ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Award winning author SUSAN MAY WARREN recently returned home to her native Minnesota after serving for eight years with her husband and four children as missionaries with SEND International in Far East Russia. She now writes full time from Minnesota's north woods. Visit her Web site at www.susanmaywarren.com.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
RECLAIMING NICK is the first of The Noble Legacy series. Book Two, TAMING RAFE, will be available January 2008.
A Modern Day Prodigal Comes Home...
Nick Noble hadn't planned on being the prodigal son.
But when his father dies and leaves half of Silver Buckle--the Noble family ranch--to Nick’s former best friend, he must return home to face his mistakes, and guarantee that the Silver Buckle stays in the Noble family.
Award-winning journalist Piper Sullivan believes Nick framed her brother for murder, and she’s determined to find justice. But following Nick to the Silver Buckle and posing as a ranch cook proves more challenging than she thinks. So does resisting his charming smile.
As Nick seeks to overturn his father’s will--and Piper digs for answers--family secrets surface that send Nick’s life into a tailspin. But there’s someone who’s out to take the Silver Buckle from the Noble family, and he’ll stop at nothing--even murder--to make it happen.
Considering the fact that this concerned cowboys and romance (two of my not-so-favorite things), I enjoyed this book--at least the suspense parts. I'm sure romance/cowboy lovers will relish every word. It's well-written, and I liked the plot surprises along the way.
It's hard to pick a favorite character, but I think it would be Maggie. She is Nick's former best friend Cole's wife. A part of her is still in love with Nick, though she was wronged by him (you'll have to read to find out how). However, she is dedicated to her husband through good and bad.
I have to say that I enjoyed Susan's Everything's Coming Up Josey much more, perhaps because it was funnier and wasn't about cowboys. :) But that's just my opinion. I'm sure if you check out some other CFBA'ers blogs, you'll see some great reviews.
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