Margaret Brownley's latest series, The Brides of Last Chance Ranch, is a must-read with book 1 "Dawn Comes Early!"
From the publishers:
Disgraced dime novelist Kate Tenney fled the city that banned her latest novel for the emptiness of the desert. Answering an ad to be “heiress” to a vast cattle ranch in the Arizona Territory, Kate hopes ranching turns out to be as romantic as she portrayed it in her novels.
But what awaits her is a life harder than the one she just left. There is no room for mistakes on a working cattle ranch, and Kate is ill-prepared for her new life. She quickly learns that dawn comes early. But she is tenacious.
Having been abandoned by a string of men, Kate has no intention of ever marrying. But she didn’t expect to meet Luke Adams, either. Luke awakens feelings inside Kate she doesn’t recognize, and his steady presence is a constant distraction. She has only written about love in the past, never known it herself. But her feelings for Luke stand in the way of all she has to gain if she is chosen as the heir.
Perhaps God brought Kate to the barrenness of the desert to give new life to her jaded heart.
I was drawn right into the story and fell in love with the characters as soon as I started reading! I really enjoyed the setting of the novel and I felt as if I was living on the ranch along with Kate and learning along with her. As a young girl I always dreamed of writing books and I love when main characters are authors or authors in secret and Kate struggles with her latest work will tug at your heart and have you cheering her on as she flees to the west!
*I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review*