One clutzy advice columnist.
One champion cowboy.
And an entire small town rooting for love.
Advice columnist Maggie Hope never dreamed she’d be shaking hands with champion horse trainer Tru Monahan over a high-stakes bet, especially one that involves horses. And saddles. And everything else a city girl like Maggie feels uncomfortable around. But after filling in for a coworker and interviewing the handsome cowboy, she finds herself doing just that. Anything to save her advice column.
Despite Maggie’s two left feet, Tru is bound and determined to bring out her inner cowgirl by teaching her to ride a cutting horse, trained to separate cattle from the rest of the herd. While her riding improves, their attraction intensifi es, but Tru knows he can never let her into his heart—for her own good.
In Wishing Springs, a community full of meddling but well-meaning townsfolk, Maggie discovers the home she’s always longed for. But she’s holding something back—a secret that could destroy her reputation and any future she’s ever hoped for with the cowboy she might just love.
Hope and faith come in many different forms in Clopton's contemporary cowboy romance set in the small town of Wishing Springs, Tex. Maggie Hope is a newspaper advice columnist from the city who's way out of her depth interviewing cowboy and champion quarter horse rider Tru Monahan in his small hometown. In an attempt to hide her nervousness during the televised piece, Maggie comes up with a bet more of a dare, really: that Tru can not only teach this city girl how to ride, but he can have her good enough to compete in two months. Can the pair of them see past their own good intentions to find the truth lying right in front of them Amusing secondary characters and an intriguing side plot mix with humor to balance an occasionally clich d plot that is light on faith.