For the last four years, she’s wanted to watch him hang.
Hannah Gale has to avenge her husband’s death and the loss of her future and watching Emitt Hayes swing will do just that. When she’s able to catch him, she can bring him back and claim the bounty, redeeming some of the wealth Emitt stole.
Emitt stole a horse to redeem a debt.
It started a landslide of events that changed many lives, and a has eaten at him ever since. He’s taken on the name Cort Nelson to hide. When his past catches up with him, Hannah is more fire than he’s expecting. His quiet, hidden life will never be the same.
A hidden danger appears that could cost them both their lives, can Cort admit to what he’s done and be the man Hannah needs and can Hannah release her grudge to grab hold of a future worth having?
I absolutely enjoyed every moment spent in the pages of this story. The characters are vivid and real. The story setting is depicted with such detail, that you feel like you are there in the forest, walking on the trails, smelling the loamy earth after a rain. I enjoyed the adventure and the mystery. I often couldn’t turn the pages fast enough to find out what would happen next. I was loathed to put the book down for even a moment.
Hannah is one feisty heroine who isn’t afraid to go after what she wants. She is independent and has a strong sense of family loyalty, even if it’s misguided.
After years on the run, Cort has found a community and a place to belong. But when his past catches up with him, will he learn to give the desires of his heart to God and to rely on a strength greater than his own?
I’ve not yet had the pleasure of reading the other stories in this series, and I can tell you that I am looking forward to carving out some time to catch up with the earlier books. Not once did I feel lost, or like I was missing out on previous information.
If you enjoy reading historical fiction set in the west, then this is the book for you! I give this wonderful story 4.5 stars and would recommend it to anyone, especially fans of Mary Connealy & Tracey Lyons. You are sure to be delighted.
(I receive complimentary books for review from publishers, publicists, and/or authors, including Netgalley. I am not required to write positive reviews. The opinions I have expressed are my own.)
About the Author:
I am an author of Christian Historical Romance novels. My first series, Western Vows is comprised of a prequel Forsaking All Others, then To Honor and Cherish, For Richer or Poorer, and To Love and Comfort. The settings are Kansas and northern Minnesota/Canadian border. If you are a lover of historical romance, especially clean historical romance, please follow my newsletter to be updated on what’s coming!
Kari Trumbo is one of four authors in the best-selling Cutter’s Creek series. She writes Christian Historical Romance and is a stay-at-home mom to four vibrant children. When she isn’t writing or editing, she homeschools her children and pretends to keep up with them. Kari loves reading, listening to contemporary Christian music, singing when no one’s listening and curling up near the wood stove when winter hits. She makes her home in central Minnesota with her husband of almost twenty years, two daughters, two sons, three cats, and one hungry wood stove.
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