About the Book
The prodigal is coming home.
It’s been a long time since Colt Stafford shrugged off his cowboy legacy for shiny Manhattan loafers and a promising career on Wall Street. But when stock market manipulations leave him financially strapped, the oldest son of legendary rancher Sam Stafford decides to return to the sprawling Double S ranch in Gray’s Glen, Washington. He’s broke, but not broken, and it’s time to check in with his ailing father, and get his legs back under him by climbing into the saddle again.
He doesn’t expect to come home to a stranger pointing a loaded gun at his chest— a tough yet beautiful woman that Sam hired as the house manager. Colt senses there’s more to Angelina Morales than meets the eye and he’s determined to find out what she’s hiding…and why.
Colt’s return brings new challenges. Younger brother Nick has been Sam’s right-hand man at the ranch for years and isn’t thrilled at having Colt insert himself into Double S affairs. And the ranch’s contentious relationship with the citizens of Gray’s Glen asks all the Stafford men to examine their hearts about what it truly means to be a neighbor. And as Wall Street recovers, will Colt succumb to the call of the financial district’s wealth and power—or finally the courage to stay in the saddle for good?
About the Author
Ruth Logan Herne has more than half a million books in print, including fifteen “Love Inspired” contemporary novels. “Back in the Saddle” is the first book in her new western romance series. Ruth is a founding member of Seekerville, a popular writing collective blog. A country girl who loves the big city, Ruth and her husband live on a farm in upstate New York.
Sometimes in life we make decisions that disappoint our family and especially our parents. But after making mistakes, there is always forgiveness and redemption. That is exactly what happens when Colt Stafford returns home to the ranch after shirking his cowboy legacy and running off to a fancy career on Wall Street in Manhattan. When Colt returns he must prove not only to himself, but others that he has changed and is ready and willing to stay. Ruth Logan Herne has once again written a captivating story that readers will fall in love with from page one. Readers will not want to put down this magnificent story until the last delightful page. With easily relatable characters and a small town, western feel, Ruth has written a story that will captivate the attention of any adult, male or female.
Series: Double S Ranch
Genre: contemporary, western, Christian
Publication date: March 15, 2016
Number of pages: 320
Content Rating: PG, a little bit of kissing, mention of possible drug overdose, ranch accidents
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this book was provide by LitFuse via the publisher.
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