Under Texas Stars, #2
January 2013/320 pages/$15.99
Sometimes it takes a stranger to see you as you really are.
Born and raised on sprawling Texas land, Margaret O’Brien prides herself on her competence as a rancher. But her father believes she’s made for more than just dawn-to-dusk work. He wants her to have the love of a good man, to raise children, to build a life. But Margaret gave up such dreams years ago. She’s convinced no man would have her, that the ranch is her life now.
So when Margaret’s father hires Daniel Cutler as a new foreman, she’s frustrated and suspicious. Then an overheard conversation links him with a gang of bank robbers, and she’s downright worried. Daniel swears he’s not involved, but Margaret’s not convinced. She knows the man still has secrets. But would a criminal be so kind and talk so convincingly of his faith? As a series of tragic “accidents” threatens all she holds dear, Margaret must decide what to trust: her own ears, her best judgment . . . or what her heart keeps telling her.
From the author of the best-selling Blue Moon Promise . . . an exciting tale of danger, romance, and faith played out under Texas stars.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Oh. My. I loved this book. Colleen Coble has personified the struggle of many women in the portrayal of Margaret O'Brien - a woman who saw herself as the wrong height, unattractive, never measuring up, and certainly not desirable to a man looking for a wife. Her insecurity and her efforts to prove herself were heart-wrenching to observe, and her longing for unconditional love will strike a chord with any reader, for that is the desire of every human heart. Coble is an expert at blending romance and mystery and developing characters with real-life issues that are as relevant today as they were in the historical setting of her novels. A stand-alone sequel to Blue Moon Promise (which I reviewed here) Safe in His Arms will delight your heart and encourage you as well. Highly recommended!
Disclosure of Material Connection: Colleen Coble gave me an Advanced Reader Copy of this book. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
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