Heath, Lorraine. Samantha and the cowboy.

Author:Ginsberg, Sherri Forgash
Position:Book Review - Young Adult Review - Brief Article

(An Avon True Romance). HarperCollins, Avon, 250p. c2002. 0-06-447341-4. $4.99. JS

Samantha, desperate to help her family financially, passes herself off as a boy and signs up to move cattle from Texas to Kansas. Sam, never having done this before, is determined, courageous and bold enough to get the position. Matthew, whose father owns the cattle, but is not in charge of the hiring, takes a liking to Sam and not only gets her hired but mentors her along the way. Matt, an unusual 18-year-old, has survived the Civil War but it left an indelible mark on his memory, and he is determined to watch over Sam and keep her safe from harm. He does not realize that...

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