she won't be safe in even his own village. So he takes her to her home and decides that she should forget him and that he will return to his village after the business he has to take care of. But...will he really be able to stay in his village or will he return to try to claim Bay as his wife and live in the white world. Through lots of ups and downs it does have a happy ending and there are lots of tender moments that I really enjoyed. So take a chance. I'm so glad I did. For me this is a keeper. I am looking forward to reading Texas Woman.
You have to read Frontier Woman to fully understand Comanche Woman. It is part of a series and is, in fact, my favorite book in the series. To understand Bay and Long Quiet's personalities you have to first meet them in the first book. It tells how Jerrett Creed's father kidnapped Jerrett and Long Quiet from the Comanche camp and sent them to school in Boston where the hero first lays eyes on the beutiful Bayleigh Stewart. It also explains Bay's relationship with her father and sisters.

Some reviewers said the characters were 2 dimensional but didn't read the first book. That is like tuning into a TV show but not watching the first half of the season. Of course they are lost. If you are thinking of reading this book I defiantly recommend reading Frontier Woman first and Texas Woman is also great to round out the series. This book was my favorite of the three books hands down and Long Quiet was my favorite of the three heroes. I really enjoyed reading these books and especially loved this one. They will go in my bookshelf for me to revisit in the future.
Love her books
Love the author's work. the edition was a little more worn than I expected, but I don't care. Thanks!
Great read
Same old stuff. I guess this is not my entertainment. It didn't seem realalistic. I quit in the middle of the book.
This was a great series of stories (3 books). Bay is kidnapped by a Comanche and lives 3 years as an Indian woman with the Chief before she is rescued. Her future husband, Long Quiet is part white and part Indian and best friends with a Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed who is married to Cricket, Bay's sister. Great story, you will enjoy it.