Two lives cross in a fateful roadside encounter. When ranch life turns deadly, will their unexpected love survive?
Addie Malory is struggling to improve the rundown farm she bought. And though she knows she can't do it alone, she won't tolerate men who think they can just take advantage of a single woman. Worried all her hard work will amount to nothing, both her hopes and her heart lift when she hires a hunky capable ranch hand.
Cade Brody's past has left him broken. Drifting between rodeos after a shocking betrayal, he's grateful to the pretty farm girl and her offer of a job. But after thugs vandalize the property and harass his gorgeous new boss, he puts aside his wounded heart as his protective instincts ignite.
With Addie's dream in danger under a barrage of financially damaging attacks, she wrestles with the risk of her red-hot feelings for her rugged employee. And when his own past returns to haunt him, Cade may have to choose between protecting the woman he loves and the healing reconciliation he's wanted for years.
New Series for cowboy lovers!
First book of The Montana Men series and off to a great start. A chance meeting due a broken down pickup truck brings Cade and Addie together. Addie has her own set of heartbreaks and setbacks, but still will do what it takes to fulfill her dreams. Cade has been wandering around for the last five years. Betrayed by his fiancée and his brother….his twin no less, down on his luck and broke on top of it. He accepts the ride offered by Addie to town and winds up getting a job to work on her farm.
Sparks fly, but both egos are to battered and bruised. Cade wants only to earn enough money to fix his truck and hit the road. Trouble hits the farm and Cade could not leave Addie to deal with it herself, strong as she is, In protecting her they explore the spark between them, but is it enough to forget the pain and insecurities of the past?
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