From the New York Times bestselling queen of cowboy romance comes a "charming novel in which friendship, family, love, and trust abound." (Fresh Fiction) Includes a bonus novella by Katie Lane!
Patience was never one of her virtues. After her SUV runs off the road in the middle of a Texas blizzard and her cell stops working, Claire Mason is about to snap. Getting back home to Oklahoma with her four-year-old niece is top priority. And lucky for her, help comes in the form of a true Texas cowboy...
Levi Jackson has always been a sucker for strays. So he can't help getting involved when he comes across Claire and her little niece shivering in the cold. By offering them a place to stay until her car is fixed, he can make sure the two are taken care of - and get to know the sassy Claire better.
What starts as something awkward and temporary starts feeling cozier by the minute. And soon Levi is hoping he can convince Claire she has a permanent place in his heart.
Plus, bonus story "O Little Town of Bramble" by Katie Lane!All Ethan Miller wants for Christmas is to celebrate in Bramble, Texas, with family and friends. But when his childhood neighbor comes home for the holiday, Ethan realizes that the girl-next-door could be the girl of his dreams.
Brown's sweet second Longhorn Canyon contemporary (after Cowboy Bold) pairs an independent businesswoman with a warmhearted cowboy. After wrecking her car during a Texas snowstorm, professional quilter Claire Mason finds shelter for herself and her four-year-old niece, Zaylie, in an unused cabin. When cowboy and Longhorn Canyon Ranch foreman Levi Jackson unlocks the door to the cabin to escape the storm, Claire greets him by pointing her pistol at him. But he convinces her he's trustworthy, and they share the cabin until the storm passes. Claire and Zaylie agree to stay on at the ranch so that Claire can help the ranch owner's wife, Retta; soon Claire and Retta become fast friends, the romantic attraction between Claire and Levi heats up, and Zaylie falls in love with the ranch animals. Claire comes to dread returning to her home in Oklahoma, where she cares for Zaylie when Zaylie's father is deployed. The slow-simmering romance between Claire and Levi is enhanced by the kind supporting characters and the simple pleasures of ranch life in a story that's sure to please fans of cowboy romances.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Levi meets Claire in a most unpredicatble place, falls for her sass and her 4 year old niece Zaylie steals his heart. Claire gets a chance for a real family and Levi is thrilled to have her around. There are characters from the first book, both have insecurities for relationships and come to grips for lust and love.